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2016 News and Events Archive

Alumnus Credits Success to Inspiration, Elbow Grease
Sep 20, 2016
Aaron Krouse '92, president and CEO of Scrub Daddy, recently visited Orange Central to discuss how a liberal arts degree has triggered entrepreneurial success. VIDEO

Mathematician Lauded for Contributions to Complex Geometry
Sep 20, 2016
Yuan Yuan, assistant professor of mathematics, has been recognized with a Simons Collaboration Grant and a speaking engagement at the International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians.

Acclaimed Novelist Dana Spiotta to Read at YMCA Arts Branch Sept. 30
Sep 21, 2016
Spiotta, associate professor of English, hits literary pay dirt with her latest novel, "Innocents and Others" (Scribner, 2016).

Internship + Hard Work = Full-Time Job
Sep 21, 2016
Less than a month into their senior year, Jean Degraphe and Anthony Rumi have full-time jobs waiting for them after graduation.

CNY Humanities Corridor, Mellon Foundation Mark 10 Years Together
Sep 28, 2016
Lubin House in New York City hosted a celebration of one of the academic humanities' most successful partnerships.

Professor Examines Link Between Sleep, Aphasia Recovery
Sep 28, 2016
Ellyn Riley, assistant professor of communications sciences and disorders, thinks improving speech-therapy outcomes "rests" in treating sleep disorders.

Can We All Get Along?
Sep 28, 2016
Keith Bybee, professor of political science in the Maxwell School, explores the public’s endless fascination with civility in his latest, aptly titled book, “How Civility Works” (Standard Briefs, 2016).

Black & Banned!
Sep 29, 2016
Bird Library hosted the fifth annual Black & Banned Campus Read-In, part of Banned Books Week. Featured were selections by African American authors that frequently have been banned or challenged. VIDEO

The Perfect Existence
Sep 30, 2016
Friends and colleagues remember Pedro Cuperman, Argentine scholar and founder of Point of Contact, who died at age 80.

Religion Professor Explores Ancient Christian Practice
Oct 3, 2016
Virginia Burrus, professor of religion, has spent the last year as part of the Poetics of Christian Performance research group at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem.

North Indian Musicians, USC Visual Historian Part of Syracuse Symposium Lineup, Oct. 4-14
Oct 3, 2016
Syracuse Symposium continues yearlong exploration of "Place" with lectures, workshops, readings and concerts.

Skä•noñh Center Hosts Wooden Stick Festival Oct. 8
Oct 5, 2016
The Skä•noñh—Great Law of Peace Center celebrates the history and legacy of lacrosse, as it was played more than a thousand years ago by the Haudenosaunee.

Education Activist Jonathan Mooney to Deliver Milton Lecture Oct. 19
Oct 5, 2016
Mooney is the co-author of the best-selling "Learning Outside the Lines" (Touchstone, 2000), and is co-founder of the Project Eye-to-Eye.

New Stuttering Lab Builds on Rich Research Tradition
Oct 5, 2016
Victoria Tumanova, assistant professor of communications sciences and disorders, reaffirms the University's commitment to treating early childhood stuttering.

Kal Alston Appointed Interim Executive Director of Community Folk Art Center
Oct 5, 2016
"Alston will usher CFAC into a new era of educational and cultural discovery," Dean Ruhlandt says.