Libraries News and Events

150 Years of Tradition Showcased at Syracuse University Exhibition

In celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial, Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) will open an exhibition on the sixth floor of Bird Library from Sept. 5 through spring 2020 titled “150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University.” Curated by University Archivist Meg Mason, the exhibition commemorates the University’s Continue Reading →

Stephanie McReynolds, Associate Librarian, Selected for Association of Research Libraries’ Visiting Program Officer Project

Stephanie McReynolds, associate librarian for business, management and entrepreneurship at Syracuse University Libraries, has been selected as one of five Association of Research Libraries’ (ARL) Visiting Program Officers to advance the Research Library Impact Framework initiative, beginning July 1, 2019. The Research Library Impact Framework initiative explores library services, operations, Continue Reading →

Libraries Awarded Collaborative Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded an $82,688 grant to the University of Rochester, Colgate University, Cornell University, and Syracuse University to plan and pilot a skill-sharing program. The grant is part of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program, which supports developing a diverse workforce of Continue Reading →

SU Student Startup MedUX Selected for Medical Device Innovation Challenge Accelerator Program

SU student startup MedUX was one of six teams selected for the prestigious CNY Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) 2019 Medical Device Innovation Challenge (MDIC), an intensive 6-month mentorship accelerator program that starts August 1, 2019.  MedUX was founded by Alec Gillinder ’20 (College of Visual and Performing Arts) and Quinn King Continue Reading →

Student Matt Shumer Selected for Blackstone LaunchPad Techstars Summer 2019 Lift Program

Matt Shumer ’22 (Martin J. Whitman School of Management), founder of OptechVR/Visos, is part of an elite cohort of seven university teams from the United States, selected for the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars LaunchPad Summer 2019 Lift program. The LaunchPad Lift accelerator program, which kicks off this week, includes Continue Reading →

Sound Beat Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Landing on Moon

Syracuse University Libraries’ Sound Beat, the Libraries’ 90-second daily radio program based on recordings from the Belfer Audio Archive, will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon on July 20, 1969 with special “Moon Month” programming. The Apollo 11 spaceflight landed Commander Neil Armstrong and Continue Reading →

150 Years of Tradition Showcased at Syracuse University Exhibition

By Cristina Hatem | July 19, 2019

In celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial, Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) will open an exhibition on the sixth floor of Bird Library from Sept. 5 through spring 2020 titled “150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University.” Curated by University Archivist Meg Mason, the exhibition commemorates the University’s Continue Reading →

Stephanie McReynolds, Associate Librarian, Selected for Association of Research Libraries’ Visiting Program Officer Project

By Cristina Hatem | July 16, 2019

Stephanie McReynolds, associate librarian for business, management and entrepreneurship at Syracuse University Libraries, has been selected as one of five Association of Research Libraries’ (ARL) Visiting Program Officers to advance the Research Library Impact Framework initiative, beginning July 1, 2019. The Research Library Impact Framework initiative explores library services, operations, Continue Reading →

Libraries Awarded Collaborative Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant

By Cristina Hatem | July 10, 2019

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded an $82,688 grant to the University of Rochester, Colgate University, Cornell University, and Syracuse University to plan and pilot a skill-sharing program. The grant is part of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program, which supports developing a diverse workforce of Continue Reading →

SU Student Startup MedUX Selected for Medical Device Innovation Challenge Accelerator Program

By Cristina Hatem | July 9, 2019

SU student startup MedUX was one of six teams selected for the prestigious CNY Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) 2019 Medical Device Innovation Challenge (MDIC), an intensive 6-month mentorship accelerator program that starts August 1, 2019.  MedUX was founded by Alec Gillinder ’20 (College of Visual and Performing Arts) and Quinn King Continue Reading →

Student Matt Shumer Selected for Blackstone LaunchPad Techstars Summer 2019 Lift Program

By Cristina Hatem | July 1, 2019

Matt Shumer ’22 (Martin J. Whitman School of Management), founder of OptechVR/Visos, is part of an elite cohort of seven university teams from the United States, selected for the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars LaunchPad Summer 2019 Lift program. The LaunchPad Lift accelerator program, which kicks off this week, includes Continue Reading →

Sound Beat Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Landing on Moon

By Cristina Hatem | June 24, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries’ Sound Beat, the Libraries’ 90-second daily radio program based on recordings from the Belfer Audio Archive, will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon on July 20, 1969 with special “Moon Month” programming. The Apollo 11 spaceflight landed Commander Neil Armstrong and Continue Reading →

SU Libraries Announces 2019 Faculty Fellows

By Cristina Hatem | June 23, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) announces two 2019 Faculty Fellows grant recipients: James Watts from College of Arts & Sciences, Professor, Religion, and Kate Hanzalik from College of Arts & Sciences, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition. Each recipient has committed to a four-week summer Continue Reading →

Orange Central 2019: What’s Happening at the Libraries?

By Meara Mosny | June 7, 2019

Registration is now open for Orange Central 2019, Syracuse University’s annual homecoming and reunion weekend, September 12-15. Throughout the weekend, Syracuse University Libraries will be hosting a multitude of unique events for the Orange community to enjoy: Friday, September 13 9:30-10:00am or 4:30-5:00pm – 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Continue Reading →

Libraries Announces Several Promotions

By Cristina Hatem | June 7, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries announces several promotions effective July 1, 2019: Anita Kuiken, associate librarian for Falk College, has been granted permanent status. Sebastian Modrow, curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts in the Special Collections Research Center, has been promoted from senior assistant librarian to associate librarian with permanent status. James Continue Reading →

New Biblio Gallery Exhibit at Bird Library: “Everyone Wears Clothes”

By Cristina Hatem | May 30, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries’ new Biblio Gallery Exhibit on the 4th Floor of Bird Library is running from May 30, 2019 through the end of August 2019. The exhibit titled “Everyone wears clothes” was curated by Fashion faculty Professor Jeffrey Mayer and Professor Kirsten Schoonmaker from Syracuse University’s College of Visual Continue Reading →