When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
SU in the News: Monday, August 31
A Syracuse University Press book, “Besa: Muslims Who Saved Jews in World War II,” was featured in a National Public Radio interview Sunday with the book’s photographer, Norman Gershman.
Michael Barkun, professor of political science in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was quoted in a McClatchy news story on Americans’ anger and skepticism toward government.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, was quoted a Reuters story on new elements in the broadcast of the Emmy Awards and in a Los Angeles Times story on marijuana in mainstream American culture.
Robert Cleary, associate librarian in the SU Library, was cited in a segment of William Safire’s Sunday New York Times “On Language” column about phrases using the word “moment.”
“Winslow Homer’s Empire State Houghton Farm and Beyond” was the cover story in the Post-Standard Stars magazine. David Prince, associate director of SUArt Galleries, was quoted and the show’s traveling to The Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery at the Lubin House was mentioned. A photo from the exhibition opening also accompanied the Art Calendar.
SU Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s home office was the focus of a Saturday Post-Standard feature titled “My Favorite Space.” Cantor and her husband, Steven R. Brechin, professor of sociology in the Maxwell School, were quoted.
R. David Lankes, associate professor in the School of Information Studies, and Suzanne Preate, associate librarian in the SU Library, were mentioned in a Gouverneur Times article on the Northern New York Library Network’s 2009 conference in October. Lankes and Preate are presenting at the conference.
Gregory Munno, adjunct instructor in the Newhouse School, Tina Nabatchi, assistant professor of public administration in the Maxwell School, and Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, co-authored a CNY Speaks Initiative citizens’ agenda for Syracuse mayoral candidates in the Sunday Post-Standard.
John P. Gross Jr., practitioner-in-residence in the College of Law, was mentioned in a Post-Standard article on the case of Patrick R. Bennett, former chief financial officer of the Bennett Funding Group.