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, March 25
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Sports Business Daily, USA Today, Business Insider, CNY Central, and WHEC (Rochester, N.Y.) 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. WCBS radio in New York City and Bloomberg Radio (listen to clips) also reported.
Science360 News 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.
SU College of Law Associate Professor Jeremy Blumenthal is featured in the March National Jurist magazine, in the article “23 Law Professors To Take Before You Die.”
Multichannel News reported on Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts being honored at the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications’ fifth annual Mirror Awards with the Fred Dressler Achievement Award.
The Post-Standard reported that pioneering scientist J. Craig Venter will deliver the 2011 Commencement address, May 15 at the Carrier Dome.
Laurinda Dixon, professor of art history in The College of Arts and Sciences, is mentioned in the Post-Standard for her participation in the “Women in Music and Art: Past and Present” dinner program.
Scotsman Press (Scotsman Pennysaver, March 25-31 issue) mentions the Whitman School’s iMBA being ranked among top 40 international online MBAs by the Financial Times.
9WSYR reported on yesterday’s National Orange Day celebration, on campus and across the world.
CNY Central and 9WSYR reported briefly on the planned test of SU’s Orange Alert emergency notification system today.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, commented on the late actress Elizabeth Taylor in Monsters & Critics.
The Post-Standard quoted Michael Wasylenko, interim dean and professor of economics in the Maxwell School, in an article on Central New York and recent census data.
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