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SU in the News: Thursday, October 22, 2009

October 22, 2009

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, commented in the Toronto Star and in the Chicago Tribune about hoaxes to gain media attention. He is also quoted in the Roanoke Times on media coverage of the disappearance of Morgan Harrington.

The New Jersey Star-Ledger mentioned SU’s planning for a new visitors center and museum in an article on Rutgers University’s new visitors center. reported on SU’s Hall of Languages going purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. reported on the expansion of the Zipcar car-sharing program at SU. reported on the Newhouse School announcement of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum, in honor of the SU alumnus and chairman and CEO of Eric Mower and Associates.

The Post-Standard reported on SU’s move to offer co-ed housing starting in fall of 2010.

The Post-Standard and News 10 Now covered yesterday’s groundbreaking ceremony in downtown Syracuse for the three houses that won the “From the Ground Up: Innovative Green Homes” international design competition sponsored by the Syracuse University School of Architecture, Home HeadQuarters, Inc., and the SyracuseCoE. Rich Cook, a member of the School of Architecture Board of Advisors, commented on green design and sustainability in a WSYR-AM report.

The Post-Standard briefly reported on a raffle for tickets to the Chris Botti concert presented by the Pulse Performing Arts Series.

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