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, September 1
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Andrew London, chair and professor of sociology/senior research associate in the Center for Policy Research in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, senior fellow of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, and founding and current co-director of SU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Studies Program, took part in this week’s WashingtonPost.com “The Mil Life,” ongoing chat series hosted each Wednesday for military families. London, whose recent study shows that extramarital sex and divorce is more common among veterans, chatted about what the study found, including how the research was conducted, details of the results and more.
Syracuse University’s collaborations with JPMorgan Chase, including the Global Enterprise Technology (GET) Program to better engage and prepare students for successful technology careers, are included in a Marketwatch article on JPMorgan Chase’s commitment to strengthening America’s STEM education programs.
Science Daily reported on the findings from researchers in The College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Physics that may lead to better understanding of the principles that govern materials responses ranging from failure of glasses to earthquakes and avalanches.
Eric Kingson, professor in the School of Social Work in the Falk College was interviewed on NPR‘s “Morning Edition” on Aug. 31, related to Social Security and young voters’ perceptions of it following comments made by Texas Governor Rick Perry. He also spoke about Social Security recently with Pacifica Radio WBAI 99.5 in New York City.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, was interviewed by Poynter’s Jim Romenesko about this summer’s popular culture topics in the news. He is also quoted in the New York Post on how filmmakers, writers and musicians have brought 9/11 into our popular culture.
The Globe and Mail quotes Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, about President Obama’s plans to unveil a major job-creation initiative.
David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted in the Jamestown Post-Journal on the conclusion of the fifth annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogues at Chautauqua Institution.
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