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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.

Society

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."

Science + technology

Planetarium to feature tales of eclipse in November shows

October 19, 2017

The SUNY Oswego planetarium will present "The Great American Eclipse" at 7 p.m. every Sunday during November.

Society

'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.

Community

Circle of Security Parenting expands with new educator candidates

September 29, 2017

SUNY Oswego psychology professor Matthew Dykas and a team of certified parenting educators have gained critical momentum in a five-year effort to address one of society's great challenges -- reducing abuse and neglect of children by providing mothers and fathers with vital parenting insights and skills.

Campus

New digital humanities minor blends modern, traditional disciplines

September 15, 2017

The computer age meets the study of traditional disciplines -- literature, history, philosophy and more -- in digital humanities, a new minor at SUNY Oswego.

Research

Oswego professor earns grant to support big-data work in Alzheimer's research

September 13, 2017

Dr. Sungeun Kim, a faculty member of SUNY Oswego's electrical and computer engineering department, recently received a grant award of nearly $119,000 to use big-data techniques in support of earlier and more accurate diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.

Society

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.

Campus

Series to feature writers of fantasy, comedy, poetry, plays

August 18, 2017

The author of the international bestselling "Eragon" and other books in a fantasy series; a columnist noted for her "Shrill" book on body image; a young comic book writer and illustrator; and a nationally known comedian, actor and writer with strong local ties are among the speakers in SUNY Oswego's Living Writers Series this fall.

Science + technology

How to watch an eclipse safely

August 17, 2017

Scott Roby, director of the SUNY Oswego planetarium and an associate professor of physics, explains how to safely watch a solar eclipse, like the Aug. 21 event.