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Graduate Education Announcements

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

NOAA Young Scientist Award-winner Craig R. Ferguson

UAlbany Researcher Receives NOAA Young Scientist Award for Satellite Remote Sensing

Hydrologist Craig Ferguson receives a prestigious National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honor for developing a pioneering approach in satellite remote sensing that addresses one of the most vexing issues facing the use of weather and climate models – how to correctly represent how land and atmosphere interact.

UAlbany AVAIL Data Science Group

UAlbany Data Scientists Leading Nationwide Initiative to Improve Transportation

Applying pioneering web-based solutions, the Albany Visualization And Informatics Lab, led by Catherine T. Lawson, is selected by the Federal Highway Administration to lead a multi-state initiative that advances transportation planning in such areas as truck routing, pollution control, travel safety, traffic patterns, and more.

Everette Joseph, new director, UAlbany ASRC

Everette Joseph Named to Lead Atmospheric Sciences Research Center

Everette Joseph '97 Ph.D., an internationally recognized leader in the field of atmospheric sciences, has been named director of the University at Albany’s Atmospheric Sciences Research Center and SUNY Empire Innovations Professor in Atmospheric Sciences.

Research News

Schenectady, after Hurricane Irene

Protecting Upstate NY from Severe Weather Events to be Explored at UAlbany/Rockefeller Institute Forum, April 14

A forum "Facing the Storm: Preparing for Increased Extreme Weather in Upstate New York" is held at UAlbany on April 14, designed to leverage UAlbany's atmospheric science research on the prospects for upstate severe weather and to provide a platform for the emergency response community on how to better prepare for meteorological events.

Children in Kenya

Treating Childhood Cancer in Africa Focus of 5th Annual Hogarty Lecture, April 8

SUNY Upstate Vice President for Research Rosemary Rochford Ph.D. will deliver the 5th Annual Hogarty Lecture at the University at Albany's Cancer Research Center on Tuesday, April 8.

Snow cover changing in the Rockies

Climate Change Research at UAlbany Produces Weather Summer Camp for Capital District High School Students

Justin Minder, assistant professor in the University at Albany’s Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES), will bring students from several area urban high schools to campus starting in 2015 for a new summer weather and climate change day camp.

CTG Convenes Cuomo Open NY Workshop

Center for Technology in Government at UAlbany working with New York State to Bring Open NY to the Next Level

With the goal of advancing the Open NY program to the next level, UAlbany's Center for Technology in Government recently convened New York community and government leaders in a collaborative workshop, Shaping Open NY: Visioning a New Transparency Hub.

42 million Americans live in un-monitored areas for air quality

UAlbany’s Center for Technology in Government Releases Report and Case Studies on the Benefits of Air Quality Information

UAlbany's Center for Technology in Government has assessed potential socio-economic and financial benefits from enhanced air quality data. Its study sought to better understand benefits provided by current data and products of EPA’s AirNow program and how incorporating NASA satellite data might result in even greater benefits.