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: Monday, April 11
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Post-Standard featured the School of Architecture Spatial ConTXT class taught by Alexandra French, assistant professor architecture. Questions created by students in the Say Yes to Education program are posted at four spots downtown, seeking text message answers. Imagining America and the Urban Video Project are also mentioned.
CNY Central (view clip) reported on the pinwheel garden fundraising project headed by the College of Human Ecology Leadership Society, a student organization in COHE, and students in the Department of Child and Family Studies, to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month and the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Site.
The “Predators, Porn and the Law: America’s Children in the Internet Era” conference with a Mark Klaas keynote presentation was reported by the Post-Standard. The Saturday conference was sponsored by the Syracuse University College of Law and the Syracuse Law Review.
Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, Episcopalian chaplain at SU, was featured in a Post-Standard “Favorite Things” article.
A photo of fifth graders participating in a Connect a Million Minds event held at the SyracuseCoE accompanied a Post-Standard story on the science, technology, engineering and math outreach event.
SU alumnus Rami Khouri ’70, G’98, Director of the Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut and editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper, spoke with CNN World‘s Global Public Square program about Syria, Iran and Libya.
William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, is quoted in a Pro Publica article about the chain of command and response plans in the United States in the event of a nuclear disaster.
Mitch Franklin, assistant professor of accounting practice in the Whitman School of Management, was interviewed by the Medill Money Mavens blog on tax tips and preparation.
JURIST published an op-ed by Keith Bybee, the Paul E. and the Hon. Joanne F. Alper ’72 Judiciary Studies Professor at the College of Law, and director of the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media, on the mix of political preference and impartial principle in the Supreme Court.
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 Washington Post about younger audiences watching television online and in the Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.) on the new “X Factor” talent show with Simon Cowell.
Gregory Germain, associate professor in the College of Law, is quoted in a Post-Standard article about the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra bankruptcy and the disposition of its assets.
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