• UAlbany junior Yanelis Martinez
    A World of Opportunities

    #UAlbanySummer: Undergrad Named Victory Congressional Intern in Nation's Capital

    University at Albany junior Yanelis Martinez is one of eight individuals chosen by the Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute to join the 2015 Class of Victory Congressional Interns. Martinez was chosen from a pool of more than 100 national applicants.

  • K-12 Common Core Students
    We Attract the Best Minds on the Planet

    Evaluating Higher-Performing Schools Using Common Core Assessments

    Three professors from UAlbany’s School of Education, including principal investigator Kristen Wilcox, Katy Schiller and Hal Lawson, along with Sage Colleges professor, Francesca Durand, were commissioned to evaluate the impact of both Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the new Annual Performance Review System (APPR).

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    AVAIL Researchers Leverage Open Data to Increase Voter Turnout in New York State

    UAlbany AVAIL researchers Alex Muro and Eric Krans recently unveiled a mobile-optimized web application called Electorate. The app, a social voter information platform, aims at increasing the downward trending voting turnout numbers in New York by tapping into open data.

  • A team of UAlbany GSA volunteers wrote the winning proposal to host the summit.
    Prepare to Make a Difference

    University at Albany Hosts National Graduate Student Summit Aug. 3-5 

    Graduate student leaders from across the nation will converge on the University at Albany from Aug. 3-5 to discuss sustainable leadership, during the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) Leadership Summit. 

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    #UAlbanySummer: Graduate Student on Mission to Decode Albany’s 800 Street Names

    UAlbany graduate student Erik Schlimmer is launching a long-term project to decode the meaning behind all of Albany’s 800 current street names. He plans to unveil his findings in a book titled, “Capital Cobblestone,” after conducting approximately four years of research.

  • Simeon Youngmann, University at Albany, Untitled-II (from A Grief Observed), 2014. Graphite.
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    MFA Students' Art Showcased in Best of SUNY Exhibition

    Four University at Albany students -- Christine Batson, Ryan Clow, Jason van Staveren, and Simeon Youngmann -- were recently named finalists in a SUNY-wide art competition. Their work is included in the annual Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition on display at the New York State Museum through Sept. 6.