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SU in the News: Tuesday, August 30
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
USA Today and Politico articles on federal enforcement efforts on health care fraud prosecutions cite statistics from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) and quotes David Burnham, co-director of TRAC. Also, an Atlanta Journal Constitution story on possible dismissal of court cases against suspected illegal immigrants facing deportation in Georgia, and an Omaha World-Herald article on suspending deportation proceedings against illegal immigrants determined to pose no threat to public safety cited TRAC statistics. Additionally, a Dallas Morning News (subscription required) story on illegal re-entry, and a Charlotte Observer article on criminal law and immigration law also referenced TRAC statistics.
An NPR Talk of the Nation segment discussing the state of al-Qaeda worldwide referenced a New America Foundation study of domestic jihadist terrorist cases, conducted with the Maxwell School.
A Broadway World article on performances of The Tramaine Experience references the Araca Project, a new initiative of the Department of Drama in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the Araca Group, one of New York City’s leading entertainment production and merchandising companies. The Araca Project gives selected theater artists an opportunity to take on the full artistic and fiscal responsibilities of producing their work off-Broadway.
The “Ted Koppel/Frank Langella – One on One” session taped at Syracuse Stage in 2009 appeared on WNET Sunday evening, as noted in the PBS station’s program guide.
A Sunday Post-Standard article features the Gifford Street Community Press book “Home: Journeys to the Westside” in which SU students edited and compiled writing and poetry by neighborhood residents. Steve Parks, associate professor of writing and rhetoric in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in the article.
WAER reported on Friday’s Chancellor’s Convocation for New Students in the Carrier Dome. The annual convocation is a welcome to students and families new to the Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF communities.
The Post-Standard briefly previewed the College of Law “You are Creation: Culture Creates Power and Strength” event.
Sunday’s Post-Standard briefly previewed a presentation at the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum in Peterboro by Carol Faulkner, associate professor of history in The College of Arts and Sciences, on Lucretia Mott and women’s history.
Reuters quotes Aviva Abramovsky, associate dean for special projects and associate professor of law in the College of Law, in a story on Hurricane Irene damage and insurance claims.
An article in the Orange County Reporter (Santa Ana, Calif.) on home buyers and lifestyle factors cites a study on rates of home ownership conducted by Stuart Rosenthal, Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar in the Maxwell School, and UCLA professor Stuart Gabriel.
A guest blogger piece by Kelly Lux, community and relationship manager for the School of Information Studies (iSchool), offering advice for good digital image management and networking for new college campus residents, appeared in the Washington Post online.
William J. Ward, professor of practice in social media in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in an American Medical News article about public comments on pharmaceutical company Facebook pages, relative to FDA guidance on drug companies handling of social media comments about individual drugs.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in a New York Post story about Rosie O’Donnell on Oprah Winfrey’s cable programming, and in a Monsters and Critics article on American pop culture post-9/11. Also, Thompson is quoted in an Edmonton Journal (Alberta, Canada) article on political and cultural change in Canada in the early 1970s.
Maxwell School graduate student Daniel R. DePetris authored an op-ed in the CNN blog “Global Public Square” about the growing terrorist threat in Nigeria.
Patrick Jones, director of the Setnor School of Music in VPA, was interviewed on Sunday’s CNY Central Weekend Today show. He discussed the Setnor School’s upcoming schedule as well as the Syracuse Philharmonic.
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