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Donald Newhouse, Joe Biden address commencement ceremonies
More than 5,000 members of the Syracuse University class of 2016 received diplomas.
Looking beyond graduation
Class of 2016 graduates are determined to find careers they love even if it means finding jobs that are unrelated to their undergraduate degrees.
Relay for Life shines light on cancer victims, survivors, fighters
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.
RecycleMania encourages competitive recycling
Syracuse has come in 48th place in the eight-week competition which keeps track of the recycling data of 207 schools nationwide.
'Serial' host Sarah Koenig speaks about her 'pop culture' podcast
The executive producer and host of the popular podcast series was the final speaker in this year's University Lecture Series.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks about experiences amidst protest
Albright discussed her 40-year career in international affairs with Maxwell Dean James Steinberg during the eighth annual Tanner Lecture.
Author shares her adventures with the strange
Mary Roach, journalist and author of several books, pursues all things considered weird, fascinating or taboo.
R1 designation highlights consistent research
A prestigious recognition listed SU as a top-tier research university — however, research faculty members and graduate students already saw the school as one.
Major League Soccer commissioner defends U.S. soccer growth
Don Garber, who has held the highest position in the MLS since 1999, came to speak about recent soccer trends — and scandals — as part of SU's University Lectures series.
Psychologist behind 'Inside Out' speaks at semester's first University Lecture
Dacher Keltner's work in studying compassion and human psychology led to his contribution in developing the emotional characters starring in the 2015 Disney Pixar film.
Journalist Kathy Gannon receives Tully Award for Free Speech after being shot in the field
The Associated Press correspondent is the ninth recipient of the award for her dangerous, important work in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
SUNY-ESF professor's research links pollution to low socio-economic communities
Assistant professor Mary Collins' research tracked more than 16,000 US factories and their pollutants.
Glassblower finds beauty, purpose in sharp shards
Sally Prasch, Syracuse University's in-house glassblower, makes custom pieces for faculty and staff in the chemistry department.
Panel discusses lack of women's sports coverage
Speakers from ESPN, NBC Sports Group, Fox Sports, USA TODAY Sports, CBS News came to share their experiences and thoughts on the difficulties of sports reporting at the Sports Matters panel discussion.
Empowerment Banquet fosters strength in young women
Comedian April Lee Hernandez headlined the 16th annual event, hosted by the Xi chapter of Omega Phi Beta. “The Era of the New Woman” was the banquet's theme.
MLK Dinner speaker advocates for consolidating community movements
Activist and media personality Marc Lamont Hill served as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and highlighted activism and agency.
Students and professors suggest most effective studying habits
With finals approaching, professor says sleep should come before cramming.
Syracuse Black Celestial Choral Ensemble sees one another as family
The Syracuse Black Celestial Choral Ensemble has fostered a sense of unity in the campus community, impacting its members beyond their musical performances.
Syracuse graduate students showcase their talent at ComArt Open Studios
Graduate students of all levels share their work, complete or incomplete, with the public to end the semester.
The 'Flying Busman' helms poetic rides to campus
Centro driver Mickey Mahan says his job provides him with inspiration and practice to be a poet.
Verbal Blend empowers students through spoken word at Take the Mic poetry slam
Eleven students compete to be top poet in skill, presence and content at Verbal Blend's 6th annual poetry competition.
Creations Dance Company fights stigmas with dance in "The Unspoken"
Creations Dance Company performed for an audience of over 200, expressing themselves on topics such as suicide and addiction, which are considered "taboo" by today's standards.
Broadcast TV legend Bob Dotson returns to SU to talk storytelling with Newhouse students
Seniors Cheyenne Woods and Hunter Saenz hosted a Q&A session with Dotson, where he shared details of some of his stories during his career.
Hendricks vigil calls for 'hope in the midst of darkness' of terrorist attacks
The Monday night ceremony opened with readings of hope and peace from five different faiths.
Victims of terrorist attacks honored with vigil at Wall of Remembrance
Candelight vigil commemorates those lost in Paris, Beirut and Egypt.
NAACP Blacktivism Conference brings social-justice awareness to campus, features activists
The Syracuse University chapter of the NAACP hosted a conference for those looking to become better activists and more aware of the plight of Black people in America.
Biden visit brings the White House to the Hill
The arrival of the Vice President and his Secret Service detail generates excitement among students and faculty.
Biden delivers simple message to SU crowd: 'It's on us' to end sexual assault
Vice President Joe Biden brought his fight to end violence against women to Goldstein Auditorium on Thursday.
Author Kate Harding takes on rape culture with her book 'Asking for It'
Her speech at Newhouse on Monday was the first of this week's "It's on Us" events.
Discussion on sexual assault focuses on educating students
The conversation highlighted the need to spread awareness about campus resources and to provide education that is inclusive of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
Students bask in November sunshine
The campus community reacts to the unseasonably warm weather in the past two days.
Best-selling author Naomi Klein thinks 'transition is coming' in fight against climate change
In the last University Lecture of 2015, Klein urged students to continue to act as part of a global network of social justice.
Greek or Treat draws over 100 Syracuse children
The annual Halloween event pairs local children with SU student "bigs" for Halloween-centered activities.
For Remembrance Scholars, connections and legacies run deeper than just one week
Three of the 2015 Remembrance Scholars reflect on the victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing they have chosen to represent.
Dear Straight People poetry slam draws upon important, emotional topics
The LGBT Resource Center hosted four poets at "Dear Straight People," the keynote event for Coming Out Month.
Mothers of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown urge students to speak up about racial inequality
The women were joined by CNN's Fredricka Whitfield and Sunny Hostin and attorney Benjamin Crump, who all called for better media representation of black shooting victims.
'New York Times' columnists talk racial inequality
The third University Lecture of the semester featured Charles Blow and Ross Douthat, who spoke about modern issues and politics of race in America.
Black Artist League encourages students to raise awareness of, emphasize black art
The group hosted an artist social Thursday, where students presented their art and talent.
Writer Cheryl Strayed visits alma mater to discuss ‘Wild’ in Hendricks Chapel
New York Times best-selling author talks life, writing, and the everyday struggles of being human.
Pianist Leon Fleisher performs and discusses his work at first University Lecture in Hendricks Chapel
The pianist overcame injury to his right hand and found a passion for teaching music.
Latino Heritage Month speaker embraces identity and offers encouragement to students
Syracuse University alumna Janel Martinez returned to speak about her experiences at the Newhouse School and in the media industry as an Afro-Latina woman.
Campus display honors victims of Sept. 11 attacks
College Republicans staked dozens of American flags on the lawn between the Schine Student Center and Newhouse School.
First day feelings
Students on the quad shared their feelings as the first day of classes for the 2015-16 academic year kicked off.
Food Recovery Network chapter donates thousands of pounds of campus food
Every day dozens of students recover uneaten food from dining halls on Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF campuses to give to shelters in the community.
Students behind music of Crouse College chimes
Nine Chimemasters play the Crouse College chimes three times a day, a Syracuse University tradition that began in the late 1800s.
Lambda Phi Epsilon emerges as new Asian American fraternity at SU
After a hazing scandal that rocked Nu Alpha Phi, another Asian Greek organization rises to prominence hoping to leave a lasting impression on the campus.
Commencement closes SU's year with celebrations and calls for curiosity
Award-winning poet Mary Karr and others aim to inspire more than 6,000 SU and SUNY-ESF graduates, their families and supporters on Sunday.
Red Cup Project displays installation made of Solo cups on quad
The display came after a design competition in which the winning design planned to create spherical shapes out of the red Solo cups.
Rep. John Katko speaks on forensic science and national security at Maxwell
The congressman said forensic science is key to defending national security.
University Lecture series announces 2015-2016 lineup including 'Wild' author and 'Serial' creators
This upcoming year marks the 15th season of the SU campus speaker series and will bring a musician and authors, among others.
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