SU in the News: Tuesday, December 8
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Syracuse University is mentioned in an Associated Press article about Amazon.com Inc.’s announcement that it will add two features to make the Kindle e-reader more accessible to the visually impaired. Additional media coverage included the Los Angeles Times, WKOW-TV (Madison, Wis.), KPTV (Portland, Ore.), WITI (Milwaukee, Wis.) and The News Chronicle and TechHerald.com web sites.
Research from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is mentioned in a Chicago Tribune story about immigration reform.
Kay DeVesty, director of financial aid, and Rebecca Rose, financial aid counselor, commented in a Chronicle of Higher Education article on SU’s Money Awareness Program for students with large debt burdens. SU students Sierra Rodriguez-Jiminez and Patrick Ebo were also included in the article.
A news conference Monday at the Syracuse CoE headquarters announcing Siemens’ pledge of $1.55 million to the CoE and U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei securing $500,000 in U.S. Department of Energy funding for research at the CoE was covered by CNY Central, WSYR-TV, News 10 Now and WSYR-AM. CoE Executive Director Edward Bogucz later in the day discussed the announcements on the “Jim Reith Show” on WSYR-AM. A photo of Bogucz accompanied Post-Standard coverage of the Siemens announcement.
Two companies working with SU, Antek and Intellisyn, are mentioned in a Post-Standard article on the Clean Tech Center incubator.
Leonard Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Washington Post article on the federal debt.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in a New York Daily News story on Diane Sawyer’s departure from “Good Morning America.”
Boyce Watkins, assistant professor of finance in the Whitman School of Management, authored a commentary for the Black Athlete Sports Network about public relations strategies for the Tiger Woods brand.
Tom Barkley, assistant professor of finance in the Whitman School, is quoted in a WSYR-TV story on the Penn Traffic bankruptcy and compensation paid to the company’s top executives.
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