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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

Mesoscale meteorologist Ryan Torn

Six UAlbany Atmospheric Scientists Receive Federal Grants to Aid Extreme Weather Prediction and Alleviate Global Water Crisis

An array of recent awards, ranging from one to four years, will support researchers and their teams from UAlbany's Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences and Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. The two entities comprise one of the largest university-based concentrations of weather and climate science in the country.

UAlbany massive open online courses - MOOCs

UAlbany Experts in Information Literacy and Nonprofit Management and Leadership Win SUNY Innovative Instruction Awards

Distinguished Librarian Trudi Jacobson and Yvonne Harrison of Public Administration & Policy are 2014 SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant winners for new massive open online courses (MOOCs). Jacobson’s project promotes student metaliteracy; Harrison’s increases management and leadership training for the nonprofit sector.

University at Albany RNA Institute Director Paul Agris

RNA Institute Director Paul Agris Pursues Therapeutics Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria with $3.3 Million in Federal Aid

More than $3.3 million in new federal aid is awarded to Paul Agris, director of UAlbany's RNA Institute, for continued collaborative research on RNA-based antibiotics targeted at drug-resistant bacteria and the molecular engineering of cancer therapies.

Research News

Dentist and Hygienist

New Center at the University at Albany will Help Pinpoint Oral Health Access Disparities, Provide Insight for Improving Workforce Issues

The University at Albany School of Public Health will launch an Oral Health Workforce Research Center, which will become one of only five such health workforce research hubs in the country uniquely focused on the oral health workforce.

Mesoscale meteorologist Ryan Torn

Six UAlbany Atmospheric Scientists Receive Federal Grants to Aid Extreme Weather Prediction and Alleviate Global Water Crisis

An array of recent awards, ranging from one to four years, will support researchers and their teams from UAlbany's Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences and Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. The two entities comprise one of the largest university-based concentrations of weather and climate science in the country.

UAlbany massive open online courses - MOOCs

UAlbany Experts in Information Literacy and Nonprofit Management and Leadership Win SUNY Innovative Instruction Awards

Distinguished Librarian Trudi Jacobson and Yvonne Harrison of Public Administration & Policy are 2014 SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant winners for new massive open online courses (MOOCs). Jacobson’s project promotes student metaliteracy; Harrison’s increases management and leadership training for the nonprofit sector.

University at Albany RNA Institute Director Paul Agris

RNA Institute Director Paul Agris Pursues Therapeutics Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria with $3.3 Million in Federal Aid

More than $3.3 million in new federal aid is awarded to Paul Agris, director of UAlbany's RNA Institute, for continued collaborative research on RNA-based antibiotics targeted at drug-resistant bacteria and the molecular engineering of cancer therapies.

UAlbany Cancer Center research JoEllen Welsh

NY CAP Research Alliance Showcases Success and Impact of Regional Collaboration

The New York Capital Region Research Alliance showcases leading-edge biomedical research resulting from the unprecedented regional collaboration among Albany Medical Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the University at Albany.