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Teaching the Global Power of Sport, Olympics Through a Communication Lens

Friday, July 12, 2024, By John Boccacino
Historically, the Olympics have provided countless memorable athletic achievements—the Miracle on Ice men’s hockey team upsetting the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York; the Dream Team capturing gold at the 1992 Summer Olympics in...

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    3 Student Veterans Honored as Tillman Scholars

    Thursday, June 27, 2024, By John Boccacino

    Three talented and passionate Syracuse University student veterans—Benetta Dousuah G’25, second-year law student Jude Akpunku and Zahra Johnson G’25—were recognized as 2024 Tillman Scholars by the Pat Tillman Foundation. The award unites and empowers remarkable military service members, veterans and…

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    Friday, July 26 from 5-9:30 p.m.
    From 5-7 p.m., there will be opening receptions at Light Work (316 Waverly Avenue) for the Summer Exhibitions, "According to the Laws of Chance" and the 2024 Light Work Grants in Photography Exhibition. At 8:30 p.m., Light Work’s Urban Video Project will have a live video performance from our regional commissioned artist, Paulina Velázquez Solís, on the Everson Plaza (401 Harrison Street).
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