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Kang Defends Dissertation

August 2, 2017

Li Kang successfully defended her dissertation, “Spreading Structures”

Lee Defends Dissertation

June 22, 2017

James Lee successfully defended his dissertation, “A Metaphysician's User Guide: The Epistemology of Metaphysics”

Fisher Defends Dissertation

May 23, 2017

Kendall Fisher successfully defended her dissertation, “Thomas Aquinas on the Metaphysical Nature of the Soul and Its Union with the Body”

Sam Gorovitz has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by Upstate Medical University.

May 22, 2017

Delos (“Toby”) Cosgrove III, MD, and Samuel Gorovitz, PhD, will receive honorary Doctor of Science degrees and address students at Upstate Medical University’s 2016 Commencement, to be held Sunday, May 22 at the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center at Oncenter Complex in Syracuse.

Cosgrove, a cardiothoracic surgeon, is president and chief executive officer of the Cleveland Clinic where its patient-centered care serves as a national health care model.

Gorovitz, professor of philosophy at Syracuse University, is a distinguished ethicist, philosopher, educator and scholar who played a major role in developing the field of biomedical ethics.

Read the full article at Upstate Online.

Kenneth Baynes Appointed Tolley Professor in Humanities

April 28, 2016

Kenneth Baynes, professor of philosophy and political science in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School, has been appointed the 2016-18 William P. Tolley Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities.

Named for the Syracuse chancellor emeritus, the Tolley Professorship is a two-year, rotating appointment, designed to stimulate curricular and instructional improvement in the humanities.

Baynes is organizing his professorship around the theme of “Identity/Identities.”

“This is a proud moment for the humanities at Syracuse University,” says Karin Ruhlandt, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. “Kenneth Baynes is a distinguished teacher-scholar who understands the role of the humanities—and the liberal arts, in general—in context of an international research university. He is committed to strengthening humanities teaching and learning, facilitating original scholarship, and providing access to educational and cultural resources on campus. I look forward to working with him in his new capacity.”

Read the full story at SU News.