Book Sums Up Explosion of Research in Lithium Isotopes

Book Sums Up Explosion of Research in Lithium Isotopes

Lead author Paul Tomascak of the atmospheric and geological sciences faculty pulls together in a new book all of the modern research on the element lithium’s isotopes, a booming field of study with applications from exploring star formation to tracing sources of groundwater contamination. In the comprehensive book, Ad­van­ces in Lithium Isotope Geochemistry (Springer, 2016),

‘Oz Speaks’ Provides Forum for Expressions on Vital Topics

'Oz Speaks' Provides Forum for Expressions on Vital Topics

“Oz Speaks,” a series of moderated speak-outs, is enabling students to express their thoughts and feelings about vital topics of today, from the shootings at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub to Black Lives Matter, from the concept of political correctness to Blue Lives Matter. Launched by the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Oz Speaks events

New Sculptures Sprout in Second Exhibition of Public Art

New Sculptures Sprout in Second Exhibition of Public Art

Sculptor Jim Gallucci of Greensboro, N.C., installed “Divine Wind II” July 22 as part of a second two-year exhibition of six outdoor sculptures among maples between Marano Campus Center and Penfield Library. One piece remains from the 2014-16 inaugural exhibition: “Campanile (Bell Tower).” Artist Edward Kelley of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, donated his work

OAA Hosts Election-Themed Events in D.C., NYC

OAA Hosts Election-Themed Events in D.C., NYC

The Oswego Alumni Association sponsored an election-themed discussion Oct. 6 at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. Hosted by Oswego College Foundation Board Member and retired Col. Jack James ’62, U.S. Marine Corps (front left), and moderated by Political Science Professor Emeritus Dr. Bruce Altschuler (front row, second from right), the event also featured

New Book Examines Radio Personalities’ Influence

New Book Examines Radio Personalities' Influence

Communication studies faculty member David Crider’s new book, Performing Personality: On-Air Radio Identities in a Changing Media Landscape, explores how radio announcers develop their on-air personalities, helping the nearly century-old medium endure even in the rapidly evolving live-stream and on-demand audio scene. He earned a master’s degree at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications

Fulbright Canada Awards Kevin White Visiting Research Chair

Fulbright Canada Awards Kevin White Visiting Research Chair

Fulbright Canada, part of the prestigious global Fulbright program, has awarded Kevin White of the anthropology faculty a spring 2017 visiting research chair in trans-border studies at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. In addition to teaching classes in his areas of expertise, White said he plans to conduct research at the Six Nations of

‘Ladies Who Lead’ Offers Tales of Perserverance

'Ladies Who Lead' Offers Tales of Perserverance

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley headlined a “Ladies Who Lead” panel discussion at the college on June 28, sharing personal tales of perseverance to motivate other women to mine their potential and seek leadership roles. State Sen. Patty Ritchie and the Upstate Women’s Leadership Council sponsored the evening.

Wilber Project to Complete East Campus Academic Renewal

Wilber Project to Complete East Campus Academic Renewal

Modernization of Wilber Hall’s three-story tower began this summer, making it the final academic building to join a transformation of east campus over the past two decades. The project is also the last major push in the college’s effort to provide a 21st century home for the School of Education. From Rich Hall’s renovation in

College Hosts 800 High School Students in Global Genius Olympiad

College Hosts 800 High School  Students in Global Genius Olympiad

Two high school students from Mozambique, Cleidy Milagre Lourenco Moiane (with pointer) and Lucia Leonilde Francisco (foreground), explained their GENIUS Olympiad project June 14 in Marano Campus Center arena to one of the global environmental competition’s judges, Shokouh Haddadi of the college’s chemistry faculty. The students researched the effects of naphthenic acid on the environment,

Students Harvest Rich Experiences in Courses with Travel

Students Harvest Rich Experiences in Courses with Travel

Angela Tylock ’17 knew she wanted to study abroad, but where did she want to go and for how long? “When I looked into it, I discovered that I could do three, quarter courses to three different locations for the same cost as one semester in one place,” she said on a study abroad panel,