Orange Alert

Join us at Orange Central!

Special events through the College of Arts & Sciences will showcase the some of the best that Syracuse has to offer.

Sept. 18, 2017, by Robert M Enslin

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Syracuse University is finalizing plans for Orange Central 2017 (Oct. 5-8). We invite you to join us for an exciting weekend of reunion festivities, campus tours, academic events and more.

To register, or update a previous registration, visit or call the Office of Alumni Engagement at 315.443.3258.

Highlights in the College of Arts and Sciences include:

M. Lisa Manning

THE PHYSICS OF CANCER Friday, October 6 3-4 p.m. Physics Building, Room 202-204

Lisa Manning, associate professor of physics, will discuss her latest research into cancer-cell behavior–specifically, how and when cells are able to leave tumors. She will discuss how cell shape and cell mechanics are used to quantify tumor invasiveness, in hopes of giving patients the treatment they need.


STARGAZING AT HOLDEN OBSERVATORY Friday, October 6  7:30-9 p.m. Holden Observatory

Join professors and graduate students from the Department of physics for a special look at the nighttime sky. Climb the winding staircase of Holden Observatory, the second-oldest building on campus, and peer through its magnificent, 1887 telescope. (Weather permitting.)

Dean Karin Ruhlandt

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DEAN’S BREAKFAST Saturday, October 7 9-10 a.m. Lundgren Room, 106 Life Sciences Complex

Join A&S Dean Karin Ruhlandt for a free continental breakfast, in which she will highlight the College’s ongoing initiatives and discuss priorities for the coming year.

Save the dates for Orange Central 2017, and plan for an unforgettable weekend on the SU campus. Join thousands of alumni, students, faculty, as we celebrate all things Orange. 

For more information about all the exciting events at Orange Central 2017, visit

We look forward to seeing you in October!


M. Lisa Manning William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Physics

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Robert M Enslin