SU in the News: Tuesday, January 10
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Syracuse University is mentioned in an All Africa.com article about livestock insurance in Kenya that protects small farmers from risk of drought. SU is included among partners in global research and innovation with the International Livestock Research Institute.
A Washington Post op-ed on speech codes, harassment, and threats to free speech mentions the Tully Center for Free Speech at SU’s Newhouse School.
A Dolan Media Newswires story details establishment of the new College of Law LL.M. program in American law for students with a foreign law degree. The program is slated to begin this fall. Aviva Abramovsky, director of the new program and associate professor in the College of Law, is quoted.
An article in the Mountain Xpress (Asheville, N.C.) previewing the University of North Carolina Asheville’s third annual national juried drawing exhibition, “Drawing Discourse,” notes an opening lecture is to be presented by Jerome Witkin, professor of painting in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, who also served as juror for the show.
Margaret Hermann, professor of political science in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Korea Times article on the age and experience of North Korea’s new “Supreme Leader” Kim Jong-un.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is cited in a WKZO (Kalamazoo, Mich.) story on local Blockbuster store closings and quoted in a Newsmax.com story contrasting 2008 and 2012 Republican primary races and the former and upcoming presidential campaigns.
Jeffrey Stonecash, professor of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in a Watertown Daily Times article on the cross-party alliance of two Upstate New York members of the House of Representatives: Utica-area Republican Richard Hanna and Democrat William Owens of Plattsburgh.
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