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Stetson University In the News, Feb. 24 – March 2

Top News:

  • Stetson University was mentioned in the Newsweek Online article, “Colleges in These States are Pledging Support for Students’ #NeverAgain Movement for Gun Control,” posted Feb. 28.
  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance, was quoted in the article, “How Negative Interest Rates Work.” Ma said, “If stagnation is too deep, simply lowering the central bank’s interest rate may not be sufficient to stimulate borrowing and lending,” posted by TheStreet Feb. 23.
  • Christopher Ferguson, Ph.D., professor of psychology, was mentioned in the Lad Bible article, “Trump is Concerned About Violent Video Games, But Do They Cause Violence?” posted Feb. 24. Ferguson was also featured in the article, “Teens and Social Media? It’s Complicated,” posted by The Mercury News Online and other outlets March 1.
  • In February, Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy spoke on C-SPAN regarding Russian interference with elections.
  • The news of “Stetson Students Win Mediation Competition, Advance in All Four Dispute Resolution Competitions Sponsored by the ABA,” ran across the newswire in multiple outlets around the country.
  • On Feb. 27, Law Adjunct Professor Arturo Rios appeared on News 13 Orlando regarding the DACA decision.
  • On Feb. 25, Law Professor Peter Lake’s article “In Times of Scandal, Conflicts With College Lawyers Multiply” appeared in The Chronicle for Higher Education.
  • On Feb. 27, Law Professor Rebecca Morgan wrote “Medicare Good News … and not … out of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018” for the Elder Law Prof Blog.
  • On Feb. 27, Law Professor Charles Rose was quoted on 90.7 WMFE’s Intersection Podcast regarding the Noor Salman trial. Professor Rose’s interview with WMFE was picked up and ran Feb. 28 and March 1 on radio station’s around the country.
  • Stetson University was featured in the Daytona Beach News-Journal article, “ECHO Founders On What Makes Program Special,” posted Feb. 24.
  • Stetson University was featured in the West Volusia Beacon Online article, “Stetson’s VITA Volunteers Mark Major Refund Milestone,” posted Feb. 28.

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  • Emily Mieras, Ph.D., associate professor of history and American studies, will be discussing women’s suffrage activism on March 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, according to the March 1 Publicnow article, “Learn About Women’s Suffrage.”
  • Law Professor Louis Virelli appeared in an interview with WTSP 10 News regarding free speech and social media.
  • Stetson University was mentioned in the article, “Sharing Dorms With Pets,” posted by PUPN Feb. 27.

Other News:

  • Stetson University alumnus Carl Persis was featured in the article, “Carl and Susan Persis to be Honored as 2018 Humanitarians of the Year,” posted by PRLog Feb. 28.
  • The Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition was held at Stetson, according to the article, “Stetson University Hosts Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition 16 Schools From Across the Country Participated,” posted by PRWeb and several other outlets Feb. 28.
  • Matthew Hurst, Ph.D., assistant professor of finance, was quoted in the article, “Stetson University Welcomed into CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.” Hurst said, “This designation recognizes that we have aligned our curriculum with industry standards, the demands of our students, and also serves a signal to future employers of our dedication to the highest ethical and professional standards,” posted by PRWeb and  several other outlets March 1.
  • The Gabber mentioned Stetson Law in the article, “Pink Flamingo Homes Tour Celebrates 13 years.” The tours of historic homes that includes Stetson’s Gulfport campus kicks off on March 3.

Alumni News:

  • On Feb. 26, Law alumna Mayra Calo was quoted in the Crow’s Nest article regarding Puerto Rico Hurricane Irma relief.
  • On Feb. 27, the law firm of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced the addition of Law alumnus Jeffrey Wilkens.
  • On Feb. 27, FloridaPolitics.com announced that Law alumna Joy Goff-Marcil entered the Florida House District 30 election.

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