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2015 News and Events Archive

University Honors Minnie Bruce Pratt Feb. 26
Feb 24, 2015
A professor in both The Writing Program and Department of Women's & Gender Studies, Pratt is retiring in June, after a high-profile decade at Syracuse.

Syracuse Professor Explores ‘Judicial Politics in Polarized Times’
Feb 25, 2015
Thomas Keck, a political scientist at Syracuse University, is the author of "Judicial Politics in Polarized Times" (The University of Chicago Press, 2014). A faculty member since 2002, he is dually appointed to the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Literary, Cultural Critic Mark Edmundson to Speak at Syracuse March 2
Feb 26, 2015
Mark Edmundson, professor of English at The University of Virginia, will present a public lecture titled “Self and Soul: In Defense of Ideals” on Monday, March 2, at 4 p.m. in room 204 in Maxwell Hall.

Humanities Center Continues Spring Symposia with Lecture on Social Networks March 4
Feb 26, 2015
Gesa E. Kirsch, professor of English and director of the Valente Center for Arts and Sciences at Bentley University, will discuss “The Power of Social Networks: Rhetorical Agency and Civic Activism Among 19th-Century Women Physicians” on Wednesday, March 4, at 2:15 p.m. in The Killian Room (500) in the Hall of Languages.

Central New York Humanities Corridor Seminar: John Kani on South African Theater Under and After Apartheid
Feb 26, 2015
Central New York Humanities Corridor Seminar: John Kani on South African Theater Under and After Apartheid

Designing Woman
Mar 3, 2015
Olivia Pek ’15 draws on experiences at SUArt Galleries and the Cleveland Museum of Art to achieve curatorial success.

Syracuse Unveils Charles Brightman Endowed Professorship of Physics
Mar 3, 2015
A&S has established the Charles Brightman Endowed Professorship of Physics, thanks to a $1.4 million bequest by Joseph and Charlotte ’37 Stone. The professorship is designed to attract and retain the best physicists in the field.

Religion Faculty Earn Top Honors
Mar 3, 2015
Professors Lloyd, Burrus, and Gold show their mettle with major research fellowships.

Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series to Conclude with "Mindfulness Goes to School: Linking Research with Practice"
Mar 3, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia will conclude on Friday, March 6 with the final installment of its three-part Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series titled, "Mindfulness Goes to School: Linking Research with Practice.” The event begins at 12 p.m. in room 123 in Sims Hall.

Physicist Harvey Kaplan Remembered
Mar 4, 2015
Renowned teacher and theoretical physicist taught in A&S for 37 years.

You're Hired!
Mar 5, 2015
Dual major Nancy Leu '15 opens up about her time at Syracuse, the benefits of networking, and the job waiting for her in New York City. (VIDEO)

Syracuse Salutes Women Veterans
Mar 5, 2015
Students, faculty, and distinguished guests recently honored women veterans who have served in combat and non-combat zones, in anticipation of International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8. (VIDEO)

Syracuse Goes Global with I-CAMP School for Physicists
Mar 6, 2015
Recent article cites pipeline of talent between South Africa and Central New York.

Syracuse Physicist Earns Cottrell Scholar Award
Mar 6, 2015
M. Lisa Manning has received a $75,000 Cottrell Scholar Award to study the mechanics of how biological cells move in tissues.

Syracuse Professor Recognized by Council of Writing Program Administrators
Mar 6, 2015
Tony Scott wins awards for article on large-scale writing assessment.