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 Amazon.com. Dr. Malikow, a Syracuse native, attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha on…

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Smith Earns Top Honors in Business Plan Competition

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Smith Earns Top Honors in Business Plan Competition Congratulations to Amanda Smith, a senior Honors student majoring in Graphic Design and minoring in Information Technology, Design and Startups. Smith is one of three Syracuse LaunchPad teams winning top honors in the New York Business Plan Competition. Smith found Sus Bots, and placed third place in…

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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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Tarley’s Research Leads her to Hopkins for MPH

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Tarley’s Research Leads her to Hopkins for MPH Honors alum Dorbor Tarley ’22, Human Development and Family Science graduate, utilized her thesis opportunity to explore inequity in maternal health care, with the intention that her findings would help improve care for Black women. Dorbor’s researched focused on the positive impact of community-oriented health centers. With…

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Burton Co-Authors “Business the NHL Way”

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Burton Co-Authors “Business the NHL Way” Honors Core Faculty Rick Burton, endowed professor of Sport Management, and Norm O’Reilly, Dean of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Maine, have co-authored the book, “Business the NHL Way. Set to be released in October, the book draws on hockey-inspired stories to show how brands,…

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Heartfelt Gratitude for Honors Core Faculty Chesser

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Gratitude for Chesser’s Commitment to Our Community Professor Melissa Chessher, professor and chair, magazine, news and digital journalism department ends her tenure as Honors Core Faculty Member this academic year. Professor Chessher has taught and mentored numerous Honors students during their academic journeys, including this year’s Overall Thesis Prize recipient Elizabeth Kauma, for her project,…

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2022 Thesis Prize Winners Announced

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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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