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Wile E. Coyote may have bought his last Acme supply, law students stand up to big coal, James Lipton stays up late late, and more. Pace faculty, staff, and students sound off in the news.

Wile E. Coyote making a comeback in Westchester?  Probably not, say several local wildlife experts that came to Pace late last month to discuss the resurgence of coyote sightings and encounters in a symposium entitled “Coyotes in Suburbia.” The lecture was attended by more than 100 wildlife experts, law enforcement officials, and citizens from Westchester County.

Want to make a mogul? Forbes.com asked Bruce Bachenheimer, director of entrepreneurship at Lubin, to give some advice to parents who want to nurture their child’s business acumen. See what he had to say in Forbes.com’s Top Tips: 15 Ways to Raise a Young Mogul.

Professor of Finance, Surendra Kaushik, PhD, susses out the pros and cons of proposed tax break for employers who hire U.S. workers in Computerworld.com.

The Pace Environmental Law Clinic, run by students and supervised by law professors Karl S. Coplan, JD, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., JD, LLM, and Daniel Estrin, JD, took the first steps in bringing suit against several Kentucky mining companies for violations against the Clean Water Act.

Adjunct Professor of Marketing Ellen Schapps Richman and her husband got down to business at a Democratic fundraising dinner in their home. An article in Greenwichtime.com highlights some of the big-name attendees including:  President Barack Obama, director/producer Ron Howard, TV journalist Jane Pauley, and Garry Trudeau of “Doonesbury” fame.

Alexandra Dappolito Dunn, JD, assistant dean of Environmental Law Programs, spoke at the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries as part of their Third Thursday Series held at the Center for Environmental Innovation and Education in Beacon, New York. The discussion was centered on the importance of water in the global economy and also included John Cronin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs at the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies.

Getting to bed early these days? In case you missed it, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson invited Dean Emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School James Lipton to talk about Inside the Actors Studio entering its 17th season and all of the preparation that goes into producing an in-depth interview.  View the segment and hear what Lipton said about Pace University.

Pace’s Build on Special Strengths (BOSS) Program was featured twice last month on WPIX TV’s morning news program. The piece examined the college experience of three students with autism and followed the students through their day-to-day activities as a college student. Director of the BOSS Program Dianne Zager, PhD, was interviewed as well.

Lubin professor Jorge Pinto appeared on CNN en Español Economía y Finanzas to discuss the state of the economy in the United States and Latin America, noting that high budget deficits are fueling fear about the value of the dollar.

Finance professor Michael Szenberg, PhD, was interviewed on the topic of “appreciation” last month by the producers of TV Tokyo’s Money Encyclopedia. Click here to watch the interview, and if you aren’t bilingual, skip ahead to 1:21 for Professor Szenberg’s comments.

Maria Luskay, EdD, associate professor and director of the MA in Media and Communication Arts Program, was quoted in Andrew Revkin’s New York Times Op-Ed on “A Pretty Edgy Climate Campaign.”

Director of the Counseling Center Richard Shadick, PhD, was asked by Lifescript.com to give his advice to women battling depression in the article “11 Simple Tips to Chase the Blues.”

The Manitoban reports Jillian Mcdonald, associate professor of fine art and curator of the Pace Digital Gallery, has just finished filming her latest project, a zombie film tentatively titled Prairie Horror.

Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies Andrew Revkin served as the keynote speaker at the Northeast Environmental Studies Group conference earlier last month. Read what he had to say about the ethics of climate change in this CSRwire.com article.

Brian Petersen, PsyD, a senior psychologist in the Counseling Center, was asked by The Sacramento Bee to weigh in on the rise of paranormal investigation services as a response to the universal anxiety of death.

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and author of Feminism Inc.: Coming of Age in Girl Power Media Culture Emilie Zaslow, speaks about the toll eating disorders have on adolescents in the November/December 2010 issue of Scholastic Choices, a classroom magazine aimed at teen audiences with a circulation of 200,000.

Associate professor of criminal justice Susan Herman, JD, and author of Parallel Justice for Victims of Crime, has been named to the state’s first-ever Permanent Sentencing Commission. The Commission is charged with the task of revising New York State’s crime sentencing policies—something which has not been done in more than four decades.

CFO.com sat down with Tom Jones, director of the Center for the Study of International Accounting Standards, to discuss recent developments within the field of accounting, including issues such as a blue-ribbon panel’s endorsement of private-company accounting rules and the selection of a Dutch regulator to head the IASB.

Sister Mary St. John Delany, associate professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Literacy Enrichment hosted “Witches’ Brew,” a free program featuring readings by local children’s book authors and storytelling from different cultures. The director and the program were featured in an article on LoHud.com.