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College Unveils Academic Strategic Plan

Jan 31, 2018
A&S Dean Karin Ruhlandt praises the document as a "roadmap for the future."

Alumnus Wins Inaugural Poetry Prize

Jan 18, 2018
Grady Chambers G’15 is the winner of the inaugural Max Ritvo Poetry Prize for his manuscript “North American Stadiums.”

New York Academy of Sciences Lauds Psychology Alumnus

Jan 4, 2018
William Aue G’14, who earned a Ph.D. in psychology, has been recognized by The New York Academy of Sciences for his study of how information is updated in memory.

Following Her Muse

Dec 22, 2017
Ruth Appelhof '65, G'74, G'80, G'89 is working on a book about Lee Krasner, who, along with her husband, Jackson Pollock, turned modern art on its side.

Society for New Music Premieres ‘Pushed Aside: Reclaiming Gage’ Jan. 21 at OnCenter

Dec 22, 2017
A new opera by Persis Vehar reconsiders the role of Syracuse native Matilda Joslyn Gage in the women's suffrage movement.

Feedback Sought on Presentations by Honors Director Finalists

Dec 12, 2017
Members of the campus community are encouraged to react to presentations by professors Chris E. Johnson and Danielle Taan Smith.

Life's Refrain: Standing up for the Underdog

Dec 5, 2017
"I feel good I've been able to help people," says Thelma Bonzek '43, a retired teacher living in Syracuse.

Physics Alumnus Wins Major Dissertation Award

Nov 27, 2017
The American Physical Society recognizes Nathan Jurik G'16 for his original Ph.D. work on pentaquarks.

John Quigley Joins College of Arts and Sciences as Assistant Dean for Advancement

Nov 13, 2017
Quigley previously worked at Cornell University and the University of Colorado Boulder.

Alumnus Puts Heart, Mind into Global Relief Efforts

Oct 20, 2017
In addition to being a top-rated internist, Christopher Barley ’89 is president of CITTA, a nonprofit organization, with hospitals in India, Nepal, and Mexico, that delivers free medical care to nearly half a million people.

Finding Common Ground

Sep 21, 2017
Student research in the humanities is building bridges to the arts, natural sciences and social sciences.

Triple Triumph

Sep 21, 2017
A new book, co-edited by A&S professors Samuel Gorovitz and Cathryn Newton, reveals the untold stories of three women who shatter medicine's glass ceiling.

Join Us for Law Week 2017

Sep 20, 2017
Interested students and alumni are invited to attend Law Week (Sept. 25-28), a series of workshops and seminars designed to help with the law school application process.

Join us at Orange Central!

Sep 18, 2017
The College of Arts and Sciences invites you to join us for several special events presented by the College during Orange Central 2017

Exhibitions, Film Screening Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 13, 2017
La Casita Cultural Center presents the exhibition “Fusión Caribe: The History of Our Music”; Point of Contact, a Pedro Roth solo show titled "ALEPH."

Chocolate Me

Sep 12, 2017
Actor-singer Taye Diggs '93 returns to campus for a Sept. 16 book signing, as part of the Coming Back Together (CBT) reunion for African American and Latino alumni.

Hoop Dreams

Aug 25, 2017
Former student-athletes reunite for the first annual Coming Back Together (CBT) Celebrity Classic basketball game, Sept. 14 at Syracuse's Henninger High School.

Student Discovers Tuberculosis DNA in Dental Plaque of Smithsonian’s Anatomical Collection

Aug 18, 2017
Soleil Young '17 made the discovery as part of her Capstone Project in The Renée Crown University Honors Program.

Going Places

Aug 17, 2017
English major Santiago Quiñones ’90 is one of Hollywood's most sought-after production and location managers.

Motor City Mentor

Aug 14, 2017
David Bing '66, H'06, NBA legend and former Detroit mayor, will co-headline the Coming Back Together (CBT) reunion.

A Novel Approach to Philosophy

Aug 8, 2017
Carol V.A. Quinn G'02, scholar, teacher, author and activist, is grooming the next generation of young philosophers at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Life of Brian

Jul 24, 2017
Brian Benedik '93 has parlayed his liberal arts education into a successful career at the world's largest digital music streaming service.

Alumnus Posthumously Named to National Mining Hall of Fame

Jul 13, 2017
Vincent E. McKelvey '39, director of the U.S. Geological Survey during the 1970s, will be inducted into the NMHF in September.

The Language of Success

Jun 23, 2017
Rick Cieri ’17 and Andrew Scheuer G’17, members of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, will teach English abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Eying Medicine's Glass Ceiling

Jun 22, 2017
Anna Kahkoska ’13, a medical student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is drawing on her A&S training to help develop an innovative diabetes treatment.

Now Hiring

Jun 15, 2017
Ph.D. students in the Department of Philosophy continue to land tenure-track faculty positions, despite the narrowing job market.

Wonder Woman

Jun 8, 2017
Susan DeMar '02, a staffer at New Mexico State University, is helping women and underrepresented minorities shatter STEM's glass ceiling.

Syracuse University Brass Ensemble to Perform at Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

Jun 6, 2017
The 35-member group, based in the College of Arts and Sciences, will share the stage with brass bands from all over the world.

Syracuse Alumnus Instrumental in LIGO's Third Detection of Gravitational Waves

Jun 1, 2017
Alex Nitz G’15, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Albert Einstein Institute in Germany, helped detect a gravitational-wave signal with software he began developing at Syracuse.

New Books by Syracuse Professor Examine Post-Secular Politics, Religion, Philosophy

May 11, 2017
Gregg Lambert, director of the CNY Humanities Corridor and Dean's Professor of the Humanities, is the author of "Philosophy After Friendship" (2017) and "Return Statements" (2016).

The Face of Medicine

May 8, 2017
Plastic surgeon Larry Weinstein '75 restores hope and renews lives with his annual mission trips to India.

Heart of the Matter

May 3, 2017
Gerard Martin '78 is one of the nation's foremost authorities on pediatric cardiology and congenital heart disease.

Alumnus Named to Baking Hall of Fame

Apr 4, 2017
The American Society of Baking has inducted Marvin Lender ’63 into the Baking Hall of Fame. As co-owner of Lender’s Bagel Bakery, he helped revolutionize the marketing, distribution and sales of bagels throughout North America.

Alumnus Kevin Bell ’74 Joins Strategic Planning Process as Consultant

Mar 20, 2017
The longtime president and CEO of Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, Bell has decades of communications and strategic planning experience.

Biology Department to Launch Red-Tailed Hawk Nest Cam

Mar 20, 2017
Syracuse native Anne Marie Patti Higgins ’76, G’90 donates funds for the University's first live online nest cam, in memory of her husband, Thomas L'67.

On Borrowed Time

Mar 9, 2017
Despite calls for divestment, the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline signals a new chapter in the Standing Rock conflict.

Syracuse Symposium Announces Spring Schedule

Feb 6, 2017
The Humanities Center's yearlong series resumes its interdisciplinary study of "Place."

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.

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)

Vivian May, Visionary Humanist

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

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.

Rock and a Hard Place

Dec 13, 2016
Recent events at Standing Rock spark new questions about sacredness, the environment and tribal nation sovereignty.

Dollars and Sense

Dec 9, 2016
Financial advisor Alexander Kadish ’01 endows a scholarship for first-year A&S students.

Help students soar at the College of Arts and Sciences

Dec 8, 2016
You make it possible for our students to thrive in the College – the heart and soul of this great University. Thanks to generous support of alumni the College of Arts and Sciences is having an amazing year.

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.

National Awards for Students in Auditory Research Lab

Nov 28, 2016
Members of Professor Kathy Vander Werff's lab are recognized for academic excellence.

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.

A Legacy of Caring

Nov 16, 2016
Professor Marilyn Kerr's memory lives on, thanks to a new endowed fund benefiting the Department of Biology.

University Mourns Loss of Award-Winning Poet Lucia Perillo G'86

Nov 7, 2016
Perillo's work was shaped by her 28-year battle with multiple sclerosis.

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

Guidance from a ‘Leading Light’

Aug 12, 2016
Jenny Caplan G'15 has been selected by the Association for Jewish Studies to spend the next year studying under the incomparable Laura Levitt at Temple University.

James Karman G’76 Devotes Career to Studying One of America’s Great Poets

Aug 2, 2016
Karman, a professor emeritus at California State University, Chico, is an authority on the late American poet Robinson Jeffers.

University Mourns Loss of Author, War Correspondent Michael Herr '61

Jul 13, 2016
The Syracuse native helped galvanize New Journalism with the Vietnam War classic "Dispatches" (Vintage Books, 1977).

Philosophy of Success

Jul 11, 2016
Ann Gualtieri '75 draws on her philosophy training to achieve business success.

Make Your Mark

Jun 23, 2016
Members of the Class of 2016 are challenging alumni to make 1,870 gifts in 44 days. Find out how you can "Make Your Mark," while supporting the College of Arts and Sciences. The deadline is Thursday, June 30.

Carry That Weight

Jun 3, 2016
A cautionary tale about one alumna's battle with depression and poor body image.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Commencement

May 16, 2016
In 1969, Ph.D. student John G. Thomas couldn't wait to get his diploma. Then Uncle Sam called.

A&S Alumna Honored by MGH Institute of Health Professions

May 11, 2016
Jessica (Dembowski) Garrity ’06, G’08, a speech-language pathologist in Boston, is recognized for excellence in clinical supervision.

Do What You Like

Apr 26, 2016
Tom Nardacci '96, CEO and founder of Gramercy Communications, is proof that a strong liberal arts education can give young entrepreneurs a competitive edge.

A Nurturing Environment

Apr 22, 2016
After earning a masters in linguistics from Syracuse 10 years ago, Vincent Chanethom has gone on to earning his doctorate, and will soon begin as an assistant professor at George Mason University.

Christen Brandt ’10 Uses Media, Mentoring to Create Opportunities for Girls

Mar 24, 2016
The former magazine journalist is being honored for her work with She's the First, which raises money for scholarships for girls in low-income countries.

From Classroom to Courtroom

Mar 24, 2016
Jesse Feitel '13, G'16 triumphed at one of the University's most prestigious moot court competitions.

The Human Trace

Mar 23, 2016
Lauret Savoy G’90, professor of environmental studies and geology at Mount Holyoke College and a Ph.D. alumna of A&S, works at the nexus of natural and cultural history.

A&S Alumna to Receive FOCUS Wisdom Keeper Award

Feb 19, 2016
SUNY Upstate geriatrician Sharon Brangman '77 is lauded for being an "inspiration, role model, advocate, and teacher."

Network with A&S Alumni over Spring Break

Feb 18, 2016
A new program in Advising & Career Services enables students to interact with alumni nationwide via face-to-face, phone, or Skype.

Written in Stone

Feb 8, 2016
Bob Colley, founding editor of the award-winning 'Stone Canoe' arts journal, got his start in A&S.

Volunteers Needed for Child Behavior Research Study at SUNY Upstate

Jan 12, 2016
New study seeks children ages six to 12 and their parents, in hopes of changing the way mental health disorders are understood and diagnosed.

Georgia on Her Mind

Jan 8, 2016
Law school, volunteerism, and mentorships keep Coronat alumna Na'Tasha Webb-Prather '11 on the go.

Happy Holidays from A&S

Dec 17, 2015
Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season, filled with joy and happiness. May 2016 bring you good health, peace, and prosperity. The "Friday Five" will return on Friday, January 15.

An Examined Life

Dec 8, 2015
The Rev. Robert Grant '39 reflects on his time at Syracuse and how it prepared him for a life of faith, family, and work.

Pitch Perfect

Nov 22, 2015
Skylar Thomas ’15 is parlaying his liberal arts training into a successful professional soccer career.

Future Nurse Jackie

Oct 18, 2015
Jackie White ’14, a double major in biology and Spanish, has the prescription for success, as she prepares for a career as a physician assistant.

A&S Alumnus Michael Dwyer G’10 Publishes First Book

Aug 17, 2015
Michael Dwyer G'10 is the author of "Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties" (Oxford University Press, 2015), which he conceptualized as a Ph.D. student in the Department of English.

Alumna Appointed National Portrait Gallery Historian

Aug 5, 2015
Kate Lemay ’01 is the new historian of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

‘New York Times’ Best-Selling Author to Deliver Fall Milton Lecture

Jul 14, 2015
William Deresiewicz, a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning essayist, and critic, will deliver this fall’s Milton First-Year Lecture on Monday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) in Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium

'The Real Thing'

Jul 14, 2015
Since graduating from Syracuse, composer John Liberatore '07 has earned a place for himself among the nation's musical elite.

'Playing' It Forward

Jul 8, 2015
Nate Haddad '13 is parlaying his liberal arts training into volunteerism with AmeriCorps and Playworks.

Breanna Caires ‘15 Recognized for Scholarly Excellence

Jun 15, 2015
A graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications is the recipient of two awards for papers she wrote while pursuing a minor in the Department of Art and Music Histories (AMH), based in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Common Ground

Jun 4, 2015
Religion scholar Mehnaz Afridi '90, G'92 discusses her controversial path after Syracuse, and how the liberal arts have fed her soul.

A Passport to Opportunity

Jun 3, 2015
Nikkole Mojica ’15, a dual major in international relations and political science at Syracuse University, is proof of the long-term impact of study abroad.

A Lucrative Experience

Jun 3, 2015
A dual major in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Juan Alvarez Valentin '15 hopes to parlay his interest in all things visual into a career in law, perhaps involving communications or intellectual property.

Against All Odds

Jun 3, 2015
Poet Jessica Poli G'15 recently earned a master's degree from Syracuse University's top-ranked MFA Program in Creative Writing.

University Mourns Loss of Distinguished Archeologist

Jun 3, 2015
Theresa Howard Carter ’50 took the first photographs of what is believed to be King Midas’ Tomb in Turkey.

New Documentary 'Answers the Call' for Syracuse Alumnus

Apr 8, 2015
Producer Bryce Renninger '07 will return to campus on Thursday, April 16, to show and discuss his new documentary, 'HOTLINE.'

Arts and Sciences Alumna Writes Book on Iconic New York Restaurant

Oct 28, 2014
Elaine Freed Lindenblatt ‘62 takes readers on a trip down memory lane

Author. Activist. Alumnus.

Oct 21, 2014
Elliott DeLine ’12 launches latest book, reflects on Syracuse University experience

Erin Carhart ‘14: An Alumna for the Ages

Sep 17, 2014
Current national campus organizer for Planned Parenthood grateful for interdisciplinary experience with College of Arts and Sciences

Making the Grade

Sep 3, 2014
Chris Anderson G'15 plays a leadership role in student admissions

Geographer of Opportunity

Aug 27, 2014
CIA analyst-turned-professor Alan C. More ’69 owes his career to the liberal arts

A&S Alumna Wins University of Texas’ ‘Outstanding Teaching Award’

Aug 27, 2014
Mathematics professor Christina Graves G'05, G'09 known for 'liberal arts mindset'

A&S Alumnus Credits Career Success to Diverse Education

Aug 26, 2014
Andrew Frisina ’11: “Syracuse University spirit alive and relevant”

Writing her Future

Aug 12, 2014
Candace Smith ’05 parlays her English training into acting, writing

Giving ‘Voice’ to ‘The Times’

Jul 28, 2014
Ian Carlino ’13 accepts editorial position at The New York Times

Finding a Home at Syracuse University

Jul 28, 2014
Alexandra Gary ’14 explains why Syracuse University is so captivating

Arts and Sciences Alumnus Specializes in 'Age Management Medicine'

Jul 9, 2014
Desmond Ebanks '80 uses his liberal arts training to run an innovative medical practice

Arts and Sciences Alumna Charts Impressive Path

Jun 26, 2014
Dr. Alicia Carroll Credits Well-Rounded Education for Career Success

Alumnae Honored: Italy Magazine Names " Florence for Free" Top Travel Blog

Feb 12, 2014
Alumnae Meg Dillon G ’11 and Hannah Hartsig G ’11

Ciao Italy: Alumnae Tell Tales from Italian Adventures

Feb 12, 2014
Meg Dillon G ’11 and Hannah Hartsig G ’11 discuss experiences with SU's Graduate Art History Program in Florence

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