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Four Questions for Astronaut Scholar Jordan Barrett

Oct 6, 2017
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Four Questions for Astronaut Scholar Jordan Barrett From an academic standpoint, 2017 has been a very good year for Jordan Barrett ’18. Barrett is a senior physics and mathematics major in the College of Arts and Sciencesand a participant in the Renée Crown University Honors Program. In May, he was one of two Syracuse University Students to…

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Water & Photography Event

Oct 4, 2017
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Water & Photography Event Thursday November 2nd at 6:30pm Watson Theater. Reception to Follow   How do humanists, artists, and scientists approach similar subjects through different disciplinary lenses? Acclaimed scientist Jeffrey Karson will join award-winning artists Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris in a conversation moderated by art historian Romita Ray about water and photography. Co-author…

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Marcelle Haddix Named 2017 Judith Seinfeld Scholar Awardee

Oct 4, 2017
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Honors Core Faculty Member Named 2017 Judith Seinfeld Scholar Awardees A Dean’s Associate Professor and chair of the reading and language arts center in the School of Education, Haddix received the Seinfeld Scholar Award in recognition of both her past accomplishments and her promising potential for greater achievements ahead. Read more about this Honors Core Faculty Member…

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Honors Students in the Spotlight for Humanities Research

Sep 26, 2017
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Honors Students in the Spotlight for Humanities Research “Emma Ettinger ’17 is a self-professed “Shakespeare nerd.” Before graduating in May, she produced a seven-woman play, adapted from 10 of the Bard’s histories. “And the Women Cried” evolved into her Capstone Project in the Renée Crown University Honors Program, and enjoyed a weeklong run on campus by…

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Empty Bowls Fundraiser to benefit Interreligious Food Consortium

Sep 25, 2017

The annual Empty Bowls luncheon will take place this coming Friday Sept. 29th at the SU Nancy Cantor Warehouse from 11am-2pm. Choose a hand-made bowl and enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread from your favorite restaurants. All proceeds go to the IFC (Interreligious Food Consortium) and benefit local food pantries around Onondaga County. See…

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Honors Professors Co-Edit New Book: “Triple Triumph: Three Women in Medicine”

Sep 22, 2017
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Honors Professors Co-Edit New Book: “Triple Triumph: Three Women in Medicine” A new book, co-edited by College of Arts and Sciences professors Samuel Gorovitz and Cathryn Newton, reveals the untold stories of three women who have shattered medicine’s glass ceiling.  Read more about “Triple Triumph: Three Women in Medicine” here!

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Maxwell in Washington

Sep 12, 2017
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Maxwell in Washington Study in the nation’s capital while gaining real-world work experience with Maxwell in Washington! Information Session Monday Sept. 25 5pm in Eggers 060 Deadline for Spring 2018 applications is Sunday, October 1st Live. Learn. Intern. While living in the nation’s capital, the Maxwell in Washington Program places you amid some of the…

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Glad They Didn’t Floss

Sep 10, 2017
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Glad They Didn’t Floss Read this piece on Honors Capstone Award Winning research! Student Discovers Tuberculosis DNA in Dental Plaque of Smithsonian’s Anatomical Collection

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