Stetson University in the News, July 15-21

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  • Law Professor Louis Virelli is quoted  in the Law360 July 15 article, “Ginsburg’s Trump Attack Breaks New Ground In Court Politicization.” Virelli spoke with the Boston Herald about Justice Ginsburg’s statements and Supreme Court recusal for the July 15 article, “Ginsburg apologizes for ‘ill-advised’ remarks on The Donald.” Professor Virelli spoke with WGNPlus for a newscast on Justice Ginsburg’s comments on Donald Trump. The July 17 Stars and Stripes article, “Ginsburg finally saw error of her ways,” quotes Virelli in a reprint of an article that ran in the Washington Post. Professor Virelli is also quoted in the July 12 Cleveland Plain Dealer article, “Did Ginsburg cross line with Trump remarks?”
  • K. C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance and Roland George chair of applied investments, was quoted in the article “5 Stocks to Watch This Week,” posted by U.S. News & World Report, July 18, and the article “Bank of America Earnings: Solid, But Not Stellar (BAC),” posted by Yahoo! Finance, U.S. News & World Report and several other sources on July 18. Ma also was quoted in the article “Netflix (NFLX) Stock Plunges After Subscriber Whiff” posted by U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance and its other satellite outlets worldwide July 18, and in the article “Microsoft Crushes Earnings, MSFT Stock Pops” posted by U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance and its other satellite outlets worldwide July 19.
  • Chris Ferguson, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of psychology, was quoted in the article “Limit Kids’ Exposure to Media Violence, Pediatricians Say,” posted by dozens of sites including Time Inc.’s Health, Utah Daily Herald and Medicine Net, via a HealthDay News distribution July 18. Ferguson also was quoted in the article “Another Day, Another Alarmist Warning Against Violent Games,” posted by All Games, Naked Game Play and Kotaku on July 18, and in the article “Pokemon GO Causing Havoc as Players Trip Over Augmented Reality” by Epoch Times, July 18.

More News

  • Stetson student J.B. Pitts’ article, “Pollywogs Be Gone,” about sailing across the equator was featured in Sea Semester’s Sea Currents blog July 15. Pitts is spending the summer doing science and blogging with Sea Education Association’s Sea Semester.
  • In a Huffington Post blog post July 16, Paul Croce, Ph.D., professor of history and director of American studies, offered a satirical take on the use of music in political campaigns.
  • Valrie Chambers, Ph.D., associate professor of accounting, provided insight in the article “CW Associates CPA’s Hawaii: Modernizing Fax Filings with the IRS,” posted by Press Box, July 18.
  • Susan Ryan, M.L.S., dean of the library and learning technologies, explains some of Stetson’s innovative learning tools in the article “Academic Librarians On Taking Their Seats at the Table | ALA Annual 2016,” posted by Library Journal, July 20.
  • The July 19 Newschannel 8 WFLA story features incoming Law student Ahmed Mohamed, who plans to enroll in Stetson’s JD/MD program with USF.
  • News of Stetson Law’s Crime Scene to Courtroom training was picked up by dozens of outlets via 24/7 News Releases including Hawaii News Now.

Alumni News

  • Tim Callahan, Stetson alumus, was recently hired at Avison Young Principals and Managing Directors of the firm’s Tampa office, where he will lead the firm’s capital markets expansion in Central and North Florida. The news was reported in Yahoo! Finance, Street Insider, Spoke and dozens of other sources on July 14.
  • ACETO Corp. named Stetson alumnus Walter J. Kaczmarek III its chief operating officer, as reported in Stockhouse, Biospace, Street Insider and several other outlets, July 18.
  • News of Law alumna Captain Tanya Mayes’ work to help veterans through a legal aid program continues to be picked up in outlets including Column Diary.
  • Law alumni Mark Bircher and Ed Narain are mentioned in the TBNWeekly July 18 article, “Variety of races on tap in Aug. 30 primary election.”
  • Stetson alumnus Theo Etzel, CEO of Naples-based Conditioned Air, shared his business expertise and insight in a July 20 article in Fort Myers Florida Weekly.