Stetson University in the News, Dec. 8-14, 2018
Jason Evans, Ph.D., associate professor of Environmental Science and Studies, was quoted in Florida Trend in “Florida’s water future: Where is it going? Where will it come from?” Current projections have Floridians consuming 17% more water per day in the year 2035. “When it comes to water quality in particular we’ve moved way, way backward,” Evans says. “It has actually reached a crisis point in lots of areas in Florida.”
- Joyce Mundy, Ed.D., assistant professor of Education, was featured in the Restorative Works 2018 Year in Review publication for her work with graduate students at Stetson on promoting diversity and inclusion in the classroom as well as her implementation of restorative justice practices in K-12 schools through the Nina B. Hollis Center for Educational Leadership.
Law Professor Royal Gardner is quoted in the Dec. 13 Tampa Bay Times article, “Trump wetlands rule rollback makes about 6 million acres in Florida unprotected.”
- Associate Professor of Mathematics Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., was featured in the Food Tank article, “A Mathematician, Chef, and Author: “And I’m Not Done,” Says Pulapaka.” Pulapaka, who co-owns and manages Cress Restaurant, said, “Ultimately food on a plate is not just about technique and ingredients: it starts with a story. The story being of the farmer, and the farm—that’s where the story of food begins. So one of the first things I did opening Cress was identify the folks in our immediate area in central Florida who have been growing food for quite some time.”
Professor of Psychology Christopher Ferguson, Ph.D., published an article in Daily News on Dec. 11 titled, “Where there’s smoke, there’s no fire: Don’t blame movies for getting young people hooked on cigarettes.” Ferguson writes, “To be clear, smoking is dangerous, and efforts to reduce smoking among teens and adults are great. I have no particular desire to see more smoking in movies. But by spreading dubious statistics about movies causing deaths based on weak and correlational data, groups like the CDC and Surgeon General do great harm to the credibility of their otherwise worthy efforts.”
- Professor Emeritus of Political Science, T. Wayne Bailey, Ph.D., co-wrote an opinion article in the Daytona Beach News-Journal titled “Rift pushes Volusia into dangerous waters.” In the article, he discusses the recent conflict between the Volusia County sheriff and the County Council majority and its basis in the passage of Amendment 10.
- Law Professor Charles Rose is quoted in the Dec. 6 Tampa Bay Times, “Will prosecutors lose a key witness in the John Jonchuck case? Defense attorneys say they should.”
- Law Professor Catherine Cameron is quoted in the Dec. 6 Daytona Beach News-Journal article, “DeLand Animal Hospital sues dog-owner, claiming defamation in Yelp review.”
- Law Professor Rebecca Morgan wrote the Elder Law Prof Blog, “Kansas Disciplinary Cases on Fees.” She wrote the Dec. 9 Elder Law Prof Blog, “Grandma Goes Apple…or Apple Goes for Grandma?” She wrote the Dec. 7 Elder Law Prof Blog, “Rural and Tribal Justice Webinar Series from DOJ.” Morgan wrote the Dec. 11 Elder Law Prof Blog, “Texas SNF Chain Files Bankruptcy.”
Law Professor Ellen Podgor is mentioned in the Dec. 7 Tampa Bay Times article, “Effective criminal justice reform requires collaboration, conversation and creative thinking.” The article also ran in the Dec. 9 Palm Beach Post and Dec. 10 Naples News and Dec. 11 News-Press. Professor Podgor is also mentioned in the Dec. 7 White Collar Crime Prof Blog.
- Law Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Dec. 8 GW Hatchet, “Delay in VSTC, CPS dean search could mean officials are altering job, experts say.” Professor Lake is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article, “A Direct Contradiction.”
- Law Professor Louis Virelli is quoted in the Dec. 11 Florida Politics article, “Transportation tax critic’s wife could decide not to recuse herself.”
- The Dec. 11 Beijing Institute of Technology reports on Stetson’s International Environmental Moot Court Competition.
- Alumna Kim Kaluba published an article on the Transforming Data With Intelligence website titled “Successful AI Demands Careful Planning.” Kaluba stresses the importance of building a strong foundation in any business that uses AI. She writes, “To ensure your AI initiative meets your business needs, build a good foundation that establishes clear goals and sets up a solid plan.”
- Alumna Stacey Morris published an article on Dec. 12 at Seeking Alpha titled “Bye, Bye, Bye (MLPs) Revisited: MLP Consolidation Entering Late Innings.”
- Stetson Alumna Blair Parke published an article at crosswalk.com titled “How to Focus on God (Not Your Relationship Status) When Serving.”
- The Dec. 6 24-7 Press Releases reports that “Rand Hoch has been named a top lawyer by Marquis Who’s Who.”
- The Dec. 8 City Biz List reports that Law alumna Melody Lynch is chair of the Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Committee.
- The Dec. 10 Community Legal Aid reports that Thomas Lyden has recently joined Community Legal Aid as a staff attorney.