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March 2, 2018 - 11:12am
Iconic plus-size supermodel talks to SU students about navigating the fashion industry while reinforcing body love and self-appreciation.

The complex housing the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics is usually quiet at night, but this Wednesday evening was out of the ordinary.

On Feb. 28, Syracuse University students and faculty crowded the hallways as they filed into Grant Auditorium for the Third Annual Ann Selkowitz Litt Distinguished Speaker Series. In recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Falk College welcomed world-renowned supermodel Emme '85 for her lecture "Facing our fears: Embracing the ones we're with!"

February 20, 2018 - 8:03pm
University of Pennsylvania's engineering dean was the first featured speaker in the University Lectures's spring series.

It was an unusually warm February night at Hendricks Chapel, and Dr. Vijay Kumar made sure to acknowledge that as he thanked the audience that turned out to listen to his speech.

“I’ve been to Syracuse 4 times, and I’ve learned usually not to come during a month with the letter R in its name,” Kumar joked, drawing laughter and applause from the crowd.

January 28, 2018 - 11:34pm
The 33rd annual event at the Carrier Dome featured Angela Rye, who spoke about the futility of pure intentions left unaccompanied by real action.

From Intention to Impact. That was the theme of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. From the musical student performances to the keynote speaker Angela Rye’s impassioned speech, this year’s event was not only a celebration, but a call to action.

“We’re at a time, in this day and age,” Rye said, addressing the media before the start of the event, “that we need more work and less talk.”

November 30, 2017 - 11:19am
A crowd of around 100 people gathered outside Hendricks Chapel on Wednesday to protest the Congressional Republican tax plan and listened to members of the Syracuse Graduate Employees United.

Syracuse University graduate students gathered outside Hendricks Chapel on Nov. 29 to speak out against the proposed Congressional Republican tax plan. Faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students alike gathered outside the chapel on the chilly Wednesday morning. A crowd of around 100 people was bursting with positivity and applause.

November 9, 2017 - 10:42pm
Historian Jill Lepore spoke at Hendricks Chapel on Thursday evening on the topic of her newest book, "The Secret History of Wonder Woman."

The latest installment of Syracuse's University Lectures brought Jill Lepore, an American historian, David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University, and staff writer at The New Yorker to Hendricks Chapel on Thursday night.

October 27, 2017 - 12:45pm
Students had the chance to reflect on the lives lost in the Pan Am Flight 103 attack over Lockerbie, Scotland and on the Remembrance Week motto "Look back, act forward" at Syracuse University's open archives.

The Pan Am Flight 103 archives have opened their doors for another year as Syracuse University celebrates Remembrance Week and honors those whose lives were lost in the bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland. The archives hold artifacts from the 35 SU students who died during the attack as well as items and information on all 270 victims of the flight that crashed on December 21, 1988.

October 23, 2017 - 3:33pm
UPDATE (10/26):

Syracuse University students will have the opportunity to help rebuild Puerto Rico first hand after the devastation brought by Hurricane Maria in September. The Student Association is partnering with Hendricks Chapel for a disaster relief trip to the island over winter break. 

In a statement, Angie Pati and James Franco, vice president and president of the Student Association, said: " We have been so inspired and captivated by relief efforts led by the Puerto Rican community on campus."

October 16, 2017 - 11:57am
Syracuse University on Monday joined a worldwide announcement of a discovery in gravitational wave research.

Syracuse University officials joined the National Science Foundation on Monday to announce a discovery that confirmed the origins of gold, platinum and other heavy metals.

October 9, 2017 - 10:55am
More than 2,200 alumni came to campus to celebrate all things Orange.

While students unwound Thursday after a week of midterm exams, over 2,200 alumni poured onto campus for Orange Central 2017. A celebration of the ‘Cuse community, Orange Central is a chance for alumni to reconnect through events, activities, and planned reunions, but the whole campus community is encouraged to participate. This year, over 50 activities were planned.

September 27, 2017 - 10:56am
Local high temperature records were broken this week but will be cooling off as soon as tomorrow.

Syracuse in late September, a once picturesque fall setting, has recently experienced a heatwave with temperatures that have not been seen in over a century.

While warm weather is scarce in Syracuse especially once fall rolls around, the recent heatwave has upended some students’ expectations for the season.

“I definitely wasn’t expecting it coming into Syracuse," forensic science freshman Kyla Reitzel. "I also don’t like how we don’t have AC."

Other students have stronger feelings on the unseasonably warm weather.