When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
SU in the News: Friday, July 22
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
National Journal interviewed James Steinberg, dean of the Maxwell School, about his tenure as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State.
The Post-Standard featured the upcoming Syracuse Stories events, part of ArtsWeek in downtown Syracuse and sponsored in part by the Office of the Arts Presenter at SU, Syracuse Stage, Say Yes to Education, WAER and the Syracuse International Film Festival.
The Post-Standard highlighted the Summer Films Under the Stars series at the Everson Museum in downtown Syracuse, supported by SU’s Light Work and Urban Video Project.
Inside Higher Ed (seventh item) reported that Eileen Strempel, assistant vice president for academic advancement in Enrollment Management, is among the 50 faculty members and administrators nationwide to be named a fellow at The American Council on Education.
Jonathan K. Nelson, art history coordinator at SU Abroad’s Florence Center, is featured in the San Francisco Chronicle in an article on the public relations behind traditional Florentine art.
Mark Monmonier, professor of geography at the Maxwell School, is quoted in the Wall Street Journal on the historical use of racial text in topographic maps.
Kevin Noble Maillard, associate professor in the College of Law, participated in a New York Times “Room for Debate” feature on the value of a law school education.
Foreign Policy Journal published an op-ed by Maxwell School Ph.D. student Abolghasem Bayyenat on the Iran-Pakistan partnership and its implications for the United States.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in the Post-Standard in an article on the local roots of the creator of Captain America. He also is quoted by KNSS Radio (Wichita, Kan.) on the passing of “Wheel of Fortune” designer Ed Flesh.
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