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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 along with it one more reasons to appreciate our vacation…

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…


Hosein’s Research Garners 3M Award, Publication in Key Journals

Monday, April 15, 2019, By Matt Wheeler

  Ian D. Hosein is on a roll. Since the first of the year, his research in developing new materials with advanced capabilities has earned him the selective 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award (NTFA) and front-page coverage in two journals, Physica Status…


Swimming in a Sea of Neutrinos: Ph.D. Candidate Avinay Bhat Discusses His Research Into the Universe’s Smallest, Most Elusive Particles

Thursday, April 11, 2019, By Rob Enslin

Ph.D. candidate Avinay Bhat studies neutrinos—tiny, elusive particles that hold clues about the origin of the Universe. As a member of the High-Energy Physics (HEP) research group, he also builds components for a major experiment at Fermilab, a U.S. Department…

Campus & Community

Undergraduates Celebrate Their Research and Creative Work Awards

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, By Mary Elizabeth Horsington

“Euphoria” is how Cathryn Newton, senior advisor to the Chancellor and provost for faculty engagement, described the atmosphere at Bird Library last Thursday afternoon, when scores of undergraduate research and creative grant recipients gathered to celebrate their success. The 103 students…

Campus & Community

The SOURCE Creates New Opportunities for Undergraduate Research

Monday, March 25, 2019, By Mary Elizabeth Horsington

Bird Library’s Peter Graham Scholarly Commons was filled with an animated collection of students, faculty and administrators last Thursday evening. The standing-room-only crowd gathered for the dedication of Syracuse University’s new Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement, which will…