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2015 News and Events Archive

Recognitions Roll in for LLL Faculty
Jan 28, 2015
Success comes in droves for members of Syracuse University’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. An unprecedented six professors have been elected to top positions at three of the world’s leading language organizations.

The Perfect Combination
Jan 29, 2015
Laura Cohen '15 has found the perfect match with her dual major in magazine and women’s & gender studies. Together, they are helping her follow her passion into advocacy journalism.

Syracuse Professor Wins American Chemical Society’s Junior Faculty Award
Jan 29, 2015
The American Chemical Society has awarded its highly prestigious Open Eye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award to Arindam Chakraborty, assistant professor of chemistry.

Syracuse Geologist Chris Junium Awarded Prestigious CAREER Grant
Jan 30, 2015
Christopher Junium, assistant professor of Earth sciences, is the recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award—the highest honor given by the National Science Foundation in support of early-career development activities of teacher-scholars.

Learning to the Beat
Feb 4, 2015
Students in Professor Carol Babiracki’s "Introduction to World Music" class were treated to a vibrant African drumming and dance workshop by world-renowned dancer, singer, and drummer Biboti Ouikahilo. (Video/Photos)

Women’s Studies Pioneer Rosi Braidotti to Speak at Syracuse Feb. 12-13
Feb 4, 2015
Rosi Braidotti, an acclaimed scholar, will visit Syracuse University and Cornell University as part of her weeklong residency in Central New York. Braidotti's Syracuse seminar is part of the 2015 Spring Symposia, presented by the Syracuse University Humanities Center.

Carver Reading Series Continues with Novelist Jenny Offill Feb. 11
Feb 4, 2015
Author of ‘Dept. of Speculation’ is Syracuse’s Len and Elise Elman Visiting Writer.

Drummer for Smash Mouth, Marilyn Manson, and Foreigner to Present Three-Part Series at Syracuse Feb. 10-11
Feb 4, 2015
Jason Sutter, a highly-regarded drummer will present a three-part series at Syracuse on Feb. 10-11. The series, which is free and open to the public, will include a drum workshop, lecture, and Q&A session.

A Passion for Compassion
Feb 6, 2015
Cavel Whyte ’15 is using her psychology training to help others

Student Poet Wendy Chen G'17 Earns National Accolade
Feb 9, 2015
The Culture Trip names her one of "10 Young American Poets Changing the Face of Poetry."

Senior Spotlight: Brittany Beyer '15
Feb 9, 2015
Brittany Beyer is a University Scholar Nominee who wishes to pursue a career in international relations and law

All ‘Four’ One, One ‘Four’ All
Feb 9, 2015
When Bo Stewart ’15 graduates in May, he’ll have four reasons to be happy. Stewart is a quadruple major—one of a few in this year’s graduating class--in economics, political science, policy studies, and Spanish. Also a University Scholar nominee, he hopes to embark on a career in international law.

Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series Continues with "Learning to Be Present: Mindfulness Practices for Writing, Research, and Creativity"
Feb 9, 2015
The Humanities Center's Spring Symposia continues Friday, Feb. 13, with the next installment in its three-part series about mindfulness and contemplative practices.

Rule of Three
Feb 10, 2015
Kristin Weeks ’15 is proof that good things come in threes. Case in point: She is a triple major in biology, sociology, and political science. Weeks also has been nominated as a University Scholar, one of Syracuse's highest undergraduate awards, and is one of the College's most decorated seniors.

Syracuse Physicist Jedidah Isler Named TED Fellow
Feb 10, 2015
Next month, Jedidah Isler will travel to Vancouver to present her research at the annual TED Conference. The Syracuse astrophysicist was recently named a TED Fellow for the Class of 2015.