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Crisis Text Line Benefit Festival

Oct 20, 2017
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Crisis Text Line Benefit Festival What: Crisis Text Line Benefit Festival When: Wednesday, October 25th; doors at 6pm, music at 8pm Where: Funk N Waffles Downtown, 307-313 South Clinton St, Syracuse, NY Who: Laura Stevenson headlining, Cat Clyde direct support (bios linked below) Why: All proceeds will be donated to Crisis Text Line, a 24/7 crisis hotline via text. The…

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Oct 18, 2017
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FibreFree Your favorite clothes may be polluting the world’s water supply. Synthetic clothing including polyester, acrylic and nylon fabrics release millions of microfibers every time they are washed. Even though they are too small to be seen by the naked eye, microfibers have become a massive problem and two undergraduates from the College of Engineering…

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Career Connects Family History, Research Interests for Honors Alum

Oct 13, 2017
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Career Connects Family History, Research Interests for Honors Alum Looking back, Alexei Abrahams ’08 sees a clear line from his family history to his career as an economist studying the Israel-Palestine conflict. He grew up in Ontario and Nova Scotia, but he lived in South Africa from the time he was 9 until he was…

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Honors Student Design Efforts & Community Input Lead to New All-Gender Restroom Signage

Oct 13, 2017
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Honors Student Design Efforts & Community Input Lead to New All-Gender Restroom Signage A collaborative campuswide effort, combined with the design prowess of a School of Architecture student, has led to the unveiling of Syracuse University’s new all-gender restroom signage. For months, the Restroom Signage Committee engaged the campus community in conversations about identifying and conceptualizing a…

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Oct 9, 2017
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Be/Longing An exhibition to create a space for members of the LGBTQ+ community (residing or studying in Syracuse) to exhibit, celebrate and demonstrate our strengths; shamelessly express our fears, discomfort and weaknesses; mourn our loss, as well as boldly declare our individual identities through art and writing. Artists are encouraged to submit visual and performance…

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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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