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SU in the News: Thursday, February 10, 2011

February 10, 2011


Grist online featured Syracuse University’s numerous community revitalization programs that are helping create a new epicenter of artistic and cultural development in the Syracuse and Central Upstate New York area.

The Concordia Sentinel (Ferriday, La.) reported on the grand jury proceedings concerning the 1964 murder of Ferriday shoe shop owner Frank Morris. SU’s Cold Case Justice Initiative is mentioned.

The Columbia Daily Tribune cited a recent report by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) in an article on immigration detentions up in Boone County, Missouri.

SU’s participation in the Somali-Bantu Community Based Mentoring Program is featured in the Post-Standard for its success in helping students learn English, do their homework and adapt to American life and culture.


David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, authored a column for the New York Times on the effect of new tax laws enacted in December.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on TV news personality Keith Olbermann’s move to Current TV. He is also quoted in a Fox News story on “Captain America.”

Bloomberg spoke with Catherine Bertini, professor of public administration at the Maxwell School, about a possible prolonged drought in China that could affect the grain-growing season.

A recent budget analysis co-authored by John Palmer, University Professor and former Maxwell School dean, was mentioned in a MSNBC rundown of various federal spending plans.

Discovery News 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.

Donald Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, spoke with 9WSYR about a mid-winter spike in gas prices.


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