Dear Students and Families: Congratulations—we crossed the threshold of the midway point of the fall semester earlier this week! I hope you’ll take time this weekend to recharge your batteries, connect with friends and burn off some stress. The activities…
SU in the News: Monday, April 9
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Art Daily reported the Archives of American Art contributed more than 1,350 digital images to the Marcel Breuer Digital Archive at the Syracuse University Library, a collaborative effort headed by the Library to digitize drawings and other materials related to the early career of Breuer, an influential 20th century architect and furniture designer. Partner institutions in the Breuer project include the Bauhaus-Archiv, Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Harvard University, the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, the University of East Anglia and the Vitra Design Museum.
Syracuse.com noted William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will visit the SU campus Thursday to speak with students and faculty at the Maxwell School, discussing regional and national economic conditions.
Jeffrey Stonecash, professor of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in a New York Times article on Mitt Romney’s campaign and the upcoming New York primary.
A New York Times story on the New Balance advertising campaign for its 990 running shoe, made in the United States, quotes Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in a report on CBS Radio in New York City (listen to clip) about the passing of journalist Mike Wallace. Thompson is also quoted on the struggles of the Oprah Winfrey Network on cable television for a Calgary Herald (Canada) story about Winfrey’s new slate of shows; and in a CNN special report about comedian Andy Kaufman in his professional wrestler role.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, appeared on “The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann” (second item) discussing the Hostess Brands bankruptcy and the company’s executive compensation. Johnston also authored a Reuters column about ending tax fraud, which cites statistics from the SU Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) and was republished in the Huffington Post.
A U.S. News & World Report article about shrinking funding for the Long Term Ecological Research sites around the United States and Antarctica quotes Charles T. Driscoll, University Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, whose research is also referenced in a Science Daily report on the topic.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review stories about Republican criticism of President Obama’s comments on health care and the Supreme Court quote Thomas Keck, the Michael O. Sawyer chair of Constitutional Law and Politics and chair of the Department of Political Science at the Maxwell School.
William Smullen, director of the National Security Studies program in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a YNN report about the 20th anniversary of the war in Bosnia.
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