Mette Harder (History) has published a chapter entitled ‘Odious and Vile Names: Political Character Assassination and Purging in the French Revolution’ in the edited collection Character Assassination Throughout the Ages (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). The chapter highlights the destructive impact of attacks on character amongst revolutionary politicians and shows how they contributed to political violence, especially parliamentary purging. The revolutionaries’ continuous use of calumny, [...]
Orlando Legname, Music, gave a lecture on June 18, 2014 at the Universita di Roma Tor Vergata entitled Introduction to Gesture Capture for Interactive Systems. This was followed by two performances: one at the Ennio Morricone Auditorium when he performed A Thousand Things: Rising and Falling. The second performance took place at the MACRO (Museo [...]
Veronica Diver, ALS, took first place in the Humorous Speech Contest held by the Oneonta Toastmasters on August 25th. The title of her speech was Golden Years. She advances to the next level of competition in Binghamton at the end of September. Oneonta Toastmasters meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at the Green Earth [...]
Bill Harcleroad, Director of Campus Activities, presented a webinar called “Unified Marketing Across Diverse Channels” for the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) on August 5. 45 schools from across the United State tuned in to the webinar which was based on a well-received educational session Harcleroad presented at both NACA and Association of College [...]
Andrew Gallup of the Psychology Department recently accepted the position of Academic Editor at PLOS ONE (http://www.plosone.org).
Ashok Kumar Malhotra of the Philosophy Department was invited by the International Society for Universal Dialogue (ISUD) to present a paper on “Time and Mystery of Existence” at its 10th annual conference, held from July 3 to 9, 2014 at Craiova, Romania.” The annual meeting consisted of a group of scholars from Russia, Ukraine, Romania, [...]
In August, Joseph Pignato, an Associate Professor in the Music Department, was as an invited panelist at the Modern Band Symposium, sponsored by Little Kids Rock (LKR). LKR is a non-profit organization that implements contemporary music programs in primary, secondary, and tertiary schools across the county. The Symposium, held on the campus of Colorado State University [...]
Dr. Susan C. Turell has been named the Co-Chair of the Education and Training Committee of the American Psychological Association’s Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues ). She joined SUNY Oneonta last year as the founding Dean of the School of Social Science.
Last week, Florian Reyda, Biology and Biological Field Station, and two undergraduate students, Rebecca Russell and Illari Delgado, traveled to Sao Sebastao, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, for the 8th International Workshop for Cestode (tapeworm) Systematics and Phylogeny. Florian delivered an invited presentation on the diversity of the cestode order Rhinebothriidea, and led one of the working groups at [...]
This July 2014, Dr.Anita Levine (Elementary Education and Reading) was in Otwock, Poland (south of Warsaw) and served as the American Staff Leader for the Teaching English in Poland (TEIP) program. The program is offered through the Kosciuszko Foundation (http://www.thekf.org/) a Polish-American organization. The TEIP is an English language immersion program for Polish children and [...]