Monthly Archives: August 2011

Backpacks distributed at back to school BBQ

Thousands of Syracuse children and their families are ready for the new school year, thanks to receiving back packs and school supplies at the annual Mary Nelson Youth Day Barbeque, held on Saturday in the 8-block area surrounding Beauchamp Library … Continue reading

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Healthy Monday: Make an Appointment with Prevention

Today’s Healthy Monday message: Can you remember the last time you saw your doctor? If not, it’s time to make an appointment. General check-ups can catch problems early and ensure timely treatment and better health. Need a doctor? Upstate Connect … Continue reading

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Good job: Scientist Yanli Zhang-James researches genetic connections to autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

This regular “Good Job” feature will showcase some of the people at Upstate who are doing such fun and interesting work. Today, meet Yanli Zhang-James, PhD: Her job: research scientist in psychiatry and behavioral sciences. “I just graduated in 2007 … Continue reading

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How Upstate is helping to improve drinking water in rural Kenya

Students and faculty with ties to Syracuse are working to make drinking water safe in other parts of the world using a novel straw that filters out disease-causing germs. Americans have come to expect clean water, “but even in this … Continue reading

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Medical students perform at ‘Keys for Cancer’ event

Medical students in the Upstate Vocal Club performed at Keys for Cancer, the inaugural event of Upstate’s Music and Medicine Initiative, Aug. 13 at Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel. Here’s a 50-second clip of  “A New World,” performed by Anthony Rossettie, … Continue reading

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