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SU in the News: Friday, September 17, 2010

September 17, 2010


Today’s Post-Standard column by Sean Kirst highlights the enthusiasm Jim Boeheim, Syracuse University men’s head basketball coach, holds for living in Syracuse, the Central New York climate and the area’s sports fans.


Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School and The College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in an Associated Press story on Iranian politics and the upcoming United Nations visit by Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in The Economist article on mid-term elections, the tax debate and the economy.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, commented for a Press of Atlantic City story about the decline of the soap opera genre and is quoted by MTV on the showmanship, outrageous costumes and characters of today’s pop music scene.

Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School, interviewed Post-Standard columnist Sean Kirst on WRVO about challenges and strengths of communities Upstate as part of the Campbell Conversations. A podcast is available.


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