Four University at Albany RNA scientists are collaborating with leading researchers from the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to advance new biomedical technologies through The RNA Institute’s Interdisciplinary Pilot Research Program.
This semester, the University at Albany will host a number of renowned authors, art exhibits and a special concert commemorating Black History Month. These activities are open to both the campus community and the community-at-large.
Nearly 1,300 people – from students to executives – packed The Egg in Albany as Dr. Atul Gawande and a panel of local leaders started the conversation on meaningful health care reform during a free public forum, "Health Care in the 21st Century: A Community Call to Action."
The University at Albany’s College of Computing and Information will host the 5th Annual Global Game Jam Jan. 25-27. The weekend event begins at 4 p.m. Jan. 25 in UAlbany’s Campus Center Room 375 and ends at 5 p.m. Jan. 27 with a presentation of the completed games. The Game Jam supports the development of video and board games.
Lani Guinier, the first black woman to be appointed to a tenured professorship at Harvard Law School, is the featured speaker at the University at Albany’s 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Black History Month Luncheon at noon on Thursday, Feb. 7, in the University’s Campus Center Ballroom.
With childhood obesity recognized as a growing national problem, a University at Albany School of Public Health study finds that a majority of food advertisements in magazines targeting parents emphasize products of poor nutritional quality that may contribute to unhealthy weight gain.
UAlbany President Dr. Robert Jones has been appointed the new Regional Council Co-chair for the Capital Region Economic Development Council. Dr. Jones will lead the regional council in collaboration with council co-chair and Albany Medical Center President James J. Barba, filling the position vacated by RPI President Shirley Jackson.