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Story Archive: 2021

Changing the Narrative

By Sarah H. Griffin

Graduate student examines the American story through the perspective of Indigenous peoples and writes a new chapter of her own story.

An Educator and Advocate

By Shaina M. Hill

An inclusive elementary and special education teacher prepares to be a champion for the equity of students.

Inspired by Community

By Betsey A. Brairton

Haudenosaunee Promise Scholar flourishes on campus while staying committed to her cultural teachings.

Inspired Problem Solving

By Sarah H. Griffin

Architecture student draws on new experiences and opportunities in Italy to design solutions for real-world challenges.

Rising to the Challenge

By Lisa Maresca

A senior international relations major and writing minor makes her mark in and out of the classroom.

Creative Problem Solver

By Jay Cox

Syracuse alum puts his engineering and public health knowledge to work helping the University monitor for the COVID-19 virus.

More Than a Diploma

By Mary Beth Horsington

Newhouse seniors enhance their portfolios with career-focused internships in the University’s Division of Marketing and Communications.

Broadcasting Excellence

By Rob Enslin

Two students in the broadcast and digital journalism program will host the University’s virtual Commencement ceremonies.

Suiting Up for Success

By Rob Enslin

The college marshal of Engineering and Computer Science inspires others in her roles as a tech savant and Otto the Orange.

The Path to Discovery

By Shaina M. Hill

Junior blazes a trail in undergraduate research while studying biology, chemistry and forensic science.

Riding the Wave

By Nick Didio

Syracuse student and faculty researchers have contributed to groundbreaking discoveries in astronomy.

Spatial Explorations

By Mary Beth Horsington

International architecture student finds the tools she needs to channel her creativity and build a career.

Experiments and Experience

By Lisa Maresca

A physics and mathematics major works side by side with professors and graduate students on complex research.

Stepping Up to the Plate

By Sarah H. Griffin

Sport management major aims to put his education to work for greater diversity and equity in sports industries.

You Otto Know

By Maren Powell

You know Otto. Now meet some of the seniors who have embodied our mascot’s exuberant spirit.

Empathy for Innovation

BE ORANGE By Betsey A. Brairton

Industrial design student uses thoughtful design solutions to help humans stay healthy with the aid of technology.

A Climate for Change

By Rob Enslin

An atmospheric scientist is studying the link between climate change and crop production.

Good Medicine

By Lisa Maresca

A future physician aims to make a difference for vulnerable populations through hands-on research.

Tutoring in a Time of Need

By Jay Cox

Through virtual connections, a Syracuse University community initiative helps local students succeed in their schoolwork.

Visualizing Science

By Jay Cox

Syracuse University alumna pairs genetics research with imagery to enhance science communication.

A Life Worth Fighting For

By Mary Beth Horsington

Newhouse standout maneuvered from sports writing to professional hockey management with ease, but now faces a daunting challenge.

Lesson Plans

By Lisa Maresca

Dedicated to making classrooms more inclusive, a teacher-in-training prepares to share her passion for education.

Building for the Future

By Alex Dunbar

Civil engineering student wants to bring crucial infrastructure to developing nations, including his home country, Eritrea.

Making It All Happen

By Sarah H. Griffin

Sport management professor mentors students by inspiring passion and determination.

Touchdown on Mars

By Alex Dunbar

NASA engineer’s passion for science and innovation shine in viral video as Perseverance Rover makes its landing.

A Loud Housewarming

By Rob Enslin

Syracuse University students returned to the stadium for the first time in a year, cheering the men’s lacrosse team to victory.

Vote of Confidence

By Rob Enslin

A finalist for the prestigious Truman Scholarship is encouraging the youth vote and addressing voter apathy through civic education.

Beyond the Classroom

By Mary Beth Horsington

Student interns prepare for a competitive job market with real-world responsibilities in a professional marketing environment.

A Catalyst for Change

By Jay Cox

Senior seeks to create a positive impact on society through the world of sports and his media experience.

Dreams Take Flight

By Lisa Maresca

Air Force ROTC and Civil Air Patrol cadet looks toward an exciting career in aerospace engineering.

Career Growth Without Compromise

By Betsey A. Brairton

In the online Executive MPA program, this community and government relations professional doesn’t have to choose between coursework and career.

Inspired by Community

By Sarah H. Griffin

Literacy education professor supports community initiatives and provides hands-on learning opportunities for students.

The Intercultural Collective

By Sarah H. Griffin

In the renovated Schine Student Center, the co-location of cultural resources promotes a focus on intersectionality and inclusion.

Embodying the Orange Spirit

By Eileen Korey

The Schine Student Center renovation was fueled by alumna’s deep commitment to students and the Syracuse University community.

Building Game Changers

By Rob Enslin

The head coach of the women’s basketball program has spent the past 15 years molding champions, on and off the court.

A Vision From Many Voices

By Jay Cox

Since 2014, student feedback has played a major role in shaping the design of the newly renovated Schine Student Center.

Dynamic Duo

By Jay Cox

Two veteran guards anchor a women’s basketball team that’s laden with talent.

On a Quest for Knowledge

By Jay Cox

Crown Honors student delves into research, peer education and campus activities that help her grow as a person.