Archive for March, 2013

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to meet the candidates for the position of chief of UPD at an open forum.  Here are the dates and times. • Dan Chambers, Friday, April 5:  Open forum – 2:00-2:45, Craven Lounge, Morris. • Chauncey Bennett, Tuesday, April 9:  Open forum – 2:00-2:45, Craven Lounge, Morris. • Lisa Sprague, Thursday, [...]

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 12:21 | Comments Off

The SUNY Oneonta Department of Physics and Astronomy is pleased to announce its summer schedule for the public planetarium and observatory nights.  Public nights are scheduled for May 16, June 13, July 11, August 15. Each evening has a planetarium show scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and public observing at the College Camp Observatory at 8:00 [...]

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 07:57 | Comments Off
Categories: Events

Ashok Malhotra, philosophy, was a Keynote Speaker at the 2013 Uehiro Graduate Students Philosophy Conference held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, Hawaii) from March 7-9, 2013. Malhotra spoke on the “Role of Religion in Civilizational Development,” by delving into the clash implicit in the historical ideology of the Abrahamic monotheistic religions of [...]

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 07:50 | Comments Off

UUP will hold its monthly Chapter meeting on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 4 PM, in Room 130, Morris Complex. The Chapter meeting is open to all those represented by UUP. The April 2nd Chapter Meeting will include a forum featuring the two candidates for State UUP President. The Chapter meeting will provide an opportunity [...]

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 07:47 | Comments Off
Categories: UUP

SUNY Oneonta has received a $612,515 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for “Critical MaSS: Math and Science Scholars,” a scholarship program aimed at enabling students who would otherwise face significant barriers to graduate and enter careers or advanced degree programs in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The five-year grant, which [...]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 11:09 | Comments Off

Dr. Robert Compton, Associate Professor of Africana and Latino Studies (ALS) and Political Science and Chair of ALS, published an article titled “Comparative regional integration in SADC and ASEAN: Democracy and governance issues in historical and socio-economic context” in Regions & Cohesion, Volume 3, Issue 1, Spring 2013: 5­31,doi:10.3167/reco.2013.030102 ISSN 2152-906X (Print), ISSN 2152-9078 (Online). [...]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 11:00 | Comments Off

Savannah Bao (International Education) traveled to Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) in South Korea in February to meet new students, work with administrators of our 1+3 program and exchange program, and to explore teaching opportunities for Oneonta faculty at HUFS . Currently we have 37 Korean students from the 1+3 program studying at SUNY [...]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 10:52 | Comments Off

Michael Brown (Psychology) and several students from his Gender, Sexuality, and Law lab recently presented their work at the Eastern Psychological Association’s annual conference in New York, N.Y. A list of their poster presentations is below: Brown, M. J. (2013, March). The role of need for cognition, homophobia, and gender role beliefs in the acceptance [...]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 10:46 | Comments Off

The article by Gregory Fulkerson (Sociology) and Elizabeth Seale (Sociology) titled, “The Case of Cooperstown, New York: The Makings of a Perfect Village in an Urbanising World,” published in the journal Sociological Research Online (17.4), has been nominated for the SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence. The winner will be announced at the British Sociological [...]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 10:42 | Comments Off
Categories: Congratulations

Looking to learn something new this spring? Check out the Office of Continuing Education’s line-up of non-credit courses. Topics include art, dance, beer brewing, cooking, soap making, family finance, yoga and more. For more information, call ext. 2548 or check out this flier.

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 10:40 | Comments Off