Archive for July, 2012

Devin Castendyk (Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences) has received a Research Opportunity Award from the National Science Foundation to conduct research in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica during his 2012-2013 sabbatical. Between November and January, he will conduct research on the circulation of water in ice-covered lakes and the impact of currents on [...]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 20:33 | Comments Off
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Robert Compton, Associate Professor of Africana and Latino Studies and Political Science, published a review essay titled, “The Elusive Quest? African Regionalism, Social Cohesion, and Institutions” in the journal Regions and Cohesion (Vol. 2, Issue 2, Summer 2012: 119-124.) His essay reviews four recent books within the context of regionalism and social cohesion and concludes [...]

Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 20:23 | Comments Off
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The Office of International Education (OIE) is available to visit classrooms, providing presentations on our great exchange programs, as well as the 500+ programs of various types available to our Oneonta students in the SUNY system. Classroom visits are a valuable way to provide concise information to students about the tools on our OIE study [...]

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 18:46 | Comments Off
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The Office of International Education is pleased to present its annual SUNY Study Abroad Fair on Monday, September 17, 2012 from 11 AM – 2:30 PM in the Alumni Field House Atrium, Level 2. SUNY campus representatives will be available for student consultation, joining Oneonta to showcase our wide range of overseas options among 500+ [...]

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 16:00 | Comments Off
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Oneonta State Sports Information Director Geoff Hassard will serve as the president of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA) for the 2012-13 year. Hassard assumed the leadership role at the conclusion of the recent professional development workshop in Pittsburgh, PA.

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 15:59 | Comments Off
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The Biological Field Station at SUNY Oneonta’s Cooperstown Campus has been awarded a $94,315 grant from the National Science Foundation to acquire instrumentation that will allow researchers to identify, photograph and monitor different types of plankton. The Fluid Imaging Technologies FlowCAM will be used to analyze water samples from Otsego Lake and other nearby bodies [...]

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 17:17 | Comments Off
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Are you an Olympic Games fan? Are you going to be glued to the television screen (or computer) from the opening ceremonies on July 27 to the closing ceremonies on August 12? For those times that there is no coverage, fill in your free time by reading about the Olympics from a selection of books [...]

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 17:14 | Comments Off
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This summer the IRC lobby had a makeover with new paint.  During the course of this procedure, the tacking strips that were along the walls were removed and will not be replaced.  We are currently limited to two large bulletin boards for postings.  Due to the overwhelming amount of postings we receive,  we will no [...]

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 18:43 | Comments Off
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The Sociology and Political Science Departments have a Canon ImageRunner 2202 available for adoption. If anyone is interested, please either come to Schumacher 10, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or contact Michele Myers-Platt (x-3512, myersmf@oneonta.edu) or Bridget Kiff (x-3522, bridget.kiff@oneonta.edu) This machine will be available until Friday, August 10th.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 18:06 | Comments Off
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William Simons, History, is the author of  “Ron Santo: Iconic Cubs Third Baseman & Hero to Diabetics.”  The article appears in the August/September 2012 issue of Upstate Life Magazine.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 11:33 | Comments Off
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