News Archives of 2014

Upstate participates in national NIH diabetes drug study

Upstate participates in national NIH diabetes drug study

November 5, 2014


Upstate's Prostate Cancer Team raises awareness of prostate cancer with Syracuse Crunch in mustache-growing competition

Upstate's Prostate Cancer Team raises awareness of prostate cancer with Syracuse Crunch in mustache-growing competition

November 5, 2014


Susan Keeter at H.W. Smith Elementary School

Susan Keeter at H.W. Smith Elementary School

October 29, 2014

Susan Keeter, assistant director of creative services at Upstate Medical University, painter and children's book illustrator, offered third-grade students at H.W. Smith Elementary School in Syracuse a hands-on opportunity to learn about art and history by creating a portrait of Dr. Sarah Loguen Fraser, the first African American woman to graduate from Upstate Medical University. Keeter's painting of Dr. Sarah Loguen Fraser hangs in the Health Sciences Library at Weiskotten Hall.


Fay and Roy Whitney establish lectureship at College of Nursing with historic contribution

October 24, 2014

The Whitney's $50,000 gift is the largest contribution received by the College of Nursing. The Nursing Alumni Association will match future gifts to the endowment.


Two Upstate medical students chosen as national leadership scholars

Two Upstate medical students chosen as national leadership scholars

October 23, 2014

Students put their efforts behind projects to improve lives in central New York, from good nutrition for school-aged children to helping educate students on mental health issues.


William Joseph Brunken, PhD, named vice chair for research for Ophthalmology Department

October 23, 2014

Brunken also will lead Upstate's Center for Vision Research, where current research is analyzing a host of vision problems, including macular degeneration.


Weiskotten Hall is finally seeing some fall color

Weiskotten Hall is finally seeing some fall color

October 20, 2014

Finally, the first signs of fall color are on display at Upstate Medical University's Weiskotten Hall. If you see signs of fall color on our Upstate campus, share them on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/UpstateMedicalUniversity.


Conference room dedication honors heroine of 1913 Binghamton fire

October 15, 2014

Thirty workers were killed in the 1913 fire at the Binghamton Clothing Company. The fire led to the creation of New York's Workers Compensation system.


Happy Birthday, Myrtle! Upstate nurse celebrates 90th birthday

Happy Birthday, Myrtle! Upstate nurse celebrates 90th birthday

October 14, 2014

At 90 years of age, Bush began her nursing career 70 years ago. She works at the Community Campus, assisting with annual flu clinics, cardiac risk screening clinics and health fairs.


Upstate launches annual Community Giving Campaign to benefit area human service agencies

Upstate launches annual Community Giving Campaign to benefit area human service agencies

October 7, 2014

Last year, the Upstate community raised more than $585,000 to support local agencies that help improve the lives of others.


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