Call for Submissions

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Call for Submissions Honors students! Submit your work for a new journal of scholarly work by Honors undergraduates. The journal will be edited, designed, and published by fellow Honors students in the fall 2023 semester through the new HNR 340 course Producing a Scholarly Journal. A few important guidelines:   In the fall semester, a student…

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Explore Beauty and Science at Honors Symposium

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Explore Beauty and Science at Honors Symposium Is there beauty in science? What insights can arise from viewing scientific theories through a lens of beauty? How does such perspective bring value to individuals and society? These are among the interdisciplinary questions to be explored at the Renée Crown University Honors Program inaugural symposium, “The Value of Beauty…

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Recent Honors Alum Brennan wins Online Journalism Award

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Recent Honors Alum Brenna Wins Online Journalism Award Recent Newhouse School graduate Kate Brennan ’22 is the winner in the Individual Student Portfolio category of the 2022 Online Journalism Awards competition. She was honored her in-depth multimedia reporting project, “Aloha ʻāina,” Brennan completed the work as her Renée Crown Honors Program thesis project. Brennan was the managing…

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Chancellor Inaugurates Honors Endowed Professors

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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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Wagner Featured in Forbes magazine and podcast

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Wagner Featured in Forbes magazine and podcast Dr. Sally Wagner was recently interviewed in the Forbes article, “Women’s Equality Day 2022: What Women’s Fight for Voting Rights Can Teach Us Today.” Forbes author Holly Corbett examines progress in women’s right since the suffragist movement in issues such as the right to vote, equal pay, and…

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Gorovitz Actively Supports Ukraine

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Gorovitz Engages in Efforts to Support Ukraine Sam Gorovitz, former dean of Arts and Sciences and longstanding faculty for Honors, is arduously engaging in efforts to support Ukraine. Dr. Gorovitz has contributed to raising funds, purchasing a surveillance drone. Conversing in real time with soldiers and medical professionals, Gorovitz has helped muster many tons of…

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Malikow Authors Book to be Published Fall ’22

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Malikow Authors Book to be Published Fall ’22 Max Malikow, longstanding faculty for the Honors Program, is publishing his latest book, “Ethics and Sports: 20 Trust Stories with Moral Implications” this fall. The book will be available through Theocentric Publishing and Dr. Malikow, a Syracuse native, attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha on…

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Schramm Shares View about CDC in “The Hill”

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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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Enhancing Inclusion in Honors Courses

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Enhancing Inclusion in Honors Courses Laurel Willingham-McLain, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, moderated a professional development workshop for Honors faculty in August. The workshop was based on the premise that the most innovative and impactful teachers constantly strive to improve their own teaching skills and to better connect with their students. The workshop focused on…

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Dr. Hall Awarded”Spirit of Service” Award

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Dr. Hall Awarded “Spirit of Service” Award   Dr. Karen Hall, Assistant Director, Honors, is a 2022 recipient of The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and TRIOs Student Support Services (SSS) Spirit of Service Award.  The award was established to honor extraordinary members of the Syracuse University community who have supported the efforts…

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