College Cancels Classes for First Time in 23 Years
Mar12

College Cancels Classes for First Time in 23 Years

  As the winter of 2014 seems to never end, yet another snow storm is lining its route through New York State in early March. Within hours, the blizzard dumped nearly 10 inches of snow on millions of upstate New Yorkers, including the beautiful College at Brockport in Brockport, NY. And with few options available, the storm has forced the College to do something it hasn’t done since 1991: cancel classes for an entire day. For...

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New York Meteorologists Improve How We Predict Snowfall
Feb24

New York Meteorologists Improve How We Predict Snowfall

As a blizzards continue to freeze New York’s infrastructure into 2014, researchers from SUNY Oswego and the University at Albany have taken to the shores of Lake Ontario to peer into the innards of the storm to better predict more precisely where snow will fall, and how fast. The effort lays a solid foundation for Governor Cuomo’s proposal to establish a state-of-the-art weather detection system across New York State. The...

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Research: Protecting New Yorkers Against the Next Big Storm
Sep23

Research: Protecting New Yorkers Against the Next Big Storm

A year ago next month, New York and the Northeastern U.S. was hit by the biggest storm in recent memory — Hurricane Sandy. As the effects of the storm are still seen today — losses that total $68 billion and countless people displaced — SUNY is continuing its work to ensure a safer and more predictable landfall should another Sandy-sized storm hit the region. When Hurricane Sandy brought the Eastern seaboard to a...

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5 Things To Do on an Unseasonably Warm Winter Day at College
Jan30

5 Things To Do on an Unseasonably Warm Winter Day at College

Let’s mark our calendars: It is supposed to be the dead of winter, yet temperatures throughout New York and the greater Northeastern U.S. are double what they should be.  To some, it’s a relief–the mild temps melt some snow and allow us to forgo our jackets.  For others, warm weather supports questions raised on the warming planet but, more lightly, shortens the winter sports season. Here are five things to do that...

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