December 2010 NewsCenter Archive

  • A CNSE staff member helps a visitor at CNSE Community Day
    Year in Review: UAlbany NanoCollege hosts 38,000 community members, including over 3,750 students, during 2010
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 22, 2010) - UAlbany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering hosted more than 38,000 members of the community – including over 3,750 elementary, middle and high school students – through its educational and public outreach programs and initiatives in 2010, representing a 25 percent increase over 2009.

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    UAlbany's Taylor Deployed to Angel Assistance
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 27, 2010) - Lisa Taylor will never forget what Soldiers' Angels did for her when she was deployed to Iraq as a specialist with the U.S. Army.

  • Wishi Community student practices writing
    UAlbany Alum's Goal to Put Learning Within Reach for Impoverished Community in Ecuador
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 21, 2010) - University at Albany alum Elizabeth Gray has launched the Wishi Project, a fundraising effort to establish a primary school for children in an impoverished community in the rain forest of Ecuador.

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    Study Links Increased BPA Exposure to Reduced Egg Quality in Women
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 17, 2010) - A study has identified the first evidence in humans that exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may compromise the quality of a woman’s eggs retrieved for in vitro fertilization (IVF). 

  • Young Entrepreneurs Academy logo
    Young Entrepreneurs Academy Is Under Way
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 17, 2010) - An organic candy line, a snowboard shop, and a jewelry business are among the business ideas being developed by area students in grades 6-12 at the University at Albany's School of Business chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!).

  • CTG Director Theresa Pardo
    CTG Director to States' Governors: Policy Innovation Needed to Leverage Technology Changes
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 15, 2010) - Elected officials in America increasingly see technology innovations as a key to achieving policy goals, but these officials often don't understand how they and their chief information officers must work together to make it happen, says UAlbany's director of the Center for Technology in Government.

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    WikiLeaks and Information Security
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 13, 2010) - School of Business Associate Professor Sanjay Goel discusses the WikiLeaks case and information security. Goel is an expert on information security, computer forensics, security risk analysis and wireless security.

  • UAlbany student athlete wraps gifts
    UAlbany Student Athletes: Rowing for Clean Water in Africa, Wrapping Gifts for Families in Need
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 13, 2010) - UAlbany student athletes give their all on the courts and fields of their chosen sports, and the same holds true when they give to the community. During the holidays, the Great Danes are wrapping presents for families in need and helping to bring safe drinking water to developing nations. Video Available

  • Donald W. Faulkner
    Writers Institute Director Donald Faulkner in PBS Documentary on 1920s Paris
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 09, 2010) - New York State Writers Institute Director Donald W. Faulkner is a featured commentator in the documentary "Paris: The Luminous Years," set to air on PBS stations on Dec. 15.

  • Provost Susan Phillips
    UAlbany Provost Heads Federal Reassessment of Higher Ed Accreditation
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 09, 2010) - UAlbany Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Susan D. Phillips is heading a U.S. Department of Education subcommittee composed of seven national leaders in higher education seeking changes in higher ed accreditation as part of the 2013 renewal of the Higher Education Act.

  • Dr. Jotham Musinguzi, MPH '91
    Champion of Public Health in Africa to Address UAlbany School
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 03, 2010) - Dr. Jotham Musinguzi was already a public health physician courageously fighting the scourge of AIDS in his native Uganda when he became UAlbany’s first-ever MPH graduate in 1991. Now an international voice for reproductive health and family planning, he speaks at his alma mater on Thursday, Dec. 9.

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    UAlbany Students Join Forces to Help Children in the Congo
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 06, 2010) - Two University at Albany student groups – the African Student Association (ASA) and Third World Impact (TWI) – have joined forces this holiday season to provide children in the Congo and their families with shoes, shirts and slacks.

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    Family Buying Decisions During the Holidays
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 02, 2010) - As the Holiday shopping season kicks into high gear, the current economic climate weighs heavily on the minds of retailers. UAlbany Assistant Professor of Marketing Suraj Commuri provides insight on what businesses can expect, household shopping decisions and online retailing.

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    Life of Challenges Spurs Rockefeller Grad to Academic Achievement, Prestigious Senate Fellowship
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 02, 2010) - When Aaron Gladd walks across the stage at the University at Albany's Winter Commencement Ceremony at SEFCU Arena, it will be the culmination of a long journey marked by hardship and determination. On Sunday, Dec. 5, he will earn his master's degree in public administration.

  • The SEFCU Arena on UAlbany's Uptown Campus
    UAlbany Winter Commencement to Award Nearly 1,000 Degrees
    ALBANY, N.Y. (December 01, 2010) - UAlbany conferred 561 bachelor's and 434 graduate degrees (285 were master's, 69 doctoral) at Winter Commencement, Dec. 5 in SEFCU Arena. Ted Anderson '82, managing partner of Kilgore & Kilgore, one the oldest law firms in Dallas, Tex., delivered the keynote address.