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SCU in the News is a biweekly compilation of select media highlights featuring faculty, staff or students.

  •  Global Social Benefit Incubator

     SCU's 10th annual Global Social Benefit Incubator (CSTS)  was featured in stories in the San Francisco Chronicle; the UK Guardian's Sustainable Business blog; the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal;  and the Triple Pundit blog.

    Also, four op-eds related to GSBI were carried by entrepreneur-focused publications:  Al Bruno (Marketing) in; Paul Meissner (GSBI Mentor) in;  Thane Kreiner (CSTS)  in;  and Jim Koch (Management) in, which also was picked up by the Christian Science Monitor.
  •  Irina Raicu

     Irina Raicu (Markkula) wrote an op-ed in MarketWatch, which was picked up by the Wall Street Journal, about how complicated the word "like" is, in regard to Facebook and First Amendment protections. She also appeared on KTVU discussing the ethics around a new company that makes celebrity "avatars" that a user can program to say anything he or she wants.

  •  Simi Olabisis

     Sierra magazine wrote a story about former student Simi Olabisis's solar incubator project.

  •  Marissa Pimentel

     Marissa Pimentel (Facilities) talked to ABC's Karina Rusk about Google sending a team to map SCU's campus for the company's Street Views project.

  •  Santa Clara University

     The news that Santa Clara University was ranked as the second most-beautiful campus in the country was trumpeted by the TV show Inside Edition, KSMO in Kansas City, the San Jose Mercury News, Huffington Post, and others.

  •  Brian Love

     Brian Love (Law) was quoted in more than 1,400 outlets during the Apple-Samsung patent infringement trial. Among others, he was quoted by the Wall Street Journal, San Jose Mercury News, CNET, ForbesAssociated Press, and hundreds of sites or papers that reprinted the stories on the high-profile case. He also wrote two op-eds, for the Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Chronicle, critiquing the system that gave rise to Apple's billion-dollar victory.

  •  Judy Nadler

     Judy Nadler (Markkula) spoke to CBS5's Kiet Do  about a clerical error that could cost the Santa Clara Valley Water District $500 Million.

  •  Gary Macy

     Gary Macy (Religious Studies) discussed women deacons in the Chicago Tribune, a story that was carried in more than 20 other outlets.

  •  Robert Hendershott

     Robert Hendershott (Finance) was on public media's Marketplace discussing valuations of companies. 

  •  Drew Starbird

     Drew Starbird's (Leavey)  interview on Fox KTVU about how Bay Area farmers markets are among the few not affected by the national drought was carried by about 20 other channels.


Here’s a sampling of the hundreds of mentions of SCU in the media in the past two weeks. The first part of the link is a list; the full text is below the list.

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