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SU in the News: Friday, August 21, 2009

August 21, 2009

Response to the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi mentioning Syracuse University included national and international coverage by ABC News, The Times (London), Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe and Washington Post. Local coverage included the Buffalo News, Utica Observer-Dispatch and Post-Standard.

William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, spoke about the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi with CBS radio in Los Angeles.

Research by SU's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) was cited in was cited in a Battle Creek Enquirer (Michigan) story on increasing the minimum wage.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, was quoted in an American Public Media Marketplace Morning Report story on Project Runway.

SU Chancellor Nancy Cantor and City of Syracuse Mayor Matthew Driscoll co-authored an op-ed for the Post-Standard on the design phase of the Connective Corridor. 

A feature provides video of SU Fine Arts Department Professor Emeritus David Tatham discussing "Winslow Homer's Empire State Houghton Farm and Beyond," now on exhibit at the SUArt Galleries. A photo of the exhibition's opening reception on Aug. 20 is also featured.

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