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: Friday, July 9
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
CNN Headline News reported on the longer than expected life expectancy of convicted Pan Am 103 bomber Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi.
The Central New York Business Journal reported on the new, three-year contract between Syracuse University and SEIU Local 200United.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, was interviewed on WXXI’s “Need to Know: Rochester” television program about oil company pipelines and taxes.
Larry Wolf, professor of biology in The College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel about the “winner effect” and changes in brain circuitry.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, spoke with 1010 WINS-AM in New York City about the reported trend of children imitating vampires. He was also quoted in the NY Daily News, Christian Science Monitor, and Reuters on the Emmy nominations, and in the Houston Chronicle about LeBron James’ announcement on ESPN last night.
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