ITS MakerSpace Tour for Honors Students

ITS MakerSpace Tour for Honors Students: February 27th at 5:30pm Honors students are invited to visit the ITS MakerSpace to learn about the ways this space can help you during your time on campus. The MakerSpace is a free resource for students, faculty and staff. The group tour will begin at 5:30pm at MakerSpace. After…

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Fright Night with Honors

A full moon with a scary hand and the tag line "Life's No Fun Without a Scare"

Fright Night with Honors Join Honors on a trip to the most frightening place in Syracuse, Fright Night, one-of-a-kind haunted experience. When: Saturday, October 28th – leaving Carnegie parking lot at 6:30pm to arrive at 7pm. Limit of 11 students. Sign up fast, before you miss out!

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The Ghosts of SU’s Past

Vintage black and white post card showing Oakwood Chapel, circa 1900

The Ghosts of SU’s Past The Ghosts of SU’s Past: An Oakwood Cemetery Tour will take place Wednesday, October 18th at 5:15pm. Join fellow Honors students in a walk through this historic site where you will have the chance to meet SU alums in their final resting places! In the spirit of the Halloween season,…

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Chancellor Inaugurates Honors Endowed Professors

chancellor, Honors director, A&S Dean, Winders and Hehnly pose

Chancellor Inaugurates Honors Endowed Professors The first Renee Crown Endowed Professors were inaugurated by the Chancellor on January 13 in a ceremony held at the Goldstein Faculty Center. Heidi Hehnly, associate professor of biology, is the Renée Crown Honors Professor in the Sciences and Mathematics, and Karin Nisenbaum, assistant professor of philosophy, is the Renée…

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Students Go the Distance in Annual Thesis Bootcamp

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Students Go the Distance in Annual Thesis Bootcamp In mid-January, eight juniors and seniors attended the week-long thesis writing bootcamp, an Honors annual event. Thesis bootcamp is intended to provide a quiet and collaborative space where students make progress on their theses and set goals before the semester begins. Students receive guidance from a librarian…

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Honors Welcomes Manish Bhardwaj to Orange Central

Manish Bhardwaj

Honors Welcomes Manish Bhardwaj to Orange Central Honors is delighted to host Orange Central Homecoming Coffee and Conversation featuring Dr. Manish Bhardwaj. Bhardwaj will discuss Moral Clarity and the Path to Justice. Dr is a Fellow of the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT, the James Wei Visiting Professor at the Keller Center at…

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Schramm Shares View about CDC in “The Hill”

Portrait Carl Schramm

Schramm Shares View about CDC in “The Hill” Carl J. Schramm, internationally recognized leader in entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth, recently contributed an opinion essay, “The CDC is broken and apologies can’t fix it” to The Hill. Schramm opines that CDC personell “undermined respected scientists outside of government. Schramm, author of numerous publications and an…

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2022 Thesis Prize Winners Announced

Thesis Prize winner Kauma reacts with joy

2022 Thesis Prize Winners Announced The Honors program recently hosted its annual Thesis Presentation Day, during which nearly 170 graduates shared their work. In their projects, a significant number of students conceptualized a better humanity—revitalizing Syracuse’s 15th ward, police reform, the use of biofuels, more responsible journalism, machine learning, “Happiness without Wall Street,” how transfer…

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Alum Speaks to Honors Class

portrait of Eli

Pulitzer Prize-winning Alum Speaks to Honors Class Honors students in Prof. Margaret Thompson’s spring HNR 360 White Nationalism/Right Populism in Modern America class read the book, Rising out of Hatred by Eli Saslow and had a chance to speak with the author. Saslow, SU Class of 2004, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Washington…

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