News and Events

Graduate Education Events:

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University Events:

iLearn Workshops
The University Libraries offers free 1 - 2 hour workshops on digital editing applications, research strategies, creating posters 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. Topics include:

  • Introduction to Policy Map
  • An Introduction to Zotero
  • Research PubMed
  • Introduction to Sage Research Methods
  • Maximizing Your Research Impact for Graduate Students and Faculty

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

UAlbany Master of Regional Planning transportation

Better Than They Could Have Planned

Two master’s students researching transportation planning to ease congestion and decrease fatalities will now be traveling toll-free to graduation.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Experts Advisory: Brexit, Immigration, Presidential Race and Polls

Is the historic 'Brexit' vote a harbinger of things to come for the U.S. presidential race? UAlbany's faculty experts provide insight into how the British polls failed to predict the vote outcome, and whether U.S. polls matter right now.

e-cigarettes

Where There's No Smoke There's Fire

How has the rise e-cigarettes impacted tobacco sales? School of Public Health researcher Akiko Hosler explains in Preventing Chronic Disease, including why the fastest-growing group of e-cigarette users is even more alarming.

Research News

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Experts Advisory: Brexit, Immigration, Presidential Race and Polls

Is the historic 'Brexit' vote a harbinger of things to come for the U.S. presidential race? UAlbany's faculty experts provide insight into how the British polls failed to predict the vote outcome, and whether U.S. polls matter right now.

baby learning to walk

When Did Your Child First Walk? The Answer May be an Indicator of Future Success

Scientists have long known that certain motor milestones, such as crawling or walking, can help track early childhood development. Now for the first time UAlbany researchers explain how these achievements predict future childhood success.

e-cigarettes

Where There's No Smoke There's Fire

How has the rise e-cigarettes impacted tobacco sales? School of Public Health researcher Akiko Hosler explains in Preventing Chronic Disease, including why the fastest-growing group of e-cigarette users is even more alarming.

UAlbany's RNA Institute

UAlbany Research Seeking Answers for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Earlier this month the world lost sports icon and global humanitarian Muhammad Ali following a long battle with Parkinson's. At UAlbany, researchers work to break down the mysteries surrounding this elusive condition, as well as other similar difficult-to-treat neurodegenerative diseases.

Hormes pregnancy food cravings study

Say it Isn’t So! Indulging While Pregnant Linked to Excess Weight Gain

New research by psychology professor Julia Hormes explains why giving in to food cravings is a bad idea for those expecting.