John Wallace had always had a general knowledge about the life of Harriet Tubman. But it was a course he took on his return to Syracuse University to finish his degree that made him see something much deeper about the courageous woman who led several hundred slaves to freedom. The ...
In the St. Lawrence River watershed, the recovery of the Blanding’s turtle and the golden-winged warbler is an important indicator for researchers assessing the viability of public-private partnerships to restore wetlands. Their work is providing answers to ensure conservation efforts in this region—and possibly beyond.
It turns out that blacks don’t use alcohol that much compared to other groups. Previous research shows that they start drinking later, and then don’t drink as much as whites, for example.
The inauguration of Kent Syverud as the 12th Chancellor and President was a reflection of the University’s past, an examination of where it must go and a celebration of community and its greatest asset—its students.
The fashion design program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has joined with iconic supermodel and entrepreneur Emme ’85 to launch “Fashion Without Limits,” a design initiative that promotes the creation of size 12+ designs in the junior year through a special competition.
Amardo Rodriguez has long been studying the relationship between communication and the making of social worlds. A professor of communication and rhetorical studies in the ...
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee will deliver the Tanner Lecture on Ethics, Citizenship and Public Responsibility at the Maxwell School on Thursday, April 24, speaking ...
Unique festival along the Connective Corridor among the planned events Earth Day began in 1970 after millions of demonstrators came together to draw attention to ...
First Lady Michelle Obama made quite a splash during her trip to the Fisher House in Bethesda, Md. The Fisher House Foundation helps provide a ...
A recent survey found that nearly 80 percent of Syracuse University instructors use the feedback they get from student ratings to revise their courses. Faculty ... more
The English Graduate Organization will host its second annual reading marathon, this year titled “The Beats: A Public Marathon Reading,” on Monday, April 21, from ... more
The Mayors’ Institute on City Design (MICD) has announced that the School of Architecture has been chosen to host a regional session of the institute ... more
David Bennett, professor emeritus of history at the Maxwell School, has authored "Bill Clinton: Building a Bridge to the New Millennium" (Routledge), a fascinating and ... more
The Onondaga Citizens League (OCL) released its new study report, "Early Childhood and School Readiness: Creating a Community Where All Children Thrive by Five" at ... more
Verbal Blend, a spoken-word poetry program out of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, will host its campus-wide Take the Mic Poetry Slam on Friday, April ... more
College of Law Professor of Practice David Crane had an audience with the United Nations Tuesday, April 15. He was asked to speak in front ... more
The Syracuse University Los Angeles Semester has received a $5,000 grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be awarded to a ... more
Eli Saslow, a 2004 graduate of the Newhouse School, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for his yearlong series about food stamps for The ... more
The Syracuse University Women’s Choir will present “The Story Behind the Song,” its final concert of the year, on Thursday, April 24, at 8 p.m. ... more
Earth scientists in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences have determined that the Tibetan Plateau—the world’s largest, highest and flattest plateau—had a larger initial ... more
The poet, memoirist and translator Brooks Haxton G’81 is the next presenter in the spring 2014 Raymond Carver Reading Series at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in Gifford Auditorium. ... more
Physicists in The College of Arts and Sciences have helped confirm the existence of exotic hadrons—a type of matter that cannot be classified within the ... more
In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, two IT-savvy colleges, a nonprofit consortium and an IT industry leader are combining academic efforts to present a massive open online ... more
The annual Wellness Week, coordinated by Health and Wellness Promotions in the Division of Student Affairs, will kick off Sunday, April 20, on campus. A ... more
As a highlight of this year’s Asian Pacific Heritage Month programming, students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a day-long training that focuses on ... more
On Thursday, April 17, the Falk College welcomes the campus and local communities to participate in two special events. The inaugural Falk Scholar Lecture, sponsored ... more
Syracuse University Vice Chancellor and Provost Eric F. Spina today named Karin Ruhlandt interim dean-designate of The College of Arts and Sciences. Ruhlandt has served ... more