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Following Her Muse

Dec 22, 2017
Ruth Appelhof '65, G'74, G'80, G'89 is working on a book about Lee Krasner, who, along with her husband, Jackson Pollock, turned modern art on its side.

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Society for New Music Premieres ‘Pushed Aside: Reclaiming Gage’ Jan. 21 at OnCenter

Dec 22, 2017
A new opera by Persis Vehar reconsiders the role of Syracuse native Matilda Joslyn Gage in the women's suffrage movement.

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Physicist Marchetti Named to Commission on Statistical Physics

Dec 19, 2017
A renown researcher in statistical physics and soft matter, distinguished professor M. Cristina Marchetti, has been elected to the Commission on Statistical Physics.

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Feedback Sought on Presentations by Honors Director Finalists

Dec 12, 2017
Members of the campus community are encouraged to react to presentations by professors Chris E. Johnson and Danielle Taan Smith.

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Course to Develop 'Grammatical Sketch' of West African Language

Dec 8, 2017
Interested students are invited to enroll in "Field Methods in Linguistics," taught by Christopher Green, assistant professor of linguistics. He will be joined by Andy Semabia G'10, a native speaker of Ewe, a major language of West Africa.

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Giving Voice to Kids

Dec 5, 2017
Jonathan Preston, associate professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine different approaches to speech therapy for school-age children with apraxia of speech. His approach involves ultrasound imaging of the tongue.

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Life's Refrain: Standing up for the Underdog

Dec 5, 2017
"I feel good I've been able to help people," says Thelma Bonzek '43, a retired teacher living in Syracuse.

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Honors Director Search Continues with Finalist Visits

Dec 4, 2017
Finalists Chris E. Johnson and Danielle Taana Smith—professors at Syracuse and RIT, respectively—are presenting at open forums.

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Linguist at Home on World Stage

Dec 1, 2017
Tej Bhatia, professor of linguistics and Hindi, will spend next semester at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.

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FNSSI, FBI Co-Sponsor Biosecurity Workshop

Dec 1, 2017
Syracuse was the site of a recent biosecurity workshop, attended by researchers and local, state and federal law enforcement and emergency officials. The event was co-sponsored by the University’s Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute (FNSSI) and the FBI.

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Nehassaiu deGannes to Serve Mini-Residency at CFAC Dec. 8-11

Dec 1, 2017
The acclaimed poet, playwright and actor will present an original one-woman show, along with workshops for high school and college students.

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University Hosts Information Session on Public Humanities Fellowships Dec. 8

Nov 29, 2017
Two $8,000 fellowships are awarded each year, supporting student-led public humanities research.

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Syracuse Ethnomusicologist Lands Literary Honors

Nov 28, 2017
Associate Professor Sydney Hutchinson is a two-time winner of the Marcia Herndon Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology.

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Michelle Zaso Awarded Prestigious NIH Fellowship

Nov 27, 2017
Michelle Zaso, a Ph.D. candidate in psychology, is the recipient of Kirschstein National Research Service Individual Predoctoral Fellowship, which will support her dissertation research relating to teen alcohol use.

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Professor Pens 'Swooney Valentine' to Musician Joni Mitchell

Nov 27, 2017
David Yaffe, assistant professor of humanities, is the author of the bestselling "Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017).

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Physics Alumnus Wins Major Dissertation Award

Nov 27, 2017
The American Physical Society recognizes Nathan Jurik G'16 for his original Ph.D. work on pentaquarks.

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Syracuse Symposium to Present Multicultural Celebration Dec. 2

Nov 27, 2017
The yearlong theme of "Belonging" continues with a program of food, music and dance by locally resettled refugees and immigrants.

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Classification Researcher to Headline Syracuse Symposium Dec. 4-5

Nov 27, 2017
Melissa Adler, assistant professor of information and media studies at Western University in London, Ontario, will consider the role of classification systems in academia.

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Physics Student Reaps Success as Bioentrepreneur

Nov 21, 2017
Aaron Wolfe, a Ph.D. candidate in physics, is founder and COO of Ichor Therapeutics, a contract research firm focusing on aging and aging pathways.

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Physicist Seeks Big Answers from Tiny Particles

Nov 17, 2017
A three-year $858,000 NSF grant helps fund groundbreaking particle physics research lead by associate professor of physics Mitchell Soderberg and his Syracuse team.

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Black Feminist Trio to Headline Syracuse Symposium Keynote Event Nov. 27

Nov 15, 2017
Iconic teacher-scholars Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Paula J. Giddings and Beverly Guy-Sheftall will explore notions of "Belonging."

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Exploring Evolution Acceptance for Better Science Education

Nov 13, 2017
“Asking why it is critical that students accept evolution is almost like asking why it is critical that students understand biology,” says Ryan Dunk, biology Ph.D. candidate

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Dympna Callaghan Named University Professor

Nov 13, 2017
A member of Syracuse University’s faculty for 28 years, Dympna Callaghan has compiled an extensive body of scholarship relating to Renaissance poetry and drama, women’s writing, and feminist theory.

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John Quigley Joins College of Arts and Sciences as Assistant Dean for Advancement

Nov 13, 2017
Quigley previously worked at Cornell University and the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Beyond Anything I Had Envisioned

Nov 8, 2017
Soren Lowell, associate professor of communication and speech disorders spent several weeks volunteering in Costa Rica to help very young children gain better speech.

Do You Know Where You Are?

Nov 8, 2017
Students in SU's geography program will host a series of events, exhibits and games to celebrate National Geography Awareness Week, Nov 14 and 15.

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Hebrew Scholar Shines New Light on Old Testament

Nov 8, 2017
James W. Watts, professor of religion, is the author of "Understanding the Pentateuch as a Scripture" (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017), a unique account of the first five books of the Bible.

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Maura Larkin Ivanick Appointed Interim Director of Advising and Career Services

Nov 7, 2017
Ivanick was director of academic advising and counseling services in A&S from 1997 to 2003.

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Syracuse Symposium to Continue 'Belonging' Theme with Flurry of Events Nov. 3-9

Oct 31, 2017
Upcoming speakers will address "new potentials for conceiving archives, authorship and agency," says Humanities Center Director Vivian May.

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Syracuse Authors Named CNY Book Awards Finalists

Oct 30, 2017
Several local authors with Syracuse University ties are finalists for the sixth annual Central New York Book Awards, taking place on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. at the CNY Philanthropy Center.

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Lighting up the Sculpture Garden

Oct 30, 2017
Students, faculty and staff gathered in the University’s sculpture garden to place and illuminate over 1000 tea lights in celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. (VIDEO)

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Meredith Symposium to Showcase Undergraduate Science Research Nov. 4

Oct 30, 2017
Robert P. Doyle, Meredith Professor of Chemistry, is the founder of a symposium highlighting scientific research by women and first-generation students.

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Phyllis Backer Foundation Establishes Jewish Studies Professorship

Oct 26, 2017
The Phyllis Backer Foundation, chaired by Leonard S. Elman ’52, has made a $1.5 million gift to establish an eponymous professorship of Jewish studies. A national search will be underway for a teacher-scholar fluent in topics relating to Jews and Judaism.

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American Physical Society to Honor Professor Lisa Manning

Oct 23, 2017
Lisa Manning, associate professor of physics, is the 2018 recipient of the Maria Goeppert Mayer Award.

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Alumnus Puts Heart, Mind into Global Relief Efforts

Oct 20, 2017
In addition to being a top-rated internist, Christopher Barley ’89 is president of CITTA, a nonprofit organization, with hospitals in India, Nepal, and Mexico, that delivers free medical care to nearly half a million people.

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Yale Physicist to Deliver 10th Annual Wali Lecture Oct. 26

Oct 20, 2017
Priyamvada Natarajan, professor of astronomy and physics at Yale University, will draw from her best-selling book, “Mapping the Heavens: Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos” (Yale University Press, 2016).

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Syracuse Symposium to Present Hiroshima Survivor

Oct 19, 2017
Keiko Ogura, a world-renowned Hiroshima survivor and anti-nuclear activist, will explore the theme of "Belonging" during Syracuse Symposium.

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George Saunders Wins Man Booker Prize

Oct 18, 2017
George Saunders G'88, professor of English, traveled to London to receive The Man Booker Prize for his novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo" (Random House, 2017).

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College Announces New Department Chairs

Oct 17, 2017
New leadership bolsters the departments of Earth sciences, English, philosophy, psychology and women's & gender studies.

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Physicists Usher in 'Golden' Age of Astronomy

Oct 16, 2017
Professors Peter Saulson, Duncan Brown and Stefan Ballmer have traced the origins of gold and other heavy metals to the collisions of neutron stars.

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Physicists at Forefront of Multinational Experiment

Oct 16, 2017
Members of the Department of Physics are building and testing a new detector for the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment in Switzerland.

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Syracuse Hosts World Englishes Conference

Oct 12, 2017
Teachers, scholars and students from 35 countries converged on campus for the 22nd annual conference of the International Association for World Englishes.

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Syracuse Symposium Continues 'Belonging' Theme with Artist Wafaa Bilal Oct. 12-13

Oct 10, 2017
The acclaimed Iraqi-born artist addresses issues of identity, exile and politics through performative and interactive projects.

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Explore how physics predicts cancer cell behavior at Orange Central lecture

Oct 4, 2017
Associate Professor M. Lisa Manning will lecture on “The Physics of Cancer” on Friday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m as part of this weekend's Orange Central events.

State of Democracy Lecture Marks Centennial of Women’s Suffrage

Oct 4, 2017
Author Lori D. Ginzberg, will discuss the life and work of Elizabeth Cady Stanton Friday, Oct. 6 as part of the Humanities Center symposium, which has the theme of “Belonging".

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English Professor Wins National Literary Prize

Oct 4, 2017
Dana Spiotta, associate professor of English, has received the St. Francis College Literary Prize for her novel "Innocents and Others" (Scribner, 2016).

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Physicists Relish Role in Nobel Prize-Winning Research

Oct 2, 2017
Professors Peter Saulson, Duncan Brown and Stefan Ballmer, co-leaders of the Gravitational Wave Group in the Department of Physics, have contributed to research that won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Getting Physical

Sep 29, 2017
Over 200 educators from New York, New Jersey and New England will gather at Syracuse University on Sept. 29 and 30 for the regional meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers.

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Teach-In to Explore Linkages Between Charlottesville Rally, Everyday Racism Oct. 3

Sep 29, 2017
An interdisciplinary panel of Syracuse faculty will examine issues of history, public memory and resistance through the lens of the notorious Charlottesville Rally.

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Feedback Solicited from College Community Regarding Academic Strategic Plan

Sep 27, 2017
Members of the A&S community are invited to read the draft of the College's Academic Strategic Plan and submit their feedback.

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Federal Program Supports Overseas Foreign Language Instruction

Sep 27, 2017
Students interested in applying for a 2018 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) are invited to attend an information session on Friday, Oct. 6, sponsored by the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising. The CLS program enables students to travel abroad to study one of 14 critical-need languages.

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Syracuse Symposium to Present Historian Lisa Kirschenbaum, Artist Vivek Shraya

Sep 27, 2017
Both guests will explore notions of individual and social identity on Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, respectively.

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A Summer of Capitol Importance

Sep 26, 2017
Andrew Regalado ’20, a political science major in A&S and the Maxwell School, reflects on his summer internship with U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (representing Southern California’s 39th district) in Washington, D.C.

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Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival Celebrates 15 Years

Sep 25, 2017
Opening night festivities of the SUHRFF include a welcome reception, tshirt giveaways, and the screening of the the award-winning documentary, "For Ahkeem".

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Triple Triumph

Sep 21, 2017
A new book, co-edited by A&S professors Samuel Gorovitz and Cathryn Newton, reveals the untold stories of three women who shatter medicine's glass ceiling.

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Finding Common Ground

Sep 21, 2017
Student research in the humanities is building bridges to the arts, natural sciences and social sciences.

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Join Us for Law Week 2017

Sep 20, 2017
Interested students and alumni are invited to attend Law Week (Sept. 25-28), a series of workshops and seminars designed to help with the law school application process.

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The Nones Are Alright

Sep 20, 2017
Kaya Oaks will deliver the Joseph and Amelia Borgognoni Lecture in Catholic Theology and Religion in Society on Monday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. in Maxwell Auditorium. The UC-Berkeley professor will examine “Nones, Dones, Seekers and Doubters: Navigating Religion in a Secular Age.”

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Join us at Orange Central!

Sep 18, 2017
The College of Arts and Sciences invites you to join us for several special events presented by the College during Orange Central 2017

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The Road to Intellectual Freedom

Sep 13, 2017
Classical scholar and author, Michele Valerie Ronnick, will present “14 Black Classicists: The Politics of American Learning” on Thursday, September 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Bird Library’s Graham Commons

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Arts and Sciences Unveils Milton First-Year Lecture Series

Sep 13, 2017
Sonia Flores, a University of Colorado professor who studies pulmonary complications of HIV infection, will lead off the series on Sept. 18.

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Exhibitions, Film Screening Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 13, 2017
La Casita Cultural Center presents the exhibition “Fusión Caribe: The History of Our Music”; Point of Contact, a Pedro Roth solo show titled "ALEPH."

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Chocolate Me

Sep 12, 2017
Actor-singer Taye Diggs '93 returns to campus for a Sept. 16 book signing, as part of the Coming Back Together (CBT) reunion for African American and Latino alumni.

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Syracuse Symposium to Open with Visual Arts, Literary Events

Sep 12, 2017
Visual artist Suné Woods and poets Janice Harrington and Oliver de la Paz will begin the series' yearlong look at "Belonging."

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Her Next Big Story

Sep 7, 2017
Award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien kicks off the University Lectures series and Coming Back Together (CBT) reunion.

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Curious Properties

Sep 7, 2017
Members of the Department of Physics analyze flocking behavior on curved surfaces.

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Legacy, Loyalty, and Lacrosse

Sep 6, 2017
Lacrosse's indigenous roots and cultural significance is the focus of the annual Haudenosaunee Lacrosse weekend, happening Sept. 28-Oct. 1.

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Syracuse Symposium Announces Yearlong Theme of ‘Belonging’

Sep 6, 2017
Los Angeles artist Suné Woods kicks off a star-studded lineup that examines issues of belonging, as they relate to structural and political power and to interpersonal relationships.

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Creative Writing Achieves Novel Success

Sep 6, 2017
Professors George Saunders G'88, Mary Karr, Dana Spiotta, Jonathan Dee and others continue to bring distinction to the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing.

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Excel Training and Certification Available to All Maxwell and A&S Students

Aug 31, 2017
Students in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs are now eligible to earn their Microsoft Excel Certification for free.

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Search Underway for Director of Renée Crown University Honors Program

Aug 30, 2017
The College of Arts and Sciences seeks expressions of interest and nominations for the next Honors director.

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Hoop Dreams

Aug 25, 2017
Former student-athletes reunite for the first annual Coming Back Together (CBT) Celebrity Classic basketball game, Sept. 14 at Syracuse's Henninger High School.

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Song of India

Aug 25, 2017
Carol Babiracki, associate professor of art and music histories, has spent four decades documenting the vanishing performance traditions of East-Central India.

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All Are Invited to Solar Eclipse Viewing Party on the Quad

Aug 18, 2017
On Monday, Aug. 21, The Syracuse University community is invited to a solar eclipse viewing part hosted by the Physics Department in the Stolkin Auditorium.

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Fulbright Writing Workshops Offered

Aug 18, 2017
Syracuse University’s Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising will host a series of writing workshop for students planning to apply for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship or Research/Study Award.

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Student Discovers Tuberculosis DNA in Dental Plaque of Smithsonian’s Anatomical Collection

Aug 18, 2017
Soleil Young '17 made the discovery as part of her Capstone Project in The Renée Crown University Honors Program.

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Going Places

Aug 17, 2017
English major Santiago Quiñones ’90 is one of Hollywood's most sought-after production and location managers.

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Origins of Excellence

Aug 14, 2017
Kim La '20, a sophomore at Syracuse, and The Ngo, a freshman at Columbia, credit A&S Dean Karin Ruhlandt for stoking their interest in chemistry.

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Motor City Mentor

Aug 14, 2017
David Bing '66, H'06, NBA legend and former Detroit mayor, will co-headline the Coming Back Together (CBT) reunion.

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Syracuse Shines at American Sociological Association Meeting in Montreal

Aug 12, 2017
Researchers in the Department of Sociology are tackling issues of culture, inequality and social inclusion.

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Families Needed for Child Behavior Study

Aug 8, 2017
SUNY Upstate Medical University seeks children ages 6-12 and their parents for a child behavior study, also involving A&S researchers.

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A Novel Approach to Philosophy

Aug 8, 2017
Carol V.A. Quinn G'02, scholar, teacher, author and activist, is grooming the next generation of young philosophers at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

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Geologist Offers New Clues to Cause of World’s Greatest Extinction

Jul 31, 2017
James Muirhead, a research associate in the Department of Earth Sciences, believes the formation of intrusive igneous rock may have triggered a massive die-off, 252 million years ago.

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Standing up for Scientists

Jul 28, 2017
George Langford, a professor and dean emeritus of A&S, has been elected a councilor for The American Society for Cell Biology.

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A Decade of PRIDE

Jul 28, 2017
The Psychology Research Initiative in Diversity Enhancement (PRIDE) Program celebrates 10 years of providing unique research opportunities for underrepresented groups.

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Biochemists Link Synthetic Compound to Hunger-Hormone Production

Jul 28, 2017
A team of researchers, led by Chemistry Professor James Hougland, is working with an olive-oil compound that disrupts the hunger-signaling pathway.

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Life of Brian

Jul 24, 2017
Brian Benedik '93 has parlayed his liberal arts education into a successful career at the world's largest digital music streaming service.

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Syracuse Revels in Mega-Science Experiment to Study Neutrinos

Jul 21, 2017
Physics professors Mitchell Soderberg and Denver Whittington bring distinction to A&S through their involvement with the DUNE collaboration.

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Undergraduate Research Gets Major Boost from New Program

Jul 13, 2017
Syracuse's new Young Research Fellows Program benefits first- and second-year students in all disciplines.

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Alumnus Posthumously Named to National Mining Hall of Fame

Jul 13, 2017
Vincent E. McKelvey '39, director of the U.S. Geological Survey during the 1970s, will be inducted into the NMHF in September.

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Zebrafish Program Goes Swimmingly

Jun 28, 2017
Zebrafish were on display at Syracuse's Westcott Community Center, as part of a biology outreach effort led by Associate Professor Katharine Lewis and Ph.D. candidate Caitlin McDonough.

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Jordan Barrett: Astronaut Scholar

Jun 26, 2017
The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation has recognized Barrett '18, a dual major in physics and mathematics and a member of The Renée Crown University Honors Program.

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Students Inducted into Prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society

Jun 23, 2017
Forty-one students from A&S join the nation's oldest honor society for the liberal arts and sciences.

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SPAWN Conference Addresses ‘First-Order Metaphysics’ June 26-28

Jun 23, 2017
Junior and senior philosophers converge at Syracuse to discuss current, new and emerging issues in metaphysics.

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The Language of Success

Jun 23, 2017
Rick Cieri ’17 and Andrew Scheuer G’17, members of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, will teach English abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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Eying Medicine's Glass Ceiling

Jun 22, 2017
Anna Kahkoska ’13, a medical student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is drawing on her A&S training to help develop an innovative diabetes treatment.

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LLL Professors Rack up National, University Awards

Jun 21, 2017
Myrna García-Calderón, Erika Haber, Stefano Selenu and Matthieu van der Meer bring distinction to the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics in A&S.

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Literacy and Mobility

Jun 15, 2017
Brice Nordquist, assistant professor of writing and rhetoric, is the author of a new book about "patterns of movement and literacy practices" across educational institutions, neighborhoods, cultures and national borders.

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Mathematician Awarded NSF CAREER Grant

Jun 15, 2017
William Wylie, assistant professor of mathematics, will use the prestigious award to study Riemannian geometry.

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Now Hiring

Jun 15, 2017
Ph.D. students in the Department of Philosophy continue to land tenure-track faculty positions, despite the narrowing job market.

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Syracuse to Host International ‘World English’ Conference June 30-July 2

Jun 13, 2017
More than 200 presenters from six continents will descend on campus to explore "Local and Global Contexts of World Englishes."

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Wonder Woman

Jun 8, 2017
Susan DeMar '02, a staffer at New Mexico State University, is helping women and underrepresented minorities shatter STEM's glass ceiling.

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Physics Student Named Kavli Graduate Fellow

Jun 6, 2017
Suraj Shankar, a Ph.D. candidate in physics, will spend six months at the University of California, Santa Barbara, studying theoretical soft condensed matter.

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Syracuse University Brass Ensemble to Perform at Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

Jun 6, 2017
The 35-member group, based in the College of Arts and Sciences, will share the stage with brass bands from all over the world.

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Syracuse Alumnus Instrumental in LIGO's Third Detection of Gravitational Waves

Jun 1, 2017
Alex Nitz G’15, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Albert Einstein Institute in Germany, helped detect a gravitational-wave signal with software he began developing at Syracuse.

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Musicologist Goes 'Beyond Boundaries' with New Book, Trans-Atlantic Research

May 30, 2017
Amanda Eubanks Winkler, associate professor of music history and cultures, dispels previously held notions about English music and theater.

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Sugarcane's Sweet Juice of Success

May 26, 2017
Heather Coleman, assistant professor of biology, is the lead author of a study about strains of sugarcane that can be genetically engineered to make more biofuels, while maintaining or increasing juice production.

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Turning Beaches into Hillsides

May 26, 2017
Associate Professor Robert Moucha and Ph.D. candidate Gregory A. Ruetenik, both in the Department of Earth Sciences, use 3D modeling to understand how the East Coast evolved.

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University of Naples Confers Honorary Degree on Syracuse Mathematician

May 24, 2017
Professor Tadeusz Iwaniec is the second mathematician afforded such an honor in the university's 793-year history.

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Measuring the Elusive ‘Big G’

May 17, 2017
Stefan Ballmer, associate professor of physics, is part of an intercollegiate research team using a $600,000 grant award to study the "Big G" gravitational constant.

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Full Stream Ahead

May 17, 2017
Sarah Fuchs Sampson, assistant professor of music history and cultures, shows how the French "théâtrophone" in the late 1800s and early 1900s set the stage for live opera streaming.

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Syracuse Hosts Inaugural Zebrafish Conference

May 11, 2017
Recent event draws researchers from 15 colleges and universities in Upstate New York and Southern Canada.

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New Books by Syracuse Professor Examine Post-Secular Politics, Religion, Philosophy

May 11, 2017
Gregg Lambert, director of the CNY Humanities Corridor and Dean's Professor of the Humanities, is the author of "Philosophy After Friendship" (2017) and "Return Statements" (2016).

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Two Syracuse Students Named Goldwater Scholars

May 10, 2017
Jordan Barrett '18 and Maizy Ludden '19, members of The Renée Crown University Honors Program, have been named 2017 scholars by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.

Syracuse Mourns Loss of Teacher, Scholar Ralph Ketcham G'56

May 10, 2017
Ralph Ketcham G'56, one of the Maxwell School's most beloved and influential professors, died on Wednesday, April 26, at the age of 89.

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Professors Recognized for Graduate Teaching Excellence

May 10, 2017
Professors Margaret "Peg" Hermann and Jonathan Preston are this year's recipients of the William Wasserstrom Prize for the Teaching of Graduate Students and the Prize for Excellence in Master’s Level Teaching, respectively.

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Combating Graduate School Stress, One Click at a Time

May 9, 2017
Luka Negoita, a Ph.D. candidate in biology, is the founder and CEO of HabitU, a new smartphone app that helps people manage and reduce stress.

Alan Middleton Appointed A&S Associate Dean

May 9, 2017
Professor and chair of physics, Middleton will work to ensure the continued development of the sciences, mathematics and humanities.

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The Face of Medicine

May 8, 2017
Plastic surgeon Larry Weinstein '75 restores hope and renews lives with his annual mission trips to India.

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Learning Outside the Bubble

May 5, 2017
Dante Moss ’18, a dual major in policy studies and political science in A&S and the Maxwell School, considers his time at Syracuse “monumental.”

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Valuing the Humanities

May 5, 2017
The first in a four-part series about humanities research at Syracuse University.

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NSF Awards Chemistry REU Program $297,000 Grant

May 3, 2017
The National Science Foundation has awarded $297,000 to the Chemistry Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program. The grant enables the program, one of the biggest of its kind in the nation, to support 11 scholars for the next three summers.

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New Study Explores Link Between Fingerprinting, Snowy Conditions

May 3, 2017
Sam McCook G’15, a graduate of the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute, is the co-author of a new study about fingerprints’ ability to withstand snowy, adverse conditions.

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Heart of the Matter

May 3, 2017
Gerard Martin '78 is one of the nation's foremost authorities on pediatric cardiology and congenital heart disease.

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Biologists Awarded Grant to Study, Teach Mutualism Between Species

Apr 26, 2017
A team of biologists, led by Associate Professor Kari Segraves, has received a $710,000 grant award from the National Science Foundation. Using a complex community of yeast strains, they will test ideas about how natural communities function.

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Reflections of Excellence

Apr 25, 2017
The Humanities Center offers a range of student and faculty fellowships, underscoring the University's commitment to high-impact research.

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Navigating His Future

Apr 24, 2017
Earth sciences major Anthony Crespo ’18 recently participated in a six-week transatlantic voyage, organized by the Sea Education Association at Woods Hole, Mass.

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Genetic Engineering Expert to Give Lecture at Syracuse University

Apr 24, 2017
Pamela Ronald, distinguished plant pathology professor at the University of California, Davis, will speak about the future of genetic technology in agriculture on Wednesday, April 26, in Life Sciences Complex room 001 at 4 p.m.

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SUNY Professor to Examine 'Hypnosis: Science and Nonsense' April 21

Apr 20, 2017
The Psychology Department Colloquium will present Steven Jay Lynn, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and director of The Psychological Clinic at Binghamton University, on Friday, April 21, from 2-3 p.m. in room 102 of the Whitman School of Management Building. He will discuss myths and misconceptions surrounding hypnosis.

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Curative Violence

Apr 19, 2017
A new book by Eunjung Kim, professor of women's and gender studies, explores transnational disability theory in Korea, Japan and the United States.

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Summer Linguistics Boot Camp Immerses Students in African Luyia Languages

Apr 18, 2017
Assistant Professor Christopher Green, is offering class as part of a collaborative grant studying and documenting four specific dialects of the African Luyia languages.

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Biochemistry Undergraduate Receives American Diabetes Association Award

Apr 18, 2017
Naomi Rivera Robles ’17 recently received a Minority Undergraduate Internship Award from the American Diabetes Association. The $3,000 award allows her to continue her research in the development of new diabetes treatment options.

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Turning to Aquarium Fish for Human Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

Apr 18, 2017
Biology Professor Katharine Lewis will use new 5-year grant to to study how spinal cord development in zebrafish may one day give insight into treatments for spinal cord injury in humans.

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Performing Religion

Apr 18, 2017
William Robert, associate professor of religion in A&S, and Kathleen Baum, an acting instructor in VPA, co-teach a course at the nexus of religion and performance.

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Syracuse Symposium to Unveil 'YOU ARE HERE' April 20

Apr 18, 2017
A new exhibition by the Humanities Center and the Special Collections Research Center seeks to redefine the notion of "Place."

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‘La Borinqueña’ Creator to Help La Casita Celebrate ‘Diversity in Reading’ Month April 28

Apr 18, 2017
Edgardo Mirando-Rodriguez, creator of the Puerto Rican superheroine, "La Borinqueña," will help raise support for La Casita's bilingual library and literacy programs.

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Humanities Center Hosts Faculty, Staff Book Reception April 18

Apr 12, 2017
The HC's second annual literary outing features books by 37 scholars in 25 departments and programs at Syracuse.

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Documentary screening and discussion with Filmmaker Shimon Dotan

Apr 11, 2017
The Romanian-born, Israeli-raised filmmaker will participate in a screening of and discussion about his documentary “The Settlers” (2016), tracing the history of Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

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STEM Faculty Land Grant to Recruit, Retain Underrepresented Students

Apr 11, 2017
Four Syracuse University professors have received a three-year, $999,719 National Science Foundation grant to support recruitment and retention of underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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Religion Department Garners Wave of Awards, Recognition

Apr 11, 2017
The department of religion, chaired by professor Philip Arnold, shines in the spotlight this month after several graduate students and esteemed alumni have been national recognized for their excellence.

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Biology Professor Named to National Academy of Sciences Committee

Apr 7, 2017
Susan Parks will help guide the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in its efforts to manage the development of the nation’s offshore energy resources.

Syracuse Mourns Loss of Anthropologist William ‘Bill’ Mangin ’48

Apr 5, 2017
The former co-director of the Peace Corps training program at Cornell and director of Peace Corps training for Syracuse University died in January at the age of 93.

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Five Questions for Victoria Tumanova

Apr 4, 2017
Professor Tumanova is using a grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation to study speech motor control in preschool-aged children.

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New Connections Equal New Opportunities

Apr 4, 2017
Lilly Teevens ’17, a senior majoring in economics, has a job waiting for her at EY (formerly Ernst & Young), thanks to an A&S immersion experience.

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Student Profile: Joel Rempillo

Apr 4, 2017
After serving in the U.S. Army, Joel Rempillo choose Syracuse University for its academics, location, and especially, it's reputation with transitioning Military Veterans.

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Alumnus Named to Baking Hall of Fame

Apr 4, 2017
The American Society of Baking has inducted Marvin Lender ’63 into the Baking Hall of Fame. As co-owner of Lender’s Bagel Bakery, he helped revolutionize the marketing, distribution and sales of bagels throughout North America.

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Our Mathematical Universe

Mar 29, 2017
The Department of Mathematics is a crucible of interdisciplinary research.

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Syracuse to Host Ethnomusicologists Eric Usner, Michael Birenbaum Quintero

Mar 29, 2017
Usner will discuss music and the humanities on Friday, April 7; Birenbaum Quintero, Afro-Colombian music and soundscapes on Wednesday, April 12.

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Ray Smith Symposium Examines ‘Place of Religion in Film’

Mar 27, 2017
Scholars from around the world are converging on Syracuse for this weekend's symposium, which includes screenings and panel discussions.

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Syracuse to Host Brazilian Guitar Trio April 4

Mar 27, 2017
Ricardo Peixoto will join Duo Violão Brasil for an evening of Brazilian guitar music on Tuesday, April 4. The program includes 20th-century popular music, original works and inventive arrangements.

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Syracuse Symposium to Host Scholar of Modern Italian Literature April 4-5

Mar 24, 2017
The University of Milan's Mauro Novelli will examine the ideological function of literature and culture during Italian Fascism.

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Something Fishy About Genetics

Mar 22, 2017
Local high school students visit the Lewis Lab in the Department of Biology to study genetics, cell development and developmental biology in zebrafish.

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Syracuse Symposium to Present Conservation Ecologist Eric Sanderson March 30-31

Mar 22, 2017
Sanderson will show how digital humanities can highlight the natural and cultural histories of New York City and Syracuse's Onondaga Lake.

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Syracuse to Present Neuroscience Research Day April 7

Mar 21, 2017
Bishop Professor Sandra Hewett helps organize this annual campus-wide event, featuring related research in the fields of biology, communication sciences and disorders, psychology and public health.

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Alumnus Kevin Bell ’74 Joins Strategic Planning Process as Consultant

Mar 20, 2017
The longtime president and CEO of Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, Bell has decades of communications and strategic planning experience.

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Biology Department to Launch Red-Tailed Hawk Nest Cam

Mar 20, 2017
Syracuse native Anne Marie Patti Higgins ’76, G’90 donates funds for the University's first live online nest cam, in memory of her husband, Thomas L'67.

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Amid Complex History, Cuba Maintains Reverence for Literature

Mar 16, 2017
English Professor Silvio Torres-Saillant recently spent two weeks in Cuba as a judge and opening lecturer for the Casa de las Américas Literary Prize, the most prestigious literary award in the hemisphere outside the United States.

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Menachem Lorberbaum to Deliver B.G. Rudolph Lecture March 28

Mar 16, 2017
An expert on Jewish political thought at Penn and Tel Aviv University, Lorberbaum will address “Israel’s Greatest Victory? The Six-Day War and the End of the Zionist Project.”

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On Borrowed Time

Mar 9, 2017
Despite calls for divestment, the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline signals a new chapter in the Standing Rock conflict.

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‘Like Traveling to Another Planet’

Mar 8, 2017
Professor Jeff Karson continues to rack up awards for “Discovering the Deep: A Photographic Atlas of the Seafloor and Ocean Crust” (Cambridge University Press, 2015), including the PROSE Award for Earth Science from the Association of American Publishers.

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AAS Brings History Alive with Public Outreach

Mar 3, 2017
A field trip to Harriet Tubman’s home in Auburn, N.Y. is one of a series of upcoming events organized by the Department of African American Studies (AAS).

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Syracuse Symposium, Urban Video Project to Present ‘Haunted Ethnography’ Screening, Artist Q&A March 9

Mar 2, 2017
Emerging filmmakers Carl Elsaesser, Sky Hopinka and João Vieira Torres will screen their videos and experimental film.

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University Mourns Loss of Religion Professor Jim Wiggins

Mar 1, 2017
Wiggins’ four-decade career at Syracuse included stints as the Remington Professor and chair of religion, as well as interim chair of Hendricks Chapel. He died Feb. 20 at age 83.

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Research Is Her Cup of Tea

Mar 1, 2017
Romita Ray, associate professor of art history, is using two National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awards to research her latest book exploring the cultural history and traditions of Indian tea.

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Syracuse Hosts International Masterclass on Particle Physics, March 13 and 17

Mar 1, 2017
Local high school students get to be scientists for a day at this annual daylong immersion program.

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Democratizing Knowledge Awarded Campus Dialogue Grant

Feb 27, 2017
The DK Project is using a $5,000 matching grant to underwrite the "Creating New Publics" series in 2017-18.

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Everyone is Rooting for Each Other’s Success

Feb 24, 2017
Economics major, Leigh-Anne Barreira '17 says that the Orange Community immediately won her over when choosing a University.

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Economics of Success

Feb 24, 2017
Andrea Fleming ’17, a double major in economics and international relations, credits Syracuse for making her more ambitious and goal-driven.

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George Saunders’ First Novel, ‘Lincoln in the Bardo,’ Debuts at No. 1 on New York Times Bestseller List

Feb 24, 2017
Saunders' fictionalized tale of Abraham Lincoln's visit to his son's grave is the author's first novel after years of celebrated short short successes.

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University Mourns Loss of AAS Professor Rennie Simson

Feb 23, 2017
Part of the African American studies faculty since 1979, Simson was an innovative scholar, a beloved teacher and a seasoned administrator.

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Kathleen Kenny Appointed Dean’s Executive Assistant

Feb 22, 2017
Kathleen Kenny, who has a proven track record in A&S operations and planning, is Dean Ruhlandt’s new executive assistant.

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Syracuse to Host Conference on Media Studies, Popular Culture in Contemporary Japan Feb. 25

Feb 21, 2017
Scholars from the United States and Japan will examine current and emerging issues aimed at Japanese film, media, and culture studies.

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Syracuse to Host Humanities Book Publishing Workshop Feb. 24

Feb 20, 2017
Editors from SU Press and SUNY Press will present a how-to workshop for first-time and mid-career authors.

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Syracuse Physicist to Discuss Black Holes April 8

Feb 20, 2017
Paul Souder, professor of physics, will present a lecture on black holes and dark matter, benefiting the Southern Cayuga Planetarium and Observatory.

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Syracuse Chosen as Site of 2018 International Building Physics Conference

Feb 16, 2017
The International Building Physics Conference will be held for the first time in the United States at Syracuse, Sept. 23-26, 2018. Offered every three years, the conference brings together scientists, researchers and practitioners in the field of building physics.

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Acclaimed Saxophonist, Writer Jackiem Joyner to Visit Campus Feb. 20

Feb 16, 2017
The former Syracuse resident will perform and participate in a panel discussion, co-presented by the Humanities Center and CNY Jazz.

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Cherríe Moraga to Serve as Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor Feb. 20-March 3

Feb 16, 2017
Moraga, a renowned Chicana writer and feminist, will participate in lectures, performances and dialogues on campus.

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Memorial Service Feb. 19 for Huston Smith

Feb 15, 2017
Syracuse University will host a memorial service Sunday, Feb. 19 for the former Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Huston Smith.

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New Internship Links Janklow and Atlanta Ballet

Feb 15, 2017
A new partnership will allow one Janklow Arts Leadership student to partake in a yearlong internship with the Atlanta Ballet.

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A Conversation with Kwame Dixon

Feb 15, 2017
Kwame Dixon, assistant professor of African American studies, takes time to reflect on the decades long evolution democracy and society in Latin America and the Caribbean. (VIDEO)

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Marcelle Haddix to Examine Healing Power of Writing Feb. 17

Feb 14, 2017
Haddix will discuss the Writing Our Lives project at Syracuse's next "Brown Bag" event, co-sponsored by the Humanities Center and the Contemplative Collaborative.

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Deadline for Paris Noir 2017 Extended

Feb 10, 2017
The application period for students interested in the Paris Noir program has been extended to February 20. The program explores the influence and dynamics of Black culture, literature, and experience in Paris.

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We're Just Wild About 'Harry'

Feb 9, 2017
Nearly 100 lucky A&S students went behind the scenes of Harry Connick Jr.’s popular, new daytime TV show. (VIDEO)

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The Role of Islamic Buildings in Spain’s History

Feb 8, 2017
Antonio Urquizar-Herrera, an expert in early modern art in Spain, will speak at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Bowne Hall 105.

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How Machine Learning Is Changing Crime-Solving Tactics

Feb 8, 2017
Two researchers from the Forensics and National Security Sciences Institute have developed a new way to separate mixed DNA samples.

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Physicist Awarded Prestigious NSF CAREER Grant

Feb 8, 2017
Joseph Paulsen, an assistant professor of condensed matter physics, is using the five-year award to develop various outreach opportunities, including an installation at the MOST science museum in Syracuse.

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Geochemist Breathes New Life into ‘Great Oxidation Event’

Feb 8, 2017
Christopher Junium, assistant professor of Earth sciences, has detected evidence of interaction between oxygen and nitrogen in 2.3 billion-year-old rock.

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Syracuse Symposium Announces Spring Schedule

Feb 6, 2017
The Humanities Center's yearlong series resumes its interdisciplinary study of "Place."

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Syracuse Symposium to Present Lecture on Inclusive Urban Education

Feb 6, 2017
Rochester Professor Edward Brockenbrough will examine pedagogies of sexual agency for black queer youth.

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Fanfare for the Common Man

Feb 2, 2017
Sean Kirst’s latest book, “The Soul of Central New York” (2016), is the fastest-selling title in SU Press history.

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Art Historian Appointed Distinguished Professor

Feb 1, 2017
Wayne Franits is awarded one of the University’s highest faculty honors, in recognition of his outstanding scholarly contributions to 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art.

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Imagining Governance: A Q&A with Jack Manno G'03

Feb 1, 2017
Manno, a professor at Syracuse and SUNY ESF, looks to Native values to heal the environment.

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Africa Initiative Hosts Kwame Dixon Talk, Book Signing

Jan 31, 2017
Dixon, assistant professor of African American studies, will discuss Afro-Brazil and the global struggle for human rights on Thursday, Feb. 2, in 319 Sims Hall.

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Physicist to be Recognized by National Academy of Sciences

Jan 26, 2017
Professor Peter R. Saulson is a joint recipient of the 2017 NAS Award for Scientific Discovery for his role in LIGO's detection of gravitational waves.

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The Science of Shipwrecks

Jan 26, 2017
A legendary Honors course, taught by Cathryn Newton, uses maritime tragedies to illuminate both science and human culture.

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Stromer-Galley Secures $11.5 Million for Decision-Making Research

Jan 23, 2017
A team of researchers from Syracuse University, the University of Arizona, Colorado State University and SRC Inc. is developing a web-based application aimed at improving reasoning.

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Former Syracuse Religion Scholar Huston Smith Mourned

Jan 23, 2017
Smith profoundly changed the way students and scholars approached the study of religion through his popular book, "The Religions of Man".

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Let the Lava Flow

Jan 12, 2017
There's nothing like a fresh lava pour to warm up a cold Syracuse evening. (Video)

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Share your Orange—Alumni Volunteers Needed

Jan 12, 2017
Alumni volunteers are sought to help provide valuable job shadow experience to students over Spring Break. (Video)

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Biology Professor Recognized for Innovative Teaching

Jan 11, 2017
Jason Wiles, associate professor of biology, receives the Teaching Excellence Award from the Association of College & University Biology Educators.

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Power and Places Inform Student’s Poetry

Jan 11, 2017
Coronat Scholar Farrell Greenwald Brenner ’17 is celebrating the debut of her first published collection poems.

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Vivian May, Visionary Humanist

Jan 10, 2017
The Humanities Center director is an authority on the black feminist "love-politics" of Anna Julia Cooper.

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Art Historian Lectures on Dutch Genre Painting in the Hague

Jan 9, 2017
Wayne Franits, Distinguished Professor of Art History, delivered a keynote address at the world-famous Mauritshuis museum in The Hague (Netherlands).

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Syracuse Professor Serving as Deputy Director of Premier Physics Institute

Jan 9, 2017
Professor Mark Bowick has been appointed deputy director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara, California.

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A&S Researchers Explore Link between Tropical Glaciers, Water Supply

Jan 3, 2017
A new paper co-authored by members of the Earth sciences department draws on cutting-edge research in the Peruvian Andes.