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SU Students to Unveil Mobile Literacy Arts Bus April 3

March 31, 2008 | Press Releases

SU Students to Unveil Mobile Literacy Arts Bus at Nottingham High School April 3 Monday, March 31, 2008 Sometimes working around the clock, and often in temperatures in the teens, a group of 10 Syracuse University students has been busily designing and installing the final elements of the Mobile Literacy Arts Bus (M-LAB), which on April 3 will receive its Read more

SU School of Education to Launch New Graduate Scholarship

March 31, 2008 | Press Releases

SU School of Education to Launch New 33 Percent Scholarship on Gaduate Tuition Thursday, March 27, 2008 The Syracuse University School of Education will hold an open house to launch a new scholarship program that offers graduate students in eligible programs funding covering 33 percent of the cost of tuition. The program, called the School of Education-Syracuse University Graduate Student Read more

SU, SUNY-ESF Students Collaborate with Community

March 24, 2008 | Press Releases

SU, SUNY-ESF Students Collaborate with Community Members to Bring Connective Corridor to Life Thursday, March 13, 2008 A group of Syracuse University and State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) students spent three days working around the clock on design proposals for a competition that aims to bring a key section of the Connective Corridor Read more

Syracuse University Library Awarded $250,000 Grant

March 21, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Library Awarded $250,000 Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Thursday, March 20, 2008 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $250,000 to Syracuse University Library for the creation of detailed descriptive catalog records for historical 78-rpm sound recordings held by the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive. SU Library will join another 78s cataloging project that was previously funded Read more

‘Sisters Empowering Sisters’ Focuses on Helping At-Risk Girls

March 21, 2008 | Press Releases

Fourth Annual ‘Sisters Empowering Sisters’ Conference Focuses on Helping At-Risk Girls Reach Higher Expectations March 19, 2008 “Sisters Empowering Sisters,” a conference hosted at Syracuse University for young women between the ages of 13 and 18, will explore how education and mentoring can inspire and empower young women in underserved populations. The two-day program includes panel discussions and workshops on Read more

Maxwell School Hosts 20 Emerging Leaders from Middle East

March 21, 2008 | Press Releases

Maxwell School Hosts 20 Emerging Leaders from Middle East Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Twenty emerging leaders from 12 countries in the Middle East arrived at the Maxwell School March 17 as part of the Leaders for Democracy Fellows program funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative. The program, now in its second year with plans for Read more

Tim Russert to Receive Fred Dressler Lifetime Achievement Award

March 19, 2008 | Press Releases

Tim Russert to receive Fred Dressler Lifetime Achievement Award June 23 Tuesday, March 18, 2008 Acclaimed political journalist Tim Russert will receive the Fred Dressler Lifetime Achievement Award from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Monday, June 23, at the second annual Mirror Awards luncheon. The ceremony will be held at 11:45 a.m. in the Rainbow Room, Read more

Whitman School Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Naming

March 19, 2008 | Press Releases

Whitman School Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of School Naming Monday, March 17, 2008 The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will celebrate its fifth annual “Whitman Day” on April 2. The day will be full of activities to celebrate Martin J. Whitman’s continuous support of the school that bears his name and to acknowledge his numerous contributions to Read more