Earlier this year, at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York, Alpha North Esports and Entertainment hosted the “Battle of the Colleges” esports tournament. Syracuse University’s Rocket League team competed in the tournament and had reached the third-place match….
SU in the News: Wednesday, May 16
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
CBS News featured online the 2012 Syracuse University Commencement address delivered by College of Visual and Performing Arts alumnus Aaron Sorkin ’83. The Post-Standard highlighted the address in an article reporting that Sorkin will write the screenplay for a movie on the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs.
A research brief recently issued by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families was mentioned by Stars & Stripes, Digital Journal and Veterans Today: Military & Foreign Affairs Journal. The research, which cites that treating families of veterans with PTSD for psychological stress also increases treatment success rates for veterans, was originally published in Aggression and Violent Behavior (2004). It was conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the Department of Veterans Affairs Trauma Recovery Program. The IVMF issues veteran and military family-focused research briefs every Friday.
The Post-Standard and O’Dwyer’s PR News reported on Larry Kramer ’72, alumnus and adjunct professor of media management at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, being named president and publisher of USA Today.
The Central New York Business Journal reported on Whitman School of Management Dean Melvin Stith joining the board of directors at Aflac, Inc.
Rick Burton, Falk Professor of Sport Management, Falk College, was quoted in the LA Times recently on Time Warner’s efforts to become the dominant sports programmer in Los Angeles.
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