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Machia Headshot 2024

(June 18, 2024)

Assuring Academic Excellence

Professor Laura Machia named associate dean for academic initiatives and curriculum.

Cranford, NJ, USA April 15 The suburban town of Cranford, New Jersey in inundated with severe flooding following heavy rains

(June 17, 2024)

What’s Driving Increased Rainfall in the Eastern U.S.?

Thonis Family Professor Tripti Bhattacharya and postdoctoral researcher David Fastovich have received a three-year, $547,000 NSF grant to explore how ancient climate data can inform future forecasting.

Summer Exhibitions Curated by A&S Faculty

(June 13, 2024)

From Comics to Canvases: Exploring Diverse Cultural Contributions

Two A&S faculty, Will Scheibel and Scott Manning Stevens, curate thought-provoking summer exhibitions.

Crowd at A&S | Maxwell Convocation 2024

(May 17, 2024)

Looking Back at Convocation 2024

Explore some memorable moments from Convocation through these photo highlights.

Undergraduate Research Festival 2024 - Aerial

(April 22, 2024)

A&S Students Present Impressive Research at Annual Undergraduate Research Festival

Over 100 A&S students gathered at the Life Sciences Complex to showcase their findings for faculty, peers and guests.

Ling LeBeau and Steve Schaffling Accepting NAFSA Award

(June 10, 2024)

A&S | Maxwell Office of Academic and Career Advising Recognized for International Student Success Model

The team received the NAFSA Campus Internationalization award for their innovative initiative which offers customized programming to international students to boost their confidence in academics and career development.

Behzad Mortazavi and Kyung-ha Lee

(May 23, 2024)

A&S Dean Behzad Mortazavi Joins Syracuse University Leadership Team on Visit to South Korea

The group of deans, directors and professors met with representatives from Korean universities to explore collaborative opportunities.

Precession of an accretion disk

(May 22, 2024)

Scientists Spin Up a New Way to Unlock Black Hole Mysteries

Syracuse University astrophysicist co-authors a study in Nature that details how observations of a wobbling disk following a tidal disruption event can be used to estimate black hole spin.

Linguistics at Work Team at Cultures on the Quad 2024

(May 20, 2024)

A&S Linguistics Students Bring Scholarship into the Community

In Professor Amanda Brown’s Linguistics at Work class, students produced demos to teach people of all ages in Central New York about linguistics and language acquisition, processing and use.

Julie Albertson and John Nehme Graphic

(May 17, 2024)

A&S Advancement Welcomes Two Directors of Development

Julie Albertson and John Nehme ’08, G ’10, G’12 bring more than 40 years of combined fundraising experience to the College of Arts and Sciences.

Grace Laceby and Tessa O’Leary at Special Olympics event

(May 13, 2024)

Champions of Hearing Health

CSD students and faculty team up with Special Olympics New York to provide athletes with hearing screenings.

Marley Education Center Exterior

(May 9, 2024)

Psychology Makes a Big Move

Take a virtual walk-through of the newly renovated Marley Building, the centralized home for the Department of Psychology’s research, learning and counseling activities.

Brice Nordquist at Engaged Humanities Network Showcase 2024

(May 9, 2024)

Engaged Humanities Network Holds Showcase Highlighting Collaborative Community Work

The inaugural event at the Salt City Market included presentations and demonstrations by students, faculty and community members from over 20 different departments and organizations across Syracuse University and Central New York.

Bob Mankoff

(May 2, 2024)

‘How About Never?’ Capturing the Essence of Life in Cartoons

A&S alumnus Bob Mankoff’s liberal arts experience at Syracuse was a launchpad for a successful career in the cartoon industry.


(May 3, 2024)

From Proposal to Publication: CNY Humanities Corridor Nurtures Faculty Scholarship

2023-24’s supportive initiatives included first-ever campus visit from NEH official Claudia Kinkela, Minnowbrook writing retreat, panel discussion on open-access publishing and workshop to jumpstart summer writing.

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(May 2, 2024)

2024 Wasserstrom Prize for Graduate Teaching Presented to Physics Professor Christian Santangelo

Award given in memory of noted professor of English William Wasserstrom.

Packrats in a midden

(April 30, 2024)

A&S Biologist Calls for Protection and More Studies of Natural Time Capsules of Climate Change

Ancient rodent nests—or middens—offer critical ecological and evolutionary archives of the last 50,000 years. Katie Becklin helps lead an effort for midden preservation and study.

James Rolling Jr.

(May 1, 2024)

A&S Names Interim Chair of the Department of African American Studies

Professor James Haywood Rolling Jr., a faculty member of SOE, will serve a two-year term as interim chair of AAS.

Dean Karin Ruhlandt at a lectern

(May 1, 2024)

A&S Celebrates Exceptional Career of Dean Emerita Karin Ruhlandt

Ruhlandt, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, is renowned for her work with highly reactive metals.

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