Stetson University In the News, April 10-16, 2015

Fortune 500 quoted Valrie Chambers, Ph.D., associate professor of accounting, in the April 13 article entitled, Is the death tax killing American family farms.

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob spoke with the Tampa Bay Times for the April 13 front page article, “Stetson law prof took Gideon case to Supreme Court, but believed in the other side.” Jacob is quoted in the April 11 MSN article, “Stingray Spying: FBI’s Secret Deal with Police Hides Phone Dragnet from Courts.” The article originally ran in the Guardian.

Professor of Law Peter Lake spoke with The Chronicle of Higher Education for the April 12 article, “Should Colleges Be Judging Rape?” Lake is also quoted in the April 7 eWall Streeter article, “30 Frats Shut Down in the Past Month as Colleges Respond to Misconduct More Aggressively.” The article originally ran in HuffPost.

Professor of Law Ellen Podgor spoke with Law 360 for the April 8 article, “Why Utah’s ‘White Collar Crime Registry’ Is Unnecessary.”

Forward Florida April 6 tweet:  Great video from a wonderful Central Florida university. Here’s to a fun-filled Senior Week! #HatterGrad #StetsonU 

David Cross, who has directed of the small business development center at Stetson University, was published in the University of Maryland– Philip Merrill College of Journalism website in the article, Media EnTERPreneurship at Merrill: Harnessing the Potential of Information Creativity, April 14.

PRWeb ran the news nationally April 13 that “Stetson professor calls for policymakers to protect the world’s wetland.”

News of Stetson’s destination CLE in Ireland has run via PRWeb April 14 across the U.S.

Newseum Institute referenced the Stetson Law Review as one of its sources in the April 13 article, “‘Famous Footnotes’ Step Up In Important First Amendment Cases.”

Washington College of Law reported that Stetson Law’s director of international programs, JR Swanegan, will be one of the presenters for the 5th Annual International Legal Education Abroad Conference.

Bleacher Report April 15, Urban Meyer, coach of Ohio State Buckeyes, chose Stetson to host summer satellite camps, as well as at Georgia State.

Daytona Beach News-Journal:

Stetson’s Michaud, Piote sweep A-Sun tennis awards

Pair of Stetson tennis players earn honors

Six Stetson sand volleyball players earn A-Sun honors

Stetson’s women’s golf team finishes fifth in A-Sun Championship

Alumni in the News:

Jacob deGrom was said to be the key in taking the Mets to the playoffs, according to CBSSports on Apr. 13.

Florida Sportsman, editor Jeff Weakley, is a founding editor of Shallow Water Angler magazine, an offshoot of Florida Sportsman, where he has been employed since graduating from Stetson University with an English degree in 1995. He has penned hundreds of how-to magazine articles on subjects ranging from fly fishing for snook to trolling for wahoo. In the article “Sushi for all.”

On April 10, The Ledger reported that Captain D’s has hired Stetson Law alumna Wendy Harkness as chief people officer.