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Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow explains the psychology behind consumers' obsession with Apple's newest technological innovation, the Apple Watch.
Dean Rachel Van Cleave writes a letter to the editor about the use of empathy in understanding combat veterans, and she explains the efficacy of the Veterans Legal Advocacy Center (VLAC) at GGU Law.
'Whatever, Janet' Indeed -- Fed's Yellen Outfoxes the Bond Bullies, Finesses Rate Policy, Buoys Investors
Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly speaks to The Hufffington Post about the current fluctuation of the GDP and the resulting investor behavior.
Kit Yarrow, Professor Emerita, spoke with NPR's Linton Weeks to discuss what your junk drawer says about you.
Dean Rachel Van Cleave discusses recent Lyft & Uber cases, which center on determining whether the drivers are employees or independent contractors. This story caught national headlines when federal judges, in two separate cases, denied motions for summary judgment by the defendants in each case. Dean Van Cleave explains that the legal test for determining whether one is an employee or an independent contract, set last year in Alexander v. FedEx, is quite fact-driven, which makes it hard for a judge to rule in favor of a motion for summary judgment in many cases. -- Click the link above to watch the news report.
GGU alumnus and Port of San Francisco Deputy Director Peter Dailey has received SPUR's 2015 Public Managerial Excellence Award for his leadership in managing the design, financing and project implementation of the recently opened James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27.
Professor Emerita and consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow reviews consumer behavior and research findings to conclude behavioral changes are unlikely.
Dean Emeritus and economic expert Terry Connelly shares his first impressions of prominent political figures via a blog post featured on the huffingtonpost.com.
Kit Yarrow, Professor Emerita, provides her expert opinion on the benefits of identifying your purpose and it's link to one's health.
Mary Canning, Dean Emerita of the Accounting and Tax Schools, tells The Wall Street Journal how homeowners can use energy-efficient upgrades to reduce their tax burden.
GGU Law adds its voice to the call for IP reform. Professor William Gallagher, and 50 other IP scholars from around the nation, recently sent Congress a letter requesting statutory IP reform, citing the tremendous increase in patent litigation at the hands of Patent Assertion Entities (AKA Patent Trolls). Countering the claims of lobbyists, they write that the "evidence indicates that the net effect of patent litigation is to raise the cost of innovation and inhibit technological progress, subverting the very purpose of the patent system."
Kit Yarrow, Professor Emerita, analyzes techniques used when "upselling" items to current customers in the food industry.
Kit Yarrow, Professor Emerita, speaks with the Daily Herald to analyze the psychological affect item placement has on the average consumer.
Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly dissects House Speaker John Boehner's actions toward a possible minimum wage increase.
Rick Kahler shares with time.com the emotional benefits of financial advising.
Professor Carrie Rosenbaum explores the effects of preemption of non-federal immigrant laws, like California's TRUST Act. Specifically, she contends that federal law does not preempt state TRUST Acts, which may lead non-federal organizations to regulate immigration law on their own accord. - Click the link above to read more, and to download Carrie Rosenbaum's full scholarly article published in the Chapman Law Review (2015)
Kit Yarrow, Professor Emeritus, provides her expert opinion on whether or not the Taxi Company should partner with Flywheel.
Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly provides his expert advice on the buying and selling of stocks and bonds when considering international governments.
GGU's Bachelor of Science in Business with an Accounting Concentration makes the 2014-2015 list.
Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly reviews economic reports to make a conclusion about the Federal Reserve.
Governor Appoints Golden Gate University Professor to the California Board of Accountancy
"I've learned that we can't always have the answers, but with the right mindset and an excellent team, we can find some pretty good -- maybe even very good -- solutions," she said. That she has such a team in her faculty, staff and advisers, she said, enables her to see what are arguably troubled times for law schools including Golden Gate as a "transformative opportunity for legal education that can only benefit students." - Lawdragon Campus. Click the link above to read the full story.
According to a press release issued by Friends of the Earth, Professor Deborah Behles, and an environmental protection cohort, filed a petition on behalf of the Friends of the Earth to address the level of lead in aviation fuel. Recently, "the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a response to a petition filed by environmental groups urging the agency to address lead emissions from aviation gasoline ---- the largest source of airborne lead emissions in the country. Lead has been banned from paints and automobile gasoline, but the toxic chemical still remains in the gasoline used by small, propeller-driven airplanes and other general aviation aircraft. Children are particularly susceptible to the harmful effects of lead, and research shows that children who live near general aviation airports have elevated blood lead levels. The EPA had previously set a deadline of mid- to late 2015 to issue its official determination that lead emissions from aviation gasoline could endanger public health and welfare. But In today's response, the EPA pushed that schedule back by three years, with a final determination not coming until 2018 ---- fifteen years after Friends of the Earth first called on the EPA to address this issue and decades after EPA first recognized the potential impact of lead in aviation fuel." To read the full article, please click the link above.
Rick Kahler speaks with Time to share his financial expertise on protecting your wealth. His methods of protection include utilizing LLCs, trusts, and other entities.
GGU Professor Laura Cisneros has been elected by the Association of American Law Schools to chair the section on Constitutional Law. Founded in 1900, AALS also serves as the learned society for the more than 9,000 law faculty at its 178 member schools, and provides them with extensive professional development opportunities, including the AALS Annual Meeting which draws thousands of professors, deans and administrators. ... Click the link above to read more.