News and Events

Graduate Education Events:

Please check back for updated events.

University Events:

International Student Workshops

Workshop I: Introduction to Research Process
Dates: Wednesday September 14th (1:15pm to 3:15pm, LI - B14/B15 University Library)
Friday September 16th (10:30am to 12:30pm, LI - B48 University Library)

Information covered in these two sessions will be the same. Please pick one session that fits your schedule. To sign up, please contact Mary Van Ullen at mvanullen@albany.edu

Workshop II: What is "plagiarism" all about? How to avoid it?
Dates: Wednesday September 28th (1:15pm to 3:15pm, LI - B14/B15 University Library)
Friday September 30th (10:30am to 12:30pm, LI - B48 University Library)

Information covered in these two sessions will be the same. Please pick one session that fits your schedule. To sign up, please contact Yu-Hui Chen at ychen@albany.edu.

Workshop III: Citation Practice
Date: Friday October 7th (10:30am to 12:30pm, LI - B48 University Library)

You are strongly encouraged to attend Workshop II before attending Workshop III because the contents of these two workshops are closely related. To sign up, please contact Yu-Hui Chen at ychen@albany.edu.

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.

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Guyanese community in Schenectady has healthier eating habits

In the Basket

School of Public Health Associate Professor Akiko Hosler’s latest research has found some new strategies for fighting the obesity epidemic in inner cities. A study of neighborhood food environment showed a link between lower rates of obesity and shopping at ethnic markets among Guyanese population in Schenectady.

UAlbany management professor Donald Siegel

Prolific Prof

How did a college dean find time to be the University’s most oft-cited scholar?

UAlbany researcher in LUX dark matter

Dark Search in the Black Hills

A UAlbany scientist sheds light on an intractable mystery of the cosmos.

human jaw strength tested via CT scan

Humans pack an efficient bite, but at a cost

New work by an international team of researchers shows that the cranium of modern Homo sapiens is poorly-suited to produce large biting forces due to an important limitation involving the jaw joint.