What do bitter temperatures do to the human body? (National Geographic)
Jan13

What do bitter temperatures do to the human body? (National Geographic)

U.S. Cold Snap: What do bitter temperatures do to the human body? SUNY Downstate Medical Center— The Polar Vortex which recently consumed much of the United States should not be taken lightly. With Wind Chills as low -50°F, frost bite can occur in under 5 minutes. Michael Lanigan, an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York City is asked about how the body responds to...

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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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Demand & Results Spur SUNY’s Expansion of STEM Mentoring Program
May08

Demand & Results Spur SUNY’s Expansion of STEM Mentoring Program

SUNY’s Office of the Education Pipeline is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for SUNY campuses to participate in a collaborative project designed to strengthen the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education pipeline in New York State.   In September 2012, SUNY was awarded a $2.95 million grant from the National Science Foundation, in collaboration with the New York Academy of Sciences and SUNY Empire...

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SUNY and NSF Move Forward With STEM Afterschool Mentoring Program
Feb06

SUNY and NSF Move Forward With STEM Afterschool Mentoring Program

The Office of the Education Pipeline is excited to move forward with the implementation of a recent $2.95 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant allows SUNY to bring the New York Academy of Sciences’ (the Academy) afterschool Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) mentoring program for middle school students to scale statewide through a partnership between SUNY campuses and the...

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30 Days of Giving: Taking Volunteerism to Scale
Dec02

30 Days of Giving: Taking Volunteerism to Scale

Beginning Monday, November 26, SUNY will be pinning stories of giving, service, and kindness originating from each of our 64 campuses and the communities that these schools are a part of. With over 467,000 students, SUNY consistently takes advantage of the opportunity it has to be a significant impact in communities across New York State. The 30 Days of Giving campaign is a great way to recognize students and community partners...

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