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Faculty member Jaclyn Schildkraut publishes resource book on mass shootings

July 26, 2018

SUNY Oswego public justice faculty member Jaclyn Schildkraut, a national expert on mass shootings, recently published a reference book that she hopes will prove helpful for anybody researching the topic.

Research

Initiative seeks to encourage, support grant submissions campus-wide

July 23, 2018

As the college prepares to recognize six faculty members who've reached medal-winning levels of cumulative external funding through pursuing grants, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs continues a cross-campus effort to broaden the numbers and academic disciplines represented by faculty who seek grants.

Campus

Mini-grants to support 5 Grand Challenge projects

July 23, 2018

A SUNY Oswego panel has recommended college mini-grant funding for five project proposals -- ranging from a multicultural effort to provide water purifiers to Puerto Rico to helping support a talk by an eco-poet known for her poetry about the disasters such as those at Flint, Michigan, and the Deepwater Horizon -- developed for Grand Challenges: Fresh Water for All.

Research

Faculty member Caglar Yildrim researches smartphone dependency

July 17, 2018

Computer science faculty member Caglar Yildrim researches nomophobia (fear of being without a smartphone) and related technology questions.

Campus

Mars to shine in public viewing party July 24 to 31

July 11, 2018

SUNY Oswego will host a free public Mars Viewing Party, planned nightly though weather-dependent, from 11 p.m. [UPDATED START TIME] to 2 a.m. July 24 to 31 at the college's observatory at Rice Creek Field Station

International

Literature, Norway, Iceland offer students ‘incredible experience’

July 10, 2018

Notable literature and a study-abroad course took 20 students in Creative Writing 395 -- “Norwegian Literature From Trolls to Thor, Ibsen and Noir” -- through remarkable reads and stunning sights in Norway and Iceland.

Research

NSF grant supports professor, undergraduates studying cell movement

July 6, 2018

Thanks to a nearly $300,000 National Science Foundation grant, undergraduate researchers, starting this summer, are working with Dr. Yulia Artemenko of SUNY Oswego's biological sciences faculty to investigate how single cells determine where to move, which could have implications for why cancer cells metastasize -- migrate away from a primary tumor.

Student documents 'beyond humbling' Puerto Rico rebuilding effort

July 6, 2018

Fifteen SUNY Oswego students and a faculty team leader recently returned from Puerto Rico where they repaired roofs as part of the NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative.

International

English Immersion Program students connect with Bishop's Commons residents

July 5, 2018

Participants in SUNY Oswego’s summer English Immersion Program made a visit to Bishop’s Commons in Oswego for a chance to practice their language skills while enjoying an afternoon of getting to know local seniors.

Society

Marketing students helping NYS firefighters recruit younger volunteers

June 26, 2018

As president of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, 1966 SUNY Oswego graduate John Sroka understands firsthand how important volunteer firefighters are to the safety of New York state. Of the state’s 1,665 registered fire departments, more than 90 percent rely solely on volunteers, so he turned to his alma mater to address falling numbers of recruits.