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, June 13
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Huffington Post reported on SU being among the most LGBT-friendly college campuses nationwide, according to a Campus Pride report.
The official White House blog cites the Institute for Veterans and Military Families’ recently released Guide to Leading Policies, Practices and Resources: Supporting the Employment of Veterans and Military Families. The guide details a series of practices and policies backed by research that can positively impact veteran employment. The White House calls it a “timely and an important resource for every company in America looking to recruit, employ and retain our nation’s veterans.”
Public Radio’s “Innovation Trail” highlighted the work being done by young entrepreneurs at Syracuse’s Student Sandbox startup incubator.
The Post-Standard previewed Friday’s Syracuse Stage gala with featured performance by jazz vocalist Jane Monheit at SU’s Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center, a benefit for Syracuse Stage.
Rick Burton, Falk Professor of Sport Management in the Falk College, is quoted in the Wall Street Journal on the upcoming London Summer Olympics and the usage of performance-enhancing drugs.
Syracuse Stage’s Kyle Bass, adjunct professor of drama in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, spoke on NPR’s “Tell Me More” program with Michel Martin about questions of race in American theater.
David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted on Voice of America’s “Straight Talk Africa” program. The special program was titled “Verdicts for African Leaders” and looked at the recent convictions and sentencing of former President of Liberia Charles Taylor.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, appeared on MSNBC’s “Last Word” to speak about Mitt Romney’s tax campaign. Johnston also appeared in a special MSNBC web extra, speaking about Romney’s character.
Jill Hurst-Wahl, assistant professor of practice in the iSchool, spoke with CNY Central on the enforcement of a proposed bill that aims to deter cyberbullying.
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