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February: Fit to Print

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Faculty and staff share their expertise on easy graders, ethnic rivalries, potential Cuban cyberattacks, and more in this month’s “Fit to Print” column.

Lubin Professor and Entrepreneurship Lab Director Bruce Bachenheimer appeared on Voice of Israel radio to talk about his recent trip to Israel, and his initiative to have top Israeli entrepreneurs mentor Pace students on the challenges, opportunities, and mindset of success. Bachenheimer, who is trying to bridge the startup scenes of Israel and New York City, explained why Pace's Entrepreneurship Lab is a perfect place for Israeli innovators to visit.

Gregory Colman, PhD, Dyson associate professor of economics, was interviewed by The New York Times on the long-term effects of unemployment on health. He is an author of a study on the relationship between unemployment and health behaviors published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Seidenberg Professor James Gabberty, DPS, was interviewed by The Washington Times on the likelihood of Cuba-based cyberattacks on the US.

Darren Hayes, DPS, assistant professor and director of cybersecurity at Seidenberg, was interviewed by China Daily on Lenovo’s recent purchase of Motorola Mobility from Google.

Lubin Professor Peter Hoefer, PhD, attended the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, where he chaired a session on “Teaching Assessment: Evaluating Courses and Professors.” Professor Hoefer also presented a paper in the same conference, co-written with Lubin professors Jack Yurkiewicz and John Byrne, titled “Do Students Rarely Favor Teachers Who Grade Leniently? The Association Between Student Evaluations and Grades.”

Dyson Professor Michael Izady examined the ethnic rivalries that have contributed to the rise of the terrorist group ISIS, on The Hill’s “Congress” blog.

Dyson Professor Joseph Ryan, PhD, was interviewed by U.S. News & World Report on what universities look for in applicants to their online master's programs in criminal justice.

Leslie F. Seidman, executive director of the Center for Excellence in Financial Reporting at Pace and former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, wrote a guest editorial on “Restoring the Public Trust” in the December issue of CPA Journal.

Mark Weinstock, a lecturer in economics at Dyson, has been named a Wilson Faculty Fellow by the Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship. He will investigate the substantial decline over the past several years in visitations to the National Museum of the American Indian.