News and Events

University Events:    

iLearn Workshops
The University Libraries offers free 1 - 2 hour workshops on video editing, research strategies, 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. Highlighted topics include:

  • There’s Money Out There for You: Free Scholarship Information Resources
  • An Introduction to Zotero
  • Video Editing with Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro and iMovie
  • Podcasters Monthly Drop-In Forum

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.

Academic Writing Listserv through Cornell Graduate School

Do you have writing goals for your thesis or dissertation in the new year? Have you resolved to be a more productive writer? Sponsored by the Cornell Graduate School, the Productive Writer listserv is designed for graduate students who are writing their proposal, thesis, dissertation, fellowship applications, or other manuscripts. Subscribers receive email messages every other week with writing tips, strategies and encouragement to help you start, persist (and endure), and complete your academic writing projects. Writing tips focus on managing your time for greater writing productivity, reducing distractions, staying motivated, revising and editing, binge writing, communicating with your advisor, dealing with writer's block, and managing procrastination and perfectionistic tendencies. Subscribe to the Productive Writer here.

From the UAlbany News Center

Faculty News

Telling the Truth Conference UAlbany

The Writers Institute Delves into Truth

Famous writers came to UAlbany this weekend to assess honest reporting and the preservation of democracy in 'a post-truth world.'

cybercriminals

Ransomware Threat: Steps to Protect your Information

UAlbany’s systems were targeted by an EternalBlue attack from an overseas source. Fortunately, no personally identifiable information (PII) was involved, nor was any data taken from the University.

Educational Technology Center at UAlbany

The Fusion of Teaching and Technology

Information Technology Services is launching new services aimed at improving teaching and research at UAlbany.

Research News