Oswego professor, students explore green solution for air quality
Vadoud Niri of the SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty and his undergraduate assistants worked steadily—and quietly—for three years researching five common houseplants as agents for removing potentially hazardous chemicals such as acetone from the air. Then the American Chemical Society took note of their work, and it is quiet no longer.
Thu Apr 21, 2016
Paid-vacations study sharpens student research skills
SUNY Oswego chemistry professor Dr. Kestas Bendinskas and his student researchers recently shared in a grant for a preliminary study of stress markers and related effects among workers who take paid vacation time and those who leave some or all of it on the table.
Thu May 07, 2015
Chemistry professor to receive mentorship award
Dr. Fehmi Damkaci, a SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty member long active with his students in lab research, journal publications, conference presentations and career guidance, will receive the 2015 Provost’s Award for Mentoring in Scholarly and Creative Activity.
Wed Dec 03, 2014
New book combines basic science, politics of energy
SUNY Oswego faculty members Lisa Glidden of political science and Tim Braun of chemistry filled a gap in the resources for a course they co-teach on the politics of energy by literally writing the book on it.
Mon Dec 17, 2012
Historic $5 million gift to name new science complex
A $5 million gift—the largest cash philanthropic gift in SUNY Oswego’s 150-year history—will name the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation, now under construction and set to open in fall 2013.
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.
Wed Dec 07, 2011
Chinese students to complete chemistry degrees at SUNY Oswego
SUNY Oswego last month signed its first international agreement for a mutual degree program in the natural sciences, establishing a â€œtwo-plus-twoâ€ program in chemistry with Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou, eastern China.
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.
Tue Jul 05, 2011
Colorful awards ceremony closes global GENIUS Olympiad
SUNY Oswego faculty member Fehmi Damkaci declared all 223 young scientists and artists from 34 countries and 31 states the winners at the closing awards ceremony June 30 of the first GENIUS Olympiad.
Fri May 27, 2011
'Extraordinary teacher' of chemistry receives Chancellor's Award
Students and colleagues rave about Dr. Martha D. Bruch’s ability to make chemistry fun, hands-on and understandable in and outside her SUNY Oswego classroom, and the State University of New York system has recognized her talents through a 2010-11 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Thu May 12, 2011
150th Commencement, May 14, 2011
'Follow Your Dreams': Remarks by Honorary Degree Recipient Augustine Silveira Jr.
Distinguished Teaching Professor, Emeritus, Chemistry Department, SUNY Oswego
I am very pleased and honored to share this special morning with you and I congratulate you on your graduation day. I am honored to accept this award on behalf of all my former students at SUNY Oswego who have partnered with me in the lab and in the classroom. It speaks volumes about the caliber of my students and their accomplishments. It is also a special morning for me because people from this college and city will always be first in my heart. My wife Beverly and I feel very fortunate to have a large family of my former students, faculty, staff and administrators at Oswego and friends in the surrounding communities.
Wed Oct 20, 2010
2010 Nobel news connects with Oswego chemistry grads
“Not everybody gets to say that they worked with a Nobel Prize winner,” said SUNY Oswego master’s graduate Michael Plante. He is one of over a dozen chemistry students of Dr. Augustine Silveira at Oswego from the 1970s to 1990s who can, as of this month, say just that.
Thu Sep 16, 2010
GENIUS Olympiad to draw young researchers to Oswego
Fehmi Damkaci, an assistant professor of chemistry at SUNY Oswego, is leading an effort to attract high school GENIUSes from around the globe to do research and artwork on environmental issues.
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