Chancellor Kent Syverud today announced the permanent expulsion of the Syracuse University Chapter of Theta Tau. Steps are also well underway to recommend charges against individual students involved in the disgusting video that surfaced online this week.
SU in the News: Wednesday, December 7
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Huffington Post, Voice of America (fourth item), Boston Globe, International News Network, and Scientific American reported on the research by chemist Rob Doyle in The College of Arts and Sciences. The research explores the use using vitamin B12 to orally deliver an appetite-suppressing hormone.
Broadway World reported on the Tepper Semester program in VPA’s Department of Drama and the Casting Society of America (CSA) announcing a new premier training program partnership and apprenticeship.
The Guardian (U.K.), Concordia Sentinel, and Black America highlighted the work of the Cold Case Justice Initiative in the College of Law to bring justice to the cold case of Frank Morris, one of more than 100 civil rights-era murders.
The Associated Press reported on the donation of more than 2,000 cookbooks from Joan Green to the Syracuse University Library. The collection will be part of the Carnegie Library’s circulating cookbook collection.
Thalo Magazine profiled/interviewed Syracuse School of Architecture Dean Mark Robbins.
The Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal (Port Orchard, Wash.) reported on the expansion of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), founded in 2007 at the Whitman School of Management and operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), to Cornell University.
Data from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is cited in Baltimore Sun, Christian Science Monitor, and Buffalo News stories on immigration policy and in a Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.) article on backlogs of pending cases for those filing for Social Security disability benefits. Also, a TRAC report on federal prosecutions is mentioned in a CBS News “60 Minutes” segment about the U.S. Justice Department prosecuting fraud cases against financial institutions.
The Greater Binghamton Business Journal reported Lee McKnight, associate professor in the School of Information Studies (iSchool) plans to meet with NASA representatives to discuss the use of Wireless Grid Innovation Testbed (WiGIT) system advances in aerospace applications.
Kim Brown, alumni program coordinator in SU Career Services, is featured in the November issue of Today’s CNY Woman.
The Post-Standard reported on this weekend’s SU festivities surrounding the annual Heisman Trophy announcement in New York City. Legendary SU running back Ernie Davis, who became the first African American to win the award 50 years ago, will be honored posthumously Friday at an event presented by SU Athletics. Also highlighted in the article is that the “Pride of the Orange” Marching Band has been invited to perform at the 77th Annual Heisman Memorial Trophy Gala on Monday at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. WETM-TV in Elmira, N.Y., also reported.
The Post-Standard “Stars” magazine reviewed the Light Work exhibition of “VisualBooks” featuring work by Scott McCarney, exploring the book as a sculptural object.
The Post-Standard highlighted the events taking place on campus in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.
A 9WSYR “Bridge Street” segment featured Robert Enslin of the SU Brass Ensemble and John Warren, director of the Hendricks Chapel Choir, to preview the “Holidays at Hendricks” concert.
The Post-Standard reported on SU students cleaning up the Rescue Mission warehouse to create a new supply chain set-up. The warehouse supplies the area’s Thrifty Shopper stores. A number of the students are members of the SU chapter of Students in Free Enterprise based in the Whitman School.
This past week’s Thursday Morning Roundtable on WCNY featured presentations by Whitman School’s South Side Innovation Center (SSIC) leadership and three local clients/entrepreneurs. An audio link is available here.
The Post-Standard profiled the gold nanoparticle cancer research by James Dabrowiak and Mathew Maye, and doctoral student Colleen Alexander. Dabrowiak and Maye are members of The College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Chemistry and the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute.
Eric Kingson, professor in the School of Social Work in the Falk College, was interviewed by NPR about the payroll tax cut’s impact on Social Security.
William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School, was interviewed for a report on drones on the Brazilian news channel Globo News.
The Associated Press quotes Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, on Iran’s stance on nuclear negotiations.
Rick Burton, the David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management Rick in the Falk College, is quoted in a Bloomberg article on winners and losers in the NBA labor agreement.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, commented for a PBS NewsHour report on why businesses are not hiring more employees. Johnston also authored a Reuters column on recent actions by European central banks to address the European debt crisis.
An article in the Latino/Hispanic newspaper La Prensa (Toledo, Ohio) on racial profiling by northern border patrol agents mentions Silvio Torres-Saillant, English professor in The College of Arts and Sciences.
A New Scientist article on an antimatter anomaly discovered by the LHCb team through the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, quotes Tomasz Skwarnicki, physics professor in The College of Arts and Sciences. Skwarnicki is a member of the LHCb team.
Charles T. Driscoll, University Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, is quoted in a Space Daily report on air pollution and restoring ecosystem health.
Donald Siegel, professor of earth science in The College of Arts and Sciences, authored a CBC News op-ed on the shale gas industry in Canada, addressing water quality issues with scientific fact.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in the Waterloo Region Record on socialite Kim Kardashian and social justice concerns, and in the Ventura County Star on comedian Bill Cosby’s art of storytelling.
T. Makana Chock, associate professor in the Newhouse School, is quoted in an Advertising Age report on falling Nielsen viewership statistics for the children’s cable network Nickelodeon.
Jeffrey Stonecash, professor of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article on middle-class Americans and partisan politics.
Tammy Schlafer, executive director of development in the Division of Advancement and External Affairs, is briefly quoted in a Chronicle of Philanthropy story on advice for people who work in the nonprofit sector.
Arlene Kanter, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence in the College of Law, authored a Saturday Post-Standard op-ed calling for equal rights and access for people living with disabilities. Kanter’s op-ed marks the United Nations-designated International Day of the Disabled.
Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken, a director in the Transnational NGO Institute at the Maxwell School, authored a Post-Standard op-ed on leadership development in nonprofit organizations.
Roosevelt “Rick” Wright Jr., associate professor of television, radio and film in the Newhouse School, is quoted on religion in radio broadcasting in a Post-Standard article on the Mars Hill Radio Network and other Christian-oriented radio stations in Central New York.
Roy Gutterman, associate professor of communications law and journalism and director of the Tully Center for Free Speech at the Newhouse School, appeared on CNY Central and YNN to discuss free speech and the Westboro Baptist Church protests.
BERNIE FINE COVERAGE
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