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SU in the News: Friday, January 20
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Christian Science Monitor, Chronicle of Higher Education , USA Today, Washington Post, Mashable, CNY & Binghamton Business Journals, Post-Standard, 9WSYR-TV, Poynter, YNN, and the Library Journal reported on the School of Information Studies (iSchool) darkening its website on Jan. 18 to protest SOPA, PIPA. In a WSTM-TV segment, iSchool assistant professor of practice Anthony Rotolo spoke about the details of the proposed legislation. And in a 9WSYR-TV segment, individuals from the SU community spoke about the effect of these online changes to their profession. Those interviewed were Jill Hurst-Wahl, assistant professor of practice at the iSchool; Newhouse student Katie Sciandro, a television-radio-film major; and Barbara Jones, professor of practice in the Newhouse School.
Edmonds Military Wire
features the Operation Endure & Grow program, an online training experience for National Guard and Reserve members and their families focused on the fundamentals of launching and/or growing a small business, offered by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The program was founded in 2010 at the Whitman School and is now operated by the IVMF.
Research by Ossama “Sam” Salem, Yabroudi Chair of Sustainable Civil Infrastructures at L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, and LCS research associate Baris Salman on wastewater and infrastructure, was featured in Water & Wastes Digest.
Stephen Meyer, associate professor of art & music histories in The College of Arts and Sciences, is mentioned in the Post-Standard for his introduction to Carl Orff, as part of the New York State ‘Carmina Burana’ Sing-along.
A 9WSYR “Bridge Street” segment featured director Diane R. Wiener to discuss SU’s Disability Cultural Center, which coordinates community-wide social, educational and cultural activities on disability issues for students, faculty, staff, and community members with and without disabilities.
The Post-Standard previewed the 27th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, “A Living Legacy: The Fierce Urgency of Now.”
The Post-Standard and 9WSYR reported on the ‘Dogs at Work’ U.S. postage stamps featuring paintings by College of Visual and Performing Arts Professor John Thompson. Thompson is a professor of illustration in the Department of Art.
The Post-Standard reported on status of the Syracuse Philharmonic Board.
Dessa Bergen-Cico, assistant professor of public health in the Falk College’s Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, was quoted in an ABC News story on the recent NIH/SAMHSA report that one in five Americans experienced some sort of mental illness in 2010.
David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, spoke with Radio France International and is quoted in Public Radio International News about the Boston Globe investigation that found ties between the CIA, Pentagon and accused war criminal Charles Taylor.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the SU College of Law, appeared on the Brad & Britt Show in Raleigh, N.C., and Pacific Radio network to discuss the shrinking IRS budget and Mitt Romney’s taxes. He also appeared on MSNBC’s “Ed Show” to discuss issues surrounding Romney’s tax filings. Additionally, Johnston authored a column that appeared in the Huffington Post on proposed cuts to the IRS budget.
Jeremy Blumenthal, associate professor at the College of Law, is quoted in a Medill news story on churches as polling places potentially influencing voting.
James Carroll, research associate professor in the Maxwell School, is quoted in the Post-Standard on Project HISTORY—Historians’ In-service, Standards, Technology Integration and Outside Resources Yearly. Carroll wrote the grant proposal in 2009 for a consortium of districts led by North Syracuse Central School District to examine new ways to teach history.
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