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, September 12
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A water-pipe repair technique developed at Syracuse University is noted in an Associated Press article about the attempt to repair the Delaware Aqueduct, which carries water to New York City.
Media coverage of the upcoming campus visit by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the “Common Ground for Peace” events Oct. 8 and 9 includes reports by the Associated Press, WINS-AM radio (New York City), WHAM News (Rochester, N.Y.), Utica Observer-Dispatch, Syracuse.com and local television and radio stations.
A Huffington Post article, “Disabled and Disenfranchised,” cites a study co-authored by the Burton Blatt Institute’s Meera Adya. The study finds people with disabilities remain largely sidelined in American politics and the size of the disability population means it is an important voting bloc and potential swing group.
Statistics from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) are cited in two Las Vegas Review-Journal articles about illegal immigrant re-entry to the country, and the tough sentencing standards of Senior U.S. District Judge Roger Hunt.
University Professor Carl Schramm was interviewed by Innovation Trail on government’s role in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.
The New York Times reported on the passing of Gabriel Vahanian, SU professor emeritus and world-renowned theologian.
Chilukuri Mohan, electrical engineering and computer science professor in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, is included in a Portal Front listing of leading educators in computer science.
A Newsweek article authored by David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, adapted from his forthcoming book, “The Fine Print,” discusses aging infrastructure in the United States. Also Johnston authored a Reuters article and infographic on the 35 percent income tax rate.
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 USA Today story on candidate surrogates in political campaigning and in a WBEN radio (Buffalo, N.Y.) report on 9/11 remembrances.
A Gannett News article about teachers less willing to mentor interns because of newly-mandated teacher performance evaluations quotes George Theoharis, School of Education associate professor and associate dean for urban education partnerships.
William Smullen, director of the National Security Studies program in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a 9WSYR report on changes in security protocols following 9/11.
David Driesen, University Professor in the College of Law, authored a Post-Standard op-ed on politicians and stewardship of the environment.
Thomas Dennison, professor of practice in public administration in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Post-Standard story about medical device manufacturers, including Welch Allyn, who are affected by a new tax starting in January.