Archive for September 2011

Wabash professor explores photography’s impact on Pompeii excavation Oct. 5

September 30, 2011 | Press Releases

The excavation of an ancient street in Pompeii is the subject of an upcoming lecture at Syracuse University. Jeremy Hartnett, assistant professor of classics at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., will present “Excavation Photographs and the Rediscovery of the Via dell’Abbondanza at Pompeii” on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in Grant Auditorium in the College of Law. The event, Read more

Whitman honors C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and MIT’s Yossi Sheffi at 62nd Salzberg Memorial Program

September 30, 2011 | Press Releases

On Thursday, Oct. 6, the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will host the 62nd anniversary of the Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Program. The annual celebration of achievements in supply chain management was established in 1949 by Whitman alumnus Murray M. Salzberg ’37. Recipients of this year’s Salzberg Medallion are C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. (accepted by Scott Charlton, executive Read more

IVMF leadership to speak on SU’s longstanding commitment to vets and military families in D.C.

September 30, 2011 | Press Releases

Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University; SU alumnus Ken Quaglio G’91, principal at Ernst and Young; and graduates of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program will speak to SU alumni and interested stakeholders about the University’s longstanding commitment to the veteran and military family communities at an Read more

Syracuse University Library to host cookbook collection event

September 30, 2011 | Press Releases

The Library Associates of Syracuse University Library will celebrate the addition of Joan Green’s extensive cookbook collection to the SU Library with a reception called “Joan’s Table” on Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Crowne Plaza Syracuse Hotel from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at $40 per person by calling 315-443-8782. The idea of “Joan’s Table” emerged after a Syracuse University Read more

Entrepreneur magazine/Princeton Review rank Whitman’s undergrad entrepreneurship program fourth in nation

September 29, 2011 | Press Releases

The undergraduate Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) program in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has been ranked fourth in the nation by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review. The rankings are published in the October issue of Entrepreneur. “This is a wonderful recognition of Whitman’s entrepreneurship program, and we are incredibly proud to be included,” says Melvin Read more

iSchool/Center for Digital Literacy Awarded National Leadership Grant

September 27, 2011 | Press Releases

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) and its Center for Digital Literacy (CDL) have been awarded a National Leadership Grant for $190,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The two-year grant, titled “Investigating Self-Determination Variables in Summer Reading Program Participants,” proposes research that has the potential to make a significant contribution to the library research literature in Read more

SU, Jewish Federation of CNY present ‘Great Jewish Writers’ lecture series

September 27, 2011 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s Judaic Studies Program and the Jewish Federation of Central New York are coming together to present the “Great Jewish Writers” lecture series. Supported by the federation’s Community Program Grant, the series begins with a free lecture about Franz Kafka by Ken Frieden, the B.G. Rudolph Professor in Judaic Studies, on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Read more

Endowed gift expands neuroscience program in the College of Arts and Sciences

September 27, 2011 | Press Releases

Beverly Petterson Bishop ’44 and Charles Bishop ’42, G’44 graduated from Syracuse University in 1944, she with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, he a master’s degree in chemistry. They went on to earn doctoral degrees and led successful careers in teaching and research, primarily at the University at Buffalo. Beverly Petterson Bishop, a nationally recognized neuroscientist, was named Distinguished Teaching Read more

Distinguished cell biologist to present inaugural Ghaleb ’79 and Rima Daouk Visiting Scientist lecture

September 27, 2011 | Press Releases

The Department of Biology in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences presents two lectures by Thoru Pederson ’63, G ’68, the inaugural Ghaleb ’79 and Rima Daouk Visiting Scientist. Both are free and open to the public. Parking is available in Syracuse University’s pay lots. Pederson will present “Alfred Nobel and Those Prizes: Elitism or Science for the Public?” Read more

V-WISE hosts women veteran entrepreneurship training program Sept. 25-27 in Baltimore

September 23, 2011 | Press Releases

For Waldorf, Maryland resident Helen M. Hall, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard, the upcoming Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) program—one of the first federally funded training programs focused on entrepreneurial opportunity for female vets—will offer critical networking opportunities with female vets from the greater Baltimore-D.C.-Northern Virginia area, and further hone her Read more

Syracuse University receives designation as Economic Development University Center

September 23, 2011 | Press Releases

Syracuse University has received a $500,000 award from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) and the designation as an EDA University Center. The award is aimed at igniting innovation and accelerating entrepreneurship, and launching student ventures throughout upstate New York. SU was one of 21 universities nationwide—and the only one in New York state—to receive the designation. The Read more

Social historian Eric Lott to deliver Stephen Crane lecture Oct. 7

September 22, 2011 | Press Releases

Eric Lott, social historian and professor at the University of Virginia, will deliver the Stephen Crane Annual Lecture on Friday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m., in 500 Hall of Languages. Among his writings, Lott is the author of the critically acclaimed “Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class” (Oxford University Press, 1993). The Stephen Crane Annual Lecture Read more

Former Saatchi & Saatchi ad executive Bob Isherwood to visit Newhouse Oct. 3

September 21, 2011 | Press Releases

Bob Isherwood, former worldwide creative director with the advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi, will visit Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Monday, Oct. 3, as a guest of the advertising department’s Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak on “Creativity: Where the Big Ideas Come From” at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Read more

AltruHelp, Syracuse University announce social entrepreneurship collaboration

September 21, 2011 | Press Releases

AltruHelp, a social media platform, toolbox and online community to support volunteering and corporate social responsibility, has announced a collaboration with the Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service (CPCS) and the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. The partnership will provide students with an opportunity to experience the real world of social entrepreneurship and Read more

Tyszko to lead SU efforts to advance faculty venture development

September 21, 2011 | Press Releases

To strengthen and multiply opportunities for Syracuse University faculty members to bring results of their research to market as innovative products and services, SU has reorganized several key support mechanisms under the leadership of Mary Ann Tyszko, who will head the newly created Office of Strategic Business Development and Innovation. Integrating the current functions of technology transfer, corporate relations and Read more