Every Student Present: SUNY Partners to Fight Chronic Absenteeism
Nov21

Every Student Present: SUNY Partners to Fight Chronic Absenteeism

The SUNY commitment to strengthen the education pipeline has led to a new partnership that hopes to end chronic absenteeism. Through the Every Student Present campaign, launched this fall, SUNY is joining forces with a statewide collaborative to address chronic absenteeism in our State’s schools and help to improve student attendance. The best teachers and the most supportive schools cannot do anything for a student that is not in...

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2013 Chancellor’s Education Pipeline Biomedical Research Awardees Have Rewarding Summer
Sep12

2013 Chancellor’s Education Pipeline Biomedical Research Awardees Have Rewarding Summer

At Stony Brook University this summer, 15 talented full-time community college students had the research experience of their academic careers. The students were a select group, awardees of the Chancellor’s Education Pipeline Biomedical Research Award, an annual award which gives community college students from New York State access to scientific research experience. The 15 deserving winners each represented their community colleges...

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IWA Faculty Expert, Dr. John Williams
Sep06

IWA Faculty Expert, Dr. John Williams

Interview With A is a video series where we talk with real SUNY students and faculty on their experience, achievements, and research at any of SUNY’s 64 campuses in New York State. We chat here with Alfred State’s Dr. John Williams, Dean of the School of Architecture, Management, and Engineering Technology.  Dr. Williams introduces the College’s new Bachelor of Architecture program of the Department of Architecture and...

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IWA Faculty Expert, Jiping Liu
Aug23

IWA Faculty Expert, Jiping Liu

Interview With A is a video series where we talk with real SUNY students and faculty on their experience, achievements, and research at any of SUNY’s 64 campuses in New York State. We chat here with Professor Jiping Liu about a recent study he was a part of in which data showed that an ice-free arctic may come as soon as 2054 due to climate and atmospheric changes. Mr. Liu, originally from China, is an assistant professor with the...

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Consoles and Classrooms: SUNY Games II to Create STEM Video Games
Aug21

Consoles and Classrooms: SUNY Games II to Create STEM Video Games

At the  University at Albany School of Education, Associate Professor Peter Shea is trying to bring together the console and the classroom. Professor Shea is leading a research study investigating the use of video games to promote learning, with a large and various group of experts, students, and faculty. The project, named  “SUNY Games II”, seeks to explore how teachers and students from diverse fields across the SUNY system can...

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What’s New Around SUNY?
Aug16

What’s New Around SUNY?

As SUNY grows its enrollment and strengthens its role in local, regional, and global economies, it is important to recognize the costs associated with increasing our impact, like the need to maintain strong infrastructure. This support ensures that the growth is sustainable in the long-run and increases the benefits to existing programs, people, and systems. To continually develop SUNY most efficiently, the SUNY Construction Fund was...

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A Bright Future for the Reduction of a Darkening Threat
Aug12

A Bright Future for the Reduction of a Darkening Threat

The degenerative eye disease retinitis pigmentosa (R.P.) affects one in 3,000 people. The disease is caused by a gene mutation that damages rod photoreceptors, or light-sensing cells, in the eye. The symptoms of the disease may first appear in childhood, but the decreased loss of vision that occurs throughout the lives of those afflicted often leads to diminished night vision or tunnel vision. A good analysis to explain the effects of...

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10 Must-Have Apps for the Fall Semester
Aug08

10 Must-Have Apps for the Fall Semester

As we head back to school this fall, there are some necessities to have! For commuters, this includes a solid lunchbox and loaded gas card. For campus residents, we need to freshen our hampers and load up on ramen noodles. But this coming semester, let’s all make sure we have something else: APPS. Whether you rely on your smartphone, tablet, or computer, let’s increase our productivity and strengthen our social bonds by...

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