Syracuse University teams have won nearly $3.4 million in business plan competitions in the past three years, dominating regional, state and global competitions. The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at SU Libraries coordinates several of the campus qualifying competitions that…
SU in the News: Friday, May 27
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Chancellor Nancy Cantor published an op-ed in the Huffington Post on colleges and universities addressing global challenges.
The Post-Standard, 9WSYR, CNY Central and the Associated Press reported on the campus return of alumnus Floyd Little ’67, former Syracuse running back and Professional Football Hall of Famer, who will serve as special assistant to the athletics director in SU Athletics.
TMCNet reported on the new summer course “Studio Recording/The Inclusive Recording Studio: Summer @SUbCat.” The new undergraduate/graduate will give SU students the opportunity to teach Syracuse high school students with disabilities about the art of music production and recording engineering in a professional recording studio. SUmmer @SUbCat is sponsored by SU’s Burton Blatt Institute; University College; and the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) as part of the Music Technology Access Project (MTAP).
Chancellor Cantor is mentioned in the Ithaca Journal for her participation in the upcoming conference “The State of Upstate New York Conference: Resiliency, Partnerships and Innovation.”
The Post-Standard reported on the work by the School of Architecture’s “Freedom By Design” students, which is a national network of student volunteers who create and build projects that improve the safety, dignity and comfort of clients with disabilities. The SU group is currently completing a wheelchair accessible deck for a home in Syracuse.
The Post-Standard and YNN News reported on the appointment of Beth Rougeux as director of administration for the Syracuse mayor.
WAER covered this week’s Center for Sustainable Engineering workshops led by Cliff Davidson, Thomas and Colleen Wilmot Chair in Engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science. Engineering professors from around the nation and abroad have attended the workshops, held at the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems, to learn how to incorporate concepts within the rapidly developing field of sustainability into their existing courses and how to develop new courses.
David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, was interviewed on BBC News on the on the arrest of Ratko Mladic for war crimes charges. He is also quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on the claim for Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi’s cash.
Horace Campbell, professor of African American Studies and political science in The College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School, is mentioned in The New Age for his recent discussion about the renewed liberation activity in Africa.
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