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Project Advance Summer Institute begins

June 30, 2011 | Press Releases

June 30, 2011 On June 27, Syracuse University Project Advance kicked off its annual Summer Institute training, which brings 141 high school teachers from across the Northeast and abroad to the SU campus to be trained to teach SU courses in their home schools. The three-week Summer Institute runs through July 15, with most of the teachers—114—on campus the first Read more

Institute for Veterans and Military Families takes part in veteran working group at Clinton Global Initiative meeting

June 29, 2011 | Press Releases

June 29, 2011 History suggests that the economic and social challenges faced by the more than 2.5 million Americans who have served our country in uniform since 2001 will be formidable upon their transition from military service to civilian life . In order for our nation’s vets to succeed, we must understand how to effectively transition them in a way Read more

Welch Allyn, SU announce new plans for Blue Highway

June 29, 2011 | Press Releases

Welch Allyn, Syracuse University announce new plans for Blue Highway, LLC June 28, 2011 Created in 2008 as a technology incubator of Syracuse University and Welch Allyn, Blue Highway, LLC, has flourished in its mission to research and incubate innovative health care technologies and concepts. Today, June 28, Welch Allyn announced that Blue Highway—a wholly owned subsidiary of Welch Allyn—will Read more

GET workshop explores best practices for experiential learning

June 24, 2011 | Press Releases

GET Curriculum Workshop explores best practices for experiential learning June 22, 2011 In 2008, Syracuse University and JPMorgan Chase & Co., through a unique university-industry collaboration, piloted the Global Enterprise Technology (GET) program. As information technology curricula must adapt to rapid changes in the workplace and in an ever-expanding global marketplace, this interdisciplinary curriculum was built on a foundation of Read more

Graduate student shares passion for science

June 24, 2011 | Press Releases

Graduate student shares passion for science with middle school students during Science Horizons Summer Program June 22, 2011 When Nadia Essi was selected as the only eighth-grade student from Levy Middle School to attend a science camp at Syracuse University, she was excited to learn more about a subject she had come to love. “My fifth-grade teacher, Mrs. Berman, had Read more

Linder named inaugural Chancellor’s Fellow in the Humanities

June 24, 2011 | Press Releases

Mark Linder named inaugural Chancellor’s Fellow in the Humanities June 20, 2011 Mark Linder, Syracuse Architecture associate professor, has been named the inaugural Chancellor’s Fellow in the Humanities beginning in August. This position marks the critical place of architecture within the humanities. It will offer new avenues for programming with the Humanities Center at Syracuse University, aiming to foster discussion Read more

EBV-Families expands to College of Business at Florida State

June 24, 2011 | Press Releases

EBV-Families expands to College of Business at Florida State June 17, 2011 The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans’ Families (EBV-F), an education and training program founded in 2010 and based at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, has announced its expansion to Florida State University’s College of Business. Florida State plans to launch their EBV-F program in 2012, on Read more

Local teachers prepare students for summer science adventure

June 24, 2011 | Press Releases

Local teachers prepare students for summer science adventure June 17, 2011 Forty middle school students from throughout Onondaga County were selected to take part in the 19th annual Bristol-Myers Squibb Science Horizons program at Syracuse University. The program, which includes field trips, lectures and hands-on learning opportunities, will kick off on Monday, June 27. Fully funded by Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Read more

Virtual Community Museum unveiled

June 24, 2011 | Press Releases

Virtual Community Museum unveiled June 16, 2011 A photo of two small girls sitting on their front porch. An adoption certificate. An interview with an elderly Syracuse resident, sharing memories of life in Syracuse many decades ago. These are a few of the hundreds of items shared by Syracuse residents that form a rich tapestry offering a rare glimpse into Read more

Second SU transnationalizing LGBT conference to be held

June 24, 2011 | Press Releases

Second Syracuse University transnationalizing LGBT conference to be held in Madrid June 15, 2011 On July 3-5, an international conference, “LGBT/Queer Studies: Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships, ” will be held in Madrid as a follow-up to the September 2010 “Transnationalizing LGBT Studies” conference on campus organized by Syracuse University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies program. The conference Read more

VA awards BBI partner contract to examine employment of vets

June 15, 2011 | Press Releases

VA awards Burton Blatt Institute partner contract to examine employment of veterans June 13, 2011 Thanks to a $483,000 grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University, in partnership with veteran-owned business Corporate Gray, will conduct substantial research to improve the hiring and retention of veterans by businesses nationwide. In consultation with Read more

VPA announces establishment of Philip H. Stevens Award

June 13, 2011 | Press Releases

VPA announces establishment of Philip H. Stevens Award in industrial and interaction design June 10, 2011 Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has announced the establishment of the Philip H. Stevens Award in the college’s industrial and interaction design (IID) program in its Department of Design. The award is named in honor of Philip H. Stevens ’51, Read more

Haynie appointed Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship

June 13, 2011 | Press Releases

Haynie appointed Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship in Whitman School June 10, 2011 Melvin T. Stith, dean of the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, announces that J. Michael “Mike” Haynie has been named the Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship, in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research and service. Haynie was previously the Barnes Fellow. Haynie holds a Ph.D. Read more

Syracuse University to receive Ted Koppel Collection

June 10, 2011 | Press Releases

Ted Koppel, original anchor of the groundbreaking ABC News program “Nightline,” has agreed to make a donation of videotapes and other items he has prepared or received during his career in broadcast journalism to the Syracuse University Library. Koppel began his broadcasting career at SU in 1956, ultimately serving as SU radio station WAER’s program director from 1959-60. Now, 51 Read more

300+ students begin training to work in Say Yes summer camps

June 10, 2011 | Press Releases

More than 300 college students begin training to work in Say Yes summer camps June 8, 2011 More than 300 college students, representing 46 colleges and universities, will be on the Syracuse University campus on Monday, June 13, to train at the Say Yes Summer Institute to become summer enrichment specialists for the 2011 Say Yes to Education Summer Camp. Read more