Honors Students Share Wit and Wonder in Stand-Up

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Honors Students Share Wit and Wonder in Stand-Up Six Honors students who participated in Professor Ken Frieden’s Honors class, Writing and Performing Monologues, recently share their comedic and dramatic work in “Six Monologues” on Youtube. Monologues are everywhere you look today–TikTok, Instagram, Twitter. The students were inspired by the pandemic to produce their own creative…

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Honors Students Visit National Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame Class Trip - Fall 2021

Honors Students Visit National Baseball Hall of Fame In October, students from Professor Rick Burton’s HNR 340, Baseball and American Culture course visited the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Hall of Fame archivist Cassidy Lent gave students a behind-the-scenes look at the museum’s Giamatti Research Center where they viewed historic reference materials,…

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Taking Submissions!

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We are very excited to announce the 14th Annual Songwriter Showcase! Songwriting is something you can’t really be taught. It is an art that comes from within. If you write songs, love watching live shows, or love music in general, come join us at the Showcase on Monday, December 6th at 7 PM, Watson Theatre!…

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Memoirs of a Ukrainian Soviet Dissident

Pat Burak Event

Memoirs of a Ukrainian Soviet Dissident The Honors Program, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics and the Center for European Studies hosted author and Vice-Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine and GULAG survivor, Dr. Myron Marynovych for a lecture in September. He shared his story of life in the Gulag in Ukraine…

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Prof. Burton publishes guest column in Sportico

Rick Burton

Prof. Burton publishes a guest column in Sportico Honors core faculty member, Prof. Rick Burton, recently published a guest column in Sportico. Prof. Burton teaches an Honors class on Baseball in American Culture and a recent class trip to the the NBT Stadium inspired his column titled, Baseball Reflects America – Labor Strive May Reveal…

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Prof. Steve Sawyer Receives Highest Honor in IST

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Steve Sawyer, professor at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) and core faculty member in the Renée Crown University Honors Program, has been recognized with the 2021 Award of Merit by the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), the highest honor given by the international association of information science and technology professionals. The award…

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Fan Fiction – Past, Present, and Future

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Religion department and Honors program professor Gareth Fisher recently participated in an episode of the podcast series “Figuring out Fanfiction” led by Honors alumna Lianza Reyes (’20). Prof. Fisher drew on his experience teaching the popular Honors seminar “Fantasy and Social Values” to discuss how fan fiction has been part of human literary expression since…

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New Anthology Showcases Creative Work by the Honors Community

Cover Page for Tell Your Story Walking Anthology

Students in Professor Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers Honors class created the Tell Your Story Walking anthology throughout the fall semester, and it’s now published on their website. The anthology’s first edition holds a collection of stories, poetry, visual art, and multimedia submitted by current and former honors students at Syracuse University. The new publication is dedicated…

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Gabriella Esposito ’22 Prepares for a Future in Finance

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Honors junior, Gabriella Esposito ’22, is laying the groundwork for her honors thesis project, exploring gender equity in financial services leadership and the historical role of women in the finance industry. Gabriella is a junior double majoring in finance and marketing management in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Her goal is to become…

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