Can Responsible Journalism Shape Climate Change?

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Can Responsible Journalism Shape Climate Change? For his Honors thesis, Gaurav Shetty (journalism and international relations double major) is studying how the power of journalism can produce clarity in our understanding of climate change, and shape positive outcomes. Historically, climate change has proven challenging for journalists, Shetty says, because it lacks the immediacy that drives…

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Theoharis Examines School Equity, Pandemic Parenting

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Theoharis Examines School Equity, Pandemic Parenting Honors Core Faculty George Theoharis is co-editor with Rebecca Lowenhaupt of the recently published book, Parenting in the Pandemic: The collision of school, work, and life at home, published by Information Age Press, Scottsdale, AZ. The edited volume consists of first-person essays written by education professors from around the…

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A Day at the MET

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Honors Class Visits MET Professor Jim Watts and students in the Honors class Writing, Scripture Law visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) in New York City in early April. Students have been studying the invention of ancient writing systems and the use of normative written texts in the history of economic administration, religion, and…

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Liptrap Named 2022 NOAA-Hollings Scholar

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Liptrap Named 2022 NOAA-Hollings Scholar Emma Liptrap, a sophomore civil engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) is a recipient of a 2022 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship. Named for Sen. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings of South Carolina, the prestigious award provides tuition support ($9,500 per year)…

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Beggs Creates App; Jin Designs Space for Dialogue

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Projects Explore Human Cognition, Connection In less than one month, more than 100 seniors will submit their final thesis projects. Seniors Dara Hui Jinn, Architecture, Fiona Powers Beggs, Computer Science and Neuroscience, and Mohamed Khan, History and Public Health, recently shared their research with Honors faculty. Fiona’s thesis project is a combination of mobile application…

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Honors Community Examines Conflict & Loss

Honors Seminars Examine Conflict & Loss Refugee Communities in SyracuseAli Modabber, Immigration Legal Services Manager, Refugee Resettlement Services, was the guest speaker in Professor Roula Jneid’s course, Refugee Communities in Syracuse. The discussion focused on current policy proposals to help protected parolees gain citizenship. After Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, a fundamentalist religious group, the…

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Celebrating Ukrainian Culture and Heritage

Pat Burak with Ukrainian Student Association

Celebrating Ukrainian Culture and Heritage Professor Patricia Burak, Honors faculty and faculty advisor for the university’s Ukrainian student organization, presented aspects of Ukrainian culture with students at the annual “Cultures on the Quad” event hosted by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. The students presented the art of decorating Ukrainian Easter eggs (“pysanky”) and…

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Alum Speaks to Honors Class

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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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Honors Student Selected for Kaish Fellowship

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Honors Student Selected for Kaish Fellowship Honors student Elizabeth Su, biomedical engineering and neuroscience, was recently selected as first Kaish Fellow with the Syracuse University Art Museum. Syracuse University alumni and prominent artists Luise ’46, G’51 and Morton ’49 Kaish made a major gift to the university, the Luise and Morton Kaish Gallery Endowed Fund, that included the establishment of the Kaish…

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