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Pepperdine in the News
Posted February 26, 2009
Ventura County Star, Feb. 23, 2009 - Michelle Fields, a student at Pepperdine University, was quoted in an article titled, "Professor Makes Math Popular; Has Waiting List for Online Class," in which she commented upon her increased confidence in mathematics thanks to Moorpark College teacher Rena Petrello. Read the article.
Posted February 19, 2009
The Los Angeles Times, Feb. 15, 2009 - Margaret Weber, dean of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology, was quoted in an article titled, "Back to the Books?" which weighed up the pros and cons of returning to education during times of economic instability to gaining additional qualifications.
B-Net.com, Feb. 10, 2009 - Ed Frederick, professor of finance, was quoted in an article titled, "The Finance MBA: Life Beyond Wall Street," about the outlook for MBA graduates following business school. Read the article.
Posted February 5, 2009
The San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 2, 2009 - James Prieger, associate professor of economics, co-authored an article titled, "Taxes - A Cautionary Tale," with former Distinguished Professor of Economics David Davenport, in which they predict taxation changes under the Obama administration. Read the article.
The Star, Jan. 31, 2009 - James Q. Wilson, Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy, was quoted in an article titled, "Can You Link Crime and the Economy?" in which he refutes the idea that rising crime goes hand in hand with a dip in the economy. Read the article.
EdCal, January 2009 - Sharon McClain, an adjunct faculty member at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP), was the subject of a news item in the Transitions column of the EdCal trade publication, as a result of her receiving the 2008-09 Pepperdine University Superintendent of the Year Award. more
City Journal, Winter 2009, Volume 19 - James Q. Wilson, Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy, authored an article titled, "The DNA of Politics," in which he wrote about how genetics shape beliefs, values, and even votes. Read the article.