SUNY New Paltz http://wamc.org en HBO Series To Film Scenes At SUNY New Paltz http://wamc.org/post/hbo-series-film-scenes-suny-new-paltz <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Scenes for an episode of an HBO series will be filmed Tuesday afternoon in the Hudson Valley.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:15:51 +0000 Allison Dunne 95877 at http://wamc.org HBO Series To Film Scenes At SUNY New Paltz Report Shows Arts And Culture Impact In The Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/report-shows-arts-and-culture-impact-hudson-valley <p></p><p>A new report from a research center at the State University of New York at New Paltz delves into the impact of arts and culture in the mid-Hudson Valley.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:40:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 95144 at http://wamc.org Report Shows Arts And Culture Impact In The Hudson Valley Figures In Flight 4 And Figures in Flight Released Share The Stage At SUNY New Paltz http://wamc.org/post/figures-flight-4-and-figures-flight-released-share-stage-suny-new-paltz <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>On the evening of June 7th, two modern dance companies will share the stage at the McKenna Theater at <a href="http://www.newpaltz.edu">SUNY New Paltz</a> in a program entitled “Welcome to the World” -- featuring groundbreaking choreography and a celebration of the human spirit.</p><p><em>Figures in Flight 4</em>, a professional youth dance company made up of high school students from the Hudson Valley will be joined by <em>Figures in Flight Released</em>, a group of adult men whose dance training began through a rehabilitation program in prison. In spite of their obvious differences in race, age, and background, these two groups share something that shines through on stage and in rehearsal: a love of dance, and a commitment to mutual respect between people of all kinds.</p><p>They also share a dance teacher and choreographer. Both companies are being presented under the direction of renowned dance educator and artistic director Susan Slotnick.</p><p>Susan joins us now along with Charles Defraia, a promoter, fundraiser, and the father of a Figures in Flight 4 dancer.</p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Ray Graf 91524 at http://wamc.org Figures In Flight 4 And Figures in Flight Released Share The Stage At SUNY New Paltz Planet Hunter And Oakwood Friends School Graduate Dr. Jennifer Yee Returns To Present Herzog Lecture http://wamc.org/post/planet-hunter-and-oakwood-friends-school-graduate-dr-jennifer-yee-returns-present-herzog <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Former New Paltz resident and 2003 Oakwood Friends School graduate Dr. Jennifer Yee, 29, will return to the School to present its annual Herzog Lecture, on Friday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m.</p><p>Dr. Yee, who has helped discover 15 planets, was one of five young astronomers in 2013 to be awarded a Carl Sagan Exoplanet Postdoctoral Fellowship by NASA. The prize fellowship, named for the late astronomer, was created to inspire the next generation of explorers seeking to learn more about planets, and possibly life, around stars other than the Sun. For her Sagan Fellowship, Dr. Yee is based at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89460 at http://wamc.org Planet Hunter And Oakwood Friends School Graduate Dr. Jennifer Yee Returns To Present Herzog Lecture SUNY New Paltz Center Releases Findings Of Food Insecurity Study http://wamc.org/post/suny-new-paltz-center-releases-findings-food-insecurity-study <p>A research center at the State University of New York at New Paltz has released the findings of a two-year study about food access and food insecurity in the City of Poughkeepsie.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:10:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 84643 at http://wamc.org SUNY New Paltz Center Releases Findings Of Food Insecurity Study Community Forum At SUNY New Paltz Focuses On Fukushima Fallout http://wamc.org/post/community-forum-suny-new-paltz-focuses-fukushima-fallout <p>The ongoing danger of radiation from a 2011 nuclear accident in Japan is the topic of a discussion Wednesday evening at SUNY New Paltz in Ulster County.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:34:28 +0000 Allison Dunne 79637 at http://wamc.org Community Forum At SUNY New Paltz Focuses On Fukushima Fallout Veteran Reporter And Mental Health Expert Discuss Train Derailment http://wamc.org/post/veteran-reporter-and-mental-health-expert-discuss-train-derailment <p>Federal investigators have recovered a second data recorder at the crash site of Sunday’s Metro-North commuter train derailment in the Bronx. While the public awaits answers about what caused the fatal derailment, a few experts are weighing in about other aspects of the disaster.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:37:31 +0000 Allison Dunne 78964 at http://wamc.org Veteran Reporter And Mental Health Expert Discuss Train Derailment Filmmaker Josh Fox Speaks At SUNY New Paltz http://wamc.org/post/filmmaker-josh-fox-speaks-suny-new-paltz <p>Anti-fracking activist and filmmaker Josh Fox spoke to an audience at SUNY New Paltz last night, urging New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban fracking.</p><p><em>Gasland</em> and <em>Gasland 2</em> filmmaker Josh Fox, banjo in hand, spoke to a filled lecture hall at the State University of New York at New Paltz. His presentation came on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Fox took the opportunity of the anniversary to tweet a photo of the New Paltz audience at Cuomo and President Obama, typing, “we're from New Paltz, #notfromgasland. #endclimatesilence.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:27:26 +0000 Allison Dunne 76702 at http://wamc.org Filmmaker Josh Fox Speaks At SUNY New Paltz Mental Health Counselors Receive Training To Help Military Families http://wamc.org/post/mental-health-counselors-receive-training-help-military-families <p>A specialized training session for therapists who assist military service people and their families is taking place&nbsp;Friday at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Among the topics is military sexual assault.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:11:30 +0000 Allison Dunne 75399 at http://wamc.org SUNY New Paltz Project Tops List For Potential Funding http://wamc.org/post/suny-new-paltz-project-tops-list-potential-funding <p>A 3D printing initiative at SUNY New Paltz is at the top of the list when it comes to projects that could see state funding.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:10:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 73834 at http://wamc.org SUNY New Paltz Project Tops List For Potential Funding