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2015 News and Events Archive

'Friday Five' to Return March 20, A&S Seeks Story Submissions
Mar 11, 2015
For some, Spring Break is a welcome respite--the chance to relax and recharge. For others, it's a hectic week of research, travel, and catch-up. Regardless, all of us are heading into one of the busiest times of the year. We in the communications office remind you to keep sending us your news story ideas. The more information (and advance notice) we have about student and faculty honors, awards, publications, and events, the better we can serve you. To learn more, visit us at Thank you very much.

Syracuse, Le Moyne to Address Faith-Based Labor Organizing April 10-11
Mar 13, 2015
Scholars and practitioners from around the globe will converge on Central New York to discuss the religious and ethical implications of faith-based labor organizing.

Syracuse Humanities Center Celebrates Black Queer Studies March 18-19
Mar 16, 2015
The Syracuse University Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia continues with two days of performances and lectures examining the deep layers of black masculinities and queer methodology.

WGS Professors Reap National, International Honors
Mar 16, 2015
The Women's & Gender Studies department continues to impress at home and abroad with cutting-edge feminist scholarship and research.

Syracuse Dedicates Patricia Meyers Druger Astronomy Learning Center at Holden Observatory March 28
Mar 17, 2015
NASA astronaut Franklin Story Musgrave '58, H'85 is among those speaking at the dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. in Hendricks Chapel.

Volunteers Needed for Genetic Research Study at SUNY Upstate
Mar 19, 2015
A&S students are assisting in a study that may change the way psychiatric disorders are understood and diagnosed.

University Mourns Loss of Filmmaker Albert Maysles ’49
Mar 19, 2015
Pioneer documentarian known for ‘Gimme Shelter,’ ‘Grey Gardens’

E.C. Osondu G'07 Returns to Syracuse for Carver Reading Series March 25
Mar 20, 2015
Renowned fiction writer won Africa's top literary prize after graduating from Syracuse.

Syracuse Humanities Center Explores 'Hoodoo' Spirituality March 23
Mar 20, 2015
Professor Arthur Flowers is joined by scholars and practitioners for an afternoon of music, dance, and discussion.

Syracuse Honors Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo with Major Celebration April 2-3
Mar 20, 2015
More than 150 people from around the world are gathering for a series of scholarly presentations, roundtable discussions, and performances.

Lessons from the Fishbowl
Mar 23, 2015
Students from nearby Solvay High School make a splash in A&S during Biology Apprenticeship Day.

Atlanta Program Helps Students 'Discover' Heart of the South
Mar 23, 2015
More than a dozen A&S students are traveling to Atlanta in May for a four-day immersion program, designed to cultivate professional career opportunities.

Acclaimed Poet Ron Padgett Headlines Carver Reading Series April 1
Mar 25, 2015
Former New York School poet has had a recent string of hits, including "Collected Poems" (2013) and "How Long" (2011).

Filmmaker Dorit Naaman G'95 Returns to Syracuse to Explore 'Identity Politics' April 8-9
Mar 25, 2015
Naaman will present her film 'DIAdocuMEntARY: A Piece in My Puzzle' (2004) on Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Kittredge Auditorium. The following day, she will participate in an HC Mini-Seminar at 11:30 a.m. in room 304 of the Tolley Humanities Building.

Neuroscience Research Day Extends Registration Deadline
Mar 25, 2015
Due to overwhelming demand, registration has been extended for the Syracuse University Neuroscience Research Day, taking place on Friday, April 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center (801 University Ave.). The program, which includes a keynote address by renowned cognitive neuroscientist Sue Becker, is free and open to the public.