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SU in the News: Tuesday, February 8, 2011

February 08, 2011


A Gannett News article notes statistics compiled by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) indicating a slight reduction in the backlog of cases in Tennessee’s immigration courts.

SU’s Project Advance is mentioned in the Post-Standard for its expansion of program offerings to high schools in Dubai.

Whitman School of Management class of 2011 MBA students Sarang Deshpande and Abhishek Shingeakar and Whitman faculty member Gary La Point, assistant professor of supply chain practice and co-director of the H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain, were acknowledged in a recently featured cover story in Pharmacy Purchasing & Products by researchers at University Hospital who conducted a study on how to reduce medication dispensing errors by using a controlled packaging system.

A multimedia story about using social media in classroom and interactive professional environments features Anthony Rotolo, assistant professor of practice in the School of Information Studies (iSchool).

A Christian Science Monitor op-ed on the progress of human rights written by William F. Schulz mentions David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law.

Art Daily reported on the exhibition of Georges Rouault circus prints at the Fleming Museum in Burlington, Vt., organized by the SUArt Galleries Traveling Exhibition Program.

A Los Angeles Times article on diversity policies in transition at Raleigh, N.C. schools makes note of the 2009 book, “Hope and Despair in the American City: Why There Are No Bad Schools in Raleigh” by Gerald Grant, Hannah Hammond Professor of Education and Sociology Emeritus in the School of Education.

A Slate magazine analysis of philanthropy in 2010 includes SU Trustee Howard G. Phanstiel ’70, G’71, and his wife, Louise, profiled for their 2010 gift to SU to create the Phanstiel Scholars Program, and other gifts to the University. Data for the Slate report is compiled by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. and the Southern Tier’s WBNG-TV (Binghamton) reported on a NYSERDA grant supporting SU/BorgWarner research on a diesel fuel injection system for more efficient engines.


Blog posts on CNet and Ars Technica about the push for expanded government control of Internet governance and domain names quote iSchool Professor Milton Mueller.

College of Arts and Sciences senior Jordan LaPlante spoke with MSNBC (watch video clip) about evacuating from Egypt to Istanbul, Turkey.

Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management in the College of Human Ecology, is quoted in a Wall Street Journal follow-up story about bad weather and other off-field problems for the NFL and the Super Bowl in Texas.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, spoke with ESPN‘s “Outside the Lines First Report” (watch video clip) about discovery of a film of the first Super Bowl and ads aired during the most recent Super Bowl. Thompson also commented on Super Bowl ads for Voice of America, New York City’s WINS-AM (listen to audio clip), and Christian Science Monitor reports.

A group of Newhouse School advertising students commented for a Post-Standard feature following up on best and worst Super Bowl ads.

Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Bloomberg story on cutting government expenditures and the federal tax code.

Additional media coverage of the keynote address by Harriet Brown, assistant professor of magazine journalism in the Newhouse School, for the Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders and arts groups fundraising includes a Sun Star Courier feature.

A Post-Standard health and fitness feature focuses on research by Stephanie Ortigue, assistant professor of psychology in The College of Arts and Sciences, analyzing the measurable effect of love on the human brain.

Derrick L. Cogburn, associate professor in the iSchool, is quoted in a Post-Standard article on iPhones and Verizon.


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