UAlbany Hosts Biomedical Engineering-Themed Junior FIRST Lego League Expo
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 22, 2011) - Elementary school children will have the opportunity to connect technology and the real world when UAlbany's College of Computing and Information, Girl Scouts of Northeastern NY and local businesses bring a Lego-inspired expo to the Campus Center Ballroom on Saturday, March 26, at 1 p.m.
UAlbany Community Pitches in to Clean Up Pine Hills Neighborhood
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 19, 2011) - With rakes, brooms and trash bags, teams of UAlbany students and community members worked together on March 18 to clean up the Pine Hills neighborhood. The effort was organized by UAlbany alumna LeeFrances Sweet, ’09, the UAlbany Student Association, and the Graduate Student Organization.
UAlbany Launches 2 Relief Initiatives for Japan
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 18, 2011) - As the University at Albany announced a new relief fund to aid Japanese families, it notified 21 SUNY students on its partner campuses in Japan they should leave the nation as soon as possible. UAlbany will provide logistic and financial assistance to the students in getting back to the U.S.
UAlbany Students Peel Back the Layers of Early Human Development
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 16, 2011) - On the Pacific coast of Mexico, UAlbany students are at work examining an early agricultural settlement. Through the project, headed by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Robert M. Rosenswig, students receive the necessary experience to apply for archaeology jobs with state and federal government.
Chimpanzee Study Sheds Light on Natural History of HIV
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 16, 2011) - A University at Albany biologist's research in African chimpanzee populations may provide new insights into the natural history of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIVcpz), and the origins of HIV-AIDS.
Cost at the Pump: Impact of Rising Oil Prices
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 15, 2011) - The price of gasoline has risen dramatically in the last month, raising concerns of a "double dip" recession in the United States. UAlbany Distinguished Professor of Economics Kajal Lahiri discusses why the price of gasoline has spiked and when American drivers can expect some relief.
Rockefeller College Spring 2011 Policy Conversations Continue
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 09, 2011) - Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy’s Spring 2011 Policy Conversations feature experts on a wide variety of domestic and international public policy issues. The program continues on Thursday, March 17, with Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb.
NanoCollege and Downstate Med Link for Next Generation in Medical Research
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 04, 2011) - In a pioneering initiative to prepare a new generation of research physicians, UAlbany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering & SUNY Downstate Medical Center have established a dual degree program to bring nanomedicine innovations to transform prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Pi (π) Day: Celebrating Math in Daily Life
Named after the mathematical constant whose value is the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle, Pi Day is commemorated on March 14 -- or 3.14 -- Pi's approximate value. UAlbany Associate Professor of Mathematics Cristian Lenart discusses how the equation has relevance today.
Bill Clinton at UAlbany
Former President Clinton spoke at SEFCU Arena before 4,500 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of UAlbany Wednesday. The event was part of the Student Association's World Within Reach Speaker Series.
Holocaust Scholars Deliver Spring Lecture Series Beginning March 7
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 02, 2011) - Leading scholars, including UAlbany Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Berel Lang, will offer a series of talks at the University at Albany during the spring 2011 semester on moral, philosophical, and historical questions concerning the Nazi Holocaust.