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Dr. Gezzer Ortega ’03 to Deliver Remarks at 2021 A&S | Maxwell Undergraduate Convocation

(May 4, 2021)

Ortega's speech will highlight how a liberal arts education has been foundational to his work as a physician.

Through Poetry, Nidaa Aljabbarin ’22 Shares Her Personal Journey as a Syrian Refugee

(May 3, 2021)

Her internationally-recognized poem, “The Day I Left,” details her family's final day at their home in Syria.

Pair of A&S Faculty Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

(April 26, 2021)

George M. Langford and Virginia Burrus join Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Martin Luther King, Jr., as members of the Academy.

Alumni Postcards: Dylan Bryant ’20

(April 23, 2021)

Bryant has spent the academic year teaching in La Rioja, Spain.

Virtual Platform, In-Person Feel: Innovating at the A&S Undergraduate Research Festival

(April 21, 2021)

The event will feature undergraduate research spanning the humanities and sciences.

FNSSI’s Mike Marciano Appointed to Committee that Oversees NYS Forensic Lab Accreditation

(April 16, 2021)

Marciano joins a group of crime experts to ensure that forensic work within state and local crime laboratories is conducted accurately.

Bio-Art Mixer: Where Art and the Sciences Meet

(April 12, 2021)

The group’s next virtual event is April 23.

Setting the Advising Agenda

(April 8, 2021)

A&S | Maxwell advisors assume key leadership roles for major conferences.

Can a 3D Printed Beetle Model Simulate the Real Thing?

(April 5, 2021)

A&S biologist contributes to paper on the feasibility of using 3D printed insects in mating studies.

New Study From A&S’ Department of Biology Highlights Ways to Support Students in Virtual Learning Environments

(March 25, 2021)

Eve Humphrey and Jason Wiles worked with SU students to investigate some of challenges and opportunities associated with virtual learning during the pandemic.

New Interdisciplinary Offerings in A&S

(March 25, 2021)

The College of Arts and Sciences provides students with unique and innovative learning opportunities.

Buon Appetito! LLL Provides SU Students a Virtual Taste of Italian Food and Culture

(March 19, 2021)

The one-credit course offered during Winterlude presented students with an opportunity to experience Italy from the comforts of their own kitchens.

Using Syracuse Lava to Understand Metal Worlds

(March 18, 2021)

The Syracuse Lava Project explores what volcanoes might look like on metallic planets.

Grammy-Award Winning Musician Terri Lyne Carrington Headlines Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Public Affairs Lecture

(March 12, 2021)

Carrington will discuss her distinguished musical career and social justice work.

Navigating an International Fellowship During a Global Pandemic

(March 9, 2021)

Professor Scott Manning Stevens receives a Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Hungary and conduct research at ethnographic museums throughout the country.

Florence Art Program Alum Discusses Her Passion for Jewelry on PBS Program

(March 4, 2021)

Laura Marsolek '13, '17 M.A. talks about her travels around the world studying historic jewelry traditions and her experiences shadowing master goldsmiths.

Giving Back to Honor a Great Mentor

(March 4, 2021)

Peter Robison ’78 Ph.D. recognizes a longtime biology professor by establishing an endowment to support student research.

Narratio Film Screening Offers a Glimpse Into the Lives, Identities and Memories of Resettled Refugee Youth in Syracuse

(Feb. 22, 2021)

The virtual event will feature a conversation with the 2020 Narratio Fellows and artist-in-residence and Romanian filmmaker Ana Vîjdea.

Carole Leland ’56 Honored with Prestigious ATHENA Leadership Award

(Feb. 19, 2021)

Leland joins past Global ATHENA award winners Billie Jean King and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

WAC Wins CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence

(Feb. 19, 2021)

The selection committee described WAC as a strong comprehensive writing program.

Major Science Grants Awarded to A&S Researchers in 2020

(Feb. 17, 2021)

A&S faculty received funding from organizations including the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense.

Community Folk Art Center Launches Black Arts Speak Film Series

(Feb. 16, 2021)

The film series will release five episodes throughout the year and is funded by the Black Equity and Excellence grant from the Central New York Community Foundation.

Keeping SARS2 Out of the Cell

(Feb. 10, 2021)

A&S physicists are leading a team of researchers who are one of the first to pinpoint a novel method of using anti-vimentin antibodies to block cellular uptake of the coronavirus.

Bringing Synthetic Material to Life

(Feb. 9, 2021)

A&S physicist is a co-author on a paper exploring a biological system that may one day be applied to innovative self-healing roads and sidewalks of the future.

Turning Gratitude Into Opportunity

(Feb. 3, 2021)

Carol Bullard ’67 M.A. ’73 Ph.D. establishes and endows The Abraham Veinus and William Fleming Founders Fund to benefit the Florence Graduate Program in Italian Renaissance Art.

Remote Tutoring Program Offers a Valuable Virtual Learning Experience for K-12 and Early College Students in CNY

(Feb. 3, 2021)

The program has connected over 200 students with tutors and workshop leaders from around the country.

A&S’ Creative Writing Program Introduces New Undergraduate Degree

(Jan. 29, 2021)

The renowned program now offers a 30 credit major and 18 credit minor.

Bringing an Earlier Era of Activism to Digital Life

(Jan. 28, 2021)

2021 Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Humanities P. Gabrielle Foreman, founding faculty director of the Colored Conventions Project, will kick off her residency with a virtual dialogue on February 11.

Geologic History Written in Garnet Sand

(Jan. 14, 2021)

A&S researchers probe deep secrets of trapped inclusions in garnet sand from Papua New Guinea.

A&S Welcomes New Director of Forensics

(Jan. 14, 2021)

Kathleen Corrado will lead Syracuse University’s Forensic and National Security Science Institute as field embraces large-scale data analytics.

Hehnly Lab Awarded $1.2M NIH Grant to Research Critical Tissue Formation

(Jan. 11, 2021)

The team’s research seeks to identify molecular targets to treat developmental disorders.