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SCU in the News


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

  •  2013 Solar Decathlon Team

     The 2013 Solar Decathlon team (Engineering) was featured on NBC Bay Area, Sierra Magazine, and in the Solar Daily Online, Big News Network and AZoBuild. 

  •  Colleen Chien

     Research by Colleen Chien (Law) on the impact of patent assertion entities was cited by an op-ed that ran in the LA Times and several other outlets, as well as by The American, Mobile Tech Today, CRMDaily, and other outlets.

  •  Irina Raicu

     Irina Raicu (Markkula) wrote an op-ed in USA Today called the “NSA revelations remind me of Cold War Romania.” The piece ran in at least a dozen other papers nationwide.

  •  GSBI Accelerator

    The weeklong on-campus visit of social entrepreneurs who are part of the  GSBI Accelerator (CSTS) made news in MedCity,  VentureBeat,  ABC7, and NextBillion. 

  •  Jill Pelletteiri

    Jill Pelletteiri (Spanish) was quoted on KQED’s California Report about Google Translate and the limitations of such services. 

  •  Chuck Byers

     Chuck Byers (Marketing) was quoted in NPR’s Marketplace, about Yahoo’s gimmick of showing 30 different logos to users before unveiling its final choice.

  •  Office of Sustainability

    Due in large measure to the work of the Office of Sustainability, Santa Clara University was named one of the top 50 Cool Schools by Sierra Magazine. The magazine also included an online video featuring the Solar Decathlon team.


  •  Eric Goldman

     Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in the New York Times,  RedOrbit and the Atlantic Wire about Twitter’s general counsel stepping down. JD Supra quoted his comments to MediaPost about a case holding a website operator liable for defamation for a user’s comments.  He was quoted on the issue of “revenge porn” and other topics in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, BusinessWeek, Houston Chronicle, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, TechWeb, and Search Engine Watch.   More than a dozen publications or outlets carried a story quoting him about a YouTube lawsuit.

  •  Robert Hendershott

    Robert Hendershott (Finance) was quoted in NPR’s Marketplace discussing the dual roles of Ashton Kutcher, who played Steve Jobs and is also a startup investor. At least a half dozen stations nationwide carried the show. 

  •  Gary Macy

     Gary Macy (Religious Studies) was interviewed extensively on public radio station WGVU-TV’s Common Threads show, about the history of women’s ordination.


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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