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SU in the News: Monday, July 18
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, Episcopalian chaplain at Syracuse University, authored a Post-Standard guest column on city and University developments and positive changes over the last seven years.
The Post-Standard previewed the Saturday opening of the Whitman School of Management’s fifth Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program. EBV is also mentioned briefly in a CNY Central report on SU football coach Doug Marrone being named “America’s Friendliest Football Coach” by ESPN the Magazine.
Statistics from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) are cited in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on immigration court cases and referenced in an article on false or contradictory statements by asylum seekers on the Feet in Two Worlds website.
A photo of Kwame Dixon, assistant professor in The College of Arts and Sciences, accompanies an Associated Press article on training professors how to integrate black history into class and research work.
William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School, is quoted in Reuters and WPIX11 (New York) stories about the obstruction-of-justice trial of Mohammed Zazi, and the potential testimony of his son, Najibullah Zazi, who pleaded guilty in a New York City subway bomb plot. National security issues are key factors in the case.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a New York Times article about divided opinions among economists on reducing the federal debt.
A Monsters and Critics story about the remains of an ancient Jewish quarter uncovered in archeological excavation in Cologne, Germany, quotes Samuel Gruber, part-time instructor in The College of Arts and Sciences.
Second-year College of Law student Ryan Suto, wrote an op-ed on public diplomacy and the U.S. Supreme Court in Jurist.
A Many Voices, Many Visions story airing on Rochester’s 13WHAM-TV (view clip) about the 21st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) features second-year College of Law student Stephanie Woodward.
Ines Mergel, assistant professor of public administration at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Rochester Democrat and Chronicle article discussing whether posts to social media by elected officials become part of the public record.
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