August: Fit to Print
Contextual journalism, becoming an overnight success, books, poetry, and more—Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Dyson Professor Marilyn E. Weingold, PhD, recently published Peconic Bay, an immersive history of Long Island’s north and south forks. Peconic Bay was published by Syracuse University Press.
School of Education Assistant Professor Tom Liam Lynch, EdD, published a piece called “Are We Investing In History Repeating Itself?” on Medium.
The poetry of Charles North, Pace’s Poet-in-Residence, was discussed on July 26 on Difficult Listening: The Poetry Show on Radio Free Nashville.
Bruce Bachenheimer, Lubin professor and executive director of Pace’s Entrepreneurship Lab, was interviewed for an article about the co-partnership between car service Gett and the beloved eatery Pommes Frites—and the role of co-marketing ventures as they pertain to social responsibility in the digital age. He was also quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article called “How to Survive Being an Overnight Success.” Additionally, Bachenheimer spoke with office retail giant Staples, offering insight as to how to raise an entrepreneurial-minded child.
Leslie F. Seidman, executive director for the Center for Excellence in Financial Reporting, was named to the Board of Financial Executives International.
Kathy Clift ’14, PA-C, and Denise Rizzolo, PA-C, PhD, won a prestigious 2015 Apex Award for Publication Excellence for an article entitled “Vaccines: Myths and Misconceptions,” published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Law Professor Randolph McLaughlin, who has litigated against the KKK in the past and has written extensively about them, was interviewed by Georgia Public Broadcasting Radio about their practices and views regarding the Confederate flag and other symbols.
Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris spoke to the San Francisco Chronicle about the “Amazon Factor,” and how it rendered major retailers like Borders and Circuit City obsolete. He was also quoted in a Computerworld article about the recent strife at popular website Reddit, offering up strategies that could’ve been implemented to avoid the publicized friction.
Kyle Greeley has been named the Athletics Equipment Manager.
Lubin Dean Neil S. Braun's performance as an Imax Director is ranked in the top 10 percent of BSS News Bites' NYSE performers for the past year. The shares were up 48.8% for the year ending June 26, 2015.
Pace Law School Dean David Yassky spoke about the recent national trend of enrollment decline at law schools, and what Pace is doing to curb the trend. Yassky discussed the recent initiatives Pace has embarked on—including providing more scholarships, reducing tuition for out of state applicants, and focusing on a more hands-on oriented learning process.
Dyson Professor Adam Klein, PhD, was interviewed on NPR’s The Takeaway on WNYC about the disturbing presence of online hate groups in the aftermath of the horrible tragedy that took place at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, this past June.
Dyson Assistant Professor Kate Fink and her dissertation adviser, Columbia University Journalism Professor Michael Schudson, won the 31st Covert Award for the best article in mass communication history published in 2014. The award comes from the history division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, and will be presented at the group’s annual meeting in San Francisco on August 8. Their paper, "The Rise of Contextual Journalism, 1950s–2000s," was published in the academic journal Journalism.
Dyson Professor Lisa Rosenthal, PhD, published a study with former Pace faculty member Tyrel Starks, PhD, in the Journal of Family Psychology titled "Relationship Stigma and Relationship Outcomes in Interracial and Same-Sex Relationships: Examination of Sources and Buffers.”
Seidenberg Professor and Director of Cybersecurity Darren R. Hayes, DPS, was quoted in an article about Microsoft’s new premium music streaming service, citing that the app has potential and “might actually give Apple and Google a run for their money.” He also spoke to the E-Commerce Times regarding a major security breach involving an Italy-based firm called Hacking Team, which specializes in developing malware for governments and law enforcement.
Lubin Professor Andrew Coggins provided insight to the Miami Herald regarding recent business trends that are affecting the cruise ship industry.
Pace University Dean of Admissions Donna Grand Pre has noted that Lubin has seen an 11% rise in enrollment for its graduate programs from 2012–2014, partially crediting the uptick to the new Master of Science in Social Media and Mobile Marketing degree, which is co-branded with the interactive design studio company MediaStorm.
Lubin Professor John Alan James was published on The Hill’s "Congress Blog." His article, “Obama’s Trade Bill Faces Tough Opposition by Unions,” discussed why trade union leaders are primarily opposed to President Obama’s new bill.
On Thursday, August 6, Pace University faculty and staff are invited to join a Community Conversation sponsored by the People of Color Collective at Pace. This is space for you to be seen, heard, or just to confirm you are not alone.
Community Conversation: August 6
The Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship invites Pace faculty members to apply to become a Wilson Center Fellow! Applications are due August 14.
Apply to Be a Wilson Center Fellow
Pace University has appointed Tresmaine R. Grimes, PhD, as dean of the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education, effective August 3. We are excited to welcome Dean Grimes to the Pace Community.
Welcome, Dean Grimes