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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

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.

Summer 2014 Ms. cover of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

UAlbany Professor Profiles Adichie for Ms. Magazine Cover Story

Janell Hobson, associate professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies at UAlbany, wrote the cover story “Storyteller” for the Summer 2014 issue of Ms. magazine, the national feminist publication. The story details a conversation with Nigerian-born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Research News

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.

UAlbany's Cancer Research Center

Internship Opportunities Abound at UAlbany

Whether working to develop new therapy approaches for difficult-to-treat cancers or serving as a tax advisor for clients of PricewaterhouseCoopers, University at Albany students are gaining practical and professional experience through a variety of on- and off-site internship opportunities.

UAlbany chemistry professor Eric Block

UAlbany's Eric Block Named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society

UAlbany chemistry professor Eric Block has been selected as a member of the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. The 2014 ACS Fellows, which were announced in today’s issue of Chemical and Engineering News, will be honored on Aug. 1.

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Teaching At-Risk Students to Argue Like a Lawyer

UAlbany professors from the School of Education and Department of Sociology collaborate to develop a literacy course “Arguing Like a Lawyer,” geared toward high school freshmen at risk of dropping out. Margaret Sheehy of Literacy Teaching and Learning is PI on the three-year project, awarded $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education.