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, March 24
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Associated Press and Post-Standard reported on the $15 million gift from David B. Falk ’72 and Rhonda S. Falk ’74 to Syracuse University. In honor of the Falks’ generosity and support, the College of Human Ecology will be renamed the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics.
Sharon Jacquet, Syracuse University Board of Trustees member, is quoted in the New York Times on self-made executives and wealth planning.
Fifth-year Syracuse University Architecture student Stephen Klimek is quoted in Architect Magazine on the future of architecture.
NanoWerk and Science Daily reported on the research by SU chemist Timothy Korter, associate professor of chemistry in The College of Arts and Sciences, and his team to develop a new technique that uses light to predict molecular crystal structures.
The Watertown Daily Times previewed the Syracuse Stage production of “Miracle Worker.”
Buffalo Business First reported on the TOPS Supermarket interior design theme based on images from SU.
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise mentioned Nicolette Dobrowolski, head of public services for the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Library, in an article on the North Country Archives and Special Collections Conference.
The Oneida Dispatch previewed the upcoming campus lecture on global cybersecurity by Enrique Salem, president and CEO of Symantec.
A Post-Standard feature on nutrition included advice from both Donna Acox, adjunct instructor in the College of Human Ecology’s Department of Nutrition & Hospitality Management, and Ruth Sullivan, nutritionist in Syracuse University Food Services.
The Post-Standard reported on the new RideShare program at SU and SUNY-ESF that creates matches to promote carpooling and other sustainable travel.
The Post-Standard reported on SU’s Literacy Corps donating a new book to every child enrolled in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade in the Syracuse City School District.
The Post-Standard previewed the Great Lakes Guitar Society performance at XL Project Gallery.
Geraldine de Berly, associate dean at University College (UC) and director of the English Language Institute at UC, is quoted on advocacy strategies in the March/April issue of International Educator language supplement article, “Advocacy is Critical,” discussing effective ways to market intensive English programs. International Educator magazine is a publication of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, commented on Elizabeth Taylor’s life for a WSYR AM/FM report on the celebrity’s passing.
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