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Campus & Community

Students Selected for Summer Research and Mentorship Opportunity

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, By Carol Boll

Twenty Syracuse University students from across the disciplines have each won a $2,000 stipend to conduct research and other creative projects this summer under the guidance of a faculty mentor. The competitive research opportunity was made possible through a partnership…

Campus & Community

History Professor Awarded NEH Funding to Research Mussolini’s Rule in Africa

Friday, May 12, 2017, By Kathleen Haley

Michael Ebner, associate professor and chair of the Department of History in the Maxwell School and the College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to conduct archival research in Rome on…

APA Monitor

“Healthy Building” research featured

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

The research of Suresh Santanam, Associate Professor and Director of Industrial Assessment Center Biomedical & Chemical Engineering, was profiled in Monitor on Psychology for the article Healthy buildings, productive people

Campus & Community

Participate in a Hearing Research Study

Friday, May 5, 2017, By News Staff

The Hearing Lab at Syracuse University is looking for participants between the ages of 50-60 years old who have normal hearing. You must be a native speaker of English. We are conducting a two week field trial to assess how…

College of Engineering and Computer Science Student Innovation Recognized at 2017 Research Day

Thursday, May 4, 2017, By Alex Dunbar

The College of Engineering and Computer Science celebrated student innovation at the annual Research Day luncheon. The focus of the recent event is on the importance of bringing research to a broad audience and presenting it in a way that…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Chemistry Lands Funding for Long-Running Undergraduate Research Program

Thursday, May 4, 2017, By Elizabeth Droge-Young

For more than 15 years, Syracuse University’s Department of Chemistry has welcomed summer undergraduate researchers. Thanks to a new three-year, $297,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to chemistry professors Michael Sponsler and Bruce Hudson, the immersive program will…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

iSchool’s NEXIS Lab Plans Four Talks and Research Showcase

Friday, April 28, 2017, By J.D. Ross

The NEXIS lab at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) has planned four student talks and a research showcase for the week of May 1. NEXIS (New Explorations in Information and Science) is a student-based, membership-driven research lab at the…

Campus & Community

McNair Research Symposium: In Honor of an Astronaut, a Path at Syracuse to Hope and Dreams

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, By Sean Kirst

Ericka Jones-Craven grew up with a deep presence in the church. Jones-Craven’s father was an Apostolic elder. Her mother served as a missionary. Attending worship services was a regular part of Jones-Craven’s Georgia childhood. That ended, at least for a…

Campus & Community

Humanities Center Fellowships Underscore University Commitment to High-Impact Research

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, By Rob Enslin

Every year, the Humanities Center in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a range of highly competitive fellowships to Syracuse University faculty and graduate students. These awards, which directly align with the University’s commitment to high-impact research, encompass semester-long…

Forbes

Professor Burak Kazaz’s new research about wine futures is profiled

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

The research of Burak Kazaz, the Steven R. Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management, was featured in a Forbes article A New Study Encourages Wine Distributors To Look Into The Future/s

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

SyracuseCoE Invites Proposals for Seed Projects to Support Faculty Research in Environmental and Energy Systems

Thursday, April 20, 2017, By News Staff

SyracuseCoE—New York State’s Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems—is offering funding to support seed projects that strengthen faculty scholarship in clean and renewable energy, indoor environmental quality and water resources. Successful applicants will participate in the SyracuseCoE Faculty…

IEEE Pulse

Assistant Research Professors Michael Marciano and Jonathan Adelman talk about new forensic technologies

Thursday, April 20, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Michael Marciano, and Jonathan Adelman, both assistant research professors, were featured in an article in IEEE Pulse about the  Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute titled “New Forensics Approaches Looking More “CSI”-Like.”

Campus & Community

Scholarship, Research, Teaching, Academic Achievement and Service to be Celebrated at First One University Awards Ceremony April 25

Thursday, April 20, 2017, By News Staff

Syracuse University will hold the inaugural One University Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 25, at 5 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel. A reception will follow in the Jack and Laura Hanhausen Milton Atrium in the Life Sciences Complex. All members of…

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McNair Scholars Present Research at Spring Symposium April 14, 21

Thursday, April 13, 2017, By News Staff

The McNair Scholars Program will host the Spring 2017 Research Symposium on Friday, April 14, and Friday, April 21. The McNair Scholars will present on a variety of research topics spanning many disciplines. The first symposium will be held from 10:45…

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Register Now to Explore the University’s Robust Research Computing Resources

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, By Christopher C. Finkle

The upcoming series of Computing Colloquies is designed to help campus researchers identify and make the most of the diverse array of campus computing resources available at Syracuse University. All faculty, students and staff conducting, planning or supporting research activities…

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Falk College Research Center Hosts Falk Student Research Celebration April 17-20

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, By News Staff

The Falk College Research Center will host the inaugural Falk Student Research Celebration April 17-20 to highlight Falk students’ research collaboration and their dedication to advancing research knowledge. Posters will be on display beginning April 17 near the second-floor student…

Campus & Community

Applicants Sought for Young Research Fellows Program

Friday, April 7, 2017, By News Staff

The pilot Syracuse University Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising (CFSA) Young Research Fellows Program is seeking applications from current first- and second-year undergraduate students with demonstrated potential for and commitment to research and/or creative inquiry. The Young Research Fellows…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Dropping Drones Provides Valuable Research Information (Video)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, By Keith Kobland

Students from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are conducting research on the damage caused by a drone dropping from the sky, using high-tech test dummies and pork ribs as part of their experiment.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Our Mathematical Universe: Interdisciplinary Research Thrives in Department of Mathematics

Thursday, March 30, 2017, By Rob Enslin

Professors in the Department of Mathematics are taking interdisciplinary research to new heights, thanks to innovative collaborations with colleagues on campus and around the world. Uday Banerjee, professor and chair of mathematics, says the Applied Mathematics group—one of eight research…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Undergraduate Research Project Takes IM&T Student to China

Thursday, March 30, 2017, By J.D. Ross

How immigrants use social media, digital communications technologies and mobile applications to interact with their communities and families is the subject of an undergraduate research project that brought School of Information Studies (iSchool) junior Alexis Ho-Liu to China last week,…

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Drone Drops Yield Research Data

Thursday, March 30, 2017, By Keith Kobland

Mark Glauser, Professor of Manufacturing, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, was interviewed by WSTM-TV and WSYR TV in coverage of drone drop research.

Campus & Community

Applicants Sought for Summer Research or Creative Work Stipends

Friday, March 24, 2017, 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…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Neuroscience Research Day to Feature Regional Research Leaders

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, By Elizabeth Droge-Young

Syracuse University’s Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program is hosting the third annual Neuroscience Research Day on Friday, April 7, at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center. Registration for the free event can be accessed here until March 24. “Neuroscience Research…

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Professor Johan Wiklund’s Research on ADHD and Entrepreneurship is Featured

Thursday, March 9, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Endowed Chair and professor of entrepreneurship in the Whitman School, was featured in a MyScience.org story on his research: “Harnessing ADHD for Business Success.”

Arts & Culture

Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center Uncovers Early Norman Rockwell Illustrations

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, By Pamela Whiteley McLaughlin

The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries has made a significant find—two original Norman Rockwell illustrations. They represent the artist’s first commercial commission, created in 1911 during his initial years of study at the Art Students League of…

Political Science Researchers on the New Travel Ban

Monday, March 6, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Faculty respond to the newest Executive Order that bans travelers from six countries in the Middle East. Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, had this…

Business & Economy

Novel Research Demonstrates Financial Benefit for Distributors Who Invest in Wine Futures

Monday, March 6, 2017, By Kerri D. Howell

New supply chain research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University shows a wine distributor can significantly improve its profits by investing in wine futures, in addition to bottled wine. The study’s numerical analysis demonstrates an…

Arts & Culture

Research Is Her Cup of Tea

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, By Renee K. Gadoua

Romita Ray’s background is steeped in India’s place in the history of tea production. She grew up in Kolkata (also known as Calcutta), a descendent of one of the pioneering Indian tea planter families in Bengal. Her expertise as an…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Undergrads Team Up to Publish Bacteria Research

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, By Matt Wheeler

Bacteria may be small, but the effect they have on us is anything but minor. Bacteria are often associated with illness and disease, but in reality most  do us more good than harm. Although certain bacteria can wreak havoc on…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Falk College to Host Community-based Research Collaboration Meeting March 24

Monday, February 27, 2017, By Michele Barrett

Last October, a newly organized group of research-focused faculty, graduate students, administrators and staff from multiple schools, colleges and other units met to explore shared interests and possible collaborative opportunities. As the group’s future efforts take shape, it welcomes new…

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Assistant Professor Sarah Woolf-King on her Research Studying Trauma and Parents’ Mental Health

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Sarah Woolf-King, assistant professor of psychology, was the subject of a MyCentralJersey.com story “After her baby’s heart surgery, researcher studies impact on parents’ mental health.”

WSYR

Associate Dean Gurdip Singh on New Funding for Drone Research

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Gurdip Singh, Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, was interviewed for the WSYR story “State funds 6 SU drone research projects.”

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

World-Renowned Researcher on Pollution and Climate Change Reacts to the New EPA Chief

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, By Ellen Mbuqe

Syracuse University Professor Charles Driscoll, a faculty member in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, offered his reaction to Scott Pruit being named as the new EPA administrator. “I am concerned that he does not seem to be a supporter…

Campus & Community

Vice Chancellor and Provost Wheatly Announces Vice President for Research Search Committee Members

Friday, February 10, 2017, By News Staff

Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele G. Wheatly today announced the members of the search committee for the next vice president of research. The vice president of research oversees the Office of Research, supporting and leading Universitywide efforts to sustain and…

Veterans

Research Training Program for Veterans Accepting Applications

Monday, February 6, 2017, By News Staff

To improve access to undergraduate research experiences in the area of trauma for groups typically underrepresented in this research–including veterans–a collaborative venture of the Falk College, SUNY Oswego and SUNY Upstate Medical University is recruiting students for its 2017 program…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Campus Becomes a Laboratory for Sustainability Research and Education

Thursday, January 26, 2017, By News Staff

Six faculty and student projects will receive grants totaling $50,000 this spring through the new Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS) funding program. The call for proposals sought projects that address climate disruption and offer opportunities for communication and…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Stromer-Galley Secures $11.5 Million for Decision-Making Research

Monday, January 23, 2017, By J.D. Ross

Can an application help intelligence analysts engage in better reasoning and produce reports that help decision makers make better decisions? A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Syracuse University, the University of Arizona, Colorado State University and SRC Inc. aims to…

Campus & Community

Interested in Presenting Your Research or Creative Work? Apply for Meeting of the Minds

Thursday, January 19, 2017, By Kathleen Haley

At last year’s ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference, José L. Marrero-Rosado ’17 discussed his research on the toxicity of two chemicals found in Onondaga Lake. The experience was a valuable way for him to refine his skills in presenting…

Health & Society

Researcher Examines Effect of Exercise on Breast Cancer Survivors Taking Aromatase Inhibitors

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, By Rob Enslin

A researcher in the School of Education (SOE) has simple advice for breast cancer survivors struggling with the side effects of Aromatase Inhibitors (AIs): exercise. Gwendolyn Thomas, assistant professor of exercise science, is the co-author of a groundbreaking article in…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Engineering and Computer Science, Office of Research Award $230,000 for UAS Research

Thursday, January 5, 2017, By Kathleen Haley

Six collaborative research groups from the University’s various schools and colleges have been awarded more than $230,000 in state revitalization funding for their projects in unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Projects include energy mapping of buildings, autonomous navigation and the development…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Research Indicates People Aren’t the Only Beneficiaries of Power Plant Carbon Standards

Wednesday, January 4, 2017, By News Staff

“Our work shows the importance of considering the co-benefits of our nation’s energy policies going forward,” said Syracuse University professor Charles T. Driscoll, co-author of the study.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

A&S Researchers Explore Link between Tropical Glaciers, Water Supply

Wednesday, January 4, 2017, By Rob Enslin

Researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences are closer to understanding how the loss of glaciers in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru is affecting water resources in a region responding to global climate change. Laura Lautz G’05, associate professor…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Researchers Discover Way to Make Surfaces Less Vulnerable to Disease-Causing Bacteria

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, By Kathleen Haley

Professor Dacheng Ren and his team of researchers are seeking ways to stop the spread of microbes, and they may have found a solution.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

National Awards for Students in Auditory Research Lab

Monday, November 21, 2016, By Kathleen Haley

In the Auditory Electrophysiology Research Lab of Associate Professor Kathy Vander Werff, students play an important role in the research being done. Their commitment to the field of communication sciences and disorders is clear to their mentor—and now their academic…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Innovative Science Conference Offers ‘Live’ Research Lessons on New State Standards

Tuesday, November 8, 2016, By News Staff

More than 300 educators from across Central New York are converging on Roxboro Road Middle School in Mattydale today for a science conference that offers four “live” research lessons in which students and teachers can engage in practices aligned with…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

CoE Awards Funding for Research, Innovation Projects by Faculty at University, SUNY ESF

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, By Kerrie Marshall

SyracuseCoE has announced that six research and innovations projects led by faculty members from Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) were competitively selected to receive awards totalling $114,000. The projects engage a total of 12…

Campus & Community

Hemsley Provides Tips for Academic Research Posters (Video)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, By J.D. Ross

Designing and presenting an academic research poster for a poster session or conference can be a daunting task for a student who has never been through the experience before. Research posters are used widely across the academic community, and many conferences…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Nangia Lab’s Blood-Brain Barrier Research Recognized at International Conference

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, By Matt Wheeler

Assistant Professor Shikha Nangia’s research on blood-brain barrier tight junctions was recognized at the International Conference on Tight Junctions and Their Proteins in Berlin this September. Her research team’s poster was selected from more than 40 other posters from around…

Special Collections Research Center Appoints University Archivist and Chief Curator

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, By Pamela Whiteley McLaughlin

Lucy Mulroney, senior director of the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries, has announced two key appointments. Margaret Mason has been appointed university archivist, a position she has held in an interim capacity since 2015. Prior to…

Campus & Community

Explore the University’s Robust Research Computing Resources

Thursday, October 6, 2016, By Christopher C. Finkle

The upcoming series of Computing Colloquies is designed to help campus researchers identify and make the most of the diverse array of campus computing resources available at Syracuse University. All faculty, students and staff conducting, planning or supporting research activities…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Meredith Symposium to Feature Research of Underrepresented Undergrads

Thursday, October 6, 2016, By Elizabeth Droge-Young

The College of Arts & Sciences is home to a new undergraduate research symposium for students across all scientific disciplines within and outside the college. Chemistry professor Robert Doyle, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence, is…

Health & Society

New Stuttering Lab Resurrects Strong SU Research Tradition

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, By Elizabeth Droge-Young

Victoria Tumanova’s stuttering research lab in the communications sciences and disorders department resumes a long SU tradition of research on the subject. Tumanova, along with two undergraduate and two graduate students, explores the causes and persistence of stuttering in children…

Arts & Culture

Dotger and Dotger Secure NSF Funding for Research on Elementary Science Simulations

Thursday, September 29, 2016, By Jennifer Russo

Benjamin Dotger, professor of teaching and leadership, and Sharon Dotger, associate professor of science education, both in the School of Education, have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to continue their STEM-focused research into teacher education. The…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

$1M Investment from Nappis Establishes Stem Cell Research Activities

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, By Matt Wheeler

Dubbed the System Tissue Engineering and Morphogenesis (STEM) Lab, it will support the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering’s efforts to improve, extend and enhance the lives of millions throughout the world.

Campus & Community

Training Sessions to Facilitate Research Collaboration

Wednesday, September 7, 2016, By News Staff

The Syracuse University Office of Research and the Syracuse University Libraries will host four training sessions for Experts@Syracuse. This tool is designed to create, manage and make public Syracuse University researcher profiles, enabling research networking and expertise discovery, all while…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Acuna Awarded NSF Grant to Make Sense of Research and Funding Data

Tuesday, September 6, 2016, By J.D. Ross

When scientists and researchers want to apply to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a grant opportunity, the agency has a mandate to ensure that any research funded is new and transformative in the field. While an admirable goal in…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Research Team Probes Health Effects of Onondaga Lakebed Sediment

Friday, September 2, 2016, By Carol Boll

A team of researchers from Syracuse University, SUNY Upstate Medical University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry has received a $15,000 grant from the Hill Collaboration on Environmental Medicine to extend for a third year its research into…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Researchers to Develop a New Category of Biomaterials

Thursday, September 1, 2016, By Matt Wheeler

Most people know someone with a hip or knee implant. These artificial joints are made up of metals and polymers known as biomaterials, which are essentially materials that can be safely introduced into the human body. Biomaterials can also help…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Clear for Landing—Navy Funds Fluid Dynamics Research

Thursday, September 1, 2016, By Matt Wheeler

Landing a plane on an aircraft carrier is a dangerous maneuver. There’s only so much space to land, and ships are moving targets. Ships heave. They sway. They surge. They pitch, roll and yaw. Plus, airplanes move similarly in the…

Campus & Community

Researchers Recruiting Middle-Aged Adults for Study on How Exercise Affects Brain, Blood Vessels

Monday, August 29, 2016, By News Staff

The Human Performance Laboratory within the Department of Exercise Science is currently seeking volunteers for a research project investigating how exercise affects the brain and blood vessels of middle-aged adults. Who can volunteer? We are looking for adults 45-64 years…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop, Implement Strategies for New Antibiotics

Wednesday, August 17, 2016, By Rob Enslin

Researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded a major grant to develop and implement strategies for the discovery of new antibiotics. Anthony Garza and Yan-Yeung Luk, associate professors of biology and chemistry, respectively, are recipients of…

Campus & Community

McNair Scholars Present Research at Two-Day Symposium

Thursday, August 11, 2016, By Sean Kirst

Roshad Meeks is a self-described “military brat.” His father served in the U.S. Army, and Meeks spent much of his childhood in Germany. He was 11 or 12 when his family returned to Columbus, a little Mississippi city of about…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Researchers Confirm Marine Animals Live Longer at High Latitudes

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, By Rob Enslin

Researchers in the Department of Earth Sciences have shown that high-latitude bivalves live longer and grow slower than those in the tropics. Their findings are the subject of an article in the “Proceedings of the Royal Society B” (The Royal…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Liddy Elected Vice Chair of Deans for Computing Research Association

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, By J.D. Ross

Elizabeth D. Liddy, dean of the School of Information Studies (iSchool) was elected to the position of vice chair of the deans group for the Computing Research Association (CRA), an organization of more than 200 North American institutions active in computing…

Campus & Community

Volunteers with Tinnitus Sought for Research Study on Auditory Processing of Silent Gaps in Noise

Friday, July 29, 2016, By News Staff

Men and women aged 18 and older with tinnitus (the sensation of a constant ringing, buzzing, whistling, chirping or other sound heard with no external source) in one or both ears are needed to participate in a research study investigating…

Arts & Culture

Exhibition in Shenzhen, China, Features Syracuse Architecture Research

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, By Elaine Wackerow

The Syracuse Architecture exhibit, “From Guest to Host: Hakka Villages and the Pingdi Low Carbon City,” focuses on ways in which current efforts to transform Pingdi—a subdistrict in northeastern Shenzhen—into a “Low Carbon City” pilot zone builds on the knowledge and daily practices of traditional Hakka families.

Campus & Community

University to Expand Libraries’ South Campus Facility for Research Treasures

Thursday, July 21, 2016, By Pamela Whiteley McLaughlin

Dean of Libraries David Seaman has announced the creation of a state-of-the-art addition to the Syracuse University Libraries Facility, to provide 15,000 square feet of climate-controlled space in which to preserve the University’s rare and archival research and teaching collections….

New Research Unveils how Former Presidential Candidates Failed to Harness Social Media

Wednesday, July 20, 2016, By Ellen Mbuqe

Jerry Robinson, a PhD candidate at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) and researcher with Illuminating 2016, a new project at the iSchool’s Center for Computational and Data Sciences ,tracking the Twitter and Facebook feeds of active presidential campaigns, writes…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Physicist Wins NSF Grant to Support Subatomic Particle Research

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, By Carol Boll

The National Science Foundation has awarded $160,000 to Matthew Rudolph, assistant professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, to continue his work with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN’s accelerator complex near Geneva, Switzerland. The two-year…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Acuna Publishes Groundbreaking Chunking Research in Nature Communications

Monday, July 11, 2016, By J.D. Ross

Think about a simple task you learned a long time ago, such as memorizing your phone number or learning how to tie your shoe laces. Chances are, you did this using a method called chunking. You put like things together…

Arts & Culture

Professor Honored for Research Excellence

Thursday, July 7, 2016, By Carol Boll

Joseph Ditre, associate professor of psychology, has been honored by the National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium with this year’s Mitchell Max Award for Research Excellence. Ditre was one of three finalists to be invited to deliver oral presentations of…

Campus & Community

Participate in Young Adult Alcohol Study Research Project

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, By News Staff

The Young Adult Alcohol Study is designed to better understand drinking behaviors among college students. To qualify for the study, you must (1) be of Caucasian descent, (2) be between the ages of 18 and 30, (3) college student, (4)…

Campus & Community

Participate in a Hearing Research Study

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, By News Staff

The Hearing Lab at Syracuse University is looking for participants between the ages of 45-69 years old who have trouble hearing in background noise and have not had their hearing tested. You must be a native speaker of English. We…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

College of Engineering and Computer Science Appoints Associate Dean for Research, Doctoral Programs

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, By News Staff

After an extensive search, Gurdip Singh is joining the College of Engineering and Computer Science as Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Programs, beginning Aug. 22. Since 2014, Singh has served as program director at the National Science Foundation in…

Health & Society

Research Suggests Further Strengths in Perception of Individuals with Autism

Friday, June 17, 2016, By Kathleen Haley

Researchers in the Center for Autism Research in Electrophysiology (CARE) Lab in the College of Arts and Sciences have made some important findings in looking at how children with autism process what they see. The results reveal more evidence of…

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Research Indicates Right Whales Have Individual Voices

Thursday, June 9, 2016, By Ellen Mbuqe

The sounds were recorded using suction-cup acoustic tags attached to the animals to see whether their sounds could be used to tell the whales apart.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Milcarek Wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Wednesday, June 8, 2016, By Matt Wheeler

Ryan Milcarek ’14, a mechanical and aerospace engineering Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has earned a prestigious graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award will fund three years of his fuel…

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Biophysics Student Earns Top Honors at Statewide Research Conference

Friday, June 3, 2016, By Amy Manley

Kassidy Lundy ’16, a physics major in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), was recently awarded first prize for her poster presentation at the 24th Annual Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Statewide Student Conference, held in Lake…

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Senior Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, By Elizabeth Droge-Young

Joshua Woods, a senior chemical engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and chemistry minor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The fellowship was…

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Garcia-Murillo Awarded Fulbright Grant for Research in Spain

Monday, May 16, 2016, By J.D. Ross

School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Martha Garcia-Murillo has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant for the spring of 2017. The grant will allow Garcia-Murillo to conduct research at the Institut Barcelona d’EStudis Internacionals (IBEI) in Barcelona, Spain. She will…