Syracuse University Libraries is offering extended hours during finals week: Friday, Dec. 15, through Monday, Dec. 18: Bird Library will be open 24 hours a day and Carnegie Library will be open until 11 p.m. The Libraries is also offering…
SU in the News: Tuesday, December 20
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
NPR’s All Things Considered spoke with Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families and Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Whitman School of Management, about the unemployment picture for American veterans. Haynie says veterans from the post-9/11 generation have to overcome not only a tough economy but a special set of challenges, including physical and psychological traumas in war.
Marketwatch highlighted the news of a $4.2 million grant to Say Yes to Education from The Wallace Foundation.
Syracuse University is mentioned in a New York Times blog for its program that assists unmarried gay couples with the extra taxes incurred when partners are covered by health insurance. Yale and Columbia universities recently enacted similar programs.
Multichannel news reported on the establishment of the John M. Higgins Award as part of annual Mirror Awards competition presented by the Newhouse School.
YNN reported on the after-auction sale following the Seventh Annual Charity Sports Auction benefitting the new Upstate Cancer Center.
The Post-Standard previewed Wednesday’s ceremony to commemorate the 23nd anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 and remember those lost.
Reuters reported on a recent study by Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, on negative home-selling sentiment.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the SU College of Law, is cited in the Columbia Journalism Review’s “The Audit” for his recent column on a ruling in the New York Court of Appeals in favor of the state’s corporate welfare largesse.
Zachary Braiterman, associate professor of religion in The College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Post-Standard piece on the history and meaning of the festival of Hanukkah.
Amanda Nicholson, professor of retail practice in the Whitman School, spoke with 9WSYR about the holiday retail season and gift card scams.
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