Greek life organizations have a long history of incorporating philanthropic work into their missions. That certainly was the case this March, when 13 sororities of the Panhellenic Council at Syracuse University banded together to raise more than $5,700 for people…
SU in the News: Wednesday, November 23
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
An Irish Times report on a conference on genetic discrimination notes the call by Meera Adya, Burton Blatt Institute director of research, for privacy in the European Union regarding personal genetic testing. The Galway conference is co-sponsored by BBI.
An op-ed in the Washington Times on cultivating the American spirit features the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) and a White House blog post on young veterans transitioning back to civilian life also makes note of EBV programs. Also, a Post-Standard opinion piece on veterans’ issues by Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle highlights the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University and its research and innovative programs for veterans and their families.
Coverage of research led by Robert Doyle, associate professor of chemistry in The College of Arts and Sciences, on using chewing gum as an effective oral delivery for the appetite-suppressing hormone, human PPY, includes reports by WMAQ (Chicago) NBC News (watch clip), the New York Daily News, Science Daily, Health Daily Digest, e! Science News, News-Medical.net, Red Orbit, the Hindustan Times, the Health Habits blog and the nutrition news website, Nutrition Horizon.
SU School of Information Study (iSchool) participation in the MLB.com Challenge was covered by the ReadWriteWeb.com technology news blog.
The Buffalo News reported on the potential for implementing Say Yes to Education programs in the Buffalo school district.
Rochester’s WHAM-TV (watch clip) interviewed Stephanie Woodward, a second-year law student in the College of Law, for a report on the 21st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported on discussions at the eighth annual Haudenosaunee Conference, relative to federal court decisions on Native American land claims in Upstate New York. The conference is hosted by the Center for Indigenous Law, Governance and Citizenship at the College of Law.
The Nov./Dec. issue of Syracuse Woman Magazine highlights Gretchen Darrow-Crotty, costumer for Syracuse Stage and part-time instructor in drama and theater design and technology at the College of Visual and Performing Arts (pg. 16); features Jill Ouikahilo, communications director for the Division of Student Affairs, who volunteers at Wacheva Cultural Arts teaching African dance and drumming (pg. 49); and includes a photo of iSchool Dean Elizabeth Liddy among Circle of Red women leaders in Central New York who support the local chapter of the American Heart Association (pg. 56).
The Community Folk Art Center exhibition, “African Diasporan Treasures: 40 Years of Community Folk Art Center,” was reviewed by the Syracuse New Times.
Syracuse.com reported on high school students participating in the iSchool’s IT Girl Retreat on campus recently, highlighting technology programs and career opportunities.
A conversation planned by SU’s Center for Live Music in the 21st Century to discuss programming for the Syracuse Philharmonic was reported in the Post-Standard.
Harriet Brown, assistant professor of magazine journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, authored a New York Times Health article on thyroid hormones and psychiatric symptoms.
Horace Campbell, professor of African American Studies and political science in The College of Arts and Sciences, commented for a Sierra Express Media report on the fifth annual African Diplomatic Forum at Columbia University. Campbell also authored an All Africa.com op-ed on genocide in Africa and Nanking, China.
Janis McDonald, College of Law professor and co-director of the Cold Case Justice Initiative, is quoted in a Lawrence Journal World (Kan.) article on the use of DNA evidence in solving cold cases.
Eric Kingson, professor in the Falk College’s School of Social Work, is quoted about not raising the age for full Social Security benefits in a Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, Fla.) story on retirees and the recession.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on veteran television stars aging into different roles and in the New York Times on use of pepper spray. Also, Thompson commented for a 9WSYR report on offensive language and community standards.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, authored a Reuters column on the concept of viewing derivatives and credit swap defaults as unenforceable gambling debts.
Anthony Rotolo, assistant professor of practice in the iSchool, is quoted in an Eagle News report on local police departments using social media and in a YNN report about online dating. Alyssa Henry, an iSchool graduate student, is also quoted in the YNN segment.
Kelly Lux, community and relationship manager for the iSchool, commented for a CNY Central (watch clip) segment on using technology to price compare ahead of Black Friday shopping.
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