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Physics Students Generate Models for Gravitational Waves

Physics students are building theoretical models to help predict and interpret the behavior of gravitational waves, or distortions in the fabric of spacetime.

FoMO Nudges Students Toward Future Happiness

A newly published study finds that college students are investing in relationships and leveraging the “fear of missing out,” or FoMO, as a reminder to seize the day.

Alumnus Wins Scholarship for Russian Study

Abdul Sanderson ’20 has won a highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship award to study Russian this summer.

Treadgold '23 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Katherine Treadgold '23, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow for 2021–22. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long fellowship for community-committed college students from institutions that are members of the Campus Compact.

Accelerated Master's Degree Partnership with Claremont Graduate U.

The SUNY Geneseo Department of History has entered into an agreement with Claremont Graduate University (CGU) to offer an accelerated bachelor's-to-master's program in history or cultural studies with a concentration in museum studies.

Geneseo Names the 2021 Student Ambassadors

The College recently named the 2021 student ambassadors, who will each lead and complete various initiatives they feel are important in the areas of health, gender equality, arts promotion and preservation, identity, or science communication.

Geneseo Dance Ensemble to Perform "Dancing Without Limits"

​​​​​​​SUNY Geneseo’s Department of Theatre and Dance Studies presents the Geneseo Dance Ensemble’s Dancing the Liberal Arts in Dancing Without Limits, featuring live and digital works by dance studies faculty and student choreographers with 25 performers.

Geneseo Named a Top Fulbright Producer for Fourth Year Running

SUNY Geneseo has been named a Top Producer of U.S. Student Fulbright awards for the fourth time in the college’s history and the fourth consecutive year.

Geology Students’ Work Impacts NASA Mars Missions

Recent work by SUNY Geneseo geology majors Andrew Schulyler ’20, from Lyons, NY, and Margaret Deahn ’21, from Clarence Center, NY, will impact current and upcoming NASA Mars missions.

Rising Temps at the Bottom of the World

Research in Antarctica by climate scientist Dana Veron '95 has implications for people around the globe.

Geneseo’s Leadership Program Expanding to Offer New Certificate

The Geneseo Opportunities for Leadership Development (GOLD) program is offering a new certificate.

Geneseo's Tshering Sherpa '21 Earns SUNY Achievement Award

Tshering Sherpa ’21 has received SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Norman R. McConney Jr. Award for Student Excellence.

Meet Our New Faculty and Staff, Part 3

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo. This is part three in a continuing series.

Research Can Help Pawpaws Gain New Ground

There are only 20 known locations of the pawpaw tree in NYS, virtually all are in WNY. In a recent article, Associate Professor Stephen Tulowiecki studied the conditions that pawpaws favor, and developed a model to predict hidden locations and identify areas that might sustain newly introduced trees.

Academic Affairs Honors Five at 2020 Awards

The Division of Academic Affairs recently recognized five employees with its Awards for Outstanding Commitment to Geneseo’s Values.

SUNY Geneseo Named a Leader in Mental Health Literacy

SUNY Geneseo was recently named a “Campus Leader in Mental Health Literacy” by Kognito. Geneseo was one of 17 higher education institutions recognized for their support of students' mental health well-being during the 2019–20 academic year.

Meet Our New Faculty and Staff, Part 2

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo. This is part two in a continuing series.

Geneseo Faculty Named SUNY Distinguished Professors

Two Geneseo professors have earned the highest honor of distinction by the SUNY Board of Trustees for their achievements, contributions, and reputation.

Home Away from Home Respite Volunteers Get Creative to Keep Going

Home Away from Home respite volunteers and families have reimagined their program online to stay connected.

Remote Teaching Spurs Innovation for Geologists

Geological sciences faculty introduced hands-on innovations for remote learning.

Sherpa Named Fund for Education Abroad Scholar

Tashi Sherpa ’21 has won a 2020–21 Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship to help fund her study abroad at Aarhus University in Denmark.

Teaching Stand-up Comedy Is No Joke

Assistant professor of communication Lee Pierce teaches a combination of comedy and social commentary in her course The Rhetoric of Stand-up.

Geneseo Dance Ensemble Presents Pushing Boundaries

SUNY Geneseo’s Dance Ensemble performances of Pushing Boundaries will be presented in the Alice Austin Theatre on November 19–22. The event is free, but is limited to the campus community. Reservations are required through the SA Ticket Office. Masks are required for all attendees.

Intersession has More Courses, More Seats, and More Diverse Topics

For the third year, Geneseo’s popular intersession term is expanding to include additional offerings of online courses for winter break.

Geneseo’s First Responders Play Key Role in Campus Surveillance Testing

Geneseo First Response has played a critical role in the scheduling and supervising of SUNY Geneseo’s weekly pooled testing program.