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Syracuse University Library has announced the availability of the Research Helper guide, a student-designed booklet intended to help users organize and record the strategies and resources they use in conducting a research project. A PDF version of the Research Helper…
According to a new analysis of court data by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), despite the recent hiring of additional immigration judges, the number of cases awaiting resolution before the Immigration Courts has continued to grow. At the end…
Mathew Maye, assistant professor of chemistry in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, was a member of a team of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory that won the inaugural Gordon Battelle Prize for…
Heng Yin, assistant professor of computer science in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University, has been awarded the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his proposal…
According to a new analysis of Justice Department data and other records by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), federal criminal enforcement under President Obama is significantly different than it was during the last two years of the Bush Administration….
The supercomputer will be focus of worldwide scientific collaborations.
The last thing 24-year-old Aaron Bowman remembers about that starry night last June was seeing a deer in the headlights of his motorcycle and hearing the sounds of crunching metal and the scraping of his helmet on the pavement as…
Patrick T. Mather, director of Syracuse Biomaterials Institute (SBI) and Milton and Ann Stevenson professor of biomedical and chemical engineering in Syracuse University’s L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), has been awarded a three-year grant of $319,980…
Applications include low-cost temperature labels.
When prowling for a hookup, it’s not always the good-looker who gets the girl. In fact, in a certain species of South American fish, brawn and stealth beat out colorful and refined almost every time. In a series of published…
Engineers at SU’s L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science collaborate with University of Minnesota on new intelligent systems and grooved designs One issue confronting the efficiency of wind as a promising renewable energy source is the wind itself—specifically,…
While Yellowstone’s celebrated bison may be among the most popular tourist attractions in the park, their grazing habits and increasing numbers have raised questions about the long-term stability of the park’s grasslands. To find answers, the National Park Service has…
Syracuse University is one of seven universities funded by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) 2010 ADVANCE competition. SU will receive a five-year, $3.4 million grant to ensure that women faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) fields have a…
Faculty, students to take part in developing urban wind power Syracuse University and Impact Technologies Group of Syracuse have formed an alliance to convert Central New York winds into kilowatts. The SU School of Architecture and Department of Mechanical and…
Syracuse University senior John Giammatteo has been named a 2011 Marshall Scholar by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission of Great Britain. The highly selective and prestigious award is presented annually to as many as 40 intellectually distinguished young Americans to…
For some, the warm, sweet smell of cookies baking in the oven evokes fond memories of sleigh bells, a nighttime visitor and prancing hooves on a rooftop. Smell is among countless cues that can trigger a memory, but researchers understand…
According to a new analysis of government data by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), Immigration Court judges are rejecting a large and growing number of cases where Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has sought to deport people from…
Clean Communities of CNY, the local chapter of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program, recently placed two Prius Plug-in Hybrid (PHV) vehicles with Syracuse University as part of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.’s U.S. plug-in demonstration program.
According to a new analysis of data by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), the number of cases awaiting resolution before the Immigration Courts reached a new all time high of 261,083 matters by the end of September 2010.
A new meta-analysis study conducted by Syracuse University Professor Stephanie Ortique is getting attention around the world. The groundbreaking study, “The Neuroimaging of Love,” reveals falling in love can elicit not only the same euphoric feeling as using cocaine, but also affects intellectual areas of the brain.
Syracuse University partners with Arden-Fox to support advancement of Department of Defense’s Net Zero Energy Initiative
Syracuse University today announced a partnership to advance the use of biofuels by the U.S. armed forces as an alternative energy source.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Kevin Crowston $478,858 over three years to investigate the capabilities of social computational computer support systems in the context of citizen science.
According to a new analysis of Justice Department data by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), during the first two years of the Obama administration, federal criminal convictions for water pollution remain lower than any year since the first Clinton administration.
MIT Press has published Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Milton Mueller’s “Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance,”
Syracuse University Library has announced the launch of SURFACE, a full-text, multimedia online database that provides open access to the extensive and diverse array of scholarly, professional, scientific and creative output produced at Syracuse University.
Center for Health and Behavior faculty to lecture on adolescent health research Oct. 13 at Upstate Medical University
Faculty members from the Center for Health and Behavior (CHB) at Syracuse University will present a lecture at Upstate Medical University on adolescent health research on Wednesday, Oct. 13.
Chancellor Nancy Cantor and Syracuse University join colleagues around the world in congratulating former SU faculty member Ei-ichi Negishi for his landmark research that has been recognized with a 2010 Nobel Prize.
Syracuse University received a two-year, $760,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund U.S. citizens interested in studying cybersecurity and information assurance.
LCS’s Rebecca Bader awarded NSF grant to develop targeted drug delivery system for anti-rheumatic medications
Syracuse University’s Rebecca Bader, assistant professor of biomedical and chemical engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), has been awarded her first National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to research a drug delivery system that will minimize the negative effects of taking anti-rheumatic medications over a long time period.
Organized around four broad educational standards, the new free eBook “From The Creative Minds,” produced by Syracuse University’s Center for Digital Literacy (CDL), showcases a collection of engaging lesson plans grouped by content suitable for elementary, middle and high school levels.
The Maxwell School has announced that it has received a $500,000 endowment gift to fund faculty research relating to issues of national security.
Special Collections Research Center opens fall exhibition ‘The Silent Scream: Conflict in Novels Without Words’
Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center has amassed a fine collection of graphic novels, or novels without words.
Jason R. Wiles, assistant professor of biology, has received the 2010 Science and Technology Outreach Award from the Technology Alliance of Central New York (TACNY).
Syracuse University’s Radhakrishna Sureshkumar has been awarded a three-year, $426,290 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate how biofilms deform and break up under mechanical stress.
After completing his Ph.D. in 2009, Heng Yin went straight to work preparing his grant proposal, “Mining Operating System Semantics: Techniques and Applications.” For this proposal, Yin has received a $427,000 grant from the NSF to fight against malicious code.
The series is part of the CHB’s efforts to promote health and behavior research and to strengthen collaborations on-campus and within the community. Speakers represent a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives on health research.
Syracuse iSchool’s Milton Mueller receives NSF funding to research social impact of network surveillance technologies
Syracuse University School of Information Studies Professor Milton Mueller’s $304,000 grant proposal “Deep Packet Inspection and the Governance of the Internet” has received funding by the National Science Foundation.
Eatman receives international early career honors in the area of service learning and community engagement
Timothy K. Eatman, assistant professor of higher education in Syracuse University’s School of Education and director of research for Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, has been selected to receive the International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Early Career Award.
Wenliang Du, professor of computer science in the L.C Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, has received a $471,970 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore ways to make web browsers a safer environment for information gathering and dissemination.
Syracuse University research team uses nanobiotechnology-manipulated light particles to accelerate algae growth; may be a key to creating efficient biofuel production
Scientists and engineers seek to meet three goals in the production of biofuels from non-edible sources such as microalgae: efficiency, economical production and ecological sustainability. A team led by Syracuse University’s Radhakrishna Sureshkumar, professor and chair of biomedical and chemical engineering in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, has uncovered a process that is a promising step toward accomplishing these three goals.
According to a recent analysis of very timely court data by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), the number of cases awaiting resolution before the Immigration Courts reached a new all time high of 247,922 matters by the middle of June 2010.
Syracuse University to host international indoor air quality and building energy conservation conference Aug. 15-18
On Aug. 15, Syracuse will again welcome international visitors gathering to discuss indoor air quality, healthy buildings and energy efficiency.
Renamed Institute on Communication and Inclusion builds on two decades of advocacy, breakthrough research
The Facilitated Communication Institute is taking on a new name, the Institute on Communication and Inclusion.
According to a recent report by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), newly released figures from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) show that during the first nine months of fiscal year (FY) 2010, more non-U.S. citizens were removed from the country than during any similar period in the administration of President George W. Bush.
A team of Syracuse University physicists recently developed a new theoretical model to explain how the Pauli exclusion principle can be violated and how, under certain rare conditions, more than one electron can simultaneously occupy the same quantum state.
After several months of moderation, U.S. federal immigration prosecutions have returned to the high levels of last summer, according to an analysis of data by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).
SU School of Education, College of Arts and Sciences faculty receive NSF grant to develop digital video research lab
The project, “Acquisition of Shared Digital Video Data Analysis Infrastructure,” will build shared resources to improve and streamline research projects.
The Maxwell Policy Research Symposium, to be held June 10-11 at Syracuse University, will address the issue of long-term care insurance and services in the United States.
The College of Arts and Sciences recently announced six Excellence Initiatives Projects.
The number of cases awaiting resolution before the Immigration Courts reached a new all time high of 242,776 matters at the end of March 2010, according to TRAC.
New England forests are at a turning point. A new study released today by the Harvard Forest reports that, following almost 200 years of natural reforestation, forest cover is declining in all six New England states.
According to an analysis of Justice Department data by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), the dramatic post 9/11 surge in prosecutions that the government categorized as terrorism has undergone a four-fold decline.
A unique three-year longitudinal and vertical study of Central New York’s Three Rivers system—involving the Oswego, Oneida and Seneca rivers—has revealed that oxygen resources have become degraded by several stressors, including the impact of wastewater treatment plants, nonpoint runoff, an increase in invasive zebra mussels and channelization of the flow.
According to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), federal prosecutors along the United States’ southwest border with Mexico—many already strained by the rise in their immigration caseloads—are facing a new challenge: how to handle a sharp jump in drug cases.
A new TRAC report, based on data extracted from the IRS under the Freedom of Information Act, shows that in the face of growing federal deficits, the agency’s audits of the nation’s largest corporations have sharply dropped in the last few years.
The College of Human Ecology and its College Research Center will host a book signing on April 15 for the SU and local community featuring the published works of professor emerita Alice Sterling Honig and professor of health and wellness, social work and anthropology Sandra Lane.
SU Interdisciplinary Research Group to present poster session on theme ‘Journeys of Interdisciplinary Observation’
In conjunction with its yearlong theme “Journeys of Interdisciplinary Observation,” the Interdisciplinary Research Group based in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will present a poster session on Monday, April 19.
Syracuse University Project Advance® (SUPA) has announced the publication of “Our Courses Your Classroom®: Research on Syracuse University Courses Taught in High School,” edited by Gerald S. Edmonds, director of SUPA and Sari Z. Signorelli, associate director of SUPA. Collected here, for the first time in one volume, is a retrospective of SUPA’s research since its inception in 1972.
A team led by Syracuse University researcher Radhakrishna Sureshkumar has discovered a new and broadly applicable technique to engineer nanoscale templates.
The findings are said to have huge implications for reproductive biology.
The case backlog was up 23 percent since the end of FY 2008.
Andrew Forsyth G‘99, program officer with the National Institute of Mental Health, will present “Confessions of an NIH Science Officer,” at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 12, at the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in E.S. Bird Library.
“The Private Life of a Masterpiece,” highlighted a discovery by Rab Hatfield.
A team of scientists from the international Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment, which includes physicists from Syracuse University, has identified two events in a new analysis of experimental data that have characteristics consistent with particles that make up dark matter.
The question of how film and video bears witness to the historical trauma of the AIDS epidemic is the subject of a new book by assistant professor of English Roger Hallas.
Syracuse iSchool doctoral student granted access to U.S. research facility supporting Nobel Prize-winning scientists studying climate change
John D’Ignazio, Ph. D. student in the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool), was accepted into the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Graduate Visitor Program.
Jason Dedrick’s new study on the global wind energy industry hopes to provide factual research on policy issues such as clean energy jobs.
An interdisciplinary team of Syracuse University faculty and faculty from SUNY-Upstate Medical University was one of five higher education groups statewide to receive a grant from the Empire State Stem Cell Board.
NIH awards $3 million in grants to College of Arts and Sciences researchers for leukemia, nanobiotechnology projects
Faculty researchers from the departments of biology and physics in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded $3 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health.
The Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University (EFC-SU) has announced that it is providing technical assistance to New York State’s Environmental Facilities Corp. (NYSEFC) for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Pilot Technical Assistance Program.
Social media saturation, smarter search engine development, mobile devices and cell phone proliferation, IT energy consumption, and ease of IT adoption and use are among the topic areas that researchers from Syracuse University School of Information Studies will be exploring at the 2010 iConference: iMPACTS.
The Center for Emerging Technologies (CENT) and the Convergence Center merged to create the new Center for Convergence and Emerging Network Technologies (CCENT).
Faculty members in Maxwell’s Center for Policy Research explore hows and whys of American social policy
The 33 faculty members who comprise CPR may not have direct connections or overlaps in their study, but all target areas of U.S. social policy.
Two professors from the Maxwell School have been awarded a $278,881 grant from the New York State Health Foundation to identify small area variations in health care among the 10 Hospital Referral Regions (HRRs) within New York State.
The Center for Health and Behavior (CHB) announces its Spring 2010 Seminar Series.
The total number of federal criminal filings reached an all time high as a result of a flood of immigration prosecutions.
Efficient new wireless system developed by Syracuse University scientist can save 10 percent of bandwidth
A Syracuse University scientist has invented a new technology for handling wireless traffic that significantly reduces bandwidth use.