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2015 News and Events Archive

'Playing' It Forward
Jul 8, 2015
Nate Haddad '13 is parlaying his liberal arts training into volunteerism with AmeriCorps and Playworks.

All Systems Go
Jul 8, 2015
Samantha Usman '16, a double major in mathematics and physics, is recognized by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation for her out-of-this-world research.

‘New York Times’ Best-Selling Author to Deliver Fall Milton Lecture
Jul 14, 2015
William Deresiewicz, a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning essayist, and critic, will deliver this fall’s Milton First-Year Lecture on Monday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) in Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium

'The Real Thing'
Jul 14, 2015
Since graduating from Syracuse, composer John Liberatore '07 has earned a place for himself among the nation's musical elite.

Syracuse Physicists Confirm Existence of Rare ‘Pentaquarks’
Jul 14, 2015
Professors Sheldon Stone and Tomasz Skwarnicki are part of a team of researchers who have discovered hadrons with four quarks and one anti-quark, known as "pentaquarks."

Girls Just Want to Do Science!
Jul 14, 2015
About a dozen young girls spent the day interacting with real scientists at SU during a special summer STEM camp. (VIDEO)

Syracuse Physicists Awarded $3 Million Grant to Build Particle Detector
Jul 15, 2015
Members of the Department of Physics are constructing an upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.

Syracuse Philosophers Celebrate 10th Anniversary of SPAWN Series
Jul 17, 2015
Organizer Robert Van Gulick says it will be like a reunion, but with a new group of young scholars 'added in.'

A Precarious Balance
Jul 17, 2015
Biologist Jason Fridley works with scientists all over the globe to improve biodiversity management.

Syracuse Sociologists Shine at National Conference in Chicago
Jul 22, 2015
More than a dozen professors and graduate students are presenting their research at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

Psychologist Awarded $2.1 Million NIH Grant
Jul 30, 2015
Stephen Maisto, professor of psychology, is using a five-year, $2.1 million grant to study risky behavior among HIV-negative men.

From Battlefield to Bookworm
Aug 3, 2015
The new Warrior-Scholar Project prepares U.S. veterans for life on campus. (VIDEO)

Alumna Appointed National Portrait Gallery Historian
Aug 5, 2015
Kate Lemay ’01 is the new historian of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

Global to Local
Aug 5, 2015
The Writing Center, operated by The Writing Program in A&S, provides individualized instruction in all aspects—and genres—of writing.