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SU in the News: Monday, June 21, 2010

June 21, 2010


Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School, interviewed Sheila Gunn, U.K. Conservative Party member and former press spokesperson for Prime Minister John Major, as part of the Campbell Conversations in the Public Interest aired Friday over BBC London and WRVO.

Syracuse University is noted in a USA Today article as a participant in the Academy for Educational Development pilot program to bring Iraqi students to the United States and the United Kingdom for study abroad experience.

Whitman School of Management graduate student Brian Steele is featured in a Sunday Post-Standard article about the school’s Defense Comptrollership Program. David Berg, director of defense programs at Whitman, is quoted.

A Post-Standard story on the CNY Pride Parade notes a number of the floats were designed by industrial design students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA).

The Post-Standard Stars magazine reported that VPA’s Errol Willett, chair of the department of art, and David MacDonald, professor emeritus of ceramics, served as judges for “The Carved Vase Juried Finalist Exhibition” at Clayscapes. mentions VPA’s COLAB in an article about the Syracuse Technology Garden’s Student Sandbox, which helped launch Brand-Yourself.


Leonard Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Barron’s article on value-added taxes and rising taxes for those in higher tax brackets. He is also quoted in Dallas Morning News stories about extending tax breaks and Americans’ use of the federal tax deduction for mortgage interest.

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 New York Times article on ratings and viewership for CNN’s “Larry King Live” show and in a New York Post story about Jenny McCarthy and Oprah Winfrey.

Thomas Wolfe, senior vice president and dean of student affairs, is quoted in a New York Times article on verification of statements made by Mark Kirk, U.S. Senate candidate for the Illinois seat formerly held by President Obama.


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