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Pace faculty sound off in the press on everything from workers’ riots to how hard-to-pronounce names may hold back job seekers.

  • Dyson Emeritus Professor Florence L. Denmark, PhD, was presented with the award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology at the American Psychological Association 2011 annual convention. Watch the video.
  • Pace made the front page of  The New York Times, where Chris Malone, PhD,  associate professor of political science and recently appointed chair of the Dyson Political Science Department on the New York City Campus, was quoted saying the forthcoming race to replace Congressman Anthony Wiener “will be a one-upsmanship on who is more pro-Israel.”
  • Anthony Desiato, a current Pace law student and comic shop employee, was featured in The New York Times after making a documentary as his “creative outlet… to stay sane'” and landing a coveted chance to show it at Comic-Con.
  • A research article written by professors Kam Chan, PhD, Barbara Farrell, EdD, and Picheng Lee, PhD, was cited in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) study on auditor attestation requirement of Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.  The article, “Earnings Management of Firms Reporting Material Internal Control Weaknesses Under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act”, was published in a top accounting research journal in 2008 and has been highly cited in the literature.
  • The Journal News reported that Franz Litz is set to take position as chief of Pace’s Climate Center this Monday.
  • Business professor John Alan James is quoted in AOL Jobs  and The Journal News this week in articles about recourses for companies trying to avoid tax hikes and how Moody’s AAA bond rating of Westchester is in jeopardy.
  • Pace law professor Bennett L. Gershman is quoted in more than 100 national and international news articles regarding the maid in the Strauss-Kahn case. He warns that she could be painted as a publicity seeker because “the interviews also could make the prospect of pursuing the case less attractive.”
  • Richard B. Schlesinger, PhD, associate dean for academic affairs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, served as a subject matter expert peer reviewer for the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health on the document, “Derivation of Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health Values.”
  • Dyson history professor Joseph Tse-Hei Lee, PhD, attended a China study conference in Macau and gave a TV interview on Teledifusão de Macau: English TV News about the Sichuan migrant workers’ riots in Chaozhou and Guangzhou.
  • Pace Head Football Coach Chris Dapolito was featured in the New Jersey Star Ledger after assisting in a free football clinic for local youth in the Newark area organized by Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Taj Smith.
  • Pace Academy’s Senior Fellow and New York Times Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin critiques Obama’s strategies on the environment in The Guardian but believes that his greatest achievement has been the ability “to seek compromise… on tough issues like moving forward with tough new fuel economy standards for vehicles.”
  • The Montefiore Medical Center Research Committee hosted a nursing research conference in May and nursing professor Lillie Shortridge-Baggett, RN, EdD, was a keynote speaker. She emphasized the importance of evidence-based practice. The event was recapped by Nurse.com, the website of Nursing Spectrum.
  • USA Today and media outlets nationwide including the Tucson Citizen quote Dyson psychology professor K. Mark Sossin, PhD, who was on a panel on 9/11 psychological trauma at the American Psychological Association’s conference.
  • The Journal News ran a hometown news release about two local members of Pace’s winning Model UN team.
  • Philly.com quotes Lubin marketing professor Larry Chiagouris, PhD, who advises that job applicants with hard to pronounce names consider choosing a nickname to avoid being weeded out.
  • As the school year draws near, many teens begin to experience higher stress levels. Pace’s Richard Shadick, PhD, offers tips in Carolina Parent on helping teens get a handle on stress before it wreaks havoc on their psyche.
  • Public radio station WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Greg Fry interviewed Pace law professor Ralph Stein on the latest developments as Entergy seeks re-licensing at the site.
  • Lubin professor Paul Kurnit explains why TV listings still matter in an article in Advertising Age.
  • A new song released this week by Kanye West and Jay-Z was dedicated to the memory of Danroy Henry and produced a blizzard of nationwide coverage. Pace’s athletic director, Mark Brown, was interviewed by NBC New York. The clip ran on NBC cable affiliates across the country.
  • You need more than a good idea to run a successful business, says Lubin professor Bruce Bachenheimer. “The best are risk takers confident in themselves and their ideas,” Bachenheimer, told Consumer Reports Money Advisor, a newsletter distributed to about 300,000 paid subscribers.
  • Seidenberg professor Darren Hayes, DPS, was interviewed by Technology News on the use of Blackberry phones to communicate messages of violence during the London riots.