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Expanded Living History Day returns to campus

Roger Coda

So well-received was Living History Day a year ago at Fredonia that the early American presentation will return to the campus on Thursday, May 30, with more sessions, a larger student turnout anticipated and a new state museum award in tow.

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Smith documentary to be screened at UFVA conference

Roger Coda

“Among the Hemlocks. Fantastic Stories from Fredonia, NY,” a documentary by Department of Communication Assistant Professor Roslin Smith, will be screened at the University Film and Video Association's 73rd annual conference in July.

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Students to share insight into health professions school journey

Roger Coda

Seniors who will attend medical or other professional schools this fall will share insight into the application process with fellow students at the Accepted Student Panel, an annual event hosted by the Health Professions Advising Committee, on Wednesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. at Science Center Room 122.

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Igoe and Rivera honored with President’s Award for Excellence

Lisa Eikenburg

The 20th President’s Awards for Excellence and Service Recognition Luncheon was held April 24 in the Williams Center. Scores of employees, family and friends packed the Multipurpose Room to support and congratulate the year’s award recipients: Michael Igoe, an assistant professor of Communication, who received the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning; and Dr. Carmen Rivera, currently serving as associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who received the President’s Award for Excellence in University Service.

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Fredonia students bound for health professions, graduate schools

Roger Coda

Advanced degrees in medicine, optometry, pharmacy, chiropractic, physical therapy and veterinary science, along with doctorates in biology and chemistry, will be the goal in the next educational chapters of 17 members of the Class of 2019. They comprise one of the largest cohorts of students continuing their education in doctoral and health professions schools in the last 10 years at Fredonia.

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Alumna to offer insight into leader, leadership development

Roger Coda

Students, faculty and staff, as well as area residents who are interested in learning how to strengthen their capacity to be effective in leadership roles and processes, are invited to attend a lecture by alumna Lorie Latour, vice president of Hematology Patient Services at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, on Monday, May 6, at 1 p.m., at Williams Center Room S204.

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Science students shine at ACS research symposium

Roger Coda

With one student receiving a first place award and three others delivering poster presentations, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry was well represented at the Western New York section of the American Chemical Society’s 12th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, held April 27 at D'Youville College.

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Student crafts unique art/biology internship in medical illustration

Roger Coda

Junior Olivia Connor, who ventured outside of the usual academic convention by pursuing degrees in Biology and Visual Arts and New Media: Drawing and Painting, has landed a unique summer internship that will combine these seemingly distant disciplines: medical illustration. This summer, Ms. Connor will gain valuable insight into this highly specialized field at Mayfield Brain and Spine Institute, a full-service patient care provider in Cincinnati.

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