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DNA Strand

(March 20, 2023)

‘Fishing’ for Biomarkers

A team of researchers, including Syracuse University physics professor Liviu Movileanu and postdoctoral researcher Mohammad Ahmad, have developed a broadly applicable nano-sensor capable of single-molecule precision.

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(March 17, 2023)

Rewriting Kenyan History

A&S grad student Joy Nyokabi Karinge advocates for access to unsanitized history of Kenya and beyond.

Courtney Conte Andreas Froning with Stolperstein

(March 15, 2023)

A&S Student Honors Holocaust Survivor through Research Project

Courtney Conte ’23 helped prepare a “stumbling stone” to remember Bob Hyman’s life.

Brennen Ferguson and fellow Haudenosaunee External Relations Committee members

(March 10, 2023)

Sacred Indigenous Objects Find Their Way Home

In “an international act of diplomacy,” Syracuse University alumnus Brennen Ferguson ’19 helps repatriate ceremonial Native American items from a museum in Geneva, Switzerland.


(March 8, 2023)

Film Rights to Mona Awad’s Novel Bunny Purchased by Bad Robot Productions

The 2019 bestselling novel has become a viral phenomenon on TikTok, with book-related posts garnering over 4.1 billion views.

Aerial view of the study region in the Argentine Andes

(March 3, 2023)

Rare Isotopes Help Unlock Mysteries in the Argentine Andes

Researchers from Syracuse University’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences published a study documenting erosion rates in the Andes Mountains.

Tripti Bhattacharya Alison Patteson and Olga Makhlynets

(March 2, 2023)

A&S Faculty Collect Top National Awards and Grants

EES professor Tripti Bhattacharya, physics professor Alison Patteson and chemistry professor Olga Makhlynets are recognized for their innovative and noteworthy research contributions.

Olga Makhlynets portrait 2023

(Feb. 21, 2023)

Chemistry Professor Recipient of NSF CAREER and NIH Grants

With grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation, Olga Makhlynets is researching next-generation hydrogels and protein design.

Rina Banerjee

(Feb. 14, 2023)

Encountering Love, Identity and Place-Making with Artist Rina Banerjee

AMH Professor Romita Ray was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant to support acclaimed artist Rina Banerjee’s exhibition and residency at Syracuse University.

Hall of Languages Campus Winter Drone Shot

(Feb. 13, 2023)

2023 Humanities Center Faculty Fellows Focus on Critical Societal Concerns

Projects examine race and language, the genealogy of slavery, women’s marital rights in Arab nations and the impact of 1990s alternative rock.

Tolley Humanities Building in Winter

(Feb. 9, 2023)

Graduate Students Illuminate Lives, Race and Place

Humanities Center fellowships and project grants support students' research on Druze culture, histories of self-harm, youth literacy and Black narratives from Syracuse schools’ desegregation era.

Carol Fadda and Dana Olwan

(Feb. 6, 2023)

Mellon Foundation Recognizes Syracuse Black/Arab Racial Justice Research Project

Professors Carol Fadda and Dana Olwan will examine the impact of racism and discrimination on the interconnected histories and lived experiences of Arab and Black communities living in the city of Syracuse.

People Gathered for a Funderal Ceremony in Imo State Nigeria

(Feb. 3, 2023)

A&S Music History Professor Receives Carnegie Grant to Study Women’s Music in West Africa

AMH Professor Ruth Opara will travel to Nigeria in May to explore music performance practices and develop a scholarly exchange program between students in Nigeria and Syracuse.

Jennifer Ross Jason Wiles AAAS Fellows

(Jan. 31, 2023)

Pair of A&S Professors Receive Prestigious Distinction from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Jennifer Ross of the Department of Physics and Jason Wiles of the Department of Biology are honored in recognition of their commitment to the advancement of science.

East Antarctic Ice sheet flowing through the Transantarctic Mountains

(Jan. 23, 2023)

Rock-Solid Data: Friendship Helps Lead to Discovery of Tectonic History of Subglacial Antarctica

Paul Fitzgerald and a longtime friend-turned-scientific-collaborator published the study in Nature Communications.

Crown Installation Heidi Hehnly with group

(Jan. 20, 2023)

Chancellor Leads Ceremony Recognizing Crown Honors Professors

Heidi Hehnly, associate professor of biology, is the Renée Crown Honors Professor in the Sciences and Mathematics, and Karin Nisenbaum, assistant professor of philosophy, is the Renée Crown Honors Professor in the Humanities.

Repair graphic

(Jan. 19, 2023)

2022-23 Syracuse Symposium Addresses Timely Topics with Diverse Slate of Programming

The 19th annual Syracuse Symposium continues this spring semester with events centered around theme of “repair.”

Ling LeBeau

(Jan. 18, 2023)

Leading the Way on International Student Success Model

In her role as associate director of international student success for A&S | Maxwell, Ling Gao LeBeau takes a long view to helping every student achieve their goals—and is paving the way for others to follow.

Amy Rabideau and Alexis Eckhart

(Jan. 3, 2023)

Making a Difference at Moderna

Thanks to the A&S | Maxwell alumni connections program, two A&S grads are fighting evolving diseases.

Winter Hall of Languages

(Jan. 18, 2023)

A Warm Winter Welcome to A&S’ Newest Faculty Members

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes eight new professors this semester.

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