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News from 2020

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Two A&S Faculty Earn NSF CAREER Awards

(Feb. 21, 2020)

Professors Denver Whittington and Weiwei Zheng earn grants for early career development.

Physics Professor and Ph.D. Graduate Attend Biophysical Society Annual Meeting

(Feb. 17, 2020)

Professor Liviu Movileanu and Avinash Thakur Ph.D. presented their research on molecular "fishing."

First African American Appointed to SU Biology in 1948 Advocated for Diversity in Science Education

(Feb. 14, 2020)

James Hope Birnie carried on his family’s legacy of leadership.

College of Arts and Sciences Launches Distinctive Leadership Scholars Program

(Feb. 13, 2020)

Welcoming the next generation of leaders.

Suraj Shankar ’19 Ph.D. Wins Physics Dissertation Award

(Feb. 13, 2020)

Shankar is now a Junior Fellow at Harvard.

Student Research Sprouts Renewable Energy

(Feb. 11, 2020)

Dakota Voitcu investigates how fungi impact plant growth.

Award-winning journalist and New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb speaks to the Syracuse University community

(Feb. 11, 2020)

Conversation focused on race, politics and the news.

Digitizing and Restoring History

(Feb. 5, 2020)

Dozens of volunteers preserved the works of an important early Black feminist educator, activist and author.

Syracuse University Welcomes Award-Winning Journalist and New Yorker Writer Jelani Cobb

(Jan. 31, 2020)

Conversation will focus on race, politics and the news.

Coming Into Focus

(Jan. 29, 2020)

Physics department works to improve gravitational wave detection.

Humanities Center Spring Preview

(Jan. 21, 2020)

Spring events explore "silence" and restorative justice.

Sparking Dialogue

(Jan. 14, 2020)

Professor Wayne Franits, Professor Joan Bryant and Julia Jessen G'20 curate exhibitions.

A Passion for Precision

(Jan. 8, 2020)

The Department of Chemistry seeks new approaches to diagnosing and treating medical conditions.