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Students in iSchool Course Help Local Nonprofits

May 13, 2010 | Press Releases

Students in iSchool ‘Digital iCreation’ Course Help Local Nonprofits Create Web Presences May 11, 2010 The Reformed Church of Syracuse has struggled to get a website for four years. After four months of working with students from the SU School of Information Studies “Digital iCreation” (IST 400) course, the church now has an innovative website that includes a short video, Read more

SU Library Expands Research Capabilities

May 13, 2010 | Press Releases

SU Library Expands Research Capabilities with Purchase of Web of Science Archive May 07, 2010 The Syracuse University Library has purchased the Web of Science archive. Coverage of both the Science Citation Index and the Social Sciences Citation Index now extends from 1900-present. The Arts and Humanities Citation Index now covers from 1975-present. Previous coverage for all three databases was Read more

Orange Tree Fund Support Eight SU Student Start-Ups

May 12, 2010 | Press Releases

Orange Tree Fund Gives Out $60k to Support Eight SU Student Start-Ups May 6, 2010 Eight Syracuse University student start-ups have won a combined $60,000 in seed funding through the inaugural Orange Tree Fund awards. The products of the selected companies range from online gaming to date-rape prevention straws to the renovation of old storefronts. The companies comprise an interdisciplinary Read more

SU and SSO Announce Expanded Partnership

May 12, 2010 | Press Releases

SU and Syracuse Symphony Orchestra Announce Expanded Partnership to Better Serve University/Local Communities May 5, 2010 Syracuse University and the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra (SSO) have entered into an expanded partnership in support of the SSO’s 2010-11 season (marking the orchestra’s 50th anniversary) and 2011-12 season, and enhancing the orchestra’s engagement with SU faculty and students. The University and the SSO Read more

Syracuse University Announces 2010-11 Remembrance Scholars

May 12, 2010 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Announces 2010-11 Remembrance Scholars May 5, 2010 Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2010-11 Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to–and means of remembering–the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The students, who were Read more

Newhouse Wins Contract for Military Journalism Program

May 12, 2010 | Press Releases

Newhouse Wins New Defense Department Contract for Military Visual Journalism Program May 4, 2010 Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has won a new, multimillion dollar contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to continue the school’s long-running Military Visual Journalism Program. Newhouse has for many years offered two Department of Defense-sponsored programs that teach active-duty military Read more

iSchool Students Offer Observations on Interop 2010 Conference

May 12, 2010 | Press Releases

iSchool Students to Offer Observations on Interop 2010 Conference at May 5 Presentation May 3, 2010 Four Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) students in the M.S. in telecommunications and network management program will share highlights from their recent trip to the Interop 2010 conference during a presentation on Wednesday, May 5, at 5 p.m. in Room 011 of Read more

Mexican Folk Art Collection Closes with Celebration

May 12, 2010 | Press Releases

Mexican Folk Art Collection Closes at the Community Folk Art Center with Cinco de Mayo Celebration Sponsored by La Casita April 30, 2010 “Tesoros del Pueblo” (Treasures of the People: The Folk Art of Mexico), an exhibition featuring the collection of Alejandro Garcia that debuted in January, will close at the Community Folk Art Center (CFAC) on Wednesday, May 5, Read more

Research Finds Low Oxygen Resources in Three Rivers System

May 12, 2010 | Press Releases

Research Finds Low Oxygen Resources in CNY’s Three Rivers System April 29, 2010 A unique three-year longitudinal and vertical study of Central New York’s Three Rivers system—involving the Oswego, Oneida and Seneca rivers—has revealed that oxygen resources have become degraded by several stressors, including the impact of wastewater treatment plants, nonpoint runoff, an increase in invasive zebra mussels and channelization Read more

Seventeen Engagement Fellows Selected

May 12, 2010 | Press Releases

Seventeen Engagement Fellows Selected from SU’s Class of 2010 April 27, 2010 Seventeen Syracuse University seniors have been selected as the 2010 Engagement Fellows, benefiting from a yearlong program supported by the Kauffman Foundation that contributes to paid employment locally, offers remitted tuition for courses at SU, and arranges for professional and faculty mentors. The program, which launched successfully in Read more

New Undergraduate Scholarship Honors David Smith for 35 Years of Service, Helps Students Facing Unexpected Financial Hardship

May 7, 2010 | Press Releases

Throughout his career as head of admissions and financial aid at Syracuse University, David Smith made a difference in countless students’ lives—by facilitating additional financial aid in times of pivotal need, offering encouragement and motivation, or leading by example. After 35-plus years of service, Smith retired as vice president for enrollment management in August 2007. To carry on his life’s Read more