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Hall of Languages in Autumn
Syracuse Intensifies Search for New 'Ghostly' Particles

(Dec. 20, 2018)

Physicists build major components for multinational neutrino experiment

Growing the Science of Sustainability

(Dec. 18, 2018)

Molecular biologist Nina V. Fedoroff '66 expounds on importance of GMOs, science literacy

Petroleum Experts to Donate MOVE Software Licenses to Syracuse

(Dec. 11, 2018)

Earth sciences department will use software, valued at $2.2 million, for geological modeling, structural analysis of Earth's interior

Physicist Applies Nanotechnology to Detect Protein-Protein Interactions

(Dec. 10, 2018)

Professor Liviu Movileanu designs biosensors that target proteins interacting with one another

Chemistry Alumnus Named to Forbes' '30 Under 30' List

(Dec. 6, 2018)

Michael Ruggiero G'14, G'16 combines experimental, theoretical techniques to study molecular movement

The Brain That Changed Everything

(Dec. 4, 2018)

A chance encounter with an honors lecturer at Syracuse set Alexander R. Weiss '12 on the path to scientific success

Alumni to be Honored at Billboard Women in Music Ceremony

(Dec. 3, 2018)

Deborah Curtis ’90, Lori Feldman ’89, Constance “Connie” Orlando '89 and Jacqueline Saturn ’90 will be feted in NYC, Dec. 6

A Moral Vision of Science

(Nov. 29, 2018)

Physicist Joel L. Lebowitz G’55, G’56, H’12 believes science and morality are inextricably linked

Dissertation, Public Humanities Fellows Advance Student-Centered Research

(Nov. 28, 2018)

Cohort illustrates humanities' 'breadth and relevance,' says center director

Aretha Franklin to be Remembered with Concert, Panel Discussion Nov. 30

(Nov. 27, 2018)

Community Folk Art Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs will pay tribute to "Queen of Soul"

Annual Wali Lecture to Address U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy Nov. 29

(Nov. 13, 2018)

Former White House adviser Frank N. von Hippel will explore ways to mitigate current arms race

You Say You Want a Revolution

(Nov. 9, 2018)

Chemist Elsa Reichmanis '72, G'75 helped spark PC revolution with trailblazing work in microlithography

South Asia Center Awarded $1.4 Million for Language Instruction, Faculty Research, Public Outreach

(Nov. 8, 2018)

SAC part of Syracuse-Cornell South Asia Consortium

College Restructures Budget Office

(Nov. 1, 2018)

Three-member team manages fiscal health of 16 departments, eight programs, six administrative units

College Appoints First Operations Director

(Nov. 1, 2018)

Matthew Kennedy to oversee planning, implementation of A&S' strategic initiatives

Syracuse Hosts First Annual Green Chemistry Think Tank

(Oct. 31, 2018)

High school students converge on campus to explore Earth-friendly alternatives to hazardous substances

College Remembers Professor, Scientist Rubye P. Torrey G'69

(Oct. 30, 2018)

Tennessee native was first African American woman to earn Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Syracuse

Syracuse Symposium Mines Stories of Loss, Transformation

(Oct. 29, 2018)

November lineup spans music, film, photography, veterans' writing

Daylong Symposium to Highlight Life Sciences Research Nov. 3

(Oct. 24, 2018)

Annual Meredith Symposium will celebrate work by women, first-generation undergraduates

Biologists Gain New Insights into Surface, Acoustic Behaviors of Endangered Right Whales

(Oct. 24, 2018)

Professor Susan Parks says better protective measures begin with understanding whales' behavioral ecology

Scientists Link Marine Dead Zone to Carbon Cycle, Climate Change

(Oct. 19, 2018)

Associate Professor Zunli Lu says tropical Pacific played major role in absorbing Earth's atmospheric carbon dioxide during last ice age

Syracuse Celebrates Halloween with Public Reading of 'Frankenstein'

(Oct. 18, 2018)

A&S joins worldwide commemoration of 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley classic

Joni Mitchell Biography Hits All the Right Notes

(Oct. 11, 2018)

Professor David Yaffe continues to rake in awards for 2017 bestseller

Physicist to Probe 'Deep Connections' Between Life on Earth and Interstellar Space

(Oct. 10, 2018)

Professor Carl Rosenzweig will present 'Stars 'R' Us' at Wells College, benefiting Friends of Southern Cayuga Planetarium

Syracuse Marks National Arts and Humanities Month

(Oct. 9, 2018)

University celebrates 'importance of culture' with spate of events, activities

Being the Stories We Tell

(Oct. 2, 2018)

Syracuse Symposium organizers use fall events to probe individual, collective power of storytelling

Physicist's Discovery Recasts 'Lifetime Hierarchy' of Subatomic Particles

(Oct. 1, 2018)

Professor Steven Blusk says charmed omega particles 'live' four times longer than previously thought

Syracuse Professor Named to Science News’ SN 10: Scientists to Watch

(Sept. 27, 2018)

Lisa Manning Included in Science News’ Annual List of 10 Young Scientists Making Their Mark

Professor Lauded for Contributions to Experimental Particle Physics

(Sept. 26, 2018)

Sheldon Stone has built 'formidable group' at Syracuse, says colleague

A New Way to Count Qubits

(Sept. 21, 2018)

Physicist Britton Plourde part of interinstitutional team revolutionizing quantum computing

College Appoints Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

(Sept. 19, 2018)

Kishi Animashaun Ducre to further intellectual climate of dignity, respect

Syracuse Conducts First Systematic Review of Experimental Pain Research on Cannabis-Based Drugs

(Sept. 18, 2018)

Study reveals cannabinoid drugs make pain feel "less unpleasant, more tolerable"

On Storytelling

(Sept. 18, 2018)

A Q&A with Syracuse Symposium participants Tere Paniagua, Roger Hallas, Tula Goenka

Meditations on Black Womanhood

(Sept. 17, 2018)

CFAC Hosts LaToya M. Hobbs exhibition through Nov. 3

Human Rights Film Festival Illuminates Stories of Freedom, Justice

(Sept. 14, 2018)

Syracuse Symposium Continues "Stories" Theme with 16th annual SUHRFF

Humanities Center Announces 2018-19 Syracuse Symposium

(Sept. 13, 2018)

Public events series explores theme of "Stories"

College Welcomes Advising, Career Services Directors

(Sept. 13, 2018)

Arrival of Carlota Deseda-Coon G’03, Kristen Aust, Kelly Campbell signals new era of advising excellence

Born to Run

(Sept. 11, 2018)

Community to pay tribute to beloved chemistry professor, runner Roger Hahn Sept. 14

Physicist Awarded NIH Grant to Enhance Protein Detection

(Sept. 6, 2018)

Professor Liviu Movileanu develops biosensors to identify proteins in leukemia, cancer

Syracuse Professor Looks to Geologic Past to Predict Climate's Future

(Sept. 5, 2018)

Professor Tripti Bhattacharya draws link between ancient monsoon activity, large-scale climate change

Syracuse Researchers Shine Light on Ancient Global Warming

(Sept. 5, 2018)

New paper by Professor Linda Ivany poses questions about marine life's current, future response to climate change

Chemists Develop Tools to Reduce Pesticide Impact

(Aug. 27, 2018)

Professor Ivan Korendovych awarded $107,000 grant to study how peptides mitigate effects of paraoxon

Syracuse Helps Psychology Doctoral Students with Transition into Workforce

(Aug. 23, 2018)

Professor Kevin Antshel is inaugural recipient of grant, training students to think entrepreneurially

Arts and Sciences Welcomes Newest Communications Director

(Aug. 16, 2018)

Daeya Malboeuf G'10 brings 20 years' experience to position, including time in Division of Marketing & Communications, Syracuse Abroad

Engineering Success

(Aug. 15, 2018)

Alfred U. MacRae ’54, G’57, G’60 a pioneer in integrated circuits, satellite communications

A&S Announces Tolley Professorships

(Aug. 14, 2018)

Frieden, Pough to collaborate on issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice in the Humanities.

Fulbright Writing Workshops Offered

(Aug. 14, 2018)

Workshop offer help for students planning to apply for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship or Research Study Award

Syracuse Awarded $3.7 Million for Particle Physics Research

(Aug. 13, 2018)

High-Energy Physics Group using NSF grant award to support ongoing data analysis, construction of new tracking device

Syracuse Professor to Address Educational Disparities in U.S. Adult Health

(Aug. 11, 2018)

Jennifer Karas Montez will present findings at national meeting in Philadelphia Aug. 14

Sociologists Link Service-Connected Disability to Veteran Mortality Disadvantage

(Aug. 11, 2018)

Professors Landes, London, Wilmoth will discuss findings at national meeting Aug. 11

Back to the Future of Climate Change

(Aug. 9, 2018)

Professor Christopher K. Junium uses ancient marine sediment as benchmark for present, future climate models

LGBT Studies Welcomes New Director

(Aug. 6, 2018)

Professor Margaret Himley to spearhead campuswide effort to create LGBT Studies major

From Robe to Robe

(Aug. 2, 2018)

Retired Judge Martha Bellinger '72 recalls lifetime of breaking down gender barriers, rallying for LGBT rights

Getting on Track

(July 24, 2018)

Four questions with four post-doctorates after the inaugural WiSE Post-Doc Tenure Boot Camp

Band on the Run

(July 10, 2018)

Syracuse University Brass Ensemble soaks in spirit of Bluegrass State

Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute Appoints New Director

(July 6, 2018)

Biology, neuroscience professor James A. Hewett brings three decades' experience to position

Tropic of Squalor

(July 2, 2018)

New book by Peck Professor Mary Karr highlights irreverent brand of poetic faith

The Code of Putinism

(June 27, 2018)

Teacher-scholar Brian Taylor shows how Putin's mentality shapes Russian politics

Arts and Sciences, Maxwell School Welcomes New Assistant Dean of Student Success

(June 21, 2018)

Steven Schaffling will oversee the advising and career services unit

Syracuse Awarded $1 Million Grant to Support Diversity, Inclusion in STEM

(June 20, 2018)

University will use HHMI Inclusive Excellence grant to transform undergraduate science education

Art of Resistance and Resilience

(June 20, 2018)

While researching early 20th century Pueblo painters, Sascha Scott seeks to decolonize academic processes

Biologists Awarded NIH Grant to Study Origins of Brain Disorders

(June 11, 2018)

Sandra and James Hewett will explore physiological mechanisms governing excitatory, inhibitory balance in brain

Scientists Rethink Co-Evolution of Marine Life, Oxygenated Oceans

(May 31, 2018)

Article by Ph.D. candidate Wanyi Lu breathes new life into study of planet's oxygen history

Excellence Personified

(May 22, 2018)

Humanities Center Fellows praised for "disciplinary rigor, interdisciplinary creativity, ethical engagement"

Enshrined in Language

(May 16, 2018)

Sanford Award fetes best, brightest in LLL department

Highlights from Convocation 2018

(May 16, 2018)

Convocation Highlights

Yates-Richard Wins Ford Foundation Fellowship

(May 11, 2018)

The award provides one year’s research support for early-career minority scholars.

Democratizing Knowledge: Faculty Research in the Humanities (Part IV)

(May 3, 2018)

Democratization, internationalization rewrite rules of humanistic scholarship

Laboratories of Change: Faculty Research in the Humanities (Part III)

(May 3, 2018)

From challenging notions of identity to re-imagining nature of research, humanists turn Academy on ear

Mapping the Heavens: Faculty Research in the Humanities (Part II)

(May 3, 2018)

Scholars debate complicated relationship between science, humanities

Creative Conversations: Faculty Research in the Humanities (Part I)

(May 2, 2018)

Humanistic research thrives at Syracuse, thanks to collaborations with artists, scientists, engineers, librarians

New Faculty Snapshot: Alison Patteson

(May 2, 2018)

The new research assistant professor of physics comes to Syracuse from the University of Pennsylvania

Faculty Research in the Humanities

(April 25, 2018)

Four-part series exploring nature, value of humanistic research at Syracuse

NEH Funding Supports Two Syracuse Projects

(April 20, 2018)

Continued funding critical for humanities research, Gerald Greenberg says

Inaugural Digital Humanities Research Symposium set for April 24

(April 19, 2018)

Student research within the digital space will be the focus of this campuswide event.

Dr. Alicia Carroll ’88 to Deliver Arts & Sciences, Maxwell Undergraduate Convocation Address

(April 18, 2018)

First-generation alumna exemplifies entrepreneurial achievement, community service

Humanities Book Reception to Showcase University Authors April 17

(April 12, 2018)

Event will honor more than 50 scholars who published books in 2017

Feminist Education to Feminist Practice

(April 12, 2018)

Event highlights Women’s and Gender Studies alumni experiences

Syracuse Symposium to Conclude with Visit by Writer, Zen Teacher David R. Loy

(April 11, 2018)

Boulder native will consider social, ecological implications of Zen Buddhism

Syracuse Symposium Presents Musical, Literary Events April 12-13

(April 10, 2018)

Upcoming events feature singer-songwriter Colleen Kattau G'92, poets Christine Kitano G'10, Sean Thomas Dougherty G'00

‘Shut Up and Go’

(April 5, 2018)

French Club hosts internet celebs Damon and Jo on April 11

Psychologists Earn Rare Perfect Score on NIH Grant Application

(April 5, 2018)

Sarah Woolf-King, Stephen Maisto awarded "10" on grant proposal, funding treatment of HIV-infected hazardous drinkers

CNY Humanities Corridor Establishes Permanent Endowment

(April 4, 2018)

Mellon Foundation enables Syracuse, Cornell, Rochester to endow Humanities Corridor in perpetuity

Barnard Zine Librarian to Headline Syracuse Symposium April 5-6

(April 3, 2018)

Zine maker, librarian Jenna Freedman will present lecture, workshop

Student Scholars Head to Meeting of the Minds Conference

(March 29, 2018)

Annual event showcases research from ACC member schools

Shaming into Brown

(March 28, 2018)

New book by Stephanie Fetta analyzes scenes of racialization in Latina/o literature

Jewish Studies Program Welcomes Renowned Folklore Scholar Gailit Hasan-Rokem April 11

(March 27, 2018)

The 45th anniversary Rudolph Lecture will focus on women story tellers and cultural traditions

Point of Contact to Present Annual ‘Cruel April’ Poetry Series

(March 23, 2018)

Arts organization will mark National Poetry Month with readings by visiting poets

Neuroscience Research Day Invites Scholars to Campus on April 6

(March 18, 2018)

Experimental Psychologist Ken Pugh Is Slated to Give the Keynote Lecture

Disability Studies Trailblazer Susan Schweik in Residence March 19-30

(March 16, 2018)

UC Berkeley professor is Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in Humanities

Life in the Fast Lane

(March 15, 2018)

Road & Track's Bob Sorokanich '08 has gone from med school dropout to automotive bard

Faculty, Alumni Headline Good Friday Concert March 30

(March 14, 2018)

Members of Setnor School, drama department will perform 'Seven Last Words of Christ' at DeWitt Community Church

A Passion for Caring

(March 9, 2018)

Heather Hirsch '04 attributes success in women's healthcare to liberal arts upbringing

Researchers Close to Understanding 'Disease Mechanisms' of ALS

(March 8, 2018)

Assistant Professor Carlos Castañeda leads studies of molecular causes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

College of Arts and Sciences Appoints Director of Pre-Health Advising

(March 7, 2018)

Lauren O'Neil will also be responsible for developing partnerships with other institutions to further expand opportunities for students

Biologists Discover Link Between Protein in Brain, Seizure Suppression

(March 7, 2018)

James Hewett, Yifan Gong publish findings in Neuroscience cover story

Experimental Filmmakers to Headline Syracuse Symposium March 8

(March 1, 2018)

Keren Shavit, Eva Marie Rødbro known for shattering boundies between documentarian, subject

M. Cristina Marchetti Named Director of Soft and Living Matter Program

(Feb. 26, 2018)

The Distinguished Professor of Physics will oversee the program’s operations and intellectual progress and monitor research advancements

'A Time to Become My Own Person'

(Feb. 26, 2018)

Emily Dyckman '19 revels in beauty of mathematics

Doing Time, Writing Lives

(Feb. 26, 2018)

Patrick W. Berry's book highlights potential for incarcerated people to understand themselves

Voices from the Deep

(Feb. 22, 2018)

Former Syracuse Postdoc underlines the changing voices of the North Atlantic right whale

Scientists Examine Link Between Surface-Water Salinity, Climate Change in Central New York

(Feb. 22, 2018)

Ph.D. candidate Kristina Gutchess authors paper on impact of road salts on Tioughnioga River watershed

'Court in Session' for Diversity Law Day

(Feb. 21, 2018)

SU's Mock Trial Team helps over 200 local High School students get a taste of a potential law career

Acclaimed Jazz, R&B Singer Tracy Hamlin to Visit Syracuse Feb. 25-26

(Feb. 16, 2018)

Music legend will explore notions of 'Belonging' in Syracuse Symposium panel discussion, vocal master class

Cold War Harmony

(Feb. 14, 2018)

Sydney Hutchinson to research relationship between East Germany and Cuba through music

Dean's Team Accepting Applications for Membership

(Feb. 14, 2018)

Distinguished group of students supports A&S admissions efforts

Biologist Studies Climate Change in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

(Feb. 13, 2018)

"We're trying to define what the future environment will look like in a place like the Smokies that receives more than 10 million visitors a year," says biologist Jason Fridley

Celebrated Chemist Geraldine Richmond to Deliver Prins Lecture Feb 13

(Feb. 8, 2018)

Richmond will present current research findings about molecular relationships of oil and water

Purple Reign

(Feb. 8, 2018)

Late musician’s commitment to social justice overlooked, James Gordon Williams says

Chemist Designs Diabetic Treatment Minus Harmful Side Effects

(Feb. 8, 2018)

Meredith Professor Robert Doyle invents compound that improves glucose tolerance without associated nausea

Syracuse Symposium to Host Chilean Theater Company Feb. 12-16

(Feb. 7, 2018)

Teatro La María will explore notions of 'Belonging' through performances, panel discussions

Biology Professor Receives NIH Grant for Study of Genes Critical in Development

(Feb. 5, 2018)

Graduate student, Yini Li, identifies two proteins critical for development in the team’s study

Understanding People

(Feb. 1, 2018)

5 Questions with Anthropology and Advertising dual major, Kalyn Des Jardins ‘18

Syracuse Symposium to Host Disability, Transformative Justice Organizer Feb. 7-8

(Jan. 31, 2018)

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores 'Belonging' theme through storytelling, social activism

College Unveils Academic Strategic Plan

(Jan. 31, 2018)

‘Living document’ outlines mission, strategic goals, opportunities

Eastman Museum Pianist to Discuss Music, Film in Silent Era Feb. 7

(Jan. 30, 2018)

Philip Carli will survey early 20th-century recordings by motion-picture musicians

Moving the Needle

(Jan. 29, 2018)

Distinguished Professor George M. Langford working to find cure for Type 2 diabetes

Road to Oz Leads to Russia

(Jan. 26, 2018)

Book highlights link between iconic American tale and Soviet adaptation

Performance Discussion series Music and Activism launches Jan. 31

(Jan. 24, 2018)

Local and regional performers will showcase the power of art in social change.

Hip-Hop Professor, Rapper A.D. Carson to Visit Syracuse for Black History Month Feb. 5

(Jan. 24, 2018)

Carson made rap album to defend Ph.D. dissertation at Clemson

Pinpointing a Perpetrator

(Jan. 23, 2018)

Researchers in the FNSSI are utilizing technology in new ways to bring justice to sexual assault victims

Humanities Center, Syracuse Stage Present Panel Discussion on Mental Health, Sense of Belonging Jan. 28

(Jan. 23, 2018)

Event follows matinee performance of rock musical ‘Next to Normal’

Humanities Center Dissertation Fellows to Discuss Research Jan. 26

(Jan. 22, 2018)

Maria Carson, T.J. West are 'University citizens,' Humanities Center director says

Biology Department Engages in Local Outreach

(Jan. 19, 2018)

Students, postdocs, faculty use grant to promote understanding of evolutionary biology

Britton Plourde Develops Tools for Quantum Computer

(Jan. 18, 2018)

Quantum mechanics 'could revolutionize' areas of computation, Plourde says

Alumnus Wins Inaugural Poetry Prize

(Jan. 18, 2018)

He composed some pieces of forthcoming book while at Syracuse University

‘Paris Noir’ Information Session to be Held Jan. 23

(Jan. 16, 2018)

Selected students will spend a month studying the influence and dynamics of Black culture, literature, and experience in Paris this summer.

Fast Talker

(Jan. 10, 2018)

PhD candidate in physics, Scott Ely, was recently awarded top honors for “Lightning Round” talk at the U.S. Large Hadron Collider Users Association Meeting.

Chemist Named DAAD Research Ambassador

(Jan. 4, 2018)

Ivan Korendovych has been named a DAAD Research Ambassador for 2017-18.

New York Academy of Sciences Lauds Psychology Alumnus

(Jan. 4, 2018)

William Aue G’14 was honored for his dissertation, “Understanding Proactive Facilitation in Cued Recall.”