Joint Study Unearths Link Between Industrialization, Melting of Tropical Glaciers
ALBANY, N.Y. (June 29, 2011) -- A 3°C rise in air temperature and the warming of the tropical Pacific Ocean are mainly linked to tropical glacial melt during the past 10,000 years -- a process that has accelerated with the onset of industrialization -- according to UAlbany Assistant Prof. Mathias Vuille and a team of French researchers.
A Home-Grown Strategy for Economic Growth
ALBANY, N.Y. (June, 2011) -- By Rockefeller Institute Director Thomas Gais: Since the start of the Great Recession in late 2007, the US economy has suffered a prolonged, crippling bout of unemployment -- accompanied by a tide of pessimism about the future and an ideological debate over what to do.
New Business School Building Rises as School Receives Elite Dual Accreditation
ALBANY, N.Y. (June 15, 2011) -- At a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new $64 million UAlbany School of Business building, President Philip announced the School has earned an elite distinction – re-accreditation of both its business administration and accounting programs by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Medicaid Really Does Help Patients -- In Oregon, At Least
UAlbany President George M. Philip and Capital Region leaders praised Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for introducing legislation to implement the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program, which calls for a fair, predictable, and responsible tuition policy over a five-year period for the SUNY campuses.
UAlbany Students and Staff Spread Hope in Haiti
University at Albany students, alumni, and staff are bringing conditions in Haiti to the forefront as the devastated nation continues to struggle back from the January 2010 earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people. Sixteen UAlbany students spent a week in May helping out in Haiti.