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Undertone CEO Michael Cassidy to visit Newhouse School Nov. 15

October 31, 2011 | Press Releases

Michael Cassidy, CEO of Undertone, will visit Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Tuesday, Nov. 15, as a guest of the advertising department’s Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. His talk is free and open to the public. Parking is available in SU pay lots. Read more

IBM recognizes SU physicist for excellence in research

October 31, 2011 | Press Releases

Britton L.T. Plourde, associate professor of physics in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, received a 2011 IBM Faculty Award. The highly competitive and prestigious award is presented annually to recognize high-quality research programs and researchers’ contributions to their respective fields and comes with a cash grant of $34,000. The Faculty Award program fosters collaboration between researchers at leading Read more

Whitman alumna, IBM senior vice president to deliver IBM Centennial Lecture

October 28, 2011 | Press Releases

Colleen Arnold ’81 M.B.A., senior vice president of application management services at IBM, will deliver the IBM Centennial Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 1, on the Syracuse University campus. Her address, “Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Generation,” will use examples from the company’s 100-year history to provoke thought about the opportunities and challenges before the next generation of leaders. The Read more

601 Tully announces inaugural multimedia exhibition ‘The Butterfly Effect’

October 27, 2011 | Press Releases

The gallery at 601 Tully, a center for engaged artistic practice located on the Near West Side of Syracuse, announces its inaugural multimedia exhibition, “The Butterfly Effect.” The show will run from Oct. 29-Dec. 9 at the gallery at 601 Tully St. The building’s hours are Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., or by appointment. The gallery will host an opening reception Read more

Paying it forward in time and talents

October 27, 2011 | Press Releases

When noted jewelry historian Mary Gilbert Palmer ’65 learned that Laura Marsolek (left), a junior art history and metalsmithing major, was planning an honors capstone project on Renaissance jewelry, Palmer agreed to lend her expertise. “The College of Arts and Sciences came up with a way for me to ‘pay it forward,’” says Gilbert Palmer, who lives in northern Utah Read more

Center on Human Policy to celebrate 40th anniversary with research and advocacy conference, Nov. 11-12

October 24, 2011 | Press Releases

The Center on Human Policy will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a two-day research and advocacy conference on Nov. 11-12 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, coinciding with Syracuse University’s Orange Central weekend. Alumni, friends, advocates and supporters from around the world are expected to attend this conference, showcasing the groundbreaking research, policy and activism that have been a product of Read more

IVMF’s Schmeling to present on universal design, explore opportunities to assist international organizations during Latin American trip

October 24, 2011 | Press Releases

James Schmeling, managing director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University and executive director of the Global Universal Design Commission, will travel to São Paulo, Brazil through Oct. 28 to present on Universal Design (UD) in the civil construction industry. His presentation is part of the International Meeting on Technology and Innovation for Persons with Read more

St. Joseph’s College of Nursing joins Say Yes to Education Higher Education Compact

October 24, 2011 | Press Releases

St. Joseph’s College of Nursing in Syracuse has become the latest college to join the Say Yes to Education Higher Education Compact, by agreeing to offer free college tuition to Syracuse City School District graduates who meet residency and college entry requirements beginning in 2012. St. Joseph’s College of Nursing joins the nearly 100 colleges and universities currently in the Read more

Ugandan educator Aaron Kintu Moses will speak Nov. 1 in Hendricks Chapel

October 21, 2011 | Press Releases

Aaron Kintu Moses, an educator and leader of the Abayudaya Jewish community of Uganda, will share his work in a multimedia presentation at Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and is generously sponsored in collaboration with Congregation Beth Sholom-Chevra Shas, Episcopal Campus Ministry, Interfaith Works of Read more

Disney’s Hyperion Books vice president Mindy Stockfield ’93 to visit SU

October 21, 2011 | Press Releases

The Alumni Speaker Series will welcome Mindy Stockfield ’93 to campus on Friday, Oct. 28. Stockfield is the vice president of marketing and digital media for Disney’s Hyperion Books. She will speak about how she has used her advertising degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications to transform the way we look at books and will also share Read more

Seven Say Yes legal clinics to open in Syracuse School District

October 20, 2011 | Press Releases

In partnership with the Syracuse City School District (SCSD), Say Yes to Education will open free law clinics in seven locations throughout the SCSD beginning Monday, Oct. 24. This will be the fourth year clinics have been provided in the district through the Say Yes to Education program. The legal clinics have been coordinated by Heidi McCormick, director of Family Read more

Association of National Advertisers CEO Bob Liodice to visit SU’s Newhouse School Nov. 2

October 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Bob Liodice, president and CEO of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), will visit the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Wednesday, Nov. 2, as a guest of the advertising department’s Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. His talk is free and open to the public. Parking Read more

Syracuse Symposium, Society for New Music collaborate to present ‘Geography of the Imagination’

October 20, 2011 | Press Releases

The Syracuse Symposium™ and the Society for New Music will present “The Geography of the Imagination,” a performance featuring the world premiere of a commissioned musical work by Gregory Wanamaker and visuals by renowned artist Carrie Mae Weems, on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel. The performance, which is free and open to the public, addresses the Read more

Physical Safety and Health Workshop for Child Care Providers to be held Nov. 5

October 19, 2011 | Press Releases

The Jack Reilly Institute for Early Childhood and Provider Education, in collaboration with Child Care Solutions, Inc., will sponsor a free workshop for child care providers on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Drumlins from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. “Children’s Physical Safety and Health for Child Care Providers,” is this year’s annual workshop in an innovative series for home- and center-based child care Read more

UVP features video by Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle at Everson site

October 19, 2011 | Press Releases

Urban Video Project will present “Always After (the Glass House)” by internationally recognized multimedia artist Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, through November and December. It will be shown Sunday-Thursday, dusk-11 p.m., outside the Everson Museum of Art. Employing footage shot on a high-speed film camera, “Always After” focuses on the broken glass accumulated after the windows of the Mies-designed Illinois Institute of Technology’s Read more