Alum Shares Passion and Expertise in Jewelry Making

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Alum Shares Passion and Expertise in Jewelry Making Laura Marsolek ’13, G’17 shared her rich knowledge and experience in studying the historical significance in jewelry design and cultural meaning during the recent Orange Central Weekend. Laura was a Renée Crown Honors student, 2013-14 Fulbright Scholar, and 2018-19 Luce Scholar. Through photographs and personal narrative, Laura…

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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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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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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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2021 Honors Thesis Prize Recipients

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2021 Honors Thesis Prize Recipients The Honors Thesis Project is an outstanding piece of scholarly work. The threshold for receiving a prize is extraordinarily high, and the selection process is quite challenging. Faculty committees evaluated many outstanding projects, and determined prize recipients in five categories: creative, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences & engineering, and professional.…

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Pamela Flores ’21 is Rising to the Challenge

Pamela Flores

Pamela Flores ’21 is Rising to the Challenge When Pamela Flores ’21 first came to Syracuse University from her home in Lima, Peru, one of the things that impressed her most on her campus visit was the breadth of majors and schools available to students. Although she was intrigued by the world of government, Flores…

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Honors Convocation, Friday, May 21

Grad Cap Quotes: Nevertheless, She Persisted

Honors Convocation, Friday, May 21 Congratulations Honors Class of 2021! The Honors Program convocation will be presented virtually at 3 p.m. ET on Friday May 21, and the recording posted on the Honors website, thereafter. Please join us to celebrate the Class of 2021. More information about how to access the virtual convocation will be…

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