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SU in the News: Thursday, February 11, 2010

February 11, 2010


A Seattle Times column mentioned Gustav Niebuhr, associate professor of religion and media in The College of Arts and Sciences and the Newhouse School, in a preview of the “Search for Meaning: Pacific Northwest Spirituality Book Festival.”

Suzanne Thorin, University Librarian and dean of the Library, is mentioned in a New York Times blog debate on whether school libraries need books.

The James Luther Adams Paper Archive at SU’s Special Collections Research Center was mentioned in a Zanesville Times Recorder article on a local professor’s annotated bibliographies of the Unitarian theologian.

Christina Merchant, Professor of Practice in Public Administration in the Maxwell School, is mentioned in Government Executive and in WTOP radio (Washington, D.C.) for the report she co-authored on labor-management partnerships.

The Post-Standard reported on Eliot Spitzer’s return to politics and his upcoming appearance at the Maxwell School. Commenting in the article are Dennis Kinsey, director of public diplomacy at the Newhouse School; Grant Reeher and Mark Rupert, professors of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences; and Horace Campbell, professor of political science and African American studies at the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences.

The Syracuse New Times reviewed “Moonfixer: The Basketball Journey of Earl Lloyd,” published by SU Press.


David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted in a Washington Post article on prosecuting children for war crimes.

Bud Carey, associate professor of television, radio and film in the Newhouse School, commented on viewership for the Tony Awards in a Danbury News Times article.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the death of television news pioneer Frank N. Magid. He also commented in the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) on family-friendly television programming, and in the New York Times on the timing of this year’s Winter Olympics.


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