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Campus Update March 30, 2011

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March 30, 2011 March Photos This issue's photo gallery finds students reaching out to stricken people in Japan, women reminding us that all rights are not equal, actors and visitors gearing up for "Grease" and presentations honoring Science Day. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, e-mail pictures with a brief caption to proffice@oswego.edu Taiwan next site for astrophysics research The National Science Foundation has awarded Faculty Fellow Shashi Kanbur a $138,545 grant to provide students interested in astrophysics opportunities to do research in Taiwan. Read more > Trustees approve two honorary degrees A pair of important figures from SUNY Oswegos past who have abiding connections with the campus community will receive honorary doctoral degrees from the State University on May 14 during Oswegos 150th Commencement. Read more > Biofuels advocate to speak at Quest Josh Tickell, director of the documentary Fuel and author of the best-selling From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank, will keynote Quest, Energetic student actors to ignite Grease performances in Tyler The enduring hit musical Grease will transport audiences to the '50s for the first three weekends in April at Tyler Hall's Waterman Theatre, with acrobatic dancing, harmonic singing and energetic acting. Read more > People in Action In this issue, read about student achievements in leadership, art and athletics as well as a professor invited to deliver the keynote address at a conference in Maine. Read more >

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Campus Update : March 30, 2011 Oswegos daylong symposium of faculty and student scholarly and creative activity. Read more > Quest talks to look at flip sides of school bullying Two Quest presentations by graduate education students will offer various angles on the persistent problem of school bullying. Read more > U.S.-Mexico relations explored at Quest Students will give presentations at Quest on issues related to U.S.Mexico relations, the topic of an all-campus, alternate-reality game devised by Ulises Mejias of the communications faculty. Read more > ESPN's Levy to light way Commencement Eve One of Oswegos most recognizable alumni will return to host one of the colleges oldest traditions when ESPN anchor Steve Levy emcees this years Torchlight Ceremony in May. Read more > College, BOCES partner in New Visions The New Visions program, a partnership of SUNY Oswego and the Oswego County Board of Cooperative Educational Services, has helped prepare scores of high school students for the college world. Read more > Spotlight Poet, playwright and track athlete Kevin Leonard sprints toward his future in English and creative writing in this issue's Spotlight Announcements Alternative-fuel cars to energize Sustainability Fair Nominations invited for student civic engagement awards Police Report Calendar Highlights Wednesday, March 30 International Day Celebration Thursday, March 31 Career and Internship Fair Movie: Inside Job March 31 and April 1 The Vagina Monologues Friday, April 1 Art exhibit reception Theatre production opens: "Grease" Saturday, April 2 Lieder recital Art auction African Student Organization dinner Sunday, April 3 Party Hearty Zumbathon Tuesday, April 5 College Council meeting Etiquette Dinner Wednesday, April 6 Spanish movie: The Motorcycle Diaries Saturday, April 9 Rice Creek Ramble Concert: Sam Adams and J. Cole Dance: La Familia de la Salsa Wednesday, April 13 Quest Sustainability Fair For details, see SUNY Oswego Events

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