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Silverstein Awarded Two Grants to Investigate Religious Engagement in Later Life

August 31, 2015 | Press Releases

The John Templeton Foundation awarded a $1.49 million grant to Merril Silverstein, the Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor in Aging, for a three-year study entitled, “Religious Transitions, Transmissions and Trajectories Among Baby-Boomers and their Families.” Additionally, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Silverstein $401,072 for the project “Religiosity and Mortality Risk in Later Life.” Jointly appointed in the Falk College’s Read more

Falk College Receives Grants to Assist Trauma Victims of Neighborhood Violence

August 28, 2015 | Press Releases

Grant awards from the Community Foundation of Central New York and the John Ben Snow Foundation will support a new collaborative project, led by principal investigator Linda Stone Fish, Falk Family Endowed Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy. The project, titled In This Together, will provide workshops to help social service professionals, educators, health care practitioners, juvenile justice workers, clergy Read more

FNSSI to Acquire Cutting-Edge DNA Sequencer

August 12, 2015 | Press Releases

Researchers in the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute (FNSSI) are using a major grant award to acquire a powerful, new instrument for forensic genomic analysis. The recipients are Michael Marciano, a FNSSI senior scientist; Kevin Sweder, a FNSSI professor and director of the Center for Bioforensics, Biosecurity, and Biometrics; and Robert B. Murrett, FNSSI Fellow, deputy director of the Read more

Armstrong, Wason Promoted within Advancement and External Affairs

August 5, 2015 | Press Releases

Chief Advancement Officer and Senior Vice President Matthew Ter Molen has announced two promotions within the Division of Advancement and External Affairs (AEA). He has appointed Deborah Armstrong as vice president for development, while Sara Wason has been promoted to assistant vice president in charge of the newly merged Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. “As the Academic Strategic Plan Read more