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SU in the News: Wednesday, October 21, 2009

October 21, 2009

Patrick Penfield, assistant professor of supply chain practice at the Whitman School of Management, is featured in IndustryWeek for his insight on energy-efficient information technology hardware. Also mentioned is the Green Data Center under construction at SU, made possible through a partnership with IBM and New York State.

An exchange between SU's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) and the U.S. Department of Justice was reported in the Washington Independent.

A review of the new book, "Lit: A Memoir" (Harper, November 2009), by Mary Karr, Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of Literature in The College of Arts and Sciences, appeared in Commonweal. Karr was also mentioned in a Publishers Weekly article on the 2009 New England Independent Booksellers Association trade show.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, commented in The New York Times blog, "Room for Debate" on what makes a movie for kids scary.

Donald Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, commented on local gas prices in a WSYR-TV segment. reported on the ticket special for the upcoming Pulse performance by jazz musician Chris Botti.

WAER covered the University Lecture by John Hendricks presenting plans for the cable network's programming of "Curiosity: The Questions of Our Life" with input from Syracuse University faculty members, the School of Information Studies and the Maxwell School.

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