Orange Alert

News from 2021


(May 4, 2021)

Dr. Gezzer Ortega ’03 to Deliver Remarks at 2021 A&S | Maxwell Undergraduate Convocation

Ortega's speech will highlight how a liberal arts education has been foundational to his work as a physician.

Nidaa Crouse College Steps

(May 3, 2021)

Through Poetry, Nidaa Aljabbarin ’22 Shares Her Personal Journey as a Syrian Refugee

Her internationally-recognized poem, “The Day I Left,” details her family's final day at their home in Syria.

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(April 26, 2021)

Pair of A&S Faculty Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

George M. Langford and Virginia Burrus join Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Martin Luther King, Jr., as members of the Academy.

Dylan Bryant in La Rioja

(April 23, 2021)

Alumni Postcards: Dylan Bryant ’20

Bryant has spent the academic year teaching in La Rioja, Spain.

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(May 19, 2021)

Virtual Platform, In-Person Feel: Innovating at the A&S Undergraduate Research Festival

Over 300 people attended the event which featured undergraduate research spanning the humanities and sciences.

Michael Marciano

(April 16, 2021)

FNSSI’s Mike Marciano Appointed to Committee that Oversees NYS Forensic Lab Accreditation

Marciano joins a group of crime experts to ensure that forensic work within state and local crime laboratories is conducted accurately.

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(April 5, 2021)

Can a 3D Printed Beetle Model Simulate the Real Thing?

A&S biologist contributes to paper on the feasibility of using 3D printed insects in mating studies.

Syracuse University Hall of Languages

(March 25, 2021)

New Interdisciplinary Offerings in A&S

The College of Arts and Sciences provides students with unique and innovative learning opportunities.

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(March 25, 2021)

New Study From A&S’ Department of Biology Highlights Ways to Support Students in Virtual Learning Environments

Eve Humphrey and Jason Wiles worked with SU students to investigate some of challenges and opportunities associated with virtual learning during the pandemic.

Families Sampling Carbonara on Zoom

(March 19, 2021)

Buon Appetito! LLL Provides SU Students a Virtual Taste of Italian Food and Culture

The one-credit course offered during Winterlude presented students with an opportunity to experience Italy from the comforts of their own kitchens.

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(March 18, 2021)

Using Syracuse Lava to Understand Metal Worlds

The Syracuse Lava Project explores what volcanoes might look like on metallic planets.

Terri Lyne Carrington

(March 12, 2021)

Grammy-Award Winning Musician Terri Lyne Carrington Headlines Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Public Affairs Lecture

Carrington will discuss her distinguished musical career and social justice work.

Group of Fulbright Scholars in Hungary

(March 9, 2021)

Navigating an International Fellowship During a Global Pandemic

Professor Scott Manning Stevens receives a Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Hungary and conduct research at ethnographic museums throughout the country.

Pete Robison

(March 4, 2021)

Giving Back to Honor a Great Mentor

Peter Robison ’78 Ph.D. recognizes a longtime biology professor by establishing an endowment to support student research.

Laura Marsolek

(March 4, 2021)

Florence Art Program Alum Discusses Her Passion for Jewelry on PBS Program

Laura Marsolek '13, '17 M.A. talks about her travels around the world studying historic jewelry traditions and her experiences shadowing master goldsmiths.

Hawa Ahmed

(Feb. 22, 2021)

Narratio Film Screening Offers a Glimpse Into the Lives, Identities and Memories of Resettled Refugee Youth in Syracuse

The virtual event will feature a conversation with the 2020 Narratio Fellows and artist-in-residence and Romanian filmmaker Ana Vîjdea.

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(Feb. 19, 2021)

WAC Wins CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence

The selection committee described WAC as a strong comprehensive writing program.

Carole Leland

(Feb. 19, 2021)

Carole Leland ’56 Honored with Prestigious ATHENA Leadership Award

Leland joins past Global ATHENA award winners Billie Jean King and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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(Feb. 17, 2021)

Major Science Grants Awarded to A&S Researchers in 2020

A&S faculty received funding from organizations including the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense.

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