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SU in the News: Wednesday, February 24, 2010

February 24, 2010


Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor and Ann Clarke, dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, are mentioned in a Post-Standard article on the Syracuse Opera multimedia presentation of “The Flying Dutchman,” authored by Kristen Rajczak, a Goldring Arts Journalism fellow in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Adam Brown, VPA instructor and producer of the Urban Video Project, and VPA student Nicholas Matarese are quoted in the article.

The history of conscientious objectors written by Steven Taylor, Centennial Professor of Disability Studies in the School of Education, is mentioned in an NPR story on the death of Charlie Lord, a World War II conscientious objector who photographed patients in the hospital where he served, bringing to light conditions suffered by patients in state mental hospitals.

An Associated Press story on Olympics women’s hockey highlights SU junior Stefanie Marty’s role in the Swiss team’s win.


An op-ed about political contradictions in Iranian government authored by 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, appears in Khaleej Times Online .

Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management in the College of Human Ecology, is quoted in a Golf Week analysis of the apology by Tiger Woods.

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times editorial column on post-recession income and wealth disparities.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in McClatchy-Tribune story on the enduring popularity of Betty White and in a Canadian Press story about mashups and Internet remixes of Tiger Woods’ apology.

Mary Karr, Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of Literature in The College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Standard Times (San Angelo, Texas) article about a recent Angelo State University writers conference.

Joan Deppa, associate professor in the Newhouse School, is quoted in a Kansas City infoZine article on media coverage of natural disasters, their causes and relief efforts.

Richard Schnee, assistant professor of physics in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in a CNY Link story on SU’s participation with the international team of research scientists looking for dark matter.

William Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism in the College of Law and the Maxwell School, was quoted on prosecution of terrorism-related cases in a WTOP radio (Washington, D.C.) segment.

Scott Lathrop, clinical professor of marketing in the Whitman School, is quoted in a WSYR-TV story on the availability of name-brand products versus store-brand labels at large retailers experiencing sluggish sales.


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