Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has awarded two Faculty Fellows grants for the 2023-2024 academic year. LaVerne Gray, assistant professor in the School of Information Studies, and Julia White, associate professor in the Department of Teaching and…
SU in the News: Monday, April 16
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A New York Post article on “vetrepreneur” programs and entrepreneurship as a viable career path for returning service members highlighted the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), founded in 2007 at the Whitman School of Management and operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF). Tina Kapral, director of education programs at IVMF, and U.S. Marine Brian Iglesias, a 2008 graduate of EBV-SU, are quoted. In related articles, the New York Post featured two business ventures led by EBV graduates: Jenna Bazdaric’s Tropical Smoothie Cafe and Iglesias’ Veterans Expeditionary Media. Also, the Central New York Business Journal reported on EBV receiving the second installment of a $250,000 grant from the New York Bar Foundation. The EBV is now offered through a national consortium of business and hospitality schools across the country.
The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported on Syracuse University architecture students working with Yates County’s Red Tail Ridge Winery to develop design concepts for possible expansion.
Syracuse.com previewed the on-campus announcement by U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer about his support to postpone an interest rate hike on federally-subsidized student loans that is scheduled for July.
The Reuters column on diverted state income taxes by David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, is mentioned in Friday’s Morning Money tip sheet posted by Politico. Johnston also appeared on the MSNBC “Up with Chris” show discussing the proposed Buffett Rule for taxes.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted a Christian Science Monitor story on the emotional impact of the “Caine’s Arcade” video, and is quoted on the appeal of the PBS Antiques Roadshow for an Atlanta Journal-Constitution story about “stuff” TV. Also, Thompson’s Ventura County Star quote about popularity of the Mad Men cable show is referenced in The Record (Kitchener, Canada), comparing Mad Men to Seinfeld without the laughs.
Leonard Burman, the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a UPI story about partisan debates over taxes for wealthy Americans.
Mike Haynie, executive director and founder of the IVMF and Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Whitman School commented in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on unemployment rates for this generation of veterans in comparison to veteran unemployment during the post-WW II troop draw down.
Alice Sterling Honig, professor emerita of child development, at the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, was quoted in a LiveScience.com article about controversial books and developmentally appropriate reading.
Milton Mueller, professor in the School of Information Studies (iSchool), authored an op-ed in the Internet infrastructure blog, CircleID, about developments from the recent Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) meeting held April 10.
Samuel Gorovitz, philosophy professor in The College of Arts and Sciences, authored an article, “The Long Trip Home: My 1927 Series 11B Touring Car,” in the spring 2012 edition of “Air Cooled News,” an official publication of the H.H. Franklin Club. The club is a nonprofit membership organization devoted to preservation and exploration of the H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company history and its effects on the history of the automobile.
Anita Zannin, adjunct faculty member in the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute at The College of Arts and Sciences, is featured in a YNN report about the institute working with high school students who are interested in forensics careers. Zannin is also director of a local forensic science firm.
David Rubin, professor and dean emeritus at the Newhouse School, authored a guest column in Saturday’s Post-Standard on health care issues and the positions supported by Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle and candidate Dan Maffei.
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