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Tanzania's diverse wildlife, conservation measures inspire students

August 10, 2018

Giraffes and elephants grazing alongside cattle and goats. Lions lounging in acacia and sausage trees. Terrain as varied as Kilimanjaro's mountain, the Serengeti's plains and Lake Manyara's wetlands and woodlands. Elite, heavily armed "rhino rangers." Strict rules on human-wildlife contact.

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.

Research

Lake Ontario researchers finding cleaner waterway

May 9, 2018

Ongoing research by three New York colleges shows that Great Lakes contaminants continue a welcome and dramatic downward drop, said project investigator James Pagano, director of SUNY Oswego’s Environmental Research Center.

Campus

Alumna to discuss scientific journey to Antarctica

April 17, 2018

SUNY Oswego alumna Dr. Hilary McManus will return to campus to discuss her role in a global initiative for women in science and her February journey to Antarctica at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, April 26.

Research

Grant helps student researchers gain skills studying skulls of ancient animals

October 27, 2017

Dr. Jennifer Olori of the biological sciences faculty recently won a National Science Foundation grant for a project designed to provide undergraduates -- particularly women, who remain underrepresented in sciences and math -- with research experiences focused on head-first burrowing animals from as long ago as 300 million years.

Community

Nature walks, stories highlight fall at Rice Creek Field Station

August 11, 2017

Autumn at SUNY Oswego's Rice Creek Field Station will bring nature education programming in the form of Rice Creek Rambles, Story Hours for children and plenty of opportunities to tour the updated headquarters.

Research

Cliff-Simon Vital praises Summer Scholars program, research opportunities

July 26, 2017

SUNY Oswego’s Summer Scholars program is one of many avenues funding and making research available for students. And students like Cliff-Simon Vital enjoy the opportunities.

Awards + honors

Lauren Saroli: 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award winner

May 15, 2017

Zoology major Lauren Saroli was 1 of 4 Oswego students earning 2017 Chancellor's Awards for Student Excellence, the highest such honor in the SUNY system.

Society

April's keeper: 2015 grad cares for world's most famous giraffe

April 16, 2017

Millions around the world followed the pregnancy of April the giraffe -- and the care of her favorite keeper, Allysa Swilley, a 2015 SUNY Oswego zoology graduate.

Research

Grant supports student experiences with Rice Creek collection

April 3, 2017

A state-administered grant program recently boosted its longtime support of Rice Creek Field Station to $175,000 over five years -- a $10,000-a-year bump that has enabled hiring of student curators for animal collections and much more.