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Tammy Fox (Graduate Business Programs) was quoted in an article by US News & World Report about what business majors should consider before pursuing an MBA. 

Shannon Vallor (Philosophy) was quoted in a Washington Post article about the ethics of hackers releasing personal information about members of the Ferguson police force. 

Andy Tsay (OMIS) was quoted in a New York Times story about issues surrounding Chinese factory workers’ working conditions.of the Ferguson police force. 

Hana Callaghan (Markkula) was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle about campaign ethics regarding  Oakland Mayor Jean Quan sending campaign emails to city employee municipal accounts. The story ran in two other online outlets. 

Ron Katz (ISLE) talked to KQED news about the wrongful death lawsuit by UC athlete Ted Agu’s family. 

Ron Katz (ISLE) talked to KQED news about the wrongful death lawsuit by UC athlete Ted Agu’s family. 

Gordon Young (Communication) did several interviews about his book Teardown: Memoir of A Vanishing City; about efforts to fight blight in Michigan; and about his crowdfunding campaign to tear down an abandoned home in a Flint neighborhood. He spoke with NPR’s Michigan Radio, WKAR, ABC12,NBC,  and MLive. He also was quoted in a column in MLive about t-shirts promoting the violent reputation of Flint, MI. 

Ryan Holmes (Markkula)  and Irina Raicu (Markkula) wrote an op-ed that ran in the San Jose Mercury News and at least two other outlets, about the selling of medical data. Holmes was also quoted in the Daily News about hospitals monitoring their patients credit card data to predict sickness.  Raicu was also quoted in the Silicon Valley Business Journal about tech companies releasing diversity data of its employees. Several other outlets picked up the story including the Austin Business Journal, Jacksonville Business Journal, Malaysia Sun and Cambodian Times. 

Dorothy Glancy (Law) was quoted in the Baltimore Sun about car manufacturers and driver privacy.

Rose Marie Beebe (Modern Language and Literatures) was quoted in an article by Digital Journal about Toypurina, California’s first woman rebel. The article also highlights the book she co-authored with Robert Senkewicz (History), Chronicles of Early California, 1535 -1846, Lands of Promise and Despair. 

Student Sarah Madden wrote an article for a Council of Foreign Relations blog, about the recent tightening of international finance restrictions that have a serious impact on Somalia. 

Jerry Burger (Psychology) was quoted in The Washington Post, which mentioned his book Returning Home. 

Dan Ostrov (Mathematics) discussed the statistics behind a spate of lightning strikes across the nation with NBC’s “Reality Check.”  He similarly tackled the odds of billionaire brackets,  on a past show. 

Patricia Cain (Law) was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article, which also ran in the Connecticut Post, about gift taxes. 

Student Greg Toschi was quoted in the Mercury News as one of the speakers protesting a planned housing ordinance in Santa Clara that would outlaw many multi-student homes. The issue was also covered in Santa Clara Weekly. 

Student Greg Toschi was quoted in the Mercury News as one of the speakers protesting a planned housing ordinance in Santa Clara that would outlaw many multi-student homes. The issue was also covered in SaDavid Sloss (Law) wrote an article for Just Security about Russian treaty violations.nta Clara Weekly. 

David Sloss (Law) wrote an article for Just Security about Russian treaty violations. 

Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing/RMI) spoke to KGO radio about Target's declining market position. 

Diane Dreher (English) blogged for Psychology Today about the healthiness of peoples’ jobs. 

Kyle Graham (Law) was quoted in Del Norte Triplicate about a man getting a re-sentence for his fatal DUI. 


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  • » Human Rights Attorney Hadar Harris Named Executive Director of Northern California Innocence Project

    Human rights attorney Hadar Harris has been appointed executive director of the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University School of Law. Read More »
    Published Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 by (Deborah Lohse)
  • » Santa Clara University Nationally Ranked in Study Abroad and International Student Programs

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 — Santa Clara University has one of the highest percentages of students studying abroad and of international students in master’s institutions according to the Open Doors 2015 report.

    The Institute of International Education (IIE) Open Doors 2015 report, which is funded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, looked at approximately 3,000 colleges and universities in the U.S.

    It ranked Santa Clara University No. 5 for the number of students studying abroad on “mid-length” programs that are one semester or quarter in duration, No. 28  for the total number of study abroad students among master’s degree granting institutions, and No. 22 for the total number of international students among top master’s degree institutions.

    “Santa Clara continues to cultivate growth in our global programs as part of our Institutional Strategic Plan. Our success is indicative of the continued importance that universities place on global education and on preparing students with the tools to succeed in a borderless, global workplace,”  said Susan Popko, associate provost for international programs at Santa Clara University.

    Santa Clara University hosted 1,390 international students and scholars hailing from all over the world including India, China, and South Korea, which are considered the top places of origin of international students according to the report.

    According to the report, in 2014–2015, the number of international students in the U.S. increased by 10 percent to a record high of 974,926 students with California remaining the top host state with 135,130 students.

    India, China, and Brazil account for most of the growth in international students on U.S. campuses. While China remains the top country of origin of international students in the U.S., increasing by 11 percent to 304,040, India’s growth outpaced China’s this year, with students from India increasing 29.4 percent to a record high of 132,888.

    U.S. student participation in study abroad has more than tripled over the past two decades. As reported by Open Doors data, 304,467 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in 2013–14, an increase of 5.2 percent over the previous year. During that same year, 479 Santa Clara University students studied abroad.

    About Santa Clara University

    Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its more than 9,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, theology, and engineering, plus master’s and law degrees and engineering Ph.D.s. Distinguished nationally by one of the highest graduation rates among all U.S. master’s universities, California’s oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. For more information, see

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    Published Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 by (Tina Vossugh)
  • » Documentary on John Paul Stevens Being Shown Nov. 16 to SCU Campus

    A special viewing of a documentary on the unlikely origins of John Paul Stevens' ascension to the U.S. Supreme Court, based on a book by SCU Law Prof. Ken Manaster, will be held Nov. 16, in Bannan Room 127 at noon. Read More »
    Published Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 by (Deborah Lohse)
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