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: Thursday, April 28
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
WOAI-TV in San Antonio (view clip) highlighted the 2011 Veterans as Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) program taking place in San Antonio. V-WISE is a program offered by the Whitman School of Management, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, which helps women veterans launch startups or grow existing businesses. Interviewed in the WOAI segment is Mike Haynie, Barnes Fellow and assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the Whitman School of management and founder/national executive director of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV).
The Post-Standard reported that Syracuse University’s Slocum Hall will receive a Preservation Merit Award for the recognition of exceptional achievement in historic preservation.
The Post-Standard previewed the Connective Corridor’s scavenger hunt, celebration on April 30 that encourages community members to ‘Explore the Corridor.’
The Post-Standard reported on two Newhouse School alumni recently receiving Pulitzer Prizes.
The Post-Standard previewed the May 1 concert by Syracuse University’s Oratorio Society.
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 Canadian Press article, and in the Oakland Tribune on the upcoming royal wedding. He is also quoted in Bloomberg on President Obama’s appearance on the Oprah Show.
Scott Nicholson, associate professor in the School of Information Studies, is quoted in City Town Info on school libraries adapting to changing times.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, spoke with KNPR in Las Vegas about the federal budget plan proposed by House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan. Johnston is also cited in a Truthdig article for his recent column on tax myths and the amount of taxes paid by wealthy Americans.
Donald Siegel, professor of earth science in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in the Syracuse New Times on hydrofracking in New York state.
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