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Syracuse Philosopher Wins Major Book Award

Dec 23, 2015
Frederick Beiser, professor of philosophy, has been lauded by the "Journal of the History of Philosophy" for his book on Neo-Kantianism.

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Syracuse at Forefront of Creative Industries Management

Dec 18, 2015
The Janklow, Goldring, Audio Arts, and Museum Studies programs combine master’s level theory with hands-on practice.

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Happy Holidays from A&S

Dec 17, 2015
Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season, filled with joy and happiness. May 2016 bring you good health, peace, and prosperity. The "Friday Five" will return on Friday, January 15.

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AMH Professor Teams up with Oberlin Ethnomusicologist on Scholarly Article

Dec 16, 2015
Deborah Justice, the Carole & Alvin I. Schragis Faculty Fellow in the Department of Art & Music Histories, has co-authored an article on the value of diverse perspectives in performance research.

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Dec 15, 2015
Students in the College of Arts and Sciences reflect on what they are grateful for at Syracuse University. (VIDEO)

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A&S Graduate Students Bring Philosophy to Syracuse Charter School

Dec 15, 2015
A&S graduate students are using philosophy to teach local middle school students the value of critical thinking.

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LHCb's Pentaquark Discovery Named 'Top-10 Breakthrough' of 2015

Dec 14, 2015
Tomasz Skwarnicki and Sheldon Stone's discovery of multi-quark particles has drawn praise from Physics World magazine, while altering our understanding of the structure of matter.

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Teaming up to Fight Diabetes

Dec 10, 2015
Robert Doyle, professor of chemistry, is working with a biotech company to develop better drugs for people with diabetes.

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The Science of Teaching, the Teaching of Science

Dec 10, 2015
Former A&S Dean George M. Langford is considering new ways to approach science education, based on his ongoing work at the Marine Biological Laboratory and Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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A Seat at the Big Table

Dec 9, 2015
Ryan Hackett '16, a senior majoring in political science and international relations, is representing the University at a major conference at West Point.

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An Examined Life

Dec 8, 2015
The Rev. Robert Grant '39 reflects on his time at Syracuse and how it prepared him for a life of faith, family, and work.

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‘Tis the Season for ‘Holidays at Hendricks’

Dec 8, 2015
The Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, based in A&S and directed by James T. Spencer, rang in the holidays with a cast of hundreds.

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Syracuse Professor Throws Cold Water on Fracking Debate

Dec 8, 2015
Donald Siegel, chair of Earth sciences, is the author of two articles disproving the connection between fracking and water contamination.

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African Lake Provides Insight into Ancient Lake Levels, Biodiversity

Dec 7, 2015
A research team, led by Professor Christopher Scholz, is drilling deep into an African lake to learn more about its million-year-old past.

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Carver Series Presents Novelist Elissa Schappell

Dec 2, 2015
The author of the best-selling "Blueprints for Building Better Girls" closes out the fall Raymond Carver Reading Series on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

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Point of Contact’s El Punto Art Studio Awarded 3 Year Grant

Dec 2, 2015
A Joint effort between Point of Contact, La Casita Cultural Center and the Spanish Action League of Upstate New York, El Punto's newly awarded grant will help provide no cost art studio experience for Syracuse kids.

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University Marks 25th Anniversary of ADA

Dec 2, 2015
The campus community came together this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Syracuse Philosopher Awarded German Order of Merit

Dec 1, 2015
Frederick Charles Beiser has been lauded for his lifelong dedication to the teaching and study of German philosophy.

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How to Read the Air

Nov 23, 2015
The Raymond Carver Series continues with the Ethiopian-born writer Dinaw Mengestu and his unique perspectives on life and fiction.

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Innovations in Window Efficiencies

Nov 23, 2015
Physicist Eric Schiff is using his role in the federal government to fund research that improves the energy efficiency of single-pane windows.

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Pitch Perfect

Nov 22, 2015
Skylar Thomas ’15 is parlaying his liberal arts training into a successful professional soccer career.

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Happy Thanksgiving from A&S!

Nov 20, 2015
Students in the College of Arts and Sciences reflect on what they are grateful for this holiday season. (VIDEO)

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University Joins in Grand Opening of Ska-nonh Center Nov. 20-21

Nov 19, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences gives voice to Haudenosaunee values through its involvement with a new oral history center.

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Living in the Material World

Nov 19, 2015
Jennifer Schwarz, assistant professor of physics, is using a $315,000 NSF grant award to study the physical properties of biological entities.

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Invitation to Dance

Nov 18, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences commemorates the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a screening of the award-winning documentary "Invitation to Dance."

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Outlaw Culture Music

Nov 16, 2015
Artist and Scholar, assistant professor James Gordon Williams presents his latest musical work, exploring themes of resistance and liberation.

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Community Folk Art Center to Host Pa’lo Monte Nov. 17

Nov 13, 2015
Ensemble combines African-rooted rhythms of the Dominican Republic and Haiti with contemporary musical styles.

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Minerals from Papua New Guinea Hold Secret for Recycling of Noble Gases Between Deep Earth and Atmosphere

Nov 12, 2015
Scientists find atmospheric gases trapped in minerals that are crystallized in the Earth's mantle.

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A Note of Thanks

Nov 11, 2015
Food Services united across campus to collect words of gratitude and respect for our nations veterans. (VIDEO)

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The 2015 Board of Visitors Faculty Panel Discussion

Nov 11, 2015
Faculty from A&S gather for a unique discussion about how the Liberal Arts shaped their careers and lives. (VIDEO)

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Sexual Abuse Survivor, Activist Jennifer Nadler to Speak at Syracuse Nov. 12

Nov 11, 2015
Her visit is part of the National Week of Action campaign at Syracuse University.

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Syracuse Chemists Turn Bacterial Molecules into Potential Drug Molecules

Nov 10, 2015
Yan-Yeung Luk's Research Group hopes to create therapeutic agents from synthetic molecules, which mimic and dominate ones made from bacteria.

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Syracuse Symposium™ Presents Renowned Harvard Art Historian Nov. 17-18

Nov 10, 2015
Jennifer Roberts, an expert on American art from the colonial period to the present, will explore the relationship between social networks and print studies.

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Syracuse Symposium™ Celebrates Cinematic Artistry of Otolith Group Nov. 12

Nov 10, 2015
Films by the acclaimed British arts group will be shown and discussed at the Everson Museum of Art.

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La Casita, Smithsonian Team up for ‘Latinos and Baseball’ Initiative

Nov 6, 2015
The Smithsonian Institution has selected La Casita Cultural Center to participate in a national community collecting initiative, focusing on the social and cultural impact of baseball.

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Sudanese ‘Lost Boy’ John Dau ‘11 to Give Author Reading at Syracuse Nov. 19

Nov 4, 2015
Dau will read from his bestselling memoir, "God Grew Tired of Us" (National Geographic, 2007).

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Linguistics Professor Shares Insights at National, International Conferences

Nov 3, 2015
Tej Bhatia, a professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, is a sought-after expert on bilingualism and multiculturalism.

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Syracuse Physicists Aid in Study of Elusive Neutrinos

Nov 2, 2015
Professor Mitchell Soderberg leads a team of researchers involved with the ‘MicroBooNE’ experiment at Fermilab.

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A Natural Curiosity

Oct 30, 2015
Biology Professor Scott Pitnick demystifies science for students.

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MLA Past President to Discuss Humanities Advocacy Nov. 6

Oct 28, 2015
The Ray Smith Symposium continues with a lecture by UC Davis Professor Margaret Ferguson.

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Scholarly Detective Work Uncovers Piece by 17th-Century Artist

Oct 27, 2015
Wayne Franits, professor of art history, has discovered a work by Godefridus Schalcken that is part of a major show in Cologne, Germany.

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Mary Karr Next Author in Raymond Carver Reading Series

Oct 27, 2015
The Raymond Carver Reading Series continues with a reading by acclaimed memoirist and poet Mary Karr H'15 on Nov. 4.

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Syracuse Psychologist Recognized for Cutting-Edge Work on Memory

Oct 26, 2015
Amy Criss, associate professor of psychology, has received an Early Career Impact Award from the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences and the Psychological & Brain Sciences Outstanding Young Alumni Award from her alma mater, Indiana University.

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Memory Is All in the Wrinkles. Or Is It?

Oct 26, 2015
Paul Gold, professor of biology at Syracuse University, and Huaiyu Hu, associate professor of neuroscience and physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University, are studying the effect of neuron connections on mental abilities.

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University Hosts Veterans Day Reading Program Nov. 11

Oct 26, 2015
Members of the Syracuse Veterans' Writing Group will read original works of poetry and nonfiction, addressing the enduring effects of war.

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Syracuse Symposium™ Presents Readings by Minnie Bruce Pratt, Martha Collins Nov. 5

Oct 26, 2015
The Humanities Center teams up with the Y Arts Branch for one of the season's top literary events.

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STEMming the Gap at Syracuse

Oct 23, 2015
You are invited to attend a panel discussion on STEM education on Friday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Life Sciences Complex auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, and is part of the University's Orange Central homecoming celebration. (VIDEO)

Syracuse Social Scientist Leads NSF Study of Global Free Speech

Oct 22, 2015
Maxwell's Thomas Keck is using a $400,000 National Science Foundation grant award to spearhead an effort to identify, locate, and gather data on cases involving precedents for free speech.

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Syracuse Guest Speaker to Discuss Black Westward Migration Nov. 4

Oct 22, 2015
CUNY professor Marta Effinger-Crichlow examines the journeys that black women have undertaken to achieve equality.

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University Hosts Discussion on Women, Scandal, Social Media Oct. 25

Oct 20, 2015
Following the matinee performance of the Syracuse Stage production of Steve Martin's "The Underpants," this event looks at the complicated relationship between the media's portrayal of women and gender bias.

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Future Nurse Jackie

Oct 18, 2015
Jackie White ’14, a double major in biology and Spanish, has the prescription for success, as she prepares for a career as a physician assistant.

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Plants Cope with Climate Change at Genetic Level

Oct 14, 2015
Jason Fridley, associate professor of biology, is the co-author of an article in "Global Change Biology" about how some species respond to climate change better than others.

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SU Abroad Course in Lebanon, Jordan Solidifies Transnational Pedagogies, Practices

Oct 14, 2015
"Global Perspectives, Local Contexts" addresses issues of feminism, gender, and sexuality in the Arab World.

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Deans’ Panel to Address STEM Preparation at Syracuse Oct. 23

Oct 14, 2015
Part of the 2015 Orange Central homecoming celebration, the event will take place on Friday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Life Sciences Complex auditorium.

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Syracuse Philosopher Publishes Book on Jürgen Habermas

Oct 14, 2015
Kenneth Baynes, professor of philosophy, is the author of a new book about the life and work of German philosopher and sociologist Jürgen Habermas.

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Syracuse Symposium™, SUArt Galleries Present Panel Discussion on Pop Artist James Rosenquist Oct. 22

Oct 14, 2015
Curator Sarah Bancroft moderates an all-star panel discussion about the role of the printmaking workshop in Rosenquist's career and in contemporary art, in general.

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Author Ethan Zuckerman to Deliver Syracuse Symposium™ Keynote Address Oct. 15

Oct 9, 2015
MIT media scholar says "deep skepticism of institutions of power" is forcing people to turn to the Internet to effect change.

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Syracuse, Le Moyne, Redhouse Team up with Sphinx Virtuosi for ‘Diversity in Arts’ Panel Discussion Oct. 15

Oct 8, 2015
Sphinx Virtuosi is the nation's only professional chamber orchestra comprising blacks and Latinos.

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Earth Sciences Department to Host 120 Area High School Students

Oct 8, 2015
The Department of Earth Sciences in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences will play host to nearly 120 Liverpool High School 9th grade students interested in pursuing higher education in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields on Friday, Oct. 16.

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Carver Reading Series Continues with Novelist Daniel Torday Oct. 14

Oct 8, 2015
Syracuse alumnus' latest outing, ‘Last Flight of Poxl West,’ is a critical and commercial success.

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Advising & Career Services Announces 2015-16 'Career Conversations' Lineup

Oct 7, 2015
Resume building, cover-letter writing, and interviewing techniques are some of the topics being covered in this new, five-part series, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 13. The series is open to students of all majors.

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Syracuse Presents Concert by Indian Classical Stars Oct. 10

Oct 5, 2015
Two of today’s leading exponents of Indian classical music, sarodist Arnab Chakrabarty and tablist Shahbaz Hussain, will perform on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in Setnor Auditorium in Syracuse University’s Crouse College. The concert is free and open to the public; however, donations of $5 from students (with ID) and $10 from the public are accepted.

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Central New York Hosts Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Structural Biology Symposia Oct. 19-20

Oct 2, 2015
Syracuse University, SUNY Upstate Medical University, and SUNY-ESF team up for keynote addresses, student and faculty presentations, and poster sessions.

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FNSSI Awarded $155,000 Grant from National Institute of Justice

Oct 1, 2015
The Forensic & National Security Sciences Institute has been awarded a $155,000 National Institute of Justice grant to investigate the use of an applied dielectrophoretic force-field to support DNA forensics techniques.

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Have Degree, Will Travel

Oct 1, 2015
Maddi Durbin ’16, a senior majoring in international relations and minoring in both geography and global political economy, plans to spend a year in Africa following graduation, before enrolling in law school.

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Syracuse Physicist Scores Back-to-Back Articles in Top Journals

Oct 1, 2015
Professor Lisa Manning breaks new ground in the study of cell motion in biological tissues.

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Film & Screen Studies Eye 'Cast Changes' at Syracuse

Oct 1, 2015
As convener of the English department's popular film and screen studies program, Roger Hallas builds on the momentum generated by founder Steven Cohan.

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Democratizing Knowledge Project to Host Planning Retreat for Mellon Summer Institutes

Sep 30, 2015
The Syracuse DK collective will host a planning retreat with colleagues from its institutional partners: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Newark and Spelman College, the oldest historically Black college for women. They will begin preparing for the group’s inaugural institute, slated to occur at Syracuse in 2016.

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Syracuse Student Nabs Minority Leadership Award

Sep 29, 2015
Melisa Abernathy, an M.S. student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has received the Minority Student Leadership Program Award from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

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Syracuse Hosts Lecture by Renowned Disability Scholar, Author Lennard J. Davis

Sep 29, 2015
Lennard J. Davis, a leading disability scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act on Monday, Oct. 5, at 5 p.m. in Room 004 in Bird Library.

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An Interview with Milton Lecturer William Deresiewicz

Sep 28, 2015
William Deresiewicz, best-selling author and this fall's Milton Lecturer in A&S, discusses the value of a liberal arts education. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Receives Major Grant from Japan Foundation

Sep 28, 2015
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics has received a four-year, $190,540 grant, designed to expand its Japanese Language Program.

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Physics of Wrapping Miniature Droplets Takes Cue from Street Foods

Sep 28, 2015
Joseph Paulsen, assistant professor of physics, is the co-author of a recent article in "Nature Materials," exploring how wrapped objects behave at a microscopic scale.

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Carver Series Presents Renowned Poet Tom Sleigh Sept. 30

Sep 25, 2015
The author of eight books of poetry, including "Station Zed" (Graywolf Press, 2015), Sleigh is Syracuse’s Leonard and Elise Elman Visiting Writer.

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Students Invited to Learn about Career Opportunities in Art

Sep 25, 2015
The Department of Art and Music Histories (AMH) in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, the Sotheby’s Institute of Art (SIA), and SUArt Galleries are co-presenting an information session about professional opportunities in the art world on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Shaffer Art Building.

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Famed South African Photographer to Visit Syracuse Sept. 28

Sep 24, 2015
Iconic South African photographer Cedric Nunn will visit Syracuse University to promote his new book, Unsettled: The 100 Year War of Resistance by Xhosa Against Boer and British (Archipelago Books, 2015).

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La Casita Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Baseball Exhibit (VIDEO)

Sep 23, 2015
Running through Friday, Dec. 11, “Béisbol at the Heart of Our Latino Communities” features baseball memorabilia from youth programs to professional teams. (VIDEO)

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Prospective Law Students Invited to Participate in 'Law Week 2015'

Sep 23, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences will host "Law Week 2015," a five-day initiative designed to prepare Syracuse undergraduates for admission to law school.

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Big Data, Big Challenges

Sep 22, 2015
The science of social communication networks is explored during the 2015 Kameshwar C. Wali Lecture.

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Publisher of ‘National Catholic Reporter’ to Deliver Borgognoni Lecture Oct. 5

Sep 22, 2015
On the heels of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, Thomas C. Fox, publisher of the National Catholic Reporter (NCR), will deliver the Joseph and Amelia Borgognoni Lecture in Catholic Theology and Religion in Society at Syracuse University.

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Syracuse Hosts EMPOWER Advisory Committee

Sep 21, 2015
Committee members will participate in a variety of roundtable conversations, where they will discuss how EMPOWER can help graduate students succeed in STEM. They also will be involved with a graduate student-led panel discussion on career pathways in science and engineering.

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Janklow Program, Seattle Art Museum Launch ‘Competitive Fellowship Program’

Sep 18, 2015
Fourteen-month fellowship offers traditional coursework and field-based learning in arts leadership.

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A Hunger for Knowledge

Sep 17, 2015
James Hougland, assistant professor of chemistry, is using a major grant extension to continue his study of a rare genetic disorder called Prader-Willi Syndrome.

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Syracuse Advances Search for Gravitational Waves

Sep 17, 2015
Physicists participate in the first observational run of the new Advanced LIGO Detector, after a five-year rebuild.

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Nebraska-Lincoln Chemist to Deliver Prins Lecture Sept. 22

Sep 15, 2015
Joseph S. Francisco, the Elmer H. and Ruby M. Cordes Chair in Chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will deliver the Willem Prins Memorial Lecture at Syracuse.

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Point of Contact Marks 40th Anniversary with Fall Events

Sep 14, 2015
Celebrations include "Continuum," an exhibition of POC's permanent contemporary art collection.

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Syracuse Symposium™ Presents Human Rights Film Festival Sept. 24-26

Sep 14, 2015
Now in its 13th year, the acclaimed festival explores the symposium's theme of "Networks."

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Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

Sep 11, 2015
The vast social networks of the Early Modern Era come to life during upcoming Syracuse Symposium lecture.

Syracuse Economist Publishes Readers Guide to 'Wealth of Nations’

Sep 11, 2015
Jerry Evensky G’84, professor of economics and a Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence, sheds light on Adam Smith's landmark book about free market economics.

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Interested in The Renée Crown University Honors Program?

Sep 9, 2015
High-achieving students are invited to apply for spring admission into Syracuse's prestigious Honors Program. (VIDEO)

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Author Stephen Kuusisto Opens Carver Series at Syracuse Sept. 16

Sep 9, 2015
Stephen Kuusisto, director of The Renée Crown University Honors Program, is also an accomplished poet, essayist, and memoirist.

Syracuse History Professor Makes Authorial Debut

Sep 9, 2015
Laurie Marhoefer, assistant professor of history, explores the rise of sexual tolerance and the origins of the gay rights movement.

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Author Tobias Wolff to Receive National Medal of Arts Sept. 10

Sep 8, 2015
The former Syracuse professor will be recognized by President Obama at a special White House ceremony.

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University Mourns Loss of Singer, Actor Theodore Bikel

Sep 8, 2015
Remembered for his stage work in "The Sound of Music" and "Fiddler on the Roof," Bikel spent part of the final act of his career helping A&S.

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Shiptown: North Indian Lives Between Rural and Urban

Sep 8, 2015
Ann Grodzins Gold, the Thomas J. Watson Professor of Anthropology and professor of religion, is working on an ethnographic study of a North Indian market town.

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Syracuse Scientist Receives CAREER Award to Study 'Ice Chemistry'

Sep 4, 2015
Chemist Tara Kahan will use the prestigious grant to examine the effects of "dirty" ice on human health.

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Mathematicians Sweep NSF Grant Awards

Sep 4, 2015
Professors Shen, Lanzani, and Leuschke pull in more than half a million dollars in research support.

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Syracuse Chemists Awarded Grants for Interdisciplinary Research

Sep 4, 2015
Professors Yan-Yeung Luk and John Chisholm are using NSF and NIH grants, respectively, to push the boundaries of organic chemistry.

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From University Hill to Capitol Hill

Sep 2, 2015
Matthew O’Leary ’15, a dual major in history and political science, was named “Intern of the Year,” following a semester at the New York State Assembly in Albany.

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Arts Leader Ruby Lerner Kicks Off Syracuse Symposium™ Sept. 10

Sep 1, 2015
Ruby Lerner, president and executive director of Creative Capital, will examine the role of "Networks" in cultural philanthropy.

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Syracuse Physicist Lands NIH Grant Award to Study Tissue, Organ Formation

Sep 1, 2015
M. Lisa Manning receives $1.02 million from the National Institutes of Health to investigate forces in organ development.

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Syracuse Hosts International Philosophy Conference Sept. 18-20

Aug 31, 2015
Philosophers, scholars, and researchers converge on campus for Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy.

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La Casita Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Aug 31, 2015
“Béisbol at the Heart of Our Latino Communities” is the subject of a major exhibition at La Casita, Sept. 15-Dec. 11.

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Syracuse to Acquire Cutting-Edge DNA Sequencer

Aug 31, 2015
Researchers in the Forensic & National Security Sciences Institute are using a major grant award to acquire a powerful, new instrument for forensic genomic analysis.

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Syracuse Physicists Excel at Gordon Research Conference in New Hampshire

Aug 25, 2015
Professors Mark Bowick, Lisa Manning, Cristina Marchetti, and Joseph Paulsen recently shone at the Soft Condensed Matter Physics Gordon Research Conference, a prestigious international event that provides a forum for discussion about cutting-edge, unpublished research.

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Syracuse Announces Fall Carver Reading Series

Aug 25, 2015
Sponsored by the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing, the Carver Series brings 12-14 prominent writers to campus each year.

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In the Driver’s Seat

Aug 25, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences has launched a new and improved Office of Advising & Career Services. Our 20-plus-member team is uniquely qualified to help you in a variety of areas, including career exploration, major and minor degree completion, and pre-law and pre-health advising. To find out how we can help you, visit http://CASAdvising.syr.edu.

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Syracuse Physicists Use Grant Award to Facilitate Teacher Training

Aug 20, 2015
Two physicists in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences have received a grant award, designed to strengthen the teaching of high school physics throughout the region.

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Teaching the World

Aug 18, 2015
Syracuse University is chosen for the 8th consecutive year to host international Fulbright Orientation program

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Syracuse Symposium™ Announces ‘Networks’ Theme, Fall Lineup

Aug 18, 2015
The popular fall series begins with a lecture by nationally renowned arts leader Ruby Lerner on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in Watson Theatre in the Robert B. Menschel Media Center.

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A&S Alumnus Michael Dwyer G’10 Publishes First Book

Aug 17, 2015
Michael Dwyer G'10 is the author of "Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties" (Oxford University Press, 2015), which he conceptualized as a Ph.D. student in the Department of English.

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A Celebration of Science

Aug 13, 2015
More than 80 students presented results of their summer research projects at the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program's annual poster session.

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Janklow Program Takes National Stage

Aug 7, 2015
Mark Nerenhausen, founding director and professor of practice of the Janklow Program, was invited to speak at the Americans for the Arts’ prestigious leadership roundtable, whose theme this year is “The Arts and Tourism: Transforming America’s Communities.”

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Global to Local

Aug 5, 2015
The Writing Center, operated by The Writing Program in A&S, provides individualized instruction in all aspects—and genres—of writing.

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Alumna Appointed National Portrait Gallery Historian

Aug 5, 2015
Kate Lemay ’01 is the new historian of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

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From Battlefield to Bookworm

Aug 3, 2015
The new Warrior-Scholar Project prepares U.S. veterans for life on campus. (VIDEO)

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Psychologist Awarded $2.1 Million NIH Grant

Jul 30, 2015
Stephen Maisto, professor of psychology, is using a five-year, $2.1 million grant to study risky behavior among HIV-negative men.

Syracuse Sociologists Shine at National Conference in Chicago

Jul 22, 2015
More than a dozen professors and graduate students are presenting their research at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

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A Precarious Balance

Jul 17, 2015
Biologist Jason Fridley works with scientists all over the globe to improve biodiversity management.

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Syracuse Philosophers Celebrate 10th Anniversary of SPAWN Series

Jul 17, 2015
Organizer Robert Van Gulick says it will be like a reunion, but with a new group of young scholars 'added in.'

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Syracuse Physicists Awarded $3 Million Grant to Build Particle Detector

Jul 15, 2015
Members of the Department of Physics are constructing an upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Girls Just Want to Do Science!

Jul 14, 2015
About a dozen young girls spent the day interacting with real scientists at SU during a special summer STEM camp. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Physicists Confirm Existence of Rare ‘Pentaquarks’

Jul 14, 2015
Professors Sheldon Stone and Tomasz Skwarnicki are part of a team of researchers who have discovered hadrons with four quarks and one anti-quark, known as "pentaquarks."

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‘New York Times’ Best-Selling Author to Deliver Fall Milton Lecture

Jul 14, 2015
William Deresiewicz, a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning essayist, and critic, will deliver this fall’s Milton First-Year Lecture on Monday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) in Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium

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'The Real Thing'

Jul 14, 2015
Since graduating from Syracuse, composer John Liberatore '07 has earned a place for himself among the nation's musical elite.

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All Systems Go

Jul 8, 2015
Samantha Usman '16, a double major in mathematics and physics, is recognized by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation for her out-of-this-world research.

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'Playing' It Forward

Jul 8, 2015
Nate Haddad '13 is parlaying his liberal arts training into volunteerism with AmeriCorps and Playworks.

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Showing their PRIDE

Jul 6, 2015
Highlights from this year's PRIDE program during which Psychology undergraduates develop and present an original independent summer research project (VIDEO)

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Atlanta Program Helps Students 'Discover' Heart of the South

Jun 30, 2015
More than a dozen A&S students recently traveled to Atlanta for a four-day immersion program, designed to cultivate professional opportunities. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Launches Fellowship Program with Florida Grand Opera

Jun 30, 2015
One Janklow Program student will be selected for a two-year fellowship, involving coursework at the University and a paid internship at FGO.

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Ethical Merit

Jun 26, 2015
On the heels of earning a Ph.D. in philosophy, Amy Massoud G'15 learns her work will appear in the acclaimed journal "Ethics."

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Pitchers at an Exhibition

Jun 24, 2015
La Casita Cultural Center seeks submissions for an upcoming exhibition on Latinos in baseball.

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Summer Science

Jun 17, 2015
The psychology department is in the midst of another successful Psychology Research Initiative for Diversity Enhancement (PRIDE) program.

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Vivian May Appointed Director of Syracuse University Humanities Center

Jun 17, 2015
The women's & gender studies scholar is lauded for her visionary and strategic leadership.

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Syracuse Physicist Awarded Grant to Study Physical Cell Biology

Jun 16, 2015
M. Lisa Manning, associate professor of physics, has received $168,750 from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Research Corporation for Science Advancement to explore untested ideas in physical cell biology.

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Syracuse Student Wins Honors Capstone Awards for Original Novel

Jun 16, 2015
Anastasia Selby '15 has received two major Capstone Project awards from the Honors Program for her debut novel, "The Open Curtain."

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Breanna Caires ‘15 Recognized for Scholarly Excellence

Jun 15, 2015
A graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications is the recipient of two awards for papers she wrote while pursuing a minor in the Department of Art and Music Histories (AMH), based in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Syracuse Physicist Awarded Grant for Quantum Computing Efforts

Jun 11, 2015
Britton Plourde is using an Army Research Office grant award to push the boundaries of quantum computing.

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Syracuse Professor Publishes Book on Well-Being

Jun 10, 2015
Ben Bradley, the Allan and Anita Sutton Distinguished Chair of Philosophy, is the author of a new book titled "Well-Being" (Polity Press, 2015). It’s Bradley’s third book project.

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Common Ground

Jun 4, 2015
Religion scholar Mehnaz Afridi '90, G'92 discusses her controversial path after Syracuse, and how the liberal arts have fed her soul.

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University Mourns Loss of Distinguished Archeologist

Jun 3, 2015
Theresa Howard Carter ’50 took the first photographs of what is believed to be King Midas’ Tomb in Turkey.

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A Passport to Opportunity

Jun 3, 2015
Nikkole Mojica ’15, a dual major in international relations and political science at Syracuse University, is proof of the long-term impact of study abroad.

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A Lucrative Experience

Jun 3, 2015
A dual major in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Juan Alvarez Valentin '15 hopes to parlay his interest in all things visual into a career in law, perhaps involving communications or intellectual property.

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Against All Odds

Jun 3, 2015
Poet Jessica Poli G'15 recently earned a master's degree from Syracuse University's top-ranked MFA Program in Creative Writing.

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A Strong Finish for Art & Music Histories

Jun 2, 2015
The academic year wrapped up with several AMH students garnering major accolades.

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Syracuse Instructor Publishes Book of Poems

Jun 2, 2015
"Psalter: The Agnostic's Book of Common Curiosities" (Tiger Bark Press, 2015) is Georgia Popoff's third collection of poetry and fourth book in print.

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Syracuse Biologist Awarded Two-Year NSF Grant Award

Jun 1, 2015
Jannice Friedman, assistant professor of biology, is the recipient of a two-year, $150,000 National Science Foundation grant award. She will use the award to study sexual selection in plants.

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Syracuse Professor Recognized for Contributions to Latina/o Studies

Jun 1, 2015
Silvio Torres-Saillant, professor of English and Latino-Latin American Studies, is the recipient of the 2015 Frank Bonilla Public Intellectual Award.

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Ph.D. Student Awarded Grant to Help People in Pain Quit Smoking

May 29, 2015
Emily Zale, a student in the Department of Psychology, is using a grant award to develop an intervention for smokers with chronic pain.

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Syracuse’s Gebbie Clinic to Host Summer Literacy Camp July 20-24

May 28, 2015
The Gebbie Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences will host the Phonological Awareness Camp for Kids (P.A.C.K) July 20-24. The five day program is designed to help children learn important literacy skills.

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Simons Foundation Funds Physics, Mathematics Researchers

May 27, 2015
Four professors have received major grant awards from the Simons Foundation, a global organization advancing research in basic science and mathematics.

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University Integral to Advanced LIGO Success

May 27, 2015
The Department of Physics has been leading the search for gravitational waves for more than 25 years.

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Syracuse Physicists Aid in Discovery of Subatomic Process

May 13, 2015
Sheldon Stone and colleagues have found "overwhelming evidence" of an extremely rare particle known as a Bs meson.

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Syracuse Biologist Lands Three-Year NIH Grant Award

May 11, 2015
Melissa Pepling, associate professor of biology, has received a major grant award from the National Institutes of Health for her ongoing work in ovarian biology.

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The College of Arts and Sciences’ Convocation 2015

May 9, 2015
Dean Karin Ruhlandt imparts words of encouragement to the College of Arts and Sciences' Class of 2015

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Syracuse Triumphs at ACC ‘Meeting of the Minds’ Conference

May 8, 2015
Seven undergraduates from the College of Arts & Sciences were invited to give academic presentations at North Carolina State University.

Final 'Friday 5' of Semester

May 8, 2015
We hope you enjoy this special expanded edition of “Friday 5,” marking the end of another academic year. “Friday 5” will resume weekly publication on August 28. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Geologist Jeff Karson Publishes Book on Oceanic Abyss

May 7, 2015
Jeff Karson, professor of Earth sciences, is the author of a much-anticipated book on the geology and biology of the oceanic abyss.

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Syracuse to Host Training Workshop for DNA Mixture Analysis Software May 11-14

May 7, 2015
STRmix workshop reaffirms FNSSI as a national leader in forensics research.

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Zeitgeist of Opportunity

May 6, 2015
Triple major Jack Matlack ’15 claims top prize at the Undergraduate Research Conference in German Studies at Moravian College.

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University Shines at Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference

May 5, 2015
"Syracuse was all over the program," says Steven Cohan, Dean’s Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and SCMS president elect.

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Syracuse Professor Appointed Editor of Writing & Rhetoric Series

May 4, 2015
Teacher-author-activist Steve Parks will oversee the acclaimed "Studies in Writing and Rhetoric" series, published by the Conference on College Composition and Communication.

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A Global Perspective

May 4, 2015
Iti Maloney ’15 is using her Syracuse training to alleviate a resource-strained world

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Every Corner of the World

May 4, 2015
Six Syracuse Alumna share their global experiences while representing the United States and the University.

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A Thirst for Challenge

May 4, 2015
Erik Brazdukas ’15 had always wanted to be a writer, but, at Syracuse, he discovered a passion for computers.

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Syracuse Student ‘Says Yes’ to Art History

May 4, 2015
Thanks to Say Yes Syracuse, Bailey Pfohl ’15 is getting a world-class education, at no cost

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The Poet Will See You Now

May 4, 2015
Doctor-to-be Ashlee Thibaud ’16 finds inspiration—and education—in writing poetry

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From Leonardo to Liucci

May 4, 2015
Dual major Alex Liucci ’15 is following in the footsteps of his famous idol, by marrying art and science

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WGS Faculty Recognized for ‘Timely, Relevant’ Scholarship

Apr 29, 2015
Vivian May, associate professor and chair of women's & gender studies, praises her colleagues for challenging "interconnected systems of oppression in work."

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Arts in Science; Science in Arts

Apr 28, 2015
Sam Gorovitz, professor of philosophy and former dean of the College, proves his artistic mettle with this breathtaking collection of original photographs and sculptures.

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Syracuse Senior Wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Apr 28, 2015
Kristopher Murray ‘15, a biochemistry major, is using the prestigious fellowship to study bacterial cellulose synthase genes in poplar trees.

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Syracuse Geologists Rack up Honors, Awards

Apr 28, 2015
Professors Ivany, Baldwin, and Samson are being recognized for leadership and service to the profession.

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Ready for His Close-Up

Apr 27, 2015
Matt Fernandes ’15 has ‘found his way from San Jose’ to the Salt City, in hopes of launching a film career.

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Is There a Doctor in the House?

Apr 27, 2015
Lewis Paulino ’16 won’t graduate from Syracuse for another year, but the decorated biology major has already been accepted to medical school.

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Syracuse Professors to Receive Graduate Teaching Awards

Apr 27, 2015
Lois Agnew will be awarded the William Wasserstrom Prize for the Teaching of Graduate Students; Horace Campbell, the Prize for Excellence in Master’s Level Teaching.

Maxwell School to Present Third Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship

Apr 23, 2015
The research efforts of social sciences majors at Syracuse University will be on display Wednesday, April 29, when the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs hosts its third annual Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship.

Taking Care of Business

Apr 22, 2015
Military Vets, Former Athletes Team up for ‘Entrepreneurship Bootcamp’ at Syracuse University

From Locker Room to Boardroom

Apr 22, 2015
Former NHL players Clint Malarchuk and Mike Gaul are using a new playbook to chart life after hockey

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Chemistry Major to Receive Slepecky Research Prize April 24

Apr 21, 2015
Kewei Xu ’15, a senior majoring in chemistry, will be awarded the Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize on Friday, April 24, at 3:30 p.m. in the Heroy auditorium. The award recognizes an outstanding female undergraduate in the STEM disciplines.

Syracuse Professor Receives NEH Summer Stipend Research Grant

Apr 21, 2015
History professor Amy Kallander is using an NEH summer research grant to study postcolonial Tunisia.

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A Better Pill to Swallow

Apr 20, 2015
Robert Doyle, professor of chemistry, discusses his latest research, involving a new method of delivering medications to the body by way of vitamin B12. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Art Historian Publishes Book on Vermeer

Apr 15, 2015
Wayne Franits, professor of art & music histories, is the author of "Vermeer" (Phaidon Press, 2015), a book about the great 17th-century Dutch painter.

Syracuse Professor Reconsiders Role of Native Americans in U.S. History

Apr 15, 2015
Scott Manning Stevens, associate professor and director of Native American studies, is the co-author of "Why You Can’t Teach United States History Without American Indians" (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).

Program includes remarks by two former U.S. statesmen, followed by a screening of "Promise Land."

Apr 15, 2015
Program includes remarks by two former U.S. statesmen, followed by a screening of "Promise Land."

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Carver Reading Series Concludes with Poet Ishion Hutchinson April 22

Apr 15, 2015
The Jamaican-born poet is known for his award-winning collection, 'Far District.

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Syracuse to Host ‘Current Trends and New Horizons in Forensic and National Security Sciences: Opportunities and Challenges’

Apr 14, 2015
Leaders in forensic and national security sciences will converge on campus for a series of discussions. Republican John Katko will deliver the keynote address on Monday, April 27, at 11 a.m. in 220 Eggers Hall.

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Syracuse Hosts Author/Musician Rita Indiana, Filmmaker Noelia Quintero April 23-24

Apr 13, 2015
The Humanities Center's Spring Symposia series concludes with a mini-residency by Indiana and Quintero. Partners in life and work, they will address issues of contemporary Caribbean identity.

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British Literary Scholar, Theorist Evan Gottlieb to Visit Syracuse April 16-17

Apr 13, 2015
The Department of English in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences will host Evan Gottlieb, a leading British literary scholar, on April 16-17.

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Syracuse Receives $3 Million Grant for Graduate-Level STEM Training

Apr 13, 2015
Interdisciplinary project focuses on water-energy research

Syracuse Takes Top Honors at National Model UN Conference in New York City

Apr 10, 2015
Comprising 23 students, the team represented Ecuador and was named the conference's 'Outstanding Delegation.'

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Syracuse, SUNY-ESF Host Science Exploration Day for Regional Youth

Apr 8, 2015
STEM Day on the Hill attracts more than a hundred middle and high school students.

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New Documentary 'Answers the Call' for Syracuse Alumnus

Apr 8, 2015
Producer Bryce Renninger '07 will return to campus on Thursday, April 16, to show and discuss his new documentary, 'HOTLINE.'

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A&S, SU Abroad Reopen 'Paris Noir' Application Period

Apr 7, 2015
The College of Arts and Sciences and SU Abroad are reopening the application period for one of the University's most revered study abroad experiences: 'Paris Noir.'

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Discovering New Connections

Apr 7, 2015
The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program's first annual research day and poster session was a major success. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse to Host Regional Earth Sciences Symposium April 11

Apr 7, 2015
UT Dallas geoscientist John W. Geissman will deliver keynote address.

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CNY Humanities Corridor Programs Continue Collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities

Apr 6, 2015
Central New York Humanities Corridor continues its collaborations with the New York Council for the Humanities through two initiatives aimed at engaging the community with humanities scholarship

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Syracuse Humanities Center Presents Medical Anthropologist Joseph Alter April 16-17

Apr 3, 2015
University of Pittsburgh professor is known for his groundbreaking study of Nature Cure in contemporary India.

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Jazz Icon Randy Weston to Headline Inaugural John L. Johnson Lecture Series April 16

Apr 1, 2015
The Department of African American Studies will honor its founder, John L. Johnson, with a special daylong program.

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Zeitgeist of Opportunity

Apr 1, 2015
A&S professor will share the stage with interdisciplinary filmmaker Cauleen Smith, April 7, and legendary pianist Randy Weston,

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A Tireless Pursuit

Mar 31, 2015
On the eve of her retirement, Syracuse Professor Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo ponders her life and legacy—and her next move.

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Syracuse University’s Writing Program to Host Notre Dame’s John Duffy

Mar 31, 2015
The “Reimagining Student Writers” series presented by the Writing Program in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences will continue this week with a guest lecture by the University of Notre Dame’s John Duffy. Weeks also has been nominated as a University Scholar, one of Syracuse's highest undergraduate awards, and is one of the College's most decorated seniors.

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Reflected in the Stars

Mar 30, 2015
The University community gathered last weekend to dedicate the Patricia Meyers Druger Astronomy Learning Center at Holden Observatory. (VIDEO)

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Longtime Arts & Sciences Spanish Instructor Publishes New Book

Mar 27, 2015
Antonio Casale, a longtime Spanish instructor in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences is the author of his fourth novel, titled Winds of Love.

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Acclaimed Poet Ron Padgett Headlines Carver Reading Series April 1

Mar 25, 2015
Former New York School poet has had a recent string of hits, including "Collected Poems" (2013) and "How Long" (2011).

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Neuroscience Research Day Extends Registration Deadline

Mar 25, 2015
Due to overwhelming demand, registration has been extended for the Syracuse University Neuroscience Research Day, taking place on Friday, April 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center (801 University Ave.). The program, which includes a keynote address by renowned cognitive neuroscientist Sue Becker, is free and open to the public.

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Filmmaker Dorit Naaman G'95 Returns to Syracuse to Explore 'Identity Politics' April 8-9

Mar 25, 2015
Naaman will present her film 'DIAdocuMEntARY: A Piece in My Puzzle' (2004) on Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Kittredge Auditorium. The following day, she will participate in an HC Mini-Seminar at 11:30 a.m. in room 304 of the Tolley Humanities Building.

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Atlanta Program Helps Students 'Discover' Heart of the South

Mar 23, 2015
More than a dozen A&S students are traveling to Atlanta in May for a four-day immersion program, designed to cultivate professional career opportunities.

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Lessons from the Fishbowl

Mar 23, 2015
Students from nearby Solvay High School make a splash in A&S during Biology Apprenticeship Day.

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Syracuse Honors Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo with Major Celebration April 2-3

Mar 20, 2015
More than 150 people from around the world are gathering for a series of scholarly presentations, roundtable discussions, and performances.

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Syracuse Humanities Center Explores 'Hoodoo' Spirituality March 23

Mar 20, 2015
Professor Arthur Flowers is joined by scholars and practitioners for an afternoon of music, dance, and discussion.

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E.C. Osondu G'07 Returns to Syracuse for Carver Reading Series March 25

Mar 20, 2015
Renowned fiction writer won Africa's top literary prize after graduating from Syracuse.

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Volunteers Needed for Genetic Research Study at SUNY Upstate

Mar 19, 2015
A&S students are assisting in a study that may change the way psychiatric disorders are understood and diagnosed.

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University Mourns Loss of Filmmaker Albert Maysles ’49

Mar 19, 2015
Pioneer documentarian known for ‘Gimme Shelter,’ ‘Grey Gardens’

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Syracuse Dedicates Patricia Meyers Druger Astronomy Learning Center at Holden Observatory March 28

Mar 17, 2015
NASA astronaut Franklin Story Musgrave '58, H'85 is among those speaking at the dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. in Hendricks Chapel.

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WGS Professors Reap National, International Honors

Mar 16, 2015
The Women's & Gender Studies department continues to impress at home and abroad with cutting-edge feminist scholarship and research.

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Syracuse Humanities Center Celebrates Black Queer Studies March 18-19

Mar 16, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia continues with two days of performances and lectures examining the deep layers of black masculinities and queer methodology.

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Syracuse, Le Moyne to Address Faith-Based Labor Organizing April 10-11

Mar 13, 2015
Scholars and practitioners from around the globe will converge on Central New York to discuss the religious and ethical implications of faith-based labor organizing.

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'Friday Five' to Return March 20, A&S Seeks Story Submissions

Mar 11, 2015
For some, Spring Break is a welcome respite--the chance to relax and recharge. For others, it's a hectic week of research, travel, and catch-up. Regardless, all of us are heading into one of the busiest times of the year. We in the communications office remind you to keep sending us your news story ideas. The more information (and advance notice) we have about student and faculty honors, awards, publications, and events, the better we can serve you. To learn more, visit us at asnews.syr.edu. Thank you very much.

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Syracuse Professor Recognized by Council of Writing Program Administrators

Mar 6, 2015
Tony Scott wins awards for article on large-scale writing assessment.

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Syracuse Physicist Earns Cottrell Scholar Award

Mar 6, 2015
M. Lisa Manning has received a $75,000 Cottrell Scholar Award to study the mechanics of how biological cells move in tissues.

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Syracuse Goes Global with I-CAMP School for Physicists

Mar 6, 2015
Recent article cites pipeline of talent between South Africa and Central New York.

You're Hired!

Mar 5, 2015
Dual major Nancy Leu '15 opens up about her time at Syracuse, the benefits of networking, and the job waiting for her in New York City. (VIDEO)

Syracuse Salutes Women Veterans

Mar 5, 2015
Students, faculty, and distinguished guests recently honored women veterans who have served in combat and non-combat zones, in anticipation of International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8. (VIDEO)

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Physicist Harvey Kaplan Remembered

Mar 4, 2015
Renowned teacher and theoretical physicist taught in A&S for 37 years.

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Religion Faculty Earn Top Honors

Mar 3, 2015
Professors Lloyd, Burrus, and Gold show their mettle with major research fellowships.

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Designing Woman

Mar 3, 2015
Olivia Pek ’15 draws on experiences at SUArt Galleries and the Cleveland Museum of Art to achieve curatorial success.

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Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series to Conclude with "Mindfulness Goes to School: Linking Research with Practice"

Mar 3, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia will conclude on Friday, March 6 with the final installment of its three-part Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series titled, "Mindfulness Goes to School: Linking Research with Practice.” The event begins at 12 p.m. in room 123 in Sims Hall.

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Syracuse Unveils Charles Brightman Endowed Professorship of Physics

Mar 3, 2015
A&S has established the Charles Brightman Endowed Professorship of Physics, thanks to a $1.4 million bequest by Joseph and Charlotte ’37 Stone. The professorship is designed to attract and retain the best physicists in the field.

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Humanities Center Continues Spring Symposia with Lecture on Social Networks March 4

Feb 26, 2015
Gesa E. Kirsch, professor of English and director of the Valente Center for Arts and Sciences at Bentley University, will discuss “The Power of Social Networks: Rhetorical Agency and Civic Activism Among 19th-Century Women Physicians” on Wednesday, March 4, at 2:15 p.m. in The Killian Room (500) in the Hall of Languages.

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Literary, Cultural Critic Mark Edmundson to Speak at Syracuse March 2

Feb 26, 2015
Mark Edmundson, professor of English at The University of Virginia, will present a public lecture titled “Self and Soul: In Defense of Ideals” on Monday, March 2, at 4 p.m. in room 204 in Maxwell Hall.

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Central New York Humanities Corridor Seminar: John Kani on South African Theater Under and After Apartheid

Feb 26, 2015
Central New York Humanities Corridor Seminar: John Kani on South African Theater Under and After Apartheid

Syracuse Professor Explores ‘Judicial Politics in Polarized Times’

Feb 25, 2015
Thomas Keck, a political scientist at Syracuse University, is the author of "Judicial Politics in Polarized Times" (The University of Chicago Press, 2014). A faculty member since 2002, he is dually appointed to the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences.

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University Honors Minnie Bruce Pratt Feb. 26

Feb 24, 2015
A professor in both The Writing Program and Department of Women's & Gender Studies, Pratt is retiring in June, after a high-profile decade at Syracuse.

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Mathematics Department on Hot Streak

Feb 20, 2015
Nearly a third of the department's faculty have recently garnered major grant awards or international speaking invitations.

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A Place to Celebrate and Learn

Feb 19, 2015
Librarian Angela Williams reflects on one of the University's most prized possessions: the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. (Video)

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The Business of the Backbeat

Feb 19, 2015
Drummer Jason Sutter took time out from touring to give Syracuse students an insightful, backstage look at the rock industry. (VIDEO)

Maxwell School, IVMF, Syracuse VA Medical Center Join Forces for International Women’s Day

Feb 19, 2015
Women in combat and post-combat zones--the challenges they face during service, their health and wellness, their perspectives on the relationship between communities and the military--are the subject of a special program at Syracuse University called International Women’s Day, taking place Feb. 26-27.

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Karin Ruhlandt Appointed Dean of Arts and Sciences

Feb 19, 2015
Syracuse University Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost Liz Liddy has selected Karin Ruhlandt dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. (VIDEO)

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Syracuse Spring Symposia Explores Link Between Religion, Sexuality Feb. 27

Feb 18, 2015
Syracuse professor William Robert joins colleagues from UNC Charlotte and Wesleyan University for a daylong discussion about redefining religion.

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Syracuse English Department to Host Bloomsbury Editor Lea Beresford Feb. 23

Feb 17, 2015
Lea Beresford, editor at Bloomsbury USA, will speak on Monday, Feb. 23, at 5:30 p.m. in The Killian Room (500) of the Hall of Languages. The event is sponsored by the Department of English and is open to all Syracuse students.

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Professor Sanford Sternlicht G’62 Publishes Book on Iconic Playwright August Wilson

Feb 16, 2015
Sternlicht will read from and discuss his new book as part of the Humanities Center Library series on March 25.

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Syracuse Carver Series Continues with Poet Bridget Lowe G'09 Feb. 25

Feb 16, 2015
Alumna is known for her acclaimed debut, 'At the Autopsy of Vaslav Nijinsky' (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2013).

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Natalie Rebeyev ‘15 Named Gates Cambridge Scholar

Feb 12, 2015
Natalie Rebeyev, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar, enabling her to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge (U.K.). A dual major in biology and Jewish studies, she is one of only 40 students in the United States to receive the scholarship.

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Once Upon a Crime

Feb 11, 2015
The Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute, based in the College, is a leader in the study of DNA forensic analysis. Senior scientist Michael Marciano provides hands-on training in the study of bioterrorism threats, chemical detection and analysis, and sample provenance and origin.

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Cathryn Newton Appointed a Provost’s Faculty Fellow

Feb 11, 2015
Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost Liz Liddy recently appointed Cathryn Newton, dean emerita and professor of Earth sciences and of interdisciplinary sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, to serve as a Provost’s Faculty Fellow.

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Rule of Three

Feb 10, 2015
Kristin Weeks ’15 is proof that good things come in threes. Case in point: She is a triple major in biology, sociology, and political science. Weeks also has been nominated as a University Scholar, one of Syracuse's highest undergraduate awards, and is one of the College's most decorated seniors.

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Syracuse Physicist Jedidah Isler Named TED Fellow

Feb 10, 2015
Next month, Jedidah Isler will travel to Vancouver to present her research at the annual TED Conference. The Syracuse astrophysicist was recently named a TED Fellow for the Class of 2015.

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16 Upperclassmen Selected to Prestigious Leadership Program

Feb 10, 2015
More than a dozen Syracuse University students have earned full scholarships to participate in the 2015 Dulye Leadership Experience, a highly selective, professional development program that only a handful of upperclassmen experience each year.

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Marine Geologist Daniel Fornari to Headline Holmes Ceremony at Syracuse Feb. 26

Feb 10, 2015
World-renowned marine biologist Daniel Fornari will headline the Chauncey D. Holmes Ceremony and Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Heroy Geology Laboratory. The event recognizes six undergraduates for their excellence in the study of introductory Earth sciences.

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Student Poet Wendy Chen G'17 Earns National Accolade

Feb 9, 2015
The Culture Trip names her one of "10 Young American Poets Changing the Face of Poetry."

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Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series Continues with "Learning to Be Present: Mindfulness Practices for Writing, Research, and Creativity"

Feb 9, 2015
The Humanities Center's Spring Symposia continues Friday, Feb. 13, with the next installment in its three-part series about mindfulness and contemplative practices.

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Senior Spotlight: Brittany Beyer '15

Feb 9, 2015
Brittany Beyer is a University Scholar Nominee who wishes to pursue a career in international relations and law

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All ‘Four’ One, One ‘Four’ All

Feb 9, 2015
When Bo Stewart ’15 graduates in May, he’ll have four reasons to be happy. Stewart is a quadruple major—one of a few in this year’s graduating class--in economics, political science, policy studies, and Spanish. Also a University Scholar nominee, he hopes to embark on a career in international law.

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A Passion for Compassion

Feb 6, 2015
Cavel Whyte ’15 is using her psychology training to help others

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Women’s Studies Pioneer Rosi Braidotti to Speak at Syracuse Feb. 12-13

Feb 4, 2015
Rosi Braidotti, an acclaimed scholar, will visit Syracuse University and Cornell University as part of her weeklong residency in Central New York. Braidotti's Syracuse seminar is part of the 2015 Spring Symposia, presented by the Syracuse University Humanities Center.

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Carver Reading Series Continues with Novelist Jenny Offill Feb. 11

Feb 4, 2015
Author of ‘Dept. of Speculation’ is Syracuse’s Len and Elise Elman Visiting Writer.

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Drummer for Smash Mouth, Marilyn Manson, and Foreigner to Present Three-Part Series at Syracuse Feb. 10-11

Feb 4, 2015
Jason Sutter, a highly-regarded drummer will present a three-part series at Syracuse on Feb. 10-11. The series, which is free and open to the public, will include a drum workshop, lecture, and Q&A session.

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Learning to the Beat

Feb 4, 2015
Students in Professor Carol Babiracki’s "Introduction to World Music" class were treated to a vibrant African drumming and dance workshop by world-renowned dancer, singer, and drummer Biboti Ouikahilo. (Video/Photos)

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Syracuse Geologist Chris Junium Awarded Prestigious CAREER Grant

Jan 30, 2015
Christopher Junium, assistant professor of Earth sciences, is the recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award—the highest honor given by the National Science Foundation in support of early-career development activities of teacher-scholars.

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Syracuse Geologist Chris Junium Awarded Prestigious CAREER Grant

Jan 30, 2015
Christopher Junium, assistant professor of Earth sciences, is the recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award—the highest honor given by the National Science Foundation in support of early-career development activities of teacher-scholars.

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The Perfect Combination

Jan 29, 2015
Laura Cohen '15 has found the perfect match with her dual major in magazine and women’s & gender studies. Together, they are helping her follow her passion into advocacy journalism.

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Syracuse Professor Wins American Chemical Society’s Junior Faculty Award

Jan 29, 2015
The American Chemical Society has awarded its highly prestigious Open Eye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award to Arindam Chakraborty, assistant professor of chemistry.

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Recognitions Roll in for LLL Faculty

Jan 28, 2015
Success comes in droves for members of Syracuse University’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. An unprecedented six professors have been elected to top positions at three of the world’s leading language organizations.

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Syracuse Alumnus Hits Bull’s-Eye with International Research

Jan 28, 2015
Ethan Poskanzer '14 recently had his capstone project published in the academic research journal "The Visible Hand."

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Women’s and Gender Studies Chair Vivian May Publishes New Book

Jan 27, 2015
On the heels of being elected president of the National Women’s Studies Association, Vivian May, associate professor and chair of women’s and gender studies, has just published her latest book, "Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries" (Routledge, 2015).

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Jonathan Dee Kicks Off Spring Carver Reading Series January 28

Jan 27, 2015
Jonathan Dee is the inaugural author in Syracuse University’s spring 2015 Raymond Carver Reading Series at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, in Gifford Auditorium.

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Someone’s in the Kitchen with Daniel

Jan 22, 2015
Less than a year after graduating from Syracuse University, Daniel Kitchen ’14 is already putting his liberal arts education to work. Kitchen is a digital marketing and communications intern at the Fiesta Bowl organization in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Syracuse’s Carver Reading Series Announces Spring Lineup

Jan 21, 2015
The Spring 2015 Raymond Carver Reading Series, presented by the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing, kicked off earlier this week with author Jonathan Dee. Jenny Offill, Syracuse’s inaugural Leonard and Elise Elman Visiting Writer, will be the next featured author on Wed., Feb. 11.

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Literary historian Gordon Hutner to speak at Syracuse Jan. 22-23

Jan 21, 2015
The renowned University of Illinois English professor will present a lecture on the 21st-century American novel and a how-to workshop on scholarly articles.

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A Conversation with Don Waful

Jan 20, 2015
At 98, Syracuse native Don Waful '37, G'39 is one of the University's oldest surviving military veterans. He recently reflected on his life and loves--and his undying devotion to Syracuse football.

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Getting Sentimental

Jan 20, 2015
At 98, Don Waful '37, G'39 is one of Syracuse University's oldest surviving wartime vets.

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2015 Spring Symposia

Jan 16, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center recently announced the lineup for its 2015 Spring Symposia. The popular series features two-dozen lectures, workshops, performances, and screenings.

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Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series to Kick Off Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia

Jan 15, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia will kick off on Friday, January 16 with the first installment of a three-part Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series titled, “Practicing Presence: Mindfulness Practices for Teaching and Learning.”

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Syracuse professor examines 200 years of Western American art

Jan 15, 2015
Pioneer documentarian known for ‘Gimme Shelter,’ ‘Grey Gardens’

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Syracuse Professor to deliver keynote address at MLK celebration in Geneva, NY

Jan 14, 2015
Silvio Torres-Saillant will discuss the importance of peaceful coexistence as the keynote speaker of the Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Memorial in Geneva, NY.

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Syracuse Professor to Discuss ‘Cultural Entrepreneurship’ at Rochester Symposium Jan. 14

Jan 6, 2015
Mark Nerenhausen joins SoHarlem’s Janet Rodriguez for daylong program

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Art Historians Make History at Syracuse

Jan 3, 2015
Professors Luis Castañeda and Sascha Scott (both of the Department of Art and Music Histories) make authorial debuts with art books on ’68 Olympics and Native cultures, respectively.