Monthly Archives: December 2013

Upstate student takes schizophrenia research one step at a time

Walking long distances is more than just exercise for Upstate graduate student Parisa Afshari, MD, who is working toward a PhD in Neuroscience. “I’m very happy when I’m walking,” said Parisa, who walks four miles to Upstate and four miles … Continue reading

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Upstate students raise almost $1,700 for emergency fund

Upstate students raised $1,677 for the university’s new Employee and Student Emergency Fund last week. Upstate Student Government and Campus Activities Governing Board officers raffled three prizes – an iPad Air; two Syracuse University basketball tickets, and two Syracuse Stage … Continue reading

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Upstate medical students raise almost $4,300 in ‘Movember’

First- and second-year students in Upstate’s College of Medicine responded to a challenge to raise money for medical research — and to grow mustaches — last month as part of the “Movember” initiative. Upstate’s O.N.C.O. student organization — Opportunities, Networking … Continue reading

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