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Pace moves up in the ranks; Charlie Sheen’s marketing spin; gold is a gift; and more media coverage of Pace faculty.

Crain’s New York Business reported that the graduate business program at the Lubin School of Business has moved up 15 places in the U.S. News Media Group’s rankings. It is now tied with the program at Fordham.

Marketing professor Paul Kurnit pointed out the marketing value of Charlie Sheen’s activities and the dwindling value of Smith Barney’s “we earn it” slogan in TheStreet and AOL Small Business. Additionally, Kurnit weighs in on The Facebook Age and how Facebook is not driven by the leadership style of Mark Zuckerberg in Success Magazine.

The Pace Law School Energy and Climate Center’s work on a climate action plan for the town of Red Hook is featured in the Daily Freeman.

“Gold is a gift; not an investment” advised Lubin  finance professor Lewis J. Altfest in an editorial appearing in the March 14 issue of The Wall Street Journal.

Law School professor Ralph Stein weighs in on how “Public–record access can be costly” in The Journal News.

Assistant professor of psychology Anthony Mancini was mentioned in a Globe and Mail article regarding the resilience of the human psyche after heavy trauma and loss.

John Nolon, James D. Hopkins Professor of Law at Pace Law School, talked to the Times Herald-Record about changes in Beacon alter development.

John Cronin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs at Pace and Director/CEO of the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, was quoted on an IBM website about the need to solve environmental problems with “technological and analytical innovations.”

An article in The Journal News, “Film tells of 9/11 widows who work for the greater good” mentions management professor Katherine Richardson in a feature article about 9/11 widows rebuilding their lives.

In a milestone for the school, the first graduate of the Actors Studio Drama School appeared on Inside the Actors Studio. Bradley Cooper discussed with James Lipton such matters as why Cooper missed his ASDS graduation – and the conversation made the New York Post’s “Page 6” twice!

Pace professor Darren Hayes, DPS, is quoted in another TechNewsWorld article which included his views on a constitutional right “to read anonymously, and case law shows that this right extends to the right to online privacy.”

The Journal News reached out to two Pace professors, Law professor Randolph McLaughlin and Greg Holtz, professor of public administration, to discuss the changing demographics of the region.

An article entitled “The Demise of Organized Labor” by Pace adjunct professor John Allan James appeared in the Westchester County Business Journal.

A new study by finance professors Iuliana Ismailescu and Matthew Morey was covered by two influential finance mediums:  Ignites, a Financial Times service distributed to more than 50,000 leaders across the world of mutual funds; and WSJ MarketBeat, a blog with monthly traffic of 525,892 visitors and 878,282 page views.

Professor Gregory Holtz, a lecturer at the Michaelian Institute, weighs in on the Diversity Index as another way to view census data in an article from The Journal News.

Professors Susan Merritt, PhD, Fred Grossman, Charles C. Tappert, and Joseph Bergin of the Seidenberg School have published their article entitled “A Research Doctorate for Computing Professionals” in the April issue of the Communications of the ACM, which can be read here. featured testimony about deflation fears that economics professor Joseph Salerno gave before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Monetary Policy.

Emily Welty, PhD, international author and Dyson professor, and Jacob Toll, board member of the Seeds of Peace Organization were on a panel presenting “Engaging Youths and Community in Dialogue: Our Roles in Cultivating Global Peace?” at this year’s Left Forum on March 19.


Adjunct Political Science Professor Gustavo Rivera, the newly elected State Senator from the Bronx, moderated the National Teach-In on Austerity and Indebtedness featuring Cornel West, PhD, of Princeton University on April 5.

Distinguished Professor of Art History Janetta Rebold Benton, PhD will lead The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Lecture Series “Art History 201: Masterpieces of World Art, The 20th and Early 21st Centuries” this spring. Dr. Benton has also just co-authored and published Arts and Culture: An Introduction to the Humanities.