Libraries News and Events

“Film Tasting” celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of SU creatives

“Film Tasting,” a pop-up student film and animation showcase, will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13 in Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad hosts Syracuse qualifier for the Hult Prize competition, “The Nobel Prize” for student startups

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library will host a December 11 campus qualifier for the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. Continue Reading →

King Family gift supports Architecture Reading Room renovation, renaming

A generous gift from Russell A. King ’52 and his late wife, Joan “Jiggy” King ’50 will create the King + King Architecture Library Endowed Support Fund, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of King + King Architects. Continue Reading →

December 11-15 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from December 11-15 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

SparkCharge shares top prize in FuzeHub 2017 Commercialization Competition

SparkCharge was among the five companies taking top prize in FuzeHub’s 2017 Commercialization Competition. Continue Reading →

Impact Prize winners announced

Winners of the first Impact Prize competition at Syracuse University were announced this week. Solutions to social, civic, environmental, economic, or other public challenges were developed by a field of 36 teams, with finalists competing November 14 in front of a live audience as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Consequences of Classification: Systemic Violence Against Marginalized Communities

“Consequences of Classification: Systemic Violence Against Marginalized Communities” talk on Monday, December 4, 2017, 5:15–6:30 p.m. in 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

AJ Damiano scores another win with PowerSpike

Angelo (AJ) Damiano ’18, founder of student startup PowerSpike, won the $7,500 top prize in the U.S.-Western NY regionals of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA). Continue Reading →

Resource Spotlight: Early European Books (EEB)

The Libraries recently purchased access to Early European Books, a expansive collection of digitized works printed in Europe between 1450-1700. Continue Reading →

Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid available; applications due March 1, 2018

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries invites applicants for its Alexander N. and Margaret Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid Program, now in its seventh year. Continue Reading →

Historian Finds Gritty Story of Child’s Life Documented in Special Collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 29, 2016

Read Sean Kirst’s piece on newly published SU Press book, The Muckers, edited by Woody Register. Continue Reading →

Focus on Architectural Materials session on November 30

By Julie Sharkey | November 18, 2016

Syracuse University School of Architecture and SU Libraries welcome Joseph Yenna from Sky Wallsto the Architecture Reading Room Materials Focus Series on Wednesday, November 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Slocum Hall, room 202. Continue Reading →

Social Impact Investing: a Global Entrepreneurship Week event on November 16 at Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 14, 2016

Social investing experts to speak at Global Entrepreneurship Week panel on Wednesday, November 16 at 10 a.m. in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Powerhouse lineup across campus showcases Global Entrepreneurship Week

By Julie Sharkey | November 14, 2016

Global Entrepreneurship Week at Syracuse University (GEW@SU) launches today, with more than two-dozen events featuring famous entrepreneurs, founders and funders, along with panel discussions, films, meetups and more. Continue Reading →

Global Entrepreneurship Week launches with keynote by founder Carl Schramm

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 9, 2016

Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off with a keynote by its founder, Carl Schramm, University Professor and former president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The opening event, “The History of Innovation,” will be Monday, Nov. 14, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons at Bird Library, Continue Reading →

Election Day Bake Sale

By Julie Sharkey | November 7, 2016

Sweet treats for a great cause! The Libraries will be holding a bake sale on Tuesday, November 8 beginning at 10 a.m. (and ending when the goodies are gone) on the first floor of Bird Library. All proceeds benefit the United Way. Continue Reading →

November 14-17 is “Food for Fines”

By Julie Sharkey | November 3, 2016

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from November 14 through November 17 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad wins Fast Pitch Competition at Charleston Conference

By Julie Sharkey | November 3, 2016

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University Libraries won the Fast Pitch Competition at the Charleston Conference on November 4. Scott Warren, associate dean for research and scholarship at Syracuse University Libraries, pitched the Libraries’ idea. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center announces appointments of University Archivist and Chief Curator

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 25, 2016

Dr. Lucy Mulroney, Senior Director of the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries, has announced two key appointments. Margaret Mason has been appointed university archivist, a position she has held in an interim capacity since 2015. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Mason was assistant records manager and Continue Reading →

E-Meetup for entrepreneurs in creative industries on October 27 in Blackstone LaunchPad

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 25, 2016

Event for entrepreneurs in creative industries on Thursday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Blackstone LaunchPad in Bird Library. Continue Reading →