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SU in the News: Tuesday, April 20, 2010

April 20, 2010


L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science Dean Laura J. Steinberg is included among researchers in a United Press International report on results of a National Science Foundation-funded study that analyzed releases of hazardous materials along the Gulf Coast as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

The March 22 issue of New Yorker magazine profiled the Syracuse University men’s lacrosse program in the context of its game against the University of Denver.

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications’ announcement of Mirror Award finalists was reported by Poynter Online, Media Bistro and Media Matters for America.

The Hamilton Spectator (Ontario, Canada) mentions “Hope and Despair in the American City,” the book by Gerald Grant, Hannah Hammond Professor of Education and Sociology Emeritus in the School of Education, in an article on economic segregation in Hamilton.

A photo of yesterday’s Vision for the Future of Onondaga Lake event at Syracuse Stage appeared in the Post-Standard, along with a brief preview of next Monday’s event, Sacred Waters II: The Danger of Hydrofracking.

A story on REACH CNY and educating communities on safe sex mentions SU Health Services.

SU’s “Healthy Monday” campaign and the Office of Food Services’ program of “Meatless Monday” offerings is featured in a story on healthy eating.


An article by David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School, on an international spying operation by Los Angeles Police Department chief Daryl Gates appeared in LA, The Wrap and Alternet . The topic was also reported by Santa Monica’s KCRW (third item) and Pasadena’s KPPC radio stations.

Michael Barkun, professor of political science in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Globe and Mail article on the upsurge in patriot and militia groups in the United States.


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