Category Archives: College of Graduate Studies

Graduate students mentor teens in ’1000 Girls, 1000 Futures’

Female students in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies are mentoring high-school age girls from around the world in the “1000 Girls, 1000 Futures” program. The initiative of the Global STEM Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences – a … Continue reading

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Third annual student art show on exhibit in Weiskotten library

The SUNY Upstate Art Club kicks off its third annual art show with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Health Sciences Library in Weiskotten Hall. Twenty-two artists are represented, with more than 100 pieces in a … Continue reading

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Student-led St. Baldrick’s event raises almost $11,000

An Upstate student-led fundraiser for pediatric cancer research raised close to $11,000 — more than double the event’s original goal of $5,000. Danielle Safaty, a student in the College of Health Professions medical biotechnology program, organized the event and rallied … Continue reading

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Neuroscience student explores link between emotion, appetite

Patrick Sweeney wants to help solve a mystery. “What interests me most is how individuals can lose the ability to want to eat,” he said. “If you can understand how that works, you can help a lot of people.” Patrick … Continue reading

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Student wins Young Investigator Award for cancer research

Upstate MD/PhD student Rebecca Sager has received a 2015 Joy Cappel Young Investigator Award from Rockland Inc., a Pennsylvania biotechnology company. Rebecca will use the $4,000 award to further her research into molecular changes associated with prostate cancer. She is … Continue reading

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