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Syracuse Lava Project pours over 500 pounds of lava in fifth year
SU's art and earth sciences departments came together for the event that drains lava from a furnace into water.
Save Our Black Squirrels group scurrying to rescue rare breed
Declining numbers of black squirrels in the Central New York region have inspired one student group to take action in order to stop the extinction.
National Geographic photographer speaks on power of photography, representation in media
Annie Griffiths' speech Tuesday night concluded this year's University Lecture Series.
Computer science sophomores start website to help SU students schedule classes
Three SU students developed a website that lets students enter criteria for what they are looking for in a schedule.
Live: Photographer Annie Griffiths at Syracuse University
Follow updates from the National Geographic photographer's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m Tuesday in Hendricks Chapel.
WNBA president discusses gender equality in sports at university lecture
Laurel Richie tackled issues facing women and LGBT athletes in the sporting community at the second university lecture of the semester.
Meditation is the new black
Universities across the country are bringing contemplative studies to the classroom to provide alternative learning methods to de-stress, improve focus and decrease distractions.
Live: WNBA president Laurel J. Richie at Syracuse University
Follow updates from the head of the Women’s National Basketball Association's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m Wednesday in Hendricks Chapel.
Former Amazon chief scientist talks big data potential at semester's first University Lecture
Andreas Weigend spoke to issues about data and its effect on education, the workplace and health care.
Live: Data scientist Andreas Weigend at Syracuse University
Follow updates from the Social Data Lab founder's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m Tuesday in Hendricks Chapel.
Black History Month speech addresses education and justice systems
Dr. Crystal Laura spoke Thursday on issues involving incarceration rates and their link to education in a speech sponsored by the School of Education.
Campus Commuter Challenge offers commuters chance to win prizes
Using Zimride, the challenge was created in hopes that more people will consider sustainable commuting practices.
Graduate student starts 'Love Doesn't Shove' campaign to help those in abusive relationships
Gabriella Kreuz wants to give back to the people and organizations that helped her after her time in a violent relationship, and help others in similar situations.
Day of Conversation invites campus input on Strategic Plan findings
The day consisted of three meetings, all meant to provide findings to the campus community and get input as to how to achieve their goals.
Red Cup Project announces design competition
The Red Cup Project, who made an installation out of red Solo cups in the fall semester, will return this spring with a contest to pick their next installation.
Got Consent? Be S.U.R.E. premieres #NotAskingForIt video
The Office of Health Promotion and Hill Communications put on the event, which included the video launch and discussions with different student organizations.
We love to hate snow: 5 reasons why
Some people can't get enough of snow in Syracuse, but others can't wait for it to melt. Here are five reasons why.
Defining consent defines you
Recent campaigns, media attention, and federal programs of sexual assault on college campuses have sparked more discussion about the definition of consent among students, faculty and administration.
NPR host speaks of importance of MLK's life lessons in annual celebration
The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, whose theme this year was "Remember. Celebrate. Act." is in its 30th year, and featured the presentation of the Unsung Hero Awards.
Marshall Street workers remember Gertis McDowell
Locals share stories about the unofficial "mayor of Marshall Street."
Generating justice with nonviolent protests
Peaceful movements such as #BlackLivesMatter and THE General Body inspire conversation on how social movements gain momentum and whether they will actually lead to justice.
SU protesters march to downtown Justice Center; draw on national momentum to demand justice for local victims
THE General Body supported the Monday afternoon protest, the third in one week.
Lack of grand jury indictments in Ferguson, Staten Island sparks rally at SU
Call-and-response chants rang out in front of Hendricks Chapel at 2 p.m. on Friday.
THE General Body continues advocacy for key demands, despite end of sit-in
Among student coalition's unresolved demands are additional mental health resources and re-establishment of Posse program funding.
With H-1B Visas complicating job prospects, Chinese international students struggle to find employment
The H-1B Visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations.
SU promotes tobacco-free policy through Great American Smokeout activities
Smoking will be prohibited on the Syracuse University campus beginning in summer 2015.
THE General Body: From general interest to campus social movement in less than two months
The student coalition ended its occupation of Crouse-Hinds Hall on Nov. 20, 17 days after the sit-in began and six weeks after the group formed.
THE General Body ends sit-in, plans to continue movement outside Crouse-Hinds
After 17 days in the lobby of Crouse-Hinds Hall, THE General Body vacated the building Thursday afternoon.
Second Elect Her workshop promotes women's involvement in Congress, university politics
The Saturday event was run through the American Association of University Women.
University looks into colleges' use of social media, development of individual brands
Consulting firm Bain & Company highlighted the topic in a diagnostic report for SU in April.
Alibrandi Catholic Center dances to a new beat with first benefit concert
Chris Lizzi will perform at the Walnut Place center on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Barry Scheck, co-founder of the Innocence Project, lectures on role of DNA evidence in criminal justice
Scheck's presentation was the final lecture of the fall 2014 University Lectures series.
Live: Attorney & DNA expert Barry Scheck at Syracuse University
Follow updates from DNA expert Barry Scheck's University Lectures talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hendricks Chapel.
Syracuse introduces new bike infrastructure introduced on Comstock, Waverly avenues
The city will hold public meetings in early 2015 to evaluate the new traffic patterns near campus.
Student painting teams aim to finish Mural on Mount Steps in November
Painting began on Sept. 28, with two shifts of painters working on Sundays.
Hacking attempts on campus network prompt recommendations of password protection
With 30,000 systems on campus, ITS constantly tracks the network for intruders.
Diversity and Transparency Rally unites protest movements on campus
The rally took place in front of Hendricks Chapel at 3:30 p.m. on Monday.
Shaw Center marks 20 years of leadership and engagement in Syracuse community
Literacy programs are among the center's earliest and largest.
Students occupy Crouse-Hinds Hall through sit-in, demanding acknowledgment of listed concerns
About 40 students will spend the night in the building's lobby.
Protests in Hong Kong hit home for exchange, study abroad students at SU
The Umbrella Movement began in Hong Kong in late September, as a response to changes to the electoral process there.
Maxwell School's 90th anniversary brings Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff to SU campus
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey spoke at the changing role of public service.
Laverne Cox discusses identity acceptance for Coming Out Month
The Orange Is the New Black actress spoke on Wednesday evening in Goldstein Auditorium.
Biking booms on the Hill, with SUNY ESF bike-lending program and plans in works at SU
More than 80 students signed up for SUNY ESF's bike library in the fall.
iSchool students partner with global technology company to create “hack-proof” security initiative
Known as Stealth, the still-developing technology will make the Internet go dark to hackers.
Multimedia artist Carrie Mae Weems discusses work in context of 60th birthday
Weems is the third speaker in the annual University Lectures series of Fall 2014.
Remembrance Week ends in rose laying ceremony, pledges to act forward
The emotional ceremony began at 2:03 p.m., the same time Pan Am 103 was bombed.
SU commemorates 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall with recreation on Crouse College lawn
The university is among the 43 U.S. schools participating in German Embassy-sponsored programming this week.
Red Cup Project draws attention to party culture, sustainability at SU
The solo cups that form the installations are made of a plastic that is not recyclable in Syracuse.
Eve Ensler of 'The Vagina Monologues' speaks on violence against women for University Lectures series
The activist has promoted change and education in more than 140 countries.
Fraternity brings distinctive women in media to share their success with the Syracuse community
Women of Distinction panelists were media standouts LaLa Vasquez, Loretta Divine and Iyanla Vanzant.
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