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2016 News and Events Archive

Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop, Implement Strategies for New Antibiotics
Aug 17, 2016
Biologist Anthony Garza and chemist Yan-Yeung Luk respond to a public health crisis by "cloning" organic compounds from unculturable bacteria.

Physicist Awarded NSF Grant to Study Collective Behavior of Active Matter
Aug 17, 2016
Distinguished Professor M. Cristina Marchetti will use mathematical modeling to understand how energy is converted into motion and function.

Syracuse, Cal State Fullerton Awarded Grant to Enhance Diversity in Astrophysics
Aug 19, 2016
Syracuse professors Duncan Brown and Stefan Ballmer are using an NSF grant to help recruit and train students from underrepresented groups.

Sociology Department Presenting at ASA Conference in Seattle
Aug 20, 2016
Professors, Ph.D. students and researchers from the Department of Sociology are participating in the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle, Aug. 20-23.

Karen Doherty Named Fellow of American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Aug 29, 2016
Doherty, professor and chair of communications sciences and disorders, will be honored at the annual ASHA Convention in Philadelphia.

La Casita to Host ‘¡Familia!’ and Latino Baseball Exhibits, Baseball Panel Discussion Sept. 15-16
Aug 31, 2016
Special guests include former Major League players Carlos Baerga and Cándido “Candy” Maldonado.

Looking for a Needle in the Haystack
Sep 6, 2016
Deithard Struelens G'17, a member of the Janklow Arts Leadership Program, has traveled the world, only to discover that what he has been searching for, the whole time, is at Syracuse.

2016-17 Syracuse Symposium Addresses Questions of 'Place'
Sep 6, 2016
The Syracuse University Humanities Center highlights the interdisciplinary contributions of key scholars, artists, authors and performers.

Sandra Hewett: 'Science Is Hard Work, but It’s Fun'
Sep 6, 2016
Hewett is the inaugural Beverly Petterson Bishop Professor of Neuroscience, as well as the director of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Studies Program.

Human Rights Film Festival Announces Lineup
Sep 8, 2016
The Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival returns for its 14th year, showcasing the work of several international filmmakers.

Syracuse Symposium Begins Yearlong Examination of ‘Place’
Sep 14, 2016
Opening events include a concert by Mande Strings (Sept. 20), a lecture by youth activist Shawn Ginwright (Sept. 21) and a symposium and print fair devoted to contemporary printmaking (Sept. 23-25).

Chemistry Professor Receives Five-Year NIH Award
Sep 16, 2016
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Ivan Korendovych, assistant professor of chemistry, a Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award to study catalytic activity in neurodegenerative diseases, drug resistance and new antimicrobial therapies.

Anthony Davis to Address Music, Social Justice Sept. 26
Sep 16, 2016
Renowned composer and experimental pianist Anthony Davis will discuss "Opera and Black Lives Matter: Music and Social Justice," as part of the 2016 African American Studies Colloquium.

“What Are Nuns Really Up To?”
Sep 16, 2016
Sandra Schneiders, Professor Emerita of New Testament Studies and Christian Spirituality at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif., will deliver this year's Borgognoni Lecture on Monday, Oct. 10, in Maxwell Auditorium.