A demographer and sociologist whose work focuses on population health will serve as the next director of the Center for Policy Research (CPR), the oldest interdisciplinary social science research program at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Shannon…
SU in the News: Wednesday, July 7
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Harriet Brown, assistant professor of magazine journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, authored a Huffington Post column about the BodyTalk audio commentary project.
A Robert Louis Stevenson manuscript from an early article, “How Books Have to be Written,” in the Syracuse University Archives is mentioned in a Scotsman (UK) article about the world-wide hunt for lost original Stevenson manuscripts.
The Post-Standard profiled the Say Yes to Education summer camp program.
Syracuse University is mentioned in Greater Binghamton Business Journal, Post-Standard and WSYR-AM reports on the proposed Onondaga Lake Restoration Act, which would put the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the cleanup of Onondaga Lake and create an Onondaga Lake Scientific Center with local expertise.
Charles Driscoll, University Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, is quoted in Sean Kirst’s Post-Standard column on area resident Steve Effler and the Onondaga Lake cleanup.
Bill Coplin, professor of public policy at the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in a Chicago Now blog post about making the decision to continue job hunting or enroll in graduate school.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, was interviewed on WSYR-AM about NBA star LeBron James’ use of an hour-long live TV broadcast on ESPN to announce the team he will play for. He also spoke with WJR-AM in Detroit (listen to audio) about the societal impact of reality television.
David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, spoke with Voice of America radio about the level of impunity in the Ivory Coast.
Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School, interviewed BBC Islamic affairs analyst Roger Hardy on WRVO as part of the Campbell Conversations in the Public Interest. A podcast of the interview is available.
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