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Vincent Beatty on campus safety, Neil Braun shares his experience with U.S. News & World Report, LA Times highlights Pace’s green graduation, and more…

Neil Braun, dean of Pace University’s Lubin School of Business told U.S. News & World Report that he yearned to impart the knowledge he’d gleaned in business to a younger generation.

Richard Shadick, PhD, director of the Pace University Counseling Center in New York City, was quoted in an article in this week’s American Medical News about mental health issues after disasters.

Too often, hostile environments at school and at home make gay and lesbian adolescents depressed. Richard Shadick, PhD, suggests how teens in the LGBT adolescent scene can find the emotional support they need in an article on

Pace Law School professor Jill Gross was interviewed by Reuters about the legalities of a case against Halliburton. An article quoting her on the topic appears in The Guardian.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on computer scientists at Pace University have developed a new way to detect cheating by online test-takers. The approach, developed by professor Charles C. Tappert, PhD, and several graduate students, tracks the typing and style choices of users to authenticate their identity.

Pace University’s director of security for Pleasantville, Vincent Beatty, was interviewed by The Journal News about safety on campus. He said the school normally drops to 50 to 100 students on campus in the summer, but, “We do not change anything.”

Los Angeles Times included Pace University in an article as one of a string of schools in the nation that went green for graduation. Pace printed its programs on recycled paper with soy ink, and gave students the option to rent graduation robes to reduce waste.

Accounting Today posted a blog entry regarding The New York State Society of CPAs’ Foundation for Accounting Education’s plans to team up with Pace last month to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession program. reports that an original comedy directed by theater professor Grant Kretchik will be taken to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland this summer. The producer will be Rebecca Cunningham, one of Kretchik’s former students at Pace’s theater program.

Criminal Law professor Leslie Garfield is quoted in the Associated Press and Reuters regarding Casey Anthony’s murder trial, and it was picked up in over 2,000 articles.

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Girl power, prisoners’ rights, Osama bin Laden’s use of communication technology, and much more! Click here to see what Pace faculty and staff have been saying in the news.

  • Law professor Michael Mushlin, a “prisoners’ rights expert”, was quoted in The Huffington Post regarding the supreme court’s decision to cut back California’s prison population by more than 30,000 inmates.
  • Emilie Zaslow, PhD, assistant professor of communication studies and author of “Feminism, Inc.: Coming of Age in Girl Power Media Culture” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) is quoted in a Medill Reports Chicago article.
  • Richard Shadick, PhD, director of Pace’s Counseling Center in New York City and an adjunct professor of psychology, was interviewed for an AP article regarding trends in screening college students for mental health issues.
  • Professor Bruce Bachenheimer discusses the importance of leadership skill building in a cover story for College PreView, a high school publication targeting college-bound juniors and seniors.

  • A Law professor writes an opinion article in the Journal News online ( about the politics of same-sex marriage.
  • Commencement coverage included a segment on News 12 on May 20 featuring the Pleasantville undergraduate ceremony, a mention of honorary degree recipient Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford on The NY Daily News web site and a photo montage on The Journal News web site,

  • Darren Hayes, DPS, was quoted in an article on regarding Osama bin Laden and his use of technology communications.
  • Robert Meffe, director of the BFA musical theater program at Pace , is featured and heavily quoted in an article by The Christian Science Monitor.
  • Xinhua News Agency wrote a story about the open house event that was recently held at Pace to introduce Chinese culture to students and local residents.
  • An article in the Westchester County Business Journal covers the launch of an online bachelor’s degree program called iPace for students who work full time or are too busy to study on campus.
  • Marketing professor Paul Kurnit is quoted in an article appearing on The CBS Interactive Business Network. He shares his expertise on the topic of marketing and stresses the importance of innovation in advertising and the fragmentation of media.
  • A Pace University environmental science graduate course and student are highlighted in a New York Times Dot Earth blog post by Andy Revkin, senior fellow for environmental understanding at Pace.
  • The Journal News online and Ithaca Journal Online quoted law professor Adele Bernhard who criticized the newly passed bill by the New York Senate which will create a “violent felony offender registry” state-wide. Bernhard believes the bill won’t help a person become rehabilitated.
  • Maxine Sugarman, the director of Career Services on Pace’s New York City Campus, shares with The Examiner how she and her team are preparing graduating seniors and graduate students to be interview-ready for potential employers.
  • Pace was featured in three Pleasantville Examiner articles. The stories were about the Pace Relay for Life event, the opening of the Marty McGuire Museum at the Environmental Center on the Westchester campus, and the hiring of Pace’s new athletic director.
  • In a Crain’s New York Business article Bruce Bachenheimer, clinical professor of management and director of the entrepreneurship program at Pace University, advocates that small business owners should first “Do a small-scale test” to determine if and how their company should raise prices.

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Marketing gimmicks, workplace demographics, data encryption, and more. Pace faculty and staff sound off in the media.

On May 6, Claudia G. Green, PhD, was an invited guest speaker at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs Conference on Tibet where she spoke about “Community Based Tourism Development in Tibet.” She will also be presenting her sustainable tourism development projects and research in Paraty and Ilha Grande Brazil at the AACSB Sustainability Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, June 15-17, 2011.

Professor and director of Pace’s Counseling Center, Richard Shaddick, PhD, discusses “working around depression” in a cover story of the Winter 2011 issue of Esperanza.

Pace economics professor Farrokh Hormozi, PhD and law professor Randolph McLaughlin, JD, were called upon for expertise for an article in The Journal News on changing demographics in the workplace.

Jonathan Hill, assistant dean of Seidenberg School of Computer Science, was quoted in a New York Times article about the fastest growing career fields.

Economics lecturer Ghassan Karam discussed the recent uprisings in the Middle East as a guest panelist on World Have Your Say, BBC’s award-winning global interactive news discussion show, on April 22.

Dean Nira Herrmann of the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences is quoted in the Westchester County Business Journal.

Greg Clary from The Journal News observed Pace faculty and students debate the future of nuclear power during a discussion held April 13 on Pace’s Westchester Campus. Clary’s April 14 column outlined some of the complexities discussed.

Despite its dominance in the U.S. market, Walmart–the nation’s largest retailer–has endured seven straight quarters of falling sales at its stores. In AOL’s Daily Finance, Lubin’s Paul Kurnit comments whether the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer’s strategy of revisiting a marketing gimmick it used to great effect once before–“Low Prices, Every Day”–is a good one.

WCBS TV filmed a story which aired on Friday, April 15 at 11pm on Jean Coppola and her students who teach seniors technology in adult care facilities.

Sue Merritt, founding dean of the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems now has a Verizon Foundation Scholarship named after her, according to an article written in The Journal News.

An article in The Journal News features Law professor Ralph Stein, who is called upon for his expertise regarding a case in Harrison. covered both the Actors Studio Drama School’s 13th repertory season beginning Wednesday, April 13 and Pace’s Leaders in Management black tie fundraiser with a performance by Tony-nominated Ann Hampton Callaway.

Maria Luskay’s, EdD, class on filming a documentary has recently been covered in media in New York and Massachusetts.

Darren Hayes, DPS, is sought out for his expertise on computer security once again; this time in the Forbes blog. “There is a cost to encryption and many companies will not pay,” says Hayes, chair of Pace’s Computer Information Systems Program.

Seidenberg assistant dean Jonathan Hill and Lubin professor Robert Vambery comment in an article on on reports that China is set to surpass the U.S. in PC shipments either this year or the next.

The Journal News called upon Pace Energy and Climate Center head James Van Nostrand for his expertise regarding an experimental process of burying carbon underground.

Read a letter to the editor in the New York Times by John Alan James, a professor of corporate governance at Pace, about Henry A. Kissinger’s review of Jonathan Steinberg’s “Bismarck: A Life.”

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Pace moves up in the ranks; Charlie Sheen’s marketing spin; gold is a gift; and more media coverage of Pace faculty.

Crain’s New York Business reported that the graduate business program at the Lubin School of Business has moved up 15 places in the U.S. News Media Group’s rankings. It is now tied with the program at Fordham.

Marketing professor Paul Kurnit pointed out the marketing value of Charlie Sheen’s activities and the dwindling value of Smith Barney’s “we earn it” slogan in TheStreet and AOL Small Business. Additionally, Kurnit weighs in on The Facebook Age and how Facebook is not driven by the leadership style of Mark Zuckerberg in Success Magazine.

The Pace Law School Energy and Climate Center’s work on a climate action plan for the town of Red Hook is featured in the Daily Freeman.

“Gold is a gift; not an investment” advised Lubin  finance professor Lewis J. Altfest in an editorial appearing in the March 14 issue of The Wall Street Journal.

Law School professor Ralph Stein weighs in on how “Public–record access can be costly” in The Journal News.

Assistant professor of psychology Anthony Mancini was mentioned in a Globe and Mail article regarding the resilience of the human psyche after heavy trauma and loss.

John Nolon, James D. Hopkins Professor of Law at Pace Law School, talked to the Times Herald-Record about changes in Beacon alter development.

John Cronin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs at Pace and Director/CEO of the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, was quoted on an IBM website about the need to solve environmental problems with “technological and analytical innovations.”

An article in The Journal News, “Film tells of 9/11 widows who work for the greater good” mentions management professor Katherine Richardson in a feature article about 9/11 widows rebuilding their lives.

In a milestone for the school, the first graduate of the Actors Studio Drama School appeared on Inside the Actors Studio. Bradley Cooper discussed with James Lipton such matters as why Cooper missed his ASDS graduation – and the conversation made the New York Post’s “Page 6” twice!

Pace professor Darren Hayes, DPS, is quoted in another TechNewsWorld article which included his views on a constitutional right “to read anonymously, and case law shows that this right extends to the right to online privacy.”

The Journal News reached out to two Pace professors, Law professor Randolph McLaughlin and Greg Holtz, professor of public administration, to discuss the changing demographics of the region.

An article entitled “The Demise of Organized Labor” by Pace adjunct professor John Allan James appeared in the Westchester County Business Journal.

A new study by finance professors Iuliana Ismailescu and Matthew Morey was covered by two influential finance mediums:  Ignites, a Financial Times service distributed to more than 50,000 leaders across the world of mutual funds; and WSJ MarketBeat, a blog with monthly traffic of 525,892 visitors and 878,282 page views.

Professor Gregory Holtz, a lecturer at the Michaelian Institute, weighs in on the Diversity Index as another way to view census data in an article from The Journal News.

Professors Susan Merritt, PhD, Fred Grossman, Charles C. Tappert, and Joseph Bergin of the Seidenberg School have published their article entitled “A Research Doctorate for Computing Professionals” in the April issue of the Communications of the ACM, which can be read here. featured testimony about deflation fears that economics professor Joseph Salerno gave before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Monetary Policy.

Emily Welty, PhD, international author and Dyson professor, and Jacob Toll, board member of the Seeds of Peace Organization were on a panel presenting “Engaging Youths and Community in Dialogue: Our Roles in Cultivating Global Peace?” at this year’s Left Forum on March 19.


Adjunct Political Science Professor Gustavo Rivera, the newly elected State Senator from the Bronx, moderated the National Teach-In on Austerity and Indebtedness featuring Cornel West, PhD, of Princeton University on April 5.

Distinguished Professor of Art History Janetta Rebold Benton, PhD will lead The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Lecture Series “Art History 201: Masterpieces of World Art, The 20th and Early 21st Centuries” this spring. Dr. Benton has also just co-authored and published Arts and Culture: An Introduction to the Humanities.

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Google’s actions in Egypt, New York as the next Venice, Beijing: Boomtown or No? – Pace faculty weigh in on local, national, and global events.

Chris Presley, Director of Professional Development for the Actors Studio Drama School, was quoted in The Washington Times February 3, 2011 article, “How Hollywood Shaped Gipper”, a highlight of Ronald Reagan’s film background and its influence on his political career.

Professor Randi Priluck of Pace’s business school believes that studying is the key to learning – not test taking. See what she has to say in her letter to the editor published by the New York Times.

John C. Byrne, PhD, a Lubin management professor, recently published his book entitled The Mindset for Creating Project Value, which provides insight into how different perspectives are necessary to better understand the limitations of project.

Darren R. Hayes, DPS, a computer forensics and security professor, spoke to about the need for security standardization for cloud services.

The voice of Lubin professor Jack James was heard in a story on Egypt, saying Google was wise to stay quiet about the public activities of its celebrated employee Wael Ghonim.

Clinical professor and marketing expert Paul Kurnit discusses the lasting love we have for a toy like Legos in The Sacramento Bee.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the alliance between Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch on The Daily, Murdoch’s new digital newspaper for the iPad, ended with a bang for Pace: a knowing analysis of the move from the dean of the Lubin School of Business, Neil Braun, who is a former chief executive of Viacom Inc.’s entertainment division.

Bruce Bachenheimer, management professor and director of Pace’s entrepreneurship program, spoke to The Star-Ledger about the importance of mentoring and sponsorship.

“I think Toyota blew it early on,” said Paul Kurnit, clinical professor of marketing, to He and Pace Law professor Steven Goldberg, JD, spoke to to discuss the most recent Toyota recall.

Farrokh Hormozi, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Public Administration Department, spoke about Municipal Finance at the monthly luncheon of the Municipal Administrators Association of Metropolitan New York, on February 16, 2011.

John Nolon, JD, a Pace University law professor with an expertise in sustainability law, spoke with about the possible effects of climate change on sea level for New York waters.

Professor Bridget J. Crawford, JD, “who teaches about gender issues in estate tax law at Pace University Law School in White Plains,” discussed the new federal tax law’s estate tax exemptions for spouses on the front page of a New York Times special section on “Wealth.”

In a letter to the editor of the Financial Times, Law professor Darren Rosenblum, JD, brushed away Chinese claims of inventing a new national economic model. “China’s export prowess depends directly on the international community’s ignoring the extent of state domination of the economy…. If Boeing could get away with the amount of state support that China’s industries get, it would be unrivalled.”

The Actors Studio Drama School got local publicity in the Motley County Tribune when a student went to the county to research a local jail as the setting for his direction of the William Saroyan one-act play Hello Out There.

Inigral, the creators of the Schools App for Facebook, received a $2 million program-related investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. New clients include Pace University, Hofstra University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Savannah College of Art and Design, and the Academy of Art University.

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Pace’s musical theater program gets a “standing O” from the New York Times. A computer science professor shares the benefits of computer use for older users with Investor’s Business Daily. A marketing professor shares what really IS in a name with the Wall Street Journal. Pace faculty and staff have been busy making headlines!

  • The New York Post knows where to go for advice and insight: Clinical Professor of Management Bruce Bachenheimer discusses a common blunder that can doom your start-up business. Flight delayed? There’s an app for that and Bachenheimer shares it in an article about the best smartphone apps.
  • Will your iPod damage your hearing over time? Associate Professor of Communication Sciences Disorders Abbey L. Berg, PhD, discusses her study on whether cause-and-effect is shown with BusinessWeek, MSN Health and Fitness, and 20 other health publications. Read more about the study here.
  • What’s in a name? Marketing professor Larry Chiagouris tells the Wall Street Journal (and entrepreneurs) why it’s important to not rush into choosing a name for their new businesses and how digging deep can pay off in the end.
  • Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems Jean Coppola discusses her “Intergenerational Computing” class and the benefits of computer use for older users with Investor’s Business Daily.  

  • Lienhard School of Nursing associate professor and chairperson Martha J. Greenberg, RN, PhD and professor and chairperson of the Lienhard graduate department Rona F. Levin, RN, PhD talk to about the changes in nursing education and in the nursing industry within the last decade.
  • People’s Daily Online interviewed Nira Herrmann, Dean of Dyson College, about how Pace’s Confucius Institute is bridging east and west as well as community and scholarship in “A Home to Support Cultural Expression.”
  • Chair of the acting department Elizabeth Kemp tells that happiness at work isn’t about fame or fortune, it’s about creativity.
  • Law School Professor Van Z. Krikorian was quoted in a Boston Globe article on the briefing he filed defending Massachusett’s move on the ruling equating those who dispute the genocide designation to Holocaust deniers.
  • On August 29, Associate Professor of Political Science Christopher Malone, PhD, hosted a fundraiser to benefit New Orleans, which was covered in the Arts section of the New York Times. Malone was also quoted in an online Wall Street Journal article “In Campaigns, Entrepreneurs Get Busy.”
  • Pace’s Musical Theater program and Amy Rogers received standing ovation mentions by a casting director in The New York Times.
  • Counseling Center director and adjunct professor of psychology Richard Shadick, PhD, is a triple threat this month! First, he lent his advice to Lifescript regarding what to say and what not to say to a friend or family member who is depressed.  Shadick also reflected on people’s anxiety over the plan for a mosque near Ground Zero and the need for a 9/11 memorial where people can honor those they lost in a Reuters article. Finally, Shadick talked about the impact of the recession on the mental health of students in La Opinión, the largest Spanish-language daily newspaper in the country.
  • The inflation vs. deflation debate has been heating up and SFO Magazine turned to distinguished professor of economics Michael Szenberg, PhD, for some answers.
  • Professor of international business and marketing Robert Vambery discusses China’s economic futures, the turning point in US-Chinese business relations, and why the Chinese government should be concerned about climate change in the International Business Times (Hong Kong).
  • Law School professor Emily Gold Waldman discusses the constitutionality of the proposed cyberbullying legislation in Westchester County with the Journal News.

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Move over, Bella, Edward, and Jacob! Professor Nancy Reagin’s historical perspective on Twilight is taking over the media. More interested in marketing yourself? Check out Paul Kurnit’s advice in the Chicago Tribune. Learn more about what Pace faculty and staff are saying in the media.

  • Pace alumnus, David Pecker ’72, and chairman, president, and CEO of American Media, Inc. made headlines with a profile in the Wall Street Journal after donating almost $800,000 to Pace.
  • Clinical Professor of Management Bruce Bachenheimer talks entrepreneurship with U.S. News & World Report and explains how learning abroad often lends a life-changing perspective of business opportunities. On the other hand, Bachenheimer also discusses some of the setbacks in starting a business abroad with
  • Ida Dupont, associate professor of criminal justice/sociology, shares her research on women who decide not to have children in a society where so much emphasis is placed on motherhood with the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
  • Professor of International Business and Marketing Robert Vambery, PhD, discussed how China’s rapid economic rise is leading to a turning point in U.S.-Chinese business relations in the International Business Times (Hong Kong).
  • Farrokh Hormozi, PhD, Chair of Public Administration and professor of Economics and Public Administration, talks about the IT job market and the Pace/SkillPROOF IT Index Report in the July 2010 issue of Crain’s New York and in Epoch Times.
  • Marketing professor Paul Kurnit dishes to Boxoffice Magazine about Eat Pray Love and how product tie-ins for movies can even work on adults. Kurnit also discusses the origins of branding and how to “market me” in the Chicago Tribune, as well as programming to replace soap operas in Advertising Age.
  • The Dalai Lama responds to issues raised by Joseph Lee, Professor of History and Director of the East Asian Studies Center.
  • Much like the Twilight series itself, Professor of History and Women’s & Gender Studies Nancy Reagin, PhD, new book, Twilight and History, is becoming a phenomenon, being featured on, in the Washington Monthly magazine, in the American Historical Association newsletter,  the online magazine for college students College Candy, Hollywood Dame and a number of Twilight fandom newsletters.
  • Adjunct professor of political science and 33rd Senate District candidate Gustavo Rivera talks to Bronx News Network about the upcoming race, his position on key issues, and how his job at Pace is the only one he’d considering keeping if elected.
  • Photography professor Roger Sayre talks about his curatorial project Brunswick Window, dispenses three pieces of advice to starting artists, and discusses which Muppet character he is sometimes compared to in the Jersey Journal on
  • NYC Counseling Center Director Richard Shadick, PhD, tells why even verbal expressions of anger (a la Mel Gibson) have become less tolerated. Shadick also gives tips on keeping a campus romance alive over the summer in Student Health 101 and discusses emotional abuse in Everyday Health.
  • K. Mark Sossin, PhD, codirector of the Parent-Infant/Toddler Research Nursery at Pace, points to visual clues and paying attention to your toddler’s body language to figure out what he or she is feeling in the August issue of Parents Magazine.
  • Lubin Professor Michael Szenberg talks about the unemployment outlook and the stigma that keeps employers from hiring someone who’s been unemployed for a while with the Times Union.
  • The Pace/SkillProof IT Index Report (PSII) has been receiving its fair share of press from outlets such as the Westchester County Business Journal and for its recent report noting dramatic growth in the IT industry.

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From finance reform to mental health, Pace faculty and staff are being asked by major media and publications to give their opinions.

New York City Counseling Center Director Richard Shadick, PhD, comments on the best natural treatments for depression on the BodySense blog. Shadick is also quoted in City Limits magazine about the center’s $220,000 suicide prevention grant.

Lubin Marketing Professor Paul Kurnit discusses the future of the e-reader market in the E-Commerce Times.

Forbes interviewed Lubin’s John A. James about his take on finance reform.

Michael C. Koffler Professor in Autism Director, Center for Teaching and Research in Autism Dianne Zager, PhD, is featured in Parenting Magazine, where she discusses the experience of children with autism. spoke with Barry Miller, manager of alumni career programs and services, about the many recent college graduates who are living at home due to the economic climate.