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  • 2015 MAAC Golf Champions
    Athletics

    Women’s Golf Captures Program’s First MAAC Championship

    The UAlbany women’s golf team has captured its first MAAC championship and trip to the NCAA Tournament. To find out what's next for our Great Danes, tune into the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Selection Show, live on the Golf Channel, April 27, 7 p.m.

  • President Robert J. Jones
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    UAlbany Honors Public Engagement Exemplars, April 28

    President Robert J. Jones will honor university-community partnerships improving public well-being in the region and beyond at the 2015 President's Awards for Exemplary Public Engagement on April 28.

  • UAlbany Study on Vibration Theory of Smell
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    UAlbany-led Study Finds Vibration Theory of Odor Perception Implausible

    An international team of scientists led by University at Albany Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Eric Block, have demonstrated that the vibrational theory of olfaction, one of the two major theories explaining how the sense of smell functions, is not plausible.

  • Pacific Oscillation
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    UAlbany Study Explains Global Warming 'Hiatus' Since 2000

    A new UAlbany study published in the April 13, 2015, issue of Nature Climate Change, links the Inter-decadal Pacific Oscillation with essentially all the difference between observed and model-simulated global warming rates on decadal time scales since 1920, and in particular the warming hiatus since year 2000.

  • Five Quad Ambulance
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    Five Quad Ambulance Service Named EMS Organization of the Year

    UAlbany’s Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance Service has been named the 2015 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Organization of the Year by the National Collegiate Emergency Foundation (NCEMSF). Additionally, UAlbany was awarded the HEARTSafe Campus designation.

  • Dr. Peter Shea, University at Albany Associate Provost for Online Learning
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    Are MOOCs Mainstream?

    Some six million U.S. college students have enrolled in credit bearing online courses in the last year, reflecting a growth in online education of 300 percent between 2003 and 2014. Millions of additional students joined the ranks of higher education through a new kind of online offering, Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs.

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