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: 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 →

Focus on faculty publications in the Humanities

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 18, 2017

Librarians Michael Pasqualoni and Janet Pease have compiled a reading list of Syracuse University faculty/staff authors whose humanities-related publications were released in 2016. Continue Reading →

April 24-May 4 is “Food for Fines”

By Julie Sharkey | April 13, 2017

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from April 24 through May 4 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

Libraries launch redesigned, mobile-friendly website

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 11, 2017

Try out the Libraries’ new website, which will be available beginning on April 12. Continue Reading →

Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award reading and reception

By Julie Sharkey | April 6, 2017

A reading and reception celebrating the winner of the annual Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award will take place on Thursday, April 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library. The event is free and open to the public. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Julie Sharkey | April 5, 2017

A dozen recent additions to library collections. Continue Reading →

Libraries’ spring exhibition: You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place

By Julie Sharkey | April 4, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries’ spring exhibition, You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place, opens with a reception on April 20 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the gallery on the sixth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

SBIR/STTR federal grant opportunities workshop on April 21

By Julie Sharkey | April 4, 2017

Learn how to access over $2 billion in annual grant opportunities! The Blackstone LaunchPad is sponsoring a SBIR/STTR Federal Grant Opportunities workshop on April 21 from 1–3:30 p.m., in the Blackstone LaunchPad and Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor Bird Library. Continue Reading →