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Stetson in the News, Feb. 9-16

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K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance, was quoted in the article “5 Stocks to Buy Despite Poor Earnings Report.” Ma said: “Aside from the short-term headwinds, Facebook is a must-hold stock for its leadership position in artificial intelligence, social responsible corporate culture and virtually no competitors in sight,” posted by U.S. News & World Report Feb. 9.

Law Professor Paul Boudreaux was featured in the Feb. 9 10News story “People forced out when Trop was built still resentful.”

Christopher Ferguson, Ph.D.

Christopher Ferguson, Ph.D., professor of psychology, was quoted in the Feb. 9 article “New Tech ‘Addictions’ Are Mostly Just Old Moral Panic.” Ferguson was featured in the Daytona Beach News-Journal article “Stetson Prof Dismisses WHO Theory on Video Game Addiction,” posted Feb. 12. Ferguson wrote the Feb. 13 Houston Chronicle article “Hold On. Does Social Media Use Really Affect Kids?” In addition, he was featured in the article “It’s Time to End the Debate About Video Games and Violence,” posted by Times Union Online, San Francisco Chronicle Online, Journal Times Online and several other outlets Feb. 16.

Valrie Chambers, Ph.D.

Valrie Chambers, Ph.D., associate professor of accounting, responded to the Free Credit Scores topic in the WalletHub article “How to Improve Your Credit Score – 8 Tips.”

Law Professor Peter Lake was quoted in the Feb. 12 Editor & Publisher article “Lawsuit battle over campus free speech security costs.” Lake’s interview with the Chronicle of Higher Education was picked up in the University World News article “Lawsuit battle over campus free speech security costs.” Lake was quoted in the Feb. 12 GW Hatchet article “Greek Life confronts questions about diversity, inclusion after racist Snapchat.”

Law Professor Carla Reyes was quoted in the Feb. 12 BitCoin magazine article “Vermont Lawyer Warns of Legal Complications Ahead for Cryptocurrency Miners.” The news also ran in NASDAQ and Yahoo! Singapore.

Law Professor Charles Rose was quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article “Florida sheriff: Jeff Sessions’ Anglo-American comments divisive.”

News of law professors Dorothea Beane and Luz Nagle being honored as Tampa Bay “Firsts” ran in the Feb. 12 PublicNow. The Feb. 11 Tampa Bay Times also published the story, including news of alumni and an overseer being honored. The Feb. 12 Targeted News Service and other outlets ran the news that Stetson Professors, Alumni, Overseer Honored as ‘Hidden Figures’ by Tampa’s U.S. District Court.

Other News:

The Targeted News Service ran the Feb. 8 news that “Stetson Presents Award for Lifetime Achievement to Mark Caldwell” and “Stetson Presents Professionalism Award to Spencer Pahlke.”

Stetson was mentioned in the Space Coast Daily.com article “Florida Tech to Sponsor America Council on Education’s Women’s Network of Florida,” posted Feb. 12.

News of Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board victory ran across the newswire in the article “Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board Advances to National Competition.”

The Feb. 13 AALS posted news that Stetson Law hosts panel with clerkship advice for students.

Stetson’s HATS Program was mentioned in the West Volusia Beacon Online article “Cameron’s Chronicles: DeLand Dawgs Help Students Grow,” posted Feb. 14.

Alumni News:

The Feb. 9 Daytona Beach News-Journal reported that two prosecutors from 7th Circuit State Attorney R.J. Larizza’s office have been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to county judgeships, including Stetson Law alumnus Arthur Christian “Chris” Miller to the 7th Circuit.

News of Stetson Law alumnus and Judge Robert Beach “Leaving the Bench” ran in the Feb. 11 Tampa Bay Times.

Stetson alumnus Miles Ripley was quoted in the Feb. 15 Patch article “Nutrition and Garden Education at Saint Andrew’s Day School.”