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SU in the News: Thursday, March 25, 2010

March 25, 2010


National Public Radio featured the service trips by Hillel Syracuse students to help rebuild devastated areas of New Orleans.

Chicago Public Radio cited information from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) on the backlog of immigration court proceedings.

Resource Shelf reported on the expansion of SU Library’s “Library to Go” program.

WSYR-TV, WSYR-AM and WHAM-TV in Rochester reported on Syracuse University’s celebration of National Orange Day, the 140th anniversary its founding.

The Oneida Dispatch previewed the upcoming concerts by the Syracuse University Brass Ensemble and Society for New Music. previewed SU’s Bandersnatch Music Series on April 7.

The Post-Standard featured the multimedia exhibition “Jesse Stiles: Automatic Speleology,” currently at the Warehouse Gallery.

WRVO radio featured a segment on SU students in the Sour Sitrus Society traveling to Utah for the NCAA West Regional tournament. Justin Mertz, assistant director of bands at SU and a faculty member in VPA’s Setnor School of Music, and SU student Jessica Miller, director of the pep band, are quoted in the segment.

The Syracuse New Times previewed an upcoming musical performance by Sylvie Beaudette and Eileen Strempel that will highlight the poetic works of Margaret Atwood. Strempel, associate dean of The Graduate School and associate professor of art and music histories in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted.


R. David Lankes, associate professor in the School of Information Studies (iSchool), authored a column for School Library Journal about technology and its effect on the enjoyment of reading.

Leonard Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, is quoted in a CNN Money article on the forecast for raising interest rates.

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 California Chronicle on vampires in popular culture.


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