Dear Students and Families: Congratulations—we crossed the threshold of the midway point of the fall semester earlier this week! I hope you’ll take time this weekend to recharge your batteries, connect with friends and burn off some stress. The activities…
SU in the News: Tuesday, February 7
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Syracuse University College of Law student Robert Borrelle published an opinion piece in Jurist on the need for greater awareness of disability culture in the legal system. In addition to studying law, Borrelle is pursuing a master’s degree in cultural foundations of education at the School of Education.
A Live Science report on evolution of female diving beetles as it relates to reproduction quotes Scott Pitnick, professor of biology in The College of Arts and Sciences.MSNBC and Science Daily also reported on the diving beetle research, co-authored by Kari Segraves, Arts and Sciences associate professor, Pitnick and others.
The Oklahoman reported on a grant to SU from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation to research data on denied Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, compiled at the administrative level as the denials occur, identifying agencies not fulfilling FOIA requirements.
Syracuse.com previewed tonight’s talk by Lindsay Adler ’08 in Watson Theater as part of SU’s Alumni Speaker Series.
YNN captured SU students on the Kenneth A. Shaw Quad taking advantage of yesterday’s unseasonably warm temperatures.
Post-Standard Neighbors and the Skaneateles Press reported on College of Visual and Performing Arts Professor John Thompson receiving a New York State citation for excellence for his efforts on the “Dogs at Work” U.S. postage stamps he illustrated.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, was interviewed by CBS Boston about top Super Bowl advertising for 2012. Also WCBS (listen to clip) in New York City ran a segment featuring his comments on Super Bowl commercials.
In a YNN report in the capital region, Don Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, is quoted on gas prices nearing the $4 mark.
Alyssa Henry, School of Information Studies (iSchool) graduate assistant and other iSchool students are quoted in a 9WSYR report on Facebook Addiction Disorder.
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