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Crown Family Dedicates New Gift for Honors Program

February 25, 2008 | Press Releases

Crown Family Dedicates New Gift for Renée Crown University Honors Program to Dean Cathryn Newton Monday, February 25, 2008 The family of Syracuse University Trustee Emerita Renée Crown ’50 recently presented SU with a significant new gift in further support of the prestigious Renée Crown University Honors Program to recognize the program’s high level of academic excellence and student achievement, Read more

VPA Continues Billy Joel Visiting Composer Series

February 22, 2008 | Press Releases

VPA Continues Billy Joel Visiting Composer Series with Residency by Scottish Composer Judith Weir Thursday, February 14, 2008 Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) will continue its Billy Joel Visiting Composer Series in the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music with a residency by Scottish composer Judith Weir March 3-5. The residency will Read more

SU Leads Partnership to Support Veterans with Disabilities

February 22, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Leads New National Partnership to Support Veterans with Disabilities Tuesday, February 19, 2008 The year 2007 was the most violent for American troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan in support of operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. The number of soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines wounded in the war on terror is now nearly 40,000. Further, the number Read more

$3 Million NSF Grant Helps Recruit Minority Students

February 14, 2008 | Press Releases

$3 Million National Science Foundation Grant Helps Upstate Colleges Recruit Minority Students into STEM Fields December 11, 2007 The National Science Foundation has awarded $3 million over five years to an alliance of upstate New York colleges and universities, administered by Syracuse University, to enroll and graduate more students from African American, Latino American and Native American (AALANA) populations from Read more

SU Alumnus and Family Endow Professorship and Fellowship

February 14, 2008 | Press Releases

SU Alumnus and Family Endow Physics Professorship, Graduate Fellowship Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008 Martin A. Pomerantz ’37 discovered his passion for physics at Syracuse University. His pioneering spirit and vision led to the establishment of a world-class observatory at the South Pole, which was named in his honor in 1995. Now his spirit, vision and generosity will help further the Read more

Syracuse University to Present Major Michelangelo Exhibition in Fall 2008

February 4, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University today announced that the SUArt Galleries in Syracuse and the Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery at SU’s Joseph I. Lubin House in New York City will jointly present the exhibition “Michelangelo: The Man and the Myth” this coming fall. The exhibition will include more than a dozen original drawings and writings by the Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Read more

VPA Announces Creation of Shemin Family Lecture Series

February 4, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has announced the establishment of the Shemin Family Lecture Series in the School of Art and Design’s fashion design program. The series, which will bring young alumni and other industry professionals to campus to meet with students and help them understand the business of fashion, was created with the generous support Read more