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: Friday, June 15
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Near Westside Initiative is mentioned in the U.K.’s Daily Mail. The article reports on The American Institute of Architects’ 2012 Housing Awards to projects at the pinnacle of design, creativity and sustainability. Among the winners are the Near Westside’s “From the Ground Up: Innovative Green Homes,” created through a collaboration of the Syracuse University School of Architecture, Home HeadQuarters Inc. and the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.
Mediabistro reported on yesterday’s sixth annual Mirror Awards, presented by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The Huffington Post published the speech delivered by Alberto Ibargüen, president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, in acceptance of the i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence.
The Post-Standard reported on the Near Westside Initiative receiving a $400,000 ArtPlace grant to renovate the former Sherman’s Restaurant building into live/work space for artists.
The Post-Standard reported on the Student Entrepreneurial Experience bootcamp July 23-27, to provide entrepreneurship training and mentoring to sophomore, junior and senior high school students through an intensive immersion program at the South Side Innovation Center.
The Post-Standard previewed the Shenandoah Trio fundraising concert in Hendricks Chapel June 17.
The Post-Standard reported on Hall of Famer Floyd Little ’67, special assistant to the athletics director in SU Athletics, being honored in the New York Assembly.
WTVN-AM (Radio)-Columbus, OH spoke with Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, about the new “Dallas” and other summer television programming.
C-SPAN covered the National Press Club event that featured Leonard Burman, the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs at the Maxwell School, discussing U.S. tax code and the wealthy.
A Post-Standard editorial references Charles T. Driscoll, University Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, and his research on mercury pollution in the Great Lakes.
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