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Which charities make the cut, trendy imperfections, and police corruption. Find out what Pace faculty and staff are saying about these and other topics.

Dyson Associate Professor of Fine Arts William Pappenheimer’s proposal entitled “Invisible ARtaffects” has been chosen as the winner of this year’s ARtSense Commission at the Foundation for Creative Technology’s $32,000 grant.

Lubin Associate Professor of Management Claudia G. Green, PhD, has been invited to present her research titled “Teaching Sustainability in Higher Education” in Havana, Cuba at the 8th International Congress of Higher Education University. Additionally, she will be moderating a session titled “Tools and Techniques for Representing Tourism Places” at the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers  and presenting her research on “Green Mapping Sustainable Tourism in the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest” February 24-28, 2012, at the New York Hilton.

College of Health Professions Professor Sharon Wexler, PhD, was quoted in The Westchester Business Journal  about the cost and availability of eldercare facilities.

Lubin Professor Susanna Cahn’s, PhD, “Teaching Business Ethics with Cases: The Effect of Personal Experience” was published in the 2011 issue of the Journal of Business Ethics Education.

Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes, DPS, told the Chronicle of Higher Education that the field of computer forensics is rapidly evolving with roughly one new cell phone every three days, and media tablet sales expected to more than triple in 2011.

The 10th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards honored Jorge Luis Cachiero, Dyson chair of performing arts, in a November 29 ceremony hosted by Jorge Ramos of Telemundo in New York City and produced by LatinTRENDS Magazine.

Bruce Bachenheimer, Lubin’s clinical professor of management and director of entrepreneurship, provides tips to parents who are considering helping an adult child start a business in Kiplinger’s Retirement Report.

On Interest.com, Rebecca Tekula, PhD, executive director of the Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Pace, advocates using online resources to determine which charities really deserve your money.

The Westchester County Business Journal reports that the Pace SkillProof IT Index quarterly analysis of the job market for information technology professionals in Westchester showed little growth during the third quarter, but the report’s authors, including Dyson Professor Farrokh Hormozi, PhD, still see strong prospects for IT management.

Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes, DPS, was quoted in Wall Street & Technology about how Google and its Android operating system, already number one in the smartphone industry, are making serious inroads in the tablet market.

The Chair of Dyson’s Psychology Department in New York City, Wade Pickren, PhD, recalled the impact that the famed psychologist James Hillman had on therapy and the “men’s movement” in Hillman’s obituary in The New York Times.

Trendy women in Japan intentionally give themselves a “fanged” or “snaggletooth” look. Dyson Communications Professor Emilie Zaslow, PhD, told The New York Times that this is due to a fixation on youth and the “imperfections” that come with it.

Law Professor Leslie Garfield agreed with Judge Belvin Perry’s decision to delay releasing juror’s names after the Casey Anthony trial. She was quoted in an Associated Press article that ran in papers nation-wide including The Washington Post.

The Journal News reported that Senior Fellow Andrew Revkin is the first two-time winner of the Communication Award bestowed by the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine.

Law Professor Bennett Gershman told The Times Herald-Record that the DA’s office shouldn’t allow an off-book account in Ulster County over which the city comptroller has no control.

Law Professor Randolph McLaughlin said in The Empire on the WNYC web site that when redistricting voters, the state needs to be aware of the potentially inadvertent creation of minority districts.

The high level of U.S. debt and its budget deficit within the framework of a globalized and interdependent world economy was the topic of discussion between Lubin Professor Michael Szenberg, PhD, and On the Money host Steve Pomeranz. The interview was aired on nine different radio stations.

Despite the wide gap between the average starting salary for MBA graduates and the average starting salary for students with an undergraduate degree, companies are not shying away from MBA students, said Westchester Director of Career Services Angelina Bassano in the Westchester County Business Journal.

The Westchester County Business Journal turned to Franz Litz, executive director of the Energy and Climate Center at Pace, for his expertise on not one but two stories this week about local energy issues.

Law Professor Louis Fasulo was quoted in The Times Herald-Record about a disagreement between Ulster County District Attorney candidates over prosecuting gang-related violent crimes.

Law Professor Ed Pekarek spoke to CNN on proposed regulations that could have lessened the severity of MF Global’s collapse.

In his latest blog entry on the Huffington Post, Law Professor Bennett Gershman writes about what he calls “one of the most important privacy cases in decades,” United States v. Jones.

The Journal News and Patch.com posted news of Pace’s School of Education and the Croton-Harmon School District pairing up to offer a science program for students in grades 4-8. The first in the series will be given by Dyson Professor Angelo Spillo.

Dyson professors Jennifer Powell-Lunder, PsyD, and Ross Robak were interviewed for a News 12 segment after they spoke at a Pleasantville “Teen Speak” event on communicating with teens.

In a column in the Huffington Post, Law Professor Bennett Gershman gave his response to the ticket-fixing that sixteen New York City police officers were charged with last week, asking “Does anybody doubt that ticket-fixing by police is corruption?”

Women’s Justice Center Executive Director Jane Aoyama-Martin gave her opinion in a Journal News  article exploring the benefits and dangers of divorcing couples co-habiting.

Ira Davidson, director of the Small Business Development Center at Pace, said entrepreneurs should approach landlords about renewal terms at least one year before the current lease’s expiration date in an article in Crain’s New York Business.

Bloomberg TV interviewed Lubin Professor of Marketing Larry Chiagouris about the Deeplocal advertising agency.