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: Thursday, February 17
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
An Ithaca Journal brief made note of the Green Project Exchange (GPE) resource established by the Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University.
The Central New York Business Journal reported on the pledge of funds by the Raymond F. von Dran Fund to support the Student Startup Accelerator.
The Ithaca Journal briefly previewed an upcoming Black History Month presentation by Horace Campbell, professor of African American Studies and political science in The College of Arts and Sciences, to be held at SUNY Cortland.
Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted on recent opposition protests in Iranin the Portuguese-language Brazilian newspaper, Correio Braziliense. Boroujerdi was also interviewed by BBC Persian TV and BBC Arabic TV on the same topic.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in an NPR report on how the proposed charitable deductions limit for top income earners may disproportionately reduce donations to nonprofit arts organizations.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, is referenced in continuing coverage of the ethical issue of ESPN reporters striking corporate shoe deals in articles by the National Sports Journalism Center and The Oregonian.
CNY Central (watch video clip) spoke with SU journalism students at the Newhouse School for a report about reaction to the recent attack on CBS News correspondent Lara Logan in Egypt.
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