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Graduate Student Speaker Series Spring 2014

Preparing for the Comprehensive Examination
Panelists: Dr. Bret Benjamin, Dr. Jayanti Pande, Dr. Elizabeth Grubert, and Dr. Margaret Gates
Date and Time: Friday March 28th, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Campus Center Terrace Lounge

A panel of professors from multiple departments at the University will provide students with an interdisciplinary discussion on an array of techniques to prepare for their qualifying exams.  These panelists will answer questions on what students should expect.  We have included a panel in this workshop to accommodate as many different students as possible. 

Writing Publishable Papers
Presenter: Dr. Jason Lane
Date and Time: Friday April 4th, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Campus Center Terrace Lounge

Dr. Jason Lane is a prolific scholar and has authored books, book chapters, monographs, refereed scholarly articles and delivered presentations in a number of academic venues.  In this workshop, he will discuss various strategies to advance students' publishing and research agendas.


Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program

The Dean of Graduate Studies has announced a limited restoration of the Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program, effective November 2012, to assist doctoral candidates who are incurring doctoral research expenses. Obtain details at the program's General Information page.

Bridge to the Doctorate Program

The Bridge to the Doctorate program is a graduate fellowship and support program for former LSAMP participants or students graduating from an LSAMP institution, who are planning to matriculate in a graduate program in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).  Obtain details at the program's General Information page.

From the UAlbany News Center

Faculty News

UAlbany biologist Prashanth Rangan

UAlbany Biologist Receives $1.43 Million NIH Award for Germline Research to Find Therapies for Cancer and Degenerative Diseases

Biologist Prashanth Rangan has received a $1.43 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research into both preventing and inducing differentiation in stem cells in order to treat cancers and degenerative diseases. Last month he was named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences as an outstanding young scientist.

Gavel and Scales of Justice

UAlbany Professor Examines Role of Mental Health Courts

UAlbany School of Criminal Justice Associate Professor Allison Redlich has been awarded a $99,371 NARSAD grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation to examine the mediating role of mental health courts in the treatment of individuals with serious mental health problems.

Illustration of MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) pathogen

UAlbany Scientists Pursue Health Research through SUNY Network of Excellence Funding

Six University at Albany researchers are members of teams that won funding through the State University of New York Health Network of Excellence. The health-related research projects span antibiotic development, big data, and 3D printing technology initiatives.

Research News

UAlbany Associate Professor Kevin Quinn

UAlbany Professor Awarded $1.2 Million from U.S. Dept. of Education to Groom Next Generation of Special Education Professors

UAlbany Professor Kevin Quinn has been awarded a special education leadership grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop new leaders in special education doctoral programs. The project was just one of 14 selected nationally for funding from more than 100 applications and will be supported by $1.2 million over five years.

Digital Forensics at UAlbany

Digital Forensics Program Prepares Students to Tackle Cybercrime

The new digital forensics program at the University at Albany will educate students in the protection, defense, and investigation of information and information systems in areas such as public accounting, government, industry and not-for-profit environments.

UAlbany psychology professor Andrew Poulos

UAlbany Study: PTSD Can Develop Even Without Memory of the Trauma

There are many forms of memory and only some of these may be critical for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study by University at Albany psychology professor Andrew M. Poulos and colleagues, as well as researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Vietnam War wounded American soldiers

War is Text: UAlbany Researchers Find Depictions of War in School Textbooks Shifted Radically after Vietnam Era

Modern day textbooks draw a different picture of war than their predecessors did in the era immediately after World War II leading up to the Vietnam War, a study by University at Albany researchers finds.

UAlbany biologist Prashanth Rangan

UAlbany Biologist Receives $1.43 Million NIH Award for Germline Research to Find Therapies for Cancer and Degenerative Diseases

Biologist Prashanth Rangan has received a $1.43 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research into both preventing and inducing differentiation in stem cells in order to treat cancers and degenerative diseases. Last month he was named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences as an outstanding young scientist.