Campus Update April 10, 2013

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April 10, 2013April Photos In this issue's photo gallery Maori heritage and German folk culture express themselves in dance, the governor shares news about an on-time state budget, students show that the volunteer spirit is in their blood and theatre prepares mirth on a Mattress. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, email pictures with a brief caption to .Lake-effect study to fly into heart of the stormMeteorology faculty member Scott Steiger and students next winter will study lake-effect snow up close and personal -very close -thanks to $320,000 in grant funds from the National Science Foundation and an armada of instrument-loaded vehicles, including an airplane to fly into the teeth of the storms. Read more >Philosophy scholar to receive Presidents AwardK. Brad Wray, professor of philosophy and a prolific researcher, author and presenter, will receive the 2013 Presidents Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity in April 19 ceremonies. Read more >New award honors Ilie's love of mentoring Carolina Ilie, a physics faculty member since 2008, has an extraordinary record, her department chair said, of accomplishments in mentoring her students, many of whom have presented at conferences, won awards and gone on to graduate Physics student to present roller-coaster research at QuestLittle did SUNY Oswego senior Katharyn Christiana know it at the time, but her familys frequent trips to Disney World when she was a child would set her on a roller-coaster path to a college major and research subject she will present next week at the Quest. Read more >People in Action In this issue, read about faculty participation in a National Institutes of Health-funded project, new visiting scholars from China, student and faculty presentations and publications, and the new athletic director. Read more >Calendar HighlightsWednesday, April 10 Voice recital


school and careers in engineering, teaching and nuclear energy. Read more >Quest session to air findings on Fallbrook damA geology student will give his research teams presentation April 17 at Quest on the Fallbrook Recreation Center dam removal project and its effect on groundwater and fish. Read more >Accomplished alumna to inspire honorees The annual Honors Convocation on Friday, April 19, will recognize more than 100 academic achievers and feature a talk by an alumna who has built a career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Read more >MIT selects Oswego junior for research programJunior zoology major Lacey Brown will spend 10 weeks this summer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in a highly selective Research Experience for Undergraduates program in biology and neuroscience. Read more >SpotlightMeet senior honors student Octavia Morrison, a determined researcher, zoology major, music leader and Global Laboratory ambassador in this issue's Spotlight .Announcements 2013 strategic planning effort off and running Campuswide emergency notification test today Sights, sounds to reign in Once Upon a Mattress ORI author, Game of Thrones co-creator to speak Sustainability Fair features Before the Lights Go Out author Penfield Librarys sale to offer books, magazines, DVDs Business students headed to national competition in May Etiquette dinner Movie: "In July" ("Im Juli") Concert: Daedalus Quartet Thursday, April 11 Video: The Blank Slate Friday, April 12 Lecture: North Korea, South Korea and the United States Theatre production: The Vagina Monologues opens Concert: Milagres Saturday, April 13 Art exhibit reception: Clean Slate Diaries Art exhibit reception: Graphic Flash Sunday, April 14 Concert: Handguns Mixed Emotions Film Festival Monday, April 15 Book sale Tuesday, April 16 Film and discussion: In Gods Land Wednesday, April 17 Quest GENIUS Olympiad Sustainability Fair Thursday, April 18 Films and discussion: "What We Need Is the Impossible!" Friday, April 19 Honors Convocation Theatre performance: Once Upon a Mattress opens Saturday, April 20 Spring concert: Lupe Fiasco Sunday, April 21 Faculty concert: Song and Dance Tuesday, April 23 Student Involvement Awards Wednesday, April 24 Movie: Millas ( Miles) Speaker: Game of Thrones co-creator David Benioff For details, see SUNY Oswego Events


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