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FCB Health Creative Officer Will Deliver Mower Lecture at Newhouse Dec. 1

November 29, 2016 | Press Releases

Rich Levy, chief creative officer with FCB Health, will visit the Newhouse School on Thursday, Dec. 1, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the I3 Center, 432 Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum. Levy is responsible for engineering and maintaining creative excellence for all FCB Health brands. He has Read more

Historian Finds Gritty Story of Child’s Life Documented in Special Collections

November 29, 2016 | Press Releases

Woody Register tried to be realistic. “I kept telling myself not to get my hopes up,” says Register, a writer and historian, recalling the moment in 2012 when the staff in the Special Collections Research Center brought him “five or six” simple cardboard boxes. In one of the first ones he opened, in a kind of archival miracle, there it Read more

Syracuse Turns #GivingTuesday into #GivingCUSEday

November 29, 2016 | Press Releases

Celebrated today—the Tuesday following Thanksgiving—#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, a day when the world comes together to support things we truly value. Because Syracuse University holds such a special place in many hearts and to demonstrate the power of Orange spirit and community, Syracuse University is turning this day of giving into #GivingCUSEday. The concept of #GivingCUSEday is Read more

FCB Health creative officer will deliver Mower Lecture at Newhouse Dec. 1

November 28, 2016 | Press Releases

Rich Levy, chief creative officer with FCB Health, will visit the Newhouse School on Thursday, Dec. 1, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the I3 Center, 432 Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum. Levy is responsible for engineering and maintaining creative excellence for all FCB Health brands. He has Read more

Whitman School Establishes Institute for Entrepreneurial Society

November 23, 2016 | Press Releases

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management is establishing the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES), supported by a $1.75 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation. The institute will produce high-quality research on the political economy of entrepreneurship, educate future thought leaders in the field and engage the academic community in explorations of the entrepreneurial society. IES scholars will Read more

Maxwell School Alumni Establish Multimillion Dollar Bequest to Fund Citizenship Education

November 16, 2016 | Press Releases

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs has announced that two alumni, who wish to remain anonymous, have committed a multimillion-dollar gift through their estate plans. This generous gift will ultimately support citizenship education and is currently valued at $2.5 million. The value of the bequest is expected to grow over the donors’ lifetimes. “The Maxwell School is the Read more

Honor Pearl Washington’s Memory

November 16, 2016 | Press Releases

When the men’s basketball team hosts Georgetown in the Carrier Dome on Saturday, Dec. 17, fans will celebrate more than a long-time rivalry with the Hoyas. The event will include a tribute to Syracuse legend Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, and the whole University community can take part in honoring his memory. “There was no better guy, and there’s nobody who has Read more

Veteran and Military Affairs, Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC Announce ROTC Dottle Scholars

November 10, 2016 | Press Releases

A new scholarship has been established for Syracuse University Air Force and Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets, made possible through a generous gift from Paul Dottle and the Dottle Family Foundation. The Dottle Family ROTC Cadet Scholarship will be awarded each year to deserving future leaders in the University’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs, in recognition of Read more

Syracuse University Gains Major Support for Transitioning Veterans in $5 Million Donation from Walmart Foundation

November 9, 2016 | Press Releases

IVMF logoThe Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to aid in the expansion of its AmericaServes program. An important resource for the military community, AmericaServes provides access to a network of human service providers working together in local communities to ensure that accurate and timely Read more

Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad wins Fast Pitch Competition at Charleston Conference

November 7, 2016 | Press Releases

The Blackstone LaunchPad won the Judges’ Prize at the inaugural Charleston Conference Fast Pitch Competition on Nov. 4. The new innovation competition looks for compelling new ideas in academic library and information management. A committee of professional judges selected the winners from a national field of applicants. Scott Warren, associate dean for research and scholarship at Syracuse University Libraries, pitched Read more

Nov. 9 Eric Mower Advertising Forum Lecture to Feature Avidan Strategies CEO Avi Dan

November 7, 2016 | Press Releases

Avidan Strategies CEO Avi Dan will visit the Newhouse School Nov. 9 as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak on “The Second Most Important Job for an Agency” at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3. His talk is free and open to the public. Follow on Twitter at #MowerForum. Dan founded Avidan Read more

Nelson L. Nemerow Memorial Scholarship Furthers Legacy of Water Resources Visionary

November 2, 2016 | Press Releases

The Nelson L. Nemerow Memorial Scholarship in Environmental Engineering has been established in the College of Engineering and Computer Science to support environmental engineering graduate students with interests in clean water initiatives. It was endowed with a generous gift from Nemerow’s son, Glen Nemerow ’73, a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences. Nelson Nemerow was a leading water Read more

Winners of Civic Data Hackathon Announced at City Hall

November 2, 2016 | Press Releases

The winners of the Civic Data Hackathon: Syracuse Roads Challenge were announced recently in a ceremony held at Syracuse City Hall. The hackathon, organized by the School of Information Studies (iSchool) and the City of Syracuse, and supported by AT&T, brought together nearly 30 participants across 13 teams who worked on road quality datasets provided by the city. Participants included Read more

Heart of a Lion

November 2, 2016 | Press Releases

When Marilyn Kerr arrived at Syracuse in 1970, science was a male-dominated profession. The idea of a woman donning a white lab coat and waxing rhapsodic about biology or chemistry seemed, in those days, about as likely as someone synthesizing a gene or performing a bone-marrow transplant. It just wasn’t done. Leave it to Kerr, who died on Oct. 6, Read more

Military Times Ranks Syracuse University #1 Private School, #3 Overall in the Best for Vets: Colleges 2017

November 1, 2016 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s distinguished history serving veterans and military families is once again being recognized, this time by the Military Times. According to Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 ranking, which was released today, Syracuse University is the #1 private school in the country, #3 overall for service members, military veterans and their families. “Today is a proud day for Read more