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Miss America 2014 to speak at SU in April about diversity

Nina Davuluri, who lives in nearby Fayetteville, New York, will give a lecture titled, “Celebrating Diversity through Cultural Competency,” according to a syracuse.com article. She was the first-Indian-American crowned Miss New York, and eventually became the first Miss America of Indian heritage. Read more »

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Former Amazon chief scientist discusses data in 1st University Lecture of semester

Andreas Weigend, former chief scientist at Amazon and data expert, delivered his lecture titled, “We Are Our Data: Harnessing the Power of Social Data” Tuesday night in Hendricks Chapel to a crowd of about 130 members of the SU community. Weigend’s was the first University Lecture of the spring semester, and he addressed the way data affects people’s daily lives. Read more »