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Stetson University in the News: Jan. 5-11, 2018


Alan Green, Ph.D.

Top News:

  • Alan Green, Ph.D., professor of economics, wrote the article, “Yes, America, We Have an Inequality Problem, Which the Tax Bill Will Worsen,” posted by the Tampa Bay Times Online Jan. 4.
  • Valrie Chambers, Ph.D., professor of accounting, was quoted in the article, “Your February Paycheck Could See a Little Bump, Thanks to the New Tax Bill.” Chambers said, “The individual tax changes go into effect for 2018, so 2018 paychecks and tax returns will change,” posted by TheStreet Jan. 7.

Asal Johnson, Ph.D.

  • Asal Johnson, Ph.D., public health researcher at Stetson, was quoted in the article, “Not All Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Get Recommended Care.” Johnson said, “Elderly patients and their physicians should not be discouraged or timid to try available and recommended treatment options, including combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy,” posted by 100.7 MIX-FM Online and 95.5 FM Online Jan. 9.
  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance, was featured in the article, “2 Biotech Stocks Climbing on Positive Findings,” posted by 107.7 YES! and other outlets Jan. 9.
  • Christopher Ferguson, Ph.D., professor of psychology, was featured in the article, “You Play Games a Lot. Are You an Addict?” Ferguson said, “It’s a really tiny percentage of individuals who would actually qualify for this diagnosis,” posted by The Daily Beast and MSN News Jan. 10.
  • According to the Tampa Bay Reporter, Targeted News Service and the Florida Bar, “21 Lawyers to receive Florida Bar Pro Bono Awards in Supreme Court Ceremony Jan. 25.” Among them are Law alumni Dan B. Hendrickson J.D. ‘87, Erica K. Smith J.D. ‘07, and Jo Ann Palchak J.D. ‘05. The Hallisky & Davis law firm, co-founded by alumna Deborah M. Hallisky B.A. ’75, M.B.A. ’78, J.D. ‘97, will receive commendation for pro bono work on Jan. 25 at the Supreme Court of Florida.
  • Clay Henderson, J.D., executive director of Stetson’s Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, was quoted in the article, “Coastal Waters Threaten Florida’s Historic Resources.” Henderson said, “Jupiter Lighthouse, Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West, Fort Jefferson and Fort Pickens in Pensacola – all of these places are threatened,” posted by Pechanga.net Jan. 8.

K.C. Ma, Ph.D.

  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance, was quoted in the MSN Money US article, “How Brexit Will Impact Investors.” Ma said, “There seem to be no winners in the post-Brexit era,” posted Jan. 10.
  • Law Professor Peter Lake was quoted in the Pennsylvania Tribune article, “Penn State fraternity faces uncertain future.”
  • Law Professor Paul Boudreaux was cited in the Tallahassee Democrat article, “Opinion: Time to boot fracking out of Florida for good.”
  • Law Adjunct Professor Jay Wolfson was featured in the Managed Healthcare Executive story, “Expansion of association health plans: 6 things to know about Trump’s proposal.”

Other News:

  • Law Professor Louis Virelli was quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article, “Will Her Beliefs, the Law Collide?”
  • Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was cited in the Jan. 8 Rewire article, “Gavel Drop: Are Federal Courts Having Their Own #MeToo Moment?”
  • Law Professor Rebecca Morgan wrote the Elder Law Prof Blog, “MN Concerns SNF Penalty Rollback Affects Efforts to Fights Elder Abuse.” She wrote the Jan. 8 Elder Law Prof Blog, “Florida Nursing Homes and Emergency Generators.” She wrote the Elder Law Prof Blog “The Role of Social Supports in Preventing or Reducing Impact of Elder Abuse.”
  • Stetson University’s Chemistry Department and duPont-Ball Library were mentioned in the article, “C&RL News – January 2018,” posted by ACRL Insider Jan. 5.
  • Stetson University was featured in the Publicnow article, “Stetson Quartet to Perform at DeBary Hall,” posted Jan. 8.
  • Stetson University’s Roland George Investments Program was featured in the article, “Stetson Stock Picks: Investments in Artificial Intelligence and Women’s Health,” posted by The West Volusia Beacon Online Jan. 11.
  • The National Jurist profiled Stetson’s study abroad program in Granada, Spain, in the article, “Most Unusual Law School Study Abroad Programs.”
  • The Jan. 10 University of West Florida newsroom reported that Stetson is sponsoring the Seventh Annual UWF Argo Invitational Jan. 13-14.

Alumni News:

  • The Jan. 4 Florida Politics reported that Law alumnus Javier Centonzio is running for House District 69.
  • The Jan. 6 Florida Oracle and Orlando Sentinel reported that Law alumnus and longtime Judge William Law is retiring after 28 years on the bench.
  • The Jan. 8 AL.com and citybizlist reported that Law alumnus Brian M. Rowlson has been named partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP.
  • Stetson University Alumna Karyn Mullins was covered in the article, “Jackson Healthcare Names Karyn Mullins President of Healthcare Staffing Technologies,” posted by ADVFN and other outlets Jan. 9.
  • Tom Schmid, graduate of Stetson University, was covered in the article, “Meet Tom Schmid, Expanding the Possibilities,” posted by Meetings + Events Jan. 10.