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Pepperdine in the News
Posted April 29, 2010
Christian News Today, April 29, 2010 – The Pepperdine University Bible Lectures were the subject of an article titled, "Pepperdine University Annual Bible Lectures Expects to Draw More Than 4,500 to the Malibu Campus," about the 67th annual event from May 4 to 7. Read the article.
The Chicago Tribune, April 24, 2010 – Kenneth Starr, outgoing Duane and Kelly Roberts Dean of the School of Law, was cited in an article titled, "Obama Court Nominee Faces Opposition," in which he is mentioned as the author of a letter praising Goodwin Lui, President Obama's choice for the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Read the article.
Lawrence Journal—World & News, April 22, 2010 – Andrew K. Benton, president of Pepperdine University, was featured in an article titled, "1970: Stormy Year Reshaped Many Lives," about his recollections of the racial violence that swept his home town of Lawrence, Kansas, in 1970 and how the events paved a direct path to his career at Pepperdine. Read the article.
Los Angeles Business Journal, April 12, 2010 – Linda Livingstone, dean of the Graziadio School of Business and Management, and Larry Cox, associate professor of entrepreneurship, coauthored an article titled, "Growth Engine for Los Angeles," arguing that the federal and state governments should take steps to encourage women-owned businesses. Read the article.
Posted April 22, 2010
Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2010 – Mark Scarberry, professor of law, was quoted in an article titled, "Why Religion Could Affect Obama's Court Nomination," in which he expressed his belief that replacing Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens with another Protestant would be beneficial to the court and to the public. Read the article.
The Huffington Post, April 19, 2010 – Pepperdine University was mentioned in an article titled, "Higher Education and America's Economic Growth," about a rising trend of higher education institutions expanding their reach by building both online courses and secondary campuses in new locations. Read the article.
Law.com, April 15, 2010 – The School of Law's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution was highlighted in an article titled, "'Litigation Prenup' to Be Unveiled at Pepperdine Conference," about a model economical litigation agreement by Boston litigator Daniel Winslow which debuted at the "American Justice at a Crossroads: A Public and Private Crisis" conference, held April (DATE). Read the article.
Daily Nexus, April 13, 2010 – The Graziadio School of Business and Management (GSBM) was the focus of an article titled, "Universities Offer MBA," about the recently announced partnership between GSBM and the University of California, Santa Barbara, which will offer an accredited MBA program to students and alumni. Read the article.
Ventura County Star, April 10, 2010 – Barry McDonald, professor of law, was the subject of an article titled, "Pepperdine Professor Calls Justice an Unpredictable Voter," in which he commented on the voting tendencies of retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. Read the article.
Posted April 15, 2010
Ventura County Star, April 10, 2010 – Dyron Daughrity, assistant professor of religion, was quoted in an article titled, "Theologians, Scholars Debate Direction Gomez will Choose at L.A. Archdiocese," in which he commented upon the political direction of the Roman Catholic Church. Read the article.
The Malibu Times, April 7, 2010 – Dan Caldwell, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, was the subject of an article titled, "Pepperdine Professor Honors Father's Service in Battle of Peleliu," about his father's service in the 1944 battle in the Pacific island of Peleliu, which has inspired Steven Spielberg's HBO miniseries The Pacific. Read the article.
Posted April 8, 2010
The Christian Chronicle, May 2010 – Darryl Tippens, University Provost, authored an article titled, "Voices, Hearts, Lungs as Spiritual Instruments," in which he argues for the continuing tradition of a cappella music. Read the article.
Los Angeles Times, April 5, 2010 – Edward Rockey, professor of applied behavioral sciences, authored an article titled, "Food Allergies Are Answer to Medical Mystery," in which he shared his personal experiences with food allergies. Read the article.
The Orange County Register, March 29, 2010 – Karen Martin, Frank R. Seaver Chair in Natural Science, was the subject of an article titled, "The Funny Little Fish Can Be Seen Spawning on the Sand," for her ongoing research on the annual grunion run on the beaches of Southern California. Read the article. The grunion run was also featured in an OrangeCounty.com "Beach Blog" post.
Posted April 1, 2010
The Star Bulletin, Apr. 1, 2010 – Angela Hawken, assistant professor of public policy, was the subject of an article titled, "Signs of HOPE," in the Honolulu newspaper, for her work on the probation strategy called Hawaii's Opportunity Probation with Enforcement. Read the article.