When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
SU in the News: Friday, August 24
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
News coverage of SU’s Opening Week and Syracuse Welcome included the Post-Standard and 9WYSR. 9WSYR also featured a special piece on Tami Henry ‘88, who was moving her daughter, Taylor, into Ernie Davis Hall. Tami was best friends with Miriam Luby Wolfe, who died on Pan Am Flight 103.
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reported on industrial design students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts exploring ideas for the creative reuse of the former Oval Wood Dish factory.
The Post-Standard reported on the three individuals elected as new Syracuse University trustees.
Several Syracuse University affiliated cultural venues are noted in the Post-Standard feature on area cultural organizations partnering with the Everson Museum of Art for “The Other New York: 2012” exhibition of local artists. SUArt Galleries, The Warehouse Gallery, Community Folk Art Center, Light Work, XL Projects, Urban Video Project and Punto de Contacto/Point of Contact are included in the biennial exhibition also called “TONY: 2012.”
WRVO reported on Syracuse University students in Maxwell School and iSchool courses that will track social media use in political campaigns this fall.
Newhouse School magazine associate professor Jim Shahin wrote a post for Esquire Magazine on presidential candidates and their food choices as part of the campaign.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, appeared onMSNBC’s “Last Word” discussing Mitt Romney`s tax returns.
Michael Barkun, professor emeritus at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) article about the 20th anniversary of the Ruby Ridge standoff.
Chad McEvoy, professor in the Department of Sport Management in the Falk College, was quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on the impact of NCAA sanctions on athletic success for colleges and universities that have received them.
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