Tags:  World Awareness

Wed Jun 01, 2011
College pivotal in sending books to Sudanese university

Dr. Kamal Mohamed, SUNY Oswego professor of biological sciences and a Sudanese native, traveled to South Sudan last summer, saw the barren shelves of the library at Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology in Bor, South Sudan, and came away determined to help.



Fri Apr 29, 2011
New wave of courses, destinations greets student travelers

Short-term options for study and travel have increased rapidly at SUNY Oswego in recent years, including a unique, first-time program that culminates in May with a trip to Iceland.



Wed Apr 13, 2011
SUNY Chancellor’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.



Wed Apr 06, 2011
Student researcher helps study plants that could aid diabetics

A SUNY Oswego student researcher will make a presentation at Quest on Wednesday, April 13, about how he has advanced chemistry faculty member Webe Kadima’s years-long study in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on plants that help diabetic patients.



Thu Mar 31, 2011
Students to use new grant for astrophysics research in Taiwan

The National Science Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego Faculty Fellow Shashi Kanbur a $138,545 grant to provide students interested in astrophysics opportunities to do research at a Global Laboratory partner in Taiwan.



Mon Mar 07, 2011
Exchange student represents Oswego at Harvard conference

An exchange student from Shanghai Normal University, one of SUNY Oswego’s six partner universities in China, recently attended the prestigious Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations Conference in Boston.



Wed Mar 02, 2011
Banco Santander grant to fund student travel, learning in Brazil

A $160,000 grant through Banco Santander and the State University of New York system will enable 30 students in science-related fields from SUNY Oswego and elsewhere around the system to study at Oswego’s global laboratories in Brazil over the next two years.



Mon Dec 13, 2010
Class visiting Haiti to offer mental health workshops

Eight SUNY Oswego students and three psychology professors are journeying to Haiti—a trip that overlaps the Jan. 12 anniversary of a devastating earthquake—to work with community leaders in Petit-Goave on continuing issues of trauma.



Wed Nov 10, 2010
Peace Corps, college to combine global service with two master's programs

Selected SUNY Oswego graduate students in agricultural and mathematics education now will have the opportunity to combine Peace Corps service and a master’s degree.



Thu Oct 21, 2010
Star percussionist Zakir Hussain to perform in Waterman

On the last day of summer, a crowd of 3,500 gathered in Chicago’s Millennium Park for a concert by world music star Zakir Hussain. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, he will bring that critically acclaimed performance to Waterman Theatre of Tyler Hall at SUNY Oswego.



Thu Sep 30, 2010
Educational research partnership under way in Brazil

SUNY Oswego has a longstanding educational partnership with the nation of Benin, and Dr. Alfred Frederick, the college’s distinguished service professor of curriculum and instruction, plans to do the same with Brazil.



Thu Aug 12, 2010
Energetic Step Afrika to offer free performance

Step Afrika performing.The kinetic energy of Step Afrika will come to SUNY Oswego on Monday, Aug. 30, in a free performance for the campus and community.



Mon Aug 09, 2010
Artswego season to offer globe-spanning feast of music, dance, comedy

Step Afrika in motion.Artswego at SUNY Oswego launches its 2010-11 Performing Arts Series with a free, pulse-pounding appetizer of a performance by Step Afrika, and moves on to music and dance entrees of international flair, with a side order of classic American comedy.



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