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Archive for April 2012

Burton Blatt Institute names inaugural Olinsky Law Group Fellow

April 30, 2012 | Press Releases

Stephanie Woodward, a second-year student at Syracuse University College of Law and a research assistant with the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at SU, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Olinsky Law Group/Burton Blatt Institute Fellowship. The fellowship was established through a generous gift from disability law attorney Howard D. Olinsky L’85, a member of BBI’s board of Read more

Annual Faculty Recognition Awards program honors teaching excellence

April 30, 2012 | Press Releases

Kazaz, Massey named Meredith Professors At the annual Faculty Awards Recognition event held recently at Goldstein Alumni & Faculty Center, Chancellor Nancy Cantor and Vice Chancellor and Provost Eric Spina congratulated the winners of the 2011-12 University teaching awards, including the 2012 Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professorships for Teaching Excellence, the 2011-12 Teaching Recognition Awards and the 2012 Read more

2012-13 Remembrance Scholars chosen

April 27, 2012 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2012-13 Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The students, who were returning from a semester of study in London and Read more

University Lectures announces 2012-13 season

April 26, 2012 | Press Releases

Six distinguished guests will share their diverse global experiences and perspectives with the Syracuse University and Central New York communities this fall and next spring as part of the 2012-13 University Lectures series. Guests during the fall 2012 semester will include Bill McKibben, environmentalist, author and founder of 350.org; Ron Brownstein, political director of Atlantic Media Company and editorial director Read more

CNY Regional Economic Development Council announces SyracuseCoE to start first stage of NYE-RIC project

April 25, 2012 | Press Releases

The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council has announced that Syracuse University has signed an incentive proposal and is officially moving forward with the first stages of the transformational New York Energy Regional Innovation Cluster project on the strength of a $3 million grant awarded as part of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Council initiative. This funding will be Read more

Inaugural Goldberg Technology and Innovation Prize awarded to Panasci Business Competition Team PsyQic

April 25, 2012 | Press Releases

The Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, home of dreamers and doers, is proud to announce the first annual Goldberg Award for Technology and Innovation, sponsored by Lee Goldberg ’06 BS, co-founder and president of Vector Media Group. The Goldberg Prize for Technology and Innovation is valued at $2,500 and recognizes the Panasci Business Plan Competition entry that leverages advanced use of Read more

Student-run businesses win $50,000 at 2012 Panasci Business Plan Competition

April 19, 2012 | Press Releases

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has announced the winners of its $50,000 Panasci Business Plan Competition, hosted annually by the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE). The competition is made possible by long-time Whitman School supporter, the late Henry A. Panasci, founder of Fay’s Drugs. Sixteen teams comprised Read more

Posse students welcomed during Spring Reception

April 19, 2012 | Press Releases

From April 16-18, Syracuse University hosted 33 admitted students from Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles for the first ever Posse Spring Reception. Accompanied by directors from each city’s program, the inaugural cadres traveled to SU for an introduction to the campus, their admitting schools or colleges and each other. The Posse Scholars will attend SU through the Posse Foundation’s prestigious Read more

White House Young America Series comes to CNY Wednesday night with live event at Syracuse University

April 18, 2012 | Press Releases

Central New Yorkers will have an opportunity Wednesday to discuss with White House and U.S. Department of Education officials matters of concern to young Americans and see examples of successful civic engagement by young people in the community. The White House Young America Series: Live From Syracuse University event takes place from 6-9 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Read more

Recipients of Imagining America grants announced

April 18, 2012 | Press Releases

Seven faculty members have received grants from Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life  to develop courses and projects that encourage significant community-campus collaboration around a relevant issue and further disciplinary and public knowledge. The chosen courses and projects also demonstrate the likelihood of becoming sustainable and incorporate the humanities, arts or design. The courses will take place during Read more

Kauffman Entrepreneurship Engagement Fellows will stay and start it up in Syracuse

April 18, 2012 | Press Releases

Sixteen Syracuse University seniors and alumni have been selected as 2012 Kauffman Entrepreneurship Engagement Fellows (KEEF), a yearlong program fueled by Enitiative that provides tuition for courses at SU, professional and faculty mentors, and space in the Syracuse Student Sandbox at The Tech Garden and/or the Couri Hatchery. “These students are among the best and brightest of the Syracuse University Read more

IVMF, Whitman School awarded $854,525 grant to implement management certificate and degree programs for veterans

April 17, 2012 | Press Releases

The Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®), owner of the GMAT® exam and the leading membership organization of graduate business and management schools worldwide, today awarded the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and the Whitman School of Management a $854,525 grant to fund implementation of customized management certificate and degree programs for veterans. The GMAC Management Education for Tomorrow Read more

Award-winning ecologist to present 2012 Life Sciences Lecture ‘Is Mother Nature Short Sighted?’

April 17, 2012 | Press Releases

Hanna Kokko, laureate fellow at Australian National University, will present “Is Mother Nature Shortsighted?” for the 2012 Jack and Pat Bryan Life Sciences Lecture at Syracuse University. The lecture, which will begin at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 1, in the Lundgren Room (106) of the Life Sciences Complex, is the keynote presentation for the second annual Life Sciences Symposium. The Read more

School of Education’s Dotger receives grant from Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

April 16, 2012 | Press Releases

Benjamin Dotger, associate professor of teaching and leadership in the Syracuse University School of Education, has been awarded a grant for $199,650 from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to establish a simulated interaction model (SIM) for pre-service secondary teachers. In collaboration with SUNY Upstate Medical University, Dotger will design clinical simulations to better prepare future high school teachers for the Read more

Former Senator Bill Bradley kicks off new lecture series with talk ‘We Can All Do Better’

April 16, 2012 | Press Releases

What does it mean to be an ethical citizen? What do the needs for public responsibility demand from us, whether we work in the private or the public sectors, and whether we are entry-level employees or top leaders? The Tanner Lecture Series on Ethics, Citizenship and Public Responsibility is a new lecture series at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Read more