30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism to Scale
Nov26

30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism to Scale

The holidays remind us this is the season of giving. All members of SUNY make a concerted effort to volunteer and contribute to their respective campuses and local communities. The 30 Days of Giving campaign highlights students and faculty across all of our 64 campuses who participate in volunteerism and give back to those in need. With over 467,000 students and three million alumni, we want to celebrate the impact the SUNY community...

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10 Musicians That Made It Big After SUNY
Nov19

10 Musicians That Made It Big After SUNY

If you follow along, we recently explored SUNY Alumni In Television and Movies This Semester to great acclaim! So, naturally, it is time to highlight talented SUNY alumni in music. This fits perfectly with the start of Round I of Music Madness, which pits 13 of some of the top musical artists in the SUNY system against each other to discover who is the voters’ favorite SUNY star. Of those who have attended a SUNY school before...

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5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do
Nov14

5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do

This month brought the first freeze across much of New York State and with it, snow. The end of the fall semester and beginning of the spring semester on SUNY campuses sees a lot of beautifully cold weather (AKA, activities). Since SUNY has campuses on Long Island, in New York City, the Adirondack Mountains, on a Great Lake, near the Canadian Border, and close to Niagara Falls, the weather itself varies but climate is very similar:...

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Research: Leading The Call for Reduced Plastics Pollution in Lakes
Nov11

Research: Leading The Call for Reduced Plastics Pollution in Lakes

Ever wonder what happens after you dispose of your empty body wash or facial scrub containers? Those same products are landing in the Great Lakes and polluting our environment. Dr. Sherri Mason, a professor at SUNY Fredonia and our previous IWA expert, has now lead the charge on the study of higher levels of microplastics in Lake Erie. Microplastics are small particles that are added to personal care items to give them an abrasive...

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Tech Introduces New Ways to Battle the Flu
Nov04

Tech Introduces New Ways to Battle the Flu

As the weather gets colder, we get closer and closer to flu season. Symptoms like coughing and chills will constantly surround us. But how can you avoid or rapidly battle influenza (“the flu”) altogether? After all, some influenza strain symptoms can be sneaky, making it harder to diagnose and start medication. Well, good news is here; new technology can now speed up diagnosis and provide the proper treatment quicker!...

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SUNY Music Madness 2013
Nov01

SUNY Music Madness 2013

Who’s your favorite SUNY musical artist? We are excited to announce Generation SUNY’s first-ever music contest called Music Madness! After all, we all love music and what better opportunity to showcase the best talent SUNY has to offer than through an interactive competition!? Here’s the rundown: this is a music competition (obviously) that will accept student submissions from all over New York State’s 64 SUNY...

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An Eerie Exploration of New York’s Hidden Stories
Oct31

An Eerie Exploration of New York’s Hidden Stories

What comes to your mind when you think about Halloween? Perhaps costumes, candy, pumpkins, and squash? What about ghosts, goblins, and ghouls!? In the spirit of Halloween, we have compiled bizarre, creepy, and just plain weird facts about different locations and alleged mysteries around New York. Some are completely outrageous while others are a little quirky — but all show the deep character and diversity that is New York...

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8 SUNY Alumni You Can See On The Screen
Oct22

8 SUNY Alumni You Can See On The Screen

With nearly 3 million alumni, SUNY educates some of the most talented individuals in the world.  From conducting scientific research to crafting literary masterpieces, SUNY alumni work every day to move society forward and better the quality of life for all New Yorkers and those beyond our borders. Entertainment reaches us in many mediums, but the television and movie industries are major contributors. Unsurprisingly, our...

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