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SU in the News: Tuesday, March 16, 2010

March 16, 2010


A Fox News (view broadcast clip) follow-up report on Scotland’s compassionate release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi included comments by the mother of Nicole Boulanger, one of the 35 Syracuse University students who died aboard Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie in 1988.

SU was included in a Post-Standard “Green Central New York” story on plans by area colleges committing to sustainability and climate neutrality. Also, dedication of the SyracuseCoE headquarters (second item) was noted in the section update.

The Post-Standard featured illustrations by London Ladd, an SU alumnus and employee of SU Parking Services, in a story about a new book on Oprah Winfrey’s childhood, “Oprah: The Littler Speaker.”


Harriet Brown, assistant professor of magazine journalism in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, wrote an essay on obesity, discrimination and public health appearing in the New York Times Health section.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in an Erie Times-News article on community access television in Erie, Pa.; a McClatchy-Tribune story on the depiction of marijuana use in popular media; a Denver Post article on scripted reality TV shows; and in a New York Daily News story on South Park spoofing Tiger Woods.

Horace Campbell, professor of political science and African American studies at the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an opinion column about International Women’s Day and violence in Nigeria published in Next, the Nigerian news platform.

Alan Foley, associate professor of instructional design, development and evaluation in the School of Education, is quoted in a Dallas Morning News article on the introduction of high-technology tools into primary and secondary schools.


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