UAlbany's College of Computing and Informatics hosted its sixth Junior FIRST Lego League Expo, where faculty, staff, students, and community volunteers participate with teams of 6 to 9 year old girls and boys from area schools and community groups to develop Lego-based projects around the natural disasters and emergency response: “Disaster Blaster.” The Expo is intended to give students an opportunity to present their research and celebrate the hard work they’ve done as a team, while at the same time, highlighting how new ways of thinking about technology is needed in today’s world.
Vice President for Student Success, Christine Bouchard, received a lifetime membership to the UAlbany Student Association at her recent retirement party. Bouchard served the University for more than 32 years and will surely be missed by staff, student and faculty, alike!
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher greets UAlbany students in what was billed as a "speak out" today at Empire Commons on the Main Campus. The forum was designed as an informational session for both the Chancellor and students to air concerns, ask questions and make observations on the future direction of the SUNY system in general and UAlbany in particular.
The University at Albany has received a $5.25 million gift from the Massry family – the largest ever donation to the University. This transformative gift will be used in support of the School of Business and key University-wide initiatives. (Pictured left to right, University at Albany Foundation President George R. Hearst III, Murray Massry, Julie Massry Knox, Morris Massry, Norman Massry, University at Albany President Robert Jones, University at Albany Vice President for University Development Fardin Sanai, and School of Business Dean Don Siegel)
More than 1,000 students earned their degrees from the University at Albany on Sunday during winter commencement at UAlbany's SEFCU Arena. Proctors' CEO Philip Morris delivered the keynote address and received an honorary degree.
"Giving Tuesday" was a huge success for the University at Albany with over 600 online gifts from students, faculty and staff surpassing the goal to secure challenge gifts totaling $100,000.00 from UAlbany Foundation President George R. Hearst III and UAlbany Development Officer, Michael Boots.
Your generosity on Tuesday, December 2 will go even farther to contribute to the essential elements of a UAlbany education: academics, student support and campus life. For more information on how to give, go to albany.edu/giving/givetuesday.
Capping his tenure with a career-long 68-yard touchdown run in the closing minutes of Saturday’s in-state rivalry game versus Stony Brook, senior running back Omar Osbourne led the University at Albany football team to a 27-17 victory over the visiting Seawolves.
The architectural window glass of University Hall can exhibit a moire pattern when viewed from a distance in morning light. Moiré is an optical phenomenon that may appear as a wavy, rippled or circular pattern under certain lighting conditions.
Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology, Dr. Fred Matiang'i spoke to members of the UAlbany community during a visit to the main campus as guests of UAlbany and the Center for International Development. Mr. Matiang'i has worked with SUNY/CID's Kenyan Project for many years.
UAlbany College of Computing and Information students Jonathan Crispino and Elliot Weintraub shake hands with the 3-D printer prosthetic hand they built as part of an ongoing e-Nable project. E-Nable is a network of 3D printers, assemblers, and kids needing a prosthetic hand and they play match maker between those who can build the hand and those who need it. Ultimately, CCI students will continue to build these prosthetics for children in need.
Albany area philanthropists Fr. Kevin Mullen, Phoebe Bender and Daniel Nolan are honored at UAlbany's Citizen Laureate Awards Dinner. Joining the awardees on stage are UAlbany's President Robert Jones and University at Albany Foundation President and Times Union Publisher George Hearst III.
The UAlbany Women's Soccer Team celebrates a 1st half goal in a 2-0 America East playoff victory over Maine at Bob Ford Field. Caitlyn Paltsios and Vivian Vega scored goals for the Great Danes against the top rated defense in the conference.
As an outgrowth of the University at Albany's commitment to community engagement, high school students studying television and broadcasting at Catskill High School spent a day learning about techniques of lighting and other aspects of digital video from professionals in Communications and Marketing Division at UAlbany.
Hay más tiempo que vida (There is more time than life)
UAlbany students decorate Mexican Sugar Cookies at the International Student Center in preparation for Los Dios De los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), which is a Mexican celebration from October 31st through November 2nd in honor of those who have departed from this world.
New York State Assemblymember Patricia Fahy, UAlbany senior Sean Taylor, and Indian Ladder Farms president Peter Ten Eyck pose for a picture during UAlbany's Campus Crunch event to celebrate local agriculture. The event was hosted by UAlbany's Office of Environmental Sustainability.
Sophomore goalkeeper Maxi Primus surveys the field during warm ups for Saturday's field hockey game against the University of Maine. The Great Danes, ranked #13 in the country, defeated the Black Bears 3-0.
Celebrating LGBT history month, National Coming Out Day and the Student Association Gender & Sexuality Concerns Coming OUT Reception, Courtney D’Allaird ( Coordinator Gender and Sexuality Resource Center and UAlbany grad ‘09), and Deidre Dumpson (UAlbany senior and Director of SA Gender and Sexuality Concerns) pause below the Rainbow Flag hung for the first time in front of the Campus Center. The flag will be displayed there through October 24th.