• President Robert J. Jones honored by Minnesota
    Presidential Honors

    University of Minnesota Renames Center for Urban Initiatives for President Jones

    The Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center has brought transparency, accountability and trust to relations between the university and the Minneapolis community.

  • UAlbany's Cedric Walton looks forward to a bright future.
    Commencement Stories

    Resilient UAlbany EOP Student Overcame Lung Cancer and Homelessness 

    A University at Albany senior who graduates May 17 has overcome more adversity than most people see in a lifetime. A resilient Cedric Walton has beaten lung cancer and homelessness, and is on his way to grad school, thanks to the support and encouragement of UAlbany's Educational Opportunity Program.

  • UAlbany Senior Rose Avellino

    UAlbany Senior Dedicates Herself to Helping Others

    In her four years at UAlbany, Rose Avellino has found through extensive community engagement work that no act is too small to make a difference. The public policy major graduates on Sunday, May 17, and has been invited to give the Rockefeller College individual recognition ceremony speech.

  • 2015 Rockefeller MPA Graduate - Matt Lowney
    Commencement Stories

    Rockefeller College Graduate is Changing His Game

    Matt Lowney was playing professional football when a shoulder injury ended his career. Suddenly having to shift gears, Lowney decided to pursue a master’s degree in public administration from Rockefeller College. He graduates on May 16 with a job in hand from the Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C.

  • Research areas funded by new UAlbany initiative
    We Attract the best minds on the planet

    University Awards 14 Research Projects Driving Innovation

    Inaugural Presidential Initiatives Fund explores new pathways for novel discovery, scholarship, and artistic creation, while providing a platform to grow the national and international profile of UAlbany research.