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Read about Pace faculty and staff in the news as they sound off on everything from the African origins of Jazz to the Hunger Games, and much more!

The Los Angeles Times featured Pace’s gerontechnology program headed by computer science professor Jean Coppola, PhD, and nursing professors Sharon Wexler, PhD, and Lin Drury, PhD.

Dyson Professor Sarah Blackwood, PhD, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to participate in a NEH Summer Institute: The Visual Culture of the Civil War.

Lubin Professor Paul Kurnit told Deliver Magazine that marketing efforts are most effective when not only targeting a specific segment of the population.

The website in Carmichael, CA, near Sacramento, quoted Dyson Professor Sarah Blackwood, PhD, on the frenzy surrounding the new movie Hunger Games.

The Omicron Delta Epsilon honor society has decided to establish a new award in the name of Lubin Professor Michael Szenberg, PhD, which would involve the best annual article published in The American Economist, the journal of the Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society.

Lubin Professor Richard Ebil Ottoo has authored “Valuation of a Hydro-Electric Power Project in Emerging Markets: An Application of Real Options,” which will appear in volume 14 of The African Finance Journal.

Seidenberg Professor Anthony Joseph, PhD, and Lubin Professors Richard Ebil Ottoo and Maurice Larrain co-authored “The Current Account, the Spot Exchange Rate and the Demand for Money,” which appeared in the March issue of the International Journal of Economics and Finance.

On March 6 Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris, PhD, gave a presentation based on his recent book The Secret to Getting a Job After College. Over 30 students from a wide variety of disciplines attended. You can see pictures of the event here: http://birnsys/gallery/chiagouris/. Chiagouris also explained the use of the increasingly popular social media website Pinterest to The Wall Street Journal.

John James, Executive Director of Pace’s Center for Global Governance, was quoted in the New York Observer.

Seidenberg Professor Charles C. Tappert, PhD, was quoted in The New York Times on his keystroke biometric research.

Dyson Professor Lee Evans, EdD, has become a co-author of Keyboard Fundamentals, 6th Edition (Stipes Publishing), a formerly two but now one volume beginning level piano method for adult beginners of junior high age and older. The book was published in March 2012. Also, his article entitled “The African Origins of Jazz” appears in the March/April issue of JAZZed, the official journal of the Jazz Education Network, an organization of college and high school educators worldwide.

Westchester County Business Journal quoted Law Professor Shelby Green on settlements.

China Radio International interviewed Lubin Professor Andrew Coggins, PhD, about the safety of cruise travel.

An Op-Ed by Constance Knapp, PhD, Interim Dean of Seidenberg, and Professor Bel Raggad, PhD, was published in the Westchester County Business Journal.

Westchester County Business Journal reported on Lubin Professor Bruce Bachenheimer becoming director of the entrepreneurship lab. Also, Technology Review featured him on the technology brain drain from Wall Street.

Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes, DPS, was quoted in The Daily Caller about the Obama Administration’s proposal. He was featured in ZDNet Government on China being a threat to cybercrime. Hayes talked to TechNewsWorld about companies such as Facebook and Google and their financial resources. Also, Hayes was quoted in Forbes about the new technology bill. Hayes spoke with TechNewsWorld about the Senate bill would give the Department of Homeland Security increased power over critical IT infrastructure owned by the private sector. He also compared a new Google project, “Go 1,” with Apple products in an article in TechNewsWorld.

1010 Wins, CBS New York had a radio show with Robert Walsh and spoke about Pace’s new Entrepreneurship Lab.

Rebecca Tekula, PhD, Executive Director of Pace’s Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship, was quoted in the Vegas Seven on whether Vegas can benefit from community stewardship.

Dyson Professor Chris Williams was interviewed by WOR’s John Gambling about his experiences traveling to Fukushima and his insights into the long-term environmental impacts of this monumental disaster.

Lubin Professor Ronald Filante, PhD, told the Westchester County Business Journal that the financial sector’s struggles have had a sharp effect on the region’s economy. quoted Lubin Professor John James on the Federal Reserve.

Pace Law Professor Bennett Gershman wrote an Op-Ed piece on privacy for The Journal News.