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EPA Associate Administrator to Visit Syracuse March 5

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

EPA Associate Administrator Heinzerling to Visit Syracuse March 5 February 26, 2010 On Friday, March 5, the Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) will host a presentation by Lisa Heinzerling, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) associate administrator for the Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation, in Maxwell Auditorium on the Syracuse University campus. The event will run from 10-11 a.m. Read more

SU Parent Advocacy Center Offers ‘Parent University’

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

SU Parent Advocacy Center Offers Six-Session ‘Parent University’ to Develop Advocacy Skills, Understanding of Special Education System February 26, 2010 The Syracuse University Parent Advocacy Center (SUPAC) is facilitating “Parent University,” a six-session series focusing on raising the capacity of parents to advocate for their children with disabilities to be meaningfully included in social and educational settings. Saturday morning sessions Read more

Research by Whitman Faculty Makes Top 100 of Research Ranking

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

Research by Whitman School Faculty Makes Top 100 of Research Ranking February 26, 2010 Research conducted and published by faculty in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has been ranked in the top 100 of the best business school research by the University of Texas Dallas School of Management. The UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings™ records Read more

Entrepreneur Debbi Fields to Keynote 2010 WISE Symposium

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

Entrepreneur Debbi Fields to Keynote 2010 WISE Symposium February 24, 2010 The Falcone Center of Entrepreneurship in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will welcome Debbi Fields, founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies, as the keynote speaker during the eighth annual Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) symposium, April 8 at the Oncenter in Syracuse. The all-day event Read more

SU Trustee James V. Breuer to Be Honored by cIcu

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

SU Trustee James V. Breuer to Be Honored by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities During March 1 Ceremony February 24, 2010 SU Trustee James V. Breuer has been inducted into the 2010 Independent Sector Alumni Hall of Distinction, an honor awarded by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu) to alumni who have contributed positively to growing Read more

Juliette Lynch Wins Top Prize in International Alexia Competition

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

Photography Student Juliette Lynch Wins Top Prize in International Alexia Competition February 24, 2010 Juliette Lynch, a senior photography student in Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, placed first in the student portion of the 20th annual Alexia Photojournalism Competition, held Feb. 19 and 20 at the Newhouse School. She receives a full-tuition scholarship to study photojournalism at Read more

School of Education Professors Receive Grant Awards

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

School of Education Professors Receive Grant Awards from NYS Department of Education for Professional Development February 24, 2010 Two members on the faculty of teaching and leadership programs in Syracuse University’s School of Education have secured funding for projects from the New York State Department of Education. Both projects will be supported through New York State’s Teacher/Leader Quality Partnerships (TLQP) Read more

Dahesh Museum, SU Continue Collaboration with Second Exhibition

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

Dahesh Museum of Art, Syracuse University Continue Collaboration with Second Exhibition at Palitz Gallery February 23, 2010 This spring, the Dahesh Museum of Art will present “Becoming an Artist: The Academy in 19th-Century France” at Syracuse University’s Palitz Gallery, Lubin House in New York City, 11 E. 61st St. It is the second exhibition designed specifically for the Palitz Gallery Read more

The HUB 2010 Spring Speaker Series Continues Feb. 26

February 26, 2010 | Press Releases

The HUB 2010 Spring Speaker Series Continues Feb. 26 February 22, 2010 The HUB 2010 Spring Speaker Series at Syracuse University will continue on Friday, Feb. 26, with Tony Zingale. The series is sponsored by The HUB—a unique university-industry collaboration founded by Syracuse University and JPMorgan Chase. Zingale will speak on his “Journey to Silicon Valley and the Lessons Learned Read more

Mellon CNY Humanities Corridor Earns Extension Through 2010

February 19, 2010 | Press Releases

Mellon CNY Humanities Corridor Earns Extension to Continue Operations Through 2010 February 18, 2010 The Andrew W. Mellon Central New York Humanities Corridor—an interdisciplinary partnership involving Syracuse University, Cornell University and the University of Rochester—has been approved for a no-cost extension (NCE). The New York-based foundation recently informed Gregg Lambert, director of both the SU Humanities Center and Mellon CNY Read more

SSIC Hosts Guest Lecture by New CNY Winery Owner

February 19, 2010 | Press Releases

SSIC Hosts Guest Lecture by New CNY Winery Owner, March 17 February 18, 2010 The South Side Innovation Center will host John Izzo, co-owner and co-founder of White Barn Winery, as part of the Start-Up NY Extraordinary Speaker Series, on March 17 at noon at the SSIC, 2610 S. Salina St., Syracuse. The brand-new winery opened its doors in December Read more

SU Receives Record Number of Applications for Fall 2010

February 18, 2010 | Press Releases

SU Receives Record Number of Applications for Fall 2010 February 18, 2010 Undergraduate applications received at Syracuse University for fall 2010 are running 9 percent ahead of last year. This good news comes amidst a prolonged recession and despite early uncertainty as to how eroded consumer confidence might affect interest in private education. Don Saleh, SU vice president for enrollment Read more

Sustainability Expert is Next Guest in University Lectures Series

February 18, 2010 | Press Releases

Sustainability Expert Alex Steffen is Next Guest in University Lectures Series February 17, 2010 Alex Steffen, founder and executive editor of the popular Worldchanging website on sustainability, will offer his insights on creating a sustainable world during a University Lectures presentation on Tuesday, March 2. Steffen will speak on “Worldchanging: A User’s Guide” at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel. The Read more

Light Work, Library Associates Present Exhibition and Lecture

February 18, 2010 | Press Releases

Light Work, Library Associates Present Exhibition and Lecture by Karen Halverson February 17, 2010 Light Work and Syracuse University’s Library Associates are presenting an exhibition featuring the photographic work of Karen Halverson, and a lecture by the artist. Halverson, a Syracuse native and fine art photographer, has been drawn to the open spaces and monumental land forms of the American Read more

Newhouse School to Host Alexia Seminar and Competition

February 17, 2010 | Press Releases

Newhouse School to Host 20th Alexia Photojournalism Seminar and Competition February 12, 2010 The 20th anniversary of the Alexia Foundation will be celebrated at the annual Alexia Photojournalism Seminar and Competition on Friday, Feb. 19, and Saturday, Feb. 20, at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Over the past two decades, the foundation has awarded more than 25 Read more