GENIUS Olympiad expects record number of visitors for finals
The 2016 GENIUS Olympiad has selected 495 projects as finalists, with an eye to hosting a record 850 high school scholars and their mentors June 12 to 17 at SUNY Oswego—an anticipated 28 percent increase over last year.
Wed Jun 17, 2015
High school-age researchers from around globe gather at GENIUS Olympiad
Albanian high school student Kejsi Bakiu, center, explains her and colleague Eriona Bytyci’s research project, “Biochemical Effect of Caffeine in Plant Growth,” to GENIUS Olympiad judge Ginny Stamm, a former adjunct instructor of genetics.
Wed Apr 22, 2015
GENIUS Olympiad boosts entries, adds business competition
GENIUS Olympiad, SUNY Oswego’s global high school competition for environmental innovation and advocacy, has drawn 39 percent more entries than last year, and for the first time has invited projects in entrepreneurship and business social responsibility for the June 15 to 19 event.
Thu May 29, 2014
Record number of GENIUS Olympiad guests to visit Oswego
The fourth annual SUNY Oswego GENIUS Olympiad high school environmental competition will welcome a record turnout of about 600 students, supervisors and guests from around the world June 15 to 20 to the shores of Lake Ontario.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
GENIUS Olympiad invites 2014 entries, adds music
SUNY Oswego will host the fourth annual GENIUS Olympiad June 16 to 20, unveiling a new category—music composition and performance—in the growing global high school environmental competition. Entries are open until April 1.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
College invites entries for second annual Oswego County GENIUS competition
Central Square’s Paul V. Moore High School has launched a hydroponics project supported by its prize from last year’s Oswego County GENIUS Olympiad, just as it and other high schools prepare to enter the second annual competition, set for Earth Day on April 22 at SUNY Oswego.
Tue Jun 25, 2013
Area high school students honored for GENIUS at SUNY Oswego
Students from Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School, Central Square’s Paul V. Moore High School and Manlius Pebble Hill School were among competitors from around the globe taking home honors in the recently concluded third annual GENIUS Olympiad at SUNY Oswego.
Thu Jun 20, 2013
GENIUS competitors share joy of science
SUNY Oswego graduate student Mariah Wallace, center, an adolescence education-biology major, listens to the enthusiastic explanation of Irmak Kucukay, right, and Tuana Donmez of Turkey about their project to compare the electrical-output performance of single- and double-rotor wind turbines, during judging for the finals of the 2013 GENIUS Olympiad on June 18.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
GENIUS environmental competition to draw global finalists
The SUNY Oswego GENIUS Olympiad finals open Monday, June 17, welcoming more than 400 competitors and their mentors from around the world, including Kayla Vidal and Bilgenur Sirin of the Syracuse Academy of Science.
Fri May 17, 2013
GENIUS judges choose student winners from Central Square, Fulton
SUNY Oswego’s first local environmental competition will send one young scientist from Paul V. Moore High School in Central Square and two from Fulton’s G. Ray Bodley High School to the GENIUS Olympiad finals in June at the college.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
GENIUS Olympiad invites 550 finalists, advisers to SUNY Oswego
SUNY Oswego’s GENIUS Olympiad has invited 550 students and advisers representing 58 countries and 36 states to the third annual finals of the global high school environmental competition June 16 to 21 on campus.
Thu Mar 28, 2013
County's high schools invited to local GENIUS environmental competition
SUNY Oswego has launched an Oswego County branch of the college’s global GENIUS Olympiad competition for high school student projects aimed at highlighting or solving environmental issues.
Thu Dec 06, 2012
Environmental center honors GENIUS Olympiad founder
SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty member Fehmi Damkaci recently received an honor at the Center for Environmental Initiatives’ Environmental Excellence Awards in Rochester for his work in creating and growing the GENIUS Olympiad, the college’s global environmental competition for high school students.
Mon Jun 11, 2012
GENIUS Olympiad to welcome public June 25 to 28 for exhibits, fairs
SUNY Oswego’s GENIUS Olympiad will feature several opportunities from June 25 to 28 for the public to enjoy the work, cultures and enthusiasm of more than 400 high school science, art, writing and design competitors and their mentors from around the nation and the world.
Fri Apr 13, 2012
GENIUS Olympiad names finalists from 49 countries, 32 states
SUNY Oswego’s GENIUS Olympiad has chosen as finalists 248 science, art, creative writing and architectural design projects from around the globe, and will invite their high school-age authors and the students’ mentors to spend June 24-29 in Oswego.
Wed Feb 08, 2012
GENIUS Olympiad environmental competition invites worldwide entries
The GENIUS Olympiad, SUNY Oswego’s global environmental competition for high school-age scientists and artists near and far, has opened applications for a 2012 edition that also invites young writers and architects to submit projects.
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.
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