Fossil-hunting students flourish in New Mexico dig
Thanks to a National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration grant, three SUNY Oswego undergraduates spent three weeks at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, this summer unearthing such fossils as the tiny jaws of ancient animals—and the fossilized bones of a rare dinosaur—as they tried on paleontology careers.
Mon Aug 08, 2016
Grant supports college's effort to protect rare moth, turtle habitat
SUNY Oswego faculty and students have taken on a project to slow or stop the advance of cattails threatening to choke the sensitive Oswego County habitat of two rare species, the bog buckmoth and bog turtle.
Tue Mar 15, 2016
Port of Oswego welcomes SUNY Oswego co-op workers
SUNY Oswego cooperative education student employees William Ernest and Alison Taylor (from left) speak with Port of Oswego Executive Director Zelko Kirincich and college President Deborah F. Stanley, a strong supporter of college-community partnerships that spur economic development.
Mon Oct 26, 2015
Oswego scientist on team reporting findings on tissue regeneration in Nature
Dr. Jennifer Olori of SUNY Oswego’s biological sciences faculty co-authored research published Oct. 26 in the international journal Nature suggesting that regeneration of limbs, unique in modern salamanders, may have been a widespread feature that other four-legged vertebrates lost in the course of evolution.
Thu Apr 16, 2015
NSF grant to Oswego professor to offer student research opportunities
A major National Science Foundation grant recognizes the research and accomplishments of SUNY Oswego biological sciences faculty member Christopher Chandler while providing research opportunities for his students at Oswego and overseas.
Thu Sep 25, 2014
Grant to fund monitoring rare turtles by air, land, water
Dr. Peter A. Rosenbaum of SUNY Oswego’s biological sciences faculty has won a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant to lead a multidisciplinary team to monitor elusive bog turtles and their habitats at sites in Wayne and Seneca counties.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Federal grant to assist professor's study of lead's effects on children
A grant from the National Institutes of Health will help SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty member Dr. Kestutis Bendinskas advance understanding of how low levels of lead affect children’s cardiovascular health.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
First exhibition for gallery's home away from home set Sept. 6 to Oct. 4
SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library will host its first exhibition starting Saturday, Sept. 6, as the main gallery awaits its rebirth in renovated Tyler Hall about a year and half from now.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
New field station rises; faculty, staff to move in this summer
The new home of SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will open for fall-semester classes in late August, and trails will remain open to the public as construction wraps up.
Fri Apr 12, 2013
MIT selects Oswego junior for summer research program
SUNY Oswego junior zoology major Lacey Brown will spend 10 weeks this summer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in a highly selective Research Experience for Undergraduates program in biology and neuroscience.
Tue Jan 08, 2013
Oswego biologist's study suggests return of cougars to Adirondacks
In an article published Jan. 8, SUNY Oswego biology faculty member Dr. John Laundré suggests that a forest preserve in the Adirondack Mountains can accommodate the reintroduction 150 to 350 cougars, challenging previous findings.
Thu Dec 06, 2012
Grant to aid scientist's plan to protect bog turtles
SUNY Oswego biological sciences professor Peter A. Rosenbaum recently received a federal grant of more than $14,000 to develop a conservation management plan for five populations of rare bog turtles in three counties.
Thu Jun 21, 2012
New book explores cougars' return to Midwest habitats
Dr. John Laundre, an adjunct member of SUNY Oswego’s biological sciences faculty, documents the return of cougars to the Midwest in a new book that looks at their past and sees potential for an Eastern return for these large predators.
Thu Jun 07, 2012
Botanist to talk, lead walk on invasive plants at Rice Creek
Andrew Nelson, former director of SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station, will deliver a talk on invasive plant species and lead a walk to view some of them, starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at the college’s Fallbrook Lodge.
Mon Jan 23, 2012
Science Today offerings to focus on women in field
SUNY Oswego will present a series of lecturers this semester from universities such as Harvard and Yale, Spellman and Illinois—as well as the local campus—on women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions.
Thu Jan 19, 2012
Reborn field station to feature new buildings, observatory
The scheduled rejuvenation of Rice Creek Biological Field Station has become a rebirth, thanks to plans for a new, larger, greener building to replace the wood-frame structure that has housed the research and educational headquarters for 46 years.
Wed Oct 12, 2011
New scanning electron microscope offers nanoscale views
SUNY Oswego recently welcomed a new scanning electron microscope, a key piece of equipment for the sciences complex rising on campus and for recruiting top students who want to learn nanotechnology skills.
Wed Apr 13, 2011
SUNY Chancellorâ€™s Award supports Oswego's sustainability course to Ecuador
SUNY Oswego’s first recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Internationalization will use the $4,000 prize to support the first offering of a course on sustainability in Ecuador.
Thu Oct 14, 2010
Grant helps researchers carry on search for elusive bog turtle
Two SUNY Oswego biologists will use a new $138,000 federal grant to extend their 23-year research of the rare bog turtle and its habitat to Cayuga and Wayne counties.
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