mission is to promote the intellectual exchange between the
sciences and humanities among humanists, scientists, artists,
architects, film makers, educators, technology experts, business
people, and the public in a wide variety of public programs
and initiatives. The Initiative strives to revitalize the
humanities’ at the University at Albany by asserting its critical
role in raising issues and questions about the impact of scientific
and technological advances.
will develop innovative learning environments and curricula
that includes incubating new aesthetic and research programs
and projects, fostering research and new emerging knowledge
in the areas of Science, Technology, and Ethics, Aesthetics,
Media, and Culture, and Humanities and Science. And will integrate
the University at Albany’s programs with other regional, national,
and international resources and initiatives in the humanities.
The initiative draws on the university's
strong profile in the sciences, its independent Writer's Institute,
and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to
anchor and transform the humanities through active synthesis
with other fields. We welcome participation and partners,
research projects, roundtable and seminar topic proposals
from all fields.