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Archive for January 2016

Taishoff Center Receives $2 Million to Create Model InclusiveU Program

January 29, 2016 | Press Releases

The Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education in the School of Education has received $2 million in federal funds to develop programs and conduct research for national use through the InclusiveU initiative, which supports individualized and inclusive options for students with intellectual disabilities at the University. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s TPSID program (Transition Read more

From Syracuse to Dubai

January 29, 2016 | Press Releases

Each semester, upper-level architecture students participate in the visiting critic program taught by leading architects and scholars. This semester, students are engaging in a range of complex challenges facing many of today’s cities, including aging infrastructure, urbanization, economic constraints, environmental impact and energy efficiency. The studios include: “Architecture and the City: East Orange, N.J., Studio,” taught by Professor Ted Brown, Read more

University Singers to Compete in Bulgaria, Perform in New York City

January 27, 2016 | Press Releases

The Syracuse University Singers, the most select choral ensemble at the University, will travel to Varna, Bulgaria, May 12-15 to compete in the European Grand Prix, a prestigious international choral competition. Only six choirs in the world are invited to compete. In addition, the University Singers will present a free public concert in New York City on Saturday, Feb. 27, Read more

University Announces Finalists to Design National Veterans Resource Complex

January 20, 2016 | Press Releases

Syracuse University is one step closer to selecting a world-class partner to conceptualize, design and construct the new National Veterans Resource Complex (NVRC). The NVRC Selection Committee, made up of faculty, staff, students and design professionals, recently reviewed the qualifications of 28 of the world’s foremost architecture firms. After careful consideration, the selection committee has chosen three finalists to advance Read more

Physicist Named Brightman Endowed Professor

January 11, 2016 | Press Releases

A physicist in the College of Arts and Sciences is being recognized with a new endowed professorship. Duncan Brown, a world-renowned expert in gravitational wave astronomy and astrophysics, has been named the inaugural Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics. Brown is being lauded for his leadership role in the multinational Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment, his excellence in teaching Read more

Panasci Business Plan Competition Applications Due by Jan. 21

January 10, 2016 | Press Releases

The Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management have announced a call for submissions for the 2016 Panasci Business Plan Competition. The competition accepts business plan ideas from graduate and undergraduate students in all schools and colleges at SU and SUNY-ESF. The two-day competition will take Read more