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 →

In the Biblio Gallery: Tong Zhang

By Julie Sharkey | November 8, 2017

An exhibit by Tong Zhang comprised of watercolor paintings is currently on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library Continue Reading →

Finalists announced for inaugural Impact Prize competition

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 7, 2017

A panel of Syracuse University judges has announced the twelve finalists for the inaugural Impact Prize competition. Continue Reading →

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

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 7, 2017

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 →

Reimagining Bird Library: Presentations by Architecture students on November 16

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 3, 2017

School of Architecture students will present their ideas for a redesigned Bird Library at an open session on November 16 at 4 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Present Tense: Selections from “The A-Bomb and Humanity” exhibit on display in Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 2, 2017

Present Tense: Selections from “The A-Bomb and Humanity” on display in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum on November 15 features Sarah Fuchs Sampson and Meina Yates-Richard

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 1, 2017

Dr. Sarah Fuchs Sampson, assistant professor of Music History & Cultures, and Dr. Meina Yates-Richard, assistant professor of English will speak at the fall 2017 Issues in Digital Scholarship forum on Wednesday, November 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ principal collections

By Julie Sharkey | October 26, 2017

The Libraries’ principal collections have many new additions this fall. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University student venture captures top prize in international innovation competition

By Julie Sharkey | October 20, 2017

Josh Aviv, co-founder and CEO of SparkCharge, won grand prize at the Blackstone/Techstars global venture pitch competition in New York City on October 18. Continue Reading →

Additional Resources for Review

By Julie Sharkey | October 18, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access. Continue Reading →

AIAS/ARR Fall Book Club event

By Julie Sharkey | October 18, 2017

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) and the Architecture Reading Room present its fall book club event on Sunday, October 22 at 6 p.m. in Slocum Hall’s Auditorium. Continue Reading →