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Archive for December 2016

Hosein Earns Prestigious DNI Grant

December 14, 2016 | Press Releases

Assistant Professor Ian D. Hosein in the College of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) Grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund. The DNI grant program promotes the careers of young faculty by supporting research of high scientific caliber and enhances the career opportunities of their undergraduate and graduate students through research Read more

Alumnus Establishes Ludwig Stein Memorial Fellowship for Seniors in Painting

December 13, 2016 | Press Releases

College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) painting alumnus Ken Maxwell ’03 has established a fellowship in memory of his former professor at Syracuse University. The Ludwig Stein Memorial Fellowship supports a senior or seniors studying painting in the college’s School of Art. Stein taught painting and drawing in the School of Art for 42 years. He was a past Read more

University Community Selects Furnishings for Einhorn Family Walk

December 7, 2016 | Press Releases

In a campuswide survey this fall, members of the University community have selected the furnishings for the Einhorn Family Walk. The option, which includes granite blocks topped by wooden seating surfaces, will provide seating and other features to allow for conversation areas along the walkway that extends from the Newhouse complex to Bird Library. Campus community members were asked in Read more

State Sen. David Valesky visits InclusiveU at Syracuse University

December 5, 2016 | Press Releases

The School of Education’s Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education welcomed State Sen. David Valesky to campus recently, where he attended an InclusiveU/Peer-2-Peer Pizza Party in Schine Student Center. Valesky secured support in the 2016 New York State Budget for the program, which provides an opportunity for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to attend the University. The funding is Read more

English Department Establishes Memorial Fellowship

December 5, 2016 | Press Releases

Joseph Hughes liked big words—so much so that his brother often consulted a dictionary while talking to him. “Joe was a bright man with a promising future,” he told the Daily Orange shortly after Hughes’ untimely death at age 32. “He was a prolific writer, reader and lover of the arts.” That was four years ago. Today, the description still Read more

University Lectures Hosts Humans of New York Founder, Pulitzer-Winning Authors

December 5, 2016 | Press Releases

The 16th season of the University Lectures will continue in the spring semester with two Pulitzer Prize-winning writers—Jhumpa Lahiri (“Interpreter of Maladies”) and Sonia Nazario (“Enrique’s Journey”)—and the creator of the immensely popular Facebook/Instagram sensation Humans of New York, Brandon Stanton. Syracuse University’s premier speaker series brings to campus notable individuals of exceptional accomplishment who share their diverse global experiences Read more