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SU in the News: Monday, October 26, 2009

October 26, 2009

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 Associated Press story on the passing of Ray Browne, a pioneer in the study of popular culture; in a San Diego Union-Tribune article on the practice of turning classic children’s books into edgy films that can be marketed to adult as well as family demographics; and in a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story on Halloween trends.

An Associated Press report includes Syracuse University in a consortium of researchers winning a U.S. Department of Energy grant to study development of wind energy.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts faculty show in the XL Project gallery was reviewed in Sunday’s Post-Standard “Stars” Magazine.

Thomas Wolfe, senior vice president and dean of student affairs, spoke with WSYR-AM about SU’s move to offer co-ed residential options for students.

Al Sauer, director of SU’s Parking and Transit Services, spoke about the expansion of SU’s Zipcar car-sharing program with WSYR-AM.

A letter by Christopher Weiss, counselor in the Office of Supportive Services, defending the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) from state budget cuts, appeared in the Post-Standard.

Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, co-authored an opinion piece in the Sunday Post-Standard on the Citizens’ Agenda for Downtown Syracuse.

Harvey Kaiser, former SU senior administrator, was quoted in a Post-Standard story on the Adirondack castle built by Ed Leary.

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