syracuse university

6:47pm

Fri June 20, 2014
Economic development

SU nixes contract with developer for new bookstore

The Syracuse Common Council is inching closer to approving a proposed tax break for a new bookstore and fitness center.
Cameron Group, LLC

After years of trying to build a new off-campus bookstore and fitness center, Syracuse University's efforts took a big step back Friday.

The university canceled its contract with the developer it had selected to build the project along the 600 block of University Ave., just north of the school's main campus. 

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8:21am

Wed December 18, 2013
Business

SU bookstore project will meet deadline to keep tax break

An artist's rendering of the bookstore and fitness center that will be built for Syracuse University.
Cameron Group, LLC.

The developer behind a new bookstore and fitness center for Syracuse University will meet its construction deadline and get to keep tax breaks from the city.

Tom Valenti of the Cameron Group says they’ll break ground this week on the facility, which will be located just off of SU’s campus. They had until Friday to do so or lose the 30-year property tax break it won from the city in August 2012.

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7:03am

Fri January 25, 2013
Tech

We now go live on scene to... our drone?

Dan Pacheco, chair of journalism innovation at Syracuse University, demonstrates his small drone.
Ryan Delaney WRVO

Dan Pacheco is able to steer a small drone above a group of students with just a WiFi connection and his iPad. What the drone sees is projected onto a big screen in front of them.

This is just a demonstration that Pecheco, the recently named Chair of Journalism Innovation at Syracuse University, is doing to show the potential news-gathering uses of drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

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2:15pm

Sat November 24, 2012
Higher Ed

Law school program helps bring research to the market, for free

Syracuse University law professor Ted Hagelin lectures during his course on technology commercialization.
Credit NYS Science & Technology Law Center

Law students have often been used to help solve so-called ‘cold-cases’, but criminal law isn’t the only place their skills are being put to use.

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11:04am

Wed October 10, 2012
Jobs

$1.9 million each to Syracuse, Rochester for high-tech job growth

New York's senators have secured nearly $3.8 million in federal funding for new high-tech manufacturing public-private partnerships in Syracuse and Rochester.

In Syracuse, $1.9 million will go towards a new Thermal and Environmental Control Systems Cluster Accelerator, according to a release from Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, both Democrats.

The project will be run by Syracuse University.

Rochester is receiving almost the exact same amount for a Regional Optics, Photonics, and Imaging Accelerator. It's a project of the University of Rochester, NYSTAR, and High Tech Rochester Inc.

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