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Graduate Education Announcements

Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program

The Dean of Graduate Education 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

Rachel Dolezal; Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner

UAlbany Experts Advisory: Self Identity and U.S. Culture

UAlbany faculty experts are available to discuss a range of issues related to the concepts of self-identification, race relations and gender relations, including the concept of 'whiteness,' gender inclusion, diversity and multiracialism; as related to former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal and U.S. Olympic champion Caitlyn Jenner.

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Researchers Leverage NSF and NOAA Grants to Improve Forecasting Models, Development and Testing of Meteorology Tools

Researchers within UAlbany's Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES) and Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) have recently been awarded more than $3.83 million in grants to support a broad range of atmospheric and climate science research.

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SUNY, UAlbany Form Advisory Committee to Evaluate Campus Police Practices and Policies

The State University of New York University Police, in concert with the School of Criminal Justice at UAlbany have announced the formation of an Academic Advisory Committee to assist the SUNY University Police in evaluating emerging policies and practices related to law enforcement for the university system.

Research News

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New York State Mesonet Seeks Sites for Its Growing Statewide Weather Network

The New York State Mesonet has launched a search to identify viable sites for its statewide network of advanced surface weather stations.

Hurricane Katrina

Researchers Leverage NSF and NOAA Grants to Improve Forecasting Models, Development and Testing of Meteorology Tools

Researchers within UAlbany's Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES) and Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) have recently been awarded more than $3.83 million in grants to support a broad range of atmospheric and climate science research.

Baby and mother's hand UAlbany IVF study

UAlbany Researcher Examines Impact of Metals on Assisted Reproductive Technologies

University at Albany School of Public Health researcher Michael Bloom has been awarded $303,365 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to examine the impact of metals on assisted reproductive technologies.

Homeschool student at UAlbany RNA Day

A Wide-Eyed Glimpse into the World of RNA

As part of its commitment to training the next generation of RNA scientists, The RNA Institute hosts RNA Days for students from Troy Preparatory Charter School and the Hudson Valley Consortium for homeschoolers, providing them with hands-on workshops, an Institute tour, and other introductions to the vast potential of RNA research.

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UAlbany Researcher Explores Link Between Vitamin D, Breast Cancer Treatment

University at Albany Empire Innovations Professor JoEllen Welsh and her team at the Cancer Research Center (CRC) have received a $1.76 million grant from the NIH's National Cancer Institute to work toward developing therapies that will be successful in halting triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).