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SU in the News: Friday, March 18, 2011

March 18, 2011


PR Newswire, 9WSYR, and other medical and scientific blogs reported on a new drug delivery system developed by College of Arts and Sciences researchers using gold nanoparticles for improved cancer treatment. Professors James C. Dabrowiak and Mathew M. Maye are quoted.

CNY Central and News Radio 1260-AM reported on the Whitman School of Management’s graduate business program in entrepreneurship ranking among the top 15 programs in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools, 2012 Edition. Whitman Dean Melvin T. Stith is quoted.

Newswise reports that Peter Blanck, director of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) and University Professor, and Matthew Dietz, a civil rights attorney and BBI Advisory Board member, will argue a disabilities case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in April.

A report in the Glen Rock Gazette (N.J.) notes that the Glen Rock school district and Syracuse University will offer dual-enrollment college level calculus and forensics courses at the district’s high school next academic year.

Syracuse University was mentioned in the Wall Street Journal and other national and regional media stories about graduation rates of student-athletes.

Efforts by School of Architecture Assistant Professor Yutaka Sho, to raise awareness about the disaster in Japan and help Americans donate to relief campaigns were reported by YNN and WSYR-AM radio.

New York City’s WPIX-TV (view clip) featured the Skype interview with SU student Hiromicho Ito, who describes the experience of being back home in Japan on the University break.


Thomas Dennison, professor of practice in public administration in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Post-Standard story on Upstate Medical University’s opportunity to buy the Van Duyn nursing home.


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