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The following Regent faculty, staff, alumni and students have been featured in the media:

January 2009 - December 2009

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December 2009

  • Divinity Dean Emeritus Dr. Vinson Synan was quoted in an Associated Press story about the passing of Oral Roberts that was picked up by dozens of news outlets around the country. He also made an appearance on CBN News to talk about Roberts' impact on Christianity.

  • Communication and the Arts Assistant Dean David Hurtado was interviewed on Air One/K-Love radio about Regent's Reel Dreams film competition.

  • Law alumnus Jim Hines '95 was profiled in The Florida Bar News for his heroic effort to save two people from drowning in a dangerous rip current while on vacation in Hawaii.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn was a guest on The Mancow Muller Show to talk about the national and international political implications of the Copenhagen Global Climate summit. This program is ranked the number nine radio show in the country with an average of 10 million-plus listeners per day.

  • Education alumna ('09) Kimani Vaughan was named Reading Teacher of the Year at her school Newton Elementary in Virginia Beach, Va. The award recognizes Vaughan's exemplary commitment to literacy in the school system.

  • President-elect Dr. Carlos Campo did two interviews with Christian television stations in Atlanta. The interviews aired on WATC TV-57's Atlanta Live and on WBPI-TV 49's Club 36 programs.

  • Law Dean Jeffrey Brauch was interviewed by Virginia Business magazine for an article slated for the February 2010 edition regarding how law schools work with law firms to place graduates.

  • Communication & the Arts Professor Dr. Marc Newman's review of the hit movie, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, has appeared on numerous Christian, movie and pop culture websites recently, including The Christian Post.

  • Law Professor Bruce Cameron was a guest on Life Talk Radio to discuss a Supreme Court case. The program was a live broadcast to 75 stations, with a rebroadcast on Sirius radio.

  • A blog post by Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert on the potential dangers of government-run health care was picked up by the Concerned Women for America website.

  • Undergraduate Studies Associate Professor of Government Dr. David Meyer was on CBN's Christian World News to talk about dividing Jerusalem and making part of it the capital of a Palestinian state.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn's comments regarding Senate ratification of treaties were included in a CBN News report on the global warming conference in Copenhagen.

  • Director of Military Affairs David Boiselle had two business book reviews published in Inside Business, the Hampton Roads weekly business journal.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn appeared on CBN's NewsWatch to talk about President Obama's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show to discuss his blog post about a proposal in the Netherlands for euthanizing infants who physicians determine may experience "suffering" in the future.

  • A YouTube video featuring Law Professor Jim Duane discussing why no one should ever talk to the police without an attorney, which has appeared on a number of websites, was included on CBSNews.com in a story about golfer Tiger Woods.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, made two appearances on CBN News to provide analysis of President Obama's Afghan war strategy.

  • Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship Professor Dr. Sergio Matviuk was interviewed in Peru by Gabriela Frias, CNN en Espanol's business anchor. Portions of the interview were scheduled to air on the network's program, En Efectivo. Matviuk talked about Regent's work in Peru.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn was a guest on the The Brad Davis Morning Show on Connecticut radio to talk about the political ramifications of the president's Afghan war strategy.

  • Divinity Dean Emeritus Dr. Vinson Synan was quoted in this Christianity Today article about J. Lee Grady, editor of Charisma.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, appeared on CBN News to talk about the case of a Belgian man who was reportedly in a coma for 23 years, but now says he was awake yet unable to respond during that time.

  • M.A. Cinema-TV student Billy Ekofo was profiled in this Virginian-Pilot article regarding the successful resolution of his efforts to obtain a passport. Ekofo, an American citizen living in the Congo, was forced by the United States to leave the country during a 1998 coup. He was a teenager at the time and signed papers he was unable to read for a government assistance loan.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, spent an hour on WNIS radio in Norfolk with host Tony Macrini, talking about the political standing and prospects for President Obama and Governor-elect McDonnell, as well as other issues including health care and President Obama's troop-surge speech.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn was a guest with Bill Fedderer on the American Priorities radio program to discuss Regent, RSG and international leadership in Christian higher education.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest two times on The Andy Caldwell Show in California to discuss the Senate healthcare reform bill and to comment on reports of Muslim women sustaining physical disabilities after being attacked with acid.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn was a guest on the Lars Larson radio show to discuss former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs' comments that he might consider a run for president in 2012. Dunn made another December appearance on the show to talk about the political ramifications of President Obama's address regarding the Afghanistan war strategy.

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November 2009

  • MFA in Cinema-Television student Ariel Merrill has an art exhibit opening in her home state of Connecticut, which was featured in this Norwich Bulletin article.

  • Law School alumnus '09 Lauren Strobel has been appointed as a deputy public defender in North Carolina's First Judicial District and was profiled in a Daily Advance (Elizabeth City, N.C.) article.

  • Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship Professor Dr. Sergio Matviuk appeared on the Peruvian television program (in Spanish), The
    Entrepreneurial Spirit
    , to talk about entrepreneurship and leadership.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn appeared on WAVY-TV 10 (Hampton Roads' NBC affiliate) to discuss a contested Virginia House of Delegates race in Virginia Beach.

  • Robertson School of Government and Law Professor Dr. Joe Kickasola was interviewed by Salem Radio's WORD FM in Pittsburgh, Penn., to discuss Christians in the Middle East - their history, problems and remedies.

  • Robertson School of Government Visiting Lecturer Dr. Mary Manjikian had an op-ed piece published in The Virginian-Pilot, discussing how American employees should adopt the European use of sick days rather than coming to the office when ill.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn was interviewed by the Lynchburg News and Advance regarding the costs of healthcare reform legislation. He also did two radio interviews on healthcare reform and other topics - The Georgene Rice Show in Portland, Ore., and On Air With Sid Salter in Jackson, Miss.

  • Divinity Dean Dr. Michael Palmer was interviewed by AOL Daily Finance regarding comments by the Goldman Sachs CEO that the company is "doing God's work."

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on CBN News to talk about House passage of the healthcare reform bill and abortion funding.

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October 2009

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn was quoted in this OneNewsNow website article about the Virginia governor's race, and he was interviewed by American Family Radio on the same topic.

  • School of Global Leadership and Entrepreneurship alumnus '04 Chris Levy's company, Jamaica Broilers Group, was profiled in this article.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn appeared on WAVY-TV 10 to discuss President Obama's visit to Virginia to campaign for gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds.

  • Director of University Events Baxter Ennis was a guest on The Tony Macrini Show on WNIS radio in Norfolk to talk about Clash of the Titans.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show to discuss a situation in the United Kingdom where a woman determined to commit suicide did so, but died in the hospital because she had signed an advance directive that forbid doctors from saving her life.

  • Information Technology Vice President Tracy Stewart participated in two deskside sessions with reporters from Inside Higher Education and The Washington Post to discuss trends in online higher education. These sessions helped familiarize the reporters with Regent and positioned Stewart as an expert source on this topic.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on WNIS radio's The Tony Macrini Show to discuss presidential leadership and other political topics.

  • Divinity Visiting Professor Dr. Mark Wilson was quoted in this Virginian-Pilot article about how Christians may view conjecture that the world will end in December 2012, according to a Mayan calendar. The theory is the subject of an upcoming movie.

  • Erin Houg, School of Undergraduate Studies online business student, was profiled in this article from The Hill about her new position with a Florida congressman.

  • Catherine S. Webb, who received her certificate of graduate studies in autism from Regent in 2004, was named the 2010 Virginia Teacher of the Year. Webb has taught in Giles County Public Schools for 24 years and is a speech language pathologist and special education teacher at Narrows Elementary School in Giles County.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, did an interview with American Family Radio to talk about the implications of President Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

  • Law Professor Lynn Marie Kohm appeared on CBN News to discuss developments in the case of the Muslim teenager who converted to Christianity.

  • Dr. Jeffry H. Morrison, associate professor in the Robertson School of Government, published two books, The Political Philosophy of George Washington and The Forgotten Founders on Religion and Public Life, which was co-edited with Daniel Dreisbach and Mark David Hall.

  • Dr. M.G "Pat" Robertson was interviewed live via satellite by Marcus and Joni Lamb, the hosts of Daystar Television's Celebration show originating from the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Dr. Robertson discussed a number of topics, including how and why he founded Regent and listed some of the university's achievements.

  • Information Technology Vice President Tracy Stewart was quoted in an eCampus News article about proposed federal legislation for network neutrality and its impact on higher education institutions providing content online for distance students.

  • Law Professor Lynne Marie Kohm appeared on CBN News regarding new developments in the case of teen girl who converted from Islam to Christianity and fled her family's home because she felt threatened.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn has been a guest on several radio programs. He discussed the implications of President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize on the nationally-syndicated Lars Larsen Show and WRVA's Richmond Morning News with Jimmy Barrett. He was also interviewed by the American Family Radio Network regarding Virginia's gubernatorial race. And, Dunn was a guest on Point of View Radio Ministries, a national radio program, to talk about the healthcare bill passed by the Senate Finance Committee and the ongoing healthcare reform debate.

  • Student Services Vice President Dr. Jeff Pittman co-wrote an article for the fall issue of College Services magazine. This is the third in a series of articles that Pittman has had published on the history and evolution of auxiliary services at colleges and universities.

  • Dr. Bruce Winston, dean in the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a letter from the editor of Tidewater Teacher magazine (page 4) regarding how an economic crisis can spark creativity and innovation in the business world.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, appeared on a live segment for WAVY-TV 10 in Norfolk to talk about the Virginia gubernatorial race, in advance of the race's first televised debate between the candidates that evening.

  • Vice President of Information Technology Tracy Stewart's comments were included in this Virginian-Pilot article about how college applicants are attempting to use social networking sites to connect with admissions officers.

  • Director of Military Affairs David Boisselle was quoted in this Virginian-Pilot article about the increase in military members and veterans enrolling in higher education as a result of the new GI Bill®.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn appeared on CBN News to discuss how President Obama appears to be failing in his efforts to keep campaign promises.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show in California to discuss the ethical aspects of Kevin Jennings, the "Safe Schools Czar" in the Obama administration.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on The Tony Macrini Show on WNIS radio in Norfolk, Va., talking about health care reform and other current topics.

  • Robertson School of Government visiting lecturer Dr. Mary Manjikian had an opinion piece published in The Virginian-Pilot, titled "Lessons From a Foreclosure."

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, appeared on CBN News to discuss the Muslim prayer rally occurring on Capitol Hill.

  • Psychology Professor Dr. Mark Yarhouse and SPC alumna ('04) Dr. Erica Tan presented research and clinical experience regarding sexual orientation change therapy at a colloquium, which was covered by The Virginian-Pilot.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn appeared on WAVY-TV 10 (Hampton Roads NBC affiliate) to provide analysis of the candidates' campaigns in the Virginia governor's race.

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September 2009

  • Law Professor Lynne Marie Kohm appeared on CBN to comment on a Florida judge's latest ruling in the case of Rifqa Barry, the Christian teen, who is the subject of spiritual conflict within her Muslim family.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn was a guest on The Tony Macrini Show on WNIS radio in Norfolk, discussing a wide range of topics including current events, academics, presidential history and the Virginia governor's race.

  • Laurie Ann Finn, special events assistant, wrote an article for Extraordinary Women magazine about her experience at an EWomen Live conference where she heard author Karen Kingsbury speak.

  • Robertson School of Government Professor Dr. Jennifer Jefferis made two appearances on CBN News. Her first appearance was to provide commentary on the United Nations meetings of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas with President Obama. During her second interview, Jefferis provided insight on the thousands of Muslims who are gathering on Capitol Hill for a massive Islamic prayer service to pray "for the soul of America."

  • Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Carlos Campo and several Regent government and law students were interviewed by The Washington Post for this article that examines the diversity of political thought on campus. The article was reprinted in The Virginian-Pilot.

  • The Wounded Marine 5K Run held on the Regent/CBN campus was covered by The Virginian-Pilot.

  • Law Professor Brad Jacob took part in a panel discussion interview for Enrichment Journal, a print publication for Assemblies of God ministers, on legal issues facing the church.

  • Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship Professor Dr. Dail Fields is quoted in this online news article about diagnosing problems as the first step in an organizational development process.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by the New York Daily News regarding recent criticism of FOX News Channel commentator and radio talk show host Glenn Beck.

  • Psychology Professor Dr. Mark Yarhouse was interviewed by Christianity Today regarding sexual orientation therapy and his research on the subject.

  • Law Professor Lynne Marie Kohm was on CBN News to discuss the latest developments in the case of Rifqa Barry, the Ohio teenager who fled to Florida because she feared reprisals from her family for converting from Islam to Christianity.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn was invited by The New York Times to write an opinion piece on socialism that appeared on the Times' website. This opinion piece was highlighted by Tony Macrini on WNIS radio in Norfolk, Va., who read it for the station's listeners.

  • Law Professor Brad Jacob was a guest on WORD-FM radio in Pittsburgh, Pa., to discuss education and government from a Christian perspective, with a focus on President Obama's speech to the nation's schoolchildren.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, made two appearances on CBN, the first to discuss President Obama's speech to school children, and the second to discuss the President's speech to Congress.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert appeared on CBN NewsWatch to comment on Sarah Palin's op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about health care reform.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn's comments to Fred Barnes of the Weekly Standard regarding President Obama's leadership were included in Barnes' editorial.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show in California to talk about the White House's use of the National Endowment for the Arts to further the President's agenda by encouraging artists to produce works of art on health care, energy, the environment and other issues.

  • The Virginia Beach Beacon published an article about Regent Law's Community Service Day, where more than 100 students and staff spent a day volunteering at several sites in Hampton Roads. A link to the Beacon's article is not available, but more information is available here.

  • Adjunct Journalism Professor Will LaVeist had a commentary piece on a local news anchor's confrontation with a businessman published in The Virginian-Pilot. A link to the article is not available.

  • David Boisselle, director of military affairs, had two book reviews published in Inside Business, Hampton Roads' weekly business journal.

  • Law Professor Lynne Kohm made three appearances on CBN News. During the first, she discussed a United Nations proposal regarding sex education for children as young as age five. For the second and third, she commented on the case in Florida involving a teen girl who converted to Christianity from Islam and has run away from her Ohio family because she fears for her life.  

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Chalres Dunn appeared on CBN News to comment on whether some politicians are politicizing Senator Kennedy's death in order to pass health care reform legislation.

  • A blog posting by Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert on the passing of Bob Schindler, Terri Schiavo's father, was picked up by the Concerned Women for America website and The Terry Schindler Schiavo Foundation website.

  • Psychology Professor Dr. Mark Yarhouse appeared on CBN News regarding his published research on sexual orientation change counseling.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on The Tony Macrini Show on WNIS radio in Norfolk, Va., discussing his book, The Enduring Reagan, and a wide range of political topics. He was also a guest on HearSay with Cathy Lewis on WHRO radio in Norfolk to talk about international scholarly exchanges based upon his tenure as Chairman of the United States J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board under Presidents Reagan, Bush (senior) and Clinton.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was quoted in this Washington Times article regarding an appeal before the Montana Supreme Court on the legality of assisted suicide.

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August 2009

  • On August 28, Law and Government Professor Joseph Kickasola, together with Professor David Forte of Cleveland State Marshall School of Law, spoke on a panel, entitled "Islam and American Law," at Liberty University School of Law, Lynchburg, Va.

  • Communication & the Arts alumna Andrea Salisbury has been appointed editor of the Dedham Transcript in Massachusetts.

  • Law Professor Lynne Marie Kohm commented for CBN News regarding the possible legal outcome in the case of a teen girl who converted from Islam to Christianity. Fearing for her life, the girl fled her home in Ohio and went to a pastor's home in Orlando. A Florida court is deciding whether she can be emancipated or if she must be returned to her family in Ohio.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest on CBN News to discuss a pro-life ad warning against health care reform. Also, one of Mostert's blog posts was featured on CalChronicle.com, a branch of The Andy Caldwell Show radio program on which Mostert has made numerous guest appearances.

  • Regent University was named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine, as mentioned in this article from The Virginian-Pilot.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, appeared on CBN NewsWatch to talk about morality and religion in presidential policy making, specifically President Obama's allegation that some people are "bearing false witness" in the health care reform debate.

  • Undergraduate alumnus John Carpenter received "Honor Graduate of the Year" recognition from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Carpenter is a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

  • Law professor Lynne Marie Kohm appeared on CBN News to discuss a section of the proposed health care reform legislation that would enable government officials to come into people's homes for parenting skills training.

  • Law School Dean Jeffrey Brauch's comments about the distinctives of Regent's Law School were prominently featured in a back-to-school edition of Pre Law Insider.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was quoted in this Stockton (Calif.) Record news article regarding an assisted suicide case.

  • Law Professor Kathleen McKee was quoted in this Inside Business article about minority female attorneys. Professor McKee is Native American.

  • Robertson School of Government Career Services Manager Clayton Ricker had a column published in Inside Business about the lessons job-seekers can learn from the ABC television series, Wipeout.

  • Psychology & Counseling Professor Dr. Mark Yarhouse was mentioned in an Associated Press story that received wide distribution among several hundred media outlets nationally and abroad regarding an American Psychological Association (APA) adoption of a resolution about therapy for homosexuals.

  • Communication & the Arts Professor Michael Kirkland served as guest director for The Producers in Monterey, Calif., as noted in this article from the Monterey County Herald where he discusses aspects of the Mel Brooks' Tony award-winning musical.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert made a guest appearance on The Andy Caldwell Show radio program in California to discuss President Obama's healthcare reform legislation.

  • Education alumnus Joshua Arnold ('07) has been appointed as director of residence life at Shorter College in Rome, Ga., according to this news article..

  • Education doctoral student Tonia M. Taylor has been appointed principal of Totaro Elementary School in Brunswick County, Va., according to this news article.

  • Divinity Professor Dr. Clifton Clarke was a guest on CBN News to discuss the issue of an Episcopal priest who claims to be both a Muslim and a Christian.

  • Undergraduate Professor Dr. Sandra Bryant participated as a judge for the Virginian-Pilot to find the best fried shrimp in Hampton Roads.

  • Law Professor Kathleen McKee's commentary on child labor laws was featured in NBC's iVillage coverage of Jon and Kate Plus 8 and Nadya Suleman, who reportedly signed a deal for a reality show featuring her and her 14 children.

  • Undergraduate Government Department Chair Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano participated in a CBN News discussion about Harvard Professor Dr. Henry Gates' arrest for disorderly conduct and the resulting national media coverage of the incident.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn's comments about health care reform appeared on Charisma magazine's website.

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July 2009

  • A group of Regent Theatre students traveling around the country, performed free theatre and conducting theatre workshops in several communities. An article about the group appeared on the Bristol (Va.)Herald Courier website.

  • Robertson School of Government Visiting Lecturer Dr. Mary Manjikian was a guest on CBN News to discuss hate crimes legislation passed by the U.S. Senate.

  • Undergraduate Government, History and Criminal Justice Chairman Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano was interviewed on CBN's Newswatch to discuss President Obama's comment in a news conference that the police "acted stupidly" in arresting Henry Louis Gates Jr.

  • A blog post about proposed health care reforms written by Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert appeared on the Concerned Women for America website.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government was a guest on CBN News to provide analysis of President Obama's approval ratings in national polls.

  • The news department at Old Dominion University posted this article about Regent University's Government Camp students visiting ODU's Computational Intelligence and Machine Vision Laboratory to learn about cutting-edge, innovative research being done into counter-terrorism through the field of vision. The camp is under the direction of Undergraduate Government, History and Criminal Justice Chairman Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano.

  • Robertson School of Government Visiting Lecturer Dr. Mary Manjikian was a guest on CBN News to discuss President Obama's meetings in Russia with President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin.

  • Regent was included in this front-page Virginian-Pilot article about the university's participation in the new GI Bill®'s Yellow Ribbon program. Director of Military Affairs Dave Boisselle commented in the article.

  • Communication & the Arts Professor Dr. Bill Brown appeared on CBN News to talk about Michael Jackson's memorial service.

  • Undergraduate Government Chair Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano's comments about Gov. Palin's resignation were included in this Voice of America article.

  • Law alumnus ('95) Matthew C. Sunderlin has been selected for inclusion in "Super Lawyers 2009," and was featured in this article in dnronline.com.

  • Regent was mentioned as the top online Christian university in the nation in this Charisma magazine article.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn spoke with CBN News by phone about the surprise announcement by Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin that she would be resigning at the end of July.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show to discuss a piece at the Huffington Post titled, "Palin Will Run In '12 on More Retardation Platform."

  • Undergraduate Government Chair Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano appeared on CBN News to provide analysis of Gov. Palin's resignation.

  • Law Adjunct Professor and ACLJ attorney John Tuskey was a guest on CBN Midday to talk about the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that overturned a decision by court nominee Sonia Sotomayor in the case of Rhode Island firefighters who were denied promotions as a result of racial issues.

  • Communication & the Arts Professor Dr. Bill Brown provided commentary for CBN News about why people are captured by the personal lives of celebrities such as Michael Jackson and South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford.

  • Information Technology Vice President Tracy Stewart's comments about the benefits of new Microsoft security software were included in this online article from eCampus News.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, education professor and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show to discuss his blog post regarding President Obama's health care reforms and the possible impact on the elderly, disabled and terminally ill.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, appeared on CBN Midday to provide commentary on the decline of moral standards in America, resulting in people's fascination with news stories involving money, sex and other scandals.

  • Undergraduate Department Government Chair Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano was a guest on CBN Morning to discuss the political ramifications of the Supreme Court's ruling for the Rhode Island firefighters.

  • Psychology & Counseling Professor Dr. Arlene Brown was a guest on CBN Midday to discuss new research that suggests young people engage in risky behavior because they feel a sense of hopelessness, rather than a sense of immortality as indicated in earlier studies.

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June 2009

  • Communication & the Arts Professor Dr. Bill Brown appeared live on the CBN's evening newscast, reflecting on the life and death of Michael Jackson.

  • Robertson School of Government Professor Dr. Joseph Kickasola was a guest on The Brad Davis radio show, on WDRC-AM in Connecticut, during the morning drive time to discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech and the status of the peace process in the Middle East.

  • Undergraduate Government Department Chair Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano was a guest on CBN's NewsWatch to comment on South Carolina Governor Sanford's press conference where he admitted to an extramarital affair after "disappearing" for several days.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on CBN News Morning to provide commentary about President Obama's press conference this week, analyzing whether the "honeymoon" is over between the president and the press.

  • Several undergraduate and graduate theatre majors performing in the Tennessee Valley Theatre's production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night are described in this article from the Chattanooga Times Free Press, reprinted in the California Chronicle.

  • Regent alumnus Bob Brooks '93 (Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship) is retiring as sheriff of Ventura County, Calif., where he has served for 36 years, 11 years as sheriff, according to this article from the Camarillo Acorn.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn discussed President Obama's plans for healthcare reform with senior political reporter Mike Gooding live in the newsroom on WVEC-TV's (Hampton Roads' ABC affiliate) evening broadcast.

  • Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Carlos Campo spoke at Hampton (Va.) Christian School's graduation ceremony, as noted in this Daily Press article.

  • Media Services AV System Engineer James Maurer published an article about a portable video system that Regent uses for taping events on campus. The article appeared in TV Technology magazine.

  • Robertson School of Government Dean Dr. Charles Dunn appeared on CBN News on Tuesday to provide political analysis of the challenges that President Obama faces in passing health care reform legislation.

  • Divinity Dean Emeritus Dr. Vinson Synan was interviewed by CBN News about the growing number of Americans, including young Christians, who are Biblically illiterate.

  • Robertson School of Government Professor Dr. Joseph Kickasola was a guest on Salem Radio's 101.5 Word FM in Pittsburgh, Pa., to discuss the situation in Israel as observed by participants in Regent's Israel Summer Program, and also President Obama's Cairo University speech in early June.

  • Dr. Norm Mintle, academic dean for the School of Communication & the Arts, appeared on CBN News to discuss a study that indicated families are spending less time together due to increased Internet use.

  • Dr. Vinson Synan, dean emeritus of the School of Divinity, commented in this Wall Street Journal article about Dr. Rolf K. McPherson of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, who died in May.

  • Communication & the Arts Professor Scott Hayes appeared on CBN News, where he discussed the Tony Awards.

  • Undergraduate Studies Professor Dr. Lisa Moore was a guest on WHRO-TV's Another View to talk about a Regent summer camp for teen girls to explore the fields of teaching, science, engineering and math.

  • School of Undergraduate Studies Government Chair Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano appeared on CBN's NewsWatch to discuss Judge Sotomayor's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, made several television appearances. He was a guest on CBN's NewsWatch to talk about President Obama's "pay-as-you-go" proposal, and on Hampton Roads' WVEC-TV and WAVY-TV to discuss the results of the Democratic primary in Virginia.

  • Communication & the Arts student Blake Stowers was featured in this article about free summer technology classes he's co-teaching in southwest Virginia.

  • Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Carlos Campo's comments about Regent's Democrat student group were included in this Inside Higher Education article.

  • Richmond Ballet apprentice Julie Smith, who is also earning a Regent bachelor's degree online, is featured in this Richmond-Times Dispatch article.

  • Dr. Victoria Walker's '09 (Education) dissertation on counseling learning opportunities using the 3D virtual world Second Life has been reported in several online journals. Walker authored this article about the project in the Journal of Virtual World Research, and co-authored this article with Ed.D. candidate Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiew, published in NOVA Southeastern University's Innovative: Journal of Online Education.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show in California to talk about the death of George Tiller and HR 1913 (hate crimes legislation).

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May 2009

  • Law Professor Kathleen McKee's interview with E! Online has been picked up by numerous online sites, including Yahoo! News.

  • Education Professor Dr. Jenny Sue Flanagan was recognized as an emerging leader by Phi Delta Kappa International, a global association of education professionals, which was reported in Inside Business, Hampton Roads' weekly business journal.

  • Education Professor Dr. Fred Rovai commented on President Obama's education plan in this CNBC website article.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, education professor and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was a guest for a live full hour on America's Lifeline, the radio show of the Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation, to discuss whether President Obama is pro-euthanasia.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, weighed in on Sotomayor's nomination with CBN News. He also discussed in an interview with La Opinion, the nation's largest Hispanic newspaper, how President Obama has strengthened his hand with Latinos and weakened the Republicans in reaching out to America's fastest growing population.

  • Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano, chair of the Undergraduate Government Department, was interviewed by CBN News regarding Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on Thom Hartman's national radio program to discuss the future of the GOP.

  • Dr. Robert Stacey, professor in the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on CBN News to discuss the Republican call for Speaker Nancy Pelosi to step down over her comments regarding the CIA and waterboarding.

  • Concerned Women for America posted a column written by Dr. Mark Mostert, education professor and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics,on its website. The article is about President Obama's apparent views on euthanasia, and originally appeared on Mostert's blog, Disability Matters. The column also appeared on the websites of KLUP-AM in San Antonio, WIND-AM in Chicago, KSKY-AM in Dallas-Fort Worth and KTKZ-AM in Sacramento.

  • Robertson School of Government Professor Dr. Robert Stacey was a guest on The Bob Dutko Show on WMUZ-FM in Detroit to discuss the future of the Republican Party.

  • Distinguished Professor Admiral Vern Clark (U.S. Navy, Ret.), spoke at the NAS Oceana (Virginia Beach) Prayer Breakfast. An article about his presentation and his affiliation with Regent appeared in The Flagship, a Navy publication distributed in the Hampton Roads area.

  • Regent's May 9 Commencement ceremony was covered by CBN News, and a photo of a Regent graduate appeared in The Virginian-Pilot in a feature that included several area colleges.
  • Nancy Olsen '00 (Divinity, Business) received the Best New Product award at the Stevie Awards for the web-based application MyStrategicPlan.The Stevie Awards were created to honor the efforts, accomplishments and positive contributions of companies and business people worldwide.

  • Alumna Dr. Mary Bucci '88 (Education) has been named superintendent of schools in Pennsylvania's Pine-Richland School District. An announcement about her appointment appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

  • Cinema-Television students Joshua Overbay and April Campion were featured in an article the Virginia Beach Beacon section of The Virginian-Pilot regarding their film, Transposition, which has been nominated for a Student Academy Award.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was a guest again on The Andy Caldwell Show in California. He discussed the pending appeal in Montana against a judge that declared assisted suicide legal, and the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics' amicus brief that is part of the appeal.

  • Bradley Jacob, professor in the School of Law, made an appearance on CBN News to discuss aspects in naming a new Supreme Court Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace Justice Souter.

  • Divinity Professor Dr. Mara Crabtree was interviewed by CBN News regarding the importance of prayer, how prayer has changed nations, and how prayer helps individuals, as part of a National Day of Prayer story.

  • Law Professor Bradley Jacob made two appearances on CBN News. During his first appearance, he discussed the implications of hate crimes legislation now in Congress. Then, he did an interview regarding the announcement that U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter plans to retire.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was quoted in this Canadian newspaper about his keynote address at the International Conference of the Alliance for Life in Toronto on April 25.

  • Dr. Robert Stacey, professor in the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on CBN's NewsWatch to discuss Virginia Governor Tim Kaine's call for an investigation surrounding a report issued by the Virginia Fusion Center regarding possible terrorist recruiting activities in the state.

  • Law Librarian Margaret Christiansen had an article published in Spectrum, the magazine of the American Association of Law Libraries, regarding recent renovations to Regent's Law Library.

  • David Boiselle, director of military affairs, was quoted in this Virginian Pilot article about the new GI Bill® and Regent's preparation for it.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government did a one-hour interview with Tony Macrini on Norfolk's WNIS radio.

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April 2009

  • Law Professor Lynne Marie Kohm commented on gay adoption issues in this report by CBN NewsWatch.

  • Education Professor Dr. Jason Baker's comments about ranking of online educational institutions appeared in this MSN news article.

  • A transcript of a radio interview with Robertson School of Government Dean Charles Dunn and talk show host Georgene Rice in Portland, Ore., appeared on the website, Oregonfaithpost.com.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert's comments on the United Nations' debates on population development were included in this World magazine article.

  • Regent Theatre's production, Singin' in the Rain, was featured in this article that appeared on the cover of the Virginia Beach Beacon section of The Virginian-Pilot.

  • Alumnus Richard L. Burkhalter '95 (Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship) was one of seven chemical engineers honored by the Academy of Chemical Engineers at Missouri University of Science and Technology during an induction ceremony on Thursday, April 16. Read more in this online news article.

  • Alumnus Mark Kelton '84 (Commuication & the Arts), associate professor of communication at Evangel University, is the 2009 recipient of Evangel's E.M. & Estella Clark Award for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship and Service. Read more about him in this News-Leader (Springfield, Mo.) article.

  • Alumna Beverly Bullock '06 (Education), a third-grade teacher at Westhaven Elementary in Portsmouth, Va., was awarded 2009 Portsmouth Public Schools Elementary Teacher of the Year. The Virginian-Pilot reported on her achievement in this article.

  • Alumnus Jason Richards '06 (Communication & the Arts) was featured in this Bradford County Times (Fla.) article about his work on the film, The Bill Collector.

  • Student Joel Hill, president of the Regent Federalist Society, spoke at the recent Tea Party in Virginia Beach, and some of his comments were included in this Inside Business article.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of Regent's Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, delivered the keynote address at the International Conference of the Alliance for Life in Toronto, Canada on April 25. His topic was, "Words Matter: The Resurrection in Word and Deed of Useless Eaters."

  • Dr. Estrelda Alexander, associate professor in the School of Divinity, spoke at St. Paul School of Theology Evangelical Society on April 22. Alexander's lecture was on "Navigating the Landscape: Confessions of a Black Evangelical Charismatic Feminist."

  • Education Alumna ('06) Beverly Bullock, a third-grade teacher at Westhaven Elementary in Portsmouth, Va., was awarded 2009 Portsmouth Public Schools Elementary Teacher of the Year. The Virginian-Pilot reported on her achievement in this online news article.

  • Divinity Professor Dr. J. Lyle Story was quoted in this article on christianpost.com regarding a pastor's response to a challenge reconciling Gospel accounts of post-resurrection appearances and words of Jesus.

  • Dr. Charles Sapp, adjunct professor in Regent Undergrad's Department of Organizational Leadership & Management, served on a panel for the Institute of Ethics and Public Affairs at Old Dominion University. Sapp and other panelists were guests on the April 10 edition of WHRV radio's HearSay with Cathy Lewis. An article about the symposium also appeared in The Virginian-Pilot.

  • Law Professor Kathleen McKee was interviewed by MSNBC.com regarding employee rights during a recession. The article was published on their online news site.

  • Dr. Douglas Walker, professor in the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this Charisma magazine online article about the effects of new carbon taxes and the potential loss of charitable deductions on American people.

  • Robertson School of Government Assistant Dean Jim Davids had an op-ed published in Canada's Financial Post about the AIG executives who received bonuses.

  • Alumnus Richard L. Burkhalter '95 (Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship) was one of seven chemical engineers honored by the Academy of Chemical Engineers at Missouri University of Science and Technology during an induction ceremony on Thursday, April 16. The academy honors chemical engineers for contributions to the profession, leadership, and involvement with Missouri S&T. Read more in this online news article.

  • Louis B Gallien Jr, Distinguished Professor of Education, gave a lecture at St. John's University (Minn.) on "The Roots of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy." He also served as a consultant at Drew University in March for the Graduate School.

  • Education professor Dr. Mark Mostert was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show in California, arguing against an assertion that the abortion industry needs a "pride" movement, similar to that of the homosexual movement, according to a prominent U.S. bioethicist.

  • Darin Wales, a producer with Regent's Center for Teaching and Learning, had an article published in Baptist News Press about his son with Down Syndrome.

  • Alumnus Dr. Rick Richardson '07 (GLE) has been appointed vice president of institutional advancement for Tarleton State University at The Texas A&M University. Read more about his appointment here.

  • Alumnus Mark Murphy has been appointed vice president of operations for Enzyme Environmental Solutions, Inc. Read more about Murphy and the company here.

  • Alumna Debi Gray has assumed the role of executive director of the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia in Virginia Beach.

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March 2009

  • The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) of Regent's School of Law won the Robert R. Merhige Jr. National Environmental Negotiation Competition, held at the University of Richmond's T.C. Williams School of Law, March 27-28. Read more about the win at Christian Law Journal's website.

  • Robertson School of Government professor Dr. Robert Stacey was a guest on The Brad Davis Show, heard on WDRC-AM and many other stations in and around Connecticut, to discuss the agenda facing the G20 meeting and the challenges President Obama faces in his first appearance on the international stage.

  • Robertson School of Government professor Dr. Jennifer Jefferis was a guest on American Family Radio (AFR) to discuss U.S. businesses assisting the United Arab Emirates in their plan to become the first Arab nation with a nuclear power program, by 2017.

  • Law Professor Tom Folsom was interviewd by a British journalist at Managing Intellectual Property magazine. The interview was for an in-depth feature article about legal privilege in the area of trademark law that will appear in the International Trademark Association daily newspaper during the organization's annual conference in May.

  • Dr. Robert Stacey, professor in the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on American Family Radio (AFR) to discuss Obama's overseas trip and its potential impact on America's global perception. AFR is a network of more than 180 radio stations broadcasting Christian-oriented programming to over 40 states nationwide.

  • Cinema-Telivision student John Rohrs' short film, Canned, was featured in an article in the Norfolk Compass section of The Virginian-Pilot on Sunday, March 22. The film was screened a film festival at Old Dominion University.

  • The Regent student film (in-production), 261, was mentioned in the Virginian-Pilot. The film is based on the story of Kathrine Switzer, who in 1967 became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.

  • The Regent Theatre Department's production of Spinning Into Butter was favorably reviewed in the Virginia Beach Beacon on Sunday, March 22.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, education professor and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, wrote an op-ed piece on end-of-life medical care issues that was published in The Virginian-Pilot on Sunday, March 15.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, made a guest appearance on Macrini's Morning News Team with Tony Macrini on WNIS radio in Norfolk. Dunn and Macrini discussed a wide range of topics, including presidential leadership, the need for a return to integrity among elected leaders and constitutional issues regarding the roles of the executive and legislative branches of government.

  • Law Professor Bruce Cameron was a guest on Norfolk radio station WHRV's Hearsay with Cathy Lewis, discussing the Employee Free Choice Act --also known as the card check bill--now under consideration by Congress.

  • Robertson School of Government professor Dr. Robert Stacey commented in this Philadelphia Bulletin article about President Obama's appointments, providing an analysis of how the number of appointments made by the current president to date compares to other recent administrations.

  • The School of Communications & the Arts' ReelDreams film competition appeared in several media outlets. Details of the competition appeared in this article posted on Christian Cinema's website. David Hurtado, assistant dean for the School of Communication & the Arts, and Tim Kay, last year's competition winner and current Regent student, participated in three radio interviews - with Reach FM in Florida, Crusade Radio in California and American Family Radio, which airs on stations across the nation.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, participated in a radio interview on the future of conservatism and the Republican Party with Wisconsin radio station WSAU-AM.

  • Education professor Dr. Mark Mostert made an appearance on the Andy Caldwell radio program in California. The discussion focused on a woman in the United Kingdom and a controversial issue surrounding one of her four adopted boys. Dr. Mostert and Caldwell also discussed the ethical issues surrounding President Obama's proposal to shift payment for veteran's medical bills from the Veteran's Administration to private medical insurers.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government appeared in this Philadelphia Bulletin article about the midterm elections in 2010.

  • Education Professor Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, wrote an op-ed piece on end-of-life medical care issues that was published in The Virginian-Pilot on Sunday, March 15.

  • Law Professor Lynne Marie Kohm was interviewed by the New York Daily News regarding rights of unmarried fathers. The story resulted from the news of Bristol Palin breaking up with her fiance and father of her child.

  • The Executive Leadership Series luncheon featuring the mayors of Chesapeake, Norfolk and Virginia Beach was covered by The Virginian-Pilot and three local television stations, including this story by NBC affiliate WAVY-TV 10.

  • Education professor Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was quoted in Charisma magazine regarding embryonic stem cell research after President Obama overturned the ban limiting federal funding.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this Philadelphia Bulletin article about President Obama's challenges in gaining support for his FY10 budget.

  • Law alumnus James Davis has been selected for inclusion in "Super Lawyers 2009, and was featured in this article in the Salisbury (N.C.) Post.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, participated in a live interview on The Andy Caldwell Show in California, discussing Final Exit and California attorney John West who has written a book about how he helped his parents commit suicide.

  • Law Professor C. Scott Pryor, who is teaching in India on a Fulbright scholarship at the National Law University, Jodhpur, was interviewed by a leading Indian online law journal.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by The Philadelphia Bulletin regarding the current state of leadership among Christian conservatives.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the Final Exit Network and assisted suicide.

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February 2009

  • The Virginian-Pilot featured a front-page article about the new Regent Democrats organization on campus. This article also appeared in the Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star and has been noted in a number of political blogs.

  • Regent Law students Dave Johnson and Grace Pandithurai are working with several local radio stations on promotions for the annual PILAR auction. They were interviewed for a public service program that aired on three stations - FM99 WNOR, 106.9 The Fox WAFX, and WJOI 1230 AM.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was featured in several radio interviews. The first, with WLUW 88.7 (Loyola University in Chicago), was about his book, The Future of Religion in American Politics. Dr. Dunn was also a guest on WNIS 790 AM in Norfolk, on the Tony Macrini morning show to talk about presidential politics.

  • Dr. Fred Rovai, professor in the School of Education, appeared in an Investor's Business Daily article, which deals with the University of Southern California's new online master's degree in teaching.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by the political reporter at the nation's largest Hispanic newspaper, La Opinion, regarding the Republican Party's future given their refusal to vote for the stimulus package at the federal level.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics and Professor of Special Education, has been invited to serve as the external examiner for doctoral theses in Special Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.

  • Jeffry H. Morrison, associate professor of the Robertson School of Government and faculty member at the federal government's James Madison Foundation in Washington, D.C., led a discussion titled "President Washington and Public Religion" at Claremont Mckenna university in Calif. He suggested that George Washington had a keen practical intelligence that was especially evident in the public treatment of religion throughout his two ground-breaking terms as chief executive. Read more here.

  • The Reagan Symposium was aired on C-SPAN, and broadcast on the network's radio station in the Washington D.C. metropolitan areas. News of the symposium's straw poll appeared on the website, OneNewsNow.

  • Law professor Tom Folsom was one of two experts quoted in this article from Federal Computer Week, regarding the legal issues organizations face when posting on YouTube.

  • David Hurtado, assistant dean of administration for the School of Communication & the Arts, and COM/ARTS student Tim Kay were interviewed on Positive Hit Radio, the Current, 88.5FM in Virginia Beach. They talked about Regent University's ReelDreams' film competition and Preview Weekend.

  • For the second year in a row, Regent University's School of Law Moot Court Team took first place honors at the William B. Spong National Moot Court Tournament, sponsored by the College of William & Mary School of Law. Coverage of this victory has appeared in several legal media outlets, including the Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

  • Chad Groening of the American Family Radio Network interviewed Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, about President Obama's leadership and the state of the Republican Party.

  • The Executive Leadership Series luncheon featuring Smithfield Foods CEO Larry Pope received coverage in the Virginian-Pilot business section. The article was also picked up by a number of food industry publications, including Trading Markets, CattleNetwork, Pork, Prepared Foods and Wisconsin Ag Connection.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had comments published in a San Diego Union-Tribune article about President Obama's proposed stimulus package. 

  • Dr. Vinson Synan, dean emeritus of the School of Divinity, is a presenter at a major conference of Pentecostal ministers and scholars, which has been reported in several media outlets, including Charisma magazine.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, made two local television appearances. For WVEC-13 News (Hampton Roads' ABC affiliate), he commented on President Obama's decision to meet with family members of victims from the USS Cole bombing. For WAVY-TV 10 (Hampton Roads' NBC affiliate), he provided analysis of the economic stimulus package.

  • Law professor Kathleen McKee was interviewed by WAVY-TV 10 regarding how attorneys defend clients with mental health issues. 

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by The Associated Press regarding the history of presidential political cartoons.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show. He discussed an ABC Good Morning America report of lawyer John West, who has just published a book describing how he helped both of his parents commit suicide.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this Philadelphia Bulletin article about the Republican National Committee's selection of Michael Steele to serve as the party's National Chairman.

  • Regent alumnus Adam Turner '08 (Law) recently joined the law firm Rockhill Pinnick LLP in Warsaw, Ind., as an associate attorney. He is licensed to practice in Indiana state and federal courts.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, participated in several radio interviews to promote the Fourth Annual Ronald Reagan Symposium, titled "The Future of the American Presidency." He was a guest on WNIS' Macrini's Morning News program and Hearsay with Cathy Lewis on WHRV. Dunn was also on Me & Vinnie, a Sirius XM nationally syndicated morning show, as well as a WUSB radio program in Stony Brook, NY.

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January 2009

  • Dr. Sara Baron, dean of the Regent University Library, and UVA Visiting Professor Dr. Andy Kaufman were interviewed for HearSay with Cathy Lewis on WHRV public radio in Norfolk about The Big Read. Dr. Kaufman is an internationally-recognized Tolstoy scholar who is scheduled as the featured speaker in February for The Big Read finale. The radio program aired on Monday, January 19.

  • Darrin P. Lindsay '05 (Undergraduate Studies) was profiled in a Daily Press article about his decision to leave the Smithfield, Va., police force for youth ministry. Darrin has a degree in Organizational Leadership and Management.

  • Bradley Jacob, professor in the School of Law, appeared on CBN's NewsWatch to comment on the increasing popularity of homeschooling and offer advice to parents considering whether to homeschool their children. Professor Jacob and his wife are homeschool parents.

  • School of Education professor Dr. Fred Rovai has been featured in an article on eSchool News about why some online education programs fail while others succeed and what it takes to develop a successful online education program. This placement also ran in the publication's sister outlet, eCampus News.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, did an interview with a reporter from La Opinion, the nation's largest Hispanic newspaper, on the legacy of President Bush.

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, did a live radio interview on The Andy Caldwell Show in late December to address the issue of assisted suicide and its rise during the past year to the top in public discourse in the U.K., particularly in the call from members of the Scottish Parliament to begin exploring ways to legalize assisted suicide for children.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on CBN's NewsWatch to discuss the impact on President-elect Obama of contested Senate races in Illinois and Minnesota, and also the withdrawal of Governor Richardson's nomination as Secretary of Commerce.

 


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