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Pepperdine in the News
Posted January 28, 2010
The Economist, Jan. 21, 2010 – Colleen Graffy, director of Global Programs at the School of Law, was quoted in an article titled, "Investing in Brains," in which she commented about advantages private universities can have in innovation and academic flexibility. Read the article.
Posted January 21, 2010
The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 14, 2010 – Wilfred McClay, the 2009-2010 William E. Simon Distinguished Visiting Professor, authored an article titled, "The Conundrum on Campus," in which he comments on an identity crisis facing colleges as cash-strapped families question the true value of a degree. Read the article.
MSNBC.com, January 2010 – Susan Salas, associate professor of telecommunications and director of broadcasting, participated in a panel about performance-enhancing technology in sports in the PlayIt4-Ward series on the Web site. Watch the panel.
Posted January 7, 2010
Science + Religion Today, Jan. 6, 2010 – Craig Detweiler, director of the Center for Entertainment, Media, and Culture at Pepperdine, authored an article titled, "Are Hollywood Movies Becoming More Religious?" in which he highlighted recent films that have touched on issues of faith or destiny. Read the article.
Parade, Dec. 20, 2009 – Gary Stager, visiting professor of education, was quoted in the an article titled, "Can Video Games Teach Kids?" in which he commented that the benefits of learning through gaming might not live up to the hype. Read the article.