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: Monday, March 19
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
C-SPAN reported on an American University forum on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) with a keynote address by Susan Long, co-director of the Syracuse University Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), Long has been named recipient of the 2012 Robert Vaughn FOIA Legend Award. Also, TRAC statistics are cited in a Washington Post article on disparities in federal sentencing. The article also mentions the new TRAC tool that allows for federal judge-by-judge comparisons of sentencing records.
Research by Jason Dedrick, associate professor at the School of Information Studies (iSchool), on capturing value in global networks, is mentioned in a Wall Street Journal blog post on the impact of iPhone sales on the U.S. trade deficit with China.
A Sunday Post-Standard “Books Notebook” item previewed the Spring 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series presentation on Wednesday at SU by Ben Marcus, author of “The Flame Alphabet” and visiting writer in The College of Arts and Sciences Creative Writing Program.
Syracuse.com noted the SU ArtsEngage performance by the Paul Taylor Dance Company in early March in a brief review of the New York City opening of the company’s dance season Tuesday. The review also noted Taylor pieces commissioned by SU.
Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families and Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Whitman School of Management, is quoted in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article about job-hunting and employment for veterans returning from deployment.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in an Advertising Age story on the inspiration of mass-marketing and American consumerism in popular culture and in a Religion News Service article about religious subjects in prime time television programming.
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