October 17, 2015 - 1:14am
SU alum talks industry, screens his own work plus a frightening favorite at the Syracuse International Film Festival

Earlier this year, The New Republic published an article entitled “What It Says About You If You Enjoy Horror Movies,” which posed that fans of horror films are more likely to lack empathy.

April 18, 2012 - 5:12pm
The 1951 graduate was known for TV classics such as 'American Bandstand' and 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.'

American Bandstand and New Year’s Rockin’ Eve icon Dick Clark passed away Tuesday at the age of 82.

Clark, a Syracuse University alum ('51), died after “a massive heart attack,” according to a statement released by his agent Paul Shefrin.

March 8, 2012 - 12:15pm
Award-winning screenwriter for 'The Social Network' will talk to graduates May 13.

Syracuse University announced today SU alum Aaron Sorkin, well-known in the entertainment industry as a powerhouse screenwriter, filmmaker and playwright, will be the commencement speaker for the class of 2012.

Sorkin, who graduated from SU in 1983, has held a sustaining relationship with the university since the College of Visual and Performing Arts established the Sorkin in Los Angeles Learning Practicum in 2006.