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SU in the News: Friday, June 10
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Associated Press and Post-Standard reported that alumnus Ted Koppel, original anchor of the ABC News program “Nightline,” has agreed to make a donation of videotapes and other items he has prepared or received during his career in broadcast journalism to the Syracuse University Library.
The Central New York Business Journal, Financial.com, and the Post-Standard reported on the announcement that Syracuse University and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are creating the Institute for Veterans and Military Families. The institute will serve as a national center in higher education focused on the social, economic, education and policy issues impacting veterans and their families post-service.
WWDMedia, Columbia Journalism Review, Gawker, PBS MediaShift and Poynter.org reported on the fifth annual Mirror Awards, presented by the Newhouse School. OnMilwaukee.com reported on Mary Van de Kamp Nohl winning a Mirror Award from the Newhouse School for her in-depth piece “Paper Money.”
Michael Schwartz, associate professor of law and director of the Disability Rights Clinic at the College of Law, is featured in the American Bar Association’s “Your ABA” publication in an article on the challenges individuals with disabilities face when pursuing law school and the legal profession.
A Post-Standard article mentions the new summer course “Studio Recording/The Inclusive Recording Studio: Summer @SUbCat,” which will give SU students the opportunity to teach Syracuse high school students with disabilities about the art of music production and recording engineering in a professional recording studio. The feature article highlights the new partnerships in the arts on Syracuse’s Near Westside and downtown area. The project is also highlighted in the Syracuse Eagle.
The Post-Standard and YNN reported that SU Chancellor Nancy Cantor was honored with the 2011 FOCUS Wisdom Keeper Award, presented by FOCUS Greater Syracuse.
The Post-Standard reported on the Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center being a stop on the “CNY Greenbuilt: Sustainable Building Showcase” tour.
The Post-Standard reported on the Whitman School’s hosting of the 31st annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
The Post-Standard reported that the College of Law will receive a $88,000 grant to run a clinic that represents low-income taxpayers who have disputes with the Internal Revenue Service.
WSYR’s “Bridge Street” previewed the ninth annual Duck Race to End Racism, an event to be held at Syracuse Inner Harbor to benefit the Community Wide Dialogue to End Racism. The event will be held on Saturday, and is co-sponsored by Syracuse University and National Grid.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in USA Today on professional athletes’ regrettable use of Twitter.
Jason Dedrick, associate professor at the School of Information Studies (iSchool), is quoted in the Huffington Post on how innovation industries impact the global economy.
Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in the Toronto Star on Iran’s internal power struggle.
Syracuse iSchool Professor David Lankes was recently interviewed by World Future Society regarding his views on the future of libraries.
A Boston Globe editorial quotes Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, on the Tim Pawlenty tax plan.
David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted in The Africa Report on African and international efforts to stem maritime piracy.
Thomas Kruczek, executive director of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, spoke on WSYR’s “Jim Reith Show” about the Whitman School and its recent Businessweek ranking.
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