April 12, 2016 - 8:57pm
The executive producer and host of the popular podcast series was the final speaker in this year's University Lecture Series.

One story, told week by week.

The familiar introduction — eerie chords, snippets of conversations, soundbites pulled from an incomplete puzzle — rang throughout Hendricks Chapel on Tuesday evening.

April 11, 2016 - 9:28am
Albright discussed her 40-year career in international affairs with Maxwell Dean James Steinberg during the eighth annual Tanner Lecture.

Madeleine Albright served as the United States' first female secretary of state from 1997 to 2001 — but to her youngest granddaughter, that’s no big deal.

“Only girls are secretary of state,” Albright recalled her now 14-year-old granddaughter saying at age seven.

March 30, 2016 - 11:12am
Mary Roach, journalist and author of several books, pursues all things considered weird, fascinating or taboo.

Mary Roach can easily be described as gutsy — fairly often, her work literally involves guts. 

March 24, 2016 - 9:39am
A prestigious recognition listed SU as a top-tier research university — however, research faculty members and graduate students already saw the school as one.

Back in February, Syracuse University media created a small explosion of excitement when the school received an award for its level of research excellence.

March 24, 2016 - 8:10am
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.

Soccer worldwide has endured heated criticism in the past year in regards to FIFA and its recent corruption scandals.

Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer, faced similar heat in Hendricks Chapel when he came to speak as part of the Syracuse University's University Lectures series.

March 9, 2016 - 11:19am
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.

Upon learning that Dacher Keltner consulted Pixar for the 2015 film Inside Out on how to accurately portray emotions, people — including adults — ask him about their own feelings.

March 8, 2016 - 9:35am
The Associated Press correspondent is the ninth recipient of the award for her dangerous, important work in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Kathy Gannon received the 2015 Tully Award for Free Speech on March 7. Gannon, a native Canadian, spent the past 18 years in Afghanistan and Pakistan as a senior correspondent for the AP. She is known for having exclusive contact with the Taliban and for her tenacious attitude when it comes to reporting on important issues in the region such as women's rights, elections and the intricacies of war.

March 7, 2016 - 10:23am
Assistant professor Mary Collins' research tracked more than 16,000 US factories and their pollutants.

Research published in January by a SUNY-ESF professor linked extreme toxic pollution to minority and low socio-economic communities — and in turn added to the conversation of environmental justice at SUNY-ESF.

March 4, 2016 - 9:56am
Sally Prasch, Syracuse University's in-house glassblower, makes custom pieces for faculty and staff in the chemistry department.

Beautifully twisted tubes, clear beakers and shattered pieces of glass fill every inch of the Glass Shop, located in the basement of the Center of Science and Technology at Syracuse University. Littered shards at her feet, Sally Prasch stood behind a bright, orange flame, fostering the organic transformation of the molten glass in front of her.

March 2, 2016 - 10:50am
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.

Vera Jones believes the sheer lack of women's sports coverage has a direct correlation — money.