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Violent video game research, mid-term elections lead news

Research on violent video games, mid-term elections lead news

Dr. Chris Ferguson’s research that analyzes the effects that violent video games have on human behavior captured more national attention in major media markets this week. Also, several issues surrounding this year’s mid-term elections were discussed by Stetson faculty experts in many news outlets across the country. Top stories for Oct. 30-Nov. 6, 2014, include:

  • Christopher Ferguson, Ph.D., chair and professor of psychology, had his research about the effects of violence in video games discussed in multiple media outlets on Nov.5, like CBSNews.com, NBCNews.com, and tech-times. Additional Coverage: The Register, dajiworld, news reality, a breaking news, examiner, and nearly two dozen radio stations in major media markets such as in New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, Dallas and others.
  • Law Professor Paul Boudreaux wrote the Nov. 4 opinion editorial entitled, the constitutional amendment that would finally end our endless voter ID battle, for the Washington Post.
  • Law Professor and Dean Emeritus Bruce Jacob spoke with the Tampa Tribunefor the Nov. 2 article called, “Experts: Florida¹s high court took high road on cell phones.” The article ran in various media across the AP wire including the TMCNews.
  • Adam Levine, adjunct professor of law, spoke with Newschannel 8for the Oct. 31 story entitled, “Shocking nursing home abuse caught on camera.” Multiple channels ran the program including WSPA and WCBD. The Oct. 31 com quoted Levine from the Christian Science Monitor in the article, “Criminal Case Reopens the Issue of Marijuana’s Legal Status.”
  • Stetson law librarian Kristen Moore’s article is running in the Nov. 1 issue of The Florida Bar News, titled, “Florida statutory and legislative materials are online.”

Other Stories in the news

  • Jason Evans, a consultant and Stetson University environmental scientist, was mentioned in the article, ”No worries yet over potential loss of land,” on Keys News 29.
  • Stetson University’s Center for Community Engagement is offering students rides to the polls every half hour from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Election Day, as reported Oct. 29 in The Daytona Beach News Journal.
  • Wayne Bailey, Ph.D., professor of political science, was quoted in the article, “Runners-up face uphill fight,” in The Daytona Beach News Journal on Nov. 1.
  • Andrew Lloyd Larson, professor of music, was announced the new stake president on Deseret News on Oct. 31.
  • Donald Payne, current academic and football stand-out, has been named The Sports Network National Players of the Week following Week 10 action at the FCS level, according to the Local Memphis and other media outlets on Nov. 3.
  • PRWebran news of the Stetson/ELI wetlands workshop on Nov. 13. The news ran in dozens of outlets on Nov. 3.
  • Press Release Newswirereported that Stetson Law¹s moot court team placed second in the International Moot Court Privacy Competition on Oct. 28.

Alumni in the news

  • Michael Gatti was named vice president of CNL Securities for the RIA distribution channel in the western United States, according to the article, CNL Securities Grows Presence in RIA Channels, on Global Newswire 30. Additional Coverage: Miyanville and other media outlets.
  • University of West Florida Provost and Executive Vice President Martha Saunders recently announced the appointment of Dr. Tim O’Keefe as dean of the College of Business, according to the University of West Florida on Oct. 28.
  • Holly Keris was quoted in the article, “Icons Of Style Celebrates The Art Of Fashion,” about fashion as art on Folio Weekly 29.
  • Casey B. Weade, CFP®, a leading retirement planning professional and published author, was mentioned in the article, “The Purpose Based Retirement,” on 22 Alive 30.
  • Players name Mets’ Jacob deGrom NL Rookie of the Year according to MLB and com Nov. 3.
  • Ex-Hatters Corey Kluber, Jacob deGrom are in line for MLB awards, according to the Daytona Beach News Journal on Nov. 3.
  • Elaine Uzan Leary will be presenting a program at the Greenwich Historical Society based on the traveling exhibition called, “American Women Rebuilding France 1917-1924,” on Nov. 18 according to Greenwich.
  • Pam Bondi’s campaign for re-election to Florida attorney general was covered on Bay News 9 on Oct. 29 and Nov. 4. The Nov. 5 Free News Postreported that Pam Bondi won her bid for re-election.
  • The Nov. 4 Reutersreports that Law alumnus Chad Strickland, senior vice president, Associate Resources at Aaron’s, has been recognized as a Global HR Top 10 Breakaway Leader. Additional Coverage: NASDAQ and 4-traders 4.
  • Rebecca Morgan, professor of law, wrote the Oct. 31 Elder Law Prof Blogentitled, “Retirement: A Dream Delayed.” She also wrote the Oct. 30 blog, “Physician-Aided Dying: Americans¹ Views Vary,” and A New Post from the WHCOA blog.
  • Lakeland Ledger reported that Marie Straughn Prisco joined Straughn & Turner, P.A on Oct. 26.
  • Consumer Electronics reports that Law alumna Peggy Hoyt is helping the law firm Hoyt & Bryan celebrate its 15th anniversary on Oct. 30.
  • According to the Oct. 30 Herald Tribune, Judge Diana Moreland was one of 20 candidates interviewed by the Second District Court of Appeal for an appellate judgeship.
  • According to the Oct. 29 Gwinnett Daily Post, Gregory McKeithen is running for Gwinnett County solicitor.