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: Friday, January 27
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Information on the number of retiring U.S. veterans, provided by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, is included in a Bloomberg/Businessweek article on veterans going to business school.
The Newhouse School’s Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship is mentioned PBS’s MediaShift.
Robbi Farschman, director of the Connective Corridor, spoke with WSYR radio about the installation of the new welcome sign in Armory Square and its design that promotes the Connective Corridor. The Post-Standard also reported on the new sign.
9WSYR’s Bridge Street (view clip) featured the SU chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SU-SIFE). Led by faculty adviser Amanda Nicholson, professor of retail practice at Whitman, the SU-SIFE group is composed of more than 80 undergraduate students who use their knowledge to improve the economic, environmental and social sustainability of people in need. Nicholson appeared on Thursday’s “Bridge Street” with SU-SIFE President-elect Camellia Loojune, an accounting major in the Whitman School.
Syracuse.com previewed the performance by the Syracuse Youth Orchestra and Youth String Orchestra on Sunday at Fayetteville-Manlius High School. Both orchestras are part of the Community Music Division of VPA’s Setnor School of Music.
Agence France-Presse quotes David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the SU College of Law, on tax rates and attaining the American Dream. Johnston also spoke with WHAM-TV in Rochester about the new Xerox call center planned for the area.
The Toronto Star quotes Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, on Costa Concordia cruise disaster satire. He also spoke with amNY about television production in New York City.
Eurasia Review published an op-ed by Horace Campbell, professor of African American Studies and political science in The College of Arts and Sciences, on the impact of a currency exchange between China and Japan.
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