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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 1:41pm

To support this collaborative research initiative, the New York Six will host a bi-weekly summer research roundtable for students engaged in research for the Upstate-Global Collective initiative.  These hour-long sessions will be held over video-conference, allowing students to connect regardless of their campus location.  Individual students will be invited to discuss their work and present challenges, providing a forum to share resources and offer support.  On Monday, May 23rd we'll be...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 1:35pm

The Upstate-Global Collective initiative was launched in September 2014 to create scholarly communities across the Consortium made up of faculty and students who are passionate about exploring themes that not only have rich historical roots here in upstate New York, but are also of current consequence worldwide.  One of these Upstate-Global Collective working groups is exploring the theme of aging, specifically "Care and Support in Aging Communities, with a focus on end of life care."  The...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 11:35am

The New York Six working group of international student advisors meets monthly to consider best practices in the field of international student services, and finds ways to work collaboratively to support the growing body of international students across the member schools.  They meet in person annually for a retreat to develop priorities for the upcoming year.  This is their annual meeting where they will plan an international student summit for the fall and other activities for the upcoming...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:54am

The New York Six Think Tank has produced a two-minute video summarizing the activities of the recent event at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Arts and Humanities: Don't Leave School Without It. Led by Union Professor Christine Henseler and HWS Assistant Professor Katherine Walker, the event helped students and faculty think about the ways the arts and humanities prepare them for careers - and life!

The video can be watched...

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:38am


Friday, September 16, 2016
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

Students and faculty from across the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium who have been involved in research projects sponsored by the Upstate-Global Collective initiative will share their work and discuss future research.  Please contact Nell Bartkowiak, NY6 Project Manager, at for more information.  REGISTRATION IS...

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 1:06pm


Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Sixth Annual New York Six Upstate Undergraduate Research Conference is expanding to include the arts!  The conference will be held on Saturday, September 17 at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, and we are expecting around 100 student presenters and several dozen faculty mentors to participate.  This year, for the first time, this event will also feature an exhibition of student photography and video works which...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 10:23am

Colgate English professor Peter Balakian has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Ozone Journal, his collection of poems published last year by University of Chicago Press. Prof. Balakian also is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in humanities and director of creative writing at Colgate. Read the full announcement from Colgate here. Congratulations to...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:33am

Twenty-eight students have been selected for summer research positions through the Upstate-Global Collective program, which provides opportunities for students to engage with faculty across the New York Six on interdisciplinary research. Many students will be working with faculty from outside their home institution. The list of student researchers and faculty mentors are provided below, along with a brief description of the projects:

1. "Indigenous Ethnic Group Identification and...

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:06am

Jeff Boyd, SLU '78 and chair of the St. Lawrence Board of Trustees, recently spoke about the power of the liberal arts as sound preparation for business careers. You can watch a short clip of his talk here. Boyd is chairman of the Priceline Group. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:19am

Our March newsletter is full of, well, news! There is a lot happening in the New York Six, so check it out! If you have news items for future newsletters, please send them to Amy Cronin at