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, February 1
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Chronicle of Higher Education published an opinion piece by David Yaffe, assistant professor of English in The College of Arts & Sciences, on his teaching of 20th-century American poetry and its frequent dark elements.
Several Syracuse University-based veteran and military family resources and training programs are cited in the February issue Entrepreneur magazine article, “Soldiers of Fortune,” on how veterans are leveraging the benefits of their military training and specialized resources and increasingly turning to entrepreneurship. Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, is quoted, in addition to John Raftery, a former Marine and graduate of SU’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). The article also references SU’s EBV-Families program and Veterans Resource Center.
The Post-Standard previewed tonight’s debate, presented by the Campbell Public Affairs Institute at the Maxwell School, on raising taxes on the nation’s richest people. The debate is open to the public and will be at the Everson Museum in downtown Syracuse.
Roy Gutterman, associate professor of communications law and journalism and director of the Tully Center for Free Speech at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, authored a Huffington Post commentary on the First Amendment at the New Hampshire primary.
An Associated Press article on Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s space program ideas quotes Henry Lambright, professor of political science and public administration in the Maxwell School.
Internet Evolution quotes William Ward, professor of practice in the Newhouse School, on Twitter’s censorship plans.
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