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2015 News and Events Archive

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.

Marine Geologist Daniel Fornari to Headline Holmes Ceremony at Syracuse Feb. 26
Feb 10, 2015
World-renowned marine biologist Daniel Fornari will headline the Chauncey D. Holmes Ceremony and Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Heroy Geology Laboratory. The event recognizes six undergraduates for their excellence in the study of introductory Earth sciences.

16 Upperclassmen Selected to Prestigious Leadership Program
Feb 10, 2015
More than a dozen Syracuse University students have earned full scholarships to participate in the 2015 Dulye Leadership Experience, a highly selective, professional development program that only a handful of upperclassmen experience each year.

Once Upon a Crime
Feb 11, 2015
The Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute, based in the College, is a leader in the study of DNA forensic analysis. Senior scientist Michael Marciano provides hands-on training in the study of bioterrorism threats, chemical detection and analysis, and sample provenance and origin.

Cathryn Newton Appointed a Provost’s Faculty Fellow
Feb 11, 2015
Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost Liz Liddy recently appointed Cathryn Newton, dean emerita and professor of Earth sciences and of interdisciplinary sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, to serve as a Provost’s Faculty Fellow.

Natalie Rebeyev ‘15 Named Gates Cambridge Scholar
Feb 12, 2015
Natalie Rebeyev, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar, enabling her to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge (U.K.). A dual major in biology and Jewish studies, she is one of only 40 students in the United States to receive the scholarship.

Syracuse Carver Series Continues with Poet Bridget Lowe G'09 Feb. 25
Feb 16, 2015
Alumna is known for her acclaimed debut, 'At the Autopsy of Vaslav Nijinsky' (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2013).

Professor Sanford Sternlicht G’62 Publishes Book on Iconic Playwright August Wilson
Feb 16, 2015
Sternlicht will read from and discuss his new book as part of the Humanities Center Library series on March 25.

Syracuse English Department to Host Bloomsbury Editor Lea Beresford Feb. 23
Feb 17, 2015
Lea Beresford, editor at Bloomsbury USA, will speak on Monday, Feb. 23, at 5:30 p.m. in The Killian Room (500) of the Hall of Languages. The event is sponsored by the Department of English and is open to all Syracuse students.

Syracuse Spring Symposia Explores Link Between Religion, Sexuality Feb. 27
Feb 18, 2015
Syracuse professor William Robert joins colleagues from UNC Charlotte and Wesleyan University for a daylong discussion about redefining religion.

Maxwell School, IVMF, Syracuse VA Medical Center Join Forces for International Women’s Day
Feb 19, 2015
Women in combat and post-combat zones--the challenges they face during service, their health and wellness, their perspectives on the relationship between communities and the military--are the subject of a special program at Syracuse University called International Women’s Day, taking place Feb. 26-27.

A Place to Celebrate and Learn
Feb 19, 2015
Librarian Angela Williams reflects on one of the University's most prized possessions: the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. (Video)

Karin Ruhlandt Appointed Dean of Arts and Sciences
Feb 19, 2015
Syracuse University Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost Liz Liddy has selected Karin Ruhlandt dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. (VIDEO)

The Business of the Backbeat
Feb 19, 2015
Drummer Jason Sutter took time out from touring to give Syracuse students an insightful, backstage look at the rock industry. (VIDEO)

Mathematics Department on Hot Streak
Feb 20, 2015
Nearly a third of the department's faculty have recently garnered major grant awards or international speaking invitations.