Writer archives: Meredith Newman

Commencement 2015

Storify: SU community reacts to news of Mary Karr, SU professor and poet, delivering commencement address

On Friday, Syracuse University announced that Mary Karr, an award-winning poet, will speak at the university's commencement ceremony on May 10. Karr is also a professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences where she teaches in the Creative Writing Program. She is the author of best-selling memoirs “The Liars’ Club.” Read more »


Many part-time faculty say they deserve better salaries, benefits

An overall trend in higher education has shown that hiring part-time faculty has become increasingly popular. But while a majority of the educators on campus are not full-time faculty, many on campus feel adjuncts and part-time faculty aren’t receiving the salaries and benefits they deserve. Read more »

Remembrance Week 2014

From the shadows

This year, the Remembrance Scholars created silhouettes of the 35 SU students who died in the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing and placed them throughout campus in locations where the victims would have most likely hung out. Read more »