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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. 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 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.”

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Google’s actions in Egypt, New York as the next Venice, Beijing: Boomtown or No? – Pace faculty weigh in on local, national, and global events.

Chris Presley, Director of Professional Development for the Actors Studio Drama School, was quoted in The Washington Times February 3, 2011 article, “How Hollywood Shaped Gipper”, a highlight of Ronald Reagan’s film background and its influence on his political career.

Professor Randi Priluck of Pace’s business school believes that studying is the key to learning – not test taking. See what she has to say in her letter to the editor published by the New York Times.

John C. Byrne, PhD, a Lubin management professor, recently published his book entitled The Mindset for Creating Project Value, which provides insight into how different perspectives are necessary to better understand the limitations of project.

Darren R. Hayes, DPS, a computer forensics and security professor, spoke to about the need for security standardization for cloud services.

The voice of Lubin professor Jack James was heard in a story on Egypt, saying Google was wise to stay quiet about the public activities of its celebrated employee Wael Ghonim.

Clinical professor and marketing expert Paul Kurnit discusses the lasting love we have for a toy like Legos in The Sacramento Bee.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the alliance between Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch on The Daily, Murdoch’s new digital newspaper for the iPad, ended with a bang for Pace: a knowing analysis of the move from the dean of the Lubin School of Business, Neil Braun, who is a former chief executive of Viacom Inc.’s entertainment division.

Bruce Bachenheimer, management professor and director of Pace’s entrepreneurship program, spoke to The Star-Ledger about the importance of mentoring and sponsorship.

“I think Toyota blew it early on,” said Paul Kurnit, clinical professor of marketing, to He and Pace Law professor Steven Goldberg, JD, spoke to to discuss the most recent Toyota recall.

Farrokh Hormozi, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Public Administration Department, spoke about Municipal Finance at the monthly luncheon of the Municipal Administrators Association of Metropolitan New York, on February 16, 2011.

John Nolon, JD, a Pace University law professor with an expertise in sustainability law, spoke with about the possible effects of climate change on sea level for New York waters.

Professor Bridget J. Crawford, JD, “who teaches about gender issues in estate tax law at Pace University Law School in White Plains,” discussed the new federal tax law’s estate tax exemptions for spouses on the front page of a New York Times special section on “Wealth.”

In a letter to the editor of the Financial Times, Law professor Darren Rosenblum, JD, brushed away Chinese claims of inventing a new national economic model. “China’s export prowess depends directly on the international community’s ignoring the extent of state domination of the economy…. If Boeing could get away with the amount of state support that China’s industries get, it would be unrivalled.”

The Actors Studio Drama School got local publicity in the Motley County Tribune when a student went to the county to research a local jail as the setting for his direction of the William Saroyan one-act play Hello Out There.

Inigral, the creators of the Schools App for Facebook, received a $2 million program-related investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. New clients include Pace University, Hofstra University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Savannah College of Art and Design, and the Academy of Art University.

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“Wild” web pages, WikiLeaks, and all that jazz— Pace faculty have been out and about in the press this month.

Art professor Jillian Mcdonald’s website was highlighted as one of “The Wildest Faculty Web Pages” in The Chronicle of Higher Education.; and in Border Crossings, a Canadian arts magazine, she discussed her increasingly celebrated fascination with zombies, vampires, and horror films.

Nicholas Catalano, PhD, a professor of English, is a contributor to All About Jazz. His latest essay links to past and current practitioners of jazz who use the contrapuntal lines of classical music.

Darren Hayes, DPS, Seidenberg’s computer forensics and security expert, has been repeatedly quoted about the implications of the WikiLeaks controversy, most recently in a Flint Journal article about a possible lack of open access to social networking sites and e-mail for troops abroad.

Anthony D. Mancini, PhD, co-authored research that found that for many, losing a job has “few long term psychological effects.” Multiple media reported on the study.

In an op-ed in the Journal News on the conviction of White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley, Pace Law Professor Bennett L. Gershman, JD, strongly suggested Bradley resigns.

Pace Law’s John Nolon, JD, was interviewed on an influential public radio station, WAMC, after the Pace Land Use Law Center presented ideas for rehabilitating the city’s economy at a hearing in Newburgh.

New business founders should “suspend their confidence in their own business” and listen to customers, advised Professor and Director of Entrepreneurship Bruce Bachenheimer in the second of two segments on MSNBC’s “Your Business.” Additionally Bachenheimer discussed innovations of the year in his second appearance on a worldwide Voice of America (VOA) news program.

Jackson Morris, a senior policy adviser at the Pace Law School’s Energy and Climate Center, talked to American Public Media’s Marketplace about new EPA regulations on greenhouse gas emissions at power plants, refineries, and paper mills.

Chris Williams, an environmental activist and adjunct professor, is “an informative and engaging writer, but his biggest weapon is his thorough research” according to a review in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.