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Research Paper Wins ‘Best Methods’ Social Media Conference Award

Friday, August 2, 2019, By Diane Stirling

School of Information Studies Associate Professor Lu Xiao has been recognized for research that employs multiple methodologies to examine the factors surrounding a comment’s persuasive power on social media, and the ability of those comments to change viewpoints that have…


How Research Enhances Students’ Educational Experience

Thursday, July 25, 2019, By Matt Wheeler

Syracuse University’s ranking as a top-tier research institution demonstrates a perpetual commitment to creating new, diverse knowledge. And, extraordinary research does much more than produce unique scientific insight. It also sparks remarkable educational experiences and outcomes for students in every…

Campus & Community

Associate Librarian Reynolds Selected for Association of Research Libraries’ Visiting Program Officer Project

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, By Cristina Hatem

Stephanie McReynolds, associate librarian for business, management and entrepreneurship at Syracuse University Libraries, has been selected as one of five Association of Research Libraries’ (ARL) visiting program officers to advance the Research Library Impact Framework initiative. The initiative explores library…

Campus & Community

Arts and Sciences, Office of Research Co-Appoint Humanities Proposal Development Director

Friday, July 12, 2019, By Rob Enslin

The College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and the University’s Office of Research reaffirm their commitment to faculty research with the joint appointment of Sarah Workman as assistant director of proposal development for the humanities. In the college, Workman will…

Health & Society

New Research Provides Medical Proof Vacation Is Good for Your Heart

Thursday, June 20, 2019, By Keith Kobland

We all treasure our vacation time and look forward to that time when we can get away from work. With the arrival of summer comes the prime vacation season and one more reason to appreciate vacation: the value to our…

Campus & Community

Participants Sought for Research Study on Diet Quality Within the LGBTQ+ Community

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, By News Staff

Anyone age 18 and older who identifies as a gender or sexual minority is needed for an online research study. The research focuses on diet quality in relation to health-related factors such as minority stress, body image dissatisfaction, disordered eating,…


Institute for Veterans and Military Families Receives Significant Programmatic and Research Grant Dollars

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, By Leah Lazarz

During the spring 2019 semester, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) was awarded $100,000 from The Leon Levine Foundation (TLLF) and $250,000 from longtime supporter Prudential Financial Inc. The funding from The Leon Levine Foundation will support IVMF’s…

Media Tip Sheets

Gene-Editing Oversight Needed, But Ban On Research Should Be Lifted

Thursday, June 6, 2019, By Daryl Lovell

A portion of the fiscal 2020 Agriculture spending bill continues a ban on research that involves gene-editing of human embryos. The field of genetic modification garnered international attention after a Chinese scientist announced last fall that he had created the…


BioInspired Institute Brings Together Faculty with Related Research Interests from Across the University

Thursday, April 25, 2019, By Eileen Korey

Hiring of faculty is underway for the newly named BioInspired Syracuse: Institute for Material and Living Systems. BioInspired Syracuse (previously referred to as Bio-enabled Science and Technology) is one of the previously announced seven multidisciplinary research clusters that will bring…


Yona Lei Named Recipient of the 2019 Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize

Thursday, April 25, 2019, By News Staff

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) has announced that Yongna (Yona) Lei, a senior majoring in biochemistry and minoring in philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of the 2019 Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize. Norma…