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: Wednesday, August 3
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
An article by the American Forces Press Service of the Department of Defense profiles recent and past graduates of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans With Disabilities (EBV) program at EBV Consortium school Florida State University. The EBV was founded in 2007 at the Whitman School of Management. The article also mentions EBV-Families, founded in 2010 at Whitman, which will be offered at FSU in February 2012.
The recent Palitz Gallery exhibition “The Essential Line: Drawings From the Dahesh Museum of Art” was featured in an eight page spread in American Artist Drawing magazine’s summer 2011 issue. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with the museum studies graduate program, was originally displayed at Syracuse University and was reconfigured for the New York City exhibition.
The Los Angeles Times reviewed “Stone Arabia,” the newest novel by Dana Spiott, assistant professor of English in The College of Arts and Sciences.
D. Chase James Catalano, director of Syracuse University’s LGBT Resource Center, is quoted in USA Today on the implications of the Title IX rule for trans-identified individuals.
The Springfield Republican highlighted Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, in a review of his first book, “The Darkest Mission” (Long Reef Press, 2011), a World War II novel. Burton is a Springfield native.
The Post-Standard reported on the appointment of Patrick M. Jones as director of the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University. He also holds the position of professor of music.
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, in collaboration with SU’s Department of Public Safety, organized the 13th annual mock disaster/training drill Monday at the College Place bus stop. YNN reported on the drill that serves as an exercise in emergency response, and a reporting assignment for about 60 Newhouse master’s students in the magazine-newspaper-online and arts journalism programs.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, contributed a commentary to the Washington Post‘s “Topic A” section about winners and losers in the federal debt deal.
An Atlanta Journal-Constitution article highlighting components of the federal debt deal includes a “viewpoints” sidebar quoting Eric Kingson, professor of social work in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics. Also, Kingson is quoted in the International Business Times and in The Atlantic, in a brief report about lobbyists pressuring the 12 members of the super committee.
Lynne Adrine, director of the graduate program for broadcast and digital journalism at the Newhouse School, is quoted in a New York Times report on an apparent rift between the National Association of Black Journalists and other minority journalists groups.
A Center for Responsive Politics web article at OpenSecrets.org on members of Congress owning Treasury notes, bonds and bills quotes Don Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, on financial ramifications from a possible government default.
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