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CAASD Program Students Travel to Albany to Advocate for Student Aid

35 students from several programs in the Center for Academic Achievement and Student Development participated in New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day at the State Capital in Albany, NY. Students advocated for restoring aid that was recently cut for the Science and Technology Entry Programs (STEP/CSTEP), The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP),...
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Bob Wilson Named 2018 Martin Luther King Celebration Unsung Hero

The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee has announced this year’s Unsung Hero Award winners. The awards are presented annually to people who, in the spirit of King’s “beloved community,” have made a positive difference in the lives of others, but who are not widely recognized for their efforts. The categories include community member, student,...
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Meredith Symposium to Showcase Undergraduate Science Research Nov. 4

Undergraduate research will be on display at a daylong science symposium in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). On Saturday, Nov. 4, A&S will host the Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Life Sciences Complex’s Breed Lecture Hall (room...
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McNair Scholars Present Research at Spring Symposium April

The McNair Scholars Program will host the Spring 2017 Research Symposium on Friday, April 14, and Friday, April 21. The McNair Scholars will present on a variety of research topics spanning many disciplines. The first symposium will be held from 10:45 a.m. to 4:13 p.m. Friday, April 14, in Sims Hall, room 241. The presenters...
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Undergrads Team Up to Publish Bacteria Research, including a CSTEP scholar

Bacteria may be small, but the effect they have on us is anything but minor. Bacteria are often associated with illness and disease, but in reality most do us more good than harm. Although certain bacteria can wreak havoc on one’s health, many are important for our survival. In fact, the microbes in our body...
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Liberty Partnership Program at the Southside Communication Center: Life Skills Taught at End of School Day

The Southside Communication Center is much more than a safe place for middle school and high school students to gather after the school day ends. The center, opened in January 2011 through a partnership with the Southside Community Coalition, Syracuse University’s South Side Initiative Office and Home HeadQuarters, offers computer access, tutoring support, mentoring and...
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CSTEP Students Participate in Annual Conference

Eight scholars in the Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) presented their research at CSTEP’s 24th Annual Statewide Student Conference. The conference theme this year was “Journeys Beyond Excellence,” and was aimed at embodying the nearly 30 years of CSTEP programs. The conference was attended by over 550 participants, representing more than 40 colleges...
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Deans’ Panel Addresses Ways To Boost Student Involvement in STEM Fields

Is Syracuse University addressing the gap in higher education regarding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education of students? The short answer is: yes, and in plenty of ways. A more extensive response to that question was provided by the leaders of Syracuse University’s Colleges of Engineering and Computer Science; Information Studies; Education; and Arts...
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ULSAMP Hosts Forensic Science Camp for Syracuse City Students August 3-7

From Aug. 3-7, 45 students from the Syracuse City School District in grades 7-12, lived on the Syracuse University campus and participated in an academic schedule as rigorous as most college students’. They were part of the NSBE Jr. program, hosted by the Upstate Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. The National Society for Black...
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CSTEP Students Win Honors at Statewide Conference

At the Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program’s (CSTEP) 23rd Annual Statewide Student Conference on April 17-19, seven Syracuse University CSTEP students presented their research in oral and poster competitions: JiaJin Lei, Aubrielle Madia, Cindy Xu, Stephen Benn, Ashlee Thibaud, Berlini Narampanawe and John Huang. They competed alongside nearly 200 students representing more than 40 colleges...
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