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Artist rendering of neutron star merger

(Sept. 27, 2022)

A&S Physicist Awarded NSF Grant to Enhance Gravitational Wave Data Analysis

Duncan Brown, Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics and Syracuse University’s Vice President for Research, will develop algorithms and computational techniques to advance gravitational-wave detectors of the future.

Jeff Karson in Iceland

(Sept. 26, 2022)

Professor Emeritus of Earth and Environmental Sciences Named Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Jeffrey Karson is among 53 other Fellows in AGU's 2022 class and is Syracuse University's second professor to receive the honor.

Heidi Hehnly and Karin Nisenbaum

(Sept. 26, 2022)

Syracuse University Announces Inaugural Renée Crown Honors Professorships

The newly formed Renée Crown Professor in the Sciences and Mathematics and Renée Crown Professor in the Humanities will enrich the undergraduate experience for Honors students.

Repair graphic

(Sept. 13, 2022)

Syracuse Symposium Kicks Off 19th Year of Programming

The Humanities Center’s annual symposium examines “repair” through a series of films, lectures, workshops and other events.

Students examine a book

(Sept. 12, 2022)

Cool Class: European Music Before 1800 (HOM/MHL 267)

Music history students visit SCRC for a hands-on research lesson.

North Side Learning Center Students Working in Garden

(Sept. 12, 2022)

Fostering Community Engagement Across Central New York

A&S’ Engaged Humanities Network awards mini-grants to faculty and students to support collaborations with the Syracuse community.


(Sept. 9, 2022)

A&S Professor Conducting First National Survey on Reproductive Health Experiences of Deaf Women

The project seeks to improve health care communication for Deaf and hard of hearing people.

An artist's conception of a stream of neutrinos hitting Earth.

(Aug. 31, 2022)

Searching for the Universe’s Tiniest Clues

Thanks to grants from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, A&S physicists Mitch Soderberg and Denver Whittington will continue their research at the cutting edge of neutrino discovery.

Newborn hearing screening

(Aug. 30, 2022)

Unlocking the Mysteries of Speech Processing

A new NIH grant funds Beth Prieve’s research exploring how infants process human speech.

Stefan Ballmer and Georgia Mansell

(Aug. 28, 2022)

A&S Physicists Part of NSF PAARE Grant to Diversify Astrophysics

The grant will establish a pathway to success for physics graduate students from underrepresented groups.

2022 Syracuse Narratio Fellowship Cohort

(Aug. 28, 2022)

Expanding Creative Opportunities for Resettled Refugee Youth

The Narratio Fellowship hosts two separate cohorts, connecting students in Syracuse, NY, and Richmond, Virginia.

Otto and Students at Welcome Reception

(Aug. 29, 2022)

A&S Welcomes Back Students with Fall Events

The sights and sounds around campus this fall.

Hall of Languages with Flowers in Foreground

(Aug. 25, 2022)

“Extraordinary Caliber”: Meet the New Faculty Members of A&S

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes nearly 30 new professors this fall.

The LIGO Livingston Observatory in Louisiana (Photo courtesy of Caltech/MIT/LIGO Laboratory)

(Aug. 19, 2022)

A&S Physicist Awarded NSF Grant to Continue Gravitational Wave Detector Research

Professor Stefan W. Ballmer and his students are collaborating with researchers from MIT to increase detector sensitivity – a key to observing some of the Universe’s most energetic events.

Maya Montena Presenting Research

(Aug. 10, 2022)

A Home-Grown Path for Future Physicists

Syracuse City School District students get a taste for college-level research alongside A&S faculty through the Syracuse University Research in Physics (SURPh) paid internship.

Amber Vandepoele and Mike Marciano Evaluating Data

(Aug. 9, 2022)

Forensics Professor Explores New Technology That Could be Gamechanger in Sexual Assault Investigations

FNSSI’s Mike Marciano is testing a system called DEPArray that has the potential to improve long-held methods of DNA detection.

Khadija Mohamed

(July 29, 2022)

Supporting a Pathway to Success for Resettled Refugee Youth in CNY

A CNY Community Foundation grant helps expand programming through the Engaged Humanities Network and North Side Learning Center.

Lois Agnew 2022 Cropped

(July 6, 2022)

“It Was a Gift to Join This Community”

A conversation with A&S Interim Dean Lois Agnew.

Schmid, Maxwell and Wiles

(July 5, 2022)

A Pair of New Studies by Researchers in the Wiles Lab Illuminate Best Practices for Inclusion in STEM

One article addressed the disproportion between female undergraduate students who identify as ‘scientists’ as compared to their male counterparts, and the other detailed how online peer-led team learning improves retention rates among minoritized groups.

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