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SU in the News: Friday, April 8
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Syracuse University’s Green Data Center is cited in a PC World article on methods for cutting data center power costs.
Recycling Today magazine featured the PepsiCo Dream Machine Recycling Initiative and the partnership with Washington, D.C.’s DowntownDC Business Improvement District and District Department of Public Works, which will benefit the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), a national program created and managed in the Whitman School of Management.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reviewed the “Wretches and Jabberers” documentary on the travels of disability rights advocates Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette, co-produced by Douglas Biklen, dean of the School of Education at Syracuse University.
An article in the Jewish Daily Forward the April 15-16 campus visit and performance by jazz saxophonist David Liebman, supported by the SU Humanities Center in The College of Arts and Sciences, with CNY Jazz Arts Foundation, and SU’s Winnick Hillel Center for Jewish Life, celebrating 15th and 60th anniversaries, respectively. The program includes the world premiere of Bret Zvacek’s suite for soloist and jazz orchestra “If a White Horse From Jerusalem.” The piece and performance grew out of last fall’s Syracuse Symposium, “Conflict: Peace and War.”
An Associated Press article about problems within the immigration court system cites statistics from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)
The Post-Standard Neighbors section previewed the Saturday conference, “Predators, Porn and the Law: America’s Children in the Internet Era,” with keynote presentation by Mark Klaas. The conference is co-sponsored by the Syracuse University College of Law and the Syracuse Law Review.
Randal Elder, Whitman senior associate dean and associate professor, was interviewed by the Post-Standard on the economic impact of the 2011 U.S. Bowling Congress Women’s Championships at the OnCenter through July.
Gregory Germain, associate professor in the College of Law, is quoted in a Rochester Democrat and Chronicle article about an error in the new contractual agreement between the Monroe County Airport Authority and its advertising firm, Normal Communications.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in a Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.) article on the series of recent big-name deals in television and film markets, including Dish Network, Blockbuster, Netflix, Verizon, Google and YouTube.
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