Syracuse University’s Office of Academic Affairs has hired a director for the University’s new Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence. Martha A. Kalnin Diede, who comes to Syracuse from Western Carolina University, has been appointed to the new post effective…
SU in the News: Wednesday, January 25
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A story in the Baltimore Sun featured the four ‘Dogs at Work’ U.S. postage stamps illustrated by College of Visual and Performing Arts Professor John Thompson.
Shannon Meehan, IVMF media relations and communications specialist and a 2011 EBV graduate, was featured in a My Fox Philly-Fox 29 special report on post-traumatic stress disorder. Meehan, a former Army captain, served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Public News Service quotes Charles T. Driscoll, University Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, on a recent report that shows dangerously high levels of mercury in New York’s birds and bats.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the Syracuse University College of Law, spoke with CBC Radio about Greek debt and private hedge funds. And he spoke with WXXI and WHEC-10 in Rochester about Kodak’s bankruptcy. In a Reuters video, Johnston explains austerity budgets during a global downturn, and in a MSNBC segment, he discusses on “Up with Chris Hayes” the regressive tax rates on wealthy Americans, and interest in Mitt Romney’s federal tax returns.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in WPTV 5 in Palm Beach, Fla. on pink flamingo lawn ornaments and their place in popular culture.
9WSYR features Don Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, speaking about rising gas prices.
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