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Archive for September 2008

SU’s South Side Innovation Center Expands

September 19, 2008 | Press Releases

SU’s South Side Innovation Center Expands Tuesday, September 16, 2008 Syracuse University’s South Side Innovation Center (SSIC), a community-based microenterprise incubator operated by SU’s Whitman School of Management, today announced the expansion of its space to accommodate seven new small businesses, two anchor tenants, and more virtual members. The expansion–made possible in part through support from Assemblywoman Joan Christensen–enables the Read more

The Warehouse to Become New Home of VPA Design Programs

September 19, 2008 | Press Releases

The Warehouse to Become New Home of Design Programs and Initiatives in SU’s College of Visual and Performing Arts Friday, September 19, 2008 When The Warehouse first opened its doors in January 2006, it served as an experience-based learning laboratory for Syracuse University students and a symbol of SU’s enhanced presence in downtown Syracuse. This fall, renovations will transform the Read more

Syracuse Architecture Returns to Slocum Hall

September 11, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse Architecture Returns to Slocum Hall; Rededication Slated for Homecoming + Reunion Weekend Thursday, September 11, 2008 Slocum Hall, the campus home of the Syracuse University School of Architecture, reopened for the Fall 2008 semester after completion of the historic building’s two- year renovation project. A weekend of activities at Slocum Hall, from Sept. 18-20, will reflect on the history Read more

SU Partners with Serum Institute of India to Develop Vaccines

September 8, 2008 | Press Releases

SU Partners with Serum Institute of India to Develop Lifesaving Vaccines Thursday, September 4, 2008 A unique partnership between Syracuse University and the Serum Institute of India could lead to better access to life-saving vaccines for children living in some of the most impoverished areas of the world. The institute recently awarded $250,000 to a team of SU researchers led Read more

53 New Projects to Benefit from Enitiative Grant Funding

September 8, 2008 | Press Releases

Green Energy Co-Op, Redhouse Arts Radio Among 53 New Projects to Benefit from Enitiative Grant Funding Thursday, September 4, 2008 Enitiative–the Syracuse Campus-Community Entrepreneurship Initiative–has awarded funding for 53 new projects centered on neighborhoods, arts and culture, and technology that connect campus and community through entrepreneurship. Funding for the projects is part of a $3 million, five-year grant awarded to Read more

Classrooms, Teaching Labs Are Open in New Life Sciences Complex

September 3, 2008 | Press Releases

Classrooms, Teaching Labs Are Open for Business in Syracuse University’s New Life Sciences Complex Monday, August 25, 2008 As Syracuse University students moved back to campus last week, a small army of construction workers, faculty, and staff worked feverishly to ensure that teaching laboratories and classrooms in SU’s new Life Sciences Complex would be ready for students. The rest of Read more

SU Receives Grant to Support Research Commercialization

September 3, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Receives $125,000 Grant to Support Commercialization of Research Across New York State Tuesday, August 12, 2008 Syracuse University College of Law’s New Technology Law Center (SUNTEC) has received a second $125,000 grant from Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (D-NY) that will assist New York state universities in setting up technology commercialization clinics across the state. The training will be modeled Read more

SU Launches Master’s Program in Forensic Science

September 3, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Launches New Master’s Program in Forensic Science Monday, August 18, 2008 Contrary to how it is portrayed on fictional TV series, the field of forensic science incorporates a wide range of disciplines from medicine and the sciences to the social sciences, humanities and law. That broad-based approach to the field underpins Syracuse University’s new master’s degree program in Read more

BBI Receives Funding for Three-Year Project

September 3, 2008 | Press Releases

Burton Blatt Institute Receives Funding from U.S. Department of Education for Three-Year Disability and Asset Accumulation Project Tuesday, August 12, 2008 The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University has received $900,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) for a new three-year research and dissemination project. The project will advance Read more