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April: Fit to Print

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In this month's Fit to Print column, faculty and staff sound off in the news on everything from Oculus to acting to Ukrainian linguistics, and more!

Robert J. Chersi, former CFO and Member of the Executive Committee of Fidelity Investments, named Executive Director of the Center for Global Governance, Reporting, and Regulation at Pace University.

Dyson Adjunct Professor Joan Katen was recently interviewed by LMCTV about her poignant book Love at the Edge: Based on True Accounts from the Conflict in the Middle East.

Lubin Clinical Assistant Professor Harvey B. Markovitz recently visited a high school in Izshban, Turkey. Due to his visit, four students applied to the Lubin School of Business.

Encore Transition Program Director Joan K. Tucker discusses the Encore movement and how older professionals are moving into the nonprofit sector in a recent New York Times article.

Lubin Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurship Lab, Bruce Bachenheimer, participated in a panel on social media for Disruptive Technologists in NYC, where he is a member of the Board of Advisors. He discussed social media uses and growing trends on topics of anonymity and authenticity on the Internet. He is also currently serving as a mentor for New York City Economic Development Corporation’s (NYCEDC’s) bio and health tech initiative, ELabNYC. Additionally, he served as a pitch judge for the inaugural class this year and last year.

A Crash Course in Chords by Dyson Professor Lee Evans, EdD, recently received an outstanding review by Nazareth College Professor of Music Beverly Smoker, DMA, for the New York State Music Teachers Association Winter 2014 newsletter.

Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris discusses Oculus in a recent article on NBCNews.com.

Dyson Assistant Professor Thalia Goldstein, PhD, discusses acting and emotion from a psychology perspective in a recent article for The Atlantic.

Dyson Chair of the Performing Arts Program Jorge Cacheiro was quoted in a Crain’s New York Business article that looked at the success of Broadway musical Wicked.

Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris talks Snapchat and security in a recent Investor's Business Daily article.

Seidenberg Associate Dean Jonathan Hill, DPS, discusses the possibility of Microsoft Office being adapted for the iPad in a recent E-Commerce Times article.

John Alan James, executive director of the Center for Global Governance, Reporting, and Regulation, speculates on the future of GM in light of Toyota's recent $1.2 billion settlement in an article on MLive.com.

Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes, DPS, discusses the possibility of Ukrainian cyberwarfare in a recent Newsweek article.  

Dyson Associate Professor and Ukrainian linguist Andriy Danylenko, PhD, comments on the interrelatedness of the Russian and Ukrainian languages for an article in The Boston Globe.