Concert: Tiempo Libre
Three-time Grammy-nominated Afro-Caribbean music group Tiempo Libre is equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs, festival stages and dance venues, Tiempo Libre is celebrated for its sophisticated tropical music featuring a mix of jazz harmonies, contemporary sonorities and seductive Latin rhythms. $20 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking. tickets.oswego.edu. 315-312-2141.
Location: Hewitt Union ballroom
Tuesday, Sept 19, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Year of India Opening Ceremony
Event celebrating the Institute for Global Engagement's Year of India series. Keynote speaker is Dr. Satish Tripathi, president of the University at Buffalo. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/parking. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Marano Campus Center auditorium, Room 114
Wednesday, Sept 20, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. New Paltz
Location: Laker Turf Stadium
Friday, Sept 22, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Women's tennis vs. Fredonia
Saturday, Sept 23, noon - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept 19, 1:49 a.m. - 1:49 a.m.
Scientists at the Center for Neurobehavioral Effects of Environmental Toxics research cognitive and behavioral effects of exposure to persistent toxic chemicals found in the Lake Ontario watershed region.The centerpiece of this research institute is the Oswego Newborn and Infant Development Project, a longitudinal study of children born to women who consumed large quantities of Lake Ontario sportfish over their lifetimes. For three years all women who planned to deliver their babies in the Oswego Hospital (the only maternity hospital in the county) were invited to participate in the study.
Analysis of early data on newborns and 6- to 12-month-old babies revealed an association between Lake Ontario fish consumption and umbilical cord-blood levels of PCBs and neonatal interactive coping behavior, as well as an association between level and congener-pattern of cord-blood PCBs and infant preference for novelty. Results in this continuing longitudinal study have been published in major journals and continue to provide new insights.