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Marketing gimmicks, workplace demographics, data encryption, and more. Pace faculty and staff sound off in the media.

On May 6, Claudia G. Green, PhD, was an invited guest speaker at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs Conference on Tibet where she spoke about “Community Based Tourism Development in Tibet.” She will also be presenting her sustainable tourism development projects and research in Paraty and Ilha Grande Brazil at the AACSB Sustainability Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, June 15-17, 2011.

Professor and director of Pace’s Counseling Center, Richard Shaddick, PhD, discusses “working around depression” in a cover story of the Winter 2011 issue of Esperanza.

Pace economics professor Farrokh Hormozi, PhD and law professor Randolph McLaughlin, JD, were called upon for expertise for an article in The Journal News on changing demographics in the workplace.

Jonathan Hill, assistant dean of Seidenberg School of Computer Science, was quoted in a New York Times article about the fastest growing career fields.

Economics lecturer Ghassan Karam discussed the recent uprisings in the Middle East as a guest panelist on World Have Your Say, BBC’s award-winning global interactive news discussion show, on April 22.

Dean Nira Herrmann of the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences is quoted in the Westchester County Business Journal.

Greg Clary from The Journal News observed Pace faculty and students debate the future of nuclear power during a discussion held April 13 on Pace’s Westchester Campus. Clary’s April 14 column outlined some of the complexities discussed.

Despite its dominance in the U.S. market, Walmart–the nation’s largest retailer–has endured seven straight quarters of falling sales at its stores. In AOL’s Daily Finance, Lubin’s Paul Kurnit comments whether the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer’s strategy of revisiting a marketing gimmick it used to great effect once before–“Low Prices, Every Day”–is a good one.

WCBS TV filmed a story which aired on Friday, April 15 at 11pm on Jean Coppola and her students who teach seniors technology in adult care facilities.

Sue Merritt, founding dean of the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems now has a Verizon Foundation Scholarship named after her, according to an article written in The Journal News.

An article in The Journal News features Law professor Ralph Stein, who is called upon for his expertise regarding a case in Harrison.

BroadwayWorld.com covered both the Actors Studio Drama School’s 13th repertory season beginning Wednesday, April 13 and Pace’s Leaders in Management black tie fundraiser with a performance by Tony-nominated Ann Hampton Callaway.

Maria Luskay’s, EdD, class on filming a documentary has recently been covered in media in New York and Massachusetts.

Darren Hayes, DPS, is sought out for his expertise on computer security once again; this time in the Forbes blog. “There is a cost to encryption and many companies will not pay,” says Hayes, chair of Pace’s Computer Information Systems Program.

Seidenberg assistant dean Jonathan Hill and Lubin professor Robert Vambery comment in an article on Computerworld.com on reports that China is set to surpass the U.S. in PC shipments either this year or the next.

The Journal News called upon Pace Energy and Climate Center head James Van Nostrand for his expertise regarding an experimental process of burying carbon underground.

Read a letter to the editor in the New York Times by John Alan James, a professor of corporate governance at Pace, about Henry A. Kissinger’s review of Jonathan Steinberg’s “Bismarck: A Life.”