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Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:00am

As its fifth year drew to a close, the New York Six Consortium held a gathering of academic and administrative leaders at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on June 22 and 23, 2015.  As part of this New York Six Summit, participants were able to explore recent projects through a Showcase, where presenters displayed posters describing their work and answered participants' questions.  A virtual showcase of posters can be viewed online...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 3:06pm

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Monday, June 1, 2015 - 3:13pm

All NY6 faculty are invited to a workshop title "Embedding Undergraduate Research into the Classroom and Curriculum" at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on June 22-23. Funded by a Mellon Foundation grant, the workshop will focus on strategies to integrate research into the curriculum and classroom experiences of students. 

The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Julio Rivera of Carthage College and Dr. Herb Chambliss of Teleidoscope Group, leaders in the Council on Undergraduate...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 11:42am

As collaborative instructional opportunities grow through Consortium activities, there will be an increasing number of course options open for cross-registration by students enrolled as full-time matriculated students at one of the New York Six member schools.  Note that cross-registration will NOT be an option for all course offerings, but only those included in the list approved for New York Six Cross-Registration (see below).  Right now, we expect that these will include only...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:31am

Fifteen students have accepted offers for summer research positions through the Upstate-Global Collective program, which provides opportunities for students to engage with faculty across the New York Six on interdisciplinary research.  Many students will be working with faculty from outside their home institution.  The list of student researchers and faculty mentors are provided below, along with a brief description of the projects:

1. "Skill Response to Immigrants within Skill Cells...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:18am

Launched in September 2014 with a workshop at Union College drawing over 60 faculty and staff from across the New York Six, the Upstate-Global Collective aims to create scholarly communities across the Consortium made up of faculty and students who are passionate about exploring themes that not only have rich historical roots here in upstate New York, but are also of current consequence worldwide.  The project funds research fellowships for students, supports faculty development activities...

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 11:56am

 Colgate/HWS Elementary Portuguese Course, Spring 2015

Colgate University and Hobart and William Smith Colleges are using a synchronous interactive web conferencing lecture tool to offer introductory Portuguese instruction at two New York Six schools that previously did not offer traditional instruction in this language.  As part of the New York Six Language Learning Groups project...

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 5:49pm

On March 4, the Colgate University Libraries will continue its University Library Colloquium series with its first spring event, a talk by Bryn Geffert, the Librarian of the College of Amherst College, on "Towards a New and Distributed Economics of Scholarly Publishing."  

Dr. Geffert played a leading role in establishing the Amherst College Press which publishes open-access, peer-reviewed digital books.  He...