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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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, Geneseo’s Asian American Performance Ensemble, is celebrating 20 years of enriching the lives of hundreds of alumni and current students. It’s the only company of its kind in the 64-campus SUNY system. GENseng’s primary mission is to provide theatre training and performance opportunities —...

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The Gift of Music
Mar14

The Gift of Music

Distinguished Service Professor James Walker and his spouse Barbara Walker endowed a scholarship for incoming musicians. Retired SUNY Distinguished Service Professor James Walker and his spouse, Barbara, a retired nurse practitioner and former French hornist, made a gift to the College to create The James and Barbara Walker Scholarship in Music. Up to four scholarships will be awarded each year to incoming instrumental music majors...

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Photo Gallery: GENseng
Mar14

Photo Gallery: GENseng

GENseng, Geneseo’s Asian American Performance Ensemble, celebrates 20 years of enriching the lives of hundreds of alumni and current students. View a photo album of posters from past performances, and on-stage photos.

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Video: Augmented reality sand box
Mar13

Video: Augmented reality sand box

Research suggests people learn better when it is more like play. Professor of Geological Sciences Scott Giorgis demonstrates how the augmented reality sand box teaches students how to read a topographical map in an immersive, interesting...

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Video: Fighting African sleeping sickness
Mar13

Video: Fighting African sleeping sickness

Kevin Militello, professor of biology, and Geneseo students are researching the chemical modifications of parasite RNA in hopes of finding new treatments for African sleeping sickness. Their work may also advance our knowledge of genetics. His current research is supported by a $460,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...

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The Importance of Play
Mar13

The Importance of Play

Play. It’s a simple word that we learn at an early age, and it embodies wide-ranging activities that help shape our essential nature through adulthood. Who hasn’t heard the shout of, “Will you play with me?” or “Let’s play hide-and-go-seek!” We engage in a multitude of sports — “Play ball!” The billion-dollar game industry capitalizes on our penchant for play, and we play in orchestras and playact on stage and screen. The list is...

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Who You Are,  Where You Are
Dec11

Who You Are, Where You Are

Geneseo researchers explore the connections between people and place.  It’s not hard to figure out your location on the map. Nowadays, you can just ask your phone. Understanding what it means to be in that location is a different story. The character of a place (Hilly or flat? Bustling or deserted? Settled in the 1890s or the 1980s?) shapes your experience there, and maybe even shapes the person you are. Whether you’ve lived in a...

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Don’t Get Sidelined
Aug15

Don’t Get Sidelined

Geneseo’s head trainer tells us how to be prepared for play at any age. VIDEO: Meet Sue Chichester and learn how she prepares for bicycling. Nearly 450 student-athletes compete as part of the Geneseo Intercollegiate Athletic Department. This year, they won a total of 13 SUNY titles. Head Athletic Trainer Angelo Zegarelli ensures they are competing at peak performance. With over 20 years of experience, he knows his way around sports...

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Courageous Voices
Aug15

Courageous Voices

#MeToo Highlights the importance of speaking out, even when it is difficult. In 2017, actress Alyssa Milano published a simple Tweet on social media: “Me Too.” She suggested every woman who has been a victim of sexual harassment and abuse do the same.  Users shared or reacted to the post 24 million times in 24 hours, according to the Associated Press. “Me too” has since become a movement of speaking up about the problem so powerful...

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