From Boston to San Francisco and just about everywhere in between, Orange alumni are calling the plays in a hometown near you.
Syracuse University’s facilities plan advances innovation and accessibility to meet emerging demands and help shape the future of student life.
Culinary specialist William Collins discusses the risks of eating too much salt and shares strategies to reduce sodium consumption.
College of Law alumna Tahanie Aboushi is running for Manhattan DA in pursuit of justice, mercy and truth.
Doctoral candidate Colin Swider studies the acoustic communication of African forest elephants, seeking a deeper understanding of this unique species, the ecology of the Congo Basin, and best practices to prevent poaching.
Ella Saada hopes to lead the return of the Syracuse University women’s volleyball team to the NCAA tournament in 2020.
Funding signals “world-class research with real-world impact,” says Director M. Lisa Manning.
Samuel Kuffuor-Afriyie discovered a musical language that spoke to him when he received a grant to compose new organ pieces honoring his family’s native country.
The BioInspired Institute’s new microcredentialing program gives graduate students and postdocs valuable communication and management skills for success in competitive job markets.
Falk College’s Marriage and Family Therapy graduate programs are pushing telehealth to the forefront in a quest to serve an increasingly diverse clientele.
English professors Mona Awad, Jonathan Dee, George Saunders and Dana Spiotta discuss the surge in fiction sales during COVID-19.
Sarah Kamya is working to put stories about and by people of color in Little Free Libraries all over the country.
Through its online master’s program in cybersecurity, the College of Engineering and Computer Science prepares students to thwart the dangers of the digital world.
In a recent Q&A, broadcast and digital journalism professor discusses best practices and some of the issues journalists are facing while covering events during the coronavirus pandemic.
NFL executive and television analyst Scott Pioli G’05 discusses his journey to earning a master’s degree in a conversation with Olivia Stomski, director of the Newhouse Sports Media Center.
James Henderson, associate professor of biomedical and chemical engineering, will help lead Universitywide Institute for Material and Living Systems.
The National Science Foundation has awarded professors Alison Patteson and Jennifer Schwarz a major grant to study the cellular uptake of the SARS2 virus.
When the pandemic hit, students and faculty in Syracuse Abroad’s Florence program were forced to change their plans but not their goals.
Kevin Belbey is a former team manager of the Syracuse University men’s basketball team and is now general manager of Boeheim’s Army.
With an eye toward serving the public, Sandra Cordova Micek joins city leaders to help Chicago safely reopen after the COVID-19 shutdown.
All-American lacrosse players Stephen Rehfuss and Jamie Trimboli put their post-college plans on hold to return to Syracuse and pursue a national championship.
After commissioning into the U.S. Air Force through Syracuse University’s Reserve Officer Training Program, 2nd Lt. Daniel Egert is putting satellites and people into orbit.
Jewél Jackson embraces every opportunity to gain hands-on experience and expand her writing portfolio as she prepares for a life of truth-telling as an investigative journalist.
When Michelle Osiyah ventured from her home in Africa to pursue a passion for technology, the iSchool sophomore brought along an open mind and a joyful spirit.
In the 1900s, Myer Prinstein leaped to international acclaim in track and field and grabbed four gold medals along the way.
Yearlong projects inspired by themes in Latinx and Hispanic cultures provide Syracuse University and City of Syracuse residents opportunities to learn, work and celebrate together.
Syracuse University alumnus Kieran Pickering co-leads Founders Give, a new charity providing food, beverages and consumer supplies to New York City hospital workers.
The program’s leadership staff worked with faculty and peer mentors to ensure students had a successful finish to the spring semester—and to continue building a culture of community.
Syracuse University’s Quantum Information Science research cluster aims to harness the potential of quantum computers. But what is quantum information?
Marine veteran and Institute for Veterans and Military Families alumnus Chris Dambach is using what he’s learned to sustain his business.
Professor Rick Burton’s Esports Management class offers valuable lessons in marketing and business strategy in the growing sector of electronic gaming.
After spending time aiding disaster relief efforts in Nepal, alumnus Brian Kam is acquiring a new skill set.
ROTC cadet Isabella Lee is a physics and neuroscience major who perseveres through difficult work and then enjoys sharing what she’s learned with other students.
Communications design majors help a local nonprofit rebrand fundraising materials to better serve the homeless in Central New York.
Raised in a tropical tourist mecca, Simran Mirchandani ventured out and found a welcoming college environment that felt surprisingly similar to her hometown.
Navy veteran says Syracuse was instrumental in helping her connect with the community she now serves.
Visual design students support South African newspaper’s COVID-19 reporting while learning to be nimble in the face of change.
Moving from the studio to the Zoom screen, first-year acting students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts use role-playing games and movies to hone their craft.
Food studies professor Anne Bellows discusses food shortages and how students can help shape national policy.
Whether the subject is chemistry, algebra or history, Syracuse University student volunteers find that successful tutoring requires patience, creativity and good listening skills.
Supply chain expert Julie Niederhoff gives us the lowdown on why supermarket meat cases may not have what we want at the moment, but offer other options.
Political scientist Shana Gadarian discusses the differences in COVID-19 language among political parties and offers advice on changing the tone.
Syracuse University alumni reflect on the enduring importance of positive teacher-student relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Falk College professor Tiago Barreira looks at the virus's effect on mental health in an effort to guide treatment for the future.
The WWII veteran and accomplished actor graduated from Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein ’99 provides a sounding board for couples trying to find their way through coronavirus isolation.
Grounded in his commitment to volunteer service, Brian Meeks ’20 has embraced opportunities to give back to the Syracuse community.
Nothing could stop Mackenzie Pearce from pursuing a career in her dream profession. Now her hard work is paying off with extraordinary opportunities and unbeatable connections.
Amanda Zall’s love for music is apparent, whether she’s teaching schoolchildren, performing or leading the Syracuse University Marching Band.
Motivated by a desire to make the most of opportunities that are scarce in his home country, Konstantinos Chrysoulas is realizing his full potential thanks to Syracuse University’s research resources.
With a passion for constitutional law, Aubre Dean L’20 prepares for a future as a civil rights attorney.
Applicants for nationally competitive awards gain valuable communication skills and a strong sense of purpose when guided by this dedicated team.
Epidemiologist David Larsen explains the science behind public masking recommendations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Architecture student Aaron Cass finds remote learning success and a creative vision for downtown Syracuse with support from professors and classmates.
Psychology professor and insomnia expert Les Gellis offers advice on developing healthy sleep habits and getting peaceful shut-eye during the pandemic.
The Virtual Physics Clinic welcomes students looking to enhance their understanding of the subject, picking up where the in-person collaborative learning space left off.
Eliot Raynes pursues his transmedia studies and job search from home in Maryland while reflecting on a rewarding journey at Syracuse University.
Whether in Syracuse or on the other side of the globe, resilient students adapt to the new reality and forge ahead.
Syracuse University alumnus and small business owner Logan Bonney uses his entrepreneurship expertise and hospitality training to guide sound business decisions at a challenging time.
Alumna Shaylah Nichols’ experiences in community service at Syracuse University and her semester studying in Africa have inspired a meaningful career path.
iSchool Professor Jennifer Stromer-Galley looks at how the spread of false, misleading information online affects election outcomes.
In-person interviews and job shadowing may have to wait, but undergraduates continue to make career-building connections with alumni mentors.
Beloved music instructor, trombonist and volunteer firefighter William “Bill” Harris reflects on decades of commitment to his alma mater and the Syracuse community.
The active duty officer is working toward her degree online through Newhouse’s Communications@Syracuse program.
University staff, faculty and student employees have stepped up to help the entire campus community make the transition online.
Assistant Professor Whitney Phillips discusses the ‘long-standing dysfunction of our information ecosystem’ and the risks it may pose to public health.
For Syracuse London instructor Becca Farnum and students abroad, COVID-19 provides unique insights on classroom topics and positive remote learning opportunities.
Distance counseling and telesupport during the pandemic keep clients and student interns connected and build stronger community.
Falk College graduate student Grace Cogan serves as a Deaf interpreter for Onondaga County’s daily COVID-19 briefings.
From phone calls to grocery shopping, there are several ways you can help older family members overcome the challenges of social distancing.
Law schools across the nation can look to Syracuse University’s College of Law JDi program as they go online.
Central New York manufacturer Tessy Plastics has produced 30,000 face shields designed by research and development engineer Brian Anderson ’14.
When Amanda Luke volunteered to mentor new students and assist professors teaching a first-year seminar, she forged an unexpected faculty connection that sparked a rewarding experience in a biology research lab and inspired her career path.
Masa Takaya G’07 discusses how his experience at Syracuse University helped him land his dream job working for the Olympic Organizing Committee.
The Ramboll internship program connected Syracuse and Clarkson University students with thought leaders to manage harmful algal blooms.
Cate Willing ’22 and her mother, USA Today reporter Jayne O’Donnell, navigate the coronavirus pandemic and remote work, together.
Despite recent shortages of consumer products and health care equipment, Patrick Penfield says the supply chain is strong and items will be back in stock soon.
Music educators at Syracuse University help students learn, perform and sustain meaningful connections in the digital realm to ease the “pandemic of separation.”
Chris Uyehara, a culinary specialist at Syracuse University’s Falk College and owner of Last Shot Distillery, is bottling hand sanitizer instead of his usual gold medal whiskeys.
Public health professor David Larsen answers our questions, sharing insights on how we can work together to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
Everybody needs some inspiration during these challenging days of social distancing. To that end, we’re happy to share the post Bravery in a Time of Coronavirus by a celebrated blogger and Syracuse University alumna.
Onward to Opportunity, a career training and professional certification program, allows transitioning service members, veterans and spouses to maintain progress toward post-service, in-demand careers during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Professor Shiu-Kai Chin, a cybersecurity expert, explains best practices for video conferencing to prevent disruptions for faculty and students.
Alivia Allers ’21 was studying in London when the COVID-19 threat became a global crisis. After an adventurous journey back to Syracuse, she finds that her London-based courses are proceeding seamlessly.
Syracuse Professor Rick Burton discusses the decision to move the dates of Olympic and Paralympic Games due to COVID-19.
Madeleine Gordon ’22, who is double majoring in Chinese and Arabic, finds that rowing and ROTC training reinforce valuable lessons in leadership and teamwork.
Geospatial scientist Rebekah Jones discovered a love for geography at Syracuse University and now she’s helping the state of Florida with its emergency response to the pandemic.
New York Post publisher Sean Giancola thrives on the challenges of the evolving media industry.
Philosophers can serve as a bridge between policy and science as decision-makers face difficult health care choices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Doctoral candidate Ehsan Sabaghian is a big-picture thinker and passionate advocate of collaboration. He knows that when people bring diverse perspectives to work toward a common goal, they solve real-world problems.
Pich Chet will enter Syracuse University in fall 2020 equipped with the media skills she gained in high school and the tenacity she learned from her mother while growing up in Cambodia.
Syracuse University schools and colleges are collaborating to print face shields that will protect health-care workers responding to community needs.
ROTC cadet and walk-on long snapper Mike Midkiff appreciates the support he's received as he integrates athletics with service to his country.
Three entrepreneurial Syracuse University alumni reflect on lessons learned and businesses they have built since graduation.
Driven by concern for children facing emotional trauma and loss, Barrington Bucknor ’21 prepares to enter medical school with a focus on brain science.
As the competitive gaming industry explodes worldwide, Syracuse University students enjoy the chance to relax and connect in a facility that welcomes gamers of every skill level.
International relations graduate student Nick Rogers has gained confidence and opportunity as he pushes beyond his comfort zone. Now he's set his sights on a career with the U.S. Department of Energy.
With immersion programs in major cities like Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and New York, students have access to experiential learning opportunities that can give them an edge in their chosen career paths.
Through the Narratio Fellowship program, local refugee students discover the power of storytelling.
The third floor of Flint Hall at Syracuse University brought Doug Phelps ’81 and Frank Salerno ’81 together. Now, more than three decades later, they’re not only still friends but business partners who just completed an iconic project.
Whitman senior Jamie Vinick founded The Women’s Network at Syracuse University to promote inclusion and opportunity for women on campus and in the workforce.
Engineering professors Yueh-Ying and Ming-Kuei Hu gave personal encouragement and an intellectual foundation that has created lasting respect and gratitude.
Living the mission that inspires the Robert B. Menschel Public Service Award, Janaisa Walker ’20 has embraced the opportunity to uplift minority communities and gain experience that aligns with her career goals.
Through InclusiveU, students with intellectual and developmental disabilities can be part of a strong community, taking advantage of opportunities across campus while learning to be independent.
Grounded in her commitment to sustainable water management, the young researcher is embracing every chance to learn and lead.
Years after dropping out of high school, the mother of four finds her place at Syracuse University with a 3.9 GPA
In a time when comics did not hold cultural cachet in the United States, Terry Nantiers ’79 pursued his passion for the medium. Today his company, NBM, is a premier publisher of literary comics.
Students trained at the Setnor School of Music enter the world of professional musicianship with an extraordinary foundation that emphasizes theory, inspires creativity and embraces diverse musical traditions.
Knowing how it feels to be alone in an unfamiliar environment, the international relations major has committed herself to helping displaced people adjust and succeed in new communities.
Throughout its 150-year history, Syracuse University has created programs of study that provide a strong academic foundation with an eye toward the future.
Undergraduate grants from The SOURCE empower students to bring their research and creative visions to life. Application deadlines for summer and 2020-21 grants are fast approaching.
For nearly a century, VIPs of government and policy have shared their insights with public-minded students and an engaged campus community at Syracuse University.
Jim and Linda Balducci love showing their Syracuse University pride. Now they hope their gifts will provide opportunities for future students and strengthen the University that they believe is the "backbone" of the city.
Aspiring to be part of something greater than himself, the former professional dancer is seizing chances to lead as a political science and policy studies major.
Syracuse University student entrepreneurs Nikita Chatterjee and Brianna Howard seek to reduce waterborne illnesses in India through an innovative filtration system that incorporates a customary practice.
With unbridled enthusiasm for art and business, the advertising and marketing major embraces whatever challenge comes his way.
The Barnes Center at The Arch positions Syracuse University as a leader in health and wellness in higher education. All under one roof, services from recreation to health care work together to care for and empower the whole student.
Raised in the Bronx, memorial scholar John Jankovic pursues a future built on his love of people, community and politics.
Syracuse University’s participation in a unique communitywide partnership opens doors of opportunity to local students, reinforcing the power of innovation in education.
Law student Manase Nyaga’s breadth of experience and Syracuse University education shape his goal to serve.
With a new, dedicated space in the Barnes Center at The Arch, the University’s pet therapy program brings students and dogs together for relaxing interactions.
A summer SOURCE grant allows art photography major Charlotte Howard to explore the secrets of a South Korean paradise.
Since 1962, the student-run programming board has been uniting the campus through entertainment while giving young leaders a chance to gain professional skills.