Syracuse University

May 21, 2010 - 1:44pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas D. Kristof and Emmy Award winner Randy Cohen are among the elite group of speakers.

Mark your calendars, because the 2010-2011 Syracuse University Lecture season is a must-see lineup. Nine speakers will make their appearances on campus throughout the academic year for the University Lecture's 10th season.

Two featured speakers are Randy Cohen and Nicholas D. Kristof.

April 19, 2010 - 2:17pm
Green ways think, drink, and do your laundry on Earth Day.

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, The NewsHouse presents Earth Day videos featuring two fun, easy ways to be greener, and a closer look at how much Syracuse University students really know about environmental issues. 

 

April 14, 2010 - 7:52pm
Motivational speaker and activist Omekongo Dibinga crusades to end genocide in Congo.

Omékongo Dibinga clasped his hands and bowed his head for a moment. Then, his voice boomed. “Five million screams falling on deaf ears, fatherless children fathered by foreign soldiers. Homes with no husbands, husbands with no honor,” he recited, filling the basement auditorium in Syracuse University’s Life Sciences building at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with verses describing the plight of thousands of Congolese women experiencing sexual abuse as a result of war in the Congo.  

April 8, 2010 - 2:36pm
An email message from Chancellor Cantor informed the campus community Thursday about the death of first-year law student James "Jamie" H. Wood

James "Jamie" H. Wood, a law student at Syracuse University, died unexpectedly Wednesday after struggling with an illness, Chancellor Nancy Cantor said Thursday afternoon in an email message to the SU community.

Wood, a first-year law student, was 28-years-old.

The College of Law and Students Affairs are providing support to those who knew Jamie, Cantor said in the email. 

The Counseling Center, Hendrick's Chapel and the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program are also available to those in need of support, said Cantor.

 

 

April 5, 2010 - 11:42am
Syracuse University Alum and founder and chairman of Steiner Sports Marketing to speak at SU on Tuesday.

Brandon Steiner has done business with Derek Jeter, Joe Torre and Eli Manning.  Tuesday, he will return to his alma mater (class of 1981) and speak  about his experiences in the world of sports.

Steiner is the founder and chairman of Steiner Sports Marketing, the largest collectible inventory business of its kind in the U.S.  His visit is sponsored by the David B. Falk Center for Sports Management and is part of a series of guest speakers presented for the students of the Sports Management Club.

April 3, 2010 - 12:18pm
The Multicultural Fair showcases Syracuse University's diverse student groups through music, food and presentations.

Those in attendance at Thursday’s Multicultural Fair got a taste of the many different cultures on campus — literally and figuratively.

April 2, 2010 - 11:24pm
Orange Appeal's passion for music and strong friendships add to their performance at their April Fools' Invitational.

There's more to this all-male a cappella group than just singing.  

Orange Appeal's musical bond goes deeper than their hobby, which was showcased during their April Fools’ Invitational in the Schine Underground last Thursday.  The invitational also featured the women’s a cappella group, Main Squeeze.  

March 5, 2010 - 10:26pm
SU's Traditions Committee introduces a striking activity to the annual Winter Carnival.

It only took Beth Anne Kieft one semester to notice the effects Syracuse winters had on student interaction. As a freshman at Syracuse University, she routinely listened to her classmates complain that the weather hindered them from completely relishing their college experiences.