Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Judging Free Speech

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Judging Free Speech

Political science faculty member Helen J. Knowles co-edited and helped write Judging Free Speech (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015), a 300-page book exploring the First Amendment opinions of nine key justices over the course of a century of Supreme Court decisions. The book, co-edited by Steven B. Lichtman of Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, traces important developments in

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Home Economics Re-Envisioned

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Home Economics Re-Envisioned

The field once known as home economics is alive, well and informing many other branches of knowledge, according to a new book co-edited by history professor and Honors Program Director Gwen Kay and Sharon Y. Nickols, dean and professor emerita at the University of Georgia. Remaking Home Economics: Resourcefulness and Innovation in Changing Times (University

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Body Punishment

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Body Punishment

Maggie Lamond Simone, freelance writer and adjunct instructor in communication studies, has published a memoir titled Body Punishment: OCD, Addiction and Finding the Courage to Heal (Central Recovery Press, 2015). Taking seven years to write and three weeks to sell, the book exposes decades of Simone’s self-abuse, suicidal thoughts, misdiagnoses and self-loathing, and has drawn

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Low Down on Jazz Bass

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Low Down on Jazz Bass

When Danny Ziemann, who teaches bass in Oswego’s music department, could not find a book or other resources to supplement his lessons, he wrote one with the encouragement of his students. The resulting work, The Low Down: A Guide to Creating Supportive Jazz Bass Lines (Institute for Creative Music, 2015), also features 50 audio files

Kristen Eichhorn Named Faculty Fellow

Kristen Eichhorn Named Faculty Fellow

President Deborah F. Stanley has named Kristen Campbell Eichhorn, professor of communication studies, as SUNY Oswego’s latest Faculty Fellow in the President’s Office. Eichhorn is the fifth faculty member to serve in this capacity. She will learn about the projects and objectives of the offices of the president and vice presidents and serve as a

Faculty Hall of Fame – Betsy Waterman, Ph.D.

Betsy Waterman, Ph.D.

For Betsy Waterman, retirement has been a time to remain in tune with lifelong passions—and discover new ones. “One of the most exciting things I have been doing since I retired is play­ing with a band that performs Celtic music,” said Waterman from her Sandy Creek (N.Y.) home. “Music has been a part of my

Alumni: An Essential Strand of The Tapestry of Success

Alumni: An Essential Strand of The Tapestry of Success

   When a team of evaluators for the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education Board of Examiners visited campus in April 2014 to attend a school partnership showcase, they received programs with the Oswego School of Education logo printed on the front. The image features the word “weaving” and represents the intertwined elements essential

Oswego’s Summer Read Illuminates Animal-Human Divide

Oswego’s Summer Read Illuminates Animal-Human Divide

The Oswego Reading Initiative has chosen Karen Joy Fowler’s PEN/Faulkner Award-winning novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves as the summer read for the SUNY Oswego and greater Oswego communities. Described as layered, funny and poignant, yet deeply human, the book takes on issues that cross academic disciplines and emotions: grief, love, ethics, scientific experimentation

Hosting Prestigious ‘Metascience’ Journal

Hosting Prestigious ‘Metascience’ Journal

With K. Brad Wray, professor of philosophy, taking over as co-editor of the journal Metascience, the Springer publication will call SUNY Oswego its new headquarters. The journal is printed three times a year and publishes about 40 scholarly reviews of books in the fields of the philosophy, sociology and history of science in each issue,