International Research Leaders To Convene in New York City
Dec16

International Research Leaders To Convene in New York City

On Wednesday, dozens of research leaders from around the world will convene at the SUNY Global Center in New York City to discuss emerging trends in scientific advancement–namely, undergraduate students’ persistence in STEM disciplines and worldwide research collaboration, which are both highly impacted by 21st Century technological advancements. The meeting, beginning with Chancellor Zimpher’s introductions and Vice...

Read More
Renowned Architect Tod Williams Lectures at Alfred State
Nov15

Renowned Architect Tod Williams Lectures at Alfred State

World-renowned architect Tod Williams of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in New York City visited the Department of Architecture and Design at Alfred State this October to deliver the lecture titled “Architecture is a noun.” Attracted by the new Bachelor of Architecture program’s unusual emphasis on the ‘Poetics of Construction,’ which is also the theme of the Department’s lecture series this year, Williams took the time to give...

Read More
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...

Read More
Alfred State Professor and Imaginary Scientist Gives TEDx Talk in Buffalo
Oct24

Alfred State Professor and Imaginary Scientist Gives TEDx Talk in Buffalo

When he isn’t teaching, Jeremy Speed Schwartz, assistant professor of Digital Media & Animation at Alfred State, spends his time traversing wormholes, discovering the surface of Mars (in Ireland), and diving headfirst into aquifers. He calls himself an imaginary scientist, and his work redraws (or altogether erases) the line between fact and fiction, science and art. And believe it or not, it’s his wild imagination...

Read More
Alfred State Students Set Sail for the 2013 Fireball Run
Oct02

Alfred State Students Set Sail for the 2013 Fireball Run

Three Alfred State students set off for Colorado this September, where they embarked on an epic 2,500-mile cross-country trivia game called The Fireball Run. This contest saw participants traveling from the forest Northwest to the desert Southwest all in an effort to help raise awareness about missing children. Their trip started in Longmont, Colorado, and ended in Riverside, California. “There’s not only a common interest in helping...

Read More
Alfred State Takes the Lead in Civic Engagement
Sep05

Alfred State Takes the Lead in Civic Engagement

Alfred State students are doers, not bystanders. In fact, last year alone, more than 2,000 of this college of technology’s students contributed more than 46,000 hours of service, civic leadership, and workforce-ready knowledge to communities in need. And this August, the college was selected to participate in a national initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement for the second consecutive year. Alfred State has been...

Read More