SUNY Oswego News http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php SUNY Oswego News en SUNY Oswego Public Affairs Copyright 2016 2016-09-30T12:24:04+00:00 SUNY Oswego rises sharply in U.S. News rankings http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/rankings_rise http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/rankings_rise/ SUNY Oswego jumps to 44th place in U.S. News & World Report rankings—a 14-place rise—in the list of 2017 Top Regional Universities in the North.

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Campus News Sep 13, 2016
'Wizard of Oz' theme to evoke college experience, Tyler Hall homecoming http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/wizard_play_themes http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/wizard_play_themes/ To celebrate the grand reopening of renovated Tyler Hall and Waterman Theatre, the SUNY Oswego theater and music departments will stage a contemporary twist on the classic musical “The Wizard of Oz,” swapping out the yellow brick road for train tracks.

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Sep 30, 2016
New partnership advances virtual reality research at SUNY Oswego http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/virtual_reality_research http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/virtual_reality_research/ A German virtual reality software developer recently announced a partnership with SUNY Oswego, helping push VR research and learning opportunities forward in the college’s graduate program in human-computer interaction.

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Sep 29, 2016
Composer, musicians to honor jazz educator in Oct. 19 concert http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/suite_for_fred http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/suite_for_fred/ SUNY Oswego faculty member, composer and percussionist Eric Schmitz and four colleagues will honor the jazz and music education legacy of the late Fred Sturm in a “Suite for Fred” performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.

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Sep 28, 2016
SUNY Oswego planetarium sets October shows http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/planetarium_october_2016 http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/planetarium_october_2016/ The SUNY Oswego planetarium will present “Back to The Moon and On to Mars!” at 7 p.m. every Sunday in October.

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Sep 28, 2016
Professors' book focuses on how popular culture impacts society http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/popular_culture_book http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/popular_culture_book/ Miley Cyrus and Dr. Dre, “Mortal Kombat” and “Star Trek,” Festivus and the Ice Bucket Challenge—they all make it into an academically motivated but approachable new book on popular culture from SUNY Oswego sociology chair Tim Delaney and co-author Tim Madigan of St. John Fisher College’s philosophy department.

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Sep 23, 2016
Fossil-hunting students flourish in New Mexico dig http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/fossil_expedition http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/fossil_expedition/ Thanks to a National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration grant, three SUNY Oswego undergraduates spent three weeks at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, this summer unearthing such fossils as the tiny jaws of ancient animals—and the fossilized bones of a rare dinosaur—as they tried on paleontology careers.

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Biological Science , Research News: Faculty Student Collaborations Sep 22, 2016
'Restart' show to welcome all to gallery's new beginning http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/restart_exhibition http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/restart_exhibition/ SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery will “Restart” as a premier regional resource for art exhibitions, education and community participation with a juried show in October that will unveil the modernized facility’s welcoming design.

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Sep 22, 2016
Oswego professor, students explore green solution for air quality http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/houseplants_as_filters http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/houseplants_as_filters/ Vadoud Niri of the SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty and his undergraduate assistants worked steadily—and quietly—for three years researching five common houseplants as agents for removing potentially hazardous chemicals such as acetone from the air. Then the American Chemical Society took note of their work, and it is quiet no longer.

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Chemistry , Research News: Faculty Student Collaborations Sep 21, 2016
Mental Health, Wellness Week set Sept. 24 to 30 at SUNY Oswego http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/mental_wellness_week_2016 http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/mental_wellness_week_2016/ SUNY Oswego’s Counseling Center peer educators (P2Ps), Counseling Center staff and the Lifestyles Center will host student-awareness activities associated with Mental Health and Wellness Week from Sept. 24 to 30.

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Sep 21, 2016