Libraries News and Events

Applications open for the Global Student Entrepreneur Award

October 25, 2017 is the deadline to apply to the 2018 Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier global competition for student entrepreneurs who actively run a business. Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a private peer-to-peer group, is composed of over 12,000 of the world’s most influential entrepreneurs. EO GSEA nominees Continue Reading →

Libraries celebrate Banned Books Week, September 24 – 30

Banned Books Week, September 24 – 30, will be marked with an exhibit and read-in in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

STEM Publishers and Products Showcase on October 3

Join the Syracuse University Libraries on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Life Sciences Complex atrium for a showcase of resources from science and technology collections. Representatives from the following publishers and products will be available to provide demonstrations and answer questions. ACS Publications Continue Reading →

Vogue Archive trial

Trial access to the Vogue Archive is available through October 11. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad to help more startups through new software platform, Ideator

A new startup management tool, Ideator, is now available in the Blackstone LaunchPad. Continue Reading →

Bird Library reference and current periodical swap

The reference collection and the current periodical collection have swapped locations on the second floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

“Hemmed in by Nature” on display in Bird Library

Bird Library is currently displaying the sculpture “Hemmed in by Nature” by artist Mark Povinelli on the second floor atrium Continue Reading →

$5,000 Impact Prize for social entrepreneurship debuts this fall

The Impact Prize initiative, which will support student entrepreneur teams that devise innovative and implementable solutions to economic or social problems, or civic challenges, kicks off on September 22 at 3 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Triple Triumph: Three Women in Medicine book launch on September 26

Please join us for a book launch of Triple Triumph: Three Women in Medicine, a new work published by Syracuse Unbound, a joint imprint of the Syracuse University Libraries and Syracuse University Press, on Tuesday, September 26 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Goldstein Faculty Center. Continue Reading →

Behind the scenes of “The Three Musketeers” with Bob Hupp

Join Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Bob Hupp on Monday, October 2 at 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library to explore how he brought the current production of “The Three Musketeers” to life on stage. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center to host comic art events

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 22, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with The Salt City Comic-Con, will host a special viewing of original comic art and a panel discussion on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 5, 2017

New resources offered by the Libraries include: The IET Digital Library now includes titles published in 2017. This collection contains ebooks published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Topics include electrical engineering, signal processing, radar, energy, control, electromagnetic wave, and more. The Classical Scores Library is a collection of Continue Reading →

1957 JFK commencement speech at Syracuse University highlighted

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 2, 2017

Then-senator John F. Kennedy visited Syracuse University to give the commencement address in June 1957. That speech, which encouraged students to pursue careers in public service, has been the focus of news coverage in conjunction with the centennial of Kennedy’s birth on May 29. University Archivist Meg Mason was featured Continue Reading →

Time Magazine highlights letter from William Safire collection

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 2, 2017

In honor of National Wine Day (May 25), Time Magazine highlighted a letter from the William Safire Papers housed in the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries. The letter, from Julia Child to William Safire, was in response to one of his On Language columns in the New Continue Reading →

Linda Dickerson Hartsock receives George R. Burman Award from Whitman School of Management

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 30, 2017

Linda Dickerson Hartsock received the fourth annual George R. Burman Award from the Whitman School of Management. The award honors “an outstanding individual on campus who supports Whitman’s entrepreneurial initiatives.” Hartsock is the executive director of the Blackstone LaunchPad, a campus-based experiential entrepreneurship program based in Bird Library. The award Continue Reading →

Syracuse University receives gift of Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible from the Russian Federation

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 3, 2017

Gift of the Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible was presented to Syracuse University by Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York. Continue Reading →

Commencement Day Reception

By Julie Sharkey | May 3, 2017

Stop in to Bird Library following Commencement for a reception and meet and greet with Dean Seaman and others. Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: CUSE Quest by Kaiyuan “Harold” Chen

By Julie Sharkey | May 3, 2017

An exhibit by Kaiyuan “Harold” Chen comprised of works on paper inspired by natural forms, creatures, textures, lightness, and darkness is currently on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University student entrepreneurs win big at the New York Business Plan Competition

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 1, 2017

Syracuse University student entrepreneurship teams captured the $100,000 grand prize, as well as taking first place honors in four out of the six main categories at the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Albany, NY. Continue Reading →

SU student teams advance to NYS Business Plan Competition finals

By Julie Sharkey | April 25, 2017

Eleven Syracuse University student venture teams will be among the finalists competing for top state prizes in the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition. Continue Reading →