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The largest country in South America, Watson’s Jeopardy! debut, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. What do these things have in common? Pace faculty, of course.

Dyson Professors Nancy Reagin, PhD, and Martha Driver, PhD, talk about their success using the “Reacting to the Past” teaching method in the Chronicle of Higher Education article, Setting Students’ Minds on Fire.

In a Journal News interview, Dyson professor Farrokh Hormozi, PhD, called for more workforce education as a crucial part of a national job program and stressed the psychological damage of lengthy unemployment.

Eric Kessler, a management professor at the Lubin School of Business, was quoted in a  Newsweek cover story about documenting breakdowns in decision-making due to an overload of digitized information.

Professor Darren R. Hayes, DPS, was quoted in multiple articles about the Jeopardy! game show testing man against machine (IBM’S Watson supercomputer). The major stories emphasize Hayes’s knowledge of homeland security and how Watson could be used in that area.

Larry Chiagouris, a professor of marketing and author of The Secret to Getting a Job After College was quoted in a Yahoo! Shine article about courses every college student should take.

Adjunct professors of art Jessica Dickinson and Stephanie Jeanjean participated in the College Art Association Annual Conference, in the panels “Studio Art Open Session: Abstract Painting at 100” and “Women and Work,” respectively.

The East Greenwich Patch writes a detailed profile of Andrew Revkin, a former East Greenwich resident and current  Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace’s Academy for Applied Environmental Studies.

Professor and Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies Department Nancy Reagin, PhD, co-edited a special historical issue of Transformative Works and Cultures, an MLA-indexed journal devoted to scholarship about popular culture, fans, audiences, and new media.  Within the issue, Reagin co-authored a review essay entitled “‘I’m Buffy, and You’re History’: Putting Fan Studies Into History.”

Adjunct professor of performing arts JoAnn Yeoman Tongret’s essay, “Telling Tales” has been published in Emeritus Voices, the journal of the Emeritus College at Arizona State University.

Professor of music Lee Evans, EdD, has been featured in the January/February 2011 issue of JAZZed Magazine, the Jazz Education Network’s official magazine for jazz educators. His article, “The Age of Ambiguity: An Apt Appellation,” examines the evolution of tonality to atonality in music history.

Pace Law professor Randolph McLaughlin, JD, talks to The Journal News about an appeal filed in Port Chester’s voting rights case.

Pace professors Paul Kurnit and Steven Goldberg, JD, discussed whether the world’s largest automaker can restore its battered reputation for safety and quality with David Schepp of AOL’s Daily Finance.

Claudia Green,PhD, the Director of Hospitality and Tourism Management has led more than 250 Pace students and faculty on 10 field studies to Brazil since 2000. She spearheaded the Pace “Brazil Day 2011″ event as a prelude to her 11th study abroad trip to the largest country in South America.

Pace Law professor Darren Rosenblum, JD, comments in the Washington Post about the practical effects of the Obama Administration’s dropping its defense of the Defense of Marriage Act.

In an aging society, professor Jean Coppola’s, PhD, work training students to help older people learn computing struck with various news media and she has most recently been interviewed in The Wall Street Journal.