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Setnor School Announces 2013-14 Baker Artist Residencies

September 30, 2013 | Press Releases

OperaWorks founder Ann Baltz to hold master class performance Oct. 3 A leading opera educator, a renowned brass ensemble and an international opera star will hold residencies at SU during the 2013-14 academic year as part of the Baker Artist Series in the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in SU’s College of Visual and Performing Read more

Connective Corridor Announces Second Round of Facade Grants

September 26, 2013 | Press Releases

Partners with Central New York Community Foundation on new Syracuse Beautification Fund Syracuse University today announced the recipients of $250,000 in the second round of Connective Corridor Façade Improvement grants to 16 businesses who will make significant investments to improve and redevelop mixed-use properties along the two-mile streetscape and cultural strip that connects University Hill to downtown Syracuse. Funding for Read more

Plastics Pioneers Reading Room to Open in Bird Library

September 25, 2013 | Press Releases

On Friday, Sept. 27, from 2:30–4 p.m., the Plastics Pioneers Reading Room, a gift of donors Glenn and Patsy Beall, will officially be dedicated and opened on the sixth floor of Syracuse University’s Bird Library. The public is invited to the ribbon-cutting event to open this new quiet study and exhibition space. The opening celebration and ceremony will honor the Read more

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

September 25, 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

King Center Imaging Project Exhibition on Campus Will Be on Display Sept. 30-Oct. 1

September 24, 2013 | Press Releases

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is bringing its exhibition booth celebrating the King Center Imaging Project to the Syracuse University campus on Monday, Sept. 30, and Tuesday, Oct. 1. The booth, which showcases digital images of key documents from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s correspondence, speeches and sermons, will be on display in the Panasci Lounge in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Read more

Board of Trustees, University Establish Scholarship Fund to Honor Chancellor Nancy Cantor

September 23, 2013 | Press Releases

From Sorkin Week in Los Angeles to Study Abroad in London to Engagement Scholars in Syracuse, immersion programs that enable students to “test what they think they know” are hallmarks of the Syracuse University experience. Yet not every student has the financial capacity to participate in these dynamic experiences. A new scholarship fund being established to honor SU Chancellor and Read more

‘Are Psychopaths Morally Responsible?’ Is Topic of Anbar Lecture

September 19, 2013 | Press Releases

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Duke University ethicist, will deliver the sixth annual Anbar Family Lecture at Syracuse University and Temple Adath Yeshurun. His SU lecture, titled “Are Psychopaths Morally Responsible?” is Monday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m. in the Killian Room (Room 500) at the Hall of Languages. The previous day, Sunday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m., he will lecture on “Does Read more

Kushner Is First Guest of 2013-14 University Lectures

September 13, 2013 | Press Releases

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner, author of the 2012 Academy Award-nominated film “Lincoln,” will kick off the 2013-14 University Lectures season at Syracuse University on Tuesday, Oct. 8. “A Conversation with Tony Kushner,” discussion between Kushner and University Lectures Director Kal Alston, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel and is free and open to the public. American Sign Read more

‘Dead Man Walking’ Author Helen Prejean to Deliver Borgognoni Lecture Oct. 7

September 9, 2013 | Press Releases

Sister Helen Prejean, a Roman Catholic nun who is a leading voice for the abolition of the death penalty, will present the 2013 Joseph and Amelia Borgognoni Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in Maxwell Auditorium. Titled “Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues,” the event is presented by the Department of Religion in The College of Arts and Sciences. Read more

Distinguished Bass Gregory Sheppard to Present Recital Honoring Music Professor

September 4, 2013 | Press Releases

Distinguished bass Gregory Sheppard will return to Syracuse on Sunday, Sept. 29, to present the recital “Songs Patti Taught Me” in honor of soprano Patti Thompson-Buechner, his teacher, friend and mentor. Sheppard, a 2000 graduate of SU’s Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, credits Thompson-Buechner, a Setnor faculty Read more

CRAVE Arts Immersion Festival to Transform Syracuse Sept. 20-21

September 4, 2013 | Press Releases

The Connective Corridor will become an interactive stage for CRAVE, an innovative arts festival designed to immerse Syracuse in a wide variety of visual and performing arts Sept. 20-21. The two-day festival brings together collaborators to produce events as diverse as a Zombie “Thriller-style” flash mob dance; Café Club Surreal, an Avant-Garde after-hours circus and bistro orchestrated by SU Arts Read more

Saturday Creators’ Conclave Will Explore How Arts and Cultural Activity Impact Economic Development

September 3, 2013 | Press Releases

While Syracuse hosts CRAVE, an interdisciplinary arts festival and conclave Sept. 20-21 across the Connective Corridor, an accompanying statewide “Creators’ Conclave” will explore how the arts can revitalize communities through new performance models and audience engagement strategies. The Saturday, Sept. 21, conclave will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Warehouse in Armory Square, 350 W. Fayette Read more

Whitman’s Online MBA Program Ranked #14 by OnlineMBA.com

September 3, 2013 | Press Releases

The online MBA (iMBA) program at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management has been ranked #14 by OnlineMBA.com. Earlier this year, Whitman’s iMBA program was ranked #13 by Poets & Quants. For their list of the top 20 online MBA programs, OnlineMBA editors considered only U.S.-based schools compiled from rankings publishers, including U.S. News, Financial Times, The Economist and Read more