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JPMorgan Chase Technology Center to Hold Open House

August 27, 2009 | Press Releases

JPMorgan Chase Technology Center to Hold Open House Aug. 27 August 26, 2009 An open house will be held at the JPMorgan Chase Technology Center at Syracuse University on Thursday, Aug. 27, from 6-8 p.m. in the lobby of Lyman Hall. Those attending will learn about the JPMorgan Chase collaboration with Syracuse University; the unique Global Enterprise Technology (GET) minor Read more

Charney’s Men’s Store Helps Veterans-Turned-Entrepreneurs

August 27, 2009 | Press Releases

Charney’s Men’s Store Helps Veterans-Turned-Entrepreneurs August 26, 2009 The old adage states that you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. But in a tough economy, looking your best in a professional situation might not meet the constraints of your budget. For veterans with disabilities—who are often displaced from the “normal” workforce and who are nearly Read more

BBI Receives Funding for Rehabilitation Technology Project

August 27, 2009 | Press Releases

Burton Blatt Institute Receives Funding from U.S. Department of Education for Five-Year Rehabilitation Technology Project August 12, 2009 The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University has received $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) for a new five-year research and knowledge dissemination project. The Center on Effective Delivery of Rehabilitation Read more

‘Green Infrastructure’ Reduces Stormwater Runoff

August 27, 2009 | Press Releases

‘Green Infrastructure’ for Reducing Stormwater Runoff Demonstrated by SyracuseCoE Collaborators at a Residence in Syracuse’s Near Westside August 12, 2009 The installation of a project to demonstrate multiple approaches to reduce stormwater runoff was celebrated today by the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE) and its collaborators. Examples of “green infrastructure” include a rain garden, a Read more

Humanities Center Announces Inaugural Fellows

August 27, 2009 | Press Releases

SU Humanities Center Announces Inaugural Fellows for 2009-10 August 12, 2009 The Syracuse University Humanities Center has announced recipients of its inaugural fellowship program. Kelly Rawson and Jonathan Singleton, both Ph.D. students in The College of Arts and Sciences, and Aaron Blum, a master’s student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), are receiving stipends and benefits as Read more

JPMorgan Chase Opens Hiring for New Technology Jobs

August 27, 2009 | Press Releases

JPMorgan Chase Opens Hiring for More than 100 New Technology Jobs at Syracuse University August 12, 2009 JPMorgan Chase announced today that it opened the application process for more than 100 new employees to join its team at the JPMorgan Chase Technology Center at Syracuse University. The company is hiring candidates with information technology experience at various levels. “We are Read more

SU Chemist Luk Receives NSF CAREER Award

August 17, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Chemist Luk Receives NSF CAREER Award for Work on Molecules that Self-Assemble Friday, July 31, 2009 Yan-Yeung Luk, assistant professor of chemistry in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, was recently awarded a $430,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award under the auspices of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Luk will use Read more

SPAWN Conference Focuses on Causation, Teleology

August 17, 2009 | Press Releases

SU’s Annual SPAWN Conference, Aug. 9-11, Focuses on Causation, Teleology in Early Modern Philosophy Friday, July 31, 2009 Causation and teleology, central themes of Early Modern philosophical discussion, are at the heart of the Syracuse Philosophy Annual Workshop and Network (SPAWN) conference, running Aug. 9-11 at Syracuse University. This year’s conference is titled “Nature and Purpose in Early Modern Philosophy” Read more

‘Say Yes’ Summer Camp Celebration August 7

August 17, 2009 | Press Releases

‘Say Yes’ Summer Camp Celebration Friday, August 7, at Thornden Park Monday, August 3, 2009 Nearly 700 “Say Yes to Education” summer camp students will demonstrate new skills they have learned, talents they have developed and creativity they have unleashed throughout their “Say Yes” summer camp experiences that began in early July. On Friday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., presentations Read more

Reilly’s Commitment to Infant Care, Safety Inspires Gift

August 17, 2009 | Press Releases

John and Patty Reilly’s Commitment to High-Quality Infant Care, Safety Inspires Gift to College of Human Ecology for Endowed Professorship Wednesday, July 22, 2009 A tragic fire at a licensed day-care facility in California in 1989 took the life of 13-month-old Jack Reilly, the only son of Syracuse University alumnus John D. Reilly III ’69, G’70 and his wife, Patricia Read more

Co-Founder of iRobot to Keynote EBV Graduation

August 17, 2009 | Press Releases

Co-Founder of iRobot to Keynote EBV Graduation Aug. 22 Monday, July 27, 2009 The keynote address at the closing graduation ceremony of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), hosted by the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, will be given by Helen Greiner, CEO of The Droid Works Inc., a start-up robotics company, and co-founder of iRobot, Read more