First-year students and transfer students in their first year who have already achieved academic success at the University were honored at the Success Scholars reception Feb. 23. The Success Scholars program recognizes new students who earned a GPA of 3.75…
Recorded webcasts now available of ‘Common Ground for Peace’ panels
Full video recordings of the Oct. 8 “Common Ground for Peace” morning and afternoon panel discussions at Syracuse University featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama are now available for viewing online at oneworld.syr.edu/webcast/index.html.
The Dalai Lama was joined at the symposia by the events’ moderator, NBC News national and international correspondent Ann Curry, SU Chancellor and President Nancy Cantor, a bevy of distinguished panelists and several multicultural music performers.
The morning event, “The Rise of Democracy in the Middle East,” included the Dalai Lama; Nobel Peace Laureate and Iranian human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi; Nobel Peace Laureate and former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency Mohamed ElBaradei; director of the Moral Courage Project at New York University’s School of Public Service Irshad Manji; energy and national security specialist and former Director of Central Intelligence R. James Woolsey; and former U.N. ambassador Andrew Young.
Participants in the afternoon event, “Shifting the Global Consciousness,” were the Dalai Lama; human rights advocate Martin Luther King III; Ebadi; ElBaradei; Academy Award winning composer, UN Ambassador and philanthropist A.R. Rahman; and Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi.