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SU in the News: Tuesday, May 25, 2010

May 25, 2010


A research study on the economic mobility of children affected by parental divorce, co-authored by Leonard Lopoo, associate professor of public administration in the Maxwell School, is featured on The Economist and on Pew Charitable Trusts and web sites. The study results were also covered by the the Washington Times and National Review.

Dick Case’s Post-Standard column featured Marvin Druger, professor emeritus of biology in The College of Arts and Sciences, and his new memoir “The Misadventures of Marvin,” published by Syracuse University Press.

The Post-Standard noted that Roosevelt Wright, associate professor in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, will receive a Community Service award at the upcoming NAACP Syracuse/Onondaga Freedom Awards Banquet.

Saturday’s Say Yes to Education family leadership conference held at the University’s Life Sciences Complex was briefly reported by the Post-Standard.

The School of Architecture is featured in a video focusing on computer-controlled fabrication of shade screens for the Marcellus Street green home on the city’s near west side.

A video posted on about the High School Press Day at the Newhouse School features an introduction and comments by Charlotte Grimes, Knight Chair in Political Reporting at the Newhouse School.

An Associated Press story about women working as professional rock-climbing guides mentions the Outing Club at Syracuse University.


School of Information Studies Dean and Trustee Professor Elizabeth D. Liddy’s views on natural language processing in search engines of the future are noted in a Washington Post article about the history and future of techniques and algorithms used by search programs on the Internet.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in an ABC News story on fan reactions following the last episode of “Lost”; a Wall Street Journal article on “Lost” final episode viewership; and Christian Science Monitor and WTOP-Washington, D.C. radio stories on the legacies and final broadcasts of “Law and Order,” “Lost” and other TV dramas.

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