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News-2011

Paris Noir's 'jazz moment'

(Dec. 19, 2011)

Popular study-abroad program enters second decade

It's a Queer World

(Dec. 15, 2011)

Chancellor's Leadership Project unites LGBT scholars, activists, and artists from around the world

Federal grant enables new focus for Speech-Language Graduate Program

(Dec. 6, 2011)

New track in master's program to focus on high-needs preschoolers

Ancient rocks provide clues for oxygen appearance in Earth's atmosphere

(Dec. 1, 2011)

Research to be published in Science Magazine

Bruce Smith named a 2011 National Book Award finalist

(Nov. 21, 2011)

SU poet recognized for "Devotions" collection

Chew gum; lose weight

(Nov. 21, 2011)

Scientist uses vitamin B12 to orally deliver appetite-suppressing hormone

Forensics graduate student teaches seminar in Guatemala law school

(Nov. 18, 2011)

Anita Zannin is an expert in the area of bloodstain pattern analysis and enrolled in the Forensic Science Professional Master's Program

"Seymourofus Cross-Generational Conversation" at La Casita Cultural Center Nov. 17

(Nov. 16, 2011)

Discussion topics include cultural memory, spaces of belonging, active participation

Fall 2011 Raymond Carver Reading Series final installments include memoirist and poet

(Nov. 15, 2011)

Memoirist and poet Peter Balakian and poet Christopher Kennedy featured writers

SU Brass Ensemble rings in holidays with family concerts

(Nov. 14, 2011)

Award-winning group is housed in Arts and Sciences

"Great Jewish Writers" series continues with Nov. 29 lecture on Grace Paley

(Nov. 13, 2011)

SU professor Harvey Teres discusses Paley's life, legacy

The art of science; the science of art

(Nov. 11, 2011)

Chemistry department glassblower fuses art and science in her work

Fulbright sends alumna to Afghan border

(Nov. 3, 2011)

Hillary Evans '10 will is spending a year in Tajikistan

Gender and Race: Modern struggles mirror past

(Nov. 3, 2011)

Historian Carol Faulkner says experiences of abolitionists and suffragists inform modern politics

Plants, and bacteria, and fungi! Oh My!

(Nov. 3, 2011)

Study of Serengeti soil may provide model for increasing productivity of croplands in U.S.

Syracuse University junior Ryan Badman named 2011-12 Astronaut Scholar

(Oct. 31, 2011)

Badman is a math and physics major in The College of Arts and Sciences

IBM recognizes Syracuse University physicist for excellence in research

(Oct. 31, 2011)

Britton L.T. Plourde received a 2011 IBM Faculty Award

Renaissance art, theater expert headlines 'Sex and Power' at SU Nov. 10-11

(Oct. 28, 2011)

CUNY's James Saslow discusses Renaissance painter Gianantonio Bazzi

Harm and moral conduct

(Oct. 27, 2011)

Philosophy professor selected for prestigious fellowship at Princeton University

Comic book heroes: Real Adventures

(Oct. 27, 2011)

English major combines love for writing with passion for comics

What's in a Word?

(Oct. 27, 2011)

SU's Jaklin Kornfilt uses Humboldt Award to advance basic research in linguistics

Kathrine Switzer: Still Running Strong

(Oct. 27, 2011)

Alumna 2011 inductee of the National Women's Hall of Fame

Paying it forward in time and talents

(Oct. 27, 2011)

Alumna mentors Renee Crown Honors student for her Capstone Project.

Attacking cancer cells with nanoparticles

(Oct. 24, 2011)

Syracuse University chemists develop novel way to get cancer drugs to tumors

Post-Halloween mystery, murder, and mayhem on tap in the Life Sciences Complex, Nov. 5

(Oct. 20, 2011)

Haunted laboratory showcases tools of the trade

SU Humanities Center, YMCA explore 'Identity' with readings at new Downtown Writer's Center Oct. 27

(Oct. 20, 2011)

Guest poets Cornelius Eady, Dorianne Laux have ties to region

Indian classical music concert features internationally renowned bamboo flutist

(Oct. 19, 2011)

Concert will feature ragas and folk melodies

Scientists discover new way to determine when water was present on Mars and Earth

(Oct. 19, 2011)

A record of the past may be locked inside a mineral common to both planets

The Black Power movement is the focus for African American Studies colloquium

(Oct. 18, 2011)

Guest speaker is historian and author Hasan Kwame Jeffries

Syracuse Symposium exhibition explores identity within unique Syracuse space

(Oct. 14, 2011)

"Last Transfer" features photography by English professor Bob Gates

Ray Smith Symposium explores homosexuality, male culture in Renaissance Italy Oct. 20-21

(Oct. 14, 2011)

Harvard's Michael Rocke presents lecture, seminar

Raymond Carver Reading Series presents award-winning novelist Terese Svoboda

(Oct. 13, 2011)

Author of the recently published "Bohemian Girl"

SU Brass Ensemble kicks off 2011-12 season with 'Silver Screen' concert in Rome Oct. 23

(Oct. 13, 2011)

Award-winning group is housed in Arts and Sciences

SU symposium explores legacy of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa Oct. 21

(Oct. 13, 2011)

Nobel Prize-winning author was a Watson Professor at SU

SU celebrates new institute with keynote and panel on science, forensics, and national security

(Oct. 11, 2011)

The Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute to be dedicated Oct. 25

Syracuse University student spreads seeds of knowledge to the Dominican Republic

(Oct. 11, 2011)

Alaina Mallette presented her work during 2011 Geological Society of America annual meeting

SU scientist explores deep sea on the legendary research vessel E/V Nautilus

(Oct. 10, 2011)

Expedition leaders include Robert Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic and JFK's PT-109

Raymond Carver Reading Series presents award-winning poet, alumnus

(Oct. 5, 2011)

Iain Haley Pollock G'07 won the 2010 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

Neuroscience Horizons

(Oct. 2, 2011)

Bishop Professor Sandra Hewett shepherds multidisciplinary approach to research and teaching

Wabash professor explores photography's impact on Pompeii excavation, Oct. 5

(Sept. 30, 2011)

Jeremy Hartnett focuses on excavation of ancient Roman street

SU Humanities Center, physics department team up for Wali Lecture October 6

(Sept. 30, 2011)

Purdue physicist Ian Shipsey discusses "bionic hearing"

La Casita Cultural Center celebrates at grand opening

(Sept. 29, 2011)

NPR's Maria Hinojosa among guest speakers

SU, Jewish Federation of CNY present "Great Jewish Writers" lecture series

(Sept. 28, 2011)

Ken Frieden kicks off series with Kafka lecture

Art and science historians headline new "transdisciplinary humanities" series at SU

(Sept. 28, 2011)

Series part of new Transdisciplinary Humanities Project

Social historian Eric Lott to deliver Stephen Crane lecture Oct. 7

(Sept. 27, 2011)

The Stephen Crane Annual Lecture is sponsored by the Dikaia Foundation

Psychologist named a 2011 "Rising Star" by scientific organization

(Sept. 27, 2011)

Association for Psychological Science recognizes Stephanie Ortigue

UMass cell biologist to present the Inaugural Ghaleb '79 and Rima Daouk Visiting Scientist lecture

(Sept. 22, 2011)

Thoru Pederson '63, G '68 named Ghaleb '79 and Rima Daouk Visiting Scientist

African Diasporan Treasures: 40 Years of Community Folk Art Center

(Sept. 22, 2011)

CFAC celebrates anniversary with exhibition from its permanent collection

Creative writing program ranked fifth in country

(Sept. 21, 2011)

SU moves up two places in Poets & Writers magazine poll

English Department adds film, creative writing tracks

(Sept. 20, 2011)

New tracks reflect growing student interest in film studies and creative writing

SU, Le Moyne team up for American music, Spanish poetry conference Sept. 27-29

(Sept. 20, 2011)

Program features visits by renowned Spanish poets, musicians

Syracuse Symposium explores 'Identity' through photography, written word Sept. 28

(Sept. 20, 2011)

Husband-wife team demonstrates synergy between photography, written word

Fall 2011 Raymond Carver Reading Series spotlights Dana Spiotta

(Sept. 16, 2011)

Creative Writing faculty member will read from her critically acclaimed Stone Arabia

SU garners $3 million NSF grant for education and research in soft and biological materials

(Sept. 15, 2011)

The grant will be catalyst for collaborative research across the campus

Endowed gift expands The College's neuroscience program

(Sept. 14, 2011)

Sandra J. Hewett appointed the inaugural Bishop Professor

Syracuse Symposium continues Sept. 19 with David Eng

(Sept. 14, 2011)

Penn professor explores social and psychic "limits" of war, violence, genocide

La Casita celebrates new space

(Sept. 11, 2011)

Grand opening featured exhibition of historical Las Casitas

Columbia professor addresses public monuments, collective memory at SU Milton Lecture, September 20

(Sept. 9, 2011)

Michele Moody-Adams is a moral, political philosopher, with strong ethics background

SU philosopher Laurence Thomas to be feted in daylong symposium Sept. 21

(Sept. 8, 2011)

Moral philosopher is "beloved teacher, brilliant scholar," says Dean Langford

Biologist garners highly competitive National Institutes of Health grant

(Sept. 2, 2011)

Katharine Lewis studies spinal cord nerve cells

Traub lecture to kick off 2011-12 Ray Smith Symposium

(Sept. 2, 2011)

Michigan professor explores gender, sexuality of early modern England

SU physicist aids in discovery of predicting breaking points in disordered solids

(Sept. 1, 2011)

Discovery published in Physical Review Letters

Andrew Mellon Foundation commits $1 million for Phase II of CNY Humanities Corridor

(Aug. 30, 2011)

The Humanities Corridor was founded in 2006 with initial Mellon grant

2011 Digital Witness Symposium

(Aug. 26, 2011)

Symposium explores the power of the archive for human rights media

Illuminating Oppression: 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival

(Aug. 26, 2011)

The festival includes second annual Digital Witness Symposium

SU appoints 2011-12 Humanities Center Dissertation Fellows

(Aug. 19, 2011)

Nell Champoux and Soumitree Gupta are doctoral students in the humanities

2011 Syracuse Symposium examines many facets of "Identity"

(Aug. 17, 2011)

Events include lectures, performances, readings, exhibitions, and screenings

Fall 2011 Raymond Carver Reading Series opens with SU alumnus Rahul Mehta

(Aug. 16, 2011)

Mehta will read from his new book Quarantine

Ancient clams yield new information about greenhouse effect on climate

(Aug. 16, 2011)

Data calls into question contemporary theories

SU's Samuel Gorovitz helps commemorate 9/11 with Anbar Family Lecture at Temple Adath

(Aug. 12, 2011)

Renowned philosopher to discuss "Values, Causation, and the Moral Community"

SU's Ray Smith Symposium explores history of Queer sexuality

(Aug. 10, 2011)

Yearlong symposium features mini-residencies by eight visiting scholars

Sternlicht to deliver Cape Vincent lecture on 'C.S. Forester and the Hornblower Saga'

(Aug. 10, 2011)

Lecture part of Speaker in the Humanities series

New book gives voice to Syracuse Westside residents

(Aug. 8, 2011)

Writing students facilitate creation of HOME: Journeys into the Westside

Biology from a physics perspectitve

(Aug. 5, 2011)

Martin Forstner's work spans four research laboratories

Rethinking the Donner Party Tragedy

(Aug. 2, 2011)

Anthropologist sheds new light on 1847 story

Ann Gold studies religious traditions in North India

(Aug. 2, 2011)

Study funded by Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad grant

Tracking Dengue Fever

(Aug. 2, 2011)

Anna Stewart '07 travels to Ecuador on Fulbright grant

Iconic Moments: Eric Meola's photographic odyssey

(Aug. 1, 2011)

"Born to Run" photographer tells stories with images

La Casita Cultural Center holds Latino art exhibit

(July 29, 2011)

Exhibit marks "soft opening" of new center

College of Arts and Sciences welcomes advancement dean

(July 27, 2011)

Karen Weiss Jones comes to SU from Boston University

SU alumnus finds common language in business, humanities

(July 8, 2011)

Eric Dedola '10 draws on LLL training to succeed in international business

SU's Janklow Arts Leadership Program appoints founding director, professor of practice

(July 8, 2011)

Nerenhausen brings more than two decades of professional arts administration experience to SU

How hot did the Earth get in the past? A team of scientists uncovers new information

(July 5, 2011)

Research sheds new light on what to expect

2011 Syracuse University PRIDE Scholars to present research findings at 4th annual symposium

(June 30, 2011)

Psychology Research and Diversity Enhancement (PRIDE)

Physicist's discovery alters conventional understanding of sight

(June 23, 2011)

discovery sheds new light on the vision process

Biologist discovers key regulators for biofilm development

(June 23, 2011)

How biofilms develop

Students receive prestigious Pickering Fellowships

(June 23, 2011)

Jonathan Nwosu and Soribel Feliz

SU Native American student named Udall Scholar

(June 16, 2011)

Brianna Carrier is one of 10 Native American/Alaska Native scholars in Udall class

Researchers discover new hitch to link nerve-cell motors to their cargo

(May 25, 2011)

Study published in Journal of Biological Chemistry

SU unveils professional graduate certificate in language teaching

(May 17, 2011)

State-accredited program focuses on TESOL, TLOTE training

Art of the Matter

(May 16, 2011)

Gary Radke sheds new light on convent patronage and the arts

2011 Syracuse University Beckman Scholar selected

(May 12, 2011)

Scholarship funded by the Beckman Foundation

African American Studies graduates recognized for excellence

(May 9, 2011)

Graduates receive top honors

Psychology graduates recognized for excellence

(May 9, 2011)

Graduates recognized during Commencement Weekend

Department of Chemistry to present 2011 student awards

(April 29, 2011)

Awards presented May 4

Seniors to present their work during annual Honors Program Capstone Presentation Day May 4

(April 27, 2011)

Seniors present research and creative work

The College appoints new development officers

(April 26, 2011)

Paul Brenner and David Bartell appointed

Biology graduates recognized for excellence

(April 25, 2011)

Forty-two graduates receive awards

Sociologist explores impact of Sullivan-Clinton Campaign on Native American, New York history

(April 25, 2011)

Robert Spiegelman explores modern-day consequences of 18th-century offensive against the Haudenosaunee

Ethiopia trip provides audiology student an opportunity to 'pay it forward'

(April 21, 2011)

Student participates in humanitarian mission

Jazz icon David Liebman visits Syracuse

(April 16, 2011)

Famed saxophonist participates in world premiere, panel discussion

Using heat to trace groundwater pollution

(April 14, 2011)

Cutting-edge technology used in research

John Burdick to receive 2011 College of Arts and Sciences Wasserstrom Prize

(April 12, 2011)

Award presented during 2011 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

English professor presents reading and book signing at Barnes & Noble

(April 6, 2011)

Harvey Teres will read from new book

World's oceans is the topic for 2011 Chauncey D. Holmes Lecture and Awards Ceremony

(April 4, 2011)

Jeremy B.C. Jackson to present keynote address

Geology Club hosts 2011 CNY Earth Sciences Student Symposium

(April 4, 2011)

Snowball Earth among featured topics

Feminist art historian to speak at SU April 6

(March 31, 2011)

Mary Gerrard, the William Fleming Visiting Professor in Art History, will present the 2011 Doris Lecture.

Yale University evolutionary biologist to present Jack and Pat Bryan Life Sciences Lecture

(March 31, 2011)

Poster session to feature graduate research

Physicists first to observe Big Bang particles produced at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN

(March 28, 2011)

Scientists find rare particle present after Big Bang

Chemist develops a new technique to use light to predict molecular crystal structures

(March 23, 2011)

Low frequency light waves used to study weak forces

Listening devices help preserve confidentiality in hospitals for hearing impaired patients

(March 22, 2011)

Karen Doherty teams with SUNY Upstate for project

Thinking about law school? Major in English and Textual Studies

(March 21, 2011)

ETS major as preparation for lawschool

Physicist receives NSF CAREER award for work with quantum nanomachines

(March 9, 2011)

Grant will enable Matthew LaHaye to expand research

Intersection of emotion, affect, space underscores mini seminars in SU Humanities Center

(March 9, 2011)

Intersection of emotion, affect, space underscores mini seminars in SU Humanities Center

Ruth Gruber, award-winning American writer, gives talk at SU

(March 9, 2011)

Former UPI correspondent explores Jewish cultural developments

Steven Cohan, SU English professor, publishes new book

(March 9, 2011)

"Sound of Musicals" is a scholarly look at movie musical genre

Science Teaching professor to lead national organization

(March 4, 2011)

John Tillotson will lead Association for Science Teacher Education

Reconstruction and Reconciliation concludes SU's Ray Smith Symposium March 24-25

(March 3, 2011)

Symposium addresses healing power of music amid violence, mass instability

Michael Berube to lecture on humanities March 4

(Feb. 22, 2011)

Penn State professor to discuss cultural studies, disability studies, and liberal politics

Renowned literary theorist addresses language, thinking at SU Humanities Center March 4

(Feb. 21, 2011)

SUNY Albany's David Wills is an expert in deconstruction

Syracuse University scientist presents new research on evolution and Islam at AAAS Annual Meeting

(Feb. 18, 2011)

Symposium topic: "The Challenge of Teaching Evolution in the Islamic World"

Former Northwestern dean named Watson Visiting Collaborator at SU

(Feb. 10, 2011)

David Zarefsky to analyze role of public speech, argument, and debate during war and conflict

SU professor headlines "Perpetual Peace" lecture at Haverford College Feb. 10

(Feb. 9, 2011)

Humanities center director Gregg Lambert lays groundwork for international peace

Community Folk Art Center hosts Amos Kennedy Prints

(Feb. 9, 2011)

Printmaker's works to be displayed at the CFAC Gallery Feb. 16 to April 2. Opening reception is Feb. 19.

Center for Health and Behavior announces spring 2011 seminar series

(Feb. 7, 2011)

Fred Ho and Salim Washington to headline series

Ray Smith Symposium continues music of conflict theme with Refugees and Exile Feb. 17-18

(Jan. 28, 2011)

Ethnomusicologists John Baily and Michael Frishkopf examine music's role among those facing displacement and alienation

SU campus to celebrate Chinese Spring Festival Feb. 4

(Jan. 28, 2011)

Banquet, performances mark Chinese new year

Author Peter Beinart discusses Israel and American Jewish Community Feb. 15

(Jan. 26, 2011)

Lecture draws on Beinart's recent essay in New York Review of Books

Black Syracuse & Beyond: The Richard Breland Photograph Collection

(Jan. 20, 2011)

Exhibit to become part of online dateabase

Dutch expert on film studies, neuroscience speaks at SU Humanities Center Mini Seminar Feb. 9

(Jan. 20, 2011)

Patricia Pisters explores impact of digital screen culture on brain

Raymond Carver Reading Series announces spring lineup

(Jan. 19, 2011)

Acclaimed series features renowned authors, poets

NSF funds supercomputer at SU for gravitational-wave research

(Jan. 18, 2011)

Supercomputer part of LIGO Scientific Collaboration

Syracuse University physicist named 2010 Cottrell Scholar

(Jan. 10, 2011)

Award recognizes outstanding scientist-educators

NIH grant supports new research on traumatic brain injury

(Jan. 10, 2011)

$300,000 for three-year study