• Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University

    May 22, 2019

    To coincide with the celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial in 2020, Syracuse University Press is publishing Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University. This monumental, 10” x 12” book, lavishly illustrated with 300 photographs, provides a unique look at the diverse people, places, and events that have helped SU become an internationally renowned research university and ...

  • Mid-Century in Stereo 5.0 Exhibit

    May 20, 2019

    Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: Mid-Century in Stereo 5.0, a selection of unusual vinyl records from a private collection culled from thrift stores and forgotten places. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the exhibit and consists of a handpicked selection of some of the best ...

  • iSchool, Arts & Sciences and Libraries Collaborate on “Art of Romanticism” Course

    May 16, 2019

    As part of Professor Romita Ray’s “Art of Romanticism” course this past spring 2019 semester, Ray, her students, School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Daniel Acuna, and Elizabeth Novoa, President of Unika Analytics, designed a website titled Romanticism at Syracuse University. The site features four items from Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections and pieces from ...

  • PlastiVan® Visits Syracuse University Libraries

    May 16, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center hosted a visit from the PlastiVan® on April 26, 2019.  The PlastiVan® is sponsored by SPE Foundation, an association of more than 22,000 members uniting plastics professionals worldwide and committed to making the plastics world better by providing a forum that generates awareness of issues facing the plastics ...

  • Blackstone LaunchPad Powered by Techstars Welcomes Graduating Seniors to the Founders Circle

    May 8, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars welcomed 33 new Founders Circle graduating Syracuse University students at a dinner and induction ceremony held on May 3 at Bird Library. The group launched 18 ventures. The Founders Circle includes graduating seniors and recent alumni who have contributed significantly to building the Blackstone LaunchPad since its opening ...

  • Syracuse University Students Participate in Blackstone LaunchPad Techstars Startup Weekend

    May 3, 2019

    Four Syracuse University students were selected to participate in the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars Startup Weekend in Los Angeles April 26 – 28.  They were part of a cohort of 70 student attendees representing 20 universities from six states and two countries. Throughout the weekend event, the students worked in teams to “create ventures ...

  • Factiva Drop-In Feedback Sessions

    May 3, 2019

    We invite you to a drop-in Factiva feedback session to show us which features of Factiva are most useful and relevant to your research and teaching.  This is part of a review of current database holdings in order to ensure our resources are relevant to your needs. Monday, May 6, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (Noon) Wednesday, ...

  • Syracuse University Team Captures Second Place at Prestigious ACC InVenture Prize Competition

    May 2, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad participants Quinn King and Alec Gillinder won second place at the Atlantic Coast Conference’s (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition held April 16 – 18 at North Carolina State, Raleigh. King (VPA, ‘20) and Gillinder (VPA, ‘20) competed in a head-to-head, “Shark-Tank” style battle for “top inventor” in the ACC conference. As ...

  • Syracuse University Teams Continue Winning Streak at 2019 New York Business Plan Competition

    May 1, 2019

    Syracuse University teams sustain highest level of success in the history of the state competition Syracuse University student teams competed in the 10th annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) organized by Upstate Capital Association of New York on April 26 in Albany and came home with five prizes. This is the most of any university ...

  • Syracuse University Libraries and Department of Chemistry Collaborate to Identify Chemical Composition of Plastics Artifacts Collection

    April 29, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries has collaborated on a first-of-its-kind project between the Special Collection Research Center (SCRC) and the Department of Chemistry. Courtney Asztalos, the Libraries’ Plastics Pioneers Curator of Plastics and Historical Artifacts, partnered with Syracuse University Chemistry Professor Dr. Timothy Korter to investigate the chemical composition of objects from the Plastics Artifacts Collection, located on ...