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Pepperdine in the News
Posted February 3, 2011
LA Daily Journal, January 25, 2011 - Donald E. “Trey” Childress III, associate professor of law, was quoted in an article titled “Listserv Is Fair Game, Paul Hastings Says,” in which he comments on the allegation that publicly posting listserv comments violate state ethics rules. more.
The Street, January 24, 2011 - Charles “Chuck” Morrissey, associate professor of strategy at the Graziadio School, was quoted in an article titled “Best and Worst States for Small Business,” in which he comments on location strategy in relation to the success of a start-up. Read the article.
LA Daily News, January 22, 2011 - Michael Zakian, adjunct professor of art history and museum director at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum, was quoted in an article titled “Roy Lichtenstein’s Work Returns to Los Angeles,” wherein he discusses current Weisman Museum exhibition Roy Lichtenstein: In Process and comments on its unique appeal. Read the article.
Los Angeles Times, January 22, 2011 - David Smith, associate professor of economics at the Graziadio School, was quoted in an article titled, “California Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 12.5%,” wherein he comments on the projected decline in employment that will result from Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan. Read the article.
The Sacramento Bee, January 21, 2011 - Michael Shires, associate professor of public policy at the School of Public Policy, was quoted in "Brown's Countdown, Day 12: State Work Force Expected to Shrink," wherein he comments on how Governor Brown's 2011-2012 state budget estimates a two percent decline in the state work force and how those positions will be real people, not just empty job slots. Read the article.
CNBC, January 20, 2011 - A study conducted by Pepperdine University was mentioned in an article titled “Privately Held Companies Say They’re Getting Screwed by Stimulus.” John Paglia, associate professor of finance and senior researcher on the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project at the Graziadio School, was quoted in reference to the lack of small business growth due to unfair federal fund allocation. Read the article.
ABC News, January 19, 2011 - Seaver College senior international business and Asian sudies major David Marzban was quoted in an article titled “Michelle Obama Encourages Students to Study in China.” Marzban was one of four students invited to the China Study Abroad forum facilitated by First Lady Michelle Obama at Howard University on Jan. 29 to discuss his experience studying in China. Read the article. In addition, Marzban was mentioned in another article titled “Michelle Obama’s China Initiative.” Read the article.
Posted January 20, 2011
Los Angeles Times, Jan. 7, 2011 – John Paglia, associate professor of finance and senior researcher on the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, was quoted in an article titled “Poll Shows Strong Opposition in the Private Business Community to Raising U.S. Debt Ceiling.” The article examined a poll conducted by the Graziadio School, which showed that 60% of private businesses and their lenders don’t want to see an increase in the U.S. debt ceiling out of fear it will hurt the economy. Read the article.
Posted January 13, 2011
Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 11, 2011 – Robert Kaufman, professor of public policy at the School of Public Policy, hosted “The Academic Minute,” an audio feature on the Web site that facilitates discussion of ideas in the guest’s discipline. Kaufman’s segment focuses on the need for continued research into missile defense. Read the article.
Posted January 5, 2011
U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 30, 2010 – Pepperdine was mentioned in an article titled “Best Colleges to Avoid Winter.” The article featured the top nine colleges in the U.S. set in idyllic climates and highlighted Pepperdine’s proximity to the Pacific Ocean. Read the article.
Posted January 6, 2011
Malibu Times, Jan. 5, 2011 – Freshman basketball center Jan Maehlen was featured in an article titled, “Profiles in Sports: Jan Maehlen,” which highlights the German athlete as a force to be reckoned with due to his seven-foot-tall 315-pound frame that trumps that of most NBA players. Read the article.