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Archive for November 2008

SU Researchers Partner with RPI in Center for Astrobiology

November 24, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Researchers Partner with RPI in NASA-Funded New York Center for Astrobiology Monday, November 24, 2008 With today’s opening of the New York Center for Astrobiology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., Syracuse University researchers will join a national effort to advance the understanding of the origin and distribution of life in the Universe. Made possible by a Read more

COLAB Grand Opening Celebration Mixes Art, Music, Food

November 24, 2008 | Press Releases

Grand Opening Celebration of SU’s COLAB Offers Lively Mix of Art, Music, Food Thursday, November 13, 2008 COLAB–a new interdisciplinary initiative based in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) that encourages students and faculty to use their diverse skills and perspectives to solve complex, real-world problems creatively and collaboratively–hosted a grand opening celebration on Thursday, Nov. 20, Read more

A&S Juniors, Seniors Invited to Apply for Winston Fisher Seminar

November 20, 2008 | Press Releases

A&S Juniors, Seniors Invited to Apply for 2009 Winston Fisher Seminar Wednesday, November 19, 2008 All juniors and seniors in The College of Arts and Sciences are invited to apply for participation in the 2009 Winston Fisher Seminar program. Now in its fourth year, the popular seminar is a hands-on, all-expenses-paid program teaching critical thinking, problem solving and effective communication Read more

JPMorgan Chase Speaker Series Continues with Dhall

November 14, 2008 | Press Releases

JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2008 Fall Speaker Series Continues Nov. 13 with Sharon Dhall Wednesday, November 12, 2008 The JPMorgan Chase 2008 Fall Speaker Series will continue on Thursday, Nov. 13, with Sharon Dhall, chief technology officer for the student and auto lending business within JPMorgan Chase. Dhall will present “Management by Metrics: You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure” Read more

SU Library Receives Gift of Middle Eastern Collection

November 10, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Library Receives Gift of Middle Eastern Collection Friday, November 7, 2008 Syracuse University Library recently received the personal book collection of Khalil I. Semaan, professor emeritus of Arabic at Binghamton University. Semaan’s gift consists of about 3,000 items and constitutes his personal research library collected over a period of more than 40 years. The extensive collection provides a Read more

Dulye Leadership Experience Preps Students for Workplace

November 10, 2008 | Press Releases

Dulye Leadership Experience, April 3-5, 2009, Preps SU Students to Enter Workplace Friday, November 7, 2008 The College of Arts and Sciences and Linda M. Dulye ’77, an internationally recognized expert in change management and employee engagement, are inviting Syracuse University juniors and seniors of all majors to apply for participation in the second annual “Dulye Leadership Experience: Readying for Read more

Stevenson Biomaterials Lecture to Explore Biological Adhesives

November 10, 2008 | Press Releases

Stevenson Biomaterials Lecture to Explore How Biological Adhesives Are Influencing Development of Novel Synthetic Materials Friday, November 7, 2008 Would you believe that marine mussels and geckos are piquing the interest of researchers in the field of biomaterials? They are, as their adhesive strategies in wet and dry environments are inspiring the design and development of new functional biomaterials for Read more

SU CASE Center Company Receives Prestigious NIH Grant

November 5, 2008 | Press Releases

SU CASE Center Company Receives Prestigious Grant from National Institutes of Health to Develop Biological Probes to Aid in Disease Diagnosis, Treatment Friday, October 31, 2008 OrthoSystems Inc., a biotechnology start-up company founded by Syracuse University researchers, has been awarded a $977,000 Phase II grant from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program of the National Institutes of Health to Read more

JPMorgan Chase’s Saltz Named University Professor of Practice

November 5, 2008 | Press Releases

JPMorgan Chase’s Saltz Named University Professor of Practice at Syracuse University Monday, November 3, 2008 Jeffrey Saltz, technology director at JPMorgan Chase & Co., has been named a University Professor of Practice at Syracuse University. In this role, Saltz is responsible for the technical aspects of JPMorgan Chase’s unique corporate-university collaboration with SU, including curriculum, applied research and the planned Read more