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Campus & Community

New Grant Program Supports Undergraduate Research, Creative Work with Funding up to $5,000

Monday, January 28, 2019, By News Staff

Syracuse University’s new Undergraduate Research office has opened an extensive new funding program for undergraduates conducting original research or creative work over the summer or for longer-term projects over the next academic year. The original work must be conducted with…

Campus & Community

New Campuswide Initiative to Support Teaching, Research in Policy and Governance of Autonomous Systems

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, By Eileen Korey

A new interdisciplinary effort at Syracuse University will advance knowledge and teaching in the field of autonomous systems, exploring new frontiers in policy, law and governance of these fast-expanding technologies. From self-driving cars to drone delivery systems, from robotic underwater…


Turning Student Research into Reality

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, By Rob Enslin

Avinash “Avi” Thakur, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), recently made headlines with his role in the development of a novel class of nanomaterials that could possibly improve cancer detection….

Campus & Community

Stephen Vassallo ’05 Named Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research

Thursday, January 10, 2019, By Shannon Andre

The Division of Enrollment and the Student Experience has announced the appointment of Stephen Vassallo ’05 as assistant vice president for institutional research, effective March 4. Calling him an innovative leader and passionate alum, Senior Vice President for Enrollment and…

Campus & Community

Students: Name Your New Undergraduate Research Office

Monday, January 7, 2019, By Joyce LaLonde

Last November, Syracuse University announced an annual commitment of $1 million to expand undergraduate research, creativity and discovery. The hub of this investment—the Undergraduate Research Office—will work across colleges and schools to foster and support diverse undergraduate engagement in faculty-guided…


ISchool Professor Lee McKnight Contributes to Pew Research Report on Future of Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, By J.D. Ross

School of Information Studies (iSchool) Associate Professor Lee McKnight has contributed his opinions on the changes coming to the artificial intelligence (AI) field in a recently published Pew Research Center report titled “Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans.” Published…

Campus & Community

Syracuse University Retains Top-Tier Research Ranking in Latest Carnegie Classification

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, By News Staff

Syracuse University has once again earned a position in the top tier for research activity among all doctoral universities in the nation, according to the newly released Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Included among 120 R1 doctoral universities,…


Air Force Funds ECS Research to Prevent Bleeding Deaths

Friday, December 7, 2018, By Matt Wheeler

Despite advances in medical technology, millions of people around the world still bleed to death after being shot or experiencing other traumatic injuries. Many of those deaths occur before the victims ever reach a hospital. To address this, Assistant Professor…

Arts & Culture

Art History Seminar Immerses Students in Art Collections at SU; Eight+One Magazine Highlights their Research

Monday, December 3, 2018, By Renee Levy

During spring semester 2018, Romita Ray charged the students of her Art and Architecture at SU seminar to select an artwork or architectural drawing in the art collections at SU for intensive study. The seminar provides an immersive experience with…

Campus & Community

VPA’s Charles Morris Named Chair-Elect of NCA Research Council

Thursday, November 29, 2018, By Erica Blust

Charles E. Morris III, professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, has been named chair-elect of the Research Council of the National Communication Association (NCA), 2020-2022. The Research…