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Black & white photo of Jim Morin sitting at a desk drawing

Editorial Cartoonist Jim Morin’s Second PulitzerLink

Jim Morin ’75   |   By Renée K. Gadoua

Morin starts his day scrolling through Twitter, skimming newspapers, and watching the news. By 11 a.m., he emails his Miami Herald editor sketches for possible editorial cartoons.

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Two Syracuse sailors in a sailboat with one leaning off the side, just inches above the water

Sailing Club Makes a Comeback at SyracuseLink

Traditions   |   By Tom Wilber

At Syracuse University, Harmen Oscar Rockler ’13 was determined to spice up his education in journalism and political science with his passion for sailing. One thing led to another, and soon he was on a quest for a lost piece of Syracuse history.

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Composition with heart muscle cells overlaid on top of a portrait of Zhen Ma

How to Fix a Broken HeartLink

Syracuse Biomaterials Institute   |   By Sarah DiGiulio

Through stem cell research in his Syracuse Biomaterials Institute lab, Professor Zhen Ma and his team are growing human hearts so they can find better ways to fix them when they break.

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Farhana Sultana greets Pope Francis

Papal Meeting Addresses Access to Clean WaterLink

Human Rights   |   By Ellen Mbuqe

Maxwell School geography professor Farhana Sultana is passionate about one of the most basic and important resources on Earth: water.

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