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: Wednesday, April 20
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The National Science Foundation’s Science360 news highlighted a College of Arts and Sciences research story, “Using Heat To Trace Groundwater Pollution,” which features the work of Laura Lautz, assistant professor of earth sciences, and SU’s Clean Water Initiative that seeks to advance critical research on water resources, quality, infrastructure and public policy locally, regionally, nationally and globally.
The Central New York Business Journal reported on the 2011 winners of the annual Panasci Business Plan Competition, presented by the Whitman School of Management, and overseen by the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship.
The Post-Standard reported on the impromptu saxophone performance by Ryan Mantell, a senior music major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), in a Tuesday Social Media for the Music Business class.
John Patrick, visiting fashion designer at VPA, appeared on 9WSYR’s “Bridge Street” to discuss his upcoming talk at the Warehouse.
Silvio Torres-Saillant, English professor in The College of Arts and Sciences, is featured on the PBS documentary “Black in Latin America” with Henry Louis Gates. In the segment, Torres-Saillant provides an historical perspective on Dominican independence from Haiti.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, spoke with the Randi Rhodes radio program about who pays what level of taxes in the United States. He also was interviewed by WHAM-AM in Rochester, N.Y.; “On Point with Tom Ashbrook” at WBUR in Boston; “The Alex Bennett Program” on SIRIUS/XM Radio; “The Great American Broadcast Across the United States of America;” “Ian McMasters” and MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” discussing tax day. The Poynter Institute also reported that Johnston’s recent column on tax myths crashed the site of the news weekly Willamette Week, due to such high traffic to the article.
The RA Warrior, a news blog on developments in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, features the research of Rebecca Bader, assistant professor of biomedical & chemical engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, to improve current methods of drug delivery for RA patients.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in Salon.com on a survey that finds many of America’s wealthiest citizens think of themselves as middle-class.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in BBC News on the future of daytime soap operas. He is also quoted in the National Journal on the possible run for president by Donald Trump.
Don Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, spoke with CNY Central about the peak and possible duration of rising gas prices.
Ed Russell, associate professor of advertising in the Newhouse School, is quoted in the Syracuse New Times on common advertising tactics.
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