Bill Nye "The Science Guy" signs copies of his new book for students and invited guests before delivering an inspirational talk as part of the Student Association's "World Within Reach" Speaker Series. Nye brought his message of "you can change the world" to a full house at the SEFCU Arena.
UAlbany senior Nicholas Accatino is “caught” recycling a plastic bottle and then rewarded with a token gift from Dylan Card and Cassidy Drasser as part of the University at Albany’s “Get Caught Green Handed” program. 2015 marks UAlbany’s eighth year competing in the RecycleMania effort, a friendly national competition among over 600 colleges and universities to see who can recycle the most. This year, UAlbany is setting the bar even higher– working to collectively recycle over 120,000 pounds and beat our last year’s numbers. The Green Handed patrol goes out on Thursdays to encourage students to recycle.
Whether you are travelling to the games or watching at a viewing party to cheer the UAlbany Great Danes in the NCAA Tournament, there is new men’s and women’s NCAA gear available at the Barnes & Noble Campus Bookstore to show your team spirit.
UAlbany's Women's Basketball team is headed to the NCAA tournament again after capturing its fourth consecutive America East Conference Championship by defeating Hartford, 85-75. Forward Shereesha Richards became UAlbany's All-Time Leading Scorer in women's basketball and guard Sarah Royals surpassed 1000 points in her career.
Great Danes guard Peter Hooley holds his America East honors skyward in tribute to his late mother. Hooley scored a last second three-point basket to win the America East Conference Men's Basketball Championship and return UAlbany to the NCAA tournament for the third consecutive time.
Upstate New York high school students participate in the 30th Annual Upstate New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium showcasing the best in science from high schools across upstate New York. Hosted by the University at Albany, high school science teachers from all over upstate NY were invited to have their best student researchers present projects during the symposium and were judged and awarded on both oral and poster presentation.
SUNY alumnae, Paula Manescalco (Brockport ’69) and Judy Mysliborski (UAlbany ’69) accompanied by Forest and Dune (Shetland Sheepdogs aka Shelties) participate in a “Therapy Dog Visit” to the Campus Center to provide canine de-stressing to students during midterms. All the furry friends who partake in this service must pass a certification process which enables them to serve as therapy dogs and are invited to campus through the Disability Resource Center.
UAlbany President Robert Jones welcomes Capital Region SUNY college leaders at a press conference held at UAlbany to urge the NY State Legislature to create a fully-funded investment fund and extend NYSUNY 2020. Pictured from left to right: Robert Jones, Andrew Matonak (Hudson Valley Community College), Dustin Swanger (Fulton-Montgomery Community College), Kristine Duffy (Adirondack Community College), Martha Asselin (Schenectady Community College) and Alfred Ntoko (Empire State College).
UAlbany sophomore Nathan Parrott works on a custom “Nathanolio” specifically designed by him to protect a DVD and accompanying pamphlet as a contained set. As an intern in the Alice Hastings Murphy Preservation Department housed in the UAlbany Science Library, Nathan quickly learned to execute a range of repairs and construct different types of enclosures (portfolios) to help protect the University Libraries’ media collections.
The key to accessing one’s residence hall, meal plan, various campus services and vending machines among other amenities, is the UAS SUNYCard. To attain this card at the UAS SUNYCard desk in the Campus Center, the student must have a photo taken which provides positive identification when using.
In many UAlbany classrooms the ability to share knowledge and experience among students comes from diverse student populations and small classroom sizes giving an advantageous student to teacher ratio.
UAlbany honored two seniors (Margarita Rosario #3 and Sarah Royals #4) for their outstanding careers on Senior Day at the SEFCU Arena. In the final game of their regular season, the Great Danes dominated the University of Vermont 76-48, the fourth consecutive year they have finished with at least a share of the America East Conference Championship.
The UAlbany Campus Center is a hub of activity for students and faculty with meeting rooms, eateries, recreational facilities and areas for student organizations to disseminate information and recruit members.
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher announces the 2014 Albany Promise Report Card to highlight the success of the past year's Albany Promise initiative. Albany Promise is a regional, cross-sector partnership where the University at Albany, SUNY and community leaders come together to support a shared cradle to career education vision for area children from elementary into high school and on to college.
The UAlbany Confucius Institute and the Albany Chinese Community Center hosts a talent show at the Performing Arts Center for UAlbany faculty, staff and students along with the local community to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
UAlbany center Richard Peters squares for the ceremonial tip against 11 year-old JP Honsinger, a member of the men's basketball team who is battling Niemann-Pick Type C disease (NPC). The Great Danes honored Honsinger on February 20th and notched a win over Hartford (70-64).
An art student works on a welded steel construction at the Boor Sculpture Studio. Occupied in 2002, the Boor Sculpture Studio is well equipped, houses fourteen graduate students with studio spaces and provides undergraduate students with classes in both traditional and emerging media. The design and flexibility of the building facilitates students' ability to create using a variety of techniques and processes, including film, video, sculpture, and digital processing.
Members of UAlbany Field Hockey were honored recently at the SEFCU Arena during a basketball doubleheader vs UMass Lowell. The Great Danes made national headlines with their historic run to the NCAA Final Four before dropping a hard fought 1-0 decision to defending champion UCONN.
Young fans danced before the start of the second half of the Women's Basketball game between Binghamton and UAlbany, part of Commitment to Education Day. The Great Danes cruised past the Bearcats 75-53 to maintain their hold on first place in the America East Conference.
Actors from WAM Theater rehearse before a presentation of "Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight". Each year, the staff of the UAlbany Performing Arts Center selects performances to augment and complement the offerings of the Departments of Music and Theatre. Often, these professional companies are on campus for several days sharing their artistic work and vision.