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From raising the debt ceiling, to high-profile court cases to Star Wars and everything in between, here’s what Pace faculty and staff have been talking about in the news.

Robert Lazer, PhD, director of Organizational Learning and Development, was a presenter at CUPA-HR’s 2011 Eastern Regional Conference, sharing how Pace developed and implemented its web-based performance management process. He also published an invited article on Pace’s process change initiatives in the recent edition of The Higher Education Workplace.

News Photographer, the magazine of the National Press Photographers Association, carries an article, which is featured on the NPPA website, announcing the upcoming collaboration between Pace and the NPPA on “Witness to Tragedy and Recovery,” a symposium and photography exhibit this fall to mark the anniversary of 9/11.

An article, “Risk Response Allocation Model” written jointly by Max Hoefer, PhD, appeared in the December 2010 issue of Information Knowledge Systems Management.

Michael Szenberg, PhD, economist and distinguished professor of finance and economics at Lubin, discusses the potential positive impact on financial and commodity markets if the United States cannot raise its debt ceiling in a Kitco News article.

Pace law professor Randolph McLaughlin, regular contributor to The Journal News, wrote an opinion piece on two cases causing media frenzy. He says the public may not like the Casey Anthony verdict, but the legal system was working at its best. With Dominique Strauss-Kahn he suspects special treatment in a case he feels should go to trial.

Articles about the Strauss-Kahn case and its faltering credibility quoted Pace Law’s Audrey Rogers (Financial Times) and Bennet Gershman (Reuters and AP, picked up by hundreds of media internationally).

In the San Diego Red, the bilingual partner of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Richard Shadick,PhD, director of the NYC Counseling Center, drew on his work with differing ethnic patterns of suicide. According to the article, Latinos suffer from mental illness at the same rate as the rest of the population but are less likely to seek help.

Lubin marketing professor David Gertner, PhD, recently published two articles in Place Branding and Public Diplomacy and the Journal of Brand Management.

Dyson history professor and Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies Nancy Reagin, PhD, was interviewed about vampires, history, and pop culture for Love Lust running this month on the Sundance Channel. A New York Times blog post featured Star Wars and History, a book she is co-editing for Lucasfilms about plot turns that echo real events.

Money: Sound and Unsound by economics professor Joseph Salerno, PhD, collects essays on monetary topics from the past 25 years and relates them to financial developments and Austrian economics. An interview with him appeared in articles on,, and The Daily Bell.

John Alan James, professor of management and corporate governance at Lubin, urged US consideration of European business ways an article for Corporate Compliance Insights.

Larry Chiagouris, PhD, a Lubin professor of marketing, touted careers in growth marketing jobs like SEO Analyst and Social Media Coordinator in an article on

A Reuters article, and professional publications quoting a corporate news release, reported that a possible cure for sleeping sickness is nearly ready for human trials. The progress reflects not only a creative financing innovation, but years of research by Pace’s Haskins Laboratories, a group well known among experts on rare diseases.

A Best Southwest News article reports on recent research that shows how buying local campaigns provide only limited and short-lived results for small businesses. So, as budget-conscious consumers turn to mass retailers, Internet and malls for bargains, what can small business owners do? Paul Kurnit, a clinical marketing professor at Pace and a business consultant, is quoted in the article.

Jim Stenerson, PhD, Sarah Burns-Feyl, and Beth Gordon Klingner, PhD, were asked to do one of the Faculty Resource Network’s Summer Seminars—New Technologies for Teaching and Learning. The event drew 47 participants from more than 30 institutions nationwide.

Daniel Baugher, associate dean and director of graduate programs at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business in New York City and White Plains, was quoted in the Westchester County Business Journal pointing out an “upswing in program enrollment” due to new encouragement for adult education such as online courses and employer incentives.

Pace University’s Environmental Center is featured in a front page article with photos in The Journal News in print and online. features Rhonda Miller, one of the most sought-after choreographers and dance lecturers from coast to coast, in an article regarding Pace’s new Commercial Dance program.

There have always been plenty of characters loitering in Times Square. But these days some of them are complete phonies. Larry Chiagouris, PhD, professor of marketing at Pace, suggests to the New York Post that a sustained presence of the impostors can leave a bad impression of the firms that own the rights. “People begin to subconsciously associate the stained and ripped characters with the companies.”