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27 Master Teacher Program Hosts
'STEM @ State.'
The Western New York Master Teacher Program
at Buffalo State hosted STEM @ State in May
2017. Participants in the Master Teacher Program
brought more than 80 students from honors or
AP math and science classes to Buffalo State
for a day of hands-on experience. Buffalo State
faculty members presented daylong workshops on
topics that included the genetics of taste, neutron
activation, computer programming, nanoparticles,
geographic information systems, 3-D printing and
laser engraving, and mathematical modeling.
to share information
about the increasingly
Campus Hosts Cross-Border
Post-Keynesian Economic Conference.
Buffalo State hosted the sixth Cross-Border Post-Keynesian Conference in June 2017,
28 Buffalo State Hosts Statewide
featuring scholars from a number of universities,
Levy Economics Institute at Bard College. The
Over 150 mental health professionals from
across the state and beyond attended the 35th
conference theme was "Populism, Heterodoxy, and
annual Counseling Centers of New York (CCNY)
Globalization." Topics included full employment,
conference at Buffalo State June 7-9, 2017.
income inequality, globalism, economic issues
CCNY provides information, support, and
affecting African Americans, economic justice,
resources to professional counselors working on
and household financial conditions. Representative
college campuses. This year's conference covered
Brian Higgins, '85, presented "Fiscal Policy Issues:
multiple topics designed to advance the clinical
A View from the Trenches" in an open session at
care of college students. The conference allows
the Burchfield Penney, and Henry presented the
colleagues to share information about the
keynote, "John Maynard Keynes: A Neoliberal?"
increasingly challenging issues facing today's
at the conference dinner.
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including John F. Henry, senior scholar from the