Ray Wimer, professor of retail practice in the Whitman School, was interviewed for the International Business Times piece “Can JC Penny Perform a Magic Act As It Emerges From Bankruptcy?” Wimer, an expert on the retail industry, says that the…
SU in the News: Wednesday, August 24
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Research on tunable nano-suspensions for light harvesting led by Radhakrishna Sureshkumar, professor and chair of biomedical and chemical engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), was featured in Nanowerk News and Science Daily. The research team exploring stable suspensions of metal nanoparticles also includes LCS graduate and undergraduate students. The Central New York Business Journal and AZO Optics also reported.
Playbill reported the “Ted Koppel/Frank Langella – One on One” session in 2009 at Syracuse Stage will air on Aug. 28 on WNET, as well as additional PBS stations throughout the fall.
D. Chase James Catalano, director of SU’s LGBT Resource Center, is quoted in Inside Higher Ed on a new report by the Center for American Progress on the financial aid reporting for children of same-sex couples.
California Watch cites information from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) in an article on federal prosecutions of health care fraud.
NPR member station WRVO explored the impact of the Syracuse University and SubCat Music Studios collaboration on the summer course “SUmmer @SubCat” at SubCat’s offices in Armory Square. Created by the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Setnor School of Music and the Burton Blatt Institute, the course gave Syracuse University 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 Syracuse New Times also did a feature on the collaboration.
The Post-Standard reported on the announcement of the 2011-12 Pulse Performing Arts Series, beginning Oct. 11 with humor writer David Sedaris.
Maxwell School Dean James Steinberg, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, is quoted in a National Journal article on President Obama’s leadership and recent events in Libya. Another National Journal piece on possible political bounce from Libya for Obama also quotes Steinberg.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, appeared on MSNBC‘s “Ed Show” discussing a GOP plan to raise taxes on the middle class.
A Forbes commentary by Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, on the Wall Street Journal response by Harvey Golub to Warren Buffett, posits steps that governmental agencies might take to better explain their successes.
A Religion News Service article on interfaith understanding after 9/11, reposted to the Huffington Post, quotes Gustav Niebuhr, associate professor of religion and media in The College of Arts and Sciences and S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, on attitudes toward Shariah law.
The Jerusalem Post reports that William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School, will be a panelist at the Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s 10th annual conference.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in a Reuters story on fall television programming revisiting classic shows.
An essay by Terry Turnipseed, associate professor in the College of Law, on the constitutionality of Obama’s use of an autopen to sign into law the extension of the Patriot Act in May, appears in the Constitutional Law Prof Blog and Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog.
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 Reuters, Wall Street Journal (subscription required) and Havana Journal articles about impacts of the Arab Spring and recent events in Libya on other authoritarian governments around the world.
An essay by Robert Enslin, communications manager in The College of Arts and Sciences, on SU alumnus Eric Meola ’68, photographer who created the Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” image, was featured in a Syracuse.com Sean Kirst blog post on suggestions for celebrating artists with ties to the city. The essay was also cited in Backstreets.com.
Joan Deppa, associate professor in the Newhouse School, is quoted in a Post-Standard editorial on effective disaster response in the age of technology connectedness.
William Smullen, director of the National Security Studies program in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a YNN report on changes in Libya.
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