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Girl power, prisoners’ rights, Osama bin Laden’s use of communication technology, and much more! Click here to see what Pace faculty and staff have been saying in the news.

  • Law professor Michael Mushlin, a “prisoners’ rights expert”, was quoted in The Huffington Post regarding the supreme court’s decision to cut back California’s prison population by more than 30,000 inmates.
  • Emilie Zaslow, PhD, assistant professor of communication studies and author of “Feminism, Inc.: Coming of Age in Girl Power Media Culture” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) is quoted in a Medill Reports Chicago article.
  • Richard Shadick, PhD, director of Pace’s Counseling Center in New York City and an adjunct professor of psychology, was interviewed for an AP article regarding trends in screening college students for mental health issues.
  • Professor Bruce Bachenheimer discusses the importance of leadership skill building in a cover story for College PreView, a high school publication targeting college-bound juniors and seniors.

  • A Law professor writes an opinion article in the Journal News online ( about the politics of same-sex marriage.
  • Commencement coverage included a segment on News 12 on May 20 featuring the Pleasantville undergraduate ceremony, a mention of honorary degree recipient Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford on The NY Daily News web site and a photo montage on The Journal News web site,

  • Darren Hayes, DPS, was quoted in an article on regarding Osama bin Laden and his use of technology communications.
  • Robert Meffe, director of the BFA musical theater program at Pace , is featured and heavily quoted in an article by The Christian Science Monitor.
  • Xinhua News Agency wrote a story about the open house event that was recently held at Pace to introduce Chinese culture to students and local residents.
  • An article in the Westchester County Business Journal covers the launch of an online bachelor’s degree program called iPace for students who work full time or are too busy to study on campus.
  • Marketing professor Paul Kurnit is quoted in an article appearing on The CBS Interactive Business Network. He shares his expertise on the topic of marketing and stresses the importance of innovation in advertising and the fragmentation of media.
  • A Pace University environmental science graduate course and student are highlighted in a New York Times Dot Earth blog post by Andy Revkin, senior fellow for environmental understanding at Pace.
  • The Journal News online and Ithaca Journal Online quoted law professor Adele Bernhard who criticized the newly passed bill by the New York Senate which will create a “violent felony offender registry” state-wide. Bernhard believes the bill won’t help a person become rehabilitated.
  • Maxine Sugarman, the director of Career Services on Pace’s New York City Campus, shares with The Examiner how she and her team are preparing graduating seniors and graduate students to be interview-ready for potential employers.
  • Pace was featured in three Pleasantville Examiner articles. The stories were about the Pace Relay for Life event, the opening of the Marty McGuire Museum at the Environmental Center on the Westchester campus, and the hiring of Pace’s new athletic director.
  • In a Crain’s New York Business article Bruce Bachenheimer, clinical professor of management and director of the entrepreneurship program at Pace University, advocates that small business owners should first “Do a small-scale test” to determine if and how their company should raise prices.

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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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“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.