Dear Staff: Following the May Board of Trustees meeting, Kathy Walters, chair of the Board of Trustees, announced that the Board had approved a change to the University bylaws to appoint a staff member as representative to the Board. In…
SU in the News: Wednesday, Aug. 10
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The New York Times reviewed “Devotions,” the newest book of poems by Bruce Smith, professor of English in The College of Arts and Sciences.
USA Today cites statistics from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) in an article on federal prosecutions of gun crimes.
The Post-Standard reported on the culmination of the Syracuse University and SubCat Music Studios collaboration for a summer recording course, held at the SubCat offices in Armory Square this summer. “Summer @SUbCat” gave SU students the opportunity to teach Syracuse high school students with disabilities about the art of music production and recording engineering in a professional recording studio. The Red House Arts Center, SubCat and the College of Visual and Performing Arts are inviting the public to celebrate the students’ success at a free concert and reception.
The Post-Standard reported on Syracuse University receiving $1 million federal grant to research safe, secure and sustainable nuclear fuel recycling. The federal grant was awarded to Lawrence L. Tavlarides, professor in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science.
The Syracuse New Times 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.
Syracuse University Associate Law Professor Michael Schwartz is quoted in a Reuters news story on the case of an Americans with Disabilities Act complaint filed by a Rochester man. Schwartz is also director of the College’s Disability Rights Clinic.