Vellutino and Jacobson Named to Distinguished Rank
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 25, 2011) - Two University at Albany faculty members, Frank R. Vellutino and Trudi E. Jacobson, have been awarded the highest academic rank in the State University of New York system. Vellutino has been named a Distinguished Professor; Jacobson has been named to the Distinguished Librarian rank.
University Receives National Honor for Community Service
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 23, 2011) - The University at Albany is named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service for its leadership among institutions of higher education in support of volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.
UAlbany Student Athletes Compete in NCAAs
The residence halls are mostly empty and parking lots are a little less crowded now that Spring Commencement at the University at Albany has come and gone. But several student athletes are still on campus as a result of their teams' unprecedented success.
From Degree to Employment: Navigating the Job Market in 2011
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 13, 2011) - UAlbany's Assistant Director of Career Services Noah Simon is an expert on career analysis, individualized career development plans, interview training and salary negotiation. He discusses the ins and outs of navigating the job market with a newly minted bachelor's degree in hand.
Class of 2011: Theresa Tobin, 9/11 First Responder
Albany, N.Y. (May 15, 2011) -- As a 9/11 first responder, Theresa Tobin was literally blown out of her shoes, suffering serious injuries as well as a setback to her doctoral studies. But on May 14, Tobin, a deputy inspector in the NYPD, graduated with a UAlbany doctorate in criminal justice.
UAlbany Class of 2011: Ruky Tijani: A Victor, not a Victim
Albany, N.Y. (May 15, 2011) - Growing up economically disadvantaged, Rukayatu “Ruky” Tijani was 5 when she learned about famed jurist Thurgood Marshall. She has dreamed of becoming a lawyer ever since. Tijani graduates from UAlbany and now heads to the University of California, Berkeley, law school.
Undefeated Women's Lacrosse Advances to America East Championship
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 03, 2011) - After completing their first undefeated season, UAlbany's women's lacrosse players are preparing to host the America East Conference Tournament at John Fallon Field on Thursday, May 5. The team will host New Hampshire at 1 p.m., with a place in Saturday's championship game on the line.
CTG Tool to Aid Obama Administration Open Government Initiative
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 09, 2011) - UAlbany's Center for Technology in Government has released a new tool for government leaders, the Open Government Portfolio Public Value Assessment Tool, to enable better-informed decision-making about open government investments.
The Death of Osama bin Laden: What it Means for the War on Terror
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 03, 2011) - Terrorism expert Victor Asal disusses the ramifications of the death of terror mastermind Osama bin Laden at the hands of U.S. Special Forces. Asal is the director of the Center for Policy Research at UAlbany's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.