• 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 ...

  • Blackstone LaunchPad, VPA and InclusiveU team up to create Micro-Short Film

    April 24, 2019

    A creative micro-short film, “Third Shift,” co-produced by the Blackstone LaunchPad, InclusiveU, and VPA film and design students, will have its world premiere, Friday, April 26 at 1 p.m. at a year-end celebration in Huntington Hall Commons. All are welcome to attend. The project hatched last fall when The Blackstone LaunchPad at SU Libraries sponsored an ...

  • Digital Humanities Research Symposium, April 24

    April 23, 2019

    The Syracuse University Libraries is a co-sponsor of the Syracuse University’s Second Annual Digital Humanities Research Symposium taking place on Wednesday, April 24, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in the Killian Room (Hall of Languages 500). This mini-conference is intended to highlight undergraduate and graduate students’ research in the Digital Humanities across an array of academic disciplines. Light breakfast and lunch will be ...

  • April 29-May 10 is “Food for Fines”

    April 18, 2019

    Donate food and reduce your library fines! The libraries of SU and SUNY-ESF will once again be participating in “Food for Fines” from April 29-May 10 by collecting food for the needy and offering patrons the opportunity to reduce their overdue fines. Overdue circulation fines will be reduced by $1 for each healthy, nonperishable food item donated ...

  • Syracuse All Steel Percussion Orchestra performs in Bird Library

    April 17, 2019

    The Syracuse All Steel Percussion Orchestra (SASPO) will perform a selection of “bangers and party anthems” on Friday, April 19, at 4 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the 1st floor of Bird Library. Members of the University community are invited to enjoy the sounds of the University’s new steel band in an ...

  • Syracuse University M.A. student Mark Muster wins Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award

    April 10, 2019

    Mark Muster, an M.A. candidate in the Department of English at Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected to receive this year’s award for the best essay by a graduate student in the humanities at Syracuse University. He is a native of New York. Muster’s paper entitled “Re-synching Queerness: Futurity in the Ephemeral ...