Earlier this year, at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York, Alpha North Esports and Entertainment hosted the “Battle of the Colleges” esports tournament. Syracuse University’s Rocket League team competed in the tournament and had reached the third-place match….
SU in the News: Friday, January 14
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A New York Times “Room for Debate” discussion mentions the Campus Connect training program, developed by SU’s Counseling Center, as a way to address suicide on campus.
National Public Radio, Takeaway Interview with Stanley Nelson, and CNY Central reported on the discovery of new documents by SU’s Cold Case Justice Initiative and the SU Law students, which helped create a new lead for an unsolved, racially motivated murder case of 1964.
A Huffington Post column by Gustav Niebuhr, associate professor of religion and media in The College of Arts and Sciences and Newhouse School, focuses on President Obama’s comments at the University of Arizona.
Business Insider quotes Kristin Byron, assistant professor of management in the Whitman School of Management, in a story on how people interpret the emails they receive.
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 Patriot-News on political rhetoric and uncivil discourse in the United States.
R. David Lankes, associate professor in the School of Information Studies (iSchool), is quoted in Delaware’s News Journal on the modern role of libraries and librarians.
The National Journal quotes David Bennett, professor of history in the Maxwell School, on the influence of unorganized political movements and anti-government activity.
The Utica Observer-Dispatch quotes Anthony Rotolo, assistant professor of practice in the iSchool, on the Utica Police Department’s new use of social media.
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