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SU in the News: Friday, February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011


The New York Daily News featured SU football great Ernie Davis in a profile of African American firsts. Davis is recognized for being the first African American to win the Heisman Memorial Trophy, in 1961.

The Post-Standard reported on the call for entries for the “Westside Through My Eyes” photography contest, coordinated by the Near Westside Initiative and the Westside Arts Council.

9WSYR briefly previewed the mentoring event where 35 Syracuse University students will travel to Bellevue Middle School in Syracuse to experience a day in the life of today’s 8th grader.


David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, led a New York Times Q-and-A column about new personal tax laws.

Scripps Howard 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.

Francis Ward, professor of journalism in the Newhouse School, authored an op-ed for the Post-Standard on former President Ronald Reagan’s legacy.


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