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2016 News and Events Archive

Open to Change
Feb 16, 2016
Courtney Rosser ’16 is parlaying her Neuroscience Integrated Learning Major (ILM) into a career in healthcare communications.

Humanities Center Closes out Month with High-Profile Events
Feb 17, 2016
The lineup features ethnomusicologist Jonathan Dueck (Feb. 22), social activist Alicia Garza (Feb. 23), digital humanist Lori Emerson (Feb. 25-26), and black feminist Gloria Joseph (Feb. 29).

Network with A&S Alumni over Spring Break
Feb 18, 2016
A new program in Advising & Career Services enables students to interact with alumni nationwide via face-to-face, phone, or Skype.

A&S Alumna to Receive FOCUS Wisdom Keeper Award
Feb 19, 2016
SUNY Upstate geriatrician Sharon Brangman '77 is lauded for being an "inspiration, role model, advocate, and teacher."

On Her Own Two Feet
Feb 22, 2016
Deyara Tabu Morris ’16, a double major in mathematics and art & music histories, credits A&S for letting her "spread her wings."

Legendary Feminist Gloria Joseph to Visit Syracuse Feb. 29
Feb 23, 2016
The former Cornell professor and administrator has spent more than 60 years addressing the injustices of racism, sexism, and homophobia.

No Place Like Home
Feb 25, 2016
Bill Lentz '16, a double major in physics and applied mathematics, considers Syracuse "home away from home," despite a daily commute to campus.

‘Father of Posthumanism’ to Serve as CNY Humanities Corridor Visiting Collaborator
Feb 29, 2016
Cary Wolfe, the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English and director of the Center for Critical and Cultural Theory at Rice University, headlines three public events, March 9-11.

Humanities Center Announces March Lineup
Feb 29, 2016
Guest speakers include hip-hop activist and Public Enemy associate Harry Allen, Spanish novelist Laura Freixas, and cultural theorist Cary Wolfe.

Syracuse Chemists Combine Biology, Nanotechnology to Create Alternate Energy Source
Feb 29, 2016
A new article from the Maye Research Group highlights cross-cutting work in nanoscience and self-assembly.

Syracuse Chemist Awarded American Diabetes Association Grant
Mar 1, 2016
James Hougland, assistant professor of chemistry, is using the award to research a "biochemical avenue" that can help treat Type 2 diabetes.

Conference Honors 16th-Century Artist, Architect Giorgio Vasari
Mar 1, 2016
The Florence Graduate Program in Renaissance Art, based in the Department of Art & Music Histories, is co-organizing a conference in Italy to commemorate the 450th anniversary of Vasari's renovation of Santa Croce.

Humanities Center Examines Continued Relevance of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ March 9
Mar 3, 2016
Kevin Maillard, a professor in the Syracuse University College of Law, will discuss why Harper Lee's classic novel is still essential reading, 56 years after its publication.

Singer Ola Onabulé, Hip-Hop Activist Harry Allen to Visit Syracuse March 22-23
Mar 9, 2016
The Syracuse University Humanities Center will present a lecture-recital by British-Nigerian singer and record executive Ola Onabulé, followed by a discussion with Harry Allen about his involvement with the acclaimed hip-hop group Public Enemy.

The Psychology of Robots
Mar 9, 2016
A new cognitive science course, taught by Michael Kalish, professor of psychology, enables students to use robots to study the foundations of information processing. (VIDEO)