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SU in the News: Thursday, November 12, 2009
Syracuse University’s decision not to consider using Kindle e-book readers until the device is made more accessible to the visually impaired was covered by the Chronicle of Higher Education and featured in NPR’s “Morning Edition” (audio available). Eve Hill, senior vice president of the Burton Blatt Institute, and Pamela McLaughlin, director of communications and external relations in the SU Library, were interviewed for the NPR report.
The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) reported on a memorial service at the New York Times for William Safire, the Times columnist and SU alumnus who died in September.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, commented in a ABC News story on viral language.
Reuters reported on the expansion of the Whitman School’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities into more colleges and universities.
William Smullen, director of national security studies in the Maxwell School, was quoted in a Worldnet Daily.com story on cybersecurity and information technology infrastructure.
Lax Magazine reported on a bone marrow drive being held today at the Schine Student Center, organized by the Sigma Gamma Rho sorority at Syracuse University, to benefit a local high school lacrosse player.
Chelsea Orcutt, a first-year student at SU, is featured in a Buffalo News column about the experiences of six students attending various colleges.
The Post-Standard reported on a discussion yesterday at the Maxwell School about Muslim-American relations, in response to the shootings at Fort Hood.
Hannah Richardson, associate deputy director of the Renee Crown University Honors Program, is featured in the Syracuse New Times for her role in the Tenor Madness trio.
Jeffrey Stonecash, professor of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in the Syracuse New Times on the absence of local political polls.