Fit to Print: August 2019
As the fall semester draws near, Pace professors are already in mid-semester form—chiming in on the news of the day, emerging trends, and more in this month’s Fit to Print.
Seidenberg Professor Cathy Dwyer, PhD, was mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article about cultural changes at Equifax following their major security breach.
Elisabeth Haub School of Law Criminal Justice Fellow Mimi Rocah, JD, was featured in a New York Times op-ed titled “Mueller’s Failure.” She was also mentioned in a Washington Post op-ed titled “Sometimes, a Justice Department Lawyer Must Just Say ‘No.’”
“It is probably good in the long run for the blockchain and cryptocurrency world. This will make more people aware of what the technology is.”
—Seidenberg Chair of Information Systems, Daniel Farkas, PhD, quoted in Daily Voice Plus on Facebook’s Libra and emerging cryptocurrencies.
“If we finish this study, something like that could be prevented.”
—College of Health Professions Professor Carol Roye, EdD, was featured in a Haitian Times article titled “Precision Medicine and the Haitian-American Community.”
"This administration has put its thumb on the scale for police departments across the country."
—Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Randolph McLaughlin, JD, quoted in an NBC News article titled “Decision Not to Charge NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Case Exposes DOJ Divide.”
“For teenagers, this is great because it would no longer highlight levels of popularity of themselves against other kids.”
—Lubin Professor Randi Priluck, PhD, featured in a Beauty Matter article about Instagram experimenting with hiding “likes” from users.
Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Bennett Gershman, JD, was interviewed by News12 regarding Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony.
PPA Professor Lee Evans, EdD, published “First Impressions” in the Summer 2019 issue of Piano Guild Notes, along with two original musical compositions, “First Stirring Of Spring” and “Lily Pond.”
“I think the decision's going to be studied and used and cited for a long time."
—Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Nicholas Robinson, JD, quoted in Vermont newspaper Seven Days regarding a recent timber conservation ruling in the Adirondacks.
“You have to find resources within yourself to take a step back and figure out your relationship with [watching Netflix or TV] and what you want it to be.”
—Dyson Associate Professor Leora Trub, PhD, quoted in a Thrive Global article about Netflix, technology addiction, and millennial burnout.
Dyson Associate Professor Kim Collica-Cox, PhD, published a journal article in Issues in Mental Health nursing regarding parenting while in prison. She was also published in International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
Dyson Lecturer Jane Dickson published an article titled Casino Culture in the Duke University Journal, Cultural Politics.
—College of Health Professions Nutrition and Dietetics Program Director Christen Cooper, EdD, was featured in a Livestrong article titled “9 Ways You're Doing Coffee All Wrong—and How to Get It Right.”
“There needs to be recognition that these kinds of behaviors are falling outside the bounds of the criminal justice system, leaving victims without recourse.”
—Pace Women’s Justice Center Executive Director quoted in a Journal News article about the Freeman Case, creepy behavior, and the responsiveness of law.
"Where before, if the ship was at sea and something happened, the cruise line controlled—at least until the ship got in port—controlled what information went out about it."
—Lubin Professor Andrew Coggins, PhD, quoted in The Oklahoman in an article titled “Is Cruising Safe?”
“We live in a STEM world these days, where students are rightfully focused on learning the science, technology, engineering, and math skills they’ll need to succeed in an increasingly tech-reliant future. But business skills still matter, too. A lot.”
—Lubin Dean Neil Braun, JD, published in a Westchester County Business Journal article titled Keeping Pace: business Education is Evolving (PDF).
“When we talk about cause marketing…we have to ask ourselves the question: Who are the customers?”
—Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris, PhD, quoted in Ad Week in an article titled “Why More Brands Aren’t Helping Out with the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border.”
Beginning in 2019, on an annual basis, all Pace University employees will be required to complete an online Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention training program. Have you completed yours?
Annual Training Updates
Dyson Associate Professor Anna Shostya, PhD, and Gabriella Serebryanaya ’22 are evaluating college admissions standards and examining their correlation to student success.
Research: Holistic Student Success
Pace's Environmental Science graduate program and Biology undergraduate program has entered an informal collaboration with the New York Marine Rescue Center, thanks to the work of alumna Maxine Montello '14 and Dyson’s Andrew Wier, PhD.
Rescuing Sea Turtles, Creating Opportunities