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Regent in the News: December 3-10

"Regent in the News" articles highlight local and national media coverage about Regent University's faculty, staff, students, or alumni. For more information on any of these listings, please contact the Department of Public Relations (proffice@regent.edu).


  • Dr. Carlos Campo participated in a White House conference call with other higher education leaders and reporters to lobby Congress to pass the DREAM Act according to this Saturday, Dec. 4, article on the Miami Herald website. News of Campo's participation in this conference call was reported by media outlets around the country, including the "First Read" blog on MSNBC.com, the official website of the White House, istockanalyst.com, Christianity Today, and several other sites in the United States and around the world.

 

  • Dr. Campo was interviewed by Orlando's Radio Luz 1270 on Thursday, Dec. 9, to discuss the DREAM Act.

 

  • Undergraduate government professor Dr. David Meyer did several radio interviews in late November regarding the situation between North and South Korea. These included The Curtis Sliwa Show on New York City's WNYM, The Pete Kaliner Show on WBT in Charlotte, N.C., WDRC in Connecticut, and The Rusty Humphries Show, the #8 talk show in the nation, syndicated on more than 200 stations.

 

  • Dr. Meyer made a return visit to The Curtis Sliwa Show on Monday, Dec. 6, to talk about President Obama's recent trip to Afghanistan and also Wikileaks document situation.

 

  • University Libraries Dean Sara Baron was named to the Virginia State Historical Records Advisory Board according to the Friday, Dec. 3, release from the governors' office.

 

  • Education professor Dr. Christy Schuette's comments about early childhood education were included in a Saturday, Nov. 27, article in a Virginian Pilot profile of a male kindergarten teacher in Norfolk Publics Schools. (Link unavailable.)

 

  • Dr. Charles Dunn did an interview on American Family Radio on Friday, Dec. 3, covering a wide range of current political news. The interview resulted in several articles on the network's news website, onenewsnow.com, including this Tuesday, Dec. 7, article and this Thursday, Dec. 9, article.

 

  • Dr. Dunn was also a guest on CBN Newswatch on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the tax cut deal. Portions of his interview were also used on CBN's Thursday morning news.

 

 

  • Dr. Marc Newman, associate professor in the School of Communication & the Arts, published a blog post on The Christian Post's website. The Tuesday, Dec. 7, post discussed recent comments made about the character of Aslan in the latest Chronicles of Narnia movie. The post was replicated in this Wednesday, Dec. 8, article on christiancinema.com and onenewsnow.com. Newman's review of the latest movie, Voyage of the Dawn Treader, was published Thursday, Dec. 9, on christiancinema.com.

 

  • David M. Edwards, adjunct professor in the School of Divinity, appeared on Focus 4, the flagship program for Cornerstone Television Network in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Tuesday, Dec. 7, to share music from his upcoming CD "Here With You" as well as his latest Christmas collaboration "Gift of Love." He also taped three other shows that will air around the world over the next couple of weeks.

 

  • Dr. Bruce Swaffield, professor in the School of Communication & the Arts, published his December column for Quill, a publication of the Society of Professional Journalists.

 

  • Lisa Byrum, adjunct professor in the School of Undergraduate Studies, was quoted in this Tuesday, Dec. 7, article from the Daily Press in Newport News, Va., discussing the lack of World War II knowledge among high school students.

 

  • A complimentary review of The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Regent theater's latest production, was published in the Thursday, Dec. 2, issue of the Virginia Beach Beacon.