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2016 News and Events Archive

Summer Networking Opportunities Extended
Jun 15, 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.

Professor Sheds Light on Origins of Jewish Fiction
Jun 17, 2016
A new book by Ken Frieden, the B.G. Rudolph Professor of Jewish Studies, examines the link between the Hebrew revival and Jewish travel literature.

Relishing the Global Classroom
Jun 17, 2016
Frederick Cieri ’17 has been awarded a Boren Scholarship to visit São Paulo, Brazil, for a year to pursue Portuguese and Brazilian studies.

Enhanced Perception
Jun 17, 2016
The Center for Autism Research in Electrophysiology (CARE) Lab is researching evidence of heightened perception among children with Autism.

Sight and Sound in Renaissance and Baroque Europe
Jun 20, 2016
Gary Radke, professor emeritus of art history, and Amanda Winkler, associate professor of music history & cultures, lead a week-long seminar on Renaissance and Baroque culture at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

Professors Look to Geologic Past to Predict Future Environmental Conditions
Jun 22, 2016
Members of the Department of Earth Sciences are using an NSF grant to study environmental conditions in Antarctica, tens of millions of years ago.

Make Your Mark
Jun 23, 2016
Members of the Class of 2016 are challenging alumni to make 1,870 gifts in 44 days. Find out how you can "Make Your Mark," while supporting the College of Arts and Sciences. The deadline is Thursday, June 30.

Syracuse, SUNY-ESF Faculty Win Grant to Advance Appreciation for Onondaga Lake
Jun 23, 2016
A new collaborative project enables primary and secondary students to tackle local environmental issues, while appreciating their cultural and spiritual impact.

Biologists Use Federal Grant to Advance Epigenetics
Jun 23, 2016
The Eleanor Maine Research Lab will study the mechanisms and developmental importance of meiotic silencing.

Professor Accepts Yearlong Appointment at University of Ghana
Jun 30, 2016
Horace Campbell, professor of African American studies and political science, will occupy the Kwame Nkrumah Chair in Ghana's Institute of African Studies.

Alumni Win Awards for Scholarly Writing
Jul 6, 2016
Graduates of the Composition and Cultural Rhetoric Doctoral Program are being lauded for writing-pedagogy excellence.

Scientist Awarded Grants from ALS, Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Jul 7, 2016
Carlos Castañeda, assistant professor of biology and chemistry, will use his funding to explore the role of proteins in neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases.

Physicists Discover Family of Tetraquarks
Jul 7, 2016
Professor Tomasz Skwarnicki and Ph.D. student Thomas Britton G'16 confirm the existence of an "exotic" particle, while uncovering evidence of three others.

Philosophy of Success
Jul 11, 2016
Ann Gualtieri '75 draws on her philosophy training to achieve business success.

University Mourns Loss of Author, War Correspondent Michael Herr '61
Jul 13, 2016
The Syracuse native helped galvanize New Journalism with the Vietnam War classic "Dispatches" (Vintage Books, 1977).