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, March 8
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The official White House blog and Opposing Views reported on the recent study by Syracuse University’s Institute for Veteran and Military Families, “The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran: Beyond the Cliches,” which draws from academic literature to suggest a robust, specific and compelling business case for hiring individuals with military background and experience.
The New York Times and the ABA Journal reported on a new tool developed by SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) that allows for federal judge-by-judge comparisons of sentencing records.
PR Week reported that Edelman PR has teamed up with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications for a diversity internship program, the Edelman-Newhouse “Entrepreneurial Immersion” Diversity Internship Award.
Portfolio.com reported on the progress of the startup, Brand Yourself, which was started by SU student entrepreneurs. Brand Yourself is an online reputation management platform.
A Post-Standard feature photo showed the transformation underway in the Carrier Dome for the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam on Saturday. The event was also previewed in the Weekend section.
Syracuse Stage’s production of “Red” was previewed in the Post-Standard.
Department of English faculty members Bruce Smith and Dana Spiotta were featured in a story about the finalists for the National Book Critics Circle awards.
Symmetry magazine quotes Sheldon Stone, professor of physics in The College of Arts and Sciences, about supersymmetry in an article on LHCb collaboration and the Standard Model, the current theory of particle physics. Symmetry is a joint publication of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, formerly the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.
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