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Marvin and Helaine Lender

Syracuse University 2019 Honorary Degrees include Marvin Lender ’63

An international diplomat and champion for human rights; a global executive and philanthropist; an expert economist and leader in U.S. monetary policymaking; and a successful family business entrepreneur and social justice philanthropist will be awarded honorary degrees at Syracuse University’s 2019 Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 12. Zainab Hawa Bangura, former United Nations special representative...
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Casarae Gibson

Arts and Sciences Professor Named Inaugural Lender Center Fellow

Casarae Gibson, assistant professor of African American literature and studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the first Lender Faculty Fellow by the Lender Center for Social Justice. The Lender Faculty Fellowship supports a two-year research project to critically and creatively explore contemporary social issues, develop innovative approaches to these problems, and implement...
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Dianne Christenson sleds down a snowy hill with her arms in the air

New Zealand Fulbright Scholar finds cold weather, warm community at Syracuse

Second in a 4-part series of profiles on Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching recipients While initially envious of some of her Fulbright colleagues that got sent to Arizona and warmer climates, Dianne Christenson now says she couldn’t be happier that Syracuse was ultimately selected as her destination. Not only because she got to go nearly...
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Faculty, Students, Local Teachers Participate in Lesson Study at Homer Jr. High School

Students and teachers from Burton Street Elementary School (Cazenovia) and Marcellus High School participated in an “It’s Go Time: Science For All” lesson study conference at Homer Jr. High School in Cortland. The conference was led by Sharon Dotger, associate professor of science education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, and Jessica Whisher-Hehland, Coordinator...
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Ranielle Navarro

Ranielle Navarro brings passion and positivity for science and literacy to Syracuse

First in a 4-part series of profiles on Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching recipients Aware of her status as the youngest person in the group of 18 recipients of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI) spending the semester in Syracuse, Ranielle Navarro, an elementary science teacher from the Philippines,...
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Art Education Alum’s Zentangle Method Featured in Syracuse New Times

Dan Bingham ’06 (Arts Education) was featured in the Syracuse New Times, where he talked about how he used the Zentangle Method both in his own work and in the classroom. The Zentangle method is a form of both art and relaxation which involves creating structured patterns, which Bingham combines into larger images of animals....
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Gwendolyn Thomas

Exercise Science Professor Gwendolyn Thomas Secures NIH Grant to Study Exercise and Cannabis Use

Gwendolyn Thomas, assistant professor of exercise science in the School of Education, has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study the effects of resistance exercise on people with severe cannabis use disorders (CUDs). It’s the first such study, Thomas says. Thomas, director of the Exercise Prescription Laboratory (ExRx Lab), will perform this...
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Alan and Dottie Goldberg at the Holocaust Museum Houston

Emertius Professor Honored at InterFaith Works Leadership Award Dinner

Alan Goldberg, professor emeritus in the Department of Counseling and Human Services, will be recognized at the 2019 InterFaith Works Leadership Award Dinner. Goldberg is being honored as a community visionary for his work in Holocaust and genocide education. The dinner will take place Tuesday, April 30 at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College....
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Don Ely in his office in the 1970s

Professor Emeritus Don Ely to be Honored at the One University Awards

The Syracuse University community will come together on Friday, April 12, for the third annual One University Awards Ceremony, celebrating excellence within the University. The ceremony, at which major University awards are bestowed, will be held in Hendricks Chapel from 4-5:30 p.m., with a reception to follow in the lobby of the Heroy Geology Laboratory....
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Kal Alston

Professor Kal Alston Named President Elect by the Philosophy of Education Society

Kal Alston, professor of cultural foundations of education and associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Education, will serve as president elect for the Philosophy of Education Society for 2019-20 year before becoming president of the organization in 2020-21. Alston has been active with Philosophy of Education Society (PES) for over 30 years, having...
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