Magazine: Spring 2013

Aurora: A Survivor's Journey

Stephen Barton is dedicated to changing the country's attitude about gun violence after his life nearly taken away in the Aurora, Colorado, theater shootings. Also featuring: Fast Forward, In the Fracking Zone, Passion Meets Transformation.

Spring 2013 cover featuring photos from Stephen Barton's cross-country bicycle trip

Cover Story

A Survivor's Journey

A year ago, Stephen Barton graduated from SU and set off on a cross-country bicycle trip—only to have his life nearly taken away in the Aurora, Colorado, theater shootings. Today, he is dedicated to changing the country's attitude about gun violence. 

Features

Fast Forward

Syracuse University recruitment keeps step with the 21st century.

In the Fracking Zone

Syracuse geologists and a College of Law alum help chart New York's stake in global energy production as prospects for widespread shale gas development carry monumental reprecussions on political, economic, public health, and environmental fronts.

Passion Meets Transformation

The Campaign for Syracuse University concludes with a total of $1,044,352,779.

Also in this Issue

Chancellor's Message

Opening Remarks

Orange Matters

  • University Treasures: Revolutionary Approach
  • SU ADVANCE: Connecting Opportunities
  • SU Project Advance: Still the Best Cure for Senioritis
  • Chancellor Search Committee: Process to Identify Candidates Begins
  • Newsmakers
  • Orange Football: Shafer Steps Up
  • Research Snapshot: Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit
  • Disability Cultural Center: Creating a Culture of Inclusion

SU People

  • Reverend Blessed Unami Sikhosana '11, G'12: A Model Citizen's Journey
  • Stephen Kuusisto: Enlivening Language
  • Brooks Gump: Targeting Toxicity
  • Zoe Guzman '13: Heart and Dedication
  • Ryan Williams: A Helping Hand
  • Margaret Himley: Educating Global Citizens
  • Ryan Nassib: Record Gains

Alumni Journal 

  • Traditions: Road Trip
  • In the First Person: Finding Community at SU and Beyond
  • Miya Shay '95: A Storyteller at Heart
  • Orange Legacy: Sisterly Tradition
  • Christine Larsen G'84: A Talent for Technology
  • Q&A with Kent Hartman G'88: Secrets of a Rock ’N’ Roll Factory
  • Mussadiq Akram '10: Power Traveler
  • The View: Final Four Run