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Dale Rood to Speak on Oneida Nation’s Four Directions Productions

October 27, 2010 | Press Releases

Dale Rood to Speak on Oneida Nation’s Four Directions Productions October 26, 2010 Dale Rood, a member of the Oneida Indian Nation’s Council and the director of studio operations for Four Directions Productions, will present the next Syracuse University Library Associates lecture on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, located on the first floor Read more

South African Delegation Travels to SU

October 27, 2010 | Press Releases

South African Delegation Travels to SU as Part of Initiative to Collaborate on Community Development October 26, 2010 In an effort to promote cross-cultural collaborative dialogue, a delegation of representatives from the University of Fort Hare (UFH) in South Africa visited Syracuse University from Oct. 5-10 as part of the South Africa Meets the South Side Initiative (SAMSI) project. “Through Read more

IAB President to Visit Newhouse School

October 27, 2010 | Press Releases

IAB President Randall Rothenberg to Visit Newhouse School Nov. 15 October 25, 2010 Randall Rothenberg, president and CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), will visit Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Monday, Nov. 15, as guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Read more

L.C. Smith Recognized as a Leader in Cybersecurity

October 27, 2010 | Press Releases

L.C. Smith College Recognized as a Leader in Cybersecurity October 25, 2010 DiversityGPS.com has announced that it is recognizing the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS) at Syracuse University as a college having one of the premier cybersecurity programs in the nation. LCS will be among a select number of colleges and universities featured in the Homeland Read more

Manley Field House Comes Full Circle

October 27, 2010 | Press Releases

Manley Field House Comes Full Circle October 21, 2010 The 1959 football season at Syracuse University ended with a bang as the Orange captured its first and only National Championship in program history. The success of the football program at that time may have been what launched the plans for what became Manley Field House. Floyd “Ben” Schwartzwalder, the longest-tenured Read more

University Lectures Presents Discussion on BP Oil Spill

October 25, 2010 | Press Releases

University Lectures Presents Panel Discussion on BP Oil Spill October 21, 2010 On April 20 of this year, BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. The explosion killed 11 men and caused hundreds of millions of gallons of oil to gush into the Gulf of Mexico unabated for more Read more

The HUB Speaker Series to Focus on IBM’s Smarter Planet Strategy

October 25, 2010 | Press Releases

The HUB Fall Speaker Series Continues Oct. 27 with Focus on IBM’s Smarter Planet Strategy October 21, 2010 Florence Hudson, energy and environment executive with IBM Corp., will speak as part of The HUB 2010 Fall Speaker Series on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Hudson’s presentation, “IBM Smarter Planet Strategy,” will begin at 2 p.m. in the Katzer Collaboratory, room 347 of Read more

Ray Smith Symposium Presents ‘War in Iraq’ Concert, Symposium

October 25, 2010 | Press Releases

Ray Smith Symposium Presents ‘War in Iraq’ Concert, Symposium, Seminar Nov. 14-16 October 20, 2010 The Ray Smith Symposium at Syracuse University continues its yearlong exploration of “Music of Conflict and Reconciliation” with a special three-day event titled “The War in Iraq.” The program encompasses a Society for New Music concert, featuring Arab-American composer/performer Simon Shaheen, on Sunday, Nov. 14, Read more

Bandier Program to Present Showcase of Bands

October 20, 2010 | Press Releases

Bandier Program to Present Showcase of Bands at CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival October 19, 2010 The Bandier Program in the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) will present its first-ever showcase at the CMJ 2010 Music Marathon and Film Festival in New York City Read more

Syracuse University Partners with Arden-Fox

October 18, 2010 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Partners with Arden-Fox to Support Advancement of Department of Defense’s Net Zero Energy Initiative October 18, 2010 Syracuse University today announced a partnership to advance the use of biofuels by the U.S. armed forces as an alternative energy source.  The effort involves entrepreneurs John Fox ’92 and Wayne Arden, who have proposed producing biodiesel in Afghanistan as a Read more

2010-11 Remembrance Scholars to be Honored Oct. 22

October 18, 2010 | Press Releases

2010-11 Remembrance Scholars to be Honored at Oct. 22 Convocation October 14, 2010 The 2010-11 Convocation for Remembrance Scholars, honoring 35 outstanding Syracuse University students from this year’s senior class, will be held Friday, Oct. 22, at 3:30 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel. The Remembrance Scholarships, among the most prestigious scholarships awarded by the University, were founded as a tribute to Read more

iSchool Professor Awarded NSF Grant

October 18, 2010 | Press Releases

iSchool Professor Awarded NSF Grant to Study Socially Intelligent Computing October 14, 2010 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Kevin Crowston $478,858 over three years to investigate the capabilities of social computational support systems in the context of citizen science. Social computational support systems are defined as partnerships between volunteers and Read more

SU’s Class of 2011 Launches Philanthropic Efforts

October 14, 2010 | Press Releases

SU’s Class of 2011 Launches Philanthropic Efforts at Orange Central October 13, 2010 Hot on the heels of the $20 million gift from Louise and Howard Phanstiel ’70, G’71, one of the largest gifts in Syracuse University’s history, the senior class of 2011 looks to make its own impact on SU students of the future with the launch of the Read more

Syracuse Symposium Continues with Ingeborg Bachmann Conference

October 14, 2010 | Press Releases

Syracuse Symposium Continues ‘Conflict’ Theme with Two-Day Ingeborg Bachmann Conference October 13, 2010 Austrian postwar writer Ingeborg Bachmann is the subject of a two-day conference at Syracuse University titled “Lay Down Your Weapons: Writing Against War.” More than 20 scholars from North America, Europe and Asia will come together for a series of panel discussions on Thursday, Nov. 4, in Read more

Music from Terezin Will Be Featured in Malmgren Series

October 14, 2010 | Press Releases

Music from Terezin Will Be Featured in Nov. 7 Malmgren Series Presentation October 13, 2010 The Malmgren Concert Series at Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel will present The Hawthorne String Quartet: Music from Terezín on Sunday, Nov. 7, a special concert featuring music from Czech composers incarcerated at the Theresienstadt (Terezín) concentration camp during the Holocaust. This performance, co-sponsored by the Read more