Video: Spreading the LEGO Mission of Play
Mar15

Video: Spreading the LEGO Mission of Play

Amanda Santoro Madore ’05 spreads the mission of the world-famous toymaker in her career, which revolves around innovation, creativity and...

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Change, Before It Happens
Mar15

Change, Before It Happens

Bruce Himelstein ’76 started hotel work as a bellhop. He became a sales and marketing expert known for innovation and customer service. Six months after graduating as a communication major from Geneseo, Bruce Himelstein ’76, in desperation, took a job as a housekeeper at the Americana Inn in Albany, N.Y. He struggled to clean hotel rooms and was fired after a week. The hotel’s general manager, however, liked him and rehired him...

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Sleeping Sickness Research May Advance Our Knowledge of Genetics
Mar15

Sleeping Sickness Research May Advance Our Knowledge of Genetics

Researchers are studying the chemical modifications of a parasite RNA in hopes of finding new treatments for African sleeping sickness. Kevin Militello, a professor of biology at Geneseo, has spent his career studying the genetics of infectious diseases. His current research is supported by a $460,000, three-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Militello and his team study the parasite...

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Press Play: The Songs of Your Life
Mar14

Press Play: The Songs of Your Life

Cassette tapes are gone but sharing music lives on — with a digital touch. View our epic playlists created by WGSU DJs and students from 1960 to now. The iconic image of John Cusack in “Say Anything” holding a boombox over his head to the music of Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes” to win back his girlfriend, is an enduring honor to the power of the “mix tape.”  In the 1980s and 1990s, people created mix tapes (with track titles written...

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Irish Dance Meets Athletics for Beautiful Play
Mar14

Irish Dance Meets Athletics for Beautiful Play

Competitive footwork on stage has helped midfielder Caitie Cunningham ’19 on the pitch. Caitie Cunningham ’19 knows a little something about fancy footwork. Her friends have seen her exploits in a Geneseo Knights soccer jersey, but there’s another uniform that’s influenced her on and off the pitch.  It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to realize that soccer and Irish dance may have a lot common, and Cunningham’s aptitude shows...

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20 Years of Empowering Asian American Students Through Theatre
Mar14

20 Years of Empowering Asian American Students Through Theatre

A Q&A with alumnus and co-founder GENseng Carl Marcelo ’01. See our photo gallery of GENseng posters and performance photos.  •GENseng stages “Da Mayah” April 23-28 in the Robert Sinclair Theatre (free and open to the public), directed by Professor of Theatre Randy Barbara Kaplan. “De Mayah” playwright Lee Cataluna will attend a special reception/birthday party for GENseng after the April 27...

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