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Professor's new book explores deviations from society's norms, laws

September 1, 2017

SUNY Oswego sociology professor and chair Tim Delaney recently published the textbook "Social Deviance," which he says is the natural heir to nearly all of the books -- 16 of them -- he has written before.

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'Truthiness' at issue in 29th annual Steinkraus Lecture

October 2, 2017

The SUNY Oswego philosophy department's 2017 Warren Steinkraus Lecture on Human Ideals will feature Dr. J.D. Trout, author of the book "Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science," at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Marano Campus Center auditorium.

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Professor co-authors book on friendship, happiness, connections

October 23, 2017

From the theories of Aristotle to relationships on Facebook, the latest co-authored book by SUNY Oswego sociology professor Tim Delaney examines "Friendship and Happiness: The Connection Between the Two."

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Media Summit to feature White House journalists, take on 'fake news'

October 13, 2017

SUNY Oswego's 13th annual Lewis B. O'Donnell Media Summit will take on "fake news" as its discussion focus, presenting a balanced panel of White House and other broadcast news industry veterans to talk and listen to other viewpoints around the often politically and emotionally charged subject.

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Cutler Fund boosted to $1 million to expand student opportunities

November 10, 2017

Donations by 1974 SUNY Oswego alumnus David Cutler have brought a fund to support the college's public justice program and student experiences to $1 million.

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'Avalanche of support' as faculty member collects cards for children of Las Vegas shooting victims

December 8, 2017

What started as a modest way to help young people impacted by tragedy has continued to grow into a kind of holiday miracle.

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New program helps career, technical experts transition to teaching

March 15, 2018

Dylan Obernesser made a swift career change -- one he thought would take years -- from insurance fraud investigation to teaching computer forensics in high school, thanks to SUNY Oswego School of Education's work with Syracuse-area teacher candidates hired for their technical and career expertise.

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Wellness management degree adds all-online option

March 28, 2018

SUNY Oswego recently earned state approval to offer its bachelor of science program in wellness management as an all-online option starting this fall, helping students who are busy balancing work, family and school.

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College, WCNY to host documentary, panel on ethics

April 3, 2018

SUNY Oswego will partner with WCNY to host a preview of the PBS documentary segment “The Whistle Blower,” followed by an ethics-based faculty panel discussion on Wednesday, April 11.

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State approves new major in philosophy, politics and economics

April 10, 2018

Abraham Lincoln: politician, philosopher or economist? Was John Stuart Mill just a philosopher? Was Adam Smith just an economist? A new SUNY Oswego degree program to launch this fall underscores the answer: Academic disciplines, like careers, often intersect, regardless of boundaries and labels.

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