Dear Friends and Colleagues,
As another Spring semester draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on some of the great work that has been done across the College. We have collected news and announcements from the faculty and I invite you to read about the interesting work being done that spans the arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences. My congratulations and thanks for another productive and successful year.
New York Army National Guard photojournalist is the Army's Military Photographer of the Year
New York Army National Guard
Evolutionary methodology produces more accurate long-term weather forecasts
Quote from Lance Bosart, Atmospheric Science Professor.
Physician finds God in studies of near-death experiences
from The Compass
column by Nancy Roberts, Journalism Professor.
The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?
Insight from Ryan Irwin, History Professor.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Acquires A.I. Science Search Tool, Will Make It Free
Insight from Alan Chen, Chemistry Professor.
In the past two decades, Professor Charles Hartman from the Department of East Asian Studies has published a series of seminal articles on the politics, intellectual history, and historiography of China’s Song Dynasty (960-1279). The importance of this work has now been recognized by China’s most prestigious academic press, the Zhonghua shuju, which published a collection of these articles in Chinese translation in 2016.
Computers predict molecules’ scent from their structure
Chemical &Engineering News
Insight from Eric Block, Chemistry Professor
Local movie lovers buzzing about Hollywood’s biggest night
features Rob Edelman, Film Studies Professor
#1344: 73% Of Voters Oppose Elimination Of The CPB
Insight from Rosemary Armao, Journalism Professor
Immigration crackdowns damage health — even for unborn children
quote from Kate Strully, Sociology Professor.
Learning From Two Months of Illuminating Abandoned Homes
Project led by Adam Frelin, Art Professor
Replacing Ninhydrin, Laser Scanning for Race: Two Forensic Philosophies at Albany
Profile on labs of Chemistry professor’s Igor Lednev and Jan Halamek
Gold nanoparticles used to rapidly detect Ebola
UAlbany biochemists make breakthrough in Ebola detection
Features research by Mehmit Yigit, Department of Chemistry
Can Changes in DNA Determine Age from Suspects’ Bloodstains?
Cites research by UAlbany forensic scientists
Earth Hour 2017: ‘There’s never been a more critical moment in the fight’
Quotes expertise of Atmospheric Scientist Aiguo Dai
Can Our Social Institutions Catch Up with Advances in Science and Technology?
San Diego Informer
Article by History Professor Emeritus Lawrence Wittner
Mobile phones improve outcomes for HIV-positive people across the globe
Study led by Archana Krishnan, Assistant Professor of Communication
Study finds a novel target molecule to help prevent brain damage from hemorrhagic strokes
Research news on Annalisa Scimemi's recent study.
Friday May 12,
6-8PM & 7-7PM
University Art Museum & The Boor Studio Gallery
Tuesday, May 23,
Lecture Center Concourse
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