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SU in the News: Thursday, August 13, 2009

August 13, 2009

SU was mentioned in several news reports, including the New York Times and BBC News, about the possible compassionate release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, who is serving a life sentence in Scotland.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School of Public Communications, commented in a Reuters news story on television characters portraying roles that reflect current economic and social trends.

William D. Duncombe, professor of public administration in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was mentioned in the online publication Finchannel for his financial auditing work with charter schools in Georgia.

Gary Pieples, visiting assistant professor and clinic director of the Securities Arbitration and Consumer Clinic in the College of Law, was quoted in the Post-Standard on recent mortgage fraud cases in Central New York.

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