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: Tuesday, November 6
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A Huffington Post blog by Martin Scaglione, president of Workforce Development at ACT, notes that the Institute for Veterans and Military Families is a partner in the Get Skills to Work coalition, sharing with employers best practices for engaging veteran talent.
A preview of the Syracuse University Veterans Day ceremony appeared in the Post-Standard.
The new album “Kin: Songs by Mary Karr and Rodney Crowell” and recent performances by Crowell of his and Karr’s songs were reviewed by the Austin Chronicle (Texas), Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas), the Boston Music Spotlight, the Republican (Springfield, Mass.), Herald News (Fall River, Mass.), WOUB (Athens, Ohio) and the Columbus Dispatch (Ohio). Karr, poet and memoirist, is the Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of Literature in The College of Arts and Sciences.
A Bloomberg report on disputes between Japan and China notes Maxwell School Dean James Steinberg was a member of the delegation that met with Chinese and Japanese officials and reported back to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
A Weekly Standard article on Dodd-Frank Act and on systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs) references a study co-authored by A. Joseph Warburton, associate professor of law and finance at the Syracuse University College of Law and the Whitman School of Management.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, was a guest on NPR’s On the Media to discuss his book “The Fine Print: How big companies use plain English to rob you blind.”
Peter Horovitz Chair of Journalism Innovation Dan Panacheco discusses digital journalism and the digital coverage of Hurricane Sandy on PBS’ Mediashift Idea Lab.
The Washington Post quotes Leonard Burman, the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs, about rising taxes and spending cuts.
WorkingKind blog references William Coplin’s new book: “10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College.” Coplin is director of the Public Affairs Program at the Maxwell School.