February 28, 2018 - 10:14am
A panel of PR professionals discussed major topics -- such as equality of pay and representation in the field -- and how they relate to today's PR industry.

Public relations students, faculty and staff filled up every inch of the Costas Corner at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications for an important cause. On Feb. 26, graduate students in the Newhouse PR program hosted and moderated PRogress SU: Diversity and Women in Public Relations. This panel is part of the Newhouse School’s ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion with the help of four, experienced women in the PR field.

February 20, 2018 - 9:03pm
University of Pennsylvania's engineering dean was the first featured speaker in the University Lectures's spring series.

It was an unusually warm February night at Hendricks Chapel, and Dr. Vijay Kumar made sure to acknowledge that as he thanked the audience that turned out to listen to his speech.

“I’ve been to Syracuse 4 times, and I’ve learned usually not to come during a month with the letter R in its name,” Kumar joked, drawing laughter and applause from the crowd.

February 19, 2018 - 11:17am
The artist visited Syracuse University to talk about her new solo exhibition,"Kiki Smith and Paper: The Body, the Muse, and the Spirit,” featured at SU's Shemin Auditorium.

Kiki Smith, one of the most engaged artists of her generation, tackled themes dealing with the representation of the female body and the AIDS epidemic, originally wanted to be an artist that made items to sell at Macy’s. With five Venice Biennales and a mention in “TIME 100: The People Who Shape Our World” under her belt, it is safe to say that Smith’s influence has extended outside of her dream of a department store, which she eventually rejected.

February 18, 2018 - 7:41pm
The panel was for 'Cuse for Good: Social Justice, a three-part event that explores social justice movements within the country.

Actress Yara Shahidi and rapper Joey Bada$$ were part of a panel that discussed the power of education, the role of youth and other topics at Syracuse University on Saturday. The panel was the first piece of a three-part event, ‘Cuse for Good: Social Justice, that has been marked as a day of conversation and celebration by the organizers.

January 29, 2018 - 12:34am
The 33rd annual event at the Carrier Dome featured Angela Rye, who spoke about the futility of pure intentions left unaccompanied by real action.

From Intention to Impact. That was the theme of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. From the musical student performances to the keynote speaker Angela Rye’s impassioned speech, this year’s event was not only a celebration, but a call to action.

“We’re at a time, in this day and age,” Rye said, addressing the media before the start of the event, “that we need more work and less talk.”

November 30, 2017 - 12:19pm
A crowd of around 100 people gathered outside Hendricks Chapel on Wednesday to protest the Congressional Republican tax plan and listened to members of the Syracuse Graduate Employees United.

Syracuse University graduate students gathered outside Hendricks Chapel on Nov. 29 to speak out against the proposed Congressional Republican tax plan. Faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students alike gathered outside the chapel on the chilly Wednesday morning. A crowd of around 100 people was bursting with positivity and applause.

November 9, 2017 - 11:42pm
Historian Jill Lepore spoke at Hendricks Chapel on Thursday evening on the topic of her newest book, "The Secret History of Wonder Woman."

The latest installment of Syracuse's University Lectures brought Jill Lepore, an American historian, David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University, and staff writer at The New Yorker to Hendricks Chapel on Thursday night.

October 29, 2017 - 11:42am
In her farewell address at the end of her last term as the mayor of Syracuse, Stephanie Miner addressed some of the city's most sensitive issues.

Politicians can have a reputation for being indirect, but Syracuse’s Mayor Stephanie Miner combatted that at her farewell address on Friday in Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

October 29, 2017 - 11:21am
After a week of events honoring the 35 fallen Syracuse University students who died on the Pan Am Flight 103 attack, the 2017 Remembrance Scholars gathered in front of the Hall of Languages to reflect on the lives they have been honoring this week.

On October 27, 2017 at 2:03pm, the exact time Pan Am Flight 103 exploded, the annual Rose Laying Ceremony commenced at the Remembrance Wall in front of the Hall of Languages. This is the final event of Syracuse University's 2017 Remembrance Week.

October 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
Students had the chance to reflect on the lives lost in the Pan Am Flight 103 attack over Lockerbie, Scotland and on the Remembrance Week motto "Look back, act forward" at Syracuse University's open archives.

The Pan Am Flight 103 archives have opened their doors for another year as Syracuse University celebrates Remembrance Week and honors those whose lives were lost in the bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland. The archives hold artifacts from the 35 SU students who died during the attack as well as items and information on all 270 victims of the flight that crashed on December 21, 1988.