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: Thursday, August 4
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Post-Standard previewed the exhibition “Motifs Evocations,” opening at the La Casita Cultural Center. The exhibition features the work of six artists who are natives of Chile, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The La Casita Cultural Center Project is an initiative housed in The College of Arts and Sciences that uses arts and culture as a tool for bridging existing gaps between Syracuse’s Latino community, SU and other Central New Yorkers.
The Post-Standard highlighted XL Projects Gallery’s photograph exhibition “My Recovery Story,” developed by patients of Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare and focusing on how artistic expression can be self-revelatory. Students in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications collaborated with SBH on producing promotional materials, as well as creating videos of the client artists in this interactive exhibition. XL Projects is part of the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Harriet Brown, assistant professor of magazine journalism at the Newhouse School, was interviewed on Australian radio’s ” Sound Cloud” about her book, “Brave Girl Eating.”
Reuters quoted Jeffrey Harris, professor of finance in the Whitman School of Management, on recent changes to the Dodd-Frank financial oversight law.
William C. Snyder, assistant visiting professor at the Syracuse University College of Law, is quoted in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on secret grand jury proceedings as an evolving process.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, contributed a Fox News column on MTV at 30.
Dessa Bergen-Cico, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Wellness in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, is quoted in a Syracuse New Times article on how the brain deals with the impulses of addiction.
The Syracuse New Times quotes Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science in the Maxwell School, on the historical and cultural design of wedding gowns.
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