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Stetson University in the News, Oct. 6-12

Top News:

K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance at Stetson, was quoted in the article “How to Avoid Making One of the Most Lethal Investing Mistakes Around.” Ma said: “Shareholders can consider that goodwill is the intangible portion of the assets they pay for,” posted by TheStreet Oct. 5.

Ma also was quoted in the article “Trump’s Tax Plan Could Boost Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Net Worth $10 Billion.” Ma said, “Personally, Buffett will benefit from, say, a 15 percent tax savings on his personal taxable income of $487,881 in 2016,” posted by TheStreet Oct. 9.

Law Professor Joseph Morrissey was mentioned in the Oct. 6 Daily Report article “Judge Analyzes Tax Deduction for Gay Parenthood is his First Opinion.”

Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was quoted in the Oct. 7 Tampa Bay Times article “Romano: Can City Hall really change the world?”

According to the article “Climate Change Impacting Higher Education and Future Careers,” four students in a landscape ecology class taught by Stetson Associate Professor Jason Evans, Ph.D., have been investigating the impact of rising seas, posted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune Online Oct. 8.

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob was quoted in the Oct. 9 Washington Post Online article “Episode 8 of the Constitutional podcast: ‘Fair Trials.’” The news appeared in additional media outlets nationwide.

Law Professor Peter Lake was quoted in the Oct. 10 Commonwealth Magazine article “Colleges can’t be bystanders on opioids – Common Wealthy Magazine.” Lake also was featured in the article “Hazing Nightmares: Abuse Pervasive at US Colleges,” posted by Daily Mail, Yahoo Finance and other sources Oct. 12.

Chris Ferguson, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Stetson, wrote the Houston Chronicle Online article “Why Forcing Teens to Shut Down the Internet Doesn’t Work,” posted Oct. 10. In addition, Ferguson was featured in the Oct. 11 article “Psychologist: Korean Law Restricting Minors’ Access to Internet Provides Little Benefits,” posted by Breitbart.

Law Professor Rebecca Morgan wrote the Oct. 11 Elder Law Prof Blog post “Update on Florida Nursing Homes Post-Irma.” Morgan also wrote the Oct. 10 Elder Law Prof Blog post “Books on Caring for Elders.” Other blogs included the Oct. 9 Elder Law Prof Blog post “Emergency Steadiness of SNFs” and the Oct. 6 Elder Law Prof Blog post “Medicare Hospice Compare Now Available.”

Professor John Jett, Ph.D.

Stetson professor John Jett, Ph.D., was featured in the article “‘Killer Toothaches Likely Cause Misery for Captive Orca,” posted by Scienmag, Otago Daily Times and several other outlets Oct. 12.

 

Other News:

Stetson was listed in the CollegeAtlas.org article “Schools That Award the Most Financial Aid Per Student,” posted Oct. 2.

Stetson was mentioned in “The Higher Ed Notebook: Noted Historian of National Parks to Speak at Stetson,” an article posted by The Daytona Beach News-Journal Oct. 8.

Stetson University was mentioned in the article “71-Year-Old Stetson Trustee Summits 3 Peaks to Give Children New Faces,” posted by The Daytona Beach News-Journal Oct. 8.

Stetson University College of Law was mentioned in the Oct. 9 Publicnow article “University of South Florida – Saint Petersburg (via Public) / Innovative Program Addresses Need to More Accurately Apply Forensic Science in Justice System.”

Former Stetson University Director of Student Development and Campus Vibrancy (Matthew Kurz) was covered in the article “New Dean on the Block,” posted by The Quinnipiac Chronicle Oct. 10.

Stetson University College of Law was mentioned in the Oct. 10 JDJournal article “Law Schools That Place an Importance on Canine Friends.”

Alumni News:

Law alumnus Rick Kriseman was mentioned in the Oct. 6 Tampa Bay Times Online article “Know Your Mayor Candidates: Rick Kriseman v. Rick Baker.”

Former Stetson student Anne C. Heymen wrote the article “Learning to Beat the Heat,” posted by St. Augustine Record Online Oct. 7.

Alumnus Joe Negron was featured in the article “Bright Futures is Sen. Joe Negron’s Top Priority for 2018 Legislative Session,” posted by TCPalm.com Oct. 7.

Alumnus Clint Pyle was featured in the article “Stellar Promotes Clint Pyle to Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, Scott Witt to Board of Directors,” posted by The National Provisioner – Online and Commercial Construction & Renovation Oct. 9.

Alumna Nicole Equerme was featured in the article “New Series ‘AMP’d at Dr. Phillips Center’ to Celebrate Local Musicians,” posted by Broadway World Oct. 9.

Law alumnus Tom Leek was mentioned in the Oct. 9 Daytona Beach News-Journal Online article “Leek stepping down as managing partner at Cobb Cole.”

Law alumnus Kasey Feltner was recognized in multiple news articles, including the Oct. 10 Tampa Bay Newswire article “Smolker, Barlett, Loeb, Hinds, & Sheppard Announces Addition of Kasey A. Feltner to the Firm.”

Alumnus Brian Hill was covered in the article “Foodie File: Plenty of American Tradition – and Good Food – at Brian’s Bar-B-Q,” posted by The West Volusia Beacon Online Oct. 10.

Alumna Jane Kleeb was featured in the article “A Bernie Sanders Supporter is Trying to Turn Nebraska Purple,” posted by HuffPost Oct. 11. Kleeb also was featured in the True Viral News article, “Democrats Are Trying In Nebraska. Really.”

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