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Thomas Talks to Cancer Network on Exercise Research

Gwendolyn Thomas, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise Science and director of the Exercise Prescription Lab, and Maggie Bedillion, graduate student in the lab, spoke with Cancer Network about their research on exercise and its effect on depression and anxiety in cancer patients. Previous research has shown that there is a link between cognitive...
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Tiago Barreira Discussed Global Childhood Obesity on CNN Health

“There are still more children that are underweight in the world than there are obese, but that’s likely to change pretty soon” Tiago Barreira, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise, spoke with Jacqueline Howard of CNN Health on the global issue of childhood obesity. The World Health Organization calls childhood obesity “one of the most serious...
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Waterman Receives Award from NASPA

Stephanie J. Waterman, Ph.D. ’83, G’04 (Higher Education) received the Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education Award from NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. This award is presented to an individual or organization that has provided dedicated service, consistent advocacy, and outstanding leadership to the higher education community on the national or international level. Stephanie is currently...
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Dawn Johnson Named ACPA Senior Scholar

Dawn Johnson, associate professor in the Department of Higher Education, has been named a Senior Scholar by the American College Personnel Association: College Student Educators International. This award goes to faculty members who advocate for integration of scholarship into the practice of student affairs. “ACPA has long been my professional home, so I am humbled and honored...
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Teaching with Dignity: Friends, colleagues reflect on legacy of education pioneer Robert “Bob” Newman

Soon after retiring from public teaching, Thelma Bonzek ’43 treated her former Syracuse professor Robert “Bob” Newman to lunch. The duo (along with their respective spouses, Joe Bonzek and Katherine Hughes ’91, ‘07) rekindled their affiliation over coffee and sandwiches, while espousing the merits of individualized education—a contrast to the more prevalent one-size-fits-all model. “I...
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Neal Powless G’08 to Head University Ombuds Office

Neal Powless G’08 has been appointed to the post of University ombuds. In this role, Powless will serve the campus community as a neutral, independent, informal and confidential resource for faculty, staff and graduate students who are seeking assistance to answer questions and resolve concerns. “Neal Powless has the demonstrated vision, wisdom, sensitivity, leadership, skills...
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James H. Rolling, Jr. Voted President-Elect of National Art Education Association

James Haywood Rolling Jr., dual professor and chair of art education and teaching and leadership in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) and School of Education and director of diversity, equity and inclusion in VPA, has been elected by his peers for the office of president-elect of the National Art Education Association (NAEA)....
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Gwendolyn Thomas Speaks to CNN About Exercise Study

Gwendoyn Thomas, Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Director of the Exercise Prescription Lab, spoke with CNN Health about a new study in the American Journal of Epidemilogy. Gwendolyn Thomas, an exercise physiologist and director of the Exercise Prescription Lab at Syracuse University in New York, called the new study “exciting…” “…In this article,...
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O’Hara’s Work Highlights the Effects of Social Class Microaggressions on Individuals

Caroline O’Hara, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Services, co-authored a new study in Counselor Education & Supervision exploring doctoral-level counseling students’ encounters with social class microaggressions (SCMs) during counselor education training Although overt expressions of hostility are considered to be ill-mannered and undesirable behaviors, covert discrimination and degradation continue to be directed...
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Katie Berrell: A Scholar’s Special Journey Through Remembrance

Original story for SU News by Kelly Homan Rodoski Even though he passed away nearly a decade before she was born, Steven Russell Berrell has always been a strong presence in the life of his niece, Katie, a Syracuse University senior. His smile radiates from the family pictures in her home, and from the pin...
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