Magazine: Spring 2017

Virtual Explorations

Faculty and students enhance their disciplines with immersive media technology. Also featuring: Solar Solution, Lifting Lives, You’re Hired.

Spring 2017 issue cover featuring a faculty member wearing virtual reality goggles

Cover Story

Virtual Explorations

Through immersive media technology, Syracuse faculty and students are finding new ways to enhance their disciplines and work, while also considering its impact on the future. 


Solar Solution

The Thrive Projects team of SU alumni and students is bringing power to parts of earthquuake-ravaged Nepal with an easy energy fix and empowering its citizens to take the work even further. 

Lifting Lives

Falk College’s Department of Marriage and Family Therapy seeks to promote change and healing in people’s lives, addressing mental health issues through research, teaching, and provising therapy in the community. 

You’re Hired

Capitalizing on alumni network connections, recent graduates turn internships into employment. 

Also in this Issue

Chancellor’s Message

Opening Remarks

Orange Matters

Syracuse People

Alumni Journal

  • Q&A with Tom Coughlin ’68, G’69: Understanding What’s Important in Life and Tales of SU Football
  • Max Levitt ’11: Gearing Up to Play Ball
  • Orange Connection: Seminary Colleagues
  • José Luis Vilson ’04: Elevating Educator
  • Evelyn Granieri ’78: Finding Joy in Geriatric Care
  • Philanthropy: #GivingCUSEDay shows the power of alumni support
  • Ira Berkowitz ’82: Keeping Orange Company
  • Orange Connection: Creating Pathways to Tech Careers
  • Tribute with Doug George-Kanentilo ’80: Reflections on a Beloved Friend of Native Peoples
  • Michael Wohl ’72, L’75: Constructing a Legacy
  • Martha Kelly ’79: Piecing Together a Heroine’s Tale
  • 30 Under 30 Honors: Generation Orange Shines on Forbes’s Influential Listings
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction: Biden Honored for Service to Country
  • The View: Campus Hawk Watch