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Anti-bullying, family business top news

Stetson University made news this week for anti-bullying programs, family business trends, and effects of the government shutdown on universities. Notable national and local news coverage included: Time, Associated Press, CBS, Yahoo! News, Daytona Beach News-Journal, and Financial Times. Top stories for Oct. 11-17, 2013 include:

  • Associate professor and chair of psychology Chris Ferguson featured an exclusive op-ed in Time on the effects of anti-bullying programs.
  • Wendy Libby, president, commented on the effect of the government shutdown on colleges in the Daytona Beach News-Journal.
  • Law Professor Charles Rose’s interview with the AP regarding the FBI using a death row inmate to find a victim’s body continues to be picked up nationally at outlets including the Forensic Magazine, CBS, Mail Online, and Yahoo! News.
  • Adjunct Law Professor David Tirella spoke with the Associated Press for the story, “Florida bullying case raises questions for parents.” The Oct. 16 story ran in multiple media outlets.

Other Stories in the News

  • Greg McCann, professor of family enterprise, offers his insight into entrepreneurship and family business trends in the Financial Times.
  • Law Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Oct. 15 Slate article, “College women: stop getting drunk.” The story also ran in the Sun-Sentinel and Star-Tribune.
  • Law Professor Charles Rose’s interview with the National Post Canada regarding the use of drones and renditions ran Oct. 11.
  • According to the Oct. 15 Daytona Beach News-Journal, Bill O’Connor, director of continuing education, was elected chairman of the West Volusia Tourism Advertising Authority board.

Alumni in the News

  • The Oct. 14 Financial News & Daily Record profiles Law alumna Heather Quick in the article, “Lawyer Snapshot: Heather Quick.”
  • Scott Dunn was named the 2013 Attorney of the Year by Courier-Tribune readers, according to Digital Journal.