Syracuse University

October 18, 2012 - 6:52am
Syracuse University's 11th chancellor worked to promote closer ties between the university and city, supporting outreach and cultural projects to benefit both communities.

October 16, 2012 - 10:57am
Dhaif, the winner of the 2012 Tully Award for Free Speech, accepted her award and spoke in the Hergenhan Auditorium Monday night.

When Lamees Dhaif’s niece tells her she wants people to be anxious to read her every word just like her aunt, Dhaif is often unsure about how to respond.

“Do I tell her a word could cost her her life?” Dhaif, a Bahraini journliast, asked the audience in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium Monday night. “Or should I tell her that a word can distance her from everyone she loves and everything she loves?”

October 10, 2012 - 10:10pm
The journalist elaborated on his research and novel about President Barack Obama's administration.

By the time President Barack Obama won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he had already authorized twice as many drone attacks as George W. Bush’s administration, said Daniel Klaidman, veteran correspondent for Newsweek and The Daily Beast.

Klaidman, author of "Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency," spoke in the Miron Special Events Room of Newhouse I Wednesday afternoon.

October 10, 2012 - 7:48pm
350.org founder Bill McKibben spoke at Hendricks Chapel Wednesday night about global climate change.

Bill McKibben started his lecture with a joke.

“The Dalai Lama is a hard act to follow,” he said, garnering some laughter from the crowd.

But McKibben was greeted with a sea of audience members who packed into Hendricks Chapel Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. to see him speak as part of the first Syracuse University 2012-13 University Lectures series.

October 9, 2012 - 9:36pm
His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke on the importance of collaboration and music to global peace at Tuesday's One World concert.

To the Dalai Lama, the most important thing in life isn’t religion. It isn’t ritual or tradition or even the Buddhist faith. To the His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the most important thing in life is love.

“The message is the same in all religions: love, forgiveness, tolerance,” he said in a press conference Tuesday prior to the One World Concert at the Carrier Dome. “It’s same goal, to make better human beings.”

October 3, 2012 - 12:37pm
Artur Davis, a former Alabama congressman, spoke at Syracuse University’s Watson Theater Tuesday, Oct. 2.

October 2, 2012 - 7:11pm
Monday Mile, a new Healthy Monday program, seeks to make exercise approachable and enjoyable for the Syracuse community.

Students living on South Campus should look out for the colorful signs reading “The Monday Mile,” which will be installed on street poles along Skytop Road soon. 

September 19, 2012 - 12:57pm
The festival will feature documentaries and a multimedia photo essay from Sept. 20-22 at the Life Sciences Auditorium.

The Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year at the Life Sciences Auditorium. From Sept. 20-22, SUHRFF will showcase five documentaries and a multimedia photo essay film to highlight social issues and injustices around the world.

September 17, 2012 - 5:32pm
On Monday, Kathie Lee and Hoda's camera crew visited SU, which has been named a finalist in the "Kathie Lee and Hoda Go Back to College Challenge."

A strong love for Syracuse and morning wine collided as camera crews for The Today Show filmed live on campus Monday morning. Syracuse University was named a finalist for the "Kathie Lee and Hoda Go Back to College Challenge" and cameras caught the reaction of enthusiastic students decked out in orange. 

September 15, 2012 - 4:49pm
Boston Globe reporter Michael Kranish spoke in Maxwell Auditorium about his latest book, "The Real Romney."

Thirty-six years ago, Michael Kranish was a political science and journalism major at Syracuse University with an ambition to become a political reporter.

He stood in the same auditorium where he took an introductory American government class in 1976. Only this time, he was the lecturer.