The Anniversary Issue
The First 150
Faculty, staff and students in the A&S family have been boldly asking “What if?" since 1871. Together, we've pushed the boundaries of research and scholarship. Together, we are driven by curiosity and courage. And together, let's celebrate your part in our remarkable history as we look forward to the opportunities awaiting us in the next 150 years.
Central New York as Fertile Ground for Syracuse University
The city of Syracuse, which was incorporated in 1848, was in the center of both the women’s suffrage movement and the fight to end slavery.
Bending the Arc Toward Justice
The social uprisings this past summer have drawn the nation’s attention to ingrained and systemic racial injustice in the United States. In some ways, the moment we are living in now is not unlike prior social movements for civil rights.
Learning in a Time of COVID
With K-12 schools in various phases of reopening across the country, and some already closing again due to COVID outbreaks, you may be wondering how children’s education can be supported in this unprecedented situation. We spoke with Assistant Professor of Psychology Bridget Hier ’12 M.S., ’14 Ph.D. to find out how people can think about learning and how they can navigate their children’s educational well-being amid the pandemic.
More from this issue
New Faculty Snapshots
Meet the new faculty members who joined us in Fall 2020.
Physics in the Cold War
We caught up with two alumni from the Department of Physics who attended Syracuse University during a time of rapid growth in that department. Both shared reflections, anecdotes and lessons learned from their days on University Hill.
Looking for a book to settle in with? Start with this selection of some of the most recent books by creative writing M.F.A. graduates.
Talking milk cartons and superconducting batteries? They may be closer than you think.
Elements of Style
Premier programs in A&S teach the art and science of writing.
Rocks of Ages
Campus buildings, especially the "Old Row," speak eloquently of provenance and endurance through their very stones.
Celebrating 150 Years of Arts and Sciences
Dive into A&S history with a virtual timeline, unique then/now photos and a collection of lost buildings on the 150th anniversary commemorative site.
Latest News and Events
Explore some of the new and exciting research happening in the College of Arts and Sciences as well as upcoming events.
A&S 150th Anniversary Commemorative Video
Stir some pride by watching a special video to honor our sesquicentennial anniversary.