Research News

For SUNY Oswego professors and students, research and scholarship greatly enhance the college experience, their personal knowledge and ultimately the world's body of information. Through faculty projects, student opportunities, faculty-student collaborations, faculty honors and books, members of the SUNY Oswego campus community are garnering recognition and making a difference.

Faculty Projects

Fulbright enables professor to research, teach in Moldova

Lenuta Giukin of SUNY Oswego’s modern languages and literatures faculty won a five-month Fulbright Scholarship last fall to Moldova in Eastern Europe, where she taught and did research on the burgeoning film industry in the Romanian- and Russian-influenced nation.

Student Opportunities

Debt free, experience rich, first Possibility Scholars prepare to graduate

Advancing understanding of how microbes can help clean up soil after an oil spill, identifying effective methods to survey and track mammal populations, and developing a user-friendly online education platform are just some of the ways the first recipients of SUNY Oswego’s Possibility Scholarship, all from Syracuse, are making a difference in the world.

Faculty-Student Collaborations

Oswego researcher wins NSF grant to probe mass-extinction puzzle

SUNY Oswego earth sciences faculty member and paleontologist Diana Boyer has received a three-year, $52,000 National Science Foundation grant to advance understanding of a mass extinction whose evidence lies in ancient layers of black shale in Western New York and Eastern Ohio.

Faculty Honors

SUNY elevates Oswego's Tracy Lewis to distinguished teaching professor

Dr. Tracy K. Lewis, widely praised for his 30 years inspiring students of Spanish and Portuguese at SUNY Oswego, has earned the rank of distinguished teaching professor, one of the State University of New York system’s highest honors.

Books and Publications

Professor's book tracks paths to Congress for ethnic politicians

A SUNY Oswego political science faculty member published her first book last month, using a database she built from scratch and years of research to construct a micro-political model for the rise of ethnic minorities in Congress, full of their stories and creative electoral strategies.

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