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: Tuesday, January 26
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Research by R. Craig Albertson, assistant professor of biology in The College of Arts and Sciences, and Thomas Stewart ’09, is featured in a Science Daily article on evolution and asymmetry in African cichlids, a scale-eating fish.
Research by David Weinbaum, associate professor of finance in the Whitman School of Management, is featured in a U.S. News & World Report article on mutual funds.
The New Criterion journal reviewed the High Museum of Art’s exhibition of rare sculptures and sketches by Leonardo da Vinci and contemporaries in Atlanta, which was curated by Gary Radke, professor of fine arts in The College of Arts and Sciences.
Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s participation in a University of Scranton symposium on revitalization of Northeast Pennsylvania is noted in a Scranton Times-Tribune article.
The New Yorker reports Christopher Kennedy, associate professor and director of the creative writing program in The College of Arts and Sciences, participated in “Opium” magazine’s Literary Death Match with selections from his poetry collection, “Encouragement for a Man Falling to His Death.”
SU is mentioned in an Information Today report on the U.S. Department of Justice settlement with several universities not to use Kindle or other electronic book readers until the devices are fully accessible to blind and visually impaired students.
Syracuse.com noted SU’s announcement of new Raymond Carver Reading Series speakers for the spring.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in an Associated Press story on Nadya Suleman.
Thomas Dennison, professor of practice in public administration in the Maxwell School, and Robert Van Gulick, professor of philosophy in The College of Arts and Sciences, are quoted in a Post-Standard article on proposed changes to the University’s employee benefits.
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