Orange Alert


BioEssays journal cover, from Wiley.

(Sept. 30, 2020)

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Member’s Interdisciplinary Research Selected for Grant

Assistant Professor of Physics Alison Patteson’s research on the concept of “emergence” in living systems was selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to receive an Early-Concept Grant For Exploratory Research (EAGER) award on Sept. 12. The NSF selected Patteson’s proposal to be one of 33 funded from a pool of 800 entries. According to the NSF website, Patteson’s research was selected chiefly for its potential “to address grand challenges in fundamental research or in STEM education.”

(July 29, 2020)

BioInspired Institute Awarded NSF Grants to Study Material and Living Systems

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded major grants to members of Syracuse University’s BioInspired Institute, supporting their research into complex biological systems and innovative materials.

(June 12, 2020)

Physicist Awarded NSF Grant for Gravitational Wave Research

Using observations of neutron star collisions, Professor Duncan Brown will study the nature of matter.

Isabella Lee smiling.

(June 9, 2020)

Mastering the Challenges of STEM

ROTC cadet Isabella Lee is a physics and neuroscience major who perseveres through difficult work and then enjoys sharing what she’s learned with other students.

(June 1, 2020)

The Physics Behind Tissue Flow in the Embryo

A&S team’s research published in PNAS.

Telescopic image of the Andromeda galaxy.

(May 5, 2020)

Enrollment caps for PHY211 and AST101 raised for Summer Session I

Due to high demand for summer courses, the Physics Department, College of Arts & Sciences, and University College have increased the enrollment cap for two exciting summer courses at Syracuse University:

  • Astronomy 101 Our Corner of the University, and
  • Physics 211 General Physics I

Classes start May 18, so enroll today!

Jessica Stelzel

(April 10, 2020)

Physics Faculty Research Published in Scholarly Journals

Articles featured in Physical Review X and Physical Review Letters.

Woman wearing health mask

(April 2, 2020)

Physics Department Does its Part to Help Make Masks

Department joins in the effort to fight COVID-19.