At the Student Association's annual Dippikill wilderness retreat, faculty, staff, and administrators get a look at Julie's Lodge, the newest accommodations under construction on the property. This event brings together student leaders and members of the UAlbany community for a day of team building, goal setting, and all around fun.
UAlbany football Head Coach Greg Gattuso leads the Great Danes in a preseason workout. The football team kicks off the 2014 season at home versus Holy Cross on August 30th. Season and single game tickets are on sale now.
Clouds reflect off the glass of the Life Sciences Research Building. The state-of-the-art facility supports UAlbany scientists in advancing knowledge across a broad spectrum of life sciences research and is home for The RNA Institute.
UAlbany's Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, Prof. Jeanette Altarriba, welcomes incoming freshman to the University during one of the many activities for students and their parents during Freshman Orientation.
UAlbany alumnus and author Gregory Maguire is one of the featured speakers at this year's Empire Collaborations held in the Campus Center Ballroom. Maguire's talk was part of a week-long event by the Academic Librarians Conference (sponsored by the New York 3Rs and the Academic and Special Libraries Section of the New York Library Association) and the SUNYLA conference (sponsored by the SUNY Librarians Association).
UAlbany's legendary coach Bob Ford, the architect of the Great Danes' football program since its inception, bid farewell to hundreds of well wishers at a banquet in his honor at the SEFCU Arena on Saturday night.
University at Albany men's lacrosse stars Miles and Lyle Thompson became the first co-winners of the Tewaaraton Award, the sport's version of the Heisman Trophy.The brothers became the first Native Americans to take home an award given to the top collegiate player in a sport that traces its roots to Native American origin
The University at Albany observes Memorial Day which is celebrated every year on the final Monday of May. As a federal holiday it was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War. By the 20th century, Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died while in the military service. It typically marks the start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end.