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SU in the News: Thursday, August 26, 2010

August 26, 2010


SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE

Nanotechnology & Development News, EcoSeed, and Daily Tech reported on the research by Radhakrishna Sureshkumar, professor and chair of biomedical and chemical engineering, and SU chemical engineering Ph.D. student Satvik Wani from the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, which uses nanobiotechnology-manipulated light particles to accelerate algae growth.

A Post-Standard article reported that the “State of Schools” address delivered by Syracuse City School District Superintendent Daniel Lowengard mentioned the district’s involvement with SU and the Say Yes to Education program as being key to the goal of having all city students graduate from college or some other post-high school program.

WSYR-TV and CNY Central reported on the arrival of new students to the SU campus as part of Syracuse Welcome 2010.

The Post-Standard mentioned SU in an article on the recent U.S. News & World Report college rankings.

FACULTY QUOTES

Eric Kingson, professor of social work in the College of Human Ecology, co-authored an article for the Huffington Post on former Senator Alan Simpson’s recent comments on Social Security. He also appeared on MSNBC’s “Countdown With Keith Olbermann” (watch clip) to discuss the issue.

Donna Marsh O’Connor, writing instructor in The College of Arts and Sciences, spoke yesterday on “Countdown With Keith Olbermann” (watch clip) about her involvement with Sept. 11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in the North Jersey Record about teen singer Justin Bieber.

Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in the Post-Standard about tax enforcement and loopholes.

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