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: Monday, July 2
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Statistics from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) are cited in a Bloomberg article on U.S. Education Department collection efforts with defaulted student loans.
Syracuse.com reported on the 10 high school physics teachers from Upstate New York spending three weeks this summer at SU in a hands-on program learning about the latest results of experiments being conducted on CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva, Switzerland. Steven Blusk, associate professor of physics in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted on the summer QuarkNet Program, hosted by the SU Experimental Particle Physics Group in Arts and Sciences.
The Post-Standard reported on Chancellor Cantor’s interview on the new WHEN radio talk show by Saundra Smokes, along with Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney and Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, discussing their roles as female leaders.
The Central New York Business Journal noted the appointment of Carl J. Schramm as University Professor. Schramm comes to SU from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
David Driesen, University Professor in the College of Law, is quoted in a Wall Street Journal (subscription required) article about constitutional law and the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on the Affordable Care Act.
Roy Gutterman, associate professor of communications law and journalism and director of the Tully Center for Free Speech at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted on free speech in a McClatchy Newspapers article about the Supreme Court ruling in the case involving Xavier Alvarez, who falsely claimed he had received the Medal of Honor.
Thomas Keck, the Michael O. Sawyer chair of Constitutional Law and Politics and chair of the Department of Political Science at the Maxwell School, authored an assessment of the Supreme Court’s recent decision on the Affordable Care Act for a Guardian (U.K.) opinion panel.
Leonard Burman, the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs at the Maxwell School, authored a Forbes column on the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance mandate and a related post on Governor Bobby Jindal’s plans not to implement the act in Louisiana.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, commented for a Columbus, Ohio WTVN-AM radio report (listen to clip) on Ann Curry leaving NBC’s “Today” show and on the passing of Barry Becher, the creator of Ginsu knife infomercials. Thompson is also quoted on Becher in the New York Times. Additionally, Thompson is quoted in The Gazette (Montreal, Canada) on the post-Oprah wave of new daytime TV talk show set to launch in the fall with hosts Katie Couric, Steve Harvey, Ricki Lake, and Jeff Probst.
J.D. Ross, communications director in the School of Information Studies (iSchool), is quoted in a ReadWriteWeb story on keeping Facebook settings private but usable.
Evan Weissman, assistant professor of food studies in the Falk College, and a board member of Syracuse Grows, is quoted on access to community gardens and fresh produce in a CNY Central (watch clip) report about the closing of the Pond Street Wegmans.
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