New research sheds some surprising light on the state’s opioid crisis. “The heroin epidemic really dates back to 2010, 2011,” said Dr. Ann Gadomski, head of the Bassett Research Institute in Cooperstown, which conducted opioid research in collaboration with the Colgate University Upstate Institute in Hamilton.
Since 2011, John Levisay ’89 has been crafting the perfect online learning experience with his start-up called Craftsy, which offers classes ranging from quilting to jewelry making to photography. On May 11, it was announced that NBCUniversal is acquiring majority ownership of Craftsy. Levisay will continue in a leadership role, reporting to NBCU Cable’s president of strategy and commercial growth.
Scott Carlson of the Chronicle of Higher Education writes: “As the world of work goes through fundamental changes and students face unprecedented challenges in employment, colleges’ career centers need to reposition themselves to be more effective, says Michael Sciola, associate vice president for institutional advancement and career initiatives at Colgate University.”