Aimee Nezhukumatathil , an associate professor of English at SUNY Fredonia, published her poem, “Two Moths,” in the November issue of Poetry magazine. The editors of this prestigious magazine have nominated the poem for a Pushcart Prize. Poetry magazine is the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world. The magazine established its reputation early by publishing the first important poems of T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, H.D., William Carlos Williams, Carl Sandburg, and other now-classic authors. In succeeding decades it has presented—often for the first time—works by virtually every major contemporary poet. Read More..
Four poems written by Sarah Gerkensmeyer, visiting assistant professor of English, have been accepted for publication in various literary journals since the release of her collection of short stories, “What You Are Now Enjoying,” last spring.
In her presentation, titled "Student Misconceptions about Solving Multi-step Linear Equations," Powell reported the findings of her study in which students completed a 15-problem test of different types of linear equations appropriate for eighth-grade students according to state and national standards. Use of calculators was not permitted. The results indicated that problems containing negative numbers and terms moved to the opposite side of the equal sign were most likely to be incorrect. Read More..
The Minotaur I rocket launched by NASA from its Virginia facility in November is carrying a unique satellite that will communicate using a digital interface system designed by Professor John Hansen of the Computer and Information Sciences Department at SUNY Fredonia. Read More..
An agreement has been reached between SUNY Fredonia and Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences (NUPALS), of Japan, to encourage the development of joint research projects and facilitate faculty and student mobility between the two educational institutions. NUPALS works with local industry and government to identify future medical, food, environmental and technology needs relative to applied life sciences. It was founded in 1977.
John Bacon, an adjunct instructor of percussion and alumnus of the Fredonia School of Music, has received a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Music/Sound. Only 3 percent of the applicants receive the prestigious honor. Read More..
A large group of faculty and students from SUNY Fredonia recently participated in the annual conference of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, held Nov. 7 to 9 in Buffalo. Read More..
A recognition ceremony for more than 115 new members of the SUNY Fredonia chapter of Golden Key International Honour Society was held Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. Georgie Fu, a 2012 summa cum laude graduate, SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence recipient and a former Golden Key chapter president, gave the keynote address.
Nezhukumatathil met with students and faculty and delivered a craft lecture, “The Importance of Wonder in Writing: How to Light Up Like Octopi and Say Good-bye to the ‘Sensible’ World. Read More..
In his newest book, “Jesus the Radical: The Parables and Modern Morality,” SUNY Fredonia Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy Raymond Belliotti interprets and critically examines parables in the New Testament. Read More..
John Arnold’s new book, "The Footprints of Michael the Archangel, the Formation and Diffusion of a Saintly Cult,” explores the formation and diffusion of the cults from about 300 to 800 A.D., isolating its development within the orthodox traditions of the Greek speaking East, and then following its development within Latin Catholicism. Read More..
Michael Markham, professor of Musicology of the School of Music, had two essays published in the lit... Read More..