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: Monday, February 20
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A PR Conversations blog post about public relations professionals and public diplomacy makes note of Syracuse University graduate dual degree programs in public relations and international relations conferred by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications along with the Maxwell School.
An Entrepreneur magazine article on military veterans and small business mentions the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), founded at the Whitman School of Management. EBV founder Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, is quoted.
Memories and history of the 15 Ward were featured on a 9WSYR’s “Bridge Street” segment (view clip) with interviews of Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American studies in The College of Arts and Sciences, and Bradley Hudson, exhibition facilitator in museum studies and adjunct faculty member in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
The Post-Standard reported on SU basketball players visiting Long Branch Elementary School to promote education.
The Toronto Star quotes Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard in an article about Canadian immigrant Saeed Malekpour’s imprisonment in Iran.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the SU College of Law, appeared on CNN‘s “Your Money” (second segment) discussing the concept of a pro-growth tax system.
Eric Kingson, professor in the School of Social Work in the Falk College, commented for NPR and Minnesota Public Radio reports on the payroll tax cut’s implications for Social Security. He is also quoted on the topic in the Los Angeles Times. Also, Kingson is quoted on welfare and coded racism in a Toronto Star article on food stamps and is quoted in a Dallas Morning News (subscription required) article on Social Security reform proposed by retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.
Leonard Burman, the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a New York Times story on the Buffett Rule guideline and President Obama’s 2013 budget proposal.
David Yaffe, assistant professor of English in The College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Village Voice review of the new Paul McCartney album.
An Associated Press story quotes School of Information Studies (iSchool) associate professor of practice Anthony Rotolo on the reaction to a viral video of a dad destroying his daughter’s laptop with a pistol.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in a Tampa Bay Times story about baby boom actors, TV scripts and young audiences.
Henry Lambright, professor of political science and public administration in the Maxwell School, is quoted in an Associated Press article on global warming skeptics developing curriculum materials for school children.
Thomas Dennison, professor of practice in public administration in the Maxwell School, commented on the 2012 outlook for the area’s health care institutions and industry in a Post-Standard forecast feature.
Milton Sernett, professor emeritus of African American studies and history in The College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Sunday Post-Standard article on Frederick Douglass and the Civil War.
Holly Greenberg, associate professor of printmaking in VPA’s Department of Art, is quoted in the Syracuse New Times review of the Tonja Torgerson “Sick at Home” exhibition at Craft Chemistry. Torgerson is a VPA graduate student.
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