Greek life organizations have a long history of incorporating philanthropic work into their missions. That certainly was the case this March, when 13 sororities of the Panhellenic Council at Syracuse University banded together to raise more than $5,700 for people…
SU in the News: Monday, June 18
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Research by Mathew Maye, assistant professor of chemistry in The College of Arts and Sciences, and Rabeka Alam, chemistry doctoral student, on harnessing bioluminescence by using nanotechnology, is featured in Futurity, Science Daily, Phys.org, Smart Planet, Red Orbit, io9.com, Laser Focus World and Gizmodo.
A New York Times story on notable commencement speeches for 2012 includes excerpts from the Syracuse University Commencement address delivered by VPA alumnus Aaron Sorkin ’83.
The New York Daily News cites recent national veteran employment data analyzed by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families in its final story in the Hire Me! Veterans series highlighting the crisis of veteran employment.
A Washington Post column on the need for transparency in higher education costs and financial aid notes SU and nine other institutions have committed to promoting greater clarity in student financial aid packages and college costs. The piece republished in the Post-Standard “Moneywise” section is accompanied by a photo of a campus tour on the Kenneth A. Shaw Quadrangle.
Sean Kirst’s Post-Standard column on downtown Syracuse features a retrospective with Mark Robbins, dean of the School of Architecture, discussing renovation of The Warehouse during his tenure, and various public and private development activity following that restoration.
The cover story of the June 2012 issue of Syracuse Woman magazine interviews Quentin Hillsman, Syracuse University women’s basketball coach, and his wife Shandrist, whose Hillsman Foundation works with underserved youth in the greater Syracuse area.
YNN, CNY Central, the Post-Standard and WSYR-AM reported on the fundraising concert and lecture with the Shenandoah Trio and Mohawk journalist Doug George-Kanentiio, honoring Kateri Tekakwitha on Sunday, at Hendricks Chapel. The Chapel co-sponsored the event.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in a Des Moines Register article on Watergate and discusses Nik Wallenda’s tightrope crossing of Niagara Falls Friday night in a report on Detroit’s WJR-AM radio (listen to clip).
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, is quoted in a Media Matters for America report about investigative journalism and possible White House leaks.
Don Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Post-Standard article on unemployment benefits being cut being cut by 14 weeks in New York State.
David Rubin, professor and dean emeritus at the Newhouse School, authored a guest column in Saturday’s Post-Standard on the final phase of Carousel Center development.
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