Magazine: Fall/Winter 2015

The Particle Detectives

In an amazing adventure of modern science, a group of Syracuse physicists is providing breakthroughs on some of the most mysterious particles of the universe. Also featuring: Explorations in Aging, Perfect Harmony, Sacred Justice.

Fall 2015 cover featuring a concept illustration of particles

Cover Story

The Particle Detectives

Searching for the Universe's most elusive matter.


Explorations in Aging

The SU Aging Studies Institute takes a multidisciplinary approach to the ever-evolving issues confronting older citizens. 

Perfect Harmony

Syracuse University’s choirs, choruses, and vocal ensembles raise their voices in the universal langauge of song.

Sacred Justice

In revealing a long-hidden family secret, an alumna author sheds light on her grandfather’s influencial role in the covert operation to assassinate the perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide. 

Also in this Issue

Chancellor’s Message

Opening Remarks

Orange Matters

  • Management Partnership: Student-Run Firm Elevates Experiential Learning
  • International Outreach: Nourishing Hope in Uganda
  • Media Industry: Newhouse Celebrates 50 Years of Leadership
  • Cybersecurity: Thwarting Attacks
  • Career Services: Ambassadors Enhance Professional Development
  • University Wellness Initative: Healthy Outlook
  • Research Snapshot: Using Public Deliberation to Define Patient Roles in Reducing Diagnostic Error
  • SU Project Advance: Connecting Overseas with High School Students
  • SU Athletics: National Champs! 

SU People

Alumni Journal

  • Traditions: Twists and Twirls
  • Reflections with George Marotta ’50, G’51: Thank You, Uncle Sam
  • Chris Renaud ’89: Fun at Work
  • Collin O’Mara G’06: Wildlife Conservationist
  • Q&A with Rachel Mazur G’96: Bear Essentials
  • Drama Alumni Showcase: Showing off Orange Talent
  • Smithsonian National Postal Museum Exhibition: Showcasing Black America History
  • Orange Central 2015
  • Larry Kramer ’72: A Newsman's Odyssey in Digital Media
  • Jan Strauss Raymond ’65: Inspiring Success in Education
  • Joy Cho ’01: Powered by Joy
  • Emily Vacher G’95, G/L’97: Safety and Security Expert
  • Joseph Kaifala G’10: Vision for a Peaceful Future
  • The View: Hard Earned