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2016 News and Events Archive

Syracuse Physicists Achieve Success with Shape-Shifting Water Droplets
Mar 10, 2016
A team of researchers, led by Professor Mark Bowick, says such work may have important implications for soft robotics.

Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
Mar 10, 2016
Kwame Dixon, assistant professor of African American studies, offers a compelling look at the political activism of Afro-Brazilians.

Laura Freixas to Serve as Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in Humanities March 29-April 8
Mar 16, 2016
Freixas, an acclaimed author, scholar, and teacher, is one of the most important feminist voices in Spanish literature.

Peer to Peer
Mar 16, 2016
Members of the Department of Biology have published an article about the impact of Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) on minority students in the STEM fields.

Beauty, Performance and Sexual Identitiy
Mar 17, 2016
Visiting author and scholar, Jennifer Tyburczy will reflect on her new book, “Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display” on March 24.

Graduate Religion Conference Encourages Unexpected Encounters
Mar 17, 2016
Pamela Klassen, an expert in the anthropology of religion at the University of Toronto, is this year's keynote speaker.

Humanities Center to Host Dinner-Workshop on ‘Urban Acupuncture’ March 24
Mar 17, 2016
Students in Marilyn Higgins and Anne Mosher's GEO 500 course will present ideas for revitalizing Syracuse neighborhoods.

La Casita Celebrates 'Diversity in Reading' in April
Mar 18, 2016
La Casita Cultural Center is presenting a variety of events, designed to raise awareness of and support for its bilingual library.

Syracuse Professor Eyes New Books, International Humanities Appointment
Mar 22, 2016
"Keeping busy is the key to happiness," says Gregg Lambert, Dean's Professor of the Humanities and director of The Central New York Humanities Corridor.

NSF Underwrites National, International Projects in Mathematics Department
Mar 22, 2016
Students and faculty in the Department of Mathematics are benefiting from three major grant awards from the National Science Foundation.

Syracuse Professor Eyes New Books, International Humanities Appointment
Mar 22, 2016
"Keeping busy is the key to happiness," says Gregg Lambert, Dean's Professor of the Humanities and director of The Central New York Humanities Corridor.

The Human Trace
Mar 23, 2016
Lauret Savoy G’90, professor of environmental studies and geology at Mount Holyoke College and a Ph.D. alumna of A&S, works at the nexus of natural and cultural history.

Howl in the World?
Mar 24, 2016
Biology postdoc Holly Root-Gutteridge has determined that wolves, coyotes, and domestic dogs have regional dialects.

Fragments of the Imagination
Mar 24, 2016
Professor Suzanne Baldwin and postdoc Jayeshkumar Das are among a group of Earth scientists looking at 4-billion-year-old lunar fragments.

From Classroom to Courtroom
Mar 24, 2016
Jesse Feitel '13, G'16 triumphed at one of the University's most prestigious moot court competitions.