5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do
Nov14

5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do

This month brought the first freeze across much of New York State and with it, snow. The end of the fall semester and beginning of the spring semester on SUNY campuses sees a lot of beautifully cold weather (AKA, activities). Since SUNY has campuses on Long Island, in New York City, the Adirondack Mountains, on a Great Lake, near the Canadian Border, and close to Niagara Falls, the weather itself varies but climate is very similar:...

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Would Christopher Columbus Have Attended SUNY?
Oct10

Would Christopher Columbus Have Attended SUNY?

The United States joins other American nations in celebrating Columbus Day this weekend as we celebrate the discovery of the “New World” by Christopher Columbus on October 12, 1492. Workers take the day off from their job and students get an extra day off. But what if Christopher Columbus was a student in the new world and in New York? Where would he go to college? We believe the answer is SUNY — and have come up...

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Alumni Roundup: September 24, 2013
Sep24

Alumni Roundup: September 24, 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? Suffolk County Community College alumnus Keith Dinielli and SUNY Purchase professor David Grill each won an Emmy Award for their work in production. Hundreds of alumni, parents and community members visited SUNY Oneonta last weekend for Homecoming...

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Alumni Roundup: September 17, 2013
Sep17

Alumni Roundup: September 17, 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?   Dutchess Community College’s 40,000 alumni were touted in this week’s Poughkeepsie Journal opinion piece, DCC education is affordable, esteemed, which discusses the socioeconomic impact of the SUNY college on the region. The...

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Buffalo State Expert Springs into New Musical Melody
Sep16

Buffalo State Expert Springs into New Musical Melody

A recent workshop hosted by the University at Buffalo’s NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences provided a firsthand — and somewhat harrowing — look at what it takes to start a business, says Tomás Henriques, assistant professor of music at SUNY Buffalo State. Henriques is the inventor of the Sonik Spring, a handheld metallic spring outfitted with orientation and force measuring sensors that users manipulate to...

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SUNY Research Aims to Reduce Impact of Concussions
Sep09

SUNY Research Aims to Reduce Impact of Concussions

It’s football season again and thousands of athletes are suiting up across the nation to play one of the most popular sports in America. From recreational leagues to high school and college teams to professional-level organizations, the sport is played in varying intensities but with one very real danger: concussions. In fact, in the season opener for the New York Giants, starting cornerback Prince Amukamara was sidelined because of a...

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President Barack Obama Visits Binghamton University and The University at Buffalo
Aug20

President Barack Obama Visits Binghamton University and The University at Buffalo

President Obama is this week embarking on a bus tour to spread his message of “A Better Bargain for the Middle Class.” SUNY’s own University at Buffalo and Binghamton University will be among several stops he makes across New York and Pennsylvania. His decision to bring a message of economic revitalization and academic excellence to New York is a perfect fit given the recent achievements and ongoing commitments that SUNY has made in...

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Research: When Life Hands you Killer Algae, Make Energy
Aug19

Research: When Life Hands you Killer Algae, Make Energy

The increased awareness surrounding global warming and the increased demand of global energy supply over the last few years has got scientist in a frenzy to determine a way to produce a renewable energy source – and possibly halt pollutants. David Blersch, an environmental engineer at the University at Buffalo, is asking the question – could the large algae blooms that have been blamed for fish kills, beach closures and other...

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