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 25
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Chancellor Nancy Cantor and her colleague, Harry C. Boyte, director of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship at Augsburg College and a Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, published an Op-Ed in the Huffington Post titled “We Are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For.”
Martha’s Vineyard Times cited statistics from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) in an article on the average time for cases pending in the Boston immigration court. The Huffington Post also reported on TRAC’s recent report on health care fraud.
9WSYR and YNN covered Syracuse Welcome 2011, SU’s student orientation program and welcome to new students.
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, was published in Slate.
A Forbes commentary by Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, addresses raising the Medicare retirement age and the Affordable Care Act.
WICU-TV (Erie, Pa.) reported on the presentation on Social Security and Medicare by Eric Kingson, professor of social work in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics.
The Korea Times quotes Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, on communications between the Korean government and the general public.
Anthony Rotolo, assistant professor of practice in the iSchool, is featured in a WPIX (New York City) web blog segment on the use of social media during Tuesday’s earthquake along the East Coast.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted by WCVB (Boston) about Sept. 11 anniversary television programming.
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