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

9/11 Flag

Safety Remains a Top Concern 16 Years After 9/11

At the University at Albany, faculty experts are available to discuss the impact of 9/11 on the U.S. and the world.

New SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson

Chancellor's Welcome to SUNY

As she begins her tenure, new Chancellor Kristina Johnson offers her welcome address to the students, faculty and staff through out the campuses and communities that make up SUNY.

Hurricane Harvey

Experts Advisory: Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, UAlbany has several experts available to discuss the weather situation along the Gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana, the role social media played in the rescue efforts and the critical need to be prepared for the next severe weather event.

Research News