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SU in the News: Wednesday, October 14, 2009

October 14, 2009

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, was quoted in Canada’s Globe and Mail on Canadian off-shore accounts and tax-amnesty programs.

Leonard Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, was mentioned in a Roll Call column, and in the Wall Street Journal, on the tax issues of health care reform.

Sheldon Stone, professor of physics in The College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor in a story on the physicist working on the CERN’s Large Hadron Collider who is accused of collaborating with an Al Qaeda spinoff group.

The Syracuse University Library was mentioned in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s blog on Kindle e-book reader pilot programs at colleges and universities.

SU’s use of renewable energy sources on campus was mentioned in an Elmira Star-Gazette opinion piece on the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment and energy efficiency collaborations between higher education and business.

The School of Architecture “From the Ground Up: Innovative Green Homes” design competition for the single family house was mentioned in a News-Item (Shamokin, Pa.) article on a LEED seminar and environmentally friendly building practices.

In a preview of National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum induction ceremonies, the Madison County Courier reported Hugh Humphreys, adjunct professor in the College of Law, will serve on a panel discussing the film “Amistad.” Also, Milton C. Sernett, professor emeritus of history and African American studies in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, was featured for his upcoming second session in a series of Abolition Lyceum public lectures.

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