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: Wednesday, January 13
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Environmental Leader and Fox Business.com mentioned the sustainable cogeneration system in the Green Data Center at Syracuse University in articles on innovative heating and cooling features in data centers.
CNYCentral reported on SU’s “Fighting the Flu” campaign to prevent the spread of the H1N1 virus on campus. SU’s “Otto v. The Flu” campaign video is featured on Syracuse.com.
Eagle Newspapers reported on the new sidewalk snow removal pilot program for the neighborhood east of the SU campus.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, was quoted in the Chicago Tribune on this year’s Detroit Auto Show. He also commented in the Christian Science Monitor, WTOP radio in Washington, D.C., and WCBS radio in New York City (listen to audio clip) on Conan O’Brien’s decision not to remain at NBC’s “Tonight Show.”
Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law, authored a Washington Post “On Faith” column on Miep Gies and sainthood.
Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in an ABC News story on recent violence related to the leadership opposition group in Iran.
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