Union College

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu April 17, 2014

4/17/14 Panel

    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.

Topics include:
Citizen Bloomberg vs. NRA
NY Lawmakers push for higher minimum wage for chain employees
Deportations dramatically down over last 5 years
TU Stories
Union Hockey Celebration

6:26 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Sports Report: NY Jets Sign Chris Johnson, Union College Parade Today At 4

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.

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6:21 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Sports Report: Union College Parade Set, Captain Signs With Rangers

Union College Men's Hockey Team after a 7-4 victory over Minnesota, for the 2014 NCAA title.
Credit sportingnews.com

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.

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Capital Region News
6:19 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Come To The Union College Hockey Parade!

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Schenectady is throwing a parade for Union College's Division I national champion men's hockey team. 

WHAT:          Union Championship Parade to celebrate 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Champions

WHEN:          Thursday, April 17

                        4 p.m. to 6 p.m.



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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Dr. Scott Kirkton, Union College - Understanding the Molting Process of Grasshoppers

Studying how insects metabolize and process oxygen could bring some relief for farmers hoping to protect their crops without using dangerous pesticides.

Dr. Scott Kirkton of Union College is learning a great deal about the biochemistry that triggers a grasshopper's molting process.

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6:27 am
Mon March 31, 2014

WAMC Sports Update: NCAA Final and Frozen Four Set

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.

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9:15 am
Sun March 30, 2014

Union Hockey Moves On To Frozen Four

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Max Novak had a goal and an assist and top-seeded Union 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.

Mat Bodie and Matt Hatch also scored for Union (30-6-4), which is unbeaten in its last 15 games.

The Dutchmen, who lost in the 2012 national semifinals to Ferris State, are ranked No. 1 in the nation for the first time in program history. They also were playing in their third straight regional final.

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6:24 am
Wed March 26, 2014

WAMC Sports Report: NFL Remembers Ralph Wilson

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.

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7:20 am
Tue March 25, 2014

WAMC Sports Report: Nationally Ranked No. 1 Union College Hockey

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.

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7:20 am
Mon March 17, 2014

WAMC Sports Report: NCAA Bracket Picture

Last night’s NCAA tournament announcements had a few regional college teams heading to the dance. The America East Conference Champions, UAlbany, will go against Mount Saint Mary’s, a Maryland team, in the first round on Tuesday at 6:40 PM in Dayton Ohio, on truTV. The winner will face No. 1 Florida on Thursday. No. 3 Syracuse will go head to head with No. 14 Western Michigan on Thursday at 2:45 PM in Buffalo on CBS. No. 6 UMass will face the winner of the Iowa/Tennessee game on Friday. No. 7 UConn vs No. 10 Saint Joseph’s on Thursday at 6:55 PM in Buffalo, on tbs. On March 20th, No. 13 Manhattan will face off with No. 4 Louisville at 9:50PM in Orlando on TNT.

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