Syracuse University

August 5, 2016 - 11:41am
At Friday's pre-season media event, SU's new coach and players tout up-tempo offense.

Syracuse Orange football coach Dino Babers doesn’t believe in ceilings. He doesn’t believe in walls either.

Entering his first year at the helm of the Orange and with practice set to begin Saturday morning, Babers said he isn’t setting expectations for his team’s record this season.

May 29, 2016 - 1:14pm
Although underrepresented in many science and technology fields, undergraduate SU women are stopping at nothing.

When asked about the challenges for female students in science and technology fields, Sharon Alestalo is quick to mention "molehills" of disadvantages.

The program director for Syracuse University's WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) said researcher Virginia Valian accurately described how women find it difficult to break into male-dominated fields.  

May 2, 2016 - 1:46pm
Syracuse University hosted its annual Relay for Life event last week to bring awareness to the deep-rooted effects cancer has on so many lives.

It's safe to say cancer had touched the lives of everyone present at Relay for Life at Syracuse University last week. 

For Karen Brunetti, it was her father. 

For Kathryn Miller, it was her elementary school gym teacher. 

For Aodhan Doyle, it was his mother. 

May 1, 2016 - 9:48am
Students celebrated the end of the school year with a passion for good music at Syracuse University's annual Carrier Dome concert.

More than 13,000 people bounced up and down for four hours at the Carrier Dome on Friday to the tunes of Jon Bellion, Chance the Rapper and The ChainsmokersFans were excited for the concert, pushing their way as close to the barrier between the stage and audience before any performer was even on stage.

April 19, 2016 - 4:57pm
Syracuse has come in 48th place in the eight-week competition which keeps track of the recycling data of 207 schools nationwide.

It started 15 years ago with a friendly competition between two rival Ohio colleges. Both Ohio University and Miami University had similar recycling programs, and both wanted to increase their recycling rates in dining halls and dorms. So the schools’ recycling coordinators decided to motivate students by channeling their competitive spirits — and RecycleMania was born.

“We didn’t know if it would work or not,” said Stacy Wheeler, president and co-founder of the tournament that became RecycleMania. “After the second week, I realized that we had created a monster.”

April 18, 2016 - 9:12am
Howard reportedly stabbed SU defensive backs Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield; both are expected to be okay

Naesean Howard, 20, faces two charges of assault in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree for the alleged stabbing that took place on Saturday evening. 

Syracuse defensive backs Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield were the victims of the stabbing. Scissum and Winfield were transported to the hospital separately, and both are expected to make full recoveries.

April 15, 2016 - 9:26am
Syracuse University graduate students exhibit collection of artwork in Shaffer Art Building.

The annual exhibition of the Master of Fine Arts thesis candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts opened on Thursday.

This year’s exhibition, titled None the Wiser, featured the work of 27 artists who created works of art in a variety of disciplines from sculpture and painting to digital art, virtual reality and music.

The works of art addressed a wide range of contemporary discourse such as human waste and consumption, sustainability, democracy and black feminism through visual, auditory and textual media.

April 12, 2016 - 8:57pm
The executive producer and host of the popular podcast series was the final speaker in this year's University Lecture Series.

One story, told week by week.

The familiar introduction — eerie chords, snippets of conversations, soundbites pulled from an incomplete puzzle — rang throughout Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday evening.

April 11, 2016 - 9:36am
Jacqueline Woodson, author of "Brown Girl Dreaming," spoke about her life and her work as a black author of children's books.

When Jacqueline Woodson recites her poetry from memory, it doesn't sound like words — it sounds like music.

April 11, 2016 - 9:28am
Albright discussed her 40-year career in international affairs with Maxwell Dean James Steinberg during the eighth annual Tanner Lecture.

Madeleine Albright served as the United States' first female secretary of state from 1997 to 2001 — but to her youngest granddaughter, that’s no big deal.

“Only girls are secretary of state,” Albright recalled her now 14-year-old granddaughter saying at age seven.