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: Tuesday, May 1
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Korea Herald reported on Maxwell School Dean James Steinberg attending the 2012 Asan Plenum in Seoul, South Korea. In an interview with the paper, Dean Steinberg spoke on international policy toward North Korea.
The Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute, is mentioned in a brief Tucker Patch (Tucker, Ga.) report about an area screening of the “Waiting for Superman” documentary on the American public education system.
Information from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is referenced in a New York Daily News story on Immigration and Customs Enforcement using prosecutorial discretion to close certain deportation cases.
Louisville.com noted the April 30 reading by Bruce Smith, English professor in The College of Arts and Sciences, for a Sarabande Books reading series in Louisville during National Poetry Month.
A Post-Standard story on the premiere of the “Crooked Arrow” lacrosse movie mentions a portion of ticket proceeds will benefit the SU Haudenosuanee Promise Scholarship Program.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, appeared on MSNBC‘s “Ed Show” to discuss the Paul Ryan tax plan. Also, a Reuters “Fast Forward” interview with Johnston discusses corporations paying for private investments with taxpayer dollars as a form of “corporate socialism.” That interview is referenced in a Naked Capitalism piece on the topic.
Alice Sterling Honig, professor emerita of child development at the Falk College, is quoted in a Boston Globe story on dealing with verbal hostility in children.
Mike Cahill, director of SU Career Services, is quoted in a CNY Central report on the job market for graduating college students.
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