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Zubairi, Lee join SUNY Distinguished ranks

Roger Coda

The State University of New York has conferred prestigious honors on two faculty members at the State University of New York at Fredonia: Dr. Ted Lee, as Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Dr. Junaid Zubairi, as Distinguished Professor.

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Honduras physician to speak to students in Pandemic Health class

Roger Coda

Omar Posas, M.D., will provide insight into how COVID-19 has impacted Honduras, where SUNY Fredonia students and alumni have served on medical brigades, in a Zoom talk he’ll give on Wednesday, March 30, to students enrolled in HONR 304: Pandemic Health.

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Student shares personal story in collecting donations for Ukraine

Roger Coda

“My heart’s there in Ukraine, but I can’t be there to help, so I want to do all that I can. I can’t imagine what my family and friends are going through right now.” That’s the driving force behind the humanitarian aid campaign Christina Witters, a junior Biology major from Rochester, N.Y., is conducting at SUNY Fredonia to support Ukrainians.

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Biology professor Lee, alumni keep Fredonia connected to Honduras medical brigades

Roger Coda

Fredonia students were not able to staff medical brigades in Honduras during the semester break, but the university’s connection to the Central American country remains intact even during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to Department of Biology Department Chair and Professor Ted Lee and four alumni.

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Senior, biology prof co-author research article in cancer journal

Roger Coda

Senior Samantha Reed, who has majors in Molecular Genetics and Medical Technology, is a co-author, along with Department of Biology Assistant Professor Nicholas Quintyne, of “Keep Calm and Carry on with Extra Centrosomes,” a review article published in the online journal Cancers 2022.

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Art sale to support student Honduras experience

Roger Coda

A fundraiser – featuring works of art created by more than a dozen area artists – is underway to raise money to purchase medicine and medical supplies that SUNY Fredonia students will take along with them to Honduras in 2023, where they serve on medical brigades that provide needed health care.

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Pottery show, sale set in Williams Center

Roger Coda

The Annual Pottery Show and Sale, featuring local potters donating a portion of their proceeds to benefit the Health Professional School Preparation Scholarship Fund, will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the Williams Center on Wednesday, Nov. 10.

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Lecturer to explore astounding feats of migratory birds

Roger Coda

Renowned ornithologist Scott Weidensaul will present a lecture, “A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds,” on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in Fenton Hall Room 105.

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Yochym biology scholarship benefits future veterinarians

Roger Coda

The dream that the father of Barbara and Cynthia Yochym to become a veterinarian lives on through SUNY Fredonia alumni such as Megan MacIntyre, a 2019 graduate and recipient of two Michael Yochym Biology Scholarships attending The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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