Libraries News and Events

SparkCharge shares top prize in FuzeHub 2017 Commercialization Competition

SparkCharge was among the five companies taking top prize in FuzeHub’s 2017 Commercialization Competition. A field of seventeen entrepreneurs from across New York State, including SparkCharge founder Josh Aviv, came together in the Capital Region In November to compete for the $250,000 in prize money. Finalists covered a wide variety 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 →

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, November 13-17

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) launches Monday, November 13, with Syracuse University and community networking events, workshops, lectures, and competitions. 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 →

Reimagining Bird Library: Presentations by Architecture students on November 16

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

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

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 →

Applications open for the Global Student Entrepreneur Award

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 22, 2017

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. Continue Reading →

Libraries celebrate Banned Books Week, September 24 – 30

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 22, 2017

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

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 21, 2017

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 →

Blackstone LaunchPad partners on two-part series, the Funding Roadmap

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 21, 2017

The Blackstone LaunchPad is pleased to join The Innovation Connectors (www.uvc.org/syracuse) to present a two-part series on Startup and Growth Capital. The agenda is: The Funding Roadmap – Part I: Startup Capital, Tuesday, September 26, Syracuse Technology Garden, 235 Harrison St., Syracuse, NY The Funding Roadmap – Part II: Accelerate Continue Reading →

Vogue Archive trial

By Julie Sharkey | September 20, 2017

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

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

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 20, 2017

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

Bird Library reference and current periodical swap

By Julie Sharkey | September 19, 2017

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

By Julie Sharkey | September 19, 2017

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

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 19, 2017

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 →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ principal collections

By Julie Sharkey | September 15, 2017

Many new resources were added to the Syracuse University Libraries’ principal collections over the summer. Continue Reading →