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News-2012

SU philosophy department adds new faculty members

(Dec. 19, 2012)

New hires hail from universities of Nebraska, Pittsburgh

Student's winning design garners statewide award

(Dec. 18, 2012)

"Excuses makes waste" promotes recycling

Globe lights Heroy Lobby

(Dec. 18, 2012)

The illuminated model is the latest campus landmark

The soul of a teacher

(Dec. 13, 2012)

Alumna spreads her passion around the world

Big ideas that transform lives

(Dec. 12, 2012)

Inventor and entrepreneur majored in psychology

A celebration of student achievement

(Dec. 6, 2012)

Creative Arts Academy Fall 2012 Showcase at the Everson

Hydrologist named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

(Dec. 4, 2012)

Donald Siegel is honored as a pioneer in groundwater and wetlands research

Food Stories: Course inspires student-community activism

(Dec. 4, 2012)

New Honors Program course taught for the first time during the fall 2012 semester

Award-winning novelist concludes Fall 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(Nov. 27, 2012)

Creative Writing alumnus Adam Levin will read from his latest work

SU professor to direct Great Law of Peace Educational Center

(Nov. 21, 2012)

Philip P. Arnold says new center will help tell Indigenous story of the Haudenosaunee

SU Brass Ensemble rings in holidays

(Nov. 20, 2012)

Concerts scheduled for Auburn, Syracuse, and Fayetteville

From atoms to satellites

(Nov. 19, 2012)

Alumnus Alfred U. Mac Rae receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Empowering young people an ocean away

(Nov. 16, 2012)

Arts and Sciences sophomore deputy director of national advocacy organization

Arts and Sciences Magazine

(Nov. 15, 2012)

Online version of Fall 2012 Arts and Sciences Magazine

Grammy-winning country music artist: Next Fall 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series installment

(Nov. 12, 2012)

Rodney Crowell’s latest work is an album co-written with Mary Karr

Biology’s circle of life

(Nov. 12, 2012)

New book chronicles the history of Syracuse University’s Department of Biology

Paperback Writers

(Nov. 6, 2012)

Faculty, alumni mark first 50 years of SU’s creative writing program

Journey to success topic of next African American Studies 2012 Colloquium series

(Oct. 31, 2012)

Political commentator and scholar Adolphus Belk is the guest speaker

National Book Critics Circle Award winner B. H. Fairchild speaks at Syracuse Symposium Nov. 14

(Oct. 31, 2012)

Poet known for moving portrayals of working-class Midwesterners

SU’s Ray Smith Symposium focuses on Latino/a “Homeland” Nov. 8-9

(Oct. 31, 2012)

Scholars Arlene Dávila and James Green shed light on Latin American, Caribbean displacement

SU Brass Ensemble travels to Little Falls NY Nov. 4

(Oct. 29, 2012)

Program includes pops, light classics

Mary Karr headlines next Fall 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(Oct. 25, 2012)

Critically acclaimed memoirist and award-winning poet

SU faculty, alumni to be recognized at CNY Book Awards Nov. 29

(Oct. 25, 2012)

Ruth J. Colvin, Bruce Smith, and Dana Spiotta among the nominees

SU, Cornell devote landmark conference to Walter Benjamin Oct. 31-Nov. 2

(Oct. 23, 2012)

Scholars consider philosopher's impact on media theory; and on study of film, architecture, and art criticism

University marks loss of former Vice Chancellor and Provost John James Prucha

(Oct. 23, 2012)

Renowned geologist also led College of Arts and Sciences, earth sciences department

Guest lecturer to address moral impact of climate change, Nov. 9 at SU

(Oct. 22, 2012)

Washington philosopher Stephen Gardiner is the author of "A Perfect Moral Storm"

Management consultant to discuss intercultural communications and the arts, Oct. 22 at SU

(Oct. 18, 2012)

Teri Freitas Gorman is a global expert in intercultural communications, public affairs

Angels on the Border

(Oct. 18, 2012)

An exhibition of religious paintings by Mexican immigrants at La Casita

SU alumnus named a National Book Award finalist

(Oct. 17, 2012)

Steve Sheinkin '90 nominated for book about race to build atomic bomb

The Art of African-American Cooking

(Oct. 16, 2012)

Syracuse University alumnus to present her work during Department of African American Studies Fall 2012 Colloquium

Dalai Lama, Dave Matthews find ‘common ground’ through music

(Oct. 11, 2012)

Two-day peace summit culminates with rock concert in Carrier Dome

‘Tribal fusion’ dancer and anthropologist explore collective identity of the arts, Oct. 18 at SU

(Oct. 9, 2012)

Event follows keynote address by under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs

Black in Latin America Film Forum

(Oct. 8, 2012)

La Casita Cultural Center will present an episode of PBS series "Black in Latin America"

Recognizing a face in the crowd

(Oct. 3, 2012)

Research project designed to further understanding of autism

SU Humanities Center announces 2012-13 dissertation fellows

(Oct. 1, 2012)

Rinku Chatterjee and Sandeep Banerjee are Ph.D. students in English

Researcher studies new diagnostic and assessment tools for voice disorders

(Sept. 28, 2012)

Study published in the journal "Laryngoscope"

Fall 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series: Award-winning poet Ira Sadoff

(Sept. 26, 2012)

Author will read from lastest collection, "True Faith"

GRP Records founder Larry Rosen to visit Syracuse Oct. 2

(Sept. 26, 2012)

Award-winning producer, entrepreneur pioneered contemporary jazz genre

Sophomore parlays personal tragedy into political action

(Sept. 19, 2012)

Ashlee Newman launches Justice for Heather Coalition to fight domestic violence

Black and Banned: A Community-wide Read-Out

(Sept. 19, 2012)

Event commemorates Banned Books Week 2012

Ray Smith Symposium explores issues of displacement with “Moving Borders”

(Sept. 18, 2012)

Architect Teddy Cruz, sociologist José Manuel Valenzuela Arce headline activities

SU honors memory of historian James Powell with daylong colloquium Sept. 28

(Sept. 18, 2012)

Program includes remarks by former colleagues, students

Newsweek, Daily Beast correspondent discusses ‘Obama’s War on Terror’ Oct. 10 at SU

(Sept. 17, 2012)

Daniel Klaidman known for unique brand of national security reporting

In memory of Gabriel Vahanian

(Sept. 15, 2012)

Michael S. Kogan '63, G'77 remembers his friend and mentor

From the Vault: In Praise of a Mentor

(Sept. 14, 2012)

Alumnus Kogan honors Emeritus Professor Vahanian with endowed support to religion department

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend delivers inaugural Borgognoni Lecture at SU Oct. 15

(Sept. 14, 2012)

Daughter of late U.S. senator to discuss 'Keeping Catholic in Turbulent Times'

SU’s College of Arts and Sciences appoints executive director of Cultural Engagement for the Hispanic Community at Syracuse University

(Sept. 13, 2012)

Tere Paniagua will forge connections between LaCasita and Point of Contact

Bomba and Plena Festival continues with exhibition and dance performance

(Sept. 11, 2012)

The exhibition will feature the work of nine Puerto Rican master artists

Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute announces Faculty Fellows

(Sept. 7, 2012)

The Fellows Program strengthens interdisciplinary research and scholarship

Leading expert in climate change science to present 2012 Milton First-Year Lecture

(Sept. 5, 2012)

Richard B. Alley will also present a free public seminar on climate change research

Two Minutes With Gregg Lambert

(Sept. 5, 2012)

The founding director of The SU Humanities Center raps about the Dalai Lama and his "recipe" for world peace

Notre Dame philosopher headlines SU’s first William P. Alston Lecture Sept. 22

(Sept. 4, 2012)

Peter van Inwagen, Alston taught at SU

Eat Together for Peace presents ‘menu of events’ Sept. 14-21 at SU

(Aug. 30, 2012)

Organizers say programming speaks to commonality of human existence

Two world premieres among highlights of Syracuse Symposium 2012

(Aug. 28, 2012)

"Memory-Media-Archive" is theme of fall events, activities

The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet to visit SU for October peace forum and concert

(Aug. 28, 2012)

Dave Matthews, Counting Crows, Andy Grammer and Nas among the two dozen artists scheduled to perform; comedian Whoopi Goldberg to emcee

Fall 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series opens with poet Roger Fanning

(Aug. 23, 2012)

Fanning leads an eclectic fall lineup that includes Mary Karr and singer-song writer Rodney Crowell

Earth Sciences major spends summer in Costa Rican cloud forest

(Aug. 20, 2012)

Natalie Teale participated in summer REU program hosted by Texas A&M University

Inaugural Syracuse-area Bomba and Plena Festival

(Aug. 17, 2012)

Festival features free workshops, music, and exhibition

Jewish bioethicist headlines Anbar lectures at SU, Temple Adath Yeshurun Sept. 5-6

(Aug. 16, 2012)

Laurie Zoloth works at nexus of science, ethics, and religion

SU launches Certificate in Iroquois Linguistics program

(Aug. 16, 2012)

Undergraduate program targets students and teachers of Iroquois languages

International philosophers debate existence of ‘objective moral truths’ at SU Aug. 14-16

(Aug. 14, 2012)

Conference showcases junior, senior scholars

"Here and Beyond" with Angela Arrey-Wastavino

(Aug. 3, 2012)

Arrey-Wastavino is La Casita’s 2012 Summer Visual Artist-in-Residence

Olympic silver medalist

(Aug. 2, 2012)

English and textual studies major rows to victory with Canada’s women’s eight

For sperm, faster isn’t always better

(Aug. 1, 2012)

New study by Syracuse University scientists uncover a reproduction conundrum

Community Folk Art Center Summer 2012 Exhibition

(July 19, 2012)

Works by Beverly McIver and Spencer McClay

SU Brass Ensemble performs July 3 in Auburn, N.Y.

(June 25, 2012)

Award-winning group is housed in The College of Arts and Sciences

EarthScope national seismic monitoring project arrives in Upstate New York

(June 15, 2012)

A Syracuse University Earth scientist is coordinating placement of 25 seismic stations

Syracuse University researchers use nanotechnology to harness the power of fireflies

(June 14, 2012)

New research recently published in Nano Letters

P.A.C.K. Your Books summer camp for preschoolers

(June 11, 2012)

Children will learn pre-reading skills through play

La Casita Cultural Center seeks proposals for Summer Visual Arts Residency

(June 6, 2012)

Competition deadline June 30, 2012

Cultural Exchange

(May 25, 2012)

An SU folk arts initiative seeks to preserve the cultural traditions of Syracuse's Somali Bantu community

Syracuse University biologist receives major award from the New York Academy of Sciences

(May 21, 2012)

Jason Fridley winner of a 2012 Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists

College of Arts and Sciences graduates named 2012 Judith Greenberg Seinfeld Distinguished Fellows

(May 10, 2012)

Stephen Barton '12 and Rachel Weiser '12 receive prestigious University honor

Seymourofus "Hand-in-Hand" celebration with La Casita

(May 10, 2012)

Event will feature a human chain from Seymour Dual Language Academy and an exhibition of student work

College of Arts and Sciences students dominate class of 2012-13 Syracuse University Remembrance Scholars

(May 8, 2012)

Twenty-one of the 35 students selected are enrolled in The College

Strange Angels

(May 8, 2012)

Bridgette Werner '11 parlays honors capstone experience into a bilingual book of photography, writing

Mathematics department recognizes student excellence

(May 4, 2012)

Seven receive top awards

Chemistry department recognizes student excellence during 2012 awards ceremony

(May 2, 2012)

Eighteen received departmental awards

Stories from Syracuse's sister community in El Salvador

(May 2, 2012)

LaCasita taps the Caribbean/Latin American Coalition of Central New York to share their experiences in El Salvador

Syracuse University junior receives prestigious 2012 Goldwater Scholarship

(May 1, 2012)

Ryan Badman was one of 282 scholars nationwide to receive the award

SU linguist to receive master's teaching prize

(April 30, 2012)

Students call Amanda Brown a "role model"

Scott Samson to receive 2012 College of Arts and Sciences Wasserstrom Prize

(April 25, 2012)

Annual prize to be presented during 2012 Graduate School Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

SU's Bruce Smith wins Poetry Society of America award

(April 25, 2012)

His "Devotions" collection keeps racking up honors, awards

Syracuse University study finds autumn advantage for invasive plants in the Eastern United States

(April 25, 2012)

The findings contradict conventional wisdom on plant spring productivity

Racism and Afro-Latin American social movements topic of discussion at La Casita Cultural Center

(April 25, 2012)

Panel will feature Westside Residents Coalition and Syracuse University faculty

Switching subject categories could improve test scores

(April 23, 2012)

New research on 'output interference' is published in Psychological Science

Silent auction part of closing reception for "The Photographer as Child" exhibition

(April 23, 2012)

Art sale to benefit youth photography programs at La Casita Cultural Center

Seniors to present their work during annual Capstone Presentation Day

(April 19, 2012)

Student projects are culmination of two years of research and creative work in the Renee Crown University Honors Program

SU's Chandra Mohanty to earn honorary doctorate from College of Wooster

(April 19, 2012)

Arts and sciences professor is a pioneer of transnational feminist scholarship

"Is Mother Nature Short Sighted?" Award-winning ecologist to present 2012 Life Sciences Lecture

(April 17, 2012)

Lecture is the keynote for Second Annual Life Sciences Symposium

Syracuse University conference to explore community-based activism

(April 16, 2012)

Composition and Cultural Rhetoric graduate students are hosting the conference

SU English professor wins prestigious Shattuck Prize in criticism

(April 16, 2012)

Arts critic David Yaffe considered 'College success story'

SU humanities panel explores cultural politics of images April 18

(April 16, 2012)

Mark Linder moderates panel discussion with Shimon Attie, David Campbell, and Mark Robbins

La Casita Cultural Center to screen "Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth"

(April 13, 2012)

Screening follows youth-led New York City-Albany walk for the New York Dream Act

Award-winning memoirist concludes the Spring 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(April 11, 2012)

Kelle Groom will read from "I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl"

Arts and Sciences students sweep 2012 individual Chancellor's awards for community engagement

(April 5, 2012)

Six students receive individual Chancellor's Citations

Second Annual Syracuse Air Guitar Competition April 14

(March 28, 2012)

Syracuse University brings international rock phenomenon to Central New York

Syracuse University scientist seeks to set the record straight on climate research

(March 28, 2012)

Recent media reports misrepresent his research

SU, CNY Jazz Central honor memory of local icons with concert of new music April 15

(March 27, 2012)

Program pays tribute to saxophonists Gerry Niewood, Joe Romano, and Sal Nistico

SU Humanities Center hosts lectures by renowned cultural critic March 27-28

(March 26, 2012)

Korean scholar Taek-Gwang Lee discusses East Asian cinema, Western visuality

Syracuse University conference celebrates internationally renowned mathematician

(March 26, 2012)

Conference honors accomplishments of Ragnar-Olaf Buchweitz

'Dead Man Poems' author to speak at Syracuse University

(March 23, 2012)

Marvin Bell created the Dead Man form in American poetry

SU Honors Program presents panel discussion on disability, politics of sensory life March 30

(March 22, 2012)

Event features four creative artists, disability studies experts

Environmental activist and scholar Martin Sage dies Feb. 3

(March 22, 2012)

Sage founded local chapter of the Sierra Club

Poetry inspired by dance, next installment of the Spring 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(March 21, 2012)

SU alumnus Jay Rogoff will read from "The Art of Gravity"

Scientists use a rare mineral to correlate past climate events in Europe and Antarctica

(March 21, 2012)

The new study is published in the April issue of "Earth and Planetary Science Letters"

Careers in Aging: An informal event for students

(March 19, 2012)

Event to include panel discussion, food, and door prizes

Teens learn to document their lives through photography

(March 19, 2012)

La Casita Cultural Center to exhibit work of students from the Westside Academy at Blodgett

Jewish environmentalism to be addressed at next B.G. Rudolph Lecture April 1

(March 15, 2012)

Arizona State's Hava Tirosh-Samuelson will draw links between religion, science

New exhibit at the MOST explores time on a microscale

(March 13, 2012)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) helped fund the exhibit

'Submission' author Amy Waldman to speak March 22

(March 13, 2012)

Former Times reporter discusses debut novel

SU's Ray Smith Symposium concludes with residencies by art historian, musicologist

(March 13, 2012)

Guest scholars discuss Medieval and Renaissance art, music, and gender

High-school students spend an afternoon as college science students

(March 8, 2012)

The students participated in the Nottingham Early College High School Biology Apprenticeship

March Madness with a twist of science

(March 7, 2012)

Twenty-three teams of students will compete in regional Science Olympiad at Syracuse University

Lethal speech: Next topic in the Spring 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(March 7, 2012)

Ben Marcus will read from his latest book "Flame Alphabet"

Religion, environment, and activist nuns topic of discussion at Syracuse University

(March 6, 2012)

Sarah McFarland Taylor will discuss her book "Green Sisters"

The untold history of the White House focus of AAS Second Annual Colloquium

(March 5, 2012)

Award-winning journalist, activist, and scholar Clarence Lusane will discuss his latest book

SU Library, SU Humanities Center announce Central New York Humanities Corridor Visiting Scholar Program

(March 5, 2012)

Program to spur national, international interest in area collections

College of Arts and Sciences students selected as 2013 Class Marshals

(Feb. 29, 2012)

Stephanie Kranz and Kishauna Soljour will carry the class of 2013 banner

SU professors edit landmark book on Afro-Latin American rights

(Feb. 27, 2012)

Kwame Dixon, John Burdick trace rise of Afro-Latin American social movements

SU's Nationally Competitive Scholarships Committee helps students obtain coveted awards

(Feb. 27, 2012)

Biology alumna credits faculty mentors for her success at the National Institutes of Health

Building new forensics tools

(Feb. 23, 2012)

Scientist plans to study molecular fingerprints of toxic agents

Reflection and Identity: Works by W. Michelle Harris and Michael Roman

(Feb. 17, 2012)

Community Folk Art Center exhibition embraces questions of gender, identity, and society

Latin America and community is the focus for La Casita Culture Center event

(Feb. 17, 2012)

Paulina Ochoa of Yale University will lead the discussion

Spring 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series: Volkswagens as metaphor for life

(Feb. 16, 2012)

Syracuse University alumnus Christopher Boucher G'02 will read from "How to Keep your Volkswagen Alive"

SU helps Jewish Center of Norwich celebrate restoration efforts Feb. 16

(Feb. 15, 2012)

Chancellor Cantor provides $25,000 matching gift

SU's Jaklin Kornfilt co-edits prestigious linguistics journal

(Feb. 13, 2012)

Special issue of Lingua devoted to nominalizations in linguistic theory

Great Jewish Writers Series continues on Feb. 28 with lecture on Leah Goldberg and Else Lasker-Schueler

(Feb. 13, 2012)

Series presented by SU's Judaic Studies Program, Jewish Federation of CNY

New study links whale stress to ship noise

(Feb. 10, 2012)

Data collected around the 9/11 terrorist attacks by a Syracuse University biologist plays key role in the study

SU's Ray Smith Symposium presents expert on early modern English drama Feb. 23-24

(Feb. 7, 2012)

Brandeis' Thomas King explores relationship between voice, sexuality

Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist to presents 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Public Affairs Lecture

(Feb. 7, 2012)

Leonard Pitts, Jr. of the "Miami Herald" won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary

Author Beverly Jenkins, Crunk Feminist Collective part of SU's celebration of Black History Month

(Feb. 7, 2012)

Events are part of Black History Month celebration

Arnold Honig, Syracuse University physics icon, dead at 83

(Feb. 6, 2012)

Honig was a member of the physics department for 56 years

SU's Dana Spiotta, Bruce Smith finalists for National Book Critics Circle awards

(Feb. 3, 2012)

Spiotta and Smith up for "Stone Arabia" and "Devotions," respectively

Spring 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series features Native American poet

(Feb. 2, 2012)

Santee Frazier G'09 is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma

New book focuses on policing in Syracuse's Near Westside neighborhood

(Feb. 1, 2012)

The book was edited by a Syracuse University graduate student

Photographer as Child: A Conversation with the Artist

(Jan. 30, 2012)

Photographer Efren Lopez will discuss his work

Community Folk Art Center hosts film festival, R&B concert

(Jan. 26, 2012)

Events part of CFAC's 40th anniversary

The SU Humanities Center announces 2012 Spring Symposia

(Jan. 25, 2012)

Includes presentations by HC Dissertation Fellows, HC Faculty Fellows, and Humanities Faculty Fellows

2010 Nobel laureate to speak at Syracuse University Feb. 1

(Jan. 25, 2012)

Ei-ichi Negishi did pioneering research while a member of SU's chemistry department

Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance books opens at Bird Library

(Jan. 25, 2012)

"The Power and the Piety" is part of The College's Ray Smith Symposium

Renaissance Woman

(Jan. 25, 2012)

Ruth Appelhof '65, G'74, G'80, G'89 uses liberal arts training to chart success for Guild Hall in East Hampton

Renowned artist Shimon Attie to lead speaker series on memory, commemoration

(Jan. 20, 2012)

Visiting professor works at nexus of place, memory, identity

Earth Sciences graduate student receives Pathfinder Fellowship

(Jan. 19, 2012)

Ryan Gordon studies hydrology

The SU Humanities Center appoints faculty fellows

(Jan. 19, 2012)

Program enables professors to engage in research, public programming

SU launches Janklow Arts Leadership Program

(Jan. 19, 2012)

Barbara Walters headlines star-studded event at New York's Lincoln Center

Soling students to celebrate writing, editing, designing, publishing a book during single semester

(Jan. 19, 2012)

"Before Our Eyes" anthology explores changing world of publishing

Spring 2012 Raymond Carver Reading Series opens with novelist Rivka Galchen

(Jan. 17, 2012)

Galchen is the Creative Writing Program's Visiting Writer in Residence

Ray Smith Symposium continues 'Sex and Power' theme with visit by Medieval historian

(Jan. 12, 2012)

University of Alberta's John Kitchen addresses history of Queer sexuality

La Casita presents a free workshop on theatre and social change

(Jan. 10, 2012)

Participants will learn to use theatre as a catalyst for social reform

SU biologist named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

(Jan. 9, 2012)

William T. Starmer focuses on mathematical approaches to biological problems