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: Thursday, February 16
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A Huffington Post column, “Universities and Cities: Place-Based Anchors of City Development and Individual Accomplishment,” quotes Chancellor Nancy Cantor on cities and universities being inextricably tied.
The Post-Standard profiled Syracuse University Ambulance and its members’ balance between academics and life-saving duties.
SU’s a cappella groups Orange Appeal and The Mandarins are highlighted in Syracuse.com for their participation in a benefit event for the Oxford Street Inn.
Kevin Noble Maillard, associate professor in the College of Law, authored a column for MSNBC’s The Grio on legal and social views on interracial marriage, and was a guest on WHYY, Philadelphia’s NPR station, on the same topic.
NDTV 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 nuclear standoff.
The NY Daily News quotes Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, on the continued run of “The Simpsons.” He also spoke with the Post-Standard on the contract impasse between Time Warner and MSG.
Thomas Dennison, professor of practice in public administration in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Post-Standard video on the local economic landscape and what is ahead.
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