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SU in the News: Monday, July 25
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s “Innovations” section highlights Syracuse University for being included in the College Board’s recent report, “Improving Student Transfer from Community Colleges to Four-Year Institutions – The Perspective of Leaders from Baccalaureate-Granting Institutions.” SU was included in the report for efforts to create more seamless transfer pathways from public community colleges to four-year universities.
The Toledo Blade profiled the Say Yes to Education program as a model for urban education reform.
The Post-Standard profiled the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans With Disabilities program at the Whitman School upon its fifth year of providing free entrepreneurship programs for veterans.
The Central New York Business Journal reported on the SRC and Syracuse University establishing the Faculty Immersion Program for collaborative, multidisciplinary research.
The Post-Standard reported on the new technology that researchers at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies-in partnership with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University, Rochester Institute of Technology and other universities- have developed that improves the ability to communicate across different mobile devices or operating systems.
Syracuse.com previewed the exhibition “Creation and Construction: The Work of Sharif Bey and Janet B. Waters,” at the Community Folk Art Center (CFAC). Bey is a dual assistant professor of art education in the School of Education and College of Visual and Performing Arts. A photo gallery accompanied the piece.
The Post-Standard reported on the four new professional basketball players who will take part in the Newhouse School’s Sportscaster U program.
The Central New York Business Journal reported on the SU-sponsored “Startup Weekend” workshops for the region’s potential entrepreneurs.
Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, is quoted in Associated Press and Advertising Age articles on the public’s perception of resolving the labor dispute between NFL owners and players.
Dessa Bergen-Cico, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Wellness in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, is quoted in an ABC News story on the career and substance abuse of recently deceased singer Amy Winehouse.
Changyong Choi, graduate fellow in the Maxwell School, is quoted in an International Herald Tribune article on North Korean rhetoric and propaganda.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in the Fairbanks Daily News on youth language and colloquialization.
Milton Sernett, professor emeritus of African American studies and history in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in the Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.) on the historical significance of the Rochester region.
John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Post-Standard article on local disparities in area property taxes.
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