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: Wednesday, February 29
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
An NPR “All Things Considered” piece featured the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) as a means of giving veterans a new professional start. Mike Haynie, EBV founder and executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, spoke with NPR, in addition to EBV program graduates from the University of Connecticut and SU.
The Post-Standard reported on Douglas Biklen, dean of the School of Education, being named winner of the UNESCO/Amir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize to Promote Quality Education for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. Biklen will receive the prize, awarded every two years, today in a ceremony hosted by the Government of Kuwait.
Media Line 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 parliamentary elections on Friday.
Next Gov quotes Milton Mueller, professor in the iSchool, on ICANN’s (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) management of the domain-name system.
A Post-Standard opinion piece by Aaron Menenberg, graduate student in international relations at the Maxwell School, examines the reaction to the recent desecration of several copies of the Quran in Afghanistan.
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