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2016 News and Events Archive

Syracuse Physicist Awarded Simons Foundation Collaboration Grant
Apr 13, 2016
M. Lisa Manning, associate professor of physics, is part of a $10 million multinational project, studying the nature of glass.

Linguist Profile: Jaklin Kornfilt
Apr 14, 2016
Jaklin Kornfilt, professor of linguistics in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, credits her success to a multilingual upbringing, luck, and early-morning classes.

Syracuse Professor Using German Fellowship to Study Religion, Senses
Apr 15, 2016
James Watts, professor of religion, is completing a visiting fellowship at Ruhr University in Germany, where he has been studying the interaction between religion and the senses.

Saints, Cyborgs, Monsters
Apr 18, 2016
John W. Borchert G'13, a Ph.D. student in religion, has designed a course that looks at religion, technology, and practices of embodiment.

Community Folk Art Center to Present Ben Williams April 22
Apr 19, 2016
The Grammy Award-winning bassist will headline CFAC's "Evening of Jazz and Wine."

Humanities Center Examines Issues of 'Broad Societal Concern'
Apr 20, 2016
Upcoming events include presentations by Barefoot College’s "Bunker" Roy and Meagan Fallone, in conjunction with Earth Day.

A&S Sweeps Meredith Awards
Apr 21, 2016
Robert Doyle, professor of chemistry, has been appointed the 2016-19 Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence. Five other A&S professors are receiving Meredith Teaching Recognition Awards.

A Nurturing Environment
Apr 22, 2016
After earning a masters in linguistics from Syracuse 10 years ago, Vincent Chanethom has gone on to earning his doctorate, and will soon begin as an assistant professor at George Mason University.

Kenneth Baynes Appointed Tolley Professor in Humanities
Apr 25, 2016
The acclaimed professor of philosophy and political science will spend the next two years exploring the theme of "Identity/Identities."

Alumni Networking over Break
Apr 26, 2016
A&S students can make the most of their summer break visiting with various alumni all over the country for invaluable job shadowing and coffee chats. (VIDEO)

Do What You Like
Apr 26, 2016
Tom Nardacci '96, CEO and founder of Gramercy Communications, is proof that a strong liberal arts education can give young entrepreneurs a competitive edge.

Syracuse Professor to Receive SUNY Honorary Degree May 22
Apr 27, 2016
Samuel Gorovitz, professor of philosophy and former dean of A&S, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree, in recognition of his contributions to medical science.

Undergraduate Receives Two Awards from American Society of Plant Biology
Apr 27, 2016
Snigdha Chatterjee ’17 is the only undergrad in the nation to receive the highly competitive travel grant, which will allow her to complete and present her plant research broadly.

Two A&S Professors to Receive Top Awards for Teaching excellence
Apr 28, 2016
Professors Ramesh Raina and Sascha Scott will be honored at this spring's advancement ceremonies for their outstanding work with graduate level students.

A Seat at the Table
May 2, 2016
The Janklow Arts Leadership Program and Skaneateles Festival co-hosted a roundtable discussion, featuring leaders of some of New York State's largest arts organizations, to examine the growing importance of cultural tourism.