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2016 News and Events Archive

Physicist Secures Grant to Study Interstellar Processes
Jul 15, 2016
Professor Gianfranco Vidali will use an NSF grant award to study molecular behavior in the densest region of interstellar space.

A Trusted Advisor
Jul 19, 2016
Biology professor Kari Segraves has been named the inaugural "Mentor of the Year" by Syracuse's Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising.

Physicist Awarded Grant to Assess Authenticity of Gravitational-Wave Signals
Jul 21, 2016
Peter Saulson, the Martin A. Pomerantz '37 Professor of Physics, is using a three-year, $750,000 NSF grant to help LIGO distinguish between actual astronomical events and instrumental artifacts.

Physicist Awarded Grant to Assess Authenticity of Gravitational-Wave Signals
Jul 21, 2016
Peter Saulson, the Martin A. Pomerantz '37 Professor of Physics, is using a three-year, $750,000 NSF grant to help LIGO distinguish between actual astronomical events and instrumental artifacts.

James Karman G’76 Devotes Career to Studying One of America’s Great Poets
Aug 2, 2016
Karman, a professor emeritus at California State University, Chico, is an authority on the late American poet Robinson Jeffers.

Professor Awarded Inaugural Fellowship at Western Sydney University
Aug 2, 2016
Gregg Lambert, Dean's Professor of the Humanities and director of The CNY Humanities Corridor, is part of the inaugural class of Western Sydney University's College of Fellows.

Physicists Awarded NSF Grant to Study Cancer-Cell Behavior
Aug 3, 2016
Professors Lisa Manning, Cristina Marchetti and Jennifer Schwarz are using soft-matter physics to find a cure for cancer.

Syracuse Researchers Confirm Marine Animals Live Longer at High Latitudes
Aug 3, 2016
David Moss, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Earth Sciences, is the lead author of a groundbreaking article in "The Proceedings of the Royal Society B."

A Different View of Sound
Aug 8, 2016
Researchers in the Gebbie Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic use ultrasound technology to help kids with speech difficulties "see" how to form word-sounds correctly. (VIDEO)

Biologist Awarded NIH Grant to Study Link Between Early-Development Stress, Adult Disease
Aug 10, 2016
Assistant Professor Sarah Hall is using a microscopic worm to better understand human gene activity.

Syracuse Hosts International Workshop, Conference on Representation Theory Aug. 10-19
Aug 10, 2016
The University is the first U.S. host of the biennial Workshop and International Conference on Representations of Algebras (ICRA), devoted to the study of abstract algebraic structures.

M. Cristina Marchetti Named Distinguished Professor
Aug 10, 2016
"Pioneering research" in theoretical soft matter physics lands Marchetti one the University's highest faculty honors.

African Lake Hold Clues to Ancient Climate History
Aug 10, 2016
Christopher Scholz, professor of Earth sciences, is the co-author of a new study about climate and ecological markers found in the sediment of East Africa's Lake Malawi.

Guidance from a ‘Leading Light’
Aug 12, 2016
Jenny Caplan G'15 has been selected by the Association for Jewish Studies to spend the next year studying under the incomparable Laura Levitt at Temple University.

Earth Sciences Chair Pursues Sideline as Guitarist
Aug 16, 2016
Geochemist Donald Siegel is a "rock star" on the stage and in the classroom.