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SU in the News: Tuesday, February 16, 2010

February 16, 2010


SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE

Rocky Ruggiero, assistant coordinator of the field studies program for Syracuse University Abroad in Florence, is profiled in the current issue of The Florentine (Florence, Italy).

John Palmer, University Professor and dean emeritus of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, is mentioned in a C-SPAN segment on the presentation of “Choosing the Nation’s Fiscal Future” findings from the Committee on the Fiscal Future of the United States seeking sustainable federal budget policies. Palmer co-chaired the committee with Rudolph Penner, former director of the Congressional Budget Office.

Statistical research from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is cited in an Inter Press Service News Agency article on the American Bar Association’s review of the U.S. deportation system.

Gustav Niebuhr, associate professor of religion and media in The College of Arts and Sciences and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is noted in the CHS Capitol Hill Seattle blog as a keynote speaker for the “Search for Meaning: Pacific Northwest Spirituality Book Festival” in Seattle.

The Post-Standard reported news anchor Katie Couric will emcee the fourth annual Mirror Awards luncheon ceremony in New York City, presented by the Newhouse School.

FACULTY QUOTES

David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, was interviewed for the syndicated Michael Smerconish Program about the Omar Khadr trial and prosecution of child soldiers.

Christopher Sedore, vice president for information technology and chief information officer at SU, is quoted in an online SearchDataCenter article about the merits of using direct current (DC) power in data centers.

Sandra Bargainnier, assistant professor of exercise science in the School of Education, commented for a Post-Standard story on overcoming the hurdle of hitting a plateau in a weight loss program.

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