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Monday, August 20, 2018 - 9:48am

NY6 Project Manager Deanna McCay is co-author of a recently published opinion piece, "Preparing Graduate Students for STEM Careers Outside Academia," which appears in the current online edition of Eos: Earth & Space Science News. The article notes that more than 50 percent of all doctoral degree holders in STEM...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:09am

We have a new website for the New York Six Undergraduate Research Conference! To register for the conference and to find out all the latest information, please visit

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 4:08pm

The first New York Six career fair, called NY6 Career | Connect, will be held Saturday, September 15, from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at St. Lawrence University. The event will be held at SLU's Sullivan Student Center, and coincides with the 8th Annual NY6 Undergraduate Research Conference.

The event will feature internship and career opportunities with companies and organizations in Upstate New York, as well as graduate schools in the region. Why Upstate? Why not? "Students...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:44am

News, coming events - it's all in the July NY6 Newsletter. Read all about it!

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:08pm

NY6 students are invited to register for the 8th Annual NY6 Undergraduate Research Conference, to be held on Saturday, September 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence University in Canton. This FREE conference provides students the opportunity to present their work at a professional meeting without the barriers of high travel and registration fees.  It is also an excellent opportunity for NY6 faculty to meet one another, foster...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 8:22am

The Chronicle of Higher Education has featured NY6 collaborations in a recently published case study, Collaborating to Cut Costs. The piece features Hamilton College and its engagement in a range of Consortium activities that cut or reduce costs. The case study is available here.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 12:23pm

Twenty-five study abroad professionals from across the New York Six institutions gathered at Hope Lake Lodge and Conference Center for their second annual staff retreat. At the retreat, the participants enjoyed professional camaraderie and the opportunity to share best practices. While the retreat lasted less than 24 hours, the time was filled with discussions about risk management, pre-departure and reentry programming, and possible collaborations. Participants spent time working in small...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:37am

Sixty international students from across the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium will be getting together to network, learn more about the history and geography of upstate NY, and have fun. On Saturday, June 23, the group will gather at the Herkimer Diamond Mines. Over lunch at the Miners' Table, they will brainstorm ideas for the International Student Summit, which will be held in the fall at Hobart & William Smith Colleges. Once lunch is finished, they will head out...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 7:34pm

The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium is pleased to offer seed grant opportunities to encourage faculty to develop new partnerships and academic collaborations.  Seed grants of up to $2,000 are available to support groups of faculty, staff, and/or students from three or more member campuses. Faculty who are currently involved in or are interested in developing new academic collaborations are invited to submit proposals for funding to support their project...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:20pm

Hamilton College's student organization, On The Move, is holding a series of Refugee Solidarity Month events, and faculty, students, and staff across the New York Six are encouraged to attend. Events are free! For more information, please contact Erol Balkan at