Hendricks Chapel

March 25, 2015 - 1:10pm
Annie Griffiths' speech Tuesday night concluded this year's University Lecture Series.

From the Taj Mahal to the Dead Sea, Argentina to Namibia, Annie Griffiths has traveled through six continents. And she has the pictures to prove it.

The National Geographic photographer delivered the last University Lecture of the year Tuesday night in Hendricks Chapel. Displaying her dazzling array of beautifully crafted photos on a projector, Griffiths spoke about her journey documenting the world.

March 5, 2015 - 11:19am
Andreas Weigend spoke to issues about data and its effect on education, the workplace and health care.

Andreas Weigend has a positive outlook when it comes to the future of big data. Having the information to help people make better choices on what to buy, on how to interact with others, on how to travel, on how to learn—that’s exactly what intrigues him, he said.

“What would you do if you built the platform to help people make better decisions?” Weigend said. “What can we do with data — that’s what drives me. That’s what makes me happy.”

February 16, 2015 - 7:12pm
The night consisted of a candle-lit vigil and a performance of Even Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues."

University students, faculty and members of the Syracuse community gathered at Hendricks Chapel on Friday night to participate in SU Rising: Stop Sexual and Relationship Violence. Students and community members reflected on the problems of domestic violence and sexual assault that occur on Syracuse University’s campus and around the world.

December 9, 2014 - 8:31pm
The "Holiday at Hendricks" concert filled the halls with the sound of music, from modern melodies to classical tunes.

Before the doors had even opened for Sunday night’s Hendricks Chapel Holiday Concert, a line of people had already formed outside in hopes of grabbing the best seat in the house. A half-hour to go, and every seat was filled. As more people continued filing into the packed chapel, many stood wherever there was room.

April 11, 2014 - 11:22pm
Syracuse University officially installed its 12th president in a day full of activities and orange spirit.

Syracuse University officially gained a new leader earlier today when Dr. Kent Syverud was inaugurated as the university’s 12th Chancellor.

The day was jam-packed with activities, beginning with a 1.2-mile run around campus. 500 students, faculty and staff joined Syverud in his morning run. The festivities included an academic symposium, the Fast Forward competition showcase and a campus celebration.

"Great Universities in the Next 25 Years"

April 10, 2014 - 10:22pm
The annual event’s speakers included Chancellor Kent Syverud and Hendricks Chapel Dean Tiffany Steinwert, followed by a march around campus.

On a chilly Tuesday night in Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University students and administrators spoke out against sexual violence in the annual event Take Back the Night.

March 26, 2014 - 9:38am
The third University Lectures speaker performed multiple acts Tuesday night, challenging listeners to think critically about social issues and about grace.

Hendricks Chapel was filled with laughter and applause from students and adults Tuesday night as actress, playwright and professor Anna Deavere Smith, one of the last guests of the University Lectures series this semester, performed.

Bringing a fresh perspective to the stage, Smith challenged the audience to think critically about the “world of transition” we are all living in. Focusing on themes of twilight, or in-between, moments and aspects of grace, Smith engaged the crowd with her physical presence and sense of humor.

March 7, 2014 - 10:04am
The New Yorker cartoonist lit up Hendricks Chapel Wednesday night with her humor as part of the University Lectures series.

Syracuse University community members filed into Hendricks Chapel Wednesday night to hear the words of Roz Chast, a cartoonist for The New Yorker.

The second guest of the University Lectures series this semester, Chast talked about the “Theories of Everything, and Much, Much More.” The event was in collaboration with the Visual and Performing Arts program.

March 3, 2014 - 7:58pm
Kent Syverud will be formally installed as Syracuse University’s 12th Chancellor and President at Hendricks Chapel.

Come April 11, the SU community can officially call him Chancellor Syverud.

Kent Syverud will officially be installed as Syracuse University’s 12th Chancellor and President on Friday, April 11.

Starting at 7 a.m., the new Chancellor will embark on a 1.2-mile run around campus that will end on the Shaw Quad, where a celebration will ensue. Students, faculty and staff are invited to join.

February 13, 2014 - 11:07pm
An increasing number of students facing food insecurity receive support from a collection of goods right on campus.

Kenny knows the maximum amount of snack wraps he can buy at the Schine Dining Center without going over his budget. If he buys two wraps, he will fill his stomach and will only have to pay three dollars. Kenny, who asked that his full name not be used for privacy reasons, adds that because he “knows the wrap lady,” she will pack his wrap full with food.