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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

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.

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.

Awards + honors

SUNY Chancellor Awards honor three Oswego students

March 15, 2016

Three SUNY Oswego students active in academics, leadership and community service will receive the 2016 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence—the highest student recognition through the statewide university system.