Union College http://wamc.org en Sports Report: Union Parade; Chad Johnson Joins CFL http://wamc.org/post/sports-report-union-parade-chad-johnson-joins-cfl <p>The Union College skating Dutchmen got to celebrate their NCAA title victory with a parade in Schenectady yesterday after Saturday’s landmark win. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:23:55 +0000 Patrick Garrett 88456 at http://wamc.org Sports Report: Union Parade; Chad Johnson Joins CFL 4/17/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/41714-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Publisher Emeritus of The Daily Freeman, Ira Fusfeld, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Ukraine<br />Citizen Bloomberg vs. NRA<br />NY Lawmakers push for higher minimum wage for chain employees<br />Deportations dramatically down over last 5 years<br />TU Stories<br />Union Hockey Celebration</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 88399 at http://wamc.org 4/17/14 Panel Sports Report: NY Jets Sign Chris Johnson, Union College Parade Today At 4 http://wamc.org/post/sports-report-ny-jets-sign-chris-johnson-union-college-parade-today-4 <p>The New York Jets have signed former Titans running back, Chris Johnson, nine days after he was officially released by Tennessee. Free agent and quarterback Josh Freeman and the New York Giants have agreed to a one-year contract, according to ESPN. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:26:13 +0000 Patrick Garrett 88372 at http://wamc.org Sports Report: NY Jets Sign Chris Johnson, Union College Parade Today At 4 Sports Report: Union College Parade Set, Captain Signs With Rangers http://wamc.org/post/sports-report-union-college-parade-set-captain-signs-rangers <p>Schenectady, New York is throwing a parade for Union College’s men’s hockey team after its 7-4 victory over Minnesota Saturday. Union College defenseman and captain Mat Bodie has agreed to an entry-level contract with the New York Rangers. ESPN said Bodie will finish his degree this spring and join the Rangers for developmental camp this summer. Bodie led all NCAA defensemen with 39 points this season and will join Union rival RPI alumni Ryan Haggerty on the roster for the Rangers. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:21:12 +0000 Patrick Garrett 88291 at http://wamc.org Sports Report: Union College Parade Set, Captain Signs With Rangers Come To The Union College Hockey Parade! http://wamc.org/post/come-union-college-hockey-parade <p>Schenectady is throwing a parade for Union College's Division I national champion men's hockey team.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p style="margin-left:1.0in;"><strong>WHAT:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Union Championship Parade</strong> to celebrate 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Champions</p><p></p><p><strong>WHEN:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday, April 17</strong></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:19:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 88263 at http://wamc.org Come To The Union College Hockey Parade! Dr. Scott Kirkton, Union College - Understanding the Molting Process of Grasshoppers http://wamc.org/post/dr-scott-kirkton-union-college-understanding-molting-process-grasshoppers <p>Studying how insects metabolize and process oxygen could bring some relief for farmers hoping to protect their crops without using dangerous pesticides.</p><p>Dr. Scott Kirkton of Union College is learning a great deal about the biochemistry that triggers a grasshopper's molting process.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 87361 at http://wamc.org Dr. Scott Kirkton, Union College - Understanding the Molting Process of Grasshoppers WAMC Sports Update: NCAA Final and Frozen Four Set http://wamc.org/post/wamc-sports-update-ncaa-final-and-frozen-four-set <p></p><p></p><p>In men’s college basketball, the NCAA Final Four has been set after No. 7 UConn beat favorite No. 4 Michigan State 60-54 and will see a game Saturday against No. 1 Florida who outshot No. 11 Dayton 62-52. No. 2 Wisconsin saw a close victory over No. 1 Arizona 64-63 and will go head to head with No. 8 Kentucky who defeated Michigan 75-72 in the closing seconds. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:27:07 +0000 Patrick Garrett 87046 at http://wamc.org WAMC Sports Update: NCAA Final and Frozen Four Set Union Hockey Moves On To Frozen Four http://wamc.org/post/union-hockey-moves-frozen-four <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Max Novak had a goal and an assist and top-seeded <font color="red">Union</font> beat Providence 3-1 on Saturday to win the NCAA East Region championship and advance to the Frozen Four for the second time in three years.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Mat Bodie and Matt Hatch also scored for <font color="red">Union</font> (30-6-4), which is unbeaten in its last 15 games.</span></p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:15:49 +0000 Associated Press 87022 at http://wamc.org Union Hockey Moves On To Frozen Four WAMC Sports Report: NFL Remembers Ralph Wilson http://wamc.org/post/wamc-sports-report-nfl-remembers-ralph-wilson <p>Bills owner and American Football League co-founder Ralph Wilson has died at 95. He was instrumental in the AFL/NFL merger and saw his team win four consecutive AFC championships from 1990-93. And Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to undergo surgery following the return of oral cancer. Kelly led the Bills to four consecutive Super Bowls, the only quarterback in history to do so. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:24:49 +0000 Patrick Garrett 86700 at http://wamc.org WAMC Sports Report: NFL Remembers Ralph Wilson WAMC Sports Report: Nationally Ranked No. 1 Union College Hockey http://wamc.org/post/wamc-sports-report-nationally-ranked-no-1-union-college-hockey <p></p><p></p><p>After winning their third straight ECAC championship over the weekend, Union College is the No. 1 hockey team in the nation for the first time in school history, according to the U.S. College Hockey Online poll released today. The Skating Dutchmen (28-6-4), unbeaten in their past 13 games, received 31 of the 50 first-place votes. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:20:00 +0000 Patrick Garrett 86615 at http://wamc.org WAMC Sports Report: Nationally Ranked No. 1 Union College Hockey