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, August 22
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Earth Magazine, Gizmodo and Red Orbit reported on the Syracuse University Lava Project—a mix of science, art and education to investigate the physical properties, aesthetics and educational opportunities of creating basaltic lava flows in a controlled, outdoor laboratory environment. The project is organized by the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Sculpture Program, in collaboration with the Department of Earth Sciences in The College of Arts and Sciences.
The Post-Standard reported on the students at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications who volunteered to produce a video about West Nile virus awareness.
Campus Technology quotes William Ward, professor of practice in the Newhouse School, on digital literacy and social media being an inseparable and powerful combination.
Eric Kingson, professor in the School of Social Work in the Falk College, is quoted in The Fiscal Timeson one possible solution to cover the Social Security shortfall using the payroll tax. He also spoke with Fox Business News about this strategy.
Rick Burton, the David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management, authored the fourth of four columns on the architects of the Olympics for the Sports Business Journal.
Dessa Bergen-Cico, assistant professor of public health in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics’ Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, authored an op-ed for thePost-Standardon the recent comments by Missouri Congressman and senatorial candidate Todd Akin, and the need for an educated populace.
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