News and Events

University Events:

iLearn Workshops
The University Libraries offers free 1 - 2 hour workshops on video editing, research strategies, and more.  This semester there are many workshops of interest to Graduate students. The schedule and registration can be found here as well as the University's Events Calendar. Walk-ins are welcomed. For more information contact: Regina Conboy, (518)442-3608 or rconboy@albany.edu. Highlighted topics include:

  • Maximizing Your Research Impact for Graduate Students and Faculty
  • An Introduction to Zotero
  • Speaking Digitally 
  • Social Science Data and Statistical Resources
  • Editing with Final Cut Pro

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.

Academic Writing Listserv through Cornell Graduate School

Do you have writing goals for your thesis or dissertation in the new year? Have you resolved to be a more productive writer? Sponsored by the Cornell Graduate School, the Productive Writer listserv is designed for graduate students who are writing their proposal, thesis, dissertation, fellowship applications, or other manuscripts. Subscribers receive email messages every other week with writing tips, strategies and encouragement to help you start, persist (and endure), and complete your academic writing projects. Writing tips focus on managing your time for greater writing productivity, reducing distractions, staying motivated, revising and editing, binge writing, communicating with your advisor, dealing with writer's block, and managing procrastination and perfectionistic tendencies. Subscribe to the Productive Writer here.

From the UAlbany News Center

Faculty News

health care

UAlbany to Evaluate State’s Efforts to Reduce Health Care Costs and Outcomes

The University at Albany will lead of team of researchers to conduct an independent evaluation of Medicaid’s delivery system reform incentive program (DSRIP) which is designed to reduce the cost of care and improve health outcomes for more than five million New Yorkers.

cybersecurity

4th Annual Data Forum Tackles Cybersecurity, Hacking

A group of national and international cybersecurity leaders will gather at the University at Albany on March 2 to discuss these issues at the 4th Annual President’s Forum on Data: The New Game in Cybersecurity: Security Analytics.

Research News