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SU in the News: Monday, August 22
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Richard L. Thompson, chairman of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees, authored a Sunday Post-Standard letter on Syracuse University’s role in joining with a set of regional partners to create a new community-focused symphony orchestra in Central New York, and community engagement being a hallmark of SU’s institutional vision.
An Eagle News follow-up on the closing of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra notes the Syracuse University plan to establish a Syracuse Philharmonic Society as part of SU’s new Center for Live Music in the 20th Century. Chancellor Nancy Cantor; Patrick Jones, director of the Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), and Jeffry Comanici, assistant dean for advancement in VPA are mentioned in the article.
The Auburn Citizen noted required field placements for students in the master’s of social work program in the School of Social Work at Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics in an article on internships with practitioners. Placements with the Cayuga County Community Mental Health Center are an example of community engagement on the part of SU students, filling some community needs that could go unmet otherwise.
9WSYR (view clip) reported that on Friday, Aug. 19, as part of orientation, the College of Law entering class, as well as staff members from the Offices of Student Life, Admissions and Financial Aid, and Professional and Career Development, volunteered at the Matthew 25 Farm in Tully, N.Y., harvesting crops and preparing for distribution to local food banks and families in the Syracuse community.
The Post-Standard reported on the role of College of Law students in the Disability Law Clinic and Michael Schwartz, professor and director of the College’s Disability Rights Clinic, in the federal ruling against New York City’s plan to remove its fire alarm call box system.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted on capital gains tax policy in a New York Times article on tax rates and loopholes, Warren Buffett and other billionaires. Burman’s quote is also cited in a Washington Post/Bloomberg Wonkbook blog posting.
Linchi Kwok, assistant professor in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, is quoted in a New York Times article on web retailers and the use of online reviews as sales tools.
A study on veterans and marital infidelity co-authored by Andrew S. London, department chair and professor of sociology in the Maxwell School, was featured on the PhysOrg.com website.
The Erie Times-News previewed an upcoming presentation on Social Security and Medicare by Eric Kingson, professor of social work in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics.
A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article on the role of popular culture in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks quotes Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Andrew W. Cohen, associate professor of history in the Maxwell School, is quoted an Utica Observer-Dispatch article on competing labor unions.
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