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The College of Arts and Sciences is home to internationally recognized research across and between disciplines. Areas of discovery from Shakespeare to gravitational waves help frame new conceptions of the physical world and the human experience, while creating innovative solutions to the critical challenges facing us today.

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Recent Updates
People Gathered for a Funderal Ceremony in Imo State Nigeria.

(Feb. 3, 2023)

A&S Music History Professor Receives Carnegie Grant to Study Women’s Music in West Africa

AMH Professor Ruth Opara will travel to Nigeria in May to explore music performance practices and develop a scholarly exchange program between students in Nigeria and Syracuse.

East Antarctic Ice sheet flowing through the Transantarctic Mountains.

(Jan. 23, 2023)

Rock-Solid Data: Friendship Helps Lead to Discovery of Tectonic History of Subglacial Antarctica

Paul Fitzgerald and a longtime friend-turned-scientific-collaborator published the study in Nature Communications.

This illustration shows a glowing stream of material from a star as it is being devoured by a supermassive black hole in a tidal disruption flare.

(Jan. 12, 2023)

A Star’s Unexpected Survival

A team of physicists devise a model that maps a star’s surprising orbit about a supermassive black hole – revealing new information about one of the cosmos’ most extreme environments.

Atanu Acharya portrait.

(Jan. 4, 2023)

Getting to the 'Point': Powerful Computing Helps Identify Potential New Treatments for Coronaviruses

A&S chemistry professor Atanu Acharya seeks to identify antibodies effective against all coronaviruses and variants.

Physics Professor Lisa Manning leading a discussion at the Convergence Accelerator workshop in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

(Dec. 23, 2022)

Nature-Inspired Designs Could Offer Solutions for Global Challenges

Syracuse physics professor is leading an effort to translate research into real-world applications.