Syracuse University

SU News

SU in the News: Tuesday, September 14, 2010

September 14, 2010


Syracuse University’s inclusion on a recently released Newsweek national poll of the 25 most service-minded schools was noted in a Times-Picayune article about Tulane University’s community-service ranking.

A report on the value of academic libraries authored by Megan Oakleaf, assistant professor in the School of Information Studies (iSchool), for the Association of College and Research Libraries is featured in Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed articles. The ACRL publication reviews literature, methodologies and best practices currently existing in academic libraries.

The Central New York Business Journal (subscription required) profiled the research of Wenliang “Kevin” Du, associate professor at the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), relative to Du’s National Science Foundation grant for studying Web browser security.

The Rome Sentinel briefly previewed SU’s 2010-11 Ray Smith Symposium, ” Music of Conflict and Reconciliation,” a part of this year’s Syracuse Symposium.

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean Anne Clarke is noted as a juror for selection of work by regional artists in a Madison County Courier story on an upcoming Stone Quarry Hill Art Park exhibition.


David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, appeared on MSNBC’s “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” to discuss extension of middle class tax cuts. A transcript of the program is available here.

Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, commented for a Christian Science Monitor article about options under debate in Congress on extending Bush-era tax cuts or allowing them to expire.

Harriet Brown, assistant professor of magazine journalism in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is featured in an interview in Elle magazine, discussing her memoir, “Brave Girl Eating;” anorexia and family-based therapy as a treatment; and childhood obesity.

James Henderson, assistant professor of biomedical and chemical engineering at LCS, commented for an OurBlook article about his work in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in a PR Newswire story about the online sale of an original piece of “Peanuts” artwork by comic strip artist Charles Schulz.


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