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‘Docs for Tots’ medical students plant Pinwheels for Prevention

The hundreds of blue and silver pinwheels gracing Upstate’s Weiskotten courtyard this week are courtesy of medical students in the “Docs for Tots” group. The “Pinwheels for Prevention” are there to raise awareness of child abuse and to let people … Continue reading

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Upstate medical student’s journey to continue in Atlanta

Jamal Hajjari grew up in Morocco, the youngest of 12 children in a farming family. As a young man, he helped out on the farm and in his father’s construction business. He was content doing so. But he always dreamed … Continue reading

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Drag show at Upstate raises funds for LGBT youth

Last month’s inaugural “drag show” hosted by Upstate’s Campus Activities Governing Board and the LGBT student organization was such a success, it likely will return next year. The show in the CAB featured about a dozen Upstate students performing musical … Continue reading

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International graduate students voice praise for Upstate

Seven international students in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies sat down recently with Educational Communications producer-director Steve Garlock to talk about their experiences at Upstate. The students in “International Voices” come from Bangladesh, India, Moldova, Nigeria, the Philippines and the … Continue reading

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CNYMPH student project empowers Syracuse refugees

Rozlynn Jakes-Johnson took on a daunting task for her capstone project in the CNY Master of Public Health program – coordinating a photography project with eight refugees, only one of whom had ever used a camera. Next month, those “New … Continue reading

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