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Archive for February 2016

JPMorgan Chase Gives $13.8 Million to Renew Support for IVMF

February 29, 2016 | Press Releases

Officials of JP Morgan Chase present a check for $13,8 million to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families during haltime of the Syracuse University men’s basketball game against North Carolina State on Saturday, Feb. 27. From left to right are Syracuse University student and U.S. Marine Corps Reservist Lance Corporal Kevin Lee; JPMorgan Chase employee and U.S. Army Veteran Read more

Droga5 Founder, Creative Chairman Dave Droga to Speak at Newhouse Feb. 29

February 26, 2016 | Press Releases

David Droga, founder and creative chairman of Droga5, will visit the Newhouse School Monday, Feb. 29, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 5:10 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum. Droga5 is a creative and strategic agency headquartered in New York with an office in London. Founded Read more

AP Correspondent Kathy Gannon to Be Honored with Tully Free Speech Award March 7

February 23, 2016 | Press Releases

Associated Press correspondent Kathy Gannon is the recipient of the 2015 Tully Free Speech Award. Presented by the Tully Center for Free Speech in the Newhouse School, the award honors journalists who have persevered in the face of threats and other obstacles to free speech. Gannon will receive the award at a ceremony on Monday, March 7, at 7 p.m. Read more

Libraries Announce $1 Million Gift to Endow Plastics Pioneers Curator Position

February 19, 2016 | Press Releases

Dean of Libraries David Seaman has announced a new endowed fund to support the Plastics Pioneers Historical Plastics Collection, created by a $1 million gift to the Syracuse University Libraries. The donor, a successful member of the plastics industry, wishes to remain anonymous. The annual revenue from this endowment will provide support for a new curator who will manage and Read more

Landscape of Urban Education Series Presents Lecture in Memory of Beloved SOE Professor

February 18, 2016 | Press Releases

The School of Education will welcome Michelle Fine, distinguished professor at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center to give a public lecture on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 4 p.m. in Watson Hall Theater. Her presentation, titled “Prec(ar)ious Knowledge: Adolescent Wisdom Borne in Neoliberal Blues: An Essay Written While Dancing On Sari’s Generous Shoulders,” is being given in Read more

Winners Announced in D’Aniello Family Foundation Business Plan Competition

February 12, 2016 | Press Releases

The D’Aniello Family Foundation and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) recently announced the winners of the D’Aniello Family Foundation Business Plan Competition. Eight veterans and military spouses, who are established or aspiring entrepreneurs, were presented with a share of more than $110,000 in seed funding, thanks to the generosity of the D’Aniello Family Foundation, Read more

President Obama to Deliver Keynote Address at Newhouse School’s Toner Prize Celebration March 28 in Washington

February 12, 2016 | Press Releases

President Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker at the award celebration for the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting March 28 in Washington, D.C. The Toner Prize is part of the Toner Program in Political Reporting at the Newhouse School. The program honors the life and work of the late Robin Toner ’76, the first woman to be Read more

Nominees Sought for Judith Seinfeld Distinguished Fellows Faculty Award

February 10, 2016 | Press Releases

The Office of the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs has issued a call to academic deans and department heads to submit faculty nominations for the Judith Seinfeld Distinguished Fellows Award. The award, which carries a $10,000 restriction-free grant for honorees, recognizes those who have made an outstanding contribution through artistic or academic endeavors. It acknowledges recipients’ passion for excellence, creativity Read more

Syracuse University Fit Families Program to Include Children with Autism

February 8, 2016 | Press Releases

The Fit Families Program for Children with Autism, a research-based physical activity program for families with children with autism ages 5 to 10, is currently accepting applications for its five-session workshop beginning in March. Luis Columna, associate professor of exercise science in the School of Education, along with a team of professors, students, and experts from in and around Central Read more