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SU’s 11th Annual Syracuse Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp Begins Oct. 19

August 27, 2013 | Press Releases

SU’s annual Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp, now in its 11th year, begins Oct. 19 and runs for six consecutive Saturdays through Nov. 23. The bootcamp, led by the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship in the Whitman School of Management, assists new business owners, or those with a dream or idea, in developing the skills necessary to take their idea or existing venture to Read more

Library Features Birds of John Audubon in the American Landscape

August 26, 2013 | Press Releases

Libraries’ fall exhibition features Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ Syracuse University Libraries’ fall exhibition, “John James Audubon and the American Landscape,” will open with a reception on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 6 p.m. in the Special Collections gallery on Bird Library’s sixth floor. John James Audubon and the American Landscape showcases Syracuse University’s copy of the rare double elephant folio “The Read more

SUArt Galleries Presents ‘A World Apart: Art from the Samuel T. Pees Collection of Ethnographic Art’

August 23, 2013 | Press Releases

The Syracuse University Art Galleries is presenting “A World Apart: Art from the Samuel T. Pees Collection of Ethnographic Art,” an exhibition that highlights artwork gifted to the University Art Collection by collector Samuel T. Pees Curated by SUArt Galleries Director Domenic J. Iacono, the exhibition will present 30 pieces of original artwork featuring a breadth of media from oil Read more

Victor & Spoils Chief Marketing Officer Andrew Nathan Kicks Off Eric Mower Advertising Forum

August 22, 2013 | Press Releases

Andrew Nathan, chief marketing officer for Victors & Spoils, will visit the Newhouse School on Thursday, Sept. 5, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will discuss “Lessons Learned from an Advertising Journeyman” at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum. Nathan has more than 18 years of experience Read more

Newhouse Program ‘Kick it Up!’ Offers Crowdfunding Training, Financial Support to Student Entrepreneurs

August 22, 2013 | Press Releases

Training will take place Nov. 19; application period is Nov.r 20–Dec. 9 Attention, Newhouse students! Do you have a storytelling idea or project that could use some monetary support? Are you using Kickstarter or another similar service to crowdfund but would like some guidance? That’s where Kick it Up! comes in. A new program offered by the Newhouse School in partnership Read more

SUArt Galleries Exhibition ‘Nyumba Ya Sanaa: Works from the Maryknoll Collection’ Opens Sept. 5

August 21, 2013 | Press Releases

The SUArt Galleries will present “Nyumba ya Sanaa: Works from the Maryknoll Collection,” an exhibition of recent acquisitions to the University Art Collection that will introduce the Central New York community to Tanzanian artwork created in the last quarter of the 20th century.  Curated by SUArt Galleries Director Domenic J. Iacono, the exhibition will include 90 pieces of original artwork Read more

University Acquires Wainhouse Archive, Marquis de Sade’s English Translator

August 20, 2013 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center has acquired the archive of American translator and National Book Award winner Austryn Wainhouse. Wainhouse is best known for his complete and uncensored English translations of the Marquis de Sade’s 1791 novel “Justine” (1953), which tells of a well-intentioned young woman who finds herself subjected to all manner of sexual depravity at the Read more

Dischiave Honored by IBM for Curriculum Achievements

August 15, 2013 | Press Releases

Dave Dischiave, associate professor of practice and director of the Global Enterprise Technology and Systems and Information Science programs at the School of Information Studies (iSchool), has been recognized by IBM for his development of curricula focusing on business and technical skills. IBM’s Big Data and Analytics Faculty Awards honor the work of faculty members who develop coursework that reflects Read more

360i-Sponsored Pilot Program Brings Harlem Teens to Campus

August 15, 2013 | Press Releases

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications recently hosted 10 high school students from the Harlem section of New York City who were on campus to learn about the field of advertising and associated careers. The students, all part of the 360i/Harlem Children’s Zone/Newhouse School Summer Immersion Pilot Program, spent July 29 and 30 at SU, where they attended workshops, Read more

SU Marching Band Uniform Campaign Achieves Goal

August 13, 2013 | Press Releases

New uniforms to debut at Oct. 5 ACC football home game versus Clemson “A New Look for a New Era,” the campaign to outfit the Syracuse University Marching Band (SUMB) in new uniforms for its Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) debut this fall, has achieved its $150,000 goal. The band, housed in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ (VPA) Rose, Read more

IVMF Hosts Seventh V-WISE Entrepreneurship Training Conference for Female Veterans and Military Spouses

August 12, 2013 | Press Releases

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) has announced the seventh offering of its Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) program, hosted in Seattle, Aug. 16-18. V-WISE is the first federally funded program focused on engaging entrepreneurial opportunity for female veterans, launched by Syracuse University in cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). As a Read more

Talent Agency to Exhibit Work by Local Teen Artists

August 9, 2013 | Press Releases

Local teen artists who participated in Talent Agency’s six-week summer intensive art program will show their work at an open house, exhibition and reception on Friday, Aug. 16, from 3:30-6 p.m. The free event will take place at the Talent Agency art studios, 831 W. Fayette St., Syracuse, where the teens have been meeting since July 9 to produce high-quality Read more

Janklow Launches Arts Leadership Advanced Certificate Program

August 5, 2013 | Press Releases

Provides students with ‘broad perspective’ of organizational leadership The College of Arts and Sciences has announced the establishment of the Janklow Arts Leadership Advanced Certificate Program. Designed for recent college graduates as well as experienced practitioners, the 15-credit-hour program provides additional training for students pursuing leadership positions in the arts or allied fields. The certificate program is administered by the Read more

VPA’s Film Program Ranked No. 16 by the Hollywood Reporter

August 5, 2013 | Press Releases

The College of Visual and Performing Arts’ film program in the Department of Transmedia was ranked No. 16 on the Hollywood Reporter’s (THR) list of the “Top 25 Film Schools of 2013” in its Aug. 9 issue. The article highlights the program’s involvement in the International Filmmaking Academy; study abroad opportunities in Bologna, Italy, and Prague, Czech Republic; and the Read more

The Limits of War

August 5, 2013 | Press Releases

Four SU students worked with Syracuse youth to develop a community campaign for understanding humanitarian laws through American Red Cross program Is torture legal? Is one death justified to save thousands of lives? Are soldiers responsible for obeying an officer’s command to kill civilians? A Southside Academy Charter School student discusses laws involving prisoners of war for a video as Read more