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Archive for January 2013

Coder and Journalist Dan Schultz to Present ‘Hacking Journalism’ Feb. 6

January 28, 2013 | Press Releases

The second installment of the new Digital Edge Journalism seminar series in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications will bring to campus Dan Schultz, a Knight-Mozilla Fellow at the Boston Globe. He will discuss “Hacking Journalism” on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at noon in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Follow at #hackj. The series is sponsored by Peter Read more

$500,000 Lockheed Martin gift to benefit IVMF programs that assist veterans, military families with post-service transition

January 24, 2013 | Press Releases

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has announced Lockheed Martin as an IVMF One-Star Corporate Partner. The company’s commitment of $500,000 over the next three years will benefit the institute’s hands-on programs, activities and projects focused on helping veterans and military families make the transition to post-service life. The company’s support will assist the growth Read more

Les Sirènes Baroque Chamber Ensemble to perform Feb. 3 as part of the Malmgren Concert Series

January 24, 2013 | Press Releases

Les Sirènes Baroque Chamber Ensemble will be the next guest in the Malmgren Concert Series at Hendricks Chapel on Sunday, Feb. 3. The concert begins in the chapel at 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available in the Irving Garage. The ensemble will perform “’Virtuosi Italiani’: The Florid Style of Monteverdi and Read more

BE Wise campaign educates students about alcohol poisoning

January 23, 2013 | Press Releases

Over the past several years, alcohol poisoning has been a growing problem among students. As a way to address this issue, the Division of Student Affairs is kicking off a new campaign, “BE Wise,” this semester to help educate students about alcohol poisoning. The BE Wise campaign takes a harm-reduction approach that creatively informs students about the dangers of alcohol Read more

Falk College’s Department of Marriage and Family Therapy expands to Peck Hall

January 23, 2013 | Press Releases

 St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center on-site presence offers additional access to community mental health services The Falk College’s Department of Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and its Couple and Family Therapy Center have expanded their presence in the Syracuse community with a second location at 601 E. Genesee Street, which is known throughout the community as Peck Hall. The expansion Read more

P&G’s Deb Henretta G’85 to kick off spring Eric Mower Advertising Forum speaker series

January 18, 2013 | Press Releases

Deb Henretta G’85, group president of Procter & Gamble’s Global Beauty Care division, will visit the Newhouse School on Monday, Jan. 28, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. She will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum. Henretta leads P&G’s beauty care business with a portfolio of Read more

Architecture/urban design, equine therapy among programs to receive funding

January 18, 2013 | Press Releases

Summer@Syracuse announces the recipients of the Innovative Summer Program Development Fund (ISPDF) for summer 2013. The fund provides financial support to encourage faculty and departments to design and deliver new summer courses and programs. Fourteen program submissions, representing nine schools/colleges across campus, were chosen to receive funding (up to $20,000) to develop or advance long-term growth of summer curricula. Among Read more

Ray Smith Symposium explores issues of Latina/o ‘citizenship’ Jan. 31-Feb. 1

January 16, 2013 | Press Releases

In response to the United States’ growing Hispanic population, the College of Arts and Sciences is presenting several events on the theme of “citizenship,” Jan. 31-Feb. 1. The events are part of the yearlong Ray Smith Symposium titled “Moving Borders: The Culture and Politics of Displacement in and from Latin America and the Caribbean.” Events include keynote addresses by Suzanne Read more

Jules R. Setnor, benefactor of SU’s Setnor School of Music, dies at 101

January 11, 2013 | Press Releases

Jules R. Setnor ’32 M.D.’35, a generous benefactor of Syracuse University’s Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music and Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium, died Friday, Dec. 21, at his home in Longmeadow, Mass., at age 101. Born in Belleville, N.J., on March 21, 1911, Setnor graduated from Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Read more

Video: Dome roof to be used to recycle rainwater

January 10, 2013 | Press Releases

One of Central New York’s most prominent buildings will soon have a new role: recycling rain. Thanks in part to a $1.35 million dollar grant, Syracuse University will be undertaking a project that aims to collect runoff from the teflon roof, and use the water to flush toilets in restrooms. Director of Design and Construction Eric Beattie explains in this Read more

Teams chosen to advance in Movement on Main competition

January 8, 2013 | Press Releases

UPSTATE: A Center for Design, Research and Real Estate in the Syracuse University School of Architecture and the Syracuse University Office of Community Engagement and Economic Development have announced the results of stage one of the Movement on Main: Designing the Healthy Main Street competition. In late December, competition advisors reviewed many considered and competitive proposals by talented interdisciplinary teams Read more

2013 Spector/Warren Fellows announced

January 7, 2013 | Press Releases

Cohort travels to Holocaust Museum Houston for learning intensive The School of Education has announced its eighth class of Spector/Warren Fellows. New fellows are engaged in a six-day learning intensive in Houston through Jan. 12. The Spector/Warren Fellowship for Future Educators was launched in 2006, in conjunction with the School of Education and the Holocaust Museum Houston, and is designed Read more