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News and Notes
Arts Management Students Present at SURC Conference
Arts Management Students Presented at the 2023 Annual SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC).
The Buzz About Bees: Collecting Honey to Examine DNAProfessor Stephen Harris and students in this new course extract honey from our own Purchase College bee hives.
Blake Pfeil ’19 Finds Solace and Beauty in Abandoned SpacesAll-American Ruins, a multimedia project, began as a way to escape the grim reality of the pandemic and avoid crowds flocking to public trails and parks for their dose of nature.
Mara Horowitz Weighs in on Ancient Beer StrawsThe anthropological archaeologist agrees the objects are not scepters as previously believed.