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Pepperdine in the News
Posted March 17, 2011
Inside Higher Ed, March 17, 2011 – Dyron Daughrity, assistant professor of religion, was featured in “The Academic Minute,” where he discusses the life of Saint Patrick. Listen to Daughrity’s Academic Minute. Read the article.
The Christian Science Monitor, March 9, 2011 – An opinion editorial written by Dan Caldwell, distinguished professor of political science at Seaver College, was published in the Christian Science Monitor. In the article, “With DADT out of the Way, Harvard and Military Make a Great Couple," Caldwell presents eight reasons why elite universities should invite Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) to return to campuses. Read the article
“Depression Ain’t So Funny,” In Production – David Levy, professor of psychology, was interviewed for the documentary, which examines stand-up comedians, a group that is ironically plagued with mood disorders, anxiety, and substance abuse.
Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2011 – GSEP’s doctor of education in organizational leadership and doctor of education in educational leadership, administration, and policy programs were featured in an article entitled “Surviving Graduate School.” Two GSEP students were interviewed for their perspective on balancing their academic, professional, and personal lives. Read the article
Orange County Register, March 1, 2011 – GSEP was featured for naming Orange County Superintendent of Schools William Habermehl and Judy Burton, CEO of Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools, as Superintendents of Distinction. Read the article
Posted March 10, 2011
EDUCAUSE Review, January/February 2011 – Timothy Chester, vice provost for academic administration and chief information officer, was featured in an article titled, “Technical Skills No Longer Matter,” in which he responds to an article in the Wall Street Journal that questioned the skill set of chief information officers in higher education. Read the article.
Malibu Times, Mar. 9, 2011 – An event held at Pepperdine University in support of the Global Poverty Project (GPP) was the subject of an article titled, “Global Poverty Project Launches Nationwide Campaign at Pepperdine.” The article covered an event held on March 7 in Elkins Auditorium in which student Jessica Mason, a GPP “road scholar,” lectured about worldwide poverty and her experiences with the nonprofit group. Read the article.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Blog, Mar. 8, 2011 – Christopher Worley, professor of organization theory, authored an article titled, “Let’s Move Past Quarterly Earnings to Real Sustainability,” in which he argues that assessing business value with short term expectations might be less valuable than appreciating a company’s long-term success. Read the article.
eCampus News, Mar. 8, 2011 – President Andrew K. Benton was the subject of an article titled, “How to Handle Campus Crises in the Digital Age,” about his March 7 presentation at the American Council on Education’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. He spoke to higher education officials, commenting that students should get information about campus emergencies from their school and that officials should exercise caution when speaking with journalists about fires, shootings, and other emergencies. Read the article.
Hollywood Today, Mar. 7, 2011 – Paola Lorenzi, Italian language coordinator at Seaver College, was mentioned in an article titled, “Italian Culture Presented in Quinn’s Pontius Pilate,” as a producer of a one-night production held at Pepperdine on March 5 in partnership with the Italian Heritage Culture Foundation of Los Angeles. The event included a reading of “Pontius Pilate,” starring actors Francesco Quinn (son of the late Anthony Quinn) and James Parks. Read the article.
BC Local News, Mar. 3, 2011 - Jennifer Harriger, associate professor of psychology, was featured in an article titled, “The Cost for Girls Who Prefer Thin Bodies.” The article discusses Harriger’s research on girls aged three to five years old, who have already caught on to society’s preference for thin figures. Read the article.
Christian Chronicle, February 2011 - Dyron Daughrity, assistant professor of religion, was quoted in an article, titled “Believers Pray for Freedom, Peace in Egypt,” in which he commented on the conflict in Egypt and Christian heritage in the country. Read the article.