Getting More From New York’s Biomass
Apr29

Getting More From New York’s Biomass

Growing cereal grains as an energy source has been criticized for impinging on food production resources. In a plot twist, Shijie Liu, a professor of paper and bioprocess engineering at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, is looking at using wood, an energy crop, as the source of a food additive. Biorefinery processes convert biomass into energy and chemicals. Ethanol is made by a late step in processing, when six...

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SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Spring 2013
Apr22

SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Spring 2013

SUNY as a system maximizes the Energy Smart New York campaign every single day of the year; after all, 97% of the state’s population is within 20 miles of a SUNY campus.  As an economic driver in New York State, SUNY capitalizes on the opportunity to profoundly affect New Yorkers by instating smart, and sometimes bold, environmental goals. Today we focus on a recent national intercampus achievement and groundbreaking systemwide...

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Alumni Roundup: April 9, 2013
Apr09

Alumni Roundup: April 9, 2013

See What SUNY Alumni are Accomplishing This Week! In addition to our regular Alumni Profile series, we hear about great things our graduates are doing around the country. Why not share them?   SUNY Oswego graduate Rosemary Cardamone Crane will speak to over 100 SUNY Oswego students being honored for academic excellence next week. SUNY Fredonia alumna Caitlyn Herzlinger, directed the play ‘The AristoCats Kids’ in a local...

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SUNY celebrates New York State’s longest running ECHS programs
Mar26

SUNY celebrates New York State’s longest running ECHS programs

Welcome to the 2013 Celebration of Early College High School Week! The Smart Scholars Early College High School (ECHS) Program brings together a powerful public/private partnership between SUNY, EDWorks, and the New York Department of Education. Here we offer some insight into the history of the SUNY Smart Scholars – Early College HIgh School partnership. SUNY’s Early College High School partnership with EDWorks and the State...

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STEM Hub Happenings: Ying Tri-Region Science and Engineering Fair
Mar20

STEM Hub Happenings: Ying Tri-Region Science and Engineering Fair

Last weekend, students from across upstate New York gathered at SUNY’s Onondaga Community College for the fourth annual Dr. Nelson Ying Tri Region Science and Engineering Fair (TRSEF). Numerous partners from across Upstate New York came together to make this possible. More than thirty different sponsors provided funds, volunteers, and a passion for science. Sponsors included private businesses such as Corning Incorporated, community...

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