Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of geography and the environment in the Maxwell School, was cited in The Washington Post opinion article “America’s maps are still filled with racist place names.” Monmonier, an expert on the history of cartography and map…
SU in the News: Friday, January 7, 2011
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle and Land Letter reported on the research underway by Douglas Frank, professor of biology in The College of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with National Park Service, focusing on grazing areas most frequented by bison in Yellowstone National Park and the long-term stability of the park’s grasslands.
Newhouse School magazine professor Harriet Brown’s “Project BodyTalk” was featured in a segment on the nationally syndicated radio show “51% – The Women’s Perspective,” produced by WAMC-FM in Albany, N.Y.
The Jan 7-13 Scotsman Pennysaver reported on members of The NewHouse advertising agency, based in the Newhouse School, winning a national advertising contest by creating a full advertising strategy for Honda’s CR-Z sport hybrid.
Samuel Gorovitz, professor of philosophy in The College of Arts and Sciences and founding director of The Renée Crown University Honors Program, published a column in Inside Higher Ed on mentoring teaching assistants.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in the Calgary Herald on the hysteria of the recent mass bird deaths, and is quoted on Public Radio International on Americans’ television viewing habits. He is also quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on Oprah Winfrey’s move from her daily syndicated television show to her own cable TV network.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a McClatchy wire article on the appointment of Gene Sperling as head of the National Economic Council.
NetNewsCheck.com quotes Bob Lloyd, professor of practice in the Newhouse School, on hyperlocal news coverage in Syracuse.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, authored a column for Tax.com on the impact of tax giveaways to big business.
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