Archive for March, 2013

Sixteen SUNY Oneonta students spent part of their spring break at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City. More than 3,000 students representing 150-plus colleges and universities from almost 30 countries participated in the conference from March 24-28. This year’s delegation, representing Croatia, was one of 29 groups from around the world [...]

Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 12:56 | 0 comments
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Two SUNY Oneonta Mass Communication students are producing a new monthly TV program highlighting events in the Otsego and Delaware county region. “Community Spotlight” airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. on Time Warner Cable Channel 23. It is also accessible on Vimeo or via Facebook. The first episode features segments on [...]

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 08:50 | 0 comments
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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 [...]

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 at 22:58 | 0 comments
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Assistant professor of Biology Dr. Florian Reyda is a featured guest on an episode of “The Dr. Oz Show” airing today at 4 p.m. on NBC. Reyda, an expert on fish parasitology, appears on stage with Dr. Oz for about 25 minutes, showing samples of parasites and providing factual information about the diseases they cause. [...]

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 at 13:34 | 0 comments
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Sixteen area middle school students got hands-on lessons in computer programming and problem-solving during a four-week robotics course at SUNY Oneonta this winter. Science Saturdays is a mini-course presented every semester by SUNY Oneonta in collaboration with the Catskill Area School Study Council. Each round targets a different age group and topic. This semester, 16 [...]

Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 16:04 | 0 comments
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The Red Dragon Reading Series at SUNY Oneonta will continue on Wednesday, March 20, with a reading by novelist and essayist Eleanor Henderson. The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Craven Lounge of the Morris Conference Center. The reading will be followed by a reception [...]

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 11:01 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta will host a film screening and talk by Alex Mantha, an anthropological archeologist who specializes in the central Andes of Peru, on Tuesday, March 19. “Rapayán,” a film chronicling Mantha’s work in the the Rapayán Valley of the Andes, will be shown at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Red Dragon Theater in the [...]

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 08:56 | 0 comments
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A prominent scholar in the field of citizenship and democracy will be the keynote speaker at SUNY Oneonta’s fifth annual Undergraduate Political Science Conference on Friday, March 15. Dr. Kristi Andersen, Professor of Political Science at The Maxwell School of Syracuse University, will present “Incorporating Immigrants into American Cultural and Political Life.” The conference begins [...]

Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 16:00 | 0 comments
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Award-winning writer, activist and literary scholar Unoma Azuah will visit SUNY Oneonta from March 10-16 through the Center for Multicultural Experiences (CME) Faculty-in-Residence Program. On Monday, March 11, Azuah will present a keynote lecture titled “Culture, Sexuality and Taboo in Nigeria.” The lecture, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Craven Lounge in the Morris [...]

Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 10:44 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta’s fourth annual New Music Focus Week, a four-day performance series showcasing innovative, contemporary music, will feature work by internationally acclaimed composer Cort Lippe. The series begins Monday, March 11. All events take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamblin Theater in the Fine Arts Center and are free and open to the public. [...]

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 at 12:12 | 0 comments
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