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: Monday, August 9
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is featured in a New York Times article on how immigration courts are treating students who came to the United States without papers when they were children. TRAC statistics were also cited in the Washington Independent, Brownsville Herald and Houston Chronicle on the rates of immigration deportations.
The Post-Standard profiled incoming first-year engineering student Brandon Kidd, who is a successful racecar driver.
Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, is quoted by McClatchy newswire on New York’s gubernatorial race.
Melissa Chessher, associate professor of magazine, newspaper & online journalism at the Newhouse School, is quoted in the Boston Globe on how masculinity is being portrayed in magazines.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in Canada’s Globe & Mail on the political debate over extending Bush-era tax cuts.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in AdWeek on commercials that emphasize hard working people.
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