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.
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.
Associate Professors Carlos Castañeda and Jessica MacDonald have accepted standing memberships with NIH study sections, with terms that began this July.
A&S biologists study the mechanisms that have allowed microbial eukaryotes to thrive in the extreme conditions of a geothermal lake.
Meet the new professors starting at the College of Arts and Sciences this fall.
Researchers from Syracuse University and the University of Minnesota find that warming trends will likely result in major disturbances of networks of fungi potentially harming forest resilience.
Professors James Crill and Steve Dorus have partnered with startup company Soos Technology L.T.D. to explore the mechanisms that allow sound wave energy to alter gene expression in fertilized chicken embryos.
Department of Physics Holds Second Annual Paid Internship Program for Aspiring Young Scientists in Syracuse
The Syracuse University Research in Physics program brings Syracuse City School District students to campus labs for six weeks of physics research.
Forensic Science Institute Partners with Leda Health to Explore Feasibility of Early Evidence Sexual Assault Kits
The self-collection kits would allow survivors of sexual assault to collect their own evidence privately in instances when they don’t have access to a local health care provider.
Syracuse University researchers explore how excess freshwater from climate change-associated events such as increased torrential rainstorms are impacting sea urchin survival.
Mend journal, an initiative started by writing and rhetoric professor Patrick W. Berry, celebrates the launch of its first issue.
EES Professor Tao Wen collaborates on a project evaluating the environmental risks and opportunities for managing millions of abandoned oil and gas wells.
A&S physicists design technology used at international lab to discover new information about what the Universe is made of.
Researchers at Syracuse University and Texas A&M use computer modeling to find out the sources of salinization and alkalinization in U.S. watersheds.
Maggie Sardino's '23 blog post has been featured in Humanities for All.
A&S professor Melissa Chipman was awarded National Science Foundation grant funding to study the ancient geochemistry of Arctic forests to understand interactions between boreal fire and climate change.
Mend journal showcases the experience of incarceration.
The lab is testing a cutting-edge method of brain stimulation to boost speech and language therapy.
The in-person reception featured nearly 50 books by SU authors spotlighting a range of cutting-edge research across campus.
Psychology Professor Aesoon Park was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to welcome undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds to Syracuse University for summer health research.
A&S Professor Claudia Miller Awarded Simons Laufer Mathematical Sciences Institute Research Professorship
Miller will study singularities in geometry at the Simons Laufer Mathematical Sciences Institute in Berkeley, California in spring 2024.
Over 100 A&S students honed their professional speaking experience by presenting their findings to faculty, peers and guests.
Professor Robert Doyle shared findings at the ACS spring meeting about a potential new drug which offers steady weight loss without common, unwanted side-effects.
A team of researchers, including Syracuse University physics professor Liviu Movileanu and postdoctoral researcher Mohammad Ahmad, have developed a broadly applicable nano-sensor capable of single-molecule precision.
A&S grad student Joy Nyokabi Karinge advocates for access to unsanitized history of Kenya and beyond.
Courtney Conte ’23 helped prepare a “stumbling stone” to remember Bob Hyman’s life.
Researchers from Syracuse University’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences published a study documenting erosion rates in the Andes Mountains.
EES professor Tripti Bhattacharya, physics professor Alison Patteson and chemistry professor Olga Makhlynets are recognized for their innovative and noteworthy research contributions.
With grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation, Olga Makhlynets is researching next-generation hydrogels and protein design.
Projects examine race and language, the genealogy of slavery, women’s marital rights in Arab nations and the impact of 1990s alternative rock.
Humanities Center fellowships and project grants support students' research on Druze culture, histories of self-harm, youth literacy and Black narratives from Syracuse schools’ desegregation era.
AMH Professor Ruth Opara will travel to Nigeria in May to explore music performance practices and develop a scholarly exchange program between students in Nigeria and Syracuse.
Paul Fitzgerald and a longtime friend-turned-scientific-collaborator published the study in Nature Communications.
A team of physicists devise a model that maps a star’s surprising orbit about a supermassive black hole – revealing new information about one of the cosmos’ most extreme environments.
A&S chemistry professor Atanu Acharya seeks to identify antibodies effective against all coronaviruses and variants.
Syracuse physics professor is leading an effort to translate research into real-world applications.
Researchers Reject 30-year-old Paradigm: The Emergence of Forests Did Not Reduce the Amount of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere
According to new research from a team of earth scientists including EES Professor Christopher Junium, smaller plants may have reduced carbon dioxide levels on Earth before the evolution of large forests.
Jillian Scheer, the Cobb-Jones Professor of Clinical Psychology in A&S, is one of five recipients of a 2022 Walter Katkovsky Research Grant from the American Psychological Foundation.
Stephen Maisto, professor emeritus of psychology, is an investigator on two projects funded by the National Institutes of Health totaling over $5 million.
The grants provide up to $7,500 in support for original undergraduate research projects.
A&S biologist Austin Garner is part of a team who investigated how polar bear paw design principles can help improve traction in human-made products like tires and shoes.
The designation of Fellow is the IEEE’s highest level of membership and recognizes Plourde’s contributions to the field of quantum computing.
Six professors from A&S’ mathematics department have been awarded National Science Foundation grants, bringing funding for mathematics research and community building.
Associate Professor Will Scheibel's recent book examines the life and career of Golden Era Hollywood starlet Gene Tierney.
A new USDA grant funds Mark Ritchie’s research exploring how more ranchers could raise climate-friendly beef.
Kari Segraves is serving as a program director of the NSF’s Population and Community Ecology Cluster.
Professor Christopher Scholz received the 2022 Israel C. Russell Award for his contributions to research and teaching about lake basins.
A team of researchers used ancient climate data to predict how the summer monsoon may change in the North American southwest.
A research team including chemists from Syracuse University create the fastest artificial enzyme ever reported thanks to a novel method of locating an enzyme’s “sweet spot.”
Assistant Professor Tao Wen heads the low-temperature geochemistry team in a collaborative effort with Syracuse, the NCSA, and five other institutions, with the goal of improving the discoverability of scientific data.
Senior Matt Cufari One of Two National Winners of the American Physical Society’s LeRoy Apker Award for Work Related to Black Holes
The award celebrates outstanding physics achievement among undergraduate students.
Students’ digital projects connecting centuries-old stories to the present were featured at an international festival in Spain.
Duncan Brown, Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics and Syracuse University’s Vice President for Research, will develop algorithms and computational techniques to advance gravitational-wave detectors of the future.
The newly formed Renée Crown Professor in the Sciences and Mathematics and Renée Crown Professor in the Humanities will enrich the undergraduate experience for Honors students.
Professor Emeritus of Earth and Environmental Sciences Named Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
Jeffrey Karson is among 53 other Fellows in AGU's 2022 class and is Syracuse University's second professor to receive the honor.
A&S’ Engaged Humanities Network awards mini-grants to faculty and students to support collaborations with the Syracuse community.
Music history students visit SCRC for a hands-on research lesson.
The project seeks to improve health care communication for Deaf and hard of hearing people.
Thanks to grants from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, A&S physicists Mitch Soderberg and Denver Whittington will continue their research at the cutting edge of neutrino discovery.
A new NIH grant funds Beth Prieve’s research exploring how infants process human speech.
The grant will establish a pathway to success for physics graduate students from underrepresented groups.
Professor Stefan W. Ballmer and his students are collaborating with researchers from MIT to increase detector sensitivity – a key to observing some of the Universe’s most energetic events.
Syracuse City School District students get a taste for college-level research alongside A&S faculty through the Syracuse University Research in Physics (SURPh) paid internship.
Forensics Professor Explores New Technology That Could be Gamechanger in Sexual Assault Investigations
FNSSI’s Mike Marciano is testing a system called DEPArray that has the potential to improve long-held methods of DNA detection.
A Pair of New Studies by Researchers in the Wiles Lab Illuminate Best Practices for Inclusion in STEM
One article addressed the disproportion between female undergraduate students who identify as ‘scientists’ as compared to their male counterparts, and the other detailed how online peer-led team learning improves retention rates among minoritized groups.
Students from across campus take part in Syracuse University’s first-ever Bio-Art class.
The awards will support physicist Eric Coughlin’s astrophysical research into deep tidal disruptions and psychologist Jillian Scheer’s work with at-risk LGBTQ populations.
Hidden in Plain Sight: A&S Biologists Say Southern Right Whale Habitat Choice is Key to Keeping Young Calves Safe
Whale mothers choose nursery sites in shallow waters where predators cannot “eavesdrop” on communication between a mother and her young.
Students in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Advanced Crime Scene Investigation class gain valuable hands-on skills to prepare them for a career in forensics.
NBA player Michael Kidd-Gilchrist talks with CSD students about the important bond between a speech therapist and a person who stutters.
The prize memorializes William Wasserstrom, a noted professor of English at Syracuse University.
Read the extensive list of students and faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences honored for their achievements over the past academic year.
Biology and Earth and Environmental Sciences Departments Come Together on Diversity and Engagement Initiatives
A SEEDS SPUR summer fellowship, Natural Science Explorers outreach program and E4 seminar series highlight the departments' efforts.
The Books in the Humanities in-person reception highlighted the work of nearly 150 University authors across the past three copyright years.
Professors John Franck, Brett Jakubiak, David Kellen, Davoud Mozhdehi and Minghao Rostami have been awarded five-year CAREER grants to support their innovative research and educational outreach.
Connor Ritchie placed among the top 20% of participants in the annual North American mathematics competition.
Over 100 undergraduate A&S students gather at the Life Sciences Complex to share their work with faculty, peers and guests.
Research could have implications on human health and medicine.
Thanks to this support, recipients are positioned for success in their fields.
New research published in PNAS answers a lingering question about the source of atmospheric sulfur leading to the extinction of the dinosaurs.
The SUSTAIN program continues to cultivate and support STEM talent as it approaches endowment in its fifth year.
Thonis Family Professor Tripti Bhattacharya is among an international team of researchers whose study was published in Nature Communications.
The team’s novel research on the life history of fruit fly sperm demonstrates molecular continuity between the male female reproductive tracts.
The award was presented by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Small Undergraduate German Program Special Interest Group.
The appointment represents the first NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for the department.
A team of A&S researchers have designed a highly sensitive sensor capable of identifying proteins in solution down to a single molecule.
The Humanities Center’s Syracuse Symposium investigates conventions through a diverse selection of spring events.
EES Researchers Explore the Factors that Shaped the Massive Cauca River Canyon in the Tropical Andes
The team’s research pinpoints tropical locations more susceptible to erosion.
The Africa Initiative brings together students and faculty at Syracuse University with a shared interest in scholarship on Africa and Global Africans.
Professor Philip Arnold is principal investigator on a Luce Foundation grant awarded to Syracuse University to explore the impact of the Doctrine.
A&S | Maxwell Students and A&S Faculty Well Represented Among 2021-22 Fall SOURCE and Honors Program Grant Recipients
A&S | Maxwell students account for nearly one third of all undergraduate research grant recipients from across Syracuse University in the fall funding cycle.
The new VNG diagnostic system was donated in honor of alumna Kimberly Knight.
Thonis Family Professor Tripti Bhattacharya served on a panel of paleoclimatologists who provided input for a report distributed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
The five-year awards will fund Alison Patteson’s and Davoud Mozhdehi’s protein research.
The professorship was made possible by a gift of $2 million in honor of psychology alumna Dr. Faith “Chris” Maltby Cobb.
Cosmic Explorer is a next-generation gravitational-wave observatory capable of better sensitivity and higher precision than current detectors.
Students, faculty and alumni from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences travel to an iconic geological destination in Iceland.
Lanzani is Syracuse University’s first professor to receive the AMS distinction.
A team of researchers have published a new study in Nature Geoscience exploring the cause of the Late Ordovician mass extinction.
A&S Researchers Contribute to MicroBooNE Experiment’s First Results Showing No Hint of a Sterile Neutrino
Four complementary analyses by Fermilab’s MicroBooNE show no signs of a theorized fourth kind of neutrino known as the sterile neutrino.
The APS recognized Ballmer for his role in designing gravitational-wave detectors and interpreting their observations.
A team of A&S physicists develop one of the first 3D simulations capturing how cells containing the protein vimentin move through body tissue.
Lu is part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists who will investigate how animals responded to environmental change millions of years ago.
A&S Physicist Part of a Five-University Team Programming Biological Cells to Design Futuristic Materials
The group’s NSF-funded project will provide a framework for the design of synthetic materials that accomplish biological functions.
Sloths, Monkeys and Owls, Oh My: Bio Major Gains Hands-on Experience with Endangered Animals in Costa Rica
Pre-health advising helps Leonardo Rivera ’22 turn a love for wildlife into a future career in veterinary medicine.
Professors Davoud Mozhdehi and Shikha Nangia are using machine learning to guide the design of stable nanoparticles.
NEH Grant Awarded to AMH’s Romita Ray to Convene Leading Scholars for an International Research Workshop and Symposium
Ray is organizing a workshop and virtual symposium on the historic architecture, collections, and gardens of the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta.
2021-22 Syracuse Symposium explores the theme “Conventions.”
The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes new professors this fall.
The co-curricular certification called "Edge" prepares students for a future of success.
Associate professor Jason Wiles receives awards and honors for his innovative teaching and commitment to diversifying STEM.
Transdisciplinary Syracuse University Team Awarded Grant to Address the Digital Divide in Central America
Professors from A&S, the iSchool and Falk work to bring Internet to remote areas in Costa Rica.
LLL Professor Christopher Green receives prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship.
Innes will continue work on her new book exploring photography and print media during the labor movement in the 1920s-1930s.
A&S professor Scott Manning Stevens has been awarded a Radcliffe Institute Fellowship for his new book project which confronts the alienation and appropriation of Native American culture in museums, galleries and archives.
Duncan Brown, the Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics, is among a group of physicists who received a $3.25M NSF grant to study the properties of neutron stars.
CSD researchers are currently recruiting stroke patients who have experienced speech and language difficulties.
A patent was recently issued to Syracuse University for an invention by Michael Marciano and Jonathan Adelman.
Have You Ever Wondered How Many Species Have Inhabited the Earth? A&S Researchers Confirm We May Never Know
Earth and environmental sciences professors explain why naming new species may be a never-ending journey.
Psychology clinic director Afton Kapuscinski explains how the center maintained services during COVID.
When it Comes to the Environmental Impact of Hydrofracking vs. Conventional Gas/Oil Drilling, Research Shows the Differences May Be Minimal
A study led by EES professor Tao Wen is one of the first to use machine learning techniques to holistically assess general water quality data.
The Blatt BioImaging Center’s Zeiss LSM980 allows researchers to image their most challenging samples.
Sascha Scott Receives Smithsonian American Art Museum Award for her Essay on Decolonizing U.S. Art History
The award committee noted that Scott’s essay marks a pivotal moment in the field.
The Landscape Studies Interdisciplinary Faculty Research Seminar launches a new website thanks to a CUSE grant.
Zeh's research has been featured in The New York Times, New York Daily News and The Times (London).
CSD professor Victoria Tumanova investigates how emotional processes may affect childhood stuttering.
SU students help a relative of Holocaust victims learn about his family’s past.
The research excellence award is in recognition of his study on the pain-relieving effects of cannabidiol (CBD).
Over 300 people attended the event which featured undergraduate research spanning the humanities and sciences.
EES Ph.D. candidate leads a research expedition in search of answers to erosion in his home country of Colombia.
The prize memorializes William Wasserstrom, a noted professor of English at Syracuse University.
Professor of English Dana Spiotta and her colleagues receive a Creative Capital Award for their new floating opera, Newtown Odyssey.
The 2021 issue features the work of undergraduate students from the Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition.
The 2021 list of awardees denotes the impressive breadth and depth of scholarship in A&S.
Her internationally-recognized poem, “The Day I Left,” details her family's final day at their home in Syria.
George M. Langford and Virginia Burrus join Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Martin Luther King, Jr., as members of the Academy.
Marciano joins a group of crime experts to ensure that forensic work within state and local crime laboratories is conducted accurately.
A&S biologist contributes to paper on the feasibility of using 3D printed insects in mating studies.
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.
The Syracuse Lava Project explores what volcanoes might look like on metallic planets.
Professor Scott Manning Stevens receives a Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Hungary and conduct research at ethnographic museums throughout the country.
A&S faculty received funding from organizations including the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense.
A&S physicists are leading a team of researchers who are one of the first to pinpoint a novel method of using anti-vimentin antibodies to block cellular uptake of the coronavirus.
A&S physicist is a co-author on a paper exploring a biological system that may one day be applied to innovative self-healing roads and sidewalks of the future.
A&S researchers probe deep secrets of trapped inclusions in garnet sand from Papua New Guinea.
The team’s research seeks to identify molecular targets to treat developmental disorders.
Assistant Professor Carlos Castañeda is studying the regulation of liquid-like protein droplets in hopes of determining what causes diseases like ALS.
Researchers look to pinpoint mechanical forces that could be causing defects during the early stages of embryo development.
Authors build rewarding collaborations through the Corridor's working group structure.
A team of A&S chemists are working to develop a superconductor that could store vast amounts of energy and make the electrical power grid much more efficient.
Chemist Davoud Mozhdehi is working on an autonomous synthetic material that could create what he calls “smart plastics.”
The study explored why individuals with the chromosomal disorder 22q11.2 deletion syndrome show varying symptoms.
A virtual launch will celebrate Goode’s new book that examines the distinctiveness of the media in which particular ‘classic’ writings by Blake, Scott and Austen find new life.
Researchers are investigating a nanoparticle that could 'disguise' itself for entry into the brain.
Climate experts make the case for including ancient data in future models.
Matthieu Herman van der Meer analyzed a newly discovered commentary from around the year 800.
The award honors early-career scientists for outstanding achievements in the hydrogeologic profession.
NSF equipment grants fund acquisition of two chromatography-mass spectrometers.
Cheaters Don’t Always Win: Extinction May Be Prevented By Diverse Communities of Mutually Beneficial Species
A&S biologists' study on the persistence of mutualisms is published in the prestigious journal "Science."
A&S psychologist receives a $1.3 million grant to develop a program to target interrelations between pain, hazardous drinking and use of prescription opioid medications.
A&S researchers lay the groundwork to reconstruct global climate through Earth's history.
Assistant Professor Lee Kennard receives a grant from the National Science Foundation to study multi-dimensional curved spaces.
NSF grant funds research to determine the effects of artificial beaver dams.
A&S biologists win the Thomas Henry Huxley Award for their creation of an evolutionary learning module.
A&S researchers study the amount of carbon dioxide released at the East African Rift System.
Ph.D. candidate in religion receives dissertation fellowship to analyze contemporary Buddhist charities in Southeast Asia.
New research on proposed diabetes drug is published in “Cell Reports.”
The fellowship will contribute to her scholarship in the field of feminist Middle East studies.
A&S team’s research published in PNAS.
Jeffrey Karson, the Jessie Page Heroy Professor of Earth Sciences, finds important connection between geological and biological processes.
REU grant draws students from around the country for summer research.
Articles featured in Physical Review X and Physical Review Letters.
Chris Forster is the first professor at Syracuse University to be awarded the New Directions Fellowship.
Computing resources grant from XSEDE
Team will examine how that nation is preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.
Professors Denver Whittington and Weiwei Zheng earn grants for early career development.
Dakota Voitcu investigates how fungi impact plant growth.
Physics department works to improve gravitational wave detection.
A&S Professor Uncovers 'Cage' of Proteins
Faculty Embody Syracuse’s Research Prowess
Biology graduate student Julia Zeh receives highly competitive National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
North Atlantic right whales, a species severely threatened by human activity.
Forensics and National Security Sciences Institute Develops DNA Tool
Professor Bhatia guest-edited a piece in the Journal of the International Association for World Englishes.
Professor Mitchell Soderberg says these tiny, elusive particles hold clues to the universe's origin.
Aesoon Park studies the individual and environmental influences on alcohol use and misuse.
The Narratio Fellowship program unites refugee artists and resettled refugee youth for the sake of artistic expression.