Earlier this year, at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York, Alpha North Esports and Entertainment hosted the “Battle of the Colleges” esports tournament. Syracuse University’s Rocket League team competed in the tournament and had reached the third-place match….
SU in the News: Tuesday, March 6
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A Korea Times op-ed by Jay Ambrose on media coverage for political campaigns references research by Charlotte Grimes, the Knight Chair in Political Reporting at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
A Fox Business Network ” Lou Dobbs Tonight” (watch clip) segment on deportation of illegal immigrants cites a report by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).
An article in Dig: Baton Rouge Uncovered, a weekly alternative magazine, on Louisiana State University’s recent Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), mentions Syracuse University and the national EBV consortium. The EBV is operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families and was founded at SU’s Whitman School of Management.
A paper co-authored by Peter Blanck, University Professor and Burton Blatt Institute chairman, is cited in a Tampa Bay Times article that fact checks remarks made by Rick Santorum. To dispute the accuracy of statements made by Santorum, the newspaper cites data from Blanck’s 2003 paper about benefits for veterans with disabilities.
Pete Sala, senior associate director of athletics and managing director of the Carrier Dome, appeared on 9WSYR’s ” Bridge Street” to discuss Carrier Dome preparations for the upcoming Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam.
Today’s Post-Standard column by Dick Case reflects on the life of recently deceased Benjamin P. Burtt Sr., professor emeritus in chemistry in The College of Arts and Sciences.
A Sunday Post-Standard “Books Notebook” included literary news on College of Arts and Sciences faculty members Bruce Smith, English professor, being named a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist for “Devotions” (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and Dana Spiotta, assistant professor of English, with “Stone Arabia” (Scribner, 2011) nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. The editorial collaboration of Kwame Dixon, assistant professor of African American studies in The College of Arts and Sciences, and John Burdick, professor of anthropology in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, on “Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America” (University Press of Florida, 2012) was also reported. The article also previewed the Christopher Boucher G’02 presentation on “How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive” at SU on Wednesday.
A Post-Standard special section on college choices includes a Say Yes to Education feature focused on College of Arts and Sciences student Daniel Coye.
The Post-Standard previewed the upcoming presentation at SU by author Cornel West.
Leonard Burman, the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs at the Maxwell School, is mentioned in a Bond Buyer (registration required) article on curbing tax expenditures for tax reform.
Don Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a CNY Central report on local governmental agencies borrowing from the state pension system to pay for pension costs.
The Record (Bergen County, N.J.) quotes Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, in a story about North Jersey businesses and municipalities refusing access to film crews for popular Jersey-themed reality shows TV.
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