The Newhouse Studio and Innovation Center was dedicated in a celebration of the new cutting-edge facilities, the people who helped make it happen and the students who will hone and craft their skills at Newhouse in preparing to be the next generation of future communicators.
The ceremonies were highlighted by special guest Oprah Winfrey, who gave remarks and helped cut the ribbon on the new $18 million center that features the Dick Clark Studios and the Alan Gerry Center for Media Innovation.
On Friday, April 11, Kent Syverud was inaugurated as Syracuse University's 12th Chancellor and President. This important moment in the University's 144-year history included a series of campus ceremonies, events, and celebrations to bring the University community together and mark Chancellor Syverud's formal installation. The day's events began with an inaugural run across campus and concluded with a campus community celebration on the Shaw Quad. The inauguration included reflections by U.S. Supreme Court Justice (retired) Sandra Day O'Connor, for whom Chancellor Syverud served as law clerk in 1984.