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Pepperdine in the News
Posted July 20, 2010
The Christian Chronicle, August 2010 – Andrew K. Benton, Pepperdine’s president, was mentioned and Darryl Tippens, University Provost, was quoted in an article titled, “Christian Higher Ed Faces Challenges,” about their participation in the Christian Scholars Conference at Lipscomb University in June. Read the article.
Dallas News, July 18, 2010 – Karen Martin, Frank R. Seaver Chair in Natural Science and professor of biology, was quoted extensively in an article titled, “Grunion Put on a Show in Southern California,” about her work observing and conserving the grunion populations on the beaches of Southern California. Read the article.
Los Angeles Times, July 13, 2010 – Judge Bruce Einhorn, director of the Asylum Clinic at the School of Law, was quoted in an article titled, “Appeals Court Orders Review of Guatemalan Woman’s Asylum Case,” in which he commented upon the ruling that women from Guatemala can be classified as a social group. Read the article.
California City News, July 13, 2010 – An article titled, “Looking Out for the Leaders: CSC Launches New Institute at Pepperdine,” highlighted the new Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civil Leadership at the School of Public Policy, which will expand the roles that Common Sense California takes on to support public participation in local policy-making. Read the article.
National Geographic, July 12, 2010 – Craig Detweiler, director of the Center for Entertainment, Media, and Culture, was interviewed for an article titled, “Airbender or ‘Racebender’?” in which he discussed the recent film The Last Airbender and the cultural debate about race it inspired. Read the article.
Malibu Times, July 7, 2010 – Roger Cossack, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at the School of Law, was profiled in an article titled, “Profiles in Sports: Roger Cossack,” due to his work as the legal analyst for ESPN. Read the article.
Posted July 6, 2010
Asian Correspondent, June 29, 2010 - Timothy Chester, vice provost for academic administration and CIO, was quoted in an article titled "The Future of Apple's iPad in the Classroom." The article highlights Chester's initiative to uncover the effectiveness of the iPad as a tool through which students may access and engage with course materials. Read the article.
Los Angeles Times, June 24, 2010 – Karen Martin, Frank R. Seaver Chair in Natural Science and professor of biology, and Michael H. Murrie, professor of telecommunications, were both mentioned in an article titled, “From Here to Eternity: The Grunion Put on Their Own Show.” In the article, Martin commented upon the numbers of grunion on the beaches of Southern California, and the damage that could be done to the grunion population by animal and human predators. Read the article.