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Graduate Education Announcements

Graduate Student Speaker Series Spring 2014

Brown Bag Luncheon Series

Job Search Strategies and Interview Techniques - November 18, 2014 
Presenter: Joseph Aini, Assistant Director Career Services
Time: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Room: Humanities 354
Looking for employment? Having a hard time applying for job opportunities? Join us for a free workshop on job search strategies and interview techniques

Putting an End to Putting it Off: Overcoming Procrastination - November 25, 2014
Time:  12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Room: Humanities 354
What's stopping you? Join us for a free workshop and learn strategies to overcome productivity problems.

Holiday Gala

December 5, 2014
Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Room: Campus Center 375
Come and enjoy an afternoon of fun, games, music, and refreshments! Please RSVP by December 3, 2014 with Dr. Betty Shadrick, Director of Graduate Student Diversity (bshadrick@albany.edu; (518)442-3899).

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

UAlbany School of Social Welfare Students with Professor Eunju Lee

National Fellowship Grants Help UAlbany School of Social Welfare Students Confront Childhood Neglect

Two University at Albany doctoral students have taken on the task of combating childhood maltreatment through their dissertation studies. For their efforts, Tana James of Brooklyn and Mi Jin Choi of South Korea have been awarded nationally competitive fellowships to complete their studies.

James R Stellar

James R. Stellar Appointed University at Albany Provost

The University at Albany has named James R. Stellar as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. Stellar, who was appointed after a national search, will join UAlbany on February 2, 2015.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo

University at Albany to Host the Nation’s First College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced plans for a College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity to be located at the University at Albany. The governor committed $15 million to establish the first-in-the-nation security college

Research News

UAlbany School of Social Welfare Students with Professor Eunju Lee

National Fellowship Grants Help UAlbany School of Social Welfare Students Confront Childhood Neglect

Two University at Albany doctoral students have taken on the task of combating childhood maltreatment through their dissertation studies. For their efforts, Tana James of Brooklyn and Mi Jin Choi of South Korea have been awarded nationally competitive fellowships to complete their studies.

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UAlbany Paves the Way for the Next Generation of Digital Forensics Professionals

The University at Albany has formally established transfer articulation agreements with five State University of New York (SUNY) community colleges to provide preparation for and ready access to the new digital forensics bachelor’s degree program at the School of Business.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo

University at Albany to Host the Nation’s First College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced plans for a College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity to be located at the University at Albany. The governor committed $15 million to establish the first-in-the-nation security college

UAlbany Center for Technology in Government director Theresa Pardo

UAlbany Information Scientist Named to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Advisory Committee

CTG Director Theresa A. Pardo is appointed to a two-year term as a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Advisory Committee, which advises EPA's representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation on policy related to the implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation.

homelessness grant UAlbany

UAlbany School of Social Welfare Receives $100K Grant from The New York Community Trust for Work on Homelessness

A $100,000 grant from the New York Community Trust will fund the UAlbany's efforts to launch a National Homelessness Social Work Initiative, make homelessness a professional priority among schools of social work.