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2016 News and Events Archive

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.

Syracuse Symposium Invites People to Discover USC Visual History Archive Oct. 10
Oct 5, 2016
USC's online database features interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides.

From Battlefield to Classroom
Oct 10, 2016
About a dozen military veterans from around the country spent a week at Syracuse University this summer learning critical college skills with the Warrior Scholar Project. (VIDEO)

Author Nancy Sherman to read from her book "Afterwar" on October 14
Oct 11, 2016
The Syracuse University Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition will explore the aftermath of war during it's popular Nonfiction Reading Series.

Chemistry department awarded over $700,000 to support graduate diversity
Oct 11, 2016
A new 3-year grant from the United States Department of Education will help Syracuse University strongly recruit women and minorities into the the field of chemistry.

Duncan Brown to be Inducted as Inaugural Brightman Endowed Professor Oct. 20
Oct 13, 2016
Brown is a world-renowned expert in gravitational-wave astronomy and astrophysics.

Joseph Paulsen Lab Awarded Grant from American Chemical Society
Oct 14, 2016
Assistant Professor Joseph Paulsen is using a two-year, $110,000 grant award to advance his understanding of soft-matter physics. VIDEO

Democratizing Knowledge
Oct 17, 2016
The Mellon-funded DK Summer Institute focuses on knowledge production to create a more "just academy."

Women’s & Gender Studies to Host Alumni Panel Discussion Oct. 20
Oct 17, 2016
Brittany Brathwaite '13 and Erin Carhart '14, employees of KIMBRITIVE and Planned Parenthood, respectively, will discuss what you can do with a WGS degree.

Professor to be Recognized by American Public Health Association
Oct 18, 2016
Robert Rubinstein, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology in the Maxwell School, will receive APHA's prestigious Victor Sidel and Barry Levy Award for Peace.

Simon Catterall Elected American Physical Society Fellow
Oct 18, 2016
Catterall receives one of physics' highest honors for his contributions to lattice field theory.

Psychology Professors to Reduce Stimulant Misuse on College Campuses
Oct 20, 2016
Professors Kevin Antshel, Stephen Maisto and Aesoon Park have been awarded a grant from the Shire company to design a "prevention intervention" program for freshmen.

Syracuse to Host Black Lives Matter Panel Discussion Nov. 9
Oct 20, 2016
The Department of African American Studies will examine the effect of the modern civil rights movement on art, history and literature.

English Department to Host Undergraduate Open House Nov. 2


Oct 21, 2016
Students are invited to find out about English and Textual Studies, one of A&S' most versatile degrees.

Syracuse Symposium to Host Mohawk Artist Alan Michelson Nov. 1-2
Oct 21, 2016
Michelson is a Mohawk member of the Six Nations of the Grand River and an award-winning artist.

The Metaphysics of Identity
Oct 26, 2016
Philosophy Professor André Gallois ponders ideas of persistence and change in his latest book.