Martin Luther King III, a civil rights activist, global humanitarian, political leader and eldest son of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will serve as featured speaker for the 37th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which will…
SU in the News: Monday, May 9
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
An address by Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor as part of the three-day ArtsEngine conference at the University of Michigan was reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
A study written by Margaret L. Usdansky, assistant professor of sociology in The College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was featured in a Time magazine article about depression in working and stay-at-home mothers.
The San Antonio Express-News reported on an address by Marie Johns, U.S. Small Business Administration deputy administrator, speaking at a dinner for a Veterans as Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) training program taking place in San Antonio for female veterans and entrepreneurs. 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.
The Albany Times Union (second item) previewed a special screening of “Wretches and Jabberers,” a documentary on the travels of disability rights advocates Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette, co-produced by Douglas Biklen, dean of SU’s School of Education.
YNN reported on the announcement of the ninth annual Duck Race to End Racism, of which Syracuse University is a participant.
The Post-Standard reviewed the SU Department of Drama presentation of “A New Brain.”
Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law, authored a Jewish Chronicle reflection on his mother’s role in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp on Mother’s Day 1945.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, authored a Tax.com column about significant cost shifting in the Ryan budget plan.
Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, co-authored a Post-Standard op-ed about honoring civil servants who die in service to our country.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted on celebrities attending the Kentucky Derby and related parties in a Lexington Herald Leader story on the festivities. Thompson’s quote is also cited in a related Media Bistro brief. Thompson is also quoted in a Southern California Public Radio report on the 50th anniversary of FCC chairman Newton Minnow’s “vast wasteland” speech.
Luvenia Cowart, professor of practice in the College of Human Ecology, and Carol Charles, community engagement manager for Syracuse Stage, are quoted in a Post-Standard story about memories on Mother’s Day.
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