Category Archives: College of Graduate Studies

Two Upstate students receive Chancellor’s Excellence Award

Upstate’s Daniella Palermo and Tiffany Telarico Caza are among 274 State University of New York students honored with the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. Daniella, a fourth-year medical student from the Bronx, and Tiffany, a Waterloo, NY, native in her … Continue reading

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First-year graduate student is first author of research paper

Jacqualyn Schulman has achieved a rare feat for a first-year student in the College of Graduate Studies – she has a first-author credit in a scientific journal for her research into a protein that could play a role in cancer. … Continue reading

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Bake sale supports Upstate’s annual International Festival

Upstate’s International Student Association held a two-day bake sale this week to raise money for the association’s eighth annual International Festival in April. Student organizers are trying to pick a festival date that doesn’t bump into exams or any other conflicts with … Continue reading

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Upstate MD/PhD student elected to national medical board

Upstate MD/PhD student Sam Mackenzie has been elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees, a first for Upstate in the 30 years students have held an AMA trustee seat. With representatives from the nation’s medical schools voting, Sam outpolled … Continue reading

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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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