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SU in the News: Wednesday, September 8
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Immigration data from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is mentioned in the Washington Post in a story on Virginia rejecting work permit cards as proof of legal status.
Continuing coverage of the Near Westside Initiative (NWSI) and Connective Corridor project “A Love Letter to Syracuse” includes a feature on MSN’s Good site.
WKTV (Utica) previewed the Stone Canoe Readings to be hosted at Hamilton College this fall. Readers include Phil LaMarche, adjunct instructor in The College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of English.
Catherine Bertini, professor of public administration at the Maxwell School, is mentioned in Medical News Today for her appointment to special new food security committee of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization.
Eagle Newspaper reported on the call for submissions for the Syracuse Poster Project.
The Post-Standard reported on the announcement of the 2010-11 Pulse Performing Arts Series, which starts Sept. 26 with jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis.
Roy Gutterman, associate professor of communications law and journalism at the Newhouse School and director of the Tully Center for Free Speech, spoke with the BBC World Service’s radio show “World Have Your Say” about the free speech implications of the Florida pastor’s planned Koran burning.
Maine Public Broadcasting briefly previewed the Sept.10 broadcast of a presentation by Goodwin Cooke, professor of practice emeritus in international relations in the Maxwell School. “Politics of the dark continent” addresses the causes of conflict in Africa and other areas.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in Vancouver’s Times Colonist on technology and human behavior, and in the New York Times and MediaBistro on the resignation of ABC executive David Westin.
Robert Bogdan, professor of cultural foundations of education and sociology at the Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies, is quoted in BBC Magazine on the promotion of the world’s smallest man record being in bad taste.
Vincent Tinto, distinguished professor in the School of Education, is quoted in a Huffington Post column on ways to improve retention at community colleges.
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