KGO Radio Interviews SEBA's Michael Hadani About $2 Billion Oval Office Campaign

KGO news radio interviewed Saint Mary’s College management professor Michael Hadani about what he calls the "arms race" of political fundraising in the 2012 presidential race. In the contest for the Oval Office Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama have raised nearly $2 billion in campaign funds. Hadani, an associate professor in Saint Mary's School of Economics & Business Administration, looks at the impact of corporate money on elections and the resulting policies of politicians who take those dollars.

Former Ambassador Douglas Kmiec To Lecture on Religious Freedom at Saint Mary's

What: Former Ambassador Douglas Kmiec, a conservative Catholic who supported the presidential candidacy of Barack Obama in 2008 — and was denied communion as a result — will present the lecture “The Declared, but Non-Existent, War on Religious Freedom to Which No One Reported for Duty" at Saint Mary’s College of California on Oct. 25, 2012.

KTVU-TV Gets Reactions to 2nd Presidential Debate From SMC Students, Prof. Cathy Glenn

KTVU-TV's Jana Katsuyama reporting on SMC student reactions to the second presidential debate in the 2012 election cycle.KTVU-TV reporter Jana Katsuyama visited Saint Mary's Dryden Hall to field student perspectives on the second presidential debate between Presid

KCBS Discusses Impact of GOP's Paul Ryan on Congressional Races with Steve Woolpert

KCBS News Radio interviewed Saint Mary's College Politics Professor Steve Woolpert about the impact of Republican VP candidate Paul Ryan on tight congressional races around the country. Woolpert, who is also the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, offers insight on the boost Ryan brings to the presidential campaign of Mitt Romney, but also notes the policies espoused by the conservative Ryan may cause some moderate Republicans to steer clear of the new vice presidential nominee. Listen to the interview.

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 Radio Interviews SMC's Steve Woolpert About Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care

KCBS news radio interviewed School of Liberal Arts Dean Steve Woolpert about the U. S. Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama's Health Care Act. A politics professor, Woolpert's academic research focuses on how rulings by the nation's highest court affects government policies and the lives of American citizens.  

Listen to the KCBS Radio news interview with Dean Steve Woolpert.

KCBS News Radio Taps Dean Steve Woolpert for Insight into High Court's Review of Health Care Law

In a morning drivetime interview, KCBS Radio News spoke with Steve Woolpert, Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, about the U.S. Supreme Court's review of the Affordable Health Care Act. A politics professor, Woolpert's research includes how rulings by the nation's high court have impacted political policies historically in the country.

Voice of Russia Speaks With Politics' Hisham Ahmed About Downed U.S. Drone In Iran

Professor Hisham Ahmed weighed in on the downing of a U.S. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) while flying over Iran last week. The Middle East Politics professor was interviewed by the American edition of the Voice of Russia about whether the United States was in violation of international laws.

The Politics of Crime and Punishment

Date & Time: 
Thu, 11/03/2011 - 19:00

Co-sponsored by Social Justice Council of the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
Moderated by Carole Travis, Board Chair, Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center

Jeanne Woodford is the Executive Director of Death Penalty Focus, a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the death penalty and its alternatives. She previously served as Warden of San Quentin State Prison, where she oversaw four executions. She will talk about the political and social realities of criminal punishment.

Funniest and Favorite Professor On Campus

Saint Mary's student Corey Fedor shares who the funniest and favorite professors are on campus.

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