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SU in the News: Tuesday, January 5, 2010

January 05, 2010


Associated Press and San Jose Mercury News stories on rising federal prosecutions of immigration cases cite research from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).

“The Encyclopedia of New York State” published by SU Press is featured in a New York Times article on Peter Eisenstadt, the volume’s editor.

Brian Sheehan, associate professor of advertising in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, authored an Advertising Age column on Google’s recent marketing moves into consumer mobility.

A Politico report includes Eric Kingson, professor of social work in the College of Human Ecology, among experts who signed a letter to the Washington Post’s ombudsman calling for the paper to rescind its new publication partnership with The Fiscal Times.

SU graduate student Elizabeth Teager is featured in an Arizona Daily Star story on her documentary film about tuition costs at Arizona state universities.

“Woman in the Blue Dress,” by Lauren Unbekant, Syracuse Stage education director and College of Visual and Performing Arts instructor, is mentioned in a Post-Standard editorial on the Everson Museum of Art’s “Turner to Cezanne” exhibition.

The Post-Standard previewed a Red House Arts Center concert by Andrew Waggoner, associate professor of composition in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. VPA faculty members Timothy Davis-Reed and David Lowenstein auditioning prospective SU students in California were mentioned in the second item.


Jason Wiles, assistant professor of biology in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in an Egypt Today article on the Arabic translation of Charles Darwin’s writings.

Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in an Associated Press story on Teheran University professors denouncing violence against protesters.

Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a National Public Radio “Morning Edition” story on Sun City and other retirement communities.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in an Investor’s Business Daily article on Desi Arnaz and in a Boston Globe story on renewed use of TV advertising jingles.

Nina Kohn, associate professor in the College of Law, is quoted in The News-Times (Danbury, Conn.) story on financial and legal strategies in eldercare.

College of Law Dean Hannah R. Arterian is quoted in a Daily Record of Rochester article on law school rankings.


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