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Study shows impact of licensing restrictions on immigrant farmworkers

A three-year study by SUNY Geneseo anthropologists shows that driver licensing restrictions led to increased social isolation and health risks for immigrant agricultural workers. The researchers identified factors that prevent immigrants from...
2-Jun-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Maps 1790s Distribution of American Chestnut in WNY

The American chestnut tree was made functionally extinct by an invasive blight fungus in the early 1900s. Work is currently underway to develop a blight-resistant variety through breeding and genetic engineering. With the potential reintroduction of...
27-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Native American Burning Key to Rare Oak Savannas

In a recent article in Annals of the American Association of Geographers, geographers from the State University of New York (SUNY) found that Native American land use—in particular, the use of fire—was critical in shaping the distribution of oak...
26-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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SUNY Geneseo Awarded $884K NSF Grant

The NSF has awarded an $883,754 grant to SUNY Geneseo to support women faculty in STEM. The ADVANCE PLAN project will be led by Wendy Pogozelski, SUNY distinguished teaching professor of chemistry, and Karleen West, associate professor of political...
13-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Reconstructing Fashion

Katherine Andersen, from Bronxville, NY, who majored in international relations, has a passion for costume construction. While studying abroad in the Netherlands during Fall 2018, she saw an exhibit at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum on the Dutch trade...
19-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ganie DeHart’s 25 Years of Sibling and Friend Research

SUNY Geneseo Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology Ganie DeHart recently surpassed the silver anniversary of her longitudinal study of sibling and friend relationships. The ongoing observation of the same people over time provides rich data...
27-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Curricular Changes Show Success By Fourth Year

Science faculty finds that student buy-in to a new curriculum, and therefore satisfaction, increases with each successive undergraduate cohort — and learning gains did not suffer.
4-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Planetary Geologist and Undergrads Embedded at JPL for NASA’s InSight Mars Landing

Two undergraduate researchers will join Geneseo planetary geologist Nick Warner at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Nov. 26 in Pasadena, Calif., for the scheduled 3 p.m. ET landing of InSight, NASA’s latest mission to Mars. The team will work...
20-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Zombies and the Psychology of Parenting Under Extreme Stress

Professor of psychology Steven Kirsh combined two of his passions, zombies and psychology, for his latest book: Parenting in the Zombie Apocalypse: The Psychology of Raising Children in a Time of Horror (McFarland, 2019). Kirsh begins by imagining...
19-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Planetary Geologist Nick Warner Part of NASA's InSight Mars Mission

7-May-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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Professor Authors Textbook Examining the Psychology of Happiness

How do you define happiness? Jim Allen, associate professor of psychology at SUNY Geneseo, has taken a critical look at that question in his recently published textbook titled “The Psychology of Happiness in the Modern World: A Social...
1-Dec-2017 3:20 PM EST

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SUNYGeneseo Geologist Involved in Investigating Surface of Mars.

18-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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Leading Native American History Scholar at SUNY Geneseo: “Much Hangs in the Balance at Standing Rock”

28-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT

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