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SU in the News: Wednesday, September 15, 2010

September 15, 2010


The Post-Standard reported briefly on director Peter Sellars’ upcoming Sept. 16 talk at the Syracuse Stage/Department of Drama theater complex as part of VPA’s graduate seminar “Art and Civic Dialogue: the Seminar on the Future of Art and Education.”


Jeffrey Stonecash, professor of political science in the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in a Bloomberg article on the results of the New York state primary elections.

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, spoke with KCRW’s “Which Way, LA?” program on property taxes as part of California’s revenue.

Ines Mergel, assistant professor of public administration at the Maxwell School, is quoted in Explorer News on government’s use of social media technology.

Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School and The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted by the Associated Press on Iran’s release of American Sarah Shourd.

Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, commented on American Public Media about Bush-era tax cuts and their effect on the economy.

Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law, authored a Washington Post “On Faith” commentary on renowned kabbalist Reb Fiszele.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in a Reuters article on the downside of Twitter for celebrities.  He also commented in The Root on the return of the television program “The Game,” and in the Utica Observer-Dispatch on the success of college radio.


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