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SU in the News: Wednesday, February 9, 2011

February 09, 2011


The Providence Journal cited a recent report by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) in an article on the number of non-immigrant felonies charged in Rhode Island.

A book signing at Butler University by George Saunders, English professor in The College of Arts and Sciences, was briefly previewed in the Indianapolis Star.

The Post-Standard reported on the Chronicle of Philanthropy report that highlighted the 2010 gift to SU by Trustee Howard G. Phanstiel ’70, G’71, and his wife, Louise, to establish the Phanstiel Scholars Program.

Jan Cohen-Cruz, director of Imagining America and professor at SU, is highlighted in the Post-Standard for her participation in Black History Month events at Syracuse’s Grant Middle School.

A Post-Standard video featured SU sophomore Sam Morrison and his intent to do a back flip every day.


Intellectual Property Watch and PC Magazine quoted iSchool Professor Milton Mueller about the push for expanded government control of Internet governance and domain names.

David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, spoke with MSNBC (watch clip) about President Obama’s budget balancing plans.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, spoke with NPR’s “Tell Me More” program about MTV’s “Skins.”

David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, spoke with BBC News about Charles Taylor’s war crimes trial ending with the former Liberian president boycotting proceedings. He is also quoted in the Associated Press on the same topic.

The National and the Providence Journal reported 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.

Shannon Bowen, associate professor of public relations in the Newhouse School, commented for a 9WSYR segment on results of a government investigation of Toyota recalls.

David Popp, associate professor of public administration at the Maxwell School, spoke with CNY Central about the short- and long-term contributors to rising gas prices.


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