For the Record: Dec. 6, 2007

Cal Jillson, Political Science, discussed Texas Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul’s use of the Internet to create grassroots support in an article that appeared in USA Today Nov. 30, 2007.

Matthew Wilson, Political Science, talked about the importance of the abortion issue to the Republican Party’s conservative Christian base, and how it may affect the 2008 election, with Reuters. The article appeared in Swiss Radio International Nov. 28, 2007.

Daniel Howard, Marketing, talked about why gasoline demand has remained steady against increasingly higher prices in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Nov. 25, 2007.

Ed Fox, Marketing, discussed the ebb and flow of holiday shopping crowds and the retail industry with The Contra Costa Times Dec. 5, 2007.

Scott MacDonald, Finance, demystified the subprime mortgage crisis in Cheryl Hall’s business column in The Dallas Morning News Dec. 2, 2007.

The Guildhall at SMU was featured in a story on the growing gaming-industry job market in The Dallas Morning News Dec. 3, 2007.

Gwen Beauchamp, Cox School of Business, is a finalist in the 2008 Pillsbury Bake-Off for her Toffee Banana Brownies recipe. She was featured in an article in The Dallas Morning News Dec. 3, 2007, and will compete for the Bake-Off’s $1 million grand prize in Dallas in April.