Think you’re familiar with the classic story Dracula? Think again.
According to UC acting instructor Alec Barbour, the classic novel is much more chilling horror story than campy melodrama. From Feb. 23-26, Utica College’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present Barbour’s own adaptation of the story, which was recently featured in the Rochester Fringe Festival.
We talked to Barbour about what makes his version different and what scary surprises audiences can expect from the show.
The "brothers" of Alpha Chi Rho will brave the elements to raise funds for the fight against cancer.
The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College presents Dr. Katherine Wayne, post-doctoral reseracher at the University of Ottawa
During his senior year at UC, Britton visited the FX Matt Brewery in Utica as part of a biology department trip. “Best field trip ever,” he says, laughing. Along the tour, Britton met the brewery’s microbiologist. “I made the joke, ‘how does somebody get a job like this?’ Combining beer and science seemed like the dream job.”
Utica College's Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents Spring play
For the first time ever, a team of UC cybersecurity and computer science students has qualified for the North East Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Coming in, team members said, as the “underdog,” they beat out the likes of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Pace University, Alfred State College, SUNY Albany and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Who led the Abolitionists? What is their story? National exhibit comes to UC
Kyle Green has been studying Super Bowl ads since 2010. Why? "They provide insight into bigger shifts happening in society," he says.
Here, Green predicts how this year's heated political atmosphere will contribute to the ads we see—and don't see—during the big game.
Ena and Tea Latic were just toddlers when they came to the U.S. from war-torn Bosnia. Today, they're UC students, mentors to fellow refugee kids, and international karate champions preparing for the 2020 Olympics.
In the early 1970s, Oliver Perry '74 was a driving force in fighting for black students' rights at Utica College. On Friday, he returns to campus to share the experiences that have shaped his life and career.
"My guiding principle was that everyone had a right to be at Utica College and everyone had a right to be heard.”
UC, MVCC ensure seamless transition for cybersecurity students
On Monday, Jan. 16, the Utica College community will begin its annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year, programs will extend into a second week and are intended to reflect the 2016-17 campus theme of “Breaking Barriers” and the Diversity Committee’s theme of “Champion for Change.”
When it comes to socializing, college students are pros. But in a business setting, the rules of social interaction can be more complex, and to master them, most need practice.
On Jan. 20, three UC organizations are collaborating to host an Artist and Business Etiquette Reception in the Barrett Art Gallery.
Provost John Johnsen has announced the names of students achieving academic honors for the Fall 2016 semester
'Tis the season to give thanks, and there's lots to be grateful for at Utica College. We asked UC faculty and staff to share what they're thankful for this holiday season.
UC's Inter Greek Council spread holiday cheer by delivering new hats, gloves, scarves, socks, winter coats and games to 61 first-grade students at John F. Hughes Elementary School in Utica. This year, the council “adopted” two classrooms and donated an additional $500 to the school.
Annual fundraiser benefits Young Scholars students
As Therapeutic Recreation Leader at Sitrin Health Care, Melissa Sayles '16 helps residents regain strength and independence in unexpected (and fun) ways.
“Bowling and Zumba seem like simple games and activities, but they remind people that they’re still capable of doing so much,” she says. “That’s a powerful form of therapy.”
Society can promote the rights of people with disabilities by endorsing equality, dignity, autonomy, says Riddle
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society is hosting an open forum with Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente '94
Health studies students to present on areas of interest, research
Recent grad Laura Holmes '16 is exploring the world, one country—and one blog post—at a time.
“I think it could really make the world more tolerant if everyone just traveled more.”
UC's team of EMS-trained students are celebrating National Collegiate EMS week with events to promote health and safety on campus.
The Genesis Group honors outstanding educators
Holidays mean more shopping, and more shopping means greater opportunities for fraud, theft and related crimes
A lot has changed for Gregory Lewis since July 12, 2010, when a bullet ripped through his right arm in Afghanistan.
For one, he’s mostly healed. After nearly a dozen surgeries and years of physical therapy, “I’m almost back to 100 percent,” he says, though he still has issues with wrist rotation. “I’ve learned to compensate. You have to be mentally strong and adapt.”
Utica College’s WPNR Radio (90.7 FM) will join Hamilton College’s WHCL (88.7 FM), Cazenovia College’s WITC (88.9 FM) and Colgate University’s WRCU (90.1 FM) in celebrating National College Radio Day on Friday, Nov. 4.
Hear the heart-wrenching personal stories of panelists as they describe human rights injustices that they have endured and witnessed
Don Rebovich, executive director of the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP) of Utica College, worked with the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance to help prevent, deal with medical identity fraud.
Agent Maxwell Smart is off on a bizarre new case ... and the laughs begin!
Christopher Riddle, associate professor of philosophy and director of the Applied Ethics Institute, will speak at a conference hosted by RCIL
Named for a Trustee and major benefactor of the College, the Robert Brvenik Center for Business Education houses UC's innovative programs in economics, risk management and insurance, management, business economics and health studies management.
Utica College's Concert Band, Choir and String Ensemble join forces for a patriotic evening in honor of our veterans
UC's Center for Historical Research to feature talks on all aspects of Pearl Harbor
Ribbon to be cut on new downtown facility
New York State's FOIL has been essential in investigative journalism
We asked government and politics prof Luke Perry a few pressing questions about how recent scandals might affect voter turnout, what Hillary Clinton still needs to win, and why millennials, like his own UC students, are feeling more frustrated than ever.
With lots to celebrate, Utica College is hosting a first-of-its-kind downtown block party.
“On a daily basis, I work with data from the Hubble telescope,” says Brittany Vanderhoof '16. “I never thought I’d be able to say that.”
Paul MacArthur, professor of public relations and journalism at Utica College, studies how factors like gender, race, and nationality influence media's coverage for new book.
Todd Hutton once dreamed of becoming a dentist. As a young man, he favored long hair, sandals, and “garish green” neckties. He twice disguised himself as a member of UC’s football team and made it all the way through practice without being discovered. This summer, he’s planning to jump out of a plane.
Revelations like these were many in our candid—and sometimes emotional—conversation with President Todd Hutton. Reflecting on the past 18 years, Hutton opened up about his unlikely path to the presidency and the place he’ll “always call home.”
Neighborhoods in Utica have some of the highest rates of lead poisoning in the state. Lana Nitti ’17 is working to raise awareness in a way that involves—and inspires—local kids.
With more 50 submissions and 70 student participants, this year’s Student Research Day was the biggest yet, and highlighted research in topics ranging from brain imagery to British literature.
In the wake of recent shooting tragedies, the issue of gun control has once again risen to the media forefront. We turned to Luke Perry, professor of government and politics at Utica College, for some insight.
The latest CSI spinoff, a cybercrime-themed version appropriately titled CSI: Cyber, starring Patricia Arquette (above), premiered March 4 on CBS. How realistic was the episode’s plot (which involved a malware-infested baby cam and a social network called “FriendAgenda”)?
R. Scott Smith, professor of psychology at Utica College, co-authored a book titled “Interplay of Cultural Narratives in Martinique.” The book, written by Smith and his wife Mahadevi Ramakrishnan, explores the journeys of French, African, and Indian cultures toward a pluralistic society on the island of Martinique.