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2017 News and Events Archive

A&S Researchers Explore Link between Tropical Glaciers, Water Supply
Jan 3, 2017
A new paper co-authored by members of the Earth sciences department draws on cutting-edge research in the Peruvian Andes.

Art Historian Lectures on Dutch Genre Painting in the Hague
Jan 9, 2017
Wayne Franits, Distinguished Professor of Art History, delivered a keynote address at the world-famous Mauritshuis museum in The Hague (Netherlands).

Syracuse Professor Serving as Deputy Director of Premier Physics Institute
Jan 9, 2017
Professor Mark Bowick has been appointed deputy director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara, California.

Vivian May, Visionary Humanist
Jan 10, 2017
The Humanities Center director is an authority on the black feminist "love-politics" of Anna Julia Cooper.

Power and Places Inform Student’s Poetry
Jan 11, 2017
Coronat Scholar Farrell Greenwald Brenner ’17 is celebrating the debut of her first published collection poems.

Biology Professor Recognized for Innovative Teaching
Jan 11, 2017
Jason Wiles, associate professor of biology, receives the Teaching Excellence Award from the Association of College & University Biology Educators.

Share your Orange—Alumni Volunteers Needed
Jan 12, 2017
Alumni volunteers are sought to help provide valuable job shadow experience to students over Spring Break. (Video)

Let the Lava Flow
Jan 12, 2017
There's nothing like a fresh lava pour to warm up a cold Syracuse evening. (Video)

Stromer-Galley Secures $11.5 Million for Decision-Making Research
Jan 23, 2017
A team of researchers from Syracuse University, the University of Arizona, Colorado State University and SRC Inc. is developing a web-based application aimed at improving reasoning.

Former Syracuse Religion Scholar Huston Smith Mourned
Jan 23, 2017
Smith profoundly changed the way students and scholars approached the study of religion through his popular book, "The Religions of Man".

The Science of Shipwrecks
Jan 26, 2017
A legendary Honors course, taught by Cathryn Newton, uses maritime tragedies to illuminate both science and human culture.

Physicist to be Recognized by National Academy of Sciences
Jan 26, 2017
Professor Peter R. Saulson is a joint recipient of the 2017 NAS Award for Scientific Discovery for his role in LIGO's detection of gravitational waves.

Africa Initiative Hosts Kwame Dixon Talk, Book Signing
Jan 31, 2017
Dixon, assistant professor of African American studies, will discuss Afro-Brazil and the global struggle for human rights on Thursday, Feb. 2, in 319 Sims Hall.

Imagining Governance: A Q&A with Jack Manno G'03
Feb 1, 2017
Manno, a professor at Syracuse and SUNY ESF, looks to Native values to heal the environment.

Art Historian Appointed Distinguished Professor
Feb 1, 2017
Wayne Franits is awarded one of the University’s highest faculty honors, in recognition of his outstanding scholarly contributions to 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art.