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SU in the News: Thursday, September 8, 2011
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Syracuse Stage Graphic Designer Jonathan Hudak was featured in The New York Times on Sunday for his design of the poster art for “Red” at Syracuse Stage. The Times article features posters from six regional theatres around the country, all of which are producing the play “Red” in the upcoming season.
The Arizona Daily Star cited information from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) in an article on immigration arrests. TRAC data is also included in a Carroll County Times article on health care fraud.
The Araca Project, a new initiative between the Department of Drama in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the Araca Group that fosters emerging theater artists’ entrepreneurial spirit, was featured in Broadway World, Stage Directions, and Playbill.com.
“Game On!,” the exhibition that explores the genre of board games by second-year industrial and interaction design students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Design, was featured on Purple Pawn.com.
The Post-Standard reported on the $100,000 gift from Robert ’66 and Carol ’70 Tannenhauser to the Burton Blatt Institute for programs in outreach and entrepreneurship activities for people with disabilities.
The Post-Standard featured “Drawn to Paint: The Art of Jerome Witkin,” which runs through Oct. 23 at SUArt Galleries, and through Oct. 16 at XL Projects.
The Post-Standard previewed the Setnor School of Music’s Sept. 9 discussion “Preparing Students for the Changing Role of Orchestral Musicians in the 21st Century” with Daniel Hege and Patrick Jones.
Sam Van Aken, associate professor of sculpture in the Department of Art, and his installation “A Tree of 40 Fruit” in conjunction with SU’s 9/11 remembrance events, was covered by the Post-Standard.
A Post-Standard video story featured the “Bowl-a-thon” where SU students, alumni, teachers and others made ceramic bowls for the “Empty Bowls” event on Sept. 30, a benefit for the Interreligious Food Consortium. The bowl-a-thon ran for 24 hours from Saturday Sept. 3 to Sunday Sept. 4.
The Post-Standard reported on the fall schedule of University Community Harvest Farmers’ Market Series, beginning this Friday at 11 a.m.
The Post-Standard looked back on the emotion-filled Carrier Dome during SU’s first football game after Sept. 11, 2001.
Lawrence Tavlarides, professor of chemical engineering and materials science at the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, spoke with the Albany NPR radio program “Capitol Press Room” about his $1 million federal grant to research safe, secure and sustainable nuclear fuel recycling.
Maxwell School Dean James Steinberg, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, is quoted in the Wall Street Journal on United States-Islamic foreign relations in the past decade.
Ines Mergel, assistant professor of public administration at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Federal Times article about the use of Wikis and other online tools within federal agencies.
Michael Barkun, professor emeritus at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Jewish Telegraphic Agency article on anti-Semitic conspiracy theories around 9/11.
Aviva Abramovsky, associate dean for special projects and associate professor of law in the College of Law, is quoted in a Newsday story on New York state assisting with filing of Hurricane Irene insurance claims, and in Reuters on claim denials.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, spoke with WTOP-AM (Washington, D.C.) to discuss the news that Eddie Murphy will host the Oscars this year.
David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, spoke with BBC World News live in London on the plan by Prime Minister Cameron to cut tax rates on high earners to encourage job creation and President Obama’s upcoming jobs speech.
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