Honors Hosts Annual Research Fair

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Honors Hosts Annual Research Fair On a beautiful Friday kicking off Family Weekend, Honors hosted the annual student Research Fair in the Bowne Hall 3rd Floor Atrium, where a hearty to-go lunch was served. Research is a critical part of the Honors experience, and 18 seniors in the Honors Program devoted their time with juniors…

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Critical Fat Studies Seminar Attracts Global Audience

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Critical Fat Studies Seminar Attracts Global Audience Harriet Brown, Professor, Magazine, News & Digital Journalism, moderated the October 24th virtual event, “‘But Those People Are Disgusting!’: A Seminar on Fat Critical Studies.” Audience members attended from the SU campus, other universities, the Icelandic Ministry of Health, and beyond. More than 100 attendees zoomed in for…

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Being the Change – Jazmine Richardson ’22

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Being the Change – Jazmine Richardson ’22 Research in chemistry professor John Franck’s lab centers on how water interacts with protein and lipid molecules, examining nanoscale dynamics that could ultimately have implications for human health and the development of lifesaving drugs. Students focus on different components of the research. Jazmine Richardson ’22, a biotechnology and African American studies major…

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Author Shares Stories of Dissident Life

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Author Shares Stories of Dissident Life Myroslav Marynovych, Ukrainian survivor of the infamous GULAG, will share his true life experiences with the campus and Syracuse community on Wednesday, September 29th, 4:30-6pm, 500 Hall of Languages. Marynovych will reflect on his life of political opposition, as described in his recently published memoir, The Universe Behind Barbed…

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Welcome Honors Class of ’25!

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Honors is thrilled to welcome more than 250 new students to the program! The Honors staff enjoyed meeting families as they helped with move-in at Sadler, where the Honors Learning Community resides. Staff were delighted to meet so many students and families who visited during our Open House. The Honors team is excited to support…

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Shearn (’19) awarded U.S. Embassy grant

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Honors Alum Nathan Shearn, a 2020 Fulbright recipient, earned a grant from the U.S. Embassy (affiliated with Minsk State Linguistic University in Belarus) to lead weekly workshops for teachers and professors. Topics included cultural diversity, strategies for different learning styles, and the educational system in the U.S.. Shearn’s original Fulbright appointment was to teach English…

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Gormley ’20 earns Clio Shortlist award

Newhouse students, including Honors alum Olivia Gormley, took home five Clio Awards this year, the most in school history. Olivia, copywriter, and Sam Luo, ’21, were awarded a Shortlist award for their digital campaign “Greenscreen” for Connect4Climate. Greenscreen is a conceptual Amazon search filter that prioritizes eco-friendly products in the search results. See full story…

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Race, Space and the Environment

The Newhouse Center for Global Engagement hosted artists, scholars, technologists and community leaders from Syracuse and South Africa for a virtual conversation hosted by professor Ken Harper. The discussion investigated the intersections of race and the environment and, specifically, the impacts of current environmental crises on marginalized populations and what it means to collaborate in times…

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Burton authors Guest Column for Sportico

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Honors Core Faculty Rick Burton recently authored a guest column, “MLB’s All-Star Brawl Shows Sports Can’t Escape Modern Politics” for Sportico. Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management and former commissioner of Australia’s National Basketball League, teaches Baseball and American Culture for the Honors program every fall semester. Burton shares his views on the…

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Deadlocked & Loaded: Art Exhibit and Discussion

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April 9 & 10, 2021 All campus members are invited to view “Deadlocked & Loaded: Disarming America,” a curation of art to address gun violence, systemic racism and police brutality in the United States, and join a follow-up ZOOM discussion. The exhibit is available to view by reservation at ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue, or…

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