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Campaign for Syracuse University Travels to Strategic SU Regions

November 23, 2010 | Press Releases

Campaign for Syracuse University Travels to Strategic SU Regions November 22, 2010 Boston-area alumnus Michael Thonis ’72 challenges Boston alums to join the effort Officially launched in November 2007, the five-year Campaign for Syracuse University is now at a critical juncture. With a total of $787,777,055 raised as of Sept. 30, and a little over two years left to achieve Read more

Wind Turbine Firm Joins SU in Clean Energy Collaborative

November 23, 2010 | Press Releases

Wind Turbine Firm Joins SU in Clean Energy Collaborative November 23, 2010 Syracuse University and Impact Technologies Group of Syracuse have formed an alliance to convert Central New York winds into kilowatts. The SU School of Architecture and Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) are joining with the company Read more

2011 Dulye Leadership Experience Prepares Students

November 22, 2010 | Press Releases

2011 Dulye Leadership Experience Prepares Students to Get that Dream Job November 22, 2010 What do Fox News, JPMorgan Chase, General Electric, Raytheon and the Peace Corps have in common? They’ve all hired graduates of the Dulye Leadership Experience, a unique leadership training and career development program developed exclusively for Syracuse University juniors and seniors. Currently accepting applications for scholarships Read more

Newhouse School Announces Donald Vinik Fellowship

November 19, 2010 | Press Releases

Newhouse School Announces Donald Vinik Fellowship in Goldring Arts Journalism Program November 18, 2010 Leah Rankin, a graduate student in the Goldring Arts Journalism program in Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, has been named the Donald Vinik Fellow for 2010-2011. The fellowship, which includes a $10,000 tuition stipend, was made possible through the generosity of businessman Donald Read more

Orange Tree Fund Helps Fund Student Startups

November 19, 2010 | Press Releases

Orange Tree Fund Makes Funding Available for Student Startups November 17, 2010 Students at Syracuse University are eager to start exploring their business ideas, and the Orange Tree Fund (OTF) gives them a leg up to start a business before they even leave SU. “College is the perfect time to start a business,” says Bruce Kingma, associate provost for entrepreneurship Read more

SU and OCC Announce New ‘2+2’ Dual Admission Agreements

November 19, 2010 | Press Releases

Syracuse University and Onondaga Community College Announce New ‘2+2’ Dual Admission Agreements November 17, 2010 Academically qualified students will be guaranteed simultaneous admission to OCC and SU with seamless transfer into one of 33 SU degree programs, and receive a predictive SU financial aid package In a signing ceremony held today, Onondaga Community College (OCC) President Debbie L. Sydow and Read more

Warehouse Gallery Becomes Taté Wikikuwa Museum for a While

November 19, 2010 | Press Releases

Warehouse Gallery Becomes Taté Wikikuwa Museum for a While November 17, 2010 The Warehouse Gallery has changed its appearance to temporarily host a fictive Native American museum: the Taté Wikikuwa Museum by Rigo 23, focusing on Native American Leonard Peltier. A public reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 18 from 5–8 p.m., featuring live music by Robert Benedict, Native American Read more

SU Psychologist Wins NSF CAREER Award

November 19, 2010 | Press Releases

SU Psychologist Wins NSF CAREER Award to Study Memory November 16, 2010 For some, the warm, sweet smell of cookies baking in the oven evokes fond memories of sleigh bells, a nighttime visitor and prancing hooves on a rooftop. Smell is among countless cues that can trigger a memory, but researchers understand relatively little about how or why the process Read more

Bowne Hall is New ‘Green’ Home of Biomaterials Institute

November 16, 2010 | Press Releases

Bowne Hall is New ‘Green’ Home of Syracuse Biomaterials Institute November 15, 2010 The Syracuse Biomaterials Institute (SBI) has been busy settling into its newly renovated “green” home in Bowne Hall since moving in last month. The space, which covers part of the third floor and the entire fourth floor, was revamped using a variety of sustainable techniques and materials. Read more

Students to Explore Solutions for Sustainability

November 16, 2010 | Press Releases

Students to Explore Solutions for Sustainability and Action in Partnership with Global Communications Company November 15, 2010 “Connect a Billion/Do One Thing for Sustainability,” an intense brainstorming and design session, will be hosted this weekend, Nov. 19-20, at Syracuse University’s COLAB collaboration laboratory. Thirty-six students from six SU schools and colleges will come together in a two-day charrette to explore Read more

Entrepreneurship Week Honors SU’s Top 10 Student Companies

November 16, 2010 | Press Releases

Global Entrepreneurship Week Honors SU’s Top 10 Student Companies November 15, 2010 “It took twelve years of primary education, four years of college and a year and a half of graduate school—nearly 18 years—for me to realize I didn’t need a resume,” says Andrew Farah, an information management graduate student at the iSchool. Farah is part of an increasing trend. Read more

EBV Program Adds Louisiana State University

November 15, 2010 | Press Releases

EBV Program Adds Louisiana State University; SBA Awards $2.6 Million to Whitman School for New Entrepreneurship Programs for Women Veterans, Guard and Reserve Families November 10, 2010 The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, the national headquarters for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program, has announced the expansion of the EBV to E.J. Ourso College of Read more

SU Dedicates Quad in Honor of Former Chancellor Shaw

November 8, 2010 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Dedicates Quad in Honor of Former Chancellor Kenneth A. Shaw November 6, 2010 Syracuse University Chancellor and President Nancy Cantor and the University’s Board of Trustees have dedicated the University’s Quadrangle (“the Quad”) in honor of Chancellor Emeritus Kenneth A. “Buzz” Shaw. To be known as the Kenneth A. Shaw Quadrangle, the recognition reflects Shaw’s transformative role in Read more

Whitman’s EBV Program, PepsiCo Partnership Celebrated

November 5, 2010 | Press Releases

Whitman’s EBV Program, Partnership with PepsiCo, Celebrated at ‘Salute a Soldier Day’ at the Carrier Dome November 4, 2010 As part of Syracuse University’s Courage Day celebrations honoring military and veteran organizations on Saturday, Nov. 6, four graduates of the Whitman School of Management’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program have been selected to serve as honorary captains Read more

HUB Speaker Series to host Bloomberg Technology Manager

November 5, 2010 | Press Releases

HUB Speaker Series to host Bloomberg Technology Manager November 4, 2010 Daniel Hong, technology manager for Bloomberg LP, will present “2010 Market Landscape: Enterprise-Wide Technology Strategies in an Increasingly Dynamic Market Data Management Environment.” The lecture, part of the HUB Fall Speaker Series, will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, in the Katzer Room, 347 Hinds Hall. Read more