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Health & Society

Arlene Kanter Continues ‘Revolutionary’ Research on Services for Students with Disabilities in Israel

Friday, September 8, 2017, By Martin Walls

Continuing her engagement with disability rights scholarship and advocacy around the world during her sabbatical year away from the College of Law, Professor Arlene Kanter visited Israel in August 2017 to work on a research project to support students with…


NASA Recognizes High School Student’s Research Project at SU

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, By Alex Dunbar

He is the lead author on a published scientific study, his research has been recognized by NASA—and Hari Nanthakumar does not even have his driver’s license yet. Nanthakumar, currently a senior at Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse, called the College…


Student Research Involves Foraging and Urban Wild Edible Plants (Video)

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, By Keith Kobland

Maizy Ludden ’19, a scholar in the Renée Crown University Honors Program, is conducting research that is literally taking her into the field (and on her bike) to gather information about food that’s growing in unlikely places.


High School Students Join SU Labs as Summer Research Interns

Monday, July 31, 2017, By Alex Dunbar

For six weeks, Lucy Lagenberg wasn’t just a rising senior at Fayetteville-Manlius high school—she was a research assistant in Professor Charles Driscoll’s environmental engineering lab in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, using advanced equipment to analyze mercury levels in…

Campus & Community

Undergraduate Research Gets Major Boost from New Program

Thursday, July 13, 2017, By Elizabeth Droge-Young

Syracuse’s Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising (CFSA) recently chose nine undergraduate researchers to participate in the newly created Young Research Fellows Program (YRFP). Funding for this Universitywide program, including a two-year stipend, is made possible by a gift from Elliott Portnoy…

Live Science

New Research on How Families Handle Children Changing or Quitting Religion

Friday, June 30, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Woosang Hwang, a doctoral candidate in human development and family science, was quoted in a Live Science article Quitting Religion? Mom and Dad Would Prefer a Slow Fade.

Campus & Community

Zhanjiang ‘John’ Liu Named Syracuse University’s Vice President for Research

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, By News Staff

Michele G. Wheatly, vice chancellor and provost at Syracuse University, today announced the appointment of Zhanjiang “John” Liu to serve as the University’s vice president for research. Liu’s appointment, which was unanimously approved by the Executive Committee of the Board…


Bryce Hruska, a Postdoctoral Graduate Researcher, is Interviewed about New Research on Lead Exposure in Children

Friday, June 23, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Bryce Hruska, a postdoctoral graduate researcher at Falk College, appeared on WSYR TV to discuss research he is conducting with Professor Brooks Gump relating to lead exposure to children in Syracuse.

Detroit Free Press

Gravitational Waves Researchers Explain their Latest Discovery

Thursday, June 8, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Peter Saulson, the Martin A. Pomerantz ’37 Professor of Physics, and Alex Nitz G’15, who earned a Ph.D. in physics, were both interviewed by the Detroit Free Press for the article Former U.P. resident helps detect colliding black holes in…


The Research of Susan Parks Featured in PNAS Editorial

Thursday, June 8, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Susan Parks, associate professor of biology, was quoted in a PNAS editorial Listening In On the Deep Sea.