Research: New Wireless Technology Could Put Your Body to the Test
Jul22

Research: New Wireless Technology Could Put Your Body to the Test

Chances are, someone you know has received an ultrasound exam – to get the first glimpse of their developing baby, or maybe to determine their risk of heart attack. An ultrasound works by sending out high-frequency sound waves which reflect off body structures. A computer will then receive these reflected waves and use them to create a picture that we see on a monitor. Whatever the use, ultrasound is one of the most utilized forms of...

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“SUNY Family” Earns 16 Degrees, Attends 11 SUNY Campuses
Jul15

“SUNY Family” Earns 16 Degrees, Attends 11 SUNY Campuses

Two weeks ago, this fantastic display of SUNY pride was tweeted and gained a lot of attention. We at SUNY love to see the “family tree” of SUNY schools that begins to develop in families across New York State, so we reached out to the family to learn more about the photo. As Katie Weber (SUNY Ulster, Stony Brook) explains, it was a bittersweet occasion: To fully appreciate this picture, you need to know a little bit about...

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10 Ways SUNY Impacts America
Jul04

10 Ways SUNY Impacts America

Throughout its 65-year history, SUNY has awarded tens of thousands of degrees and certificates across New York State and in conjunction with partners across the global landscape. SUNY has grown from a collection of colleges separated and scattered through villages, towns, and cities to a diverse system of institutions that impact New Yorkers (and Americans) at an immeasurable level. Because of this massive presence, the colleges and...

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5 Goals for New Student Orientation
Jun27

5 Goals for New Student Orientation

Welcome to SUNY!  Now that you’re joining the nearly half-million students in a pursuit to become one of three million SUNY alumni, you can proudly move forward with the assurance that your world-class education is complimented by expert faculty and staff support, nationally-ranked athletics programs, and unique internship and experiential education opportunities. Your experience at SUNY — no matter which campus is the...

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Alumni Roundup June 18, 2013
Jun18

Alumni Roundup June 18, 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? Two Herkimer County Community College alumni, Jeanne Galvin and Todd Allen, will be inducted into the College’s 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame this fall. SUNY Downstate highlighted its prominence in the medical community; the institution ranks...

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7 SUNY Campuses Named Among Top “Return on Investment”
May23

7 SUNY Campuses Named Among Top “Return on Investment”

Seven SUNY campuses’ return on investment (“ROI”) have been named among the top in the nation, according to ranking agency PayScale in its 2013 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report. The seven SUNY institutions, among the top 400 ranked, are some of the two dozen SUNY campuses named in the list. SUNY Maritime College ranks fifth over all, beating out every Ivy League school and both Maritime College and Stony...

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Governor Cuomo Announces Tax-Free NY to Spur Business & Investment (UPDATEx2)
May22

Governor Cuomo Announces Tax-Free NY to Spur Business & Investment (UPDATEx2)

Governor Cuomo announced today a new Tax Free New York program that will transform SUNY campuses into magnets for new business. The program replicates successes across New York at select SUNY campuses, such as UAlbany and CNSE, SUNYIT, and the University at Buffalo. It will create communities that foster growth by exempting businesses in and around SUNY campuses from income, sales, property, and business tax: Tax-Free NY will entice...

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Not Just Earth Day at UB
Apr22

Not Just Earth Day at UB

Food service doesn’t end at the table; leftovers and scraps must be disposed of. Doing so in an environmentally responsible way—especially at Crossroads Culinary Center, University at Buffalo’s busiest dining hall where 2,000 students eat daily—can be a daunting task. When university leaders couldn’t find existing models to guide their efforts, they turned to a program started by UB students. Known as the “canal,” the 32-foot,...

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