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SU in the News: Friday, April 27
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The National Science Foundation’s Science 360 highlighted the Syracuse University research, published in Nature, that shows noticeable differences in the leaves of native and non-native plant species in the autumn. The research was completed by Jason Fridley, biologist in The College of Arts and Sciences.
Boston.com reported on the comments made by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Maxwell School on the importance of promoting universal human rights.
Counsel and Heal
reported on the memory study by Amy Criss, assistant professor of psychology in SU’s College of Arts and Sciences, that demonstrates how to minimize the effects of output interference as it relates to test takers being less accurate in their responses at the end of a test than in the beginning.
The Post-Standard reported on the Campbell Institute for Public Affairs’ debate “Religion is Hurting Our Politics,” held at the Everson Museum of Art.
The Post-Standard reported on the campus documentary screening of “We Were Quiet Once,” which looks at the community impact of United Airlines Flight 93 crashing in Shanksville, Pa. on Sept. 11, 2001. Laura Beachy, a senior in The College of Arts & Sciences, served as director and executive producer of the film.
The New York Times, LA Times, Associated Press, Voice of America, NPR, The Guardian (UK) and Huffington Post quote David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, on the news that Charles Taylor has been found guilty of war crimes. As former Prosecutor for the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Crane indicted Taylor, who is the former Liberian president.
YNN reported on the St. Lawrence County History Association lecture by Milton Sernett, professor emeritus of African American studies and history in The College of Arts and Sciences. Sernett discussed Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad in northern New York.
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