In a recently published op-ed by assistant professor of public health, Bhavneet Walia share insights on economic recovery in light of the coronavirus pandemic. "As we are doing our part and following public health guidelines to protect not only our families but also our neighbors and fellow world citizens at a global level, there is also a need to understand and do our part toward economic recovery.
Epidemiologist David Larsen explains the science behind public masking recommendations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Larsen, a professor in Falk College's Department of Public Health, studies patterns of sickness and disease in human populations. He is particularly interested in the outbreak of a novel strain of coronavirus because of its personal relevance.
Congratulations and best wishes to the Class of 2020 from the students, faculty, staff, advisory boards, alumni and friends of Falk College! The courage and resiliency you have demonstrated in these challenging times prove you are prepared to respond to society’s greatest needs. Now more than ever, our world needs all you have to offer. We look forward to hearing about your achievements as our new…
On Wednesday, April 29, 2020, the Department of Human Development and Family Science gathered virtually to present awards to its undergraduate and graduate students, to induct new members into its academic honor society, and to celebrate all of the accomplishments of its students over the past academic year. This meeting was a modification to the usual in-person end of the year ceremony that was converted to a virtual ceremony this year in order to manage the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year Falk College is proud to have two Our Time Has Come Scholars (OTHC) who are a part of the Social Work program. The Our Time Has Come Scholarship (OTHC) creates possibilities for Black and Latino students at Syracuse University. To date, over 1,300 scholarships have been awarded. Scholars come from across the country and their majors span across our campus. They have an average GPA of 3.6…
The solution to addiction requires prevention, treatment, and governmental action, Falk College is preparing students and professionals from diverse academic and professional fields to effectively address addiction through scientific principles and global engagement.
When Shaylah Nichols ’18 reflects on experiences that set her on her path, she recalls a childhood friend who was curious and bright but ended up dropping out of high school. Nichols attributes their divergent trajectories to the differing support received from their families and communities.
A public health professor helps six students from the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) with a problem they wanted to solve. As hospitals and the health care system work to handle the influx of COVID-19 cases, many people who are diagnosed with the virus are advised to quarantine at home and monitor their own symptoms.
Jean L. Bowering, Ph.D., retired Syracuse University, Professor of nutrition, passed away April 1 in Ithaca, New York. Born in 1939 in Yonkers, New York, Dr. Bowering completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University in 1960. There, she was a member of the sorority Chi Gamma.
On May 1, Falk College held its annual recognition of academic excellence with its Faculty of the Year Awards. These awards, selected by members of Falk Faculty Council based upon peer nominations and documentary evidence, recognize faculty excellence in the academic year.