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 Highlighted topics include:

  • Maximizing Your Research Impact for Graduate Students and Faculty
  • An Introduction to Zotero
  • Speaking Digitally 
  • Introduction to Public Health Research
  • Testing 1... 2... 3... Free Graduate School Testing Prep Resources

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

Victor Asal, associate professor of Political Science, co-authored a book on the history of anti-gay laws worldwide.

Laws and Rights

Victor Asal co-wrote a book on how anti-LGBT laws came into being, and how are they changing

Sheila Curran Bernard with playwrights Shari Frost and Charlene A. Donaghy, at the Warner International Playwrights Festival, Torrington, Ct.

5 Questions for Faculty: Sheila Curran Bernard

Guess who's coming to dinner?

Bruce Miroff's book is one of four The Washington Post put on President-Elect Trump's suggested reading list.

Joining the ‘Book Party’

Poli-sci prof’s book has advice for Trump’s transition

Research News