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Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Kicks Off University Lectures

November 23, 2009 | Press Releases

Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Muhammad Yunus, Founder of The Grameen Bank, Will Kick Off Spring 2010 University Lectures Schedule November 19, 2009 Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus will join a stellar lineup of internationally known guests for The University Lectures series at Syracuse University during the Spring 2010 semester. Yunus, who has worked for nearly four decades to eradicate poverty through Read more

Warehouse Gallery Presents ‘Drawing through Space’

November 23, 2009 | Press Releases

Warehouse Gallery Presents ‘Drawing through Space’ November 18, 2009 On Nov. 19, The Warehouse Gallery will present “Alyson Shotz: Drawing through Space,” an exhibition including three wall drawings untitled (3 views of an object), and the wire sculpture “Line and Shadow.” A public reception will be held from 5–8 p.m. on Nov. 19 and will feature works by Johann Sebastian Read more

International Thanksgiving Dinner to Be Held Nov. 22

November 23, 2009 | Press Releases

University’s International Thanksgiving Dinner to Be Held Nov. 22 November 18, 2009 Some of Syracuse University’s international students will be treated to their first taste of traditional Thanksgiving fare, such as turkey and pumpkin pie, during SU’s 30th annual International Thanksgiving Celebration, to be held Sunday, Nov. 22, in Goldstein Auditorium in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center. Read more

School of Education Professor Tries to Narrow Digital Divide

November 23, 2009 | Press Releases

School of Education Professor Tries to Narrow the Digital Divide November 17, 2009 When the last bell rings at Frazer School in Syracuse, the day is far from over. Instead of heading home, middle school students go to the Digital Entrepreneurship and Excellence Program (DEEP), designed to teach students how to use and benefit from new technologies. Whether they’re making Read more

Tony Hai to Speak in The HUB Fall 2009 Speaker Series

November 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Tony Hai to Speak Nov. 17 in The HUB Fall 2009 Speaker Series November 13, 2009 Tony Hai, chief technology officer for enterprise systems with JPMorgan Chase & Co., will be the next guest in The HUB 2009 Fall Speaker Series on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The series is sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Hai will speak on “Enterprise Technologies Read more

Rubins Donate $100,000 to Raymond F. von Dran Fund

November 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Alumni Jennifer G’02 and Jeffrey Rubin ’95, G’98, Donate $100,000 to iSchool’s Raymond F. von Dran Fund November 12, 2009 Jeffrey Rubin ’95, G’98 leads by example. As a student in the School of Information Studies (iSchool) more than a decade ago, he put his classroom learning to work and launched his own company, Internet Consulting Services. As a professor Read more

SU Celebrates Launch of Los Angeles Campus

November 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Celebrates Launch of Los Angeles Campus November 12, 2009 Syracuse University will celebrate the launch of its LA semester program at Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles on Thursday, Nov. 12. The program draws on the strength of its vast network of accomplished alumni in the entertainment industry and engages students in professional internships, specialized course work and Read more

Whitman Hosts Youth Entrepreneurs Conference

November 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Whitman Hosts Second Annual Youth Entrepreneurs of Syracuse Conference Nov. 21 November 12, 2009 The Falcone Center of Entrepreneurship in the Whitman School of Management will host the second annual Youth Entrepreneurs of Syracuse (YES) Conference on Saturday, Nov. 21. This event, scheduled to take place at the Whitman School, will teach and inspire Central New Yorkers ages 12-25 who Read more

Stevenson Biomaterials Lecture Nov. 19

November 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Stevenson Biomaterials Lecture Nov. 19 Focuses on Degradable Biomaterial-Based Approaches to Improve Outcomes in Soft Tissue Repair November 11, 2009 The Syracuse Biomaterials Institute in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science will host the fall Stevenson Biomaterials Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 19. Dr. William R. Wagner, professor of surgery, bioengineering and chemical engineering at the University of Read more

Luminous Construction Photography on Exhibition at Library

November 19, 2009 | Press Releases

Luminous Construction Photography on Exhibition at Bird Library November 5, 2009 An exhibition entitled “Luminous Construction: The Photography of Howard Bond”will run through January 14, 2010 in the gallery on the 6th floor of Bird Library. Howard Bond is a renowned American photographer and former student of Ansel Adams. Since committing himself fully to photography in 1979, Bond has been Read more

iSchool Professor Creates New Course to Help Nonprofits

November 12, 2009 | Press Releases

iSchool Professor Creates New Course to Help Nonprofits Use Digital Media, with Assistance from Imagining America Grant November 9, 2009 When School of Information Studies professor Marilyn Arnone first learned about a grant to fund new courses at SU that exemplify the University’s mission of Scholarship in Action, she jumped at the chance to apply. The Imagining America (IA): Artists Read more

Linguist, Psychologist Looks at How Brain Comprehends Language

November 12, 2009 | Press Releases

World-Renowned Linguist, Psychologist Looks at How Brain Comprehends Language Nov. 13-14 November 10, 2009 One of the world’s leading experts on how the brain comprehends, produces and acquires language—Yosef Grodzinsky—is visiting Syracuse University this week. On Nov. 13-14, the Israeli-born professor will serve as the Andrew W. Mellon Central New York Humanities Corridor Distinguished Visitor in Linguistics. Grodzinsky will deliver Read more

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Expands Reach

November 12, 2009 | Press Releases

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities Expands Reach to Assist More Veterans November 11, 2009 The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) has undertaken three major initiatives that will significantly expand the reach and impact of the EBV to assist in rebuilding the lives and economic potentials of U.S. veterans with disabilities. The initiatives are: The addition of the Read more

Art, Technology Work Together in ‘Sitting Still’ Project

November 12, 2009 | Press Releases

Art, Technology Work Together Toward Peace in ‘Sitting Still’ Project November 9, 2009 How would you portray the world from a nonviolent perspective if someone handed you a video camera and told you to focus it on one subject for five minutes? That’s the concept behind “Sitting Still for Art and Empathy,” a video art project developed by Anne Beffel, Read more

‘This American Life’ Host to Speak Nov. 17

November 12, 2009 | Press Releases

‘This American Life’ Host to Speak Nov. 17 November 9, 2009 Ira Glass, producer and host of Chicago Public Radio’s “This American Life,” will speak at Syracuse University on Tuesday, Nov. 17, as part of the University Lectures series. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel and is free and open to the public. Reduced-rate parking for Read more