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SU in the News: Friday, January 15, 2010

January 15, 2010


Syracuse University is mentioned in a Wall Street Journal (subscription required) profile of Joyce Carol Oates ‘60, H’00.

Information Week mentioned SU as being among four U.S. universities to not promote the use of the Kindle reader until it can be used by the visually impaired.

Syracuse University is mentioned in an opinion column in the Christian Science Monitor about news literacy and the teaching of journalism at colleges and universities.

WSYR-TV interviewed SU junior Manoucheka Philantrope, who is waiting to speak directly with her relatives in Haiti.

The Post-Standard reported that Chris Uyehara, culinary instructor in the College of Human Ecology, was one of two Central New Yorkers to win a gold medal for ice sculpting at the prestigious Harbin Ice Festival in China.

The Post-Standard reported on the University Neighborhood Partnership Committee’s new sidewalk snow removal pilot program for the neighborhood east of the SU campus. reported on SU’s “Otto v. The Flu” video to educate the campus community about the H1N1 virus.


David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, commented in a Voice of America segment about the use of civilian courts to try terrorism suspects.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in the Chicago Tribune on MTV’s “Jersey Shore.”


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