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: Friday, March 16
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Data provided by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), on the projected number of veterans who will return to New York State over the next five years, was cited in a New York Daily News article on veteran unemployment, as part of the publication’s Hire Me! Veterans series.
A Design Observer profile in the March 15 issue of “Places” on UPSTATE: A Center for Design, Research and Real Estate, interviews Julia Czerniak, associate professor in the School of Architecture and director of UPSTATE, and Joe Sisko, assistant director. The feature about the Syracuse University urban design and research institute, housed within the School of Architecture, includes an extensive slideshow of urban and environmental design strategies for Connective Corridor and Near Westside areas. The article is also noted in the news section of the Archinect website.
Arlene Kanter, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence in the College of Law and director of the SU Disability Law and Policy (DLP) Program, spoke with Israeli Broadcast Authority news about the international conference at the Minerva Center for Human Rights at Hebrew University, ahead of expected Israeli ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. DLP is a co-sponsor of the Minerva Center conference, which addresses ramifications of the treaty and implementation within the country.
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, is quoted in a New York Times article about the Iranian Parliament publicly questioning President Ahmadinejad on his cabinet appointments, economic policies, and the country’s inflation.
The Washington Post quotes Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, on Rick Santorum rising as a top national conservative GOP voice.
James Schmeling, managing director of IVMF, recorded a podcast with Griffin-Hammis Associates about IVMF and its work in self-employment through the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (founded at the Whitman School of Management in 2007) and military family support projects. Griffin-Hammis Associates serve as faculty to the national EBV Consortium.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, authored a Reuters column on differing income allocations in economic rebounds following the Great Depression and the Great Recession, influenced by federal policies.
Philip Arnold, associate professor of religion in The College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Post-Standard op-ed on the Central New York history of the Haudenosaunee and indigenous values.
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