Syracuse University

SU News

SU in the News: Tuesday, July 27, 2010

July 27, 2010


The web site reported on the U.S. Department of Energy announcement of $30 million in grants for energy-efficient housing partnerships, including Syracuse University on the Advanced Residential Integrated Energy Solutions team focusing on energy solutions for new and existing affordable housing.

Sharif Bey, a dual assistant professor of art education in the School of Education and College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), has work on exhibition at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, as reported in an review. Three of Bey’s pieces are in the embassy’s permanent collection.

Newswise and the Huffington Post reported on the Whitman School of Management’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program. Whitman Dean Melvin T. Stith and Mike Haynie, assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the Whitman School and program founder, were quoted in the Newswise report.

The Washington Post reviewed the classical recording of the Summit Records compact disc, “An American Soldier’s Tale, Histoire du Soldat,” which features the work of a number of VPA’s Setnor School of Music faculty and staff members. John M. Laverty, professor and director of University Bands, produced the recording; and James S. Abbott, Setnor’s senior audio engineer and a faculty member, engineered, mixed and mastered it. Faculty members Jill Coggiola, Edward Castilano and Michael Bull performed with the American Chamber Winds for the recording on the SU campus.

The Post-Standard briefly noted the appointment of Carolyn Weber, voice instructor in the Setnor School in VPA, as Syracuse Children’s Chorus interim conductor of chorale and Barbara M. Tagg as chorus director emerita.


Richard Schnee, assistant professor of physics in The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in a National Post article on the search for dark matter and Sudbury, Ontario’s SNOLAB facility. Schnee is a principal investigator in the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search II (CDMS II) research project.

Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management in the College of Human Ecology, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times story on cyclist Lance Armstrong’s legacy and in a WLRN Miami Herald News radio report on how LeBron James and other athletes’ salaries compare around the world. An audio link is available here.

Gary Pavela, director of SU’s Academic Integrity Office, is quoted in an Inside Higher Ed story on plagiarism at branch and overseas campuses.

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 Houston Chronicle story on “Jersey chic” and a Huffington Post report on changes in the CNN lineup that incorporate Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker.

A Newswise article on supply chain management quotes Julie Niederhoff, assistant professor of supply chain management in the Whitman School, on companies rebuilding inventory.


To subscribe to SU in the News by daily e-mail, send a message to with the following in the message body: subscribe SUINTHENEWS

Recent News