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Archive for August 2014

Libraries Receive John Ben Snow Memorial Trust Grant for Sound Beat Radio Program

August 28, 2014 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Libraries has received a $15,000 grant from the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust to expand the impact of its “Sound Beat” public radio program. Funding will enable staff to enhance the program’s engagement with audiences across the country and intensify its academic impact on campus through the Sound Beat Class Partnership. SB_Logo-thumb-216×144-231Launched in 2011, “Sound Beat” is a Read more

Syracuse University Singers to Tour France

August 26, 2014 | Press Releases

The Syracuse University Singers will embark on its first international tour next summer thanks to a generous gift from an anonymous donor. The choir will travel to France May 25-June 4, 2015, with stops in Paris, Chartres, Tours, Rheims and Strasbourg. The final concert will be hosted by the Conservatoire de Strasbourg, which has a continuing relationship with the Rose, Read more

Catholic Author Headlines Borgognoni Lecture Oct. 6

August 22, 2014 | Press Releases

Renowned Catholic writer Ron Hansen will deliver this year’s Joseph and Amelia Borgognoni Lecture in Catholic Theology and Religion in Society at Syracuse University. Hansen will discuss “Seeing into the Middle of Things: The Work of a Catholic Writer” on Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in Maxwell Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more Read more

Dineen Hall Opening Celebration Set for Sept. 12

August 20, 2014 | Press Releases

The College of Law is celebrating the opening of Dineen Hall on Friday, Sept. 12, with a series of events to engage students, faculty, alumni, friends and the legal community. To honor the remarkable legacy of their parents, Carolyn Bareham Dineen L’32 and Robert Emmet Dineen Sr. L’24, H’66, the Dineen family provided the naming gift for the building. Dineen Read more

School of Education’s Center on Human Policy awarded $2.3 Million Grant for Community for All Project

August 11, 2014 | Press Releases

The Center on Human Policy (CHP), a Syracuse University-based policy, research and advocacy organization affiliated with the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education in the School of Education, has been awarded a five-year, $2.3 million dollar National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR DRRP) development project grant to fund the Community for All Project. For over four decades, the Read more

Students Teach, Advise Teen Artists at Talent Agency

August 11, 2014 | Press Releases

Several Syracuse University students are spending the summer helping local teen artists prepare for college and a career in the arts through a program at Syracuse’s Talent Agency. Talent Agency teaching assistants include, from left, Alberto Veronica, Rebecca Aloisio, Tim Grayson, Hillary Schwickerath and Kejun Zhao. Under the guidance of art faculty and staff in the College of Visual and Read more

Richard Gluckman Creates Lecture Fund in Honor of Former Dean Robbins

August 4, 2014 | Press Releases

Richard Gluckman ’70, G’71 has created the Mark Robbins Lecture Fund in honor of Mark Robbins ’82, former dean of the School of Architecture. The fund will support an annual lecture in New York City by nationally and internationally known architects, scholars, curators, theorists and critics who are important contributors to the design disciplines. “We are grateful to Richard for Read more

Students Meld Creativity, Community Needs in Field House Redesign

August 4, 2014 | Press Releases

The Near West Side of Syracuse became a familiar haunt for a team of architecture, engineering and industrial design students last spring. They met with neighbors, shopped at local stores and visited its art galleries and green spaces. They were there to absorb the neighborhood’s environs and imagine what a renovation of the current Skiddy Park field house might look Read more