Archive for September 2012

Digital Witness Symposium to be held Oct. 4

September 27, 2012 | Press Releases

The Central New York Humanities Corridor, supported by an award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will present the annual Digital Witness Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Follow the event on Twitter at #DWS2012. The symposium is free and open to the public. Co-sponsors are the Syracuse University Humanities Read more

GRP Records founder Larry Rosen to visit Syracuse Oct. 2

September 26, 2012 | Press Releases

Legendary music entrepreneur Larry Rosen is coming to Syracuse. Co-founder of the contemporary jazz label GRP Records, Rosen will discuss music entrepreneurship on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. at CNY Jazz Central (441 East Washington St.). The event is free and open to the public; complimentary parking is provided by the Central New York Philanthropy Center (431 East Fayette Read more

Whitman School names Miller Distinguished Entrepreneurship Scholar

September 24, 2012 | Press Releases

Danny Miller, research professor at HEC Montréal and chair professor of strategy and family business at University of Alberta, has been named the 2012 Falcone Distinguished Entrepreneurship Scholar by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Miller will share his knowledge in a lecture titled “A Career Based on Configurations” Oct. 1 Read more

Syracuse Stage plaza, featuring ‘singing sidewalk,’ dedicated

September 23, 2012 | Press Releases

Want to feel like a child again? Come and see one of the newest features along the Connective Corridor, the redesigned Syracuse Stage plaza, on Saturday, Sept. 29, at noon during the Syracuse Stage Open House. Timothy Bond, Syracuse Stage producing artistic director, and Linda Dickerson Hartsock, director of community engagement and development for Syracuse University, will dedicate the new Read more

10th annual Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp begins Oct. 13

September 21, 2012 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s annual Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp, a training program led by the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship in the Whitman School of Management, assists current and aspiring entrepreneurs in developing the skills necessary to take their idea or existing venture to the next level. Now in its 10th year, this year’s bootcamp begins Oct. 13 and runs for six consecutive Saturdays, concluding Read more

Source Marketing managing partner and advertising alumnus Rich Feldman ’81 to visit the Newhouse School Oct. 3

September 17, 2012 | Press Releases

Rich Feldman ’81 (@ShmergleMan), managing partner of Source Marketing, will visit Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Wednesday, Oct. 3, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Follow the event on Twitter at #MowerForum. Source Marketing is an integrated marketing services Read more

The Campaign for Syracuse University surpasses historic $1 billion fundraising goal more than three months early

September 13, 2012 | Press Releases

Syracuse University today announced that it has surpassed its goal for the most ambitious fundraising effort in the institution’s history. With more than three months remaining until its conclusion on Dec. 31, 2012, The Campaign for Syracuse University has surpassed its goal of $1 billion. Through the generosity of more than 60,000 individual donors, including trustees, alumni, faculty, staff, students, Read more

EPA awards funding to Syracuse University to support environmental education

September 13, 2012 | Press Releases

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck announced Sept. 13 that EPA has provided more than $130,000 to Syracuse University to fund educational projects in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the eight federally recognized Tribal Nations within New York State. The Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) Center for Sustainable Community Solutions will use the funding Read more

VPA Advisory Council members establish post-M.F.A. engagement fellowship; inaugural fellow named

September 13, 2012 | Press Releases

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has announced the establishment of the Ginsburg-Klaus Post-M.F.A. Engagement Fellowship. The academic, yearlong fellowship, which includes a residency in San Pedro, Calif., is funded through a gift by VPA alumna Marylyn Ginsburg-Klaus ’56, G’57 and her husband, Charles Klaus ’07, who both serve on VPA’s Advisory Council. Graduates of VPA’s master of Read more

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend delivers inaugural Borgognoni Lecture Oct. 15

September 13, 2012 | Press Releases

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend—eldest daughter of late U.S. Senator Robert Kennedy and author of “Failing America’s Faithful: How Today’s Churches Are Mixing God With Politics and Losing Their Way” (Warner Books, 2007)—is visiting Syracuse University. Townsend will deliver the inaugural Joseph and Amelia Borgognoni Lecture in Catholic Theology and Religion in Society on Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in Maxwell Read more

National Children’s Mental Health Summit to be held Sept. 27-29 in Syracuse

September 10, 2012 | Press Releases

Trauma, psychiatric medications, family therapy, nutrition and systems reform are a sampling of the topics experts from across the country will discuss at the Children’s Mental Health Summit, September 27-29 in Syracuse. It’s About Childhood & Family, Inc., along with event co-sponsors including the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University, its Department of Marriage Read more

Campus, city, county debut one-mile walking loops as part of Healthy Monday

September 10, 2012 | Press Releases

New signs designed by students and staff who are part of the Healthy Monday Syracuse team at SU are making it easy for people to find and follow a series of mile-long walking loops located in city and county parks, connecting City Hall to the County Office Building in downtown Syracuse, and on the campuses of SUNY Upstate Medical University Read more

Leading expert in climate change science to present 2012 Milton First-Year Lecture

September 7, 2012 | Press Releases

Richard B. Alley will also present a free public seminar on climate change research Richard B. Alley, internationally renowned expert on climate and renewable energy, will present the 2012 Laura Hanhausen Milton First-Year Lecture, hosted by Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Alley, host of the 2011 PBS special “Earth: The Operator’s Manual” and Read more

Notre Dame philosopher headlines SU’s first William P. Alston Lecture Sept. 22

September 5, 2012 | Press Releases

Peter van Inwagen, the John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, is delivering the inaugural William P. Alston Lecture at Syracuse University. Titled “Russell’s China Teapot,” the lecture will take place on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Kilian Room, Room 500 of the Hall of Languages. The event is free and open Read more

Linda Stone Fish appointed David B. Falk Endowed Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

September 5, 2012 | Press Releases

Linda Stone Fish was named the inaugural David B. Falk Endowed Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Syracuse University’s Falk College. For more than two decades, Stone Fish has devoted herself to training master’s and doctoral students in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy at SU in various teaching and leadership roles. She is currently the director of Read more