• Libraries Awarded Collaborative Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant

    July 10, 2019

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded an $82,688 grant to the University of Rochester, Colgate University, Cornell University, and Syracuse University to plan and pilot a skill-sharing program. The grant is part of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program, which supports developing a diverse workforce of library and archives professionals to ...

  • SU Student Startup MedUX Selected for Medical Device Innovation Challenge Accelerator Program

    July 9, 2019

    SU student startup MedUX was one of six teams selected for the prestigious CNY Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) 2019 Medical Device Innovation Challenge (MDIC), an intensive 6-month mentorship accelerator program that starts August 1, 2019.  MedUX was founded by Alec Gillinder ’20 (College of Visual and Performing Arts) and Quinn King ’20 (College of Visual and ...

  • Student Matt Shumer Selected for Blackstone LaunchPad Techstars Summer 2019 Lift Program

    July 1, 2019

    Matt Shumer ’22 (Martin J. Whitman School of Management), founder of OptechVR/Visos, is part of an elite cohort of seven university teams from the United States, selected for the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars LaunchPad Summer 2019 Lift program. The LaunchPad Lift accelerator program, which kicks off this week, includes one LaunchPad team from Syracuse University ...

  • Sound Beat Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Landing on Moon

    June 24, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Sound Beat, the Libraries’ 90-second daily radio program based on recordings from the Belfer Audio Archive, will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon on July 20, 1969 with special “Moon Month” programming. The Apollo 11 spaceflight landed Commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin on the moon ...

  • SU Libraries Announces 2019 Faculty Fellows

    June 23, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) announces two 2019 Faculty Fellows grant recipients: James Watts from College of Arts & Sciences, Professor, Religion, and Kate Hanzalik from College of Arts & Sciences, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition. Each recipient has committed to a four-week summer residency at SCRC that includes ...

  • Orange Central 2019: What’s Happening at the Libraries?

    June 7, 2019

    Registration is now open for Orange Central 2019, Syracuse University’s annual homecoming and reunion weekend, September 12-15. Throughout the weekend, Syracuse University Libraries will be hosting a multitude of unique events for the Orange community to enjoy: Friday, September 13 9:30-10:00am or 4:30-5:00pm – 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Exhibition Tour* Bird Library, Special Collections Research Center, ...

  • Libraries Announces Several Promotions

    June 7, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries announces several promotions effective July 1, 2019: Anita Kuiken, associate librarian for Falk College, has been granted permanent status. Sebastian Modrow, curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts in the Special Collections Research Center, has been promoted from senior assistant librarian to associate librarian with permanent status. James Meade, audio preservation engineer with the Belfer ...

  • New Biblio Gallery Exhibit at Bird Library: “Everyone Wears Clothes”

    May 30, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ new Biblio Gallery Exhibit on the 4th Floor of Bird Library is running from May 30, 2019 through the end of August 2019. The exhibit titled “Everyone wears clothes” was curated by Fashion faculty Professor Jeffrey Mayer and Professor Kirsten Schoonmaker from Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts School of ...

  • Marketing & Communications Team Joins Libraries

    May 23, 2019

    Cristina Hatem, Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications, and Meara Mosny, Communications Coordinator, recently joined Syracuse University Libraries’ Marketing & Communications team. Hatem and Mosny will focus on marketing and communications activities that advance the Libraries’ mission and vision, tell the Libraries’ stories, promote services, and share how the Libraries’ people, places, collections, and services ...

  • 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 ...