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Roger Sherman Named as Fall 2016 Gluckman Visiting Critic at Syracuse Architecture

September 28, 2016 | Press Releases

Roger Sherman, AIA, senior project director of urban strategy at Gensler, Los Angeles, has been named as the fall 2016 Richard Gluckman Visiting Critic at Syracuse Architecture. Established in 2012 by Fred Stelle, B.Arch ’70, M.Arch ’71, and his wife, Bettina Stelle, to honor Richard Gluckman, B.Arch ’70, M.Arch ’71, the Richard Gluckman Visiting Critic Endowed Fund helps to bring Read more

Falk College Hosts Author, Nutritionist Jill Castle Oct. 6

September 27, 2016 | Press Releases

Falk College and its Nutrition program will host the Second Annual Ann Selkowitz Litt Distinguished Speaker Series featuring childhood nutrition expert and author, Jill Castle, MS, RDN, CDN, on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in Grant Auditorium. Her presentation, “Fueling the Growing Athlete: What’s In, What’s Out and What’s Essential,” is free and open to the public. It Read more

School of Education, Say Yes to Education Offer Free SAT Prep Workshops

September 27, 2016 | Press Releases

The partnership between the School of Education and Say Yes to Education Syracuse continues with the start of a new year of SAT Prep classes for Syracuse City School District high school students. Three innovative sessions will run on Saturdays in October, February and April for an expected 200 students, focusing on character building, confidence building and life skills beyond Read more

Akerlof to Deliver Volcker Lecture on Wednesday

September 27, 2016 | Press Releases

George Arthur Akerlof will deliver the 2016 Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics, titled “Phishing for Phools,” on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 4 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public; RSVP is strongly recommended as there is limited seating. Free parking will be available at the University Ave Parking Garage. The event will be Read more

Syracuse University Dialogue to Examine the Roles of Media, Law and Politics in Syrian Conflict

September 26, 2016 | Press Releases

Accountability in the Syrian conflict will be the focus of a daylong event hosted by the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications next month. “Running for Cover: Politics, Justice and Media in the Syrian Conflict” will take place Oct. 6 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3. The event Read more

iSchool and City of Syracuse Launch Civic Data Hackathon

September 26, 2016 | Press Releases

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) and the City of Syracuse announced today the launch of the Civic Data Hackathon: Syracuse Roads Challenge, powered by AT&T. The partnership between the iSchool, the city and AT&T creates the first community-based hackathon in Syracuse that encourages community involvement in support of solutions to city infrastructure issues. Challenge participants will be provided with Read more

Mathematician’s Work on Complex Geometry Recognized Internationally

September 21, 2016 | Press Releases

Mathematics Assistant Professor Yuan Yuan has recently been recognized for his work on complex geometry with both a Simons Collaboration Grant and an invitation to speak at a prestigious conference, the International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM). The geometry you may have learned in high school describes three-dimensional objects that can be observed in the world we live in. Complex Read more

First Outside Contractor Hired to Work on Future NVRC Site Is Veteran

September 20, 2016 | Press Releases

The first outside contractor hired to work on the National Veterans Resource Complex (NVRC) is a veteran. Daniel MacDonald, founder and owner of MacDonald Engineering, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1986-1992 and is now working as a land surveyor on the future site of the NVRC . Syracuse University Vice Chancellor for Veteran and Military Affairs Mike Haynie Read more

Sean Scanlon Named Vice President for Development

September 16, 2016 | Press Releases

Matt Ter Molen, senior vice president and chief advancement officer, has named Sean Scanlon, a 16-year veteran fundraiser and development strategist, vice president for development. He will assume his new role on Monday, Oct. 17. In his new position, Scanlon will oversee all central giving teams, including the Office of Annual Giving, Office of Planned Giving, Office of Family Giving, the Read more

The Gift that Will Last ‘Forever’

September 16, 2016 | Press Releases

Joan Kibbe was a graduate music student at Syracuse University in the early 1960s when she discovered the music of Gustav Mahler. While taking classes in what is now the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, she studied the Austrian composer’s “Das Lied von der Erde” (“The Song Read more

During Past Three Years, Donor Support to University Has Increased by 50 Percent as Enthusiasm Grows for Academic Strategic Plan, Campus Framework Projects

September 15, 2016 | Press Releases

As Syracuse University works to shape its future via the Academic Strategic Plan, along with the Campus Framework, the enthusiasm has grown in support of its ambitious goals. One critical avenue of support has been in the area of fundraising. Supporters have acknowledged the work being done—to enhance the University and promote an outstanding student experience—with increased donations to help drive Read more

$1M Investment from Nappis Establishes Stem Cell Research Activities

September 14, 2016 | Press Releases

A $1 million investment by Syracuse University Trustee Samuel G. Nappi, and his wife, Carol, has established a leading-edge stem cell research laboratory in the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute. Dubbed the System Tissue Engineering and Morphogenesis (STEM) Lab, it will support the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering’s efforts to improve, extend and enhance the lives of millions throughout the world. “Modern Read more

Falk College Celebrates New Susan R. Klenk Learning Café, Kitchens with Dedication Sept. 16

September 12, 2016 | Press Releases

Falk College today announced the opening of the Susan R. Klenk Learning Café and Kitchens, a new hands-on learning laboratory to prepare students with traditional and emerging professional competencies for careers in food, nutrition, dietetics and public health. A dedication ceremony, reception and tours will take place Friday, Sept. 16, at 9:30 a.m. on the fifth floor of White Hall Read more

Richard Kirshenbaum ’83, CEO of Branding Agency NSG/SWAT, to Speak at Newhouse Sept. 20

September 9, 2016 | Press Releases

Richard Kirshenbaum ’83, CEO of NSG/SWAT, will speak at the Newhouse School Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3. His talk is part of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum. A Newhouse alumnus, Kirshenbaum is one of the most exciting personalities in New York City advertising. In 1987, at age 26, he Read more

La Casita to Host ‘¡Familia!’ and Latino Baseball Exhibits, Panel Discussion

September 9, 2016 | Press Releases

La Casita Cultural Center, a program of the College of Arts and Sciences, kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) with back-to-back events devoted to Latinos in baseball and to a themed community collective called “¡Familia!,” taking place in its “Balcón Criollo” gallery. The first event is an opening reception for the “Balcón Criollo” (“Creole Porch”) exhibit, co-hosted by former Read more