Campus Update April 13, 2011

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April 13, 2011 April Photos This issue's photo gallery features kites and cranes, drives and donors, ceramics and celebrations, fairs and Festa a colorful collection of April's spectacles of spring at this busy bastion of lakeside learning. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, e-mail pictures with a brief caption to Entries pour in for global science, art competition SUNY Oswego's first GENIUS Olympiad science and art competition has invited more than 170 high school finalists from 45 countries and 32 states to campus this summer. Read more > Molecular biologist to receive Provost's Award James A. MacKenzie, associate professor of biological sciences, has earned the Provost's Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity for his enthusiastic approach and dedication to research and teaching. Read more > Convocation to feature Discovery speaker A graduate of SUNY Oswego who has become a leader in the marketing and communications field will address honors students and their families Friday at Honors Convocation. Read more > Chancellors Award supports sustainability course to Ecuador Oswego's first recipient of the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Internationalization will use the $4,000 prize to support the first offering of a course on sustainability in Ecuador. Read more > People in Action In this issue, read about faculty publications, student presentations and certifications, and an award-winning physics student. Read more >


Campus Update : March 30, 2011 Quest talk looks at plants that could aid diabetics A student researcher will make a presentation at Quest today about how he has advanced chemistry faculty member Webe Kadima's years-long study in the Democratic Republic of Congo on plants that help diabetic patients. Read more > Quest to probe scientific method Quest's celebration of scholarly and creative activities today will include an interdisciplinary exploration of the centuries-long evolution of the scientific method. Read more > Youth Technology Day reaches out to schools Youth Technology Day, where School of Education students share knowledge with middle and high school students, will join the roster of Quest activities. Read more > Campus awards $90K for scholarly work The campus Scholarly and Creative Activity Committee this semester recommended, and the president and provost recently approved, 31 grants for students, faculty and staff totaling nearly $90,000. Read more > Spotlight Candy Rasbeck applies her special brand of TLC to the Sheldon Institute, students, snowmobiling and her family in this issue's Spotlight Announcements Campuswide emergency alert test April 26 Oswego team advances in business-projects competition Poet, novelist Piercy to address 'Women and Work' Rice Creek to unveil forests exhibit Quartet of Happiness to jazz up concert Clarinetist, pianist to join forces in wide-ranging concert Jukebox the Ghost to rock Indie Series on Friday Poll: Quest Activities Calendar Highlights Wednesday, April 13 Quest Sustainability Fair Thursday, April 14 Film and discussion: "The F-Bomb" Friday, April 15 Honors Convocation Concert: Jukebox the Ghost Saturday, April 16 Musical festival: "OswegoStock" (weather dependent) April 16 and 17 International Film Festival Sunday, April 17 "Grease" final performance Concert: "Rich Repertoire" Monday, April 18 Panel discussion: Environmental ethics Reading: "A Streetcar Named Desire" Tuesday, April 19 Concert: State Singers Wednesday, April 20 Penfield Library book sale Reading by Marge Piercy Concert: Quartet of Happiness


Campus Update : March 30, 2011 Police Report Saturday, April 23 Rice Creek Ramble Forests exhibit opens 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