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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Ask an Expert: Why are wildfires good?
Aug07

Ask an Expert: Why are wildfires good?

We here in the great state of New York live in a fairly natural disaster free region. The threat of massive earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or all-consuming wildfires is relatively minimal. However, in places like California, the Rocky Mountains, and the Southern United States, wildfires are a stark reality to the people and ecosystems of the region. Over time, the regions adapt ecologically to make wildfires a beneficial, natural...

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Binghamton University Research on Dyslexia the Largest and Longest of its Kind
Aug05

Binghamton University Research on Dyslexia the Largest and Longest of its Kind

Chances are that you know somebody affected by dyslexia; the disorder affects an estimated 5-10 percent of the population, commonly affecting the afflicted with symptoms that make it hard to decipher, interpret, and communicate through written language. Binghamton University Neuroscientist Dr. Sarah Laszlo wants to understand what’s going on in children’s brains when they’re reading. Dr. Laszlo and her team of researchers may untangle...

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