Campus Update  September 1, 2010

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Sept. 1, 2010 August photos This issue's photo gallery greets a shiny, new academic year new students and lodgings, picnics and performances completing the high school to college transition that often begins with a campus tour a year or two earlier for students and families. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, e-mail pictures with a brief caption to Australian exploring teacher-training ideas As a visiting Fulbright Scholar from Australia, Mark Harris is taking his research and his ideas international. Read more > Students, faculty chase snowstorms for data An $86,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will provide meteorology faculty member Scott Steiger and his students the tools to venture nearly into the teeth of the most intense snowstorms to collect first-of-its-kind data. Read more > Construction celebrations set for Sept. 17 Members of the campus and greater Oswego communities, including dignitaries from Albany, will celebrate the start of building Oswego's new science facilities and the opening of the Village in two events Sept. 17. Read more > Federal grant funds study of women in science, math Oswego is the first SUNY institution to receive a $200,000 National Science Foundation catalyst grant to investigate the status of women faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read more > People in Action In this issue, read about faculty members publishing articles in journals and books and teaching in Europe. Read more > Calendar Highlights Wednesday, Sept. 1 Student Involvement Fair Talk: "'Star Trek' and the Creation of Science Fiction Universes"


Grant supports WRVO's innovation reporting WRVO is one of five Upstate New York public broadcasting stations receiving a boost in local reporting through a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Read more > Spotlight Rafael Villamil brings his Riggs Hall and many life experiences to his new job as community director of the Village townhouses in this issue's Spotlight Announcements Merchants welcome students back to town this week Kidd, Mortenson among featured writers in series Tyler Art Gallery opens with two art exhibitions Submissions invited for library's 'Display to Archives' Police Report Thursday, Sept. 2 Business and services fair: "Cruisin' the City" Friday, Sept. 3 Green and Gold Day Tyler Art Gallery opening Sept. 3 and 4 Men's soccer tournament Monday, Sept. 6 Labor Day: No classes Wednesday, Sept. 8 College Hour programs Thursday, Sept. 9 Rosh Hashanah: No classes Saturday, Sept. 11 Cross country invitational Rice Creek Ramble Concert by Reel Big Fish Monday, Sept. 13 Talk on "'Star Trek' and Popular Fiction" Faculty Assembly meeting Wednesday, Sept. 15 College Hour programs Rock the Constitution Human Services and Volunteer Career Fair Talk by Oswego Reading Initiative author For details, see SUNY Oswego Events Web Resources Research News Artswego Athletics Student Blogs Recent Milestones Faculty Assembly Employment Opportunities SUNY Oswego Home Page Action Items Submit news RSS news feeds Follow SUNY Oswego