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Engagement Fellows to continue Scholarship in Action initiatives

April 29, 2011 | Press Releases

Engagement Fellows will remain in Syracuse post graduation to continue Scholarship in Action initiatives April 29, 2011 Twenty-one Syracuse University seniors have been selected as the 2011 Engagement Fellows, a yearlong program supported by the Kauffman Foundation that assists with securing local employment and arranges remitted tuition for courses at SU with professional and faculty mentors. This year, the Engagement Read more

Sociologist explores impact of Sullivan-Clinton Campaign

April 29, 2011 | Press Releases

Sociologist explores impact of Sullivan-Clinton Campaign on Native American, New York history April 25, 2011 The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, the largest military offensive ever against the Haudenosaunee (“People of the Longhouse”), is the subject of a multimedia presentation by Robert Spiegelman in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Spiegelman will discuss “New York’s Missing Link: The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, Then and Read more

First annual Ceramic Arts Lecture to feature Linda Sikora

April 29, 2011 | Press Releases

First annual Ceramic Arts Lecture to feature Alfred University’s Linda Sikora April 25, 2011 The Everson Museum of Art and Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) announce their first annual Ceramic Arts Lecture. Linda Sikora, professor of art at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, will present the lecture on Thursday, April 28, Read more

Say Yes to Education, National Grid honor city schools

April 29, 2011 | Press Releases

Say Yes to Education, National Grid Foundation honor Delaware Academy, Seymour Dual Language Academy, John T. Roberts School April 21, 2011 Author! Author! Thirty-three of Syracuse’s newly published young authors will be treated like celebrities at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in DeWitt, N.Y., on Wednesday, April 27, at 4:30 pm. The student authors represent three Syracuse City Schools—Delaware Academy, Seymour Read more

‘Many Faiths One Humanity’ participants to share videos

April 29, 2011 | Press Releases

‘Many Faiths One Humanity’ participants to share contemplative videos April 25 April 21, 2011 In March, a diverse group of 11 Syracuse University students—Buddhist, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Pagan, undecided and hyphenated combinations thereof—traveled to London for “Many Faiths, One Humanity,” an interfaith study experience and experiment in religious pluralism. Interlaced among the experiences were opportunities to simply “be,” as the Read more

Syracuse, Onondaga County named one of 10 top green communities

April 29, 2011 | Press Releases

SU Warehouse site of EPA announcement: Syracuse, Onondaga County named one of 10 top green communities in nation April 20, 2011 Before a standing-room-only crowd at Syracuse University’s Warehouse, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County one of 10 top green communities in the nation. “It’s an amazing vision,” said EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Read more

Whitman School announces winners of Panasci Competition

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Whitman School announces winners of 2011 Panasci Business Plan Competition April 19, 2011 The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has announced the winners of its annual Panasci Business Plan Competition, overseen by the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship. The competition is made possible by long-time Whitman School supporter the late Henry A. Panasci, founder of Fay’s Drugs. Read more

School of Education Urban Education lecture series continues

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

School of Education Urban Education lecture series continues with ‘Waiting for Superman’ and panel discussion April 26 April 18, 2011 The Syracuse University School of Education’s next installment in its Landscape of Urban Education lecture series will be a screening and discussion of “Waiting for Superman,” the powerful 2010 documentary about urban education reform. “Who Are We Waiting For?: Profiling Read more

University of Memphis music educator to speak

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

University of Memphis music educator to speak on increasing urban students’ access to quality music instruction April 18, 2011 Nicole R. Robinson, an associate professor and head of the music education division at the University of Memphis, will present the lecture “The Middle School Memphis Project: Increasing Urban Students’ Access to Quality Music Instruction through a School-Community-University Partnership” on Thursday, Read more

The HUB Spring Speaker Series continues April 21

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

The HUB Spring Speaker Series continues April 21 with Andrea Singer April 15, 2011 Andrea Singer, managing director with JPMorgan Chase Worldwide Securities Services, will be the next guest of The HUB 2011 Spring Speaker Series on Thursday, April 21. Singer will present “Managing Projects in a Globally Distributed Operating Environment.” The event will begin at 5 p.m. in the Read more

Nunan Research Day lecture addresses water challenge

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Nunan Research Day lecture addresses water challenge April 15, 2011 On April 8, Professor Sotira Yiacoumi G’87, ‘92, spoke at Syracuse University about innovative methods to remove ionic pollutants from aqueous solutions. These methods, driven by the formation of an electrical double layer, are part of research aiming to address the global challenge of water scarcity. Yiacoumi’s lecture was a Read more

John Burdick to receive 2011 Wasserstrom Prize

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

John Burdick to receive 2011 College of Arts and Sciences Wasserstrom Prize April 13, 2011 John Burdick, professor of anthropology in Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, will receive the 2011 William Wasserstrom Prize for the Teaching of Graduate Students. The award will be presented during the 2011 Graduate School Read more

Ray von Dran Awards provide $70,000 to SU student startups

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Ray von Dran Awards provide $70,000 to SU student startups at Emerging Talk April 11, 2011 Twelve Syracuse University student startups won a combined $70,000 in seed funding at the second annual Emerging Talk conference on April 1 at the AXA Towers, Syracuse. Student companies pitched to panels of judges composed of alumni, entrepreneurs and faculty at The Tech Garden. Read more

Student Start-up Accelerator has new name

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Student Start-up Accelerator has new name April 11, 2011 The Syracuse Student Start-up Accelerator, an initiative that helps Central New York college students start private enterprise and nonprofit/social ventures, has been renamed. The new name for the initiative is the Raymond von Dran Innovative and Disruptive Entrepreneurship Accelerator, or IDEA. Von Dran served as dean of the iSchool at Syracuse Read more

Eight faculty members to be honored for teaching excellence

April 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Eight SU faculty members to be honored April 13 for teaching excellence; Kutcher, Lane named Meredith Professors April 11, 2011 Syracuse University has named Norman A. Kutcher, associate professor of history in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and The College of Arts and Sciences, and Sandra D. Lane, professor of public health and anthropology in the College Read more