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From “cursed” locales to Scripting Hitchcock, and from prestigious awards to PTSD, Pace faculty and staff are making the news.

Scripting Hitchcock, a new book by Dyson Professors Walter Raubicheck, PhD, and Walter Srebnick, PhD, was nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers Association of America.

The Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative has recognized the work of Dyson Professors Cyrus Bacchi, PhD, and Nigel Yarlett, PhD, of the Haskins Laboratories, with the Project of the Year 2011 Award for the development of the first new drug to go to clinical trial and the first new treatment for Human African Trypanosomiasis (“sleeping sickness”) in more than 40 years.

Dyson Professor Anthony D. Mancini’s, PhD, op-ed piece on the on Iraq and PTSD appeared in The New York Times.

Seidenberg Professor Jean Coppola’s, PhD,  gerontechnology program drew more publicity in the Tribeca Trib and on NPR’s prime time “All Things Considered” piece on programs across the country that help “usher older adults into the digital age.”

Lubin Professor and NYSE Research Scholar Matt Morey was cited in The Wall Street Journal for his research on mutual funds in November 2011. His paper predicting governance in emerging markets was accepted to be presented at the International Centre for Financial Regulations in London in spring 2012.

Four Pace people–a student, two alumni, and a professor–are among Westchester Magazine’s 22 People to Watch.

Lubin Professor David Gertner, PhD, spoke at the Centre for Marketing Excellence Speaker Series on January 10 at the Lee Kong Chian Business School in Singapore.

Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs John Cronin and Director of the Counseling Center Richard Shadick, PhD, offered advice in Spry Living on how to make your New Year better.

Ira Davidson, director of the Manhattan Small Business Development Center at Pace, told The Wall Street Journal he’s fascinated by “cursed” spots where nothing succeeds, possibly because businesses get associated with earlier failed ones.

Lubin Professor and Director of Global Human Resources Management at Pace Ibraiz Tarique, PhD, told Human Resource Executive that HR executives face multiple challenges when managing in deteriorating Eurozone conditions.

Lubin Professor and Director of Entrepreneurship Bruce Bachenheimer, presented ‘What They Don’t Teach You In Business School‘ for the MIT Enterprise Forum of Israel on January 11 at Tel Aviv University He also participated in a roundtable discussion on entrepreneurship education at the Kairos Society Global Summit on February 3.

Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes, DPS, told Internet Evolution and TechNewsWorld that more, highly skilled political attacks can be expected from computer hackers in 2012. He also weighed in on Google’s choice to expand its search engine in TechNewsWorld.

Pace women’s basketball head coach Carrie Seymour was featured in a story in Norwalk’s The Hour.

Law School Professor Bennett Gershman was quoted in The New York Times on what he calls “an extraordinary legal event.”

Law School Professor Ralph Stein spoke to the Florida Times-Union for a two-part story about the FBI’s investigation into a Nassau County (FL) Sheriff’s Office revealing civil rights violations, corruption, obstruction of cases, altered police reports, and thefts.

Dyson Professor Lauren Gaul is a year-round employee of Radio City Music Hall and The Hudson Independent reported that Gaul performed in such events as the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Columbus Day Parade, the America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit, and the Amtrak Whistle Stop Tour.

Fox 5’s Good Day New York spoke with School of Education Dean Penny Spencer, PhD, about the fight in New York over teacher evaluations.

WABC TV called upon Seidenberg Professor Li-Chiou Chen, PhD, to weigh in on the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation.

Law School Professor Bennett Gershman’s latest Huffington Post article covers a politician’s “pardon power” and the ethics and legalities of pardoning hardened criminals.

Lubin Professor David Gertner, PhD, recently published his article “A (tentative) meta-analysis of the ‘place marketing’ and ‘place branding’ literature” in the Journal of Brand Management. His article “Unfolding and Configuring Two Decades of Research and Publications on Place Marketing and Place Branding” was also recently published in Place Branding and Public Diplomacy.