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Archive for July 2017

IVMF Awarded Nearly a Quarter of a Million Dollars

July 28, 2017 | Press Releases

In separate grants, the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and IBM Center for the Business of Government awarded the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) research and evaluation division over $235,000 to study strategies and approaches to reinvent traditional federal and state government policies, programs and coordination of services among agencies to fundamentally improve support of veterans and Read more

Syracuse University to Invest $100 Million in Academic Programs, Student Experience

July 26, 2017 | Press Releases

Syracuse University announced Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and the Student Experience, a $100 million initiative to provide all students with a distinctive, world-class learning experience to prepare them for professional and personal success. “Invest Syracuse is the engine for advancing the University’s academic programs and the student experience,” says Chancellor Kent Syverud. “It will elevate our academic excellence, provide Read more

University Awarded $4 Million to Boost Retention of Minority Students in STEM

July 13, 2017 | Press Releases

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $4 million grant to Syracuse University to lead an effort to develop and implement strategies for augmenting the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs of study and careers. The five-year grant, which runs through 2022, was awarded as part of the NSF’s Louis Stokes Alliance Read more

Undergraduate Research Gets Major Boost from New Program

July 13, 2017 | Press Releases

Syracuse’s Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising (CFSA) recently chose nine undergraduate researchers to participate in the newly created Young Research Fellows Program (YRFP). Funding for this Universitywide program, including a two-year stipend, is made possible by a gift from Elliott Portnoy ’86 and his wife, Estee.  “An early start on independent research and creative inquiry allows students more time Read more