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Bybee Named to First Judiciary Studies Professorship

October 30, 2009 | Press Releases

Bybee Named to First Judiciary Studies Professorship at SU College of Law October 29, 2009 Professor Keith J. Bybee, a renowned expert on judicial legitimacy and court independence, has been named to the newly created Paul E. and The Hon. Joanne F. Alper ’72 Judiciary Studies Professorship at Syracuse University College of Law. Created through the leadership and financial commitment Read more

New Health Care Database to Set Out-of-Network Fees

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

NYS Attorney General Announces New Health Care Database to Set Fair Out-of-Network Fees October 27, 2009 New York State Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that Syracuse University will lead a consortium of academic researchers in partnership with a new nonprofit organization called FAIR Health to develop and maintain a new database that health insurers across the nation will Read more

iSchool Helps Establish Campus Youth Literature Collection

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

iSchool Helps Establish Youth Literature Collection on Campus October 26, 2009 One of the Syracuse University Library system’s lesser-known collections is a hidden trove of children’s books. The youth literature collection was the brainchild of Ruth V. Small, Meredith Professor at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool). Small, who is also the director of the Library and Information Science’s Read more

Students in SU’s Newhouse School to Visit NYC PR Offices

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

Students in SU’s Newhouse School to Visit Major NYC PR Offices October 23, 2009 New York City-based public relations professionals will welcome 19 public relations and public diplomacy students from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications during the Fall PR Benchmark Trip Oct. 28-30. The biannual trip offers students an opportunity to learn about public relations as it Read more

SU, Maffei Announce Creation of Lawrence B. Taishoff Center

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University, U.S. Rep. Maffei Announce Creation of Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education October 22, 2009 On Capitol Hill Thursday, Syracuse University and U.S. Rep. Daniel Maffei announced the creation of the Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education, which is made possible by a gift from Capt. Robert P. Taishoff and his wife, Laurie Bean Read more

Newhouse School Establishes Mower Advertising Forum

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

Newhouse School Establishes Mower Advertising Forum in Honor of Alumnus Eric Mower October 21, 2009 The Department of Advertising in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has announced the establishment of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum in honor of Eric Mower ’66, G’68, chairman and CEO of the advertising and public relations firm Eric Mower and Associates (EMA). The Read more

iSchool Professor Helps Unveil Solid Biofuel System

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

iSchool Prof Lee McKnight, Key Player in Summerhill Biomass, Helps Unveil Solid Biofuel System October 19, 2009 Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) associate professor Lee McKnight, co-founder of nationally acclaimed Wireless Grids Corp., is a key player in Summerhill Biomass, which is participating, along with WGC, in a $200,000 SU Chancellor’s Leadership Project award to the Syracuse Entrepreneurial Read more

SU, SSO to Co-Produce Paul Taylor Dance Performances

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

SU, SSO to Co-Produce Performances by Paul Taylor Dance Company October 20, 2009 Syracuse University and the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra (SSO) have partnered to co-produce public performances by the world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company Nov. 6 and 7 at 8 p.m. in the Mulroy Civic Center Theater at Oncenter. The program includes the world premiere of Taylor’s “Brief Encounters,” commissioned Read more

Contemporary Music will fill Hendricks Chapel Oct. 18

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

Contemporary Music Will Fill Hendricks Chapel Oct. 18 October 13, 2009 “Transparent Music,” sonic explorations of light by an ensemble of stringed instruments and energy chimes, will be performed on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m. in Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel. The concert, co-sponsored by Hendricks’ Malmgren Concert Series, the Society for New Music and the Syracuse Symposium, is free Read more

Syracuse Stage One of 13 Theaters to Receive National Grant

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse Stage One of 13 Theaters in Country to Receive National Grant from Theatre Communications Group October 13, 2009 Syracuse Stage is one of 13 theaters across the nation to receive a grant for future audiences from the New Generations Program, a grant initiative cooperatively designed by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Theatre Communications Read more

Founding Chairman of World Anti-Doping Agency to Speak

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

Richard Pound, Longtime IOC Member, Founding Chairman of World Anti-Doping Agency, to Speak at SU Oct. 25 October 12, 2009 With the recent selection of Rio de Janeiro as the host site for the 2016 summer Olympic games, longtime IOC member Richard Pound will share insider insights and perspective on the decision when he travels to Syracuse University to present, Read more

Discovery Communications Founder Speaks

October 29, 2009 | Press Releases

Discovery Communications Founder, Chairman John S. Hendricks Speaks Oct. 20 in University Lectures Presentation October 13, 2009 As founder and chairman of Discovery Communications, John Hendricks has dramatically expanded learning and education across the globe. Hendricks will speak on “Modern Media and the Journey of Discovery” in a University Lectures presentation on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Read more

‘The Energy of Light’ is Focus of Syracuse Symposium Lecture

October 13, 2009 | Press Releases

‘The Energy of Light’ is Focus of Oct. 28 Syracuse Symposium Lecture October 9, 2009 Award-winning physicist and materials scientist George Crabtree will present “The Energy of Light” Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium (Room 001) of the Life Sciences Complex. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is presented by Syracuse Symposium 2009: Read more

Renowned Author and Psychiatrist to Present 2009 Honors Lecture

October 13, 2009 | Press Releases

Internationally Renowned Author and Psychiatrist to Present 2009 Honors Lecture at Syracuse University October 9, 2009 Norman Doidge, author of the international bestseller “The Brain That Changes Itself” (Viking, 2007) will be the guest speaker for the 2009 Honors Lecture at Syracuse University, presented by the Reneé Crown University Honors Program. The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Read more

Physics Department Garners $4.5 Million in Stimulus Funding

October 13, 2009 | Press Releases

Physics Department Garners $4.5 Million in Federal Stimulus Funding October 9, 2009 Syracuse University’s Department of Physics in The College of Arts and Sciences has received almost $4.5 million in grants from the National Science Foundation through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The grants will be used to continue the department’s collaboration with scientists from all over the Read more