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News-2013

SU’s Arts & Sciences, School of Education offer joint degree in Spanish Education

(Dec. 18, 2013)

Program meets NYS certification requirements for teaching grades 7-12

College of Arts and Sciences’ George Langford announces plans to step down as dean

(Dec. 12, 2013)

Dean Langford will complete term in June 2014 and then rejoin science faculty

Two Named 2013 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

(Dec. 5, 2013)

Dean Langford, Professor Marchetti recognized by world's foremost scientific organization

SU’s physics department yields award-winning dissertations

(Dec. 4, 2013)

Shiladitya Banerjee G'13 and Jedidah Isler recognized for work in biological physics and astrophysics, respectively

SU biologist develops method for monitoring shipping noise in dolphin habitat

(Dec. 2, 2013)

Nathan Merchant is exploring the link between man-made noise and marine mammal populations

'Holidays at Hendricks' heralds the season Dec. 8

(Nov. 27, 2013)

Concert features The College's own SU Brass Ensemble

Jane Springer to conclude fall Carver Reading Series Dec. 4

(Nov. 27, 2013)

Award-winning poet teaches at Hamilton College

'Bloodstain Pattern Analysis' course affirms SU's status as forensics leader

(Nov. 25, 2013)

SU is one of only two universities in the country to offer an IABPA-approved course

SU professor organizes ‘visual literacy’ institute to strengthen immigrant voice

(Nov. 22, 2013)

Amanda Brown thinks a new initiative called CALTA21 will transform second-language teaching

Climate Change Garden mixes future with present

(Nov. 21, 2013)

Garden is brainchild of SU biology professors

Memoirist Strayed to Give Next Carver Reading

(Nov. 18, 2013)

Cheryl Strayed G'02 to discuss creative writing, read from best-selling 'Wild'

SU professor's neuroimaging work featured in 'Nature' article

(Nov. 14, 2013)

Psychologist Corey White uses fMRI skills to leverage interdisciplinary collaborations

Retired Philosphy Professor Edward McClennen Dies

(Nov. 13, 2013)

Known for expertise in decision and game theory, moral and political philosophy

ChemImage Partners with SU to train students in hyperspectral imaging

(Nov. 12, 2013)

HSI technology is powerful imaging tool for forensic examiners

SU chemist lands 'Best Idea Grant'

(Nov. 12, 2013)

James Hougland uses grant to study life-threatening childhood obesity

Stephen Dunn Is Next Carver Speaker

(Nov. 12, 2013)

He won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for "Different Hours"

Stephen Maisto gets five-year extension of NIH Senior Scientist Award

(Nov. 12, 2013)

Grant enables professor to train next generation of substance abuse researchers

SU Brass Ensemble returns to Little Falls for benefit concert Nov. 17

(Nov. 12, 2013)

Trumpeter Craig Elwood G'90, French hornist Claire Tuxill McKenney to appear as soloists

Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute to dedicate new laboratory suite Nov. 8

(Nov. 4, 2013)

Suite focuses on study of bioforensics, combustible materials

'Philosopher's Annual' lauds article by SU professor

(Nov. 2, 2013)

Michael Caie essay among year's best

Caie Article Published in The Philosopher’s Annual

(Oct. 31, 2013)

Each year the annual’s team of nominating editors selects 10 of the best essays contributed to the study of philosophy.

SU, Onondaga Historical Association to explore role of wampum in Haudenosaunee culture Nov. 14-15

(Oct. 21, 2013)

What really happened between French Jesuits and the Onondaga, more than three centuries ago?

SU boasts two 2013 National Book Award finalists

(Oct. 21, 2013)

Both George Saunders G'88 and Rachel Kushner nominated for "fiction"

SU Brass Ensemble opens season with concert near Rome, N.Y. Oct. 29

(Oct. 21, 2013)

Group performs as part of "Tuesdays in Lee Center" series

Syracuse Symposium continues with 'Art of Listening' poetry reading

(Oct. 18, 2013)

Event showcases two poets: one blind, the other hearing-impaired

Common differences

(Oct. 18, 2013)

Chandra Mohanty appointed Distinguished Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

Retired Professor H. Daniel Smith dies

(Oct. 18, 2013)

SU religion professor was an author, documentary filmmaker, and collector of Indian art

Dympna Callaghan awarded Bogliasco Fellowship

(Oct. 18, 2013)

Shakespearean scholar to spend a month on the Italian Riviera

Delve into the Soundscape on Oct. 22

(Oct. 18, 2013)

World-renowned Lark Quartet helps Syracuse Symposium celebrate "Listening" theme

Listening to 'Scorched"

(Oct. 18, 2013)

Panel discussion to explore themes of Middle Eastern war, women

SU's Mark Bowick to be honored as new Steele Professor Oct. 31

(Oct. 16, 2013)

Celebration culminates with his lecture on 'unusual physics' of soft matter

Sternlicht to Lecture on Singer

(Oct. 13, 2013)

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Hispanic Heritage Month concludes with Bomba & Plena Festival

(Oct. 7, 2013)

Annual festival features Latino/a music, dance, and art

SU hosts commutative algebra, algebraic geometry conference Oct. 19

(Oct. 7, 2013)

Annual conference features presenters from North America, Europe, Asia, and India

SU biologists confirm role of sperm competition in formation of new species

(Sept. 26, 2013)

'Current Biology' article marks culmination of six years of research

The first Haudenosaunee Wooden Stick Lacrosse Expo to be held at Onondaga Lake Park Sept. 28-29

(Sept. 25, 2013)

Expo celebrates history, legacy of the 'Creator's Game' in Central New York

SU physicist develops model for studying tissue pattern formation, malformation during embryonic development



(Sept. 25, 2013)

Professor Lisa Manning wants to know if embryonic tissue behaves more like a solid or liquid--and why

SU partners with Caltech, Cornell, and Washington to study black holes and neutron stars

(Sept. 18, 2013)

Professor Duncan Brown receives NSF grant to help establish astrophysics network

Community Folk Art Center presents Philippe Dodard

(Sept. 14, 2013)

The Idea of Modernity in Haitian Contemporary Art

'Dead Man Walking' Author Helen Prejean to Deliver Borgognoni Lecture Oct. 7

(Sept. 12, 2013)

Roman Catholic is leading voice for abolition of death penalty

SU’s Communication Sciences and Disorders, Gebbie Clinic mark anniversaries with move to South Campus

(Sept. 11, 2013)

Renovation of 621 Skytop yields 14,000-square feet of academic, research, clinical space

Students receiving Dean's List Designation, Spring 2013

(Sept. 10, 2013)

Students who achieved 3.4 GPA

SU professor, dean emerita lauded for role in discovery of Civil War ironclad

(Sept. 6, 2013)

Cathryn R. Newton was a 16-year-old college student when she helped her father discover the U.S.S. Monitor

Syracuse University, Onondaga Historical Association, Skä-noñh Center team up for lacrosse expo, Sept. 28-29 at Onondaga Lake Park

(Aug. 30, 2013)

Expo to include games, demos, clinics, live entertainment, and Native arts and crafts

SU’s Ray Smith symposia to highlight Haudenosaunee oral history, South Asian folk art

(Aug. 29, 2013)

"Listening to the Wampum" and "Transformations in South Asian Folk Arts" expect to draw record crowds

Syracuse Symposium kicks off ‘Listening’ theme with author, facilitator Misha Glouberman Sept. 12-13

(Aug. 26, 2013)

Speaker is author of best-selling 'Chairs Are Where the People Go'

Syracuse Symposium 2013, 'Listening,' kicks off Sept. 12

(Aug. 23, 2013)

With the theme “Listening,” Syracuse Symposium 2013, the annual semester-long intellectual and artistic festival, will kick off Thursday, Sept. 12, with a lecture by author Misha Glouberman.

'Zookeeper’s Wife’ Author Diane Ackerman to Deliver Wali Lecture Sept. 24

(Aug. 22, 2013)

'Hard to keep science out of my writing,' says best-selling author

Q&A with Dympna Callaghan

(Aug. 22, 2013)

Writer Cyndi Moritz talks "shop" with the new interim director of The SU Humanities Center

Sydney Hutchinson Receives AAUW American Fellowship

(Aug. 22, 2013)

Professor will use award to study gender in Dominican music

SU chemist to study ‘orally effective therapy’ to fight obesity

(Aug. 13, 2013)

Robert Doyle will experiment with 'gut hormone' and vitamin B12

SU chemists develop ‘fresh, new’ approach to making alloy nanomaterials

(Aug. 9, 2013)

Potential applications include gas storage, heterogeneous catalysis, and lithium-ion batteries

SU chemists design ‘smart’ nanoparticles to improve drug delivery, DNA self-assembly

(Aug. 8, 2013)

Findings are the subject of an "ACS Nano" journal article

SU launches Janklow Arts Leadership Advanced Certificate Program

(July 30, 2013)

Provides students with 'broad perspective' of organizational leadership

SU signs asset transfer agreement with SRC’s Bioforensics Group

(July 24, 2013)

Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute to gain three new employees, $1 million in biochemical research equipment

Physics teachers head back to class

(July 23, 2013)

Federally funded QuarkNet Program links teachers with university researchers

SU scientists assist in landmark discovery of rare particle decay

(July 19, 2013)

Finding declared a 'victory' for Standard Model of physics

Professor Micere Mugo tells why Mandela is a great man

(July 18, 2013)

Anti-apartheid leader is an 'icon in his own class'

Dympna Callaghan appointed interim director of SU Humanities Center

(July 18, 2013)

Shakespearean scholar has 'deep commitment' to humanities and liberal arts

Janklow Arts Leadership Program growing in size, diversity

(July 17, 2013)

Four of this year's nine students are from overseas

A joyful noise

(July 17, 2013)

Partnership between SU Brass Ensemble and Hendricks Chapel hits all the right notes

Man behind the curtain

(June 27, 2013)

Joseph T. Burns '01 is ushering New York voters into the digital age

SU Janklow Program provides coast-to-coast internships

(June 18, 2013)

From New York City Center to Seattle Art Museum, students are spending the summer plying their trade

SU professor wins national nuclear physicist award

(June 18, 2013)

Paul Souder is co-recipient of Jefferson Science Associates' Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Award

Females Winning Sperm Wars?

(June 12, 2013)

SU study finds females play active, pivotal role in postcopulatory processes

SU Gebbie Clinic enrolling kids for summer literacy camp

(June 4, 2013)

Phonological Awareness Camp for Kids (P.A.C.K.) promotes literacy development in fun environment

A margin of excellence

(May 21, 2013)

SU's Robert Moucha argues that the Earth’s mantle affects long-term sea-level rise estimates

George Saunders G'88 delivers 2013 convocation address

(May 20, 2013)

English professor, renowned author tells undergraduates to 'err in the direction of kindness'

SU and Syracuse CVB to Mount Cultural Tourism Roundtable in NYC May 22-23

(May 20, 2013)

Industry leaders from U.S. and Canada to redefine relationship between arts and tourism

Jesse Feitel '13 delivers 2013 convocation address

(May 20, 2013)

Political science major encourages fellow students to 'look back and act forward'

SU philosopher named Tolley Professor

(May 15, 2013)

Mark Heller to promote humanities teaching, curricular development

Notes From the Field: Harvey Teres

(May 15, 2013)

Reading Twain in Tianjin

SU mathematician wins Simons Fellowship

(May 14, 2013)

J. Theodore Cox to use fellowship to study probability theory

CNY Jazz partners with SU and Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau for CRAVE arts festival and conclave Sept. 20-21

(May 8, 2013)

Festival will offer more than a hundred free events and activities

SU physicist earns prestigious Simons Fellowship

(May 8, 2013)

M. Cristina Marchetti is using award to study active matter

Arts and Sciences students, faculty reap year-end honors

(May 2, 2013)

Dozens of people recognized for academic and civic excellence

Back to Darwin

(May 2, 2013)

Fulbright enables SU biologist to travel to New Zealand to study the evolution of invasive plants

SU Janklow student to intern at Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

(April 30, 2013)

Taylor Freitas '12, G'13 will work in the Development Department

Community Folk Art Center hosts Afro-Dominican dance troupe May 4

(April 24, 2013)

Bronx-based Areytos Performance Works will present interactive program

Jack of all trades

(April 19, 2013)

Veteran sportswriter, biographer Jack Cavanaugh ’52 reflects on multifaceted career

End of the world as we know it?

(April 19, 2013)

Musings of a scholar of Russian reality

George Saunders named one of TIME Magazine’s TIME 100

(April 18, 2013)

TIME’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world

Nobel Laureate to present the 2013 Daouk Visiting Scientist Lecture at Syracuse University

(April 16, 2013)

Peter Agre of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health won the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Kathryn Everly to receive 2013 Prize for Excellence in Master’s Level Teaching at Syracuse University

(April 15, 2013)

Everly will present the keynote during The College of Arts and Sciences’ 2013 Master’s Convocation

Jon Zubieta to receive 2013 College of Arts and Sciences Wasserstrom Prize

(April 15, 2013)

Annual prize will be awarded during 2013 Commencement Weekend

Stress and health focus of keynote at Department of Psychology poster session

(April 12, 2013)

Syracuse University alumnus Peter P. Vitaliano G ’75 is the guest speaker

SU Janklow student lands summer internship at Metropolitan Museum of Art

(April 11, 2013)

Renee Storiale '09, G'13 to assist with gallery-based programs for adults

Directors Morgan Fisher, Kevin Jerome Everson headline experimental film series at SU, University of Rochester

(April 10, 2013)

Program celebrates experimental film of past and present

Foremost expert on religion, morality to lecture at SU April 16

(April 9, 2013)

Robert Merrihew Adams, of UNC-Chapel Hill, is a defender of theistic morality

SU professor, author George Saunders wins PEN/Malamud Award

(April 8, 2013)

Award comes amid success of his "Tenth of December"

Short-story writer concludes Spring 2013 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(April 8, 2013)

Diane Williams, founding editor of NOON, will speak

Mr. Moocho and other adventures of Marvin Druger

(April 5, 2013)

The incomparable Syracuse University professor emeritus publishes children’s book

Princeton scholar to explore link between poetry and art April 18 at SU

(April 4, 2013)

Leonard Barkan analyzes works by Caravaggio, Michelangelo, and Shakespeare

SU Humanities Center ends semester with back-to-back programming

(April 3, 2013)

Topics range from transgenerational trauma, to Nuremberg Trial, to Afro-Brazilian politics

Princeton political theorist to discuss ‘ideas of peace’ in Hebrew Bible April 24 at SU

(April 3, 2013)

Michael Walzer looks to ancient texts for new insights into government, law, and politics

SU Brass Ensemble announces spring season

(April 2, 2013)

Performances slated for Watertown, Cicero, Rome, Fayetteville, and Auburn

Notes From the Field: Tammy Kordas

(April 1, 2013)

Hearing in Ethiopia

Annual Chauncey D. Holmes Lecture and Award Ceremony to feature international Earthquake expert

(April 1, 2013)

A record 22 students will be honored for academic excellence

SU holds first in a series of international meetings about ‘biopolitical futures’ April 5-6

(March 29, 2013)

Participants hail from as far away as Australia, Sweden, and United Kingdom

SU Humanities Center hosts poetry reading by Jesse Nissim April 4

(March 28, 2013)

Nissim known for "innovative original language"

New racism and the myth of universalism in higher ed

(March 27, 2013)

Syracuse University hosts nationally renowned author Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

SU poet, playwright, activist garners international spotlight

(March 25, 2013)

Micere Githae Mugo earns literary award, speaks at U.N.

SU’s Ray Smith Symposium concludes with events devoted to Latino/a dance, movement

(March 22, 2013)

Anthropologist Ángel Quintero Rivera, photographer Milagros de la Torre headline scholarly discussion

Science from a collegiate perspective

(March 21, 2013)

Henninger High School students spend an afternoon as college developmental biology students

Science on Mars Time: Roving the Red Planet with Curiosity

(March 21, 2013)

Laurie Leshin of RPI University will present latest discoveries from Mars

Nationally acclaimed poet next guest in the Spring 2013 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(March 21, 2013)

Dean Young is the 2013 Richard Elman Visiting Writer at Syracuse University

Science and the Dalai Lama focus of 2013 Kameshwar C. Wali Lecture in the Sciences and Humanities

(March 19, 2013)

Physicist Arthur Zajonc, president of the Mind and Life Institute is guest speaker

‘Father of ethnomusicology’ to deliver three lectures at SU, March 20-29

(March 19, 2013)

Bruno Nettl known for "pithy anecdotes and subtle humor"

Creative writing alumni participate in SU panel discussion March 21

(March 18, 2013)

Event to explore 'success, significance, and authenticity' in literature

HC Faculty Fellow Symposium explores Jewish sexuality, psychoanalysis, and translation March 21-22 at SU

(March 18, 2013)

Scholars Naomi Sheindel Seidman, Ken Frieden participate in keynote lecture, HC Mini-Seminar

SU hosts nationally renowned champion for environmental justice

(March 15, 2013)

African American Studies Spring 2013 Colloquium presents Vernice Miller-Travis

SU presents Spring Sonnet Marathon March 20

(March 14, 2013)

Event to celebrate beauty, versatility of centuries-old art form

There Goes the Neighborhood

(March 14, 2013)

Course looks at racial residential segregation through historical, political lens

SU, Le Moyne team up for arts lecture by director of Dallas Black Dance Theatre, March 18

(March 11, 2013)

Zenetta Drew to discuss public engagement in the arts

Syracuse’s Sarah Harwell next guest, Spring 2013 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(March 8, 2013)

Harwell will read from her latest collection of poems

Come tell “Your Story!”

(March 8, 2013)

Community invited to help create oral histories of Syracuse

Water politics topic of 2013 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture

(March 7, 2013)

John A. Agnew from UCLA will deliver the address

SU faculty member joins service for USS Monitor crew in Arlington

(March 7, 2013)

Cathryn Newton was part of the expedition that discovered the Monitor’s watery grave

Dark Girls: The Story of Color, Gender, and Race

(March 6, 2013)

Documentary to be screened at Syracuse University

Five to be honored with 2013 Chancellor's Citations

(Feb. 28, 2013)

James T. Spencer, Meredith Professor of Chemistry and associate dean for science, mathematics and research is among those honored

Investing in tomorrow's discoveries today

(Feb. 28, 2013)

Researchers discuss how federal investment in science and technology fuels economic growth

SU Humanities Faculty Fellow discusses health activism in L.A. during 1960s, '70s

(Feb. 27, 2013)

Jenna Loyd to examine health politics in context of city's then-growing defense economy

Discovering life over a cup of tea

(Feb. 27, 2013)

Sarah Walton helps change life in a rural school half a world away

Syracuse University hosts 2013 Regional Science Olympiad

(Feb. 21, 2013)

Twenty-nine teams of students will compete on March 2

German author and scholar present joint reading on Holocaust memories in literature, March 6 at SU

(Feb. 21, 2013)

Susanna Piontek and Guy Stern will examine translation and fictionalization of actual memories

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? ... Practice (or do an internship).

(Feb. 21, 2013)

Janklow student Caitlin Moriarty '12, G'13 to intern at historic concert venue

Reading Twain in Tianjin

(Feb. 20, 2013)

English professor receives Fulbright to teach in China

Putting a little love into the world

(Feb. 19, 2013)

’Cuse Spot at Syracuse’s Wilson Park Community Center

LGBT rights director for Human Rights Watch to speak at SU Feb. 25

(Feb. 14, 2013)

Graeme Reid will address U.N. Human Rights Council's controversial "traditional values" resolution

Spring 2013 Raymond Carver Reading Series to feature award-winning novelist Justin Torres

(Feb. 14, 2013)

Torres will read from his breakthrough novel, "We the Animals"

“Race, Region, and Obama” topic of 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Public Affairs Lecture

(Feb. 12, 2013)

Matthew C. Whitaker of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy will speak

Photovoice: Our Community, Our Vision, Our Voices

(Feb. 12, 2013)

Community Folk Art Center exhibition of works by women living in Trinidad

Work of Latina artist Favianna Rodriguez at La Casita Cultural Center

(Feb. 11, 2013)

“Messages of Sisterhood” opens March 1

From the West Bank to the SU campus, student works for dialogue on contentious issues

(Feb. 11, 2013)

Lessons learned outside the classroom become Amanda Claypool’s call to action

Cornell professors address critical theory, globalization, Feb. 22 and March 8 at SU

(Feb. 7, 2013)

Naoki Sakai and Brett de Bary are experts in Asian studies and comparative literature

Ray Smith Symposium continues yearlong "dissent" theme

(Feb. 6, 2013)

Upcoming events look at the impact of Grove Press and a former head of the U.S. Communist Party

Five Minutes with Len Elman '52

(Feb. 4, 2013)

SU alumnus fosters 'community' through endowed writer fund

Spring 2013 Raymond Carver Reading Series features CNY author Patrick Lawler

(Feb. 4, 2013)

The Syracuse University graduate has won several awards for his work

From Russia With Love

(Jan. 31, 2013)

Murray Feshbach ’50 has made a career out of watching the Russians. That’s good news for us—and them.

Community Folk Art Center hosts Caribbean Cinematic Festival

(Jan. 29, 2013)

Five-day festival features film, dance, spoken word, photography, discussion, and food

War zones topic of daylong symposium at Syracuse University

(Jan. 29, 2013)

Event will feature celebrated Kenyan author and activist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o

Creative Writing marks 50th anniversary

(Jan. 29, 2013)

Students, faculty, and alumni reflect on program's legacy

Sheldon Stone named a Distinguished Professor at Syracuse University

(Jan. 28, 2013)

Stone's research group is involved in experiments with the Large Hadron Collider at CERN

School violence topic of Syracuse University public forum

(Jan. 24, 2013)

Experts will address concerns raised by Sandy Hook massacre

A Legacy of Learning

(Jan. 23, 2013)

Geologist Carlos Dengo ’76 honors memory of teacher, friend, John Prucha 



SU Humanities Center mounts ‘ambitious’ spring symposia

(Jan. 22, 2013)

Center marks fifth anniversary with eclectic mix of lectures, seminars, and special events

Ray Smith Symposium explores issues of Latina/o “citizenship” Jan. 31-Feb. 1

(Jan. 15, 2013)

Critical race theorists Suzanne Oboler and Gerald Torres present keynote lectures and mini-seminar

Novelist Christine Schutt opens Spring 2013 Raymond Carver Reading Series

(Jan. 8, 2013)

Schutt’s latest work is "Prosperous Friends"