Stetson University In The News Oct. 21-27, 2022
• The Ormond Beach Observer published the Oct. 24 column “MY VIEW: ‘Women, Life, Freedom’ in Iran” by Asal Mohamadi Johnson, PhD, associate professor of Public Health. “On Sept. 16, Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman, died while in custody of the ‘morality police’ in Tehran, Iran,” Johnson wrote. “She was detained because of an improper headscarf. Her death has resulted in large-scale protests in many Iranian cities. These protests have now turned into an uprising to overthrow the theocratic and authoritarian government of Iran.”
• The Daytona Beach News-Journal published the Oct. 25 column “Opinion: Women, life, liberty: It is not just about Iran” by Asal Mohamadi Johnson, PhD.
• The Tampa Bay Times published the Oct. 21 column “Originalism or anti-abortion: Florida’s Supreme Court must choose” by Law professor James W. Fox Jr. “Originalism and the anti-abortion movement are on a collision course in Florida,” Fox wrote. “The people of Florida adopted a right of privacy in 1980 knowing it covered abortion rights. Any reasonable view of originalism — the philosophy frequently trumpeted by Gov. Ron DeSantis and his judicial nominees that says courts should defer to how the public understood constitutional text at the time it as adopted — would require the court to protect those rights.”
• MSN, U.S. News & World Report, Reuters, WABX-FM Online and more than 40 other media outlets quoted Law professor Louis Virelli in the Oct. 20 post “Meta refuses to give up on campaign to disqualify FTC chair.”
• News 6 WKMG cited a Stetson University poll in the Oct. 26 broadcast segment “Most Important Issue for Florida Voters.”
• WESH 2 News cited a Stetson University poll in the Oct. 27 broadcast segment “Race for Governor.”
• Just the News, Clarion News, Middle East and Terrorism, and California Political News & Views quoted Christopher Ferguson, PhD, professor of Psychology, in the Oct. 21 story “Blue cities bleeding: Homicide rates surging in major cities run by Soros-backed DAs.”
• The Gabber profiled Law student Savannah Green in the Oct. 24 story “Stetson Law Student Wins $10,000 National Award.”
• The Orlando Business Journal cited Stetson in the Oct. 24 post “See Central Florida’s most expensive colleges and universities — and how they compare to others in the U.S.”
• Hometown News cited Stetson’s School of Music in the Oct. 21 post “Out & About.” The calendar listing mentioned the Symphony Orchestra; University Symphonic Band; Concert Band; Douglas Phillips, director of Bands, associate professor of Music, Conducting; Jamie Clark, D.MA, assistant professor of Cello and coordinator of Chamber Music; and Hannah Sun, MM, adjunct professor of Music, Collaborative Pianist.
• HappeningNext cited Rebecca Morgan, professor of Law, Boston Asset Management Chair in Elder Law and Director, M.J. in Healthcare Compliance, in the Oct. 21 post “Challenges Facing Older Adults.”
• Hometown News cited Stetson’s Cici & Hyatt Brown Hall for Health & Innovation in the Oct. 21 post “Volusia School News.”
• FlaglerLive cited Stetson’s University Symphonic Band and Concert Band in the Oct. 21 post “The Daily Cartoon and Live Briefing: Friday, October 21, 2022.”
• The website flgov.com, the Floridant and other media outlets cited Stetson in the Oct. 21 post “Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Six to the Florida Commission on Human Relations.”
• Florida Bulldog cited Stetson College of Law in the Oct. 23 story “Ex-chief justice: Florida’s broad constitutional right to privacy should block abortion ban.”
• GrowthSpotter cited Stetson in the Oct. 24 post “Quadrangle PD lures more student housing development near UCF as Tramell Webb eyes new project.”
• The West Volusia Beacon cited Timothy Peter, D.MA , professor of Music and director of choral activities, in the Oct. 25 story “Spiritual Side: Trunk or Treats and more church happenings.”
• The West Volusia Beacon cited Stetson in the Oct. 25 story “Stetson University Homecoming activities this weekend.”
• The West Volusia Beacon cited Stetson and Wendy Anderson, PhD, professor of Environmental Science and Studies, in the Oct. 25 story “Guest Commentary: Retiring mayor shares perspectives on growth.”
• Before It’s News and Fire cited Law professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy in the Oct. 26 post “Election law symposium hosted by First Amendment Law Review.”
• VacationIdea cited Stetson, the Gillespie Museum and Spec Martin Municipal Stadium in the Oct. 26 post “25 Best Things to Do in DeLand, Florida.”
• Radio station KGMI News/Talk 790 cited the late actor and alumnus Ted Cassidy in an Oct. 20 broadcast segment.
• The Dunwoody Crier profiled alumnus Adam Forrand in the Oct. 20 post “Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber names new president.”
• Hometown News cited Law alumnus Tom Leek in the Oct. 20 post “Florida federal and state posts will be decided Nov. 8.”
• The Franklin County Citizen Leader profiled Law alumnus Doug Kidd in the Oct. 20 story “County chair candidates provide platforms: Doug Kidd.”
• Funancial News Today and CityBiz cited alumnus David Sawyer in the Oct. 24 post “Omega Healthcare Investors Join $9 Million Series A for TSOLife.”
• The website spencerfane.com profiled Law alumni Marissa and Nicole Zaworska in the Oct. 24 post “Spencer Fane Continues Strong, Measured Growth in Tampa with Addition of Three Associates.”
• The Riverbank News and the Oakdale Leader profiled alumna Alice Williams in the Oct. 24 story “Sonora Bach Festival Trio Plays Season Finale Concert.”
• Tech Inside Out, AP News and more than 30 other media outlets profiled Law alumnus Will Roe Roberts in the Oct. 25 post “ASI Government Expands Leadership Team.”
• The website henlaw.com profiled Law alumna Melany Hernandez in the Oct. 25 post “Stetson Law Graduate Melany Hernandez Joins Henderson Franklin’s Business Litigation Team.”
• LexBlog posted the Oct. 27 story “Can Your Local Government Ban Short Term Vacation Rentals?” by Law alumnus Taylor Bolt.
• Tampa Bay Newswire profiled Law alumna Meghan E. O’Connell in the Oct. 26 post “Icard Merrill Welcomes Two New Associates.”