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Stetson University in the News, July 22-28

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  • Mayhill Fowler, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, wrote an article for CNN called “The larger tragedy of Russia’s doping,” July 26, about the Russian Olympic teams doping scandal.
  • K. C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance and Roland George chair of applied investments, was quoted in the article “Netflix stock tanks on big subscriber miss,” posted by Gosport Times, July 22, and the article “CMG Stock: Chipotle Misses, But Bought Back $116 Million in Stock,” posted by Yahoo! Finance and several other media outlets on July 21. Ma also was quoted in the article “7 Great Stocks That Cost $10 or Less” on Yahoo! Finance, MSN U.S. News & World Report, and several other media outlets, July 25; and in “Twitter Earnings Reveal Larger Issues for TWTR Stock” posted by U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance and several other media outlets, July 27.
  • Chris Ferguson, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of psychology, was quoted in the article “Do video games lead to violence?” posted by CNN, Gant News and several local news sources nationwide, July 25. Ferguson also was quoted in the article “Munich Shooting 2016: Gunman A Fan Of FPS Games; Do Games Really Lead to Violence?” posted by Enstars, July 27; and in “Can a Video Game Make You Depressed in a Good Way?” posted by Ozy, July 28.
  • Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in the YES!Magazine article, “Florida Town Proposes a Ban on Super PACs- What Could Happen?” The article also ran in truthout. Professor Torres-Spelliscy did a live interview with WMNF News July 25 about corporate money in politics for the Midpoint talk show.

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  • Jesus Alfonzo, D.M.A., associate professor of music, was featured in the article “Durham’s Kidznotes teaching more than music,” posted by The News & Observer and My Informs, July 24.
  • Stetson University was listed as one of seven universities in the Diocese of Orlando currently operating organized campus ministry programs in the Campus Ministry on the website Orlando Diocese.
  • News of “Stetson University Hosts Legal Writing Academy for Lawyers in August” was picked up by 43 media outlets via the July 22 24/7 News Releases.
  • Eighteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed, seeking both a law degree from Stetson and medical degree from the University of South Florida, was featured in a story that ran in the July 21 Becker’s Hospital Review Online and Infobeck.

Alumni News

  • Anne Crawford had an article written about her called “Get to Know Anne Crawford” posted by Florida Newsline, July 21.
  • Miles Sutton will be the Grace Lutheran Church’s new music director posted in the article “Grace Lutheran Church welcomes new pastor, literacy and music directors” by Muscatine Journal, July 25.
  • Marguerite Willis is featured in the July 27 Post and Courier article, “How three South Carolina delegates wound up on the front page of The New York Times.”
  • The Greenberg Traurig LLP Holly Skolnick Fellowship Foundation has named eight new public interest fellows in partnership with Equal Justice Works, including Cherilyn Hansen, who will be working at Gulfcoast Legal Services to help homeless and low-income veterans in Tampa Bay. The July 21 story ran in 13 media outlets including Daily Mail Times and Times Union.
  • The July 22 story of Assistant State Attorney Kathy Ray’s battle with colon cancer was published in the Tallahassee Democrat.
  • Florida Politics ran a July 22 story, “Speaker-to-be Chris Sprowls leaves state prosecutor’s office for private practice.”
  • The July 21 Osprey Observer covered Miriam Velez Valkenburg’s run for County Court Judge in Group 10 in Hillsborough County.
  • Suzanne Boy of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. will present “Wage and Hour Compliance: What the New Rule Really Means for Florida Employers” at a breakfast meeting at Pelican Preserve Country Club in Fort Myers on Aug. 17 as reported in the July 27 Bizwire Express.
  • Jennifer Wilson has joined Adams and Reese’s Tampa office as a government affairs advisor, the firm said in a press release which ran in the July 26 Florida Politics.
  • Spinnaker ran a July 26 story on Janet Owen, vice president of governmental affairs at UNF being named “Woman of Influence” by the Jacksonville Business Journal.
  • According to the South Florida City Biz List July 27, Double Hatter Lila Jaber has been commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel (the highest title of honor) by Governor Matt Bevin.