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Archive for April 2017

Students Receive Prestigious Udall Scholarship

April 27, 2017 | Press Releases

Two Syracuse University students have been selected for the prestigious Udall Scholarship and one has been named a Udall Honorable Mention. Jade Rhoads was named a Udall Scholar in the field of tribal policy. Rhoads is a junior majoring in Russian language, literature and culture in the College of Arts and Sciences and geography in the College of Arts and Read more

Gift by John ’61 and Diane Riley Creates Five-Year Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Engineering

April 26, 2017 | Press Releases

A major gift from University Trustee John Riley ’61 and his wife, Diane, will establish a new dual degree program that allows Syracuse University students to earn both an MBA from the Whitman School and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Engineering and Computer Science in just five years. Longtime supporters of the University, the couple have endowed the Read more

Women of the University Community Honoring Student Scholarship Recipients at Spring Brunch

April 17, 2017 | Press Releases

Now celebrating its 90th year, the Women of the University Community organization is hosting its Annual Spring Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Comstock Room of the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center. The event will celebrate the six young women who have won scholarships supported by Women of the University Read more

Christine Jolls to Deliver the Third Annual Paul Volcker Lecture

April 10, 2017 | Press Releases

Christine Jolls will deliver the Third Annual Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Maxwell Auditorium. The lecture, “Lawmaking in a Behavioral Economics World: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Present and Future,” is free and open to the public; R.S.V.P. is strongly recommended. Professor Jolls is currently the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor at Yale Read more

Newhouse Magazine Students Honored by New York Women in Communications

April 6, 2017 | Press Releases

Two students from the Newhouse School are recipients of scholarships from New York Women in Communications (NYWICI). Lauren Dana, a sophomore from Valley Stream, New York, and Jacqueline Homan, a junior from Cincinnati, are both students in the magazine program. Homan received the Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour magazine, which is awarded to a college student who has experience in Read more

Alumnus Honored for Entrepreneurship in Making Bagels an American Staple, Philanthropy

April 3, 2017 | Press Releases

Marvin Lender ’63 has many wonderful memories about his family’s bagel bakery while growing up. Lender remembers the times he would stand at a bench making bagels by hand—a skill that could take up to a year to learn—in the 400-square-foot backyard garage, set up as a small bakery at his family’s home in New Haven, Connecticut. On Sunday mornings, Read more