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Archive for March 2013

Music of Remembrance and Hope to Be Performed April 7

March 28, 2013 | Press Releases

The Syracuse University Regional Holocaust and Genocide Initiative, the Jewish Federation of CNY, and InterFaith Works of CNY have partnered to present a performance of “Kaddish: I Am Here”: Music of Remembrance and Hope in observance of Yom HaShoah, the official day of Holocaust remembrance. Kaddish will be performed by the Syracuse University Oratorio Society with the orchestra Symphoria, conducted Read more

IVMF Offers Scholarship to Female Vets, Military Spouses to Attend 2013 WISE Symposium

March 27, 2013 | Press Releases

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) is offering a full scholarship to female veterans and military spouses interested in attending the 11th annual Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) Symposium event next month in Syracuse. The premier symposium for up-and-coming entrepreneurs, and anyone active in the business community, takes place April 16 at the Read more

University Lectures to Screen Award-Winning Documentary ‘Chasing Ice’

March 22, 2013 | Press Releases

Over a seven-year period—through millions and millions of camera clicks made in some of the Earth’s harshest conditions—renowned environmental photographer James Balog captured undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Glaciers sliding into the sea. Coastlines redefined. Landscapes gone forever. These stark, shocking images will all come to life at Syracuse University on Tuesday, April 16, during the screening of “Chasing Read more

Bestselling Author Lisa See to Speak at Bird Library

March 22, 2013 | Press Releases

As part of Syracuse University’s Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month celebration, New York Times bestselling author Lisa See will hold a question-and-answer session on Monday, April 1, at 2:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor of Bird Library. The event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Central Library, Office of Multicultural Affairs and Read more

Ray Smith Symposium Concludes with Events Devoted to Latino/a Dance, Movement

March 22, 2013 | Press Releases

Anthropologist Ángel Quintero Rivera, photographer Milagros de la Torre headline scholarly discussion Latino/a movement is the focus of the final installment of this year’s Ray Smith Symposium in The College of Arts and Sciences. Events include a keynote lecture and mini seminar by Puerto Rican anthropologist Ángel Quintero Rivera and conceptual photographer Milagros de la Torre, April 4-5. Rounding out Read more

GroupM’s Jones, Cecere Visit Newhouse March 28

March 21, 2013 | Press Releases

Louis Jones, CEO of the GroupM agency Maxus, and Timothy Cecere, chief talent officer for GroupM North America, will visit the Newhouse School on Thursday, March 28, as guests of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. They will present “Promoting Your Personal Brand” at 3 p.m. in the I-3 Center, 432 Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum. Jones joined Maxus Read more

Biomimicry Challenge 2 Offers Event-Filled Weekend of Innovation, Inspiration

March 18, 2013 | Press Releases

Registration for students, faculty and professionals still open In 2013, the crucial need to reduce human impact on the environment is undisputed. Biomimicry is a method of innovation that seeks to solve human problems by taking inspiration from the time-tested strategies of life on earth. The ultimate goal is to create products and processes that function sustainably, in concert with Read more

Master’s program in Renaissance Art History receives Kress Foundation grant

March 18, 2013 | Press Releases

Once again, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation has awarded $25,000 to Syracuse University’s Master’s Program in Renaissance Art History. This grant award enables students to participate in a unique program which includes a semester of study at SU’s main campus, followed by a year of study abroad in the churches, museums and archives of Florence, Italy. Funding from the foundation Read more

Taishoff Foundation grant expands All Star C.A.S.T. program

March 18, 2013 | Press Releases

In the Spring of 2012, the Taishoff Family Foundation awarded $50,000 to Professor Elizabeth Ingram of the  Department of Drama at Syracuse University to expand The All Star C.A.S.T. (Community Actors and Students’ Theatre, formerly known as The Young Actors’ Workshop) Program. This initiative began more than 20 years ago as an effort to provide an outlet in the theater Read more

Maxwell School Faculty Member Honored with Award Established in His Name

March 15, 2013 | Press Releases

A longtime Maxwell School professor has been honored with a donation to establish, in his name, the Larry D. Schroeder Award for Excellence in Ph.D. Research. The annual prize will provide funding to a current Ph.D. student in public administration at Maxwell who, in the opinion of a faculty selection committee, has best demonstrated excellence in research. In making the Read more

SU iSchool Maintains Top Ranking in Information Systems

March 14, 2013 | Press Releases

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University remains ranked No. 1 in information systems in the U.S. News and World Report 2014 Best Graduate Schools Rankings, released March 12. The iSchool also ranked third for school library media, third in digital librarianship and fourth overall in the library and information science category. Full rankings information is available on Read more

Photographer Jim Richardson Discusses Light Pollution in Next University Lecture

March 14, 2013 | Press Releases

As a photographer for National Geographic magazine, Jim Richardson has captured images from some of the most unique places on the globe—from the tops of volcanic peaks to below the surface of swamps and wetlands. He is equally known for his work chronicling life in small-town Kansas. Richardson will speak on “Light Pollution: Our Vanishing Night” on Tuesday, March 19, Read more

Are You ‘In’? Join the Campaign

March 13, 2013 | Press Releases

As Syracuse University Athletics prepares to move to the Atlantic Coast Conference, it is intent on demonstrating the power of Orange pride and the depth of its talent – both on and off the field. To ensure student-athletes are fully prepared – and supported – for the unique challenges posed by the ACC, a call to action is being issued Read more

PepsiCo Dream Machine® Recycling Initiative Presents $500,000 to Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities

March 7, 2013 | Press Releases

PepsiCo Inc., in association with its Dream Machine® Recycling Initiative, has presented a $500,000 donation to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) founded at Syracuse University and operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), which offers self-employment career training, education and job creation for post-9/11 veterans with service-connected disabilities. Launched in 2007 at SU’s Whitman Read more

Fetner Sustainable Enterprise Fellow Pratima Bansal to Visit Campus March 19-21

March 7, 2013 | Press Releases

The Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP) has announces that Pratima (Tima) Bansal, professor and director of the Centre for Building Sustainable Value in the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, is the SEP’s 2013 Fetner Sustainable Enterprise Fellow. As the Fetner Sustainable Enterprise Fellow, Bansal will be on the SU campus March 19-21 to work and meet with faculty, Read more