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Philanthropy Week takes place April 9-13

March 30, 2012 | Press Releases

The second annual Philanthropy Week at Syracuse University takes place April 9-13. Events during Philanthropy Week raise awareness about the importance of giving back to the University and recognize those who support SU through generous donations of time and money. “Philanthropy Week is a celebration of the thousands of alumni, parents, employees and friends who voluntarily support SU,” says David Read more

VPA art, transmedia graduate programs ranked among top 20 in nation by U.S. News & World Report

March 30, 2012 | Press Releases

Master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree programs in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) have been ranked among the top 20 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report as part of its 2013 specialty rankings for Best Graduate Schools in Fine Arts. VPA ranked No. 14 in multimedia/visual communications, a specialty that includes disciplines found Read more

Newhouse School will host symposium examining future of local news

March 29, 2012 | Press Releases

‘The News Re-imagined: The Promise of Foundation-funded Journalism’ will be held April 4 Nationally respected journalists, as well as community leaders and news media executives from Central New York, will gather at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications for a daylong symposium focusing on the future of local news and its impact on the community. “The News Re-imagined: Read more

Colgate University’s Marlowe to lecture on archaeological origins in Roman antiquities collecting

March 27, 2012 | Press Releases

Elizabeth Marlowe, assistant professor of art & art history at Colgate University, will present the lecture “False Friends: Context, Connoisseurship and the History of Roman Art” on Thursday, April 19, at 5 p.m. in Slocum Auditorium (second floor). The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Syracuse Society of the Archaeological Institute of America Read more

‘Citizen writer’ Terry Tempest Williams will close out 2011-12 University Lectures season

March 26, 2012 | Press Releases

Conservationist, free speech advocate and author Terry Tempest Williams will be the final guest of the University Lectures 2011-12 season on Thursday, March 29. Williams will speak on “The Writer as Witness” during a conversation with Don Mitchell, Distinguished Professor of Geography in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel. The lecture Read more

Design alumnus Paul Leibowitz ’84 establishes award for visual communication and digital design

March 20, 2012 | Press Releases

Communications design students in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) now have a chance to compete for a new honor in the program: the Paul Leibowitz Award for Visual Communication and Digital Design. Leibowitz, a 1984 design alumnus and owner of the New York City branding and design agency Leibowitz Communications, established the annual award for one Read more

Former Interpublic Group chairman David Bell to visit Newhouse School April 3

March 20, 2012 | Press Releases

David Bell, chairman emeritus of Interpublic Group, will visit Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Tuesday, April 3, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak on “Winning Formulas for Advertising 3.0” 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

Blue Heron Renaissance Vocal Ensemble is next guest in Malmgren Concert Series

March 19, 2012 | Press Releases

The Blue Heron Renaissance Vocal Ensemble will be the next guest in the Malmgren Concert Series at Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday, March 27. The concert begins in the chapel at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available in the Irving Garage. The ensemble will perform “Music for Three Sovereigns,” featuring Read more

SU College of Law welcomes FCC Commissioner to March 31 Communications Law and Policy Symposium

March 19, 2012 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s College of Law will host its seventh annual Communications Law and Policy Symposium on Saturday, March 31, at the College of Law from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event, “We the People: Broadband Access, Influencing the Vote and Preserving Localism in a Changed Media Landscape,” will highlight current key communications and media policy challenges in the new age Read more

2012 WISE Symposium features powerhouse guest speakers

March 19, 2012 | Press Releases

Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) is bringing powerhouse entrepreneur guest speakers to the 10th annual WISE Symposium April 3 to inspire an anticipated audience of 1,000 at the Syracuse Oncenter. The Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, drives the ever-increasing success of the conference by providing critical support and services for Read more

Student entrepreneurs network, inspire, and compete for seed funding at Emerging Talk

March 15, 2012 | Press Releases

It’s not easy to be a full-time student while holding down a job, let alone also create that job you’re holding down.  It’s not easy to solve math and chemistry problems, let alone decide which of the world’s problems are worth solving and figure out how to do that.  It’s not easy to convince parents to send money, let alone Read more

Award-winning novelist Zadie Smith to talk about writing in the 21st century in March 20 University Lectures presentation

March 14, 2012 | Press Releases

Award-winning novelist Zadie Smith will speak about the point of writing in the 21st century—especially given social media and other influences—in the next University Lectures presentation at Syracuse University on Tuesday, March 20. Smith’s presentation, “Why Write?” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel and is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Irving Garage. Read more

WAER to host Catherine Russell in concert April 28

March 14, 2012 | Press Releases

In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and in celebration of 65 years of broadcast service to the Central New York community, WAER 88.3FM, Syracuse University’s jazz station and NPR affiliate, will be hosting Catherine Russell in concert on April 28, at 7 p.m. at the Palace Theatre. “This April marks WAER’s 65th anniversary,” says WAER’s station manager, Joe Lee. “We Read more

Maxwell again named No. 1 graduate school of public affairs

March 13, 2012 | Press Releases

The Maxwell School of Syracuse University ranks first among graduate schools of public affairs, according to a U.S. News & World Report survey released on Tuesday, March 13. Maxwell has held the No. 1 spot since this rankings category was created in 1995. Maxwell also ranked No. 1 in the public affairs specialties of public management administration, and public finance Read more

Newhouse public relations program honored by PRWeek

March 6, 2012 | Press Releases

The public relations program in Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications received an honorable mention in the PR Education Program of the Year category of the 2012 PRWeek Awards. The awards are among the highest accolades in the public relations industry. “Employers rate Newhouse public relations graduates as consistently ‘day-one ready,’” says Brenda Wrigley, chair of the department. Read more