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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.

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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

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.

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.

Restoration project brings college's plant museum into the light

January 16, 2017

SUNY Oswego’s recently opened herbarium features more than 50,000 dried and mounted plant specimens in a historically significant collection that links the main campus’ scientific education and research mission with that of Rice Creek Field Statio

Agricultural Business National award honors college's agricultural testing labs

October 18, 2016

SUNY Oswego’s enterprising Agricultural Testing and Analysis Labs at the Port of Oswego and the Shineman Center won a national Award of Excellence on Tuesday at the University Economic Development Association Annual Summit in Roanoke, Virginia.

Research

Fossil-hunting students flourish in New Mexico dig

September 22, 2016

Thanks to a National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration grant, three SUNY Oswego undergraduates spent three weeks at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, this summer unearthing such fossils as the tiny jaws of ancient animals—and the fo

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Grant supports college's effort to protect rare moth, turtle habitat

August 8, 2016

SUNY Oswego faculty and students have taken on a project to slow or stop the advance of cattails threatening to choke the sensitive Oswego County habitat of two rare species, the bog buckmoth and bog turtle.