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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 →

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

By Julie Sharkey | September 15, 2017

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

By Julie Sharkey | September 14, 2017

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 →

Libraries of the World exhibit on display in Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 12, 2017

A new display entitled Libraries of the World is currently on display on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Kennedy Patlan named first Blackstone LaunchPad Engagement Scholar

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 12, 2017

Kennedy Patlan ‘18, a triple major in Advertising, Citizenship and Civic Engagement, and Women’s and Gender Studies, has been named the first Blackstone LaunchPad Engagement Scholar at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Idea Jam with David Edelstein, Vice Chair of the SU Board, on September 14

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 11, 2017

Bird Library will host an “Idea Jam” with David Edelstein ’78, vice chair of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees, on Thursday, September 14 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Renovated Quiet Reading Room in Bird Library to open September 11

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 8, 2017

The Quiet Reading Room on the lower level of Bird Library saw extensive renovation this past summer. It will reopen on Monday, September 11 at 10 a.m. with new furniture and carpeting. It features over 70 seats with a variety of seating options; each seat has a dedicated power outlet.

Architecture Reading Room to host Resource Fair on September 12

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 7, 2017

The Architecture Reading Room in Slocum Hall will host its fourth bi-annual Resource Fair on Tuesday, September 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continue Reading →

Fall Qualtrics workshops announced

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 7, 2017

The Libraries will offer a series of workshops on Qualtrics this fall, taught by Paul Bern, research data services librarian. Continue Reading →

Diversifying Medicine: Triple Triumph panel at Coming Back Together (CBT)

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 6, 2017

The stories and the lessons of three renowned women physicians are the focus of TRIPLE TRIUMPH, a new publication of Syracuse University Libraries and Syracuse University Press. Coming Back Together reunion attendees are invited to a panel discussion on Friday, September 15 from 1-2 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library with Dr. Sharon Brangman and Dr. Pat Numann. Continue Reading →

New poetry series, Lunch Time Poems, to launch in Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 5, 2017

Lunch Time Poems, a new poetry reading series, will kick off in Bird Library at noon on September 22 with poets Stephen Kuusisto and Jackie Warren Moore. Continue Reading →