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Archive for April 2009

SU Announces University Lectures 2009-10 Season

April 30, 2009 | Press Releases

SU Announces University Lectures 2009-10 Season Thursday, April 30, 2009 Six invited guests will bring their global experiences and perspectives to Syracuse University this fall as part of The University Lectures 2009-10 season: Khaled Hosseini, author of best-selling novels “The Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns” and founder of the Khaled Hosseini Foundation, along with author Firoozeh Dumas, who Read more

$2.5 Million Gift to Boost Student Initiatives

April 28, 2009 | Press Releases

Alumni Couple’s Estate Gift of More than $2.5 Million to Syracuse University Boosts Student Access and Support Initiatives Tuesday, April 28, 2009 Syracuse University alumni Joseph A. Christe ’47 and Gladys Solnica Christe ’41 had been supporters of the University for many years, consistently contributing an annual gift to The Fund for Syracuse. Recently, the University learned it is a Read more

SU Researcher Receives Major Grant for Leukemia Research

April 28, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Researcher Receives Major American Cancer Society Grant for Leukemia Research Monday, April 27, 2009 Michael Cosgrove, assistant professor of biology in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $720,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society. The grant will enable Cosgrove to further his work in leukemia research. Cosgrove studies the biochemical structure of Read more

Say Yes to Education ‘Spring Tour’ Kicks Off April 27

April 28, 2009 | Press Releases

Say Yes to Education Informational Neighborhood ‘Spring Tour’ Kicks Off Monday, April 27 Friday, April 24, 2009 Say Yes to Education officials will host four informational town hall-style meetings over the next few weeks to help explain the benefits of the nationally acclaimed program to Syracuse area residents, parents, educators and students. The first public meeting takes place Monday, April Read more

Mellon CNY Humanities Corridor Presents MIT Linguist

April 28, 2009 | Press Releases

Mellon CNY Humanities Corridor Presents Renowned MIT Linguist at Cornell May 4-5 Thursday, April 23, 2009 One of the country’s leading exponents of linguistic theory, Danny Fox, will visit Cornell University on May 4-5. His visit is sponsored by The Andrew W. Mellon Central New York Humanities Corridor, an interdisciplinary partnership with Cornell, Syracuse University and the University of Rochester. Read more

Disability Studies Pioneer Tom Skrtic Wins Tolley Medal

April 28, 2009 | Press Releases

Disability Studies Pioneer Tom Skrtic Wins Tolley Medal, to Be Presented by SU’s School of Education May 2 Wednesday, April 22, 2009 For four decades, William Pearson Tolley was one of the nation’s pre-eminent leaders in higher education. By the time he retired in 1969, having served as Syracuse University’s chancellor for 27 years, he had reconfigured the Syracuse campus, Read more

Expert on Development in Infants and Toddlers to Speak

April 28, 2009 | Press Releases

Expert on Social and Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers to Address Families, Caregivers on May 13 at Syracuse University Monday, April 20, 2009 Holly Brophy-Herb G’92, Ph.D.’96, a sought-after resource in the field of child development and an alumna of Syracuse University, will present “Tools for the Mind and Heart: Nurturing Social-Emotional Competencies in Infants and Toddlers” for the Read more

SU to Present ‘Winslow Homer’s Empire State’

April 28, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University to Present ‘Winslow Homer’s Empire State: Houghton Farm and Beyond’ in Syracuse and New York City in Fall 2009; First Exhibition to Examine Crucial Turning Point in Artist’s Career Monday, April 20, 2009 The Syracuse University Art Galleries in Syracuse and the Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery at SU’s Joseph I. Lubin House in New York City will Read more

Everson Museum to Present Video Project ‘Sitting Still’

April 28, 2009 | Press Releases

Everson Museum to Present Contemplative Video Project ‘Sitting Still,’ Led by VPA’s Anne Beffel Thursday, April 16, 2009 The Everson Museum of Art will present “Sitting Still,” the end result of a contemplative video project led by Anne Beffel, a New York-based public artist and associate professor of foundation in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA). This Read more

Architecture Professor Develops Text-Messaging Project

April 15, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Architecture Professor Develops Interactive Text-Messaging Project to Encourage Exploration of City Tuesday, April 14, 2009 Syracuse residents can participate in an innovative project developed as a fun way to explore the city, as they receive installments of a text-messaging novel about Syracuse via cell phone. Through May 8, short pieces of the story will be available at 26 Read more

Religion Department Marks Earth Day with Two Public Lectures

April 15, 2009 | Press Releases

SU Religion Department Marks Earth Day with Two Public Lectures April 22 Monday, April 13, 2009 The Department of Religion in The College of Arts and Sciences will present two keynote lectures as part of Syracuse University’s annual observance of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22. Robert Spiegelman, a renowned sociologist, writer and multimedia artist, will present a lecture at Read more

L.C. Smith Will Hold Annual Nunan Lecture and Research Day

April 10, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science Will Hold Annual Nunan Lecture and Research Day on April 17 Wednesday, April 8, 2009 Mary Ann Tyszko ’80, G’83, president and CEO of SRCTec Inc., will present this year’s Nunan Lecture in Syracuse University’s L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS). She will speak on “Solving Problems Read more

International Leader on Infant and Toddler Care to Speak

April 9, 2009 | Press Releases

International Leader on Infant and Toddler Care to Address Families, Caregivers April 28 at Syracuse University’s Jack Reilly Distinguished Lecture-Los Angeles Monday, April 6, 2009 Alice Honig, professor emerita of child development in the College of Human Ecology at Syracuse University and one of the leading researchers and sought-after experts in the field of child development, will present “Keys to Read more

Dept. of Marriage and Family Therapy Co-Hosts Conference

April 9, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s Department of Marriage and Family Therapy Co-Hosts April 24 Conference on Mental Health Needs of Veterans, Families Tuesday, April 7, 2009 To help educate mental health professionals on the unique and urgent needs of military personnel and their families–and to help veterans and family members learn about resources available to them to address the demands of military life–a Read more

Denver Councilman to Speak April 20 on Judicial Independence

April 9, 2009 | Press Releases

Denver City Councilman to Speak April 20 on Judicial Independence in Colorado as Part of IJPM Lecture Series Monday, April 6, 2009 Denver city councilman Chris Nevitt will give the presentation “Labor and Business Unite to Protect Judicial Independence in Colorado” on Monday, April 20, as part of the spring “Law, Politics and the Media” lecture series presented by the Read more