Cheng Cheng recently joined Syracuse University Libraries as the collection development and analysis librarian. In this role, he will be responsible for analyzing usage and selecting and deselecting library resources. Prior to joining Syracuse University, Cheng was the collection strategy…
SU in the News: Tuesday, April 19
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Media Bistro reported on the announcement of 2011 Mirror Award nominees by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
A report on Immigration Court waiting periods in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (registration required) cites data from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)
A business report on career readiness announcing an alliance between Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and WIN, a publisher of online courseware, in the Sun Herald (Biloxi, Miss.) mentions a Syracuse University study with WIN courseware.
State funding of first-phase Connective Corridor work on University Avenue, set to begin next month, is noted in a Post-Standard story on the state budget.
Kelly Brown ’03, associate director of career services in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a graduate of the school’s public relations program, posted a Syracuse.com career advice blog entry on marketing yourself in a job search.
Sydney Hutchinson Mengel, assistant professor of art and music histories in SU’s College of Arts and Sciences, is mentioned in a Syracuse.com blog post following up on a call for competitors in the air guitar competition to be held in Syracuse.
School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Milton Mueller commented for an MSNBC report on the establishment by ICANN of the new “.xxx” adult material Internet domain. Also, Rochester’s 13WHAM (view clip) briefly covered the iSchool professor’s comments.
An Observer (U.K.) story about Brad Pitt and Sean Penn working together on the “Tree of Life” film quotes Richard Dubin, professor of practice in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. The article was also republished in the San Francisco Sentinel.
Syracuse University Press author Earl Lloyd was interviewed April 15 by the Bleacher Report sports media web site in honor of Jackie Robinson Day, celebrating the first African American Major League Baseball player’s first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Written by Lloyd and Post-Standard columnist Sean Kirst and published by SU Press in 2009, “Moonfixer: The Basketball Journey of Earl Lloyd” chronicles Lloyd’s journey as a National Basketball Association pioneer.
Eric Kingson, professor of social work in the College of Human Ecology’s School of Social Work, recently interviewed with Bettie Lee on American Urban Radio Networks about implications for Social Security relative to President Obama’s April 13 deficit reduction speech.
A Times-Picayune (New Orleans) retrospective on the BP oil spill, addressing politics, lobbying and the oil industry, quotes Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences.
Alice Sterling Honig, professor emerita of child development in the College of Human Ecology, is quoted in a KVOA (Tucson, Ariz.) feature about toddlers’ treatment of new siblings.
Donald Siegel, professor of earth science in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in an Ithaca Journal article about local debate over hydraulic fracturing.
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