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: Friday, August 3
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Asian Age and Medical Daily reported on the recent findings by a team of researchers in The College of Arts and Sciences that found in the sperm competition of fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster), slower and/or longer sperm outcompete their faster rivals in egg fertilization. The team was led by Stefan Lüpold, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Biology.
CNN.com reported on the “Meatless Monday” campaign—a project of Syracuse University, Johns Hopkins University, and Columbia University—and its positive effect on global resources.
The Central New York Business Journal and Post-Standard reported on the Raymond von Dran IDEA Sandbox, an EDA University Center, as the No. 3 college business incubator in the country.
The Huffington Post reported on a recent study co-authored by Rick Burton, Falk Professor of Sport Management in the Falk College, that looks at the advertising and sponsorship potential of female athletes.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, appeared on MSNBC’s “Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s tax history. He also spoke on “The War Room with Jennifer Granholm” about the same topic. Johnston’s most recent Reuters column looks at the Free Trade Agreement between the U.S and South Korea.
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