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Stetson University in the News, June 16-22

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Andy Dehnart

Andy Dehnart

  • Andy Dehnart, visiting assistant professor of Communications and Media Studies at Stetson University, was interviewed by the South Korean radio station TBS Seoul eFM on June 4 about Audition Programs, and whether popular TV idol survival shows are real or scripted. Stetson was mentioned during the broadcast and on the official website.
  • Eric Kurlander, Ph.D., professor of history, wrote the blog article, “The Ultimate Hitler-Darwin Debunking.” Kurlander discussed evidence debunking the creationist theory that Hitler relied on Darwin’s theory of evolution, posted on The Curmudgeon June 15.
  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance, was quoted in the article, “Should You Invest in Apple (AAPL) Stock?” Ma said, “Service revenue is expected to double in the next four years,” posted by U.S. News & World Report June 19.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed Stetson University College of Law alumna Jennifer L. Page-Lozano an immigration judge to begin hearing cases in July 2017. Judge Page-Lozano earned a Master of Public Health degree in 2003 from the University of South Florida and a Juris Doctor in 2006 from the Stetson University College of Law, posted by Targeted News Service June 16.
  • Office of Professional Education Director Mercy Roberg spoke with QUSF NPR about Stetson University College of Law’s Continuing Legal Education program in Cuba and the impact of the Trump administration’s changes regarding travel to Cuba for a story that aired June 19-20.
  • Luz Nagle, J.D., professor of law at Stetson University, was featured in La Nacion regarding the issue of organ trafficking and her work in the area, posted June 13.
  • Jason Bent, J.D., Stetson University law professor, was quoted in the June 15 Tampa Bay Business Journal article, “Here’s How Medical Marijuana Could Cost You Your Job.”
  • Peter Lake, J.D., Stetson University law professor, was quoted in the June 19 Sun-Sentinel article, “Bystanders at South Florida crime scenes sometimes shoot video instead of rendering aid.”
  • Matt Wilson, Ed.D., associate professor of sport business, was quoted in an article written on the 14th Annual Athlete Development Summit and the 1st Athlete Development Research Symposium sponsored by the Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialists and co-hosted by Embry-Riddle University and NASCAR, posted by Embry-Riddle University Athletics June 9.
  • Peter Lake, J.D., professor of law at Stetson University, was featured in the article, “Is the Trump Education Department Really ‘Rolling Back’ Civil Rights?” posted by The EdNext Blog June 21.
  • Peter Nyong’o Jr., recent graduate of Stetson University, was mentioned in the article, “11 Most Eligible Politicians’ Sons,” as the son of Kisumu Senator Anyang Nyong’o, posted by East African Standard June 16.

Other News:

  • Loius Virelli, J.D., professor of law at Stetson, spoke with Bay News 9 for the June 19 InDepth segment on the Supreme Court taking a case regarding cell phone location and privacy under the Fourth Amendment.
  • Rebecca Morgan, J.D., law professor at Stetson University, wrote the June 19 Elder Law Prof Blog, “Denver DA & PD Units on Elder Abuse.”
  • The June 17 Internet Marketer featured an article about Stetson University College of Law adjunct Richard A. Gilbert in the article, “What I Can Teach You About Professionals.”
  • Matt Wilson, Ed.D., associate professor of sport business, was invited to serve on a panel discussion titled, “The Current Climate of College Athletics & College Tennis,” at the USTA/ITA College Coaches Symposium. This panel discussion was hosted at the USTA National Campus, Lake Nona, Florida, on Thursday, June 15, and included college tennis coaches, administrators and professional development specialists from across the United States.
  • Robert B Morrison, adjunct professor in accounting at Stetson University, was featured in the article, “Orlando Business Valuer Elected International Vice President for Leading Multidiscipline Valuation Professional Organization,” posted by PR Newswire – Online and several other outlets June 20.

Alumni News:

  • Helena Dabrowski, graduate of Stetson University, was elected President of the Uncommon Friends Foundation at the historic Boroughs Home & Gardens, posted by Plus Company Updates (PCU) and several other outlets June 15.
  • Kevin Tweddle, graduate of Stetson University, was named Group Executive Vice President, Innovation and Financial Technology, by the Independent Community Bankers of America, posted by Plus Company Updates (PCU) June 15.
  • The June 16 Gaston Gazette reported that Matthew J. Brown graduated from Stetson law school in May.
  • The June 16 Center for Child Counseling announced that Stetson University College of Law alumnus Eddie Stephens was elected to the Center’s Board of Directors.
  • Britt Brown, graduate of Stetson University, was featured in the article, “Performance: Taos Opera Institute’s Cantos de Taos Quartet.” Brown teaches voice and piano and is a professional alto section leader and soloist, posted by Events in United States June 22.

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