Greek life organizations have a long history of incorporating philanthropic work into their missions. That certainly was the case this March, when 13 sororities of the Panhellenic Council at Syracuse University banded together to raise more than $5,700 for people…
SU in the News: Friday, August 19
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Research on fossilized clams off the Antarctic coast and the Eocene climate led by Linda Ivany, Linda Ivany, associate professor of earth sciences in The College of Arts and Sciences, is highlighted in U.S. News & World Report and cited in NSF 360.
Broadway World reported the “Ted Koppel/Frank Langella – One on One” session in 2009 at Syracuse Stage will air on WNET and other PBS stations.
A Financial Times article on the “frenemy” affect, the social competition that can be found in relationships and how it could be valuable for businesses marketing themselves via social media, references a working paper by Breagin Riley, assistant professor of marketing at the Whitman School of Management. Riley co-authored the paper, on how the trustworthiness of advice from a social network can impact decision making, with lead author Renee Gosline, assistant professor of marketing at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and Jeff Lee, a doctoral student at Harvard Business School.
Cas Holman, assistant professor of industrial and interaction design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Design, has her Workyard Playkit, a custom play feature she designed for the High Line on Manhattan’s West Side, featured on Fast Company‘s Co.Design website.
The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle previewed Saturday’s historical talk in Farmington by Carol Faulkner, associate professor of history in The College of Arts and Sciences, on Lucretia Mott, Quakers and women’s rights.
CNY Central covered the annual Multicultural Block Party held by the Near Westside Initiative (NWI) at Skiddy Park yesterday.
Today’s Post-Standard featured the announcement of upcoming 2011 Syracuse Symposium “Identity” events.
The Post-Standard noted the call for entries for the Syracuse Poster Project in which Syracuse University artists are paired with local poets to create haiku images of Central New York.
Dan Klamm, marketing and communications coordinator at SU’s Center for Career Services, authored a Mashable column on tips for teachers using social media in classrooms.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, contributed a commentary on investing to Forbes, discussing presidential candidate Rick Perry’s view of middle Americans and taxes.
Susan Long, co-director of the SU Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC, is quoted in a Boston Globe article about immigration and the United States focus on deporting criminals.
SU alumnus Rami Khouri ’70, G’98, director of the Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut and editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper, is quoted in a Reuters article on post-Assad Syria and a Business Insider report on the United Nations lifting of confidentiality restrictions in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri. Khouri also authored a Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada) op-ed on journalists describing unrest in the Arab world.
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