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SU in the News: Thursday, May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010


Research by Laurence Nafie, professor emeritus of chemistry in The College of Arts and Sciences, on using VDC spectroscopy as an alternative method of determining absolute configuration of chiral molecules is featured on Scientist Live.

A brief report in the Sacramento Bee on California’s immigration hearing backlog cites statistics from Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).

The Associated Press, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, several Boston-area television and radio stations including NECN, WCVB-TV, and WBZ-AM, and other regional and local media reported on the loss of a recent SU graduate swept out to sea in strong currents off Newburyport, Mass.

A Syracuse New Times profile featured the new memoir “The Misadventures of Marvin” published by Syracuse University Press and written by retired faculty member Marvin Druger, professor emeritus of biology in The College of Arts and Sciences.


Gary Pavela, director of SU’s Academic Integrity Office, is quoted in an Associated Press article about the handling of a Brown University rape allegation.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on the enduring popularity of crime shows.


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