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Alumnus named David B. Falk Distinguished Professor

June 30, 2009 | Press Releases

Alumnus Rick Burton named David B. Falk Distinguished Professor of Sport Management Monday, June 22, 2009 International sports marketing executive and educator Rick Burton ’80, an alumnus of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, will bring nearly three decades of strategic marketing leadership to his alma mater this fall in his new role as the David B. Falk Read more

SyracuseCoE Awards $1.4 million for Collaborative Research

June 30, 2009 | Press Releases

SyracuseCoE Awards $1.4 million for Collaborative Research Projects to Improve Air and Water Quality Monday, June 15, 2009 Researchers at four member institutions of the Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) will begin innovative projects to help improve the air quality of buildings and communities and protect water resources, thanks to $1.4 million in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) grants Read more

SU, Emisphere Enter into Agreement to Test Drug Delivery Systems

June 30, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University and Emisphere Technologies Inc. Enter into Research Agreement to Test Oral Drug Delivery Systems Monday, June 22, 2009 Syracuse University and Emisphere Technologies Inc. (OTC BB: EMIS.OB) have entered into a research agreement to combine Emisphere’s proprietary Eligen® oral drug delivery technology with a new oral drug delivery system developed in the laboratory of Robert Doyle, assistant professor Read more

Carrier Corp. Offers Support to Sustainable Enterprise Partnership

June 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Carrier Corp. Offers Leadership Support to Sustainable Enterprise Partnership Tuesday, June 16, 2009 The Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP) has received a second $35,000 gift from Carrier Corp. in support of the cutting-edge program. SEP provides world-class education and research on sustainable enterprise by leveraging the academic, public and private sector resources of Central New York and beyond to address this Read more

Student Receives Top Honors for Research on 1918 Influenza Virus

June 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Student Receives Top Honors for Research on 1918 Influenza Virus Friday, June 5, 2009 When the H1N1 (swine flu) epidemic first made headlines in April, Syracuse University senior Suzanne Vroman couldn’t help but compare the results of her recent research on the 1918 influenza pandemic with the scientific, social and political events triggered by the H1N1 outbreak here Read more

SU Physicist Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

June 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Physicist Receives Prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award Friday, June 5, 2009 Duncan Brown, assistant professor of physics in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, was recently awarded the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. The award includes a five-year, $550,000 grant that will enable Brown to expand his study of black holes and Read more

John and Patricia Breyer’s Passion for SU Inspires Gift

June 19, 2009 | Press Releases

John and Patricia Breyer’s Longtime Passion for Syracuse University Inspires Million-Dollar Faculty Endowment Gift Friday, June 5, 2009 Syracuse University is never far from the minds of Alpharetta, Ga., residents John and Patricia Breyer. They hold dear the years they lived in Syracuse, when John worked for General Electric at Electronics Park in Liverpool, and the connections they made to Read more

SU Physicist Receives $2 Million for Quantum Computing Research

June 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Physicist Receives More Than $2 Million for Quantum Computing Research Tuesday, June 9, 2009 A Syracuse University physicist has received more than $2 million from two federal agencies to further his research into building nanoscale superconducting circuits that may someday form the basis of quantum computers. The funding will also be used to build new tools that will Read more

2008 Campaign Report and Report of Annual Donors Available

June 10, 2009 | Press Releases

The Campaign for Syracuse University 2008 impact report and report of annual donors now available Tuesday, June 9, 2009 The 2008 giving report for The Campaign for Syracuse University is now available online . Called Points of Impact, the report covers a year of giving from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2008, and includes a variety of stories about the Read more

IBM, SU, NYS to Build Energy-Efficient Data Center

June 3, 2009 | Press Releases

IBM, Syracuse University, New York State to Build One of the World’s Most Energy-Efficient Data Centers Friday, May 29, 2009 IBM (NYSE: IBM), Syracuse University and New York State have entered into a multiyear agreement to build and operate a new computer data center on the University’s campus that will incorporate advanced infrastructure and smarter computing technologies to make it Read more

Students Take a Creative Approach to Studying History

June 1, 2009 | Press Releases

Salem Hyde Students Take a Creative Approach to Studying History Through Postcards Wednesday, May 20, 2009 In a unique after-school activity, 30-plus elementary school students from Salem Hyde Elementary School became imaginary pen pals with dignitaries, leaders and innovators who lived in Syracuse 100 years ago. This correspondence project–which included collecting old postcards featuring Syracuse images and writing between the Read more