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SU in the News: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

December 16, 2009


The work that the Syracuse Center of Excellence is doing, along with SU’s School of Architecture and Home HeadQuarters to sustainably revitalize areas such as the Near West Side in Syracuse, was featured in the New York Times. Ed Bogucz, executive director of the SyracuseCoE is quoted.

Research from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is mentioned in a USA Today article on federal prosecutions for financial fraud.

Jerome Witkin, professor of painting in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, was featured in the Nov/Dec. issue of The Good Life, Central New York Magazine for his narrative paintings and style.

Sean Kirst’s Post-Standard column focused on Mirza Tihic, program manager at the Whitman School’s South Side Innovation Center, for his work with local immigrants and refugees.

SU student Nate Stein is featured in a music blog for the release of his new album.


Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in about the toxicity of Twitter for celebrities.

Two letters in the opinion page of today’s Post-Standard address the science behind hydrofracking for methane gas. One letter was written by SU’s Don Siegel, professor of earth sciences, and the other by Bryce Hand, emeritus professor of geology.


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