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SU in the News: Tuesday, February 22, 2011

February 22, 2011


A follow-up article reporting on a one-year reprieve in the case of two young sisters awaiting a deportation decision cited analysis by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).

In a profile of SRC head Bob Behler, the Post-Standard features his company’s recent $5 million gift to Syracuse’s Say Yes to Education program.

F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse and CNY Speaks initiatives pulling together a conversation about civility in the Syracuse area are noted in a Post-Standard editorial. Additionally, Tina Nabatchi, assistant professor of public administration in the Maxwell School, and Grant Reeher, professor of political science in the Maxwell School, are quoted in a Saturday Post-Standard article on bringing civility to public meetings. reviewed the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Drama presentation of Lysistrata.


Mehrzad Boroujerdi, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, appeared on a WCNY Central Issues program discussing the future of Egypt.

The March issue of Today’s CNY Woman magazine profiles the work of the Cold Case Justice Initiative (CCJI) and Janis McDonald, professor in the College of Law and co-director of CCJI.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in a WCBS-NY (listen to audio clip) report on hostile blog commentary following female reporters and in a Reuters story on the Oscar-nominated film, “The King’s Speech.”

A Post-Standard story on social media strategies features Anthony Rotolo, assistant professor of practice in the School of Information Studies (iSchool).


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