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Recent Updates
EHN Engaged Communities Cohort members meeting around large conference table

(Sept. 21, 2023)

Grants from the Engaged Humanities Network Support 11 Community-Oriented Projects

The interdisciplinary projects, which include faculty and students from schools, colleges and units across Syracuse University, explore a range of contemporary topics such as environmental justice, Indigenous language preservation and fermentation.

Police scientist notes serial number on sealed firearm in crime lab, conceptual image

(Sept. 21, 2023)

Through Hands-On Experiences, the Forensic Science Institute is Nurturing the Next Generation of Investigators

The Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute offers three unique courses that prepare students to make an immediate impact in the field of firearms analysis.

Carlos Castaneda and Jessica MacDonald

(Sept. 14, 2023)

Setting the Agenda in Biology Research: Two A&S Faculty Members Join NIH Peer-Review Committees

Associate Professors Carlos Castañeda and Jessica MacDonald have accepted standing memberships with NIH study sections, with terms that began this July.

A&S biologists Angela Oliverio, left, and Hannah Rappaport at the United States’ largest geothermal lake at Lassen Volcanic National Park in California.

(Aug. 30, 2023)

Exploring the Existence of Life at 125°F

A&S biologists study the mechanisms that have allowed microbial eukaryotes to thrive in the extreme conditions of a geothermal lake.

Purple flowers with Hall of Languages in the background.

(Aug. 24, 2023)

A&S Welcomes 21 New Forward-Thinking Faculty

Meet the new professors starting at the College of Arts and Sciences this fall.