Op-Ed by Prof. Steve Sloane on Politics Gone Wrong Appears In Lake County Record

The Lake County Record publised an op-ed by Saint Mary's Professor Stephen Sloane about the unfortunate state of the nation's democracy, where political gamesmanship and partisan bickering have triumphed over sound governmental policy.  Among other observations, Sloane, who teaches politics in the School of Liberal Arts, says"Today, politics and ideology trump policy and tough decision making"  that policy involves making hard choices based on the logic of the situation, while political iideology replaces sound choices for the public.

KCBS Talks With Steve Woolpert About Health Care Decision By Supreme Court's Chief Justice

Dean Stephen Woolpert, School of Liberal ArtsIn a follow up interview on KCBS Radio, Steve Woolpert, Dean of Saint Mary's School of Liberal Arts, discussed the possible motivations behind Chief Justice John Roberts' decision to side with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court, which upheld President Obama's Health

KGO-TV Taps SEBA Prof. Arnav Sheth About Facebook's IPO Affecting User Privacy

KGO-TV news reached out to SEBA Assistant Professor Arnav Sheth about how Facebook's IPO could affect user privacy. 

Arizona Republic story on Sci-Fi 'Reboots' quotes English Prof. Robert Gorsch

Arizona Republic writer and chief film critic for the Gannet news group Bill Goodykoontz quoted SMC English Professor Robert Gorsch on the spate of sci-fi reboots and remakes coming out of Hollywood, such as this summer's "The Amazing Spider-Man," which is a reboot of a franchise that rolled out just ten years ago.

CBS-5 Talks to SEBA Professor About Planned Residential Housing in Downtown Walnut Creek

CBS-5's Ann Notarangelo spoke with SEBA economics lecturer John Gruenstein about city plans to develop residential housing in downtown Walnut Creek's bustling shopping area of Broadway Plaza. A former mortgage executive with Wells Fargo Bank, Gruenstein teaches a course on urban real estate development and offered insight on how the addition of up to 1,500 permanent residential units in downtown Walnut Creek could possibly increase, or decrease, traffic flow to businesses in the area.

CBS-5/KPIX Interviews Dean Steve Woolpert on Romney as GOP’s Choice

CBS-5/KPIX-TV interviewed School of Liberal Arts Dean Steve Woolpert on the recognition by GOP Super-delegates (delegates who are Republican party leaders) in California, and across the country, that front-runner Mitt Romney will be the eventual presidential nominee for the GOP.

Sabbatical Presentations

Date & Time: 
Wed, 11/30/2011 - 12:30 to 14:00

Elena Escalera, Associate Professor of Psychology, "Working With Natural Language Databases: "The Story of Peahead"

Graham Foust, Associate Professor of English, "Translating Ernst Meister"

Light refreshments will be served.

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