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SU in the News: Monday, May 7
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A May 4 Billboard.biz story featured the Bandier Program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts honoring Jon Cohen ’90, co-CEO of Cornerstone Promotion in a recent New York City event. Photos of the event included a number of notable Syracuse University alumni along with Bandier Program graduates.
Associated Press and Atlanta Journal-Constitution stories on deportation cases where immigrants remain in the United States reference data compiled by SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).
Articles in the Topeka Capital-Journal (Kansas),Library Journal, and Post-Standard report on Barbara Stripling, assistant professor of practice in the School of Information Studies (iSchool), being elected American Library Association president for the organization’s 2013-14 term.
Syracuse.com reported on School of Architecture Dean Mark Robbins being named executive director of the International Center of Photography.
Neal Powless, assistant director of the Native Student Program in the Office of Multicultural Affairs at SU, is featured in a Monday Post-Standard story about the making of the “Crooked Arrow” lacrosse movie. Powless served as cultural advisor and co-producer on the film. The story also notes SU support for the film.
The Post-Standard reported on Friday’s groundbreaking for the South Side Food Cooperative, supported by the Southside Community Coalition and SU’s South Side Initiative Office. The planned community-owned grocery store is also mentioned in a Sunday Post-Standard column on Empire Zone projects and businesses.
A Monday Post-Standard editorial on nonprofit voluntarism in urban settings noted the service agreement between SU and the City of Syracuse.
Syracuse.com highlighted the May 12 Newhouse School convocation address by Danny Zuker, co-executive producer for ABC-TV’s “Modern Family.”
Kevin Noble Maillard, associate professor in the College of Law, authored a New York Times commentary on Native American ancestry and Massachusetts Democratic senate candidate Elizabeth Warren.
A Newsday (registration required) story on Gov. Cuomo and New York state education administrators quotes Jeffrey Stonecash, professor of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences.
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch article about the launch of a new online journal by the Danforth Center on Religion & Politics at Washington University in St. Louis quotes Gustav Niebuhr, associate professor of religion and media in The College of Arts and Sciences and S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. The article notes Niebuhr is also a member of the journal’s editorial advisory board.
Aviva Abramovsky, associate dean for special projects and associate professor of law in the College of Law, is quoted in a Rochester Daily Record (registration required) story about new regulations proposed for no-fault automobile insurance claims, designed to reduce fraud.
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