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Research Team Develops 3D Tissue Model of Developing Human Heart

Friday, March 16, 2018, By Alex Dunbar

The heart is the first organ to develop in the womb and the first cause of concern for many parents. For expectant mothers, the excitement of pregnancy is sometimes offset by anxiety over medication they require. Parents and doctors often…

Media, Law & Policy

Research Profile: Professor Examines State of Bail, Pretrial Detention, Reform Measures

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, By Kathleen Haley

Nine out of 10 people who are awaiting resolution of their felony criminal case in jail are being detained because they can’t afford the pre-trial bail, according to national statistics. What does that say about the U.S. criminal justice system?…


Acuna and Team Create Tool to Detect Academic Fraud in Research Papers

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, By J.D. Ross

For academic journal editors and research integrity officers at post-secondary institutions, detecting the re-use of images and illustrations in academic papers can be a time-consuming, if not impossible, task. While resources for detecting similarities and plagiarism in text submissions have…


Applicants Sought for Summer Research or Creative Work Stipends

Monday, March 12, 2018, By News Staff

The Syracuse University Student Association is partnering with the Office of Research and the Office of the Provost to provide summer support to a select group of undergraduate students who are interested in conducting research or other creative work this…


SU Research Team Selected to Present Energy Saving Research at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Monday, March 12, 2018, By Alex Dunbar

New technology developed by NYSTAR Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor H. Ezzat Khalifa and his research team will be one of the featured projects at the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) Energy Innovation Summit…

Media, Law & Policy

Gift Will Fund Professorship, Research in Energy and Environmental Policy

Friday, March 9, 2018, By Dana Cooke

A $250,000 gift from Maxwell School alumnus James Ajello ’76 MPA will create a new professorship in energy and environmental policy while supporting interdisciplinary research projects in that field. The gift, with an initial term of five years, also funds…


Researchers Close to Understanding Disease Mechanisms of ALS

Thursday, March 8, 2018, By Rob Enslin

Researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) are making strides in understanding the disease mechanism of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Carlos A. Castañeda, assistant professor of biology, chemistry and interdisciplinary neuroscience, and Thuy…


Huang Awarded NSF I-Corps Grant for Technology Commercialization Research

Tuesday, March 6, 2018, By J.D. Ross

School of Information Studies (iSchool) Assistant Professor Yun Huang has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program to explore commercialization of Bluetooth Low Energy Beacon technology that she has developed. The I-Corps program prepares academic researchers to extend their…

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Research Behind the Evolution of a Whale’s Voice

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, By Sawyer Kamman

What do whales and humans have in common? According to Holly Root-Gutteridge, a post-doctoral researcher in the College of Arts and Sciences, it is within the learning curve of speech. Whales, just like us, begin their lives making illegible sounds,…

Campus & Community

Call for Proposals: Goekjian Summer Research Grants—PLACA

Thursday, February 22, 2018, By News Staff

Syracuse University Graduate Students This year the Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (PLACA) of the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs in the Maxwell School of Syracuse University will grant awards to graduate students of up to $1,500 to support field…