Magazine: Summer 2013

Sky Witness News

Newhouse professor explores use of drones in journalism. Also featuring: A Promise Fulfilled, Welcome to the ACC, Encouraging Words, Commencement 2013.

Summer 2013 cover featuring a flying drone

Cover Story

Digital Edge: Dan Pacheco

Newhouse professor explores use of drones in journalism.


A Promise Fulfilled

Syracuse University graduates its first class of Say Yes Scholars.

Welcome to the ACC

Make way for Tobacco Road, Tiger Paws, and the Ramblin' Wreck as the Orange enters a new era in its intercollegiate athletics history.

Encouraging Words

The Creative Writing Program marks 50 years of care and commitment to developing writers. Plus, a Q&A with English professor and best-selling author George Saunders G'88.

Commencement 2013

Photographs and highlights of the University's 159th Commencement.

Also in this Issue

Chancellor's Message

Opening Remarks

Orange Matters

  • Community Architecture: Accessible Adventure
  • Marshall Street Records: Syracuse Sounds
  • Carnegie Library Project: Return to Original Splendor
  • Moot Court: Winning Arguments
  • Research Snapshot: Economic Impacts of Emerging Clean Energy Industries 
  • Newsmakers
  • University Treasures: A Personal Look at America's Foremost Communist
  • Green Roof Project: Measuring the Success of Rooftop Greenery

SU People

  • Kaye Devesty: Pride of Place
  • Melinda Gurr: Agrarian Understanding
  • Merril Silverstein: Aspects of Aging
  • Alex Kline: Hoop Scoops

Alumni Journal

  • Remembrance: One Lucky Guy
  • In the First Person: What a Best Friend Can Teach You About Love, Life, and Success
  • James "Shay" Zak '85: Simple Splendor
  • Orange Legacy: A Family's Century-Long Connection
  • Shamsiyya Mustafayeva G'09, G'10: Diplomatic Mission
  • Andrew Berlin '83: Packaging Talent
  • Roland Grimes '85, G'99: A Man Ahead of his Time
  • Tony Awards: Alumni Shine on Broadway
  • Documentary: Alumni Film Explores Aftermath of 9/11 Crash in Rural Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Lawrence Shulman '71: Global Approach to Cancer Care
  • Lisa Lampanelli '83: From Bylines to Punch Lines
  • The View: Ousman Diallo '12