First-year students and transfer students in their first year who have already achieved academic success at the University were honored at the Success Scholars reception Feb. 23. The Success Scholars program recognizes new students who earned a GPA of 3.75…
SU in the News: Friday, March 23
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Data from the Syracuse University Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is referenced in a Tulsa World (Okla.) article about state trends in deportations for cases of illegal immigration.
Syracuse.com previewed the March 26 Toner Symposium at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, with journalist Jane Mayer, recipient of this year’s Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting. Mayer and journalists Kristin Carlson, Lynette Clemetson and Peggy Simpson will participate in “Keeping a Place in the News: Journalism & Women 2012,” a discussion panel on reporting in the digital age, at the symposium.
A College of Visual and Performing Arts course taught by professors Bill Padgett and Rod Martinez, Design Project Management, working with development of the Onondaga Creekwalk in the City of Syracuse, is noted in an Eagle Newspapers story on the urban recreational trail.
Peter Wilcoxen, associate professor of economics and public administration at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Public Radio International report on hydroelectric plans for the Churchill River in Labrador, Canada.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted on the entertainment value of programs on the Oprah Winfrey Network in an Associated Press story about management changes at OWN and the dynamics of Oprah Winfrey’s corporate partnership with Discovery Communications. Thompson is also quoted on dystopia and teens in a Kansas City Star article on the “Hunger Games” movie and book series.
Mediabistro‘s Fishbowl LA reported on an investigative journalism lecture that David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the SU College of Law, presented at the University of South Carolina School of Law on the Columbia campus.
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