STEM education

May 29, 2016 - 1:14pm
Although underrepresented in many science and technology fields, undergraduate SU women are stopping at nothing.

When asked about the challenges for female students in science and technology fields, Sharon Alestalo is quick to mention "molehills" of disadvantages.

The program director for Syracuse University's WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) said researcher Virginia Valian accurately described how women find it difficult to break into male-dominated fields.  

January 20, 2014 - 4:23pm
1,900 people gathered at the 29th annual event in the Carrier Dome featuring Freeman Hrabowski, a university president who marched with Dr. King in the 1960s.

A university president who, at 10 years old, marched for civil rights with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., called on Syracuse students in the Carrier Dome Sunday to “find a way to help” ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality education.