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

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,

The Smell of Success

The Smell of Success

Early in his career as a researcher at Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, Charles Wysocki ’73 worked on a project to explore the inability of some people to detect certain smells. Through his research, he and a colleague found that identical twins are essentially identical in their ability to smell androstenone, a chemical with

Faculty Research and Creative Work: Children’s Heart Health and Lead

Junior biochemistry major Ethan Walker ’16 prepares to load a slide with a blood sample as Kestutis Bendinskas of the chemistry faculty observes.

A $99,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help chemistry faculty member Kestutis Bendinskas, James MacKenzie of the biological sciences department and three undergraduate students advance understanding of how low levels of lead affect children’s cardiovascular health. Building on the work of a previous $1.8 million, multi-institutional NIH grant, Bendinskas is trying to

Alumni Soar in the Sciences

Alumni Soar in the Sciences

Launched from Oswego’s lakeside laboratories and classrooms, mentored by Oswego’s dedicated faculty and inspired by a culture of inquiry, Oswego alumni soar in research, discovery, innovation and design. They lead the way in a variety of groundbreaking missions; their work is a testimony to the vigor of the Oswego experience and the value of an Oswego degree. Read more