PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Here is a roundup of newsmakers and their news in brief from Pace University:
Haub Law Professor Bennett Gershman is featured in the newly-released film, "The Syndrome." The documentary follows a group of doctors, scientists and legal scholars who have uncovered that “Shaken Baby Syndrome,” a child abuse theory used in hundreds of legal prosecutions each year, is not scientifically valid. More information on the movie can be found here.
Incoming Pace President Marvin Krislov was interviewed on public radio in Ohio and discussed Pace's upward mobility ranking. The interview can be viewed here.
Three Actors Studio Drama School alumni, Rachel Stevens, Irene Sankoff and Danny Gorman, were featured in this year's Broadway season for their work as writers and directors. Stevens assistant directed Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 , while Sankoff wrote Come From Away, which was nominated for seven Tony Awards. Danny Gorman assistant directed the Sunset Boulevard revival.
Jordan Gonsalves was the Student Commencement Speaker at Pace's New York City graduation. Click here to watch his inspiring speech.