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2016 News and Events Archive

A Moral Obligation
Nov 21, 2016
Ahmed Abdel Meguid, assistant professor of religion, reflects on being caught in the middle of the recent failed Turkish coup.

A Blueprint for Lithuanian Arts
Nov 23, 2016
Irena Alperyte, a Fulbright scholar from Lithuania, is studying arts and community engagement in the Janklow Arts Leadership Program.

Stanford’s Carla Shatz to Deliver Kameshwar C. Wali Lecture Dec. 8
Nov 23, 2016
Shatz, professor of biology and of neurobiology at Stanford, is the recipient of the 2016 Kavli Neuroscience Prize.

Music Historian Part of International Shakespeare Project
Nov 23, 2016
Amanda Eubanks Winkler, associate professor of music history and cultures, is using a major grant to study Restoration Shakespeare adaptations.

Two Minutes with Jaklin Kornfilt
Nov 23, 2016
A Q&A with the director of the Linguistic Studies and Computational Linguistics programs.

National Awards for Students in Auditory Research Lab
Nov 28, 2016
Members of Professor Kathy Vander Werff's lab are recognized for academic excellence.

Live Stream of 30th annual Graduate Symposium from Florence
Nov 28, 2016
Four graduate students in the Syracuse University in Florence Renaissance Art program will present their final research papers via live stream on Dec 1.

Mexican Immigration Scholar Gilberto Cárdenas to Visit Syracuse Dec. 1
Nov 29, 2016
Cárdenas has spent more than 40 years exploring the tension between Latino art and politics.

Digital Religion: 3D Temples, Confession Apps, Virtual Shrines
Nov 29, 2016
John W. Brochert G'13, a Ph.D. student in religion, has designed a course exploring the interface between religious practice and digital technology.

English Department Establishes Memorial Fellowship
Dec 5, 2016
The Joseph Hughes Memorial Summer Fellowship will support advanced Ph.D. candidates during the dissertation process.

M. Lisa Manning Awarded Simons Investigator Grant
Dec 5, 2016
M. Lisa Manning, associate professor of physics, is using part of a five-year grant award to explore mechanical models of cancer cell dynamics.

Play It Again, Sam
Dec 5, 2016
A brief Q&A with Sam Sampere, an instructional lab manager recognized by the American Association of Physics Teachers.

Discussing Philosophical Ethics Without Shouting
Dec 6, 2016
David Sobel, the Irwin and Marjorie Guttag Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy, is co-editor of PEA Soup, a popular blog devoted to philosophy, ethics and academia.

SUBE Harmonizes with Syracuse Chorale Dec. 10
Dec 7, 2016
The Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, based in A&S, rings in the holidays with the Syracuse Chorale on Saturday, Dec. 3, at DeWitt Community Church.