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Pace faculty sound off on topics like hydrofracking, rebuilding the Tappan Zee Bridge, narcissism in politics, and everything in between.

The Westchester County Business Journal turned to professor emeritus Joseph M. Pastore Jr. for insight on the formation of a new regulatory department in New York State. He said the move represents the state’s response to the public’s concerns over the largely unregulated derivatives market, which includes credit default swaps.

Sarah Blackwood, PhD, assistant professor for Dyson College, will be speaking at the New York Public Library on December 9 as part of the Prints and Photographs Division exhibition called “A Century of Art.”

James Lawler, DPS, of the Seidenberg School, Mr. Allan Goldstein of Polytechnic Institute of New York Univerity and Ms. Christina Muccioli of Education Services of AHRC New York City conducted a major workshop on Empowering High School Students and Young Adults with Disabilities for 21st Century College and Societal Inclusion at the NYSARC, Inc. 62nd Annual Convention, in Albany, New York, on October 20 – 22, 2011.

Carl Malinowski, PhD, associate professor of Marketing, presented a paper in Orlando on October 28 at the annual conference of the American Society for Competitiveness. It was published in the annual publication Competition Forum (Vol. 9, #1)189-195. The title of the paper is “Differences in Marketing Ethics Attitudes between U.S. and Western European Undergraduates.”

John Nolon of the Pace Land Use Law Center was interviewed for a story about New York municipalities trying to use “local controls” to ban hydrofracking.

Catherine R. Lau, a professor of finance, presented her paper “And Then There Were None: A History of the AAA Financial Guaranty Insurance Industry” at the NBEA annual meeting in Philadelphia.

Broadway World picked up the story of Jorge Luis Cacheiro—a visionary director and performing arts leader—and his appointment as the new Chair of Dyson’s Performing Arts Department.

Pleasantville reported on how Pace’s $100 million dollar campus expansion will affect the environment.

Pace’s environmental round-table discussion “Hard Choices in Hard Times,” the first in the series “OnCampus at Pace University,” was the inspiration for an Earth Watch column by Greg Clary, the environment writer for The Journal News.

Criminal justice chair Joseph Ryan, PhD, is quoted in an article in The Journal News on murder-suicide in the wake of a family tragedy in Westchester, revealing that in nearly all such cases there is no prior history of domestic violence.

Economics professor and chair of public administration, Farrokh Hormozi, PhD, gave insight to The Journal News into potential benefits of funding the new Tappan Zee Bridge using toll revenues, federal loans and dollars, and investments from labor union pension funds and other non-government sources.

The Pace Women’s Justice Center was mentioned in the New York Times for their 20th anniversary charity auction work and in a front-page feature in The Journal News commemorating 20 years of work helping women in domestic violence cases.

Pace Trustee Rossana Rosado has been nominated to the Board of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Gotham Gazette reports.

Crain’s New York Business looked to Pace marketing professor Larry Chiagouris for his take on the role of technology in the relationship between advertising agencies and their clients.

Adjunct professor Anny Eusebio was one of three nursing professionals highlighted in Nursing Spectrum about overcoming obstacles to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).

The Enterprise newspaper in Brockton, MA, ran a story on the one-year anniversary of DJ Henry’s death. Athletics director Mark Brown is quoted throughout the article.

In September, Pace kicked off a new degree program: a Bachelor of Arts in theater arts with a specialized track in commercial dance. The program is featured in an article in Back Stage.

Bloomberg Businessweek ran a brief on Neil Braun who joined a growing list of former executives tapped to run business schools when he became dean of Lubin.

The Chatham Courier reached out to Lubin’s Bruce Bachenheimer for views on a woman-run startup.

Lubin Professor John Alan James said in a Westchester County Business Journal op-ed that problems in the top management levels of corporations are costing shareholders dearly.

Joseph M. Pastore Jr., a professor emeritus of management, told Business Insurance that the merger between the State Banking and Insurance Departments makes sense, greatly enhancing the state’s task of providing regulatory oversight for these sectors.

Business Insurance also turned to visiting Pace Law School Professor Edward Pekarek, assistant director and supervising attorney at the Investor Rights Clinic, for insight on and lessons from the rogue UBS trader accused of losing the company $2 billion.

In an article about characteristics of politicians in The Journal News, Pace psychology professor Paul Griffin discussed the pros and cons of narcissism in politics.