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Chemist known for building a better molecule named AAAS fellow

Chemist known for building a better molecule named AAAS fellow

November 21, 2016

Daniel Weix, associate professor of chemistry, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.

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University QB Dan Bronson ’18 honored by state police

University QB Dan Bronson ’18 honored by state police

November 18, 2016

Dan Bronson’ 18, starting quarterback for the Yellowjackets, chased and captured a man who had robbed an elderly woman outside a Lockport, NY restaurant.

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Author Mia Alvar receives 2016 Kafka Prize

Author Mia Alvar receives 2016 Kafka Prize

October 31, 2016

On the 40th anniversary of its inception, the Janet Heininger Kafka Prize recognized a short story collection: Mia Alvar’s, In the Country. The University awards the annual prize to a promising but less established American woman writer of fiction.

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Cerulli awarded for empowering women

Cerulli awarded for empowering women

October 20, 2016

Catherine Cerulli, director of the Susan B. Anthony Center and the Laboratory of Interpersonal Violence and Victimization, was honored by the YWCA. She has worked on issues surrounding domestic violence and child abuse for more than 25 years.

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Sharon Briggs receives Messinger award for library service

Sharon Briggs receives Messinger award for library service

October 12, 2016

Briggs, who celebrated her 50th anniversary with River Campus Libraries last September, has served as the head of River Campus Libraries’ acquisition department, helping students, faculty, and staff access appropriate scholarly resources that support teaching and research.

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Trio of longtime professors recipients of Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

Trio of longtime professors recipients of Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

October 3, 2016

Bradley Nilsson, associate professor of chemistry; Amy Lerner, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish, are the recipients of the 2016 Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘When I started first grade, I didn’t know how to read, but many of my classmates did. I believed reading was a gift that you either have or don’t have, and I didn’t have that gift.’

‘When I started first grade, I didn’t know how to read, but many of my classmates did. I believed reading was a gift that you either have or don’t have, and I didn’t have that gift.’

October 3, 2016

Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish, is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘If someone told me my freshman year that I’d become a chemistry professor, I’d have thought they were crazy.’

‘If someone told me my freshman year that I’d become a chemistry professor, I’d have thought they were crazy.’

October 3, 2016

Bradley Nilsson, associate professor of chemistry, is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘My dad was an engineer, but no one could convince me that engineering was what I should do.’

‘My dad was an engineer, but no one could convince me that engineering was what I should do.’

October 3, 2016

Amy Lerner, associate professor of biomedical engineering is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Jonathan Burdick receives national award for diversity efforts

Jonathan Burdick receives national award for diversity efforts

September 30, 2016

The vice provost and dean of college admission, was presented with the Inclusion, Access and Success award by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).

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