University at Albany faculty, staff, students, alumni and fans gathered for the Celebration of Champions, an event to honor the Great Danes women’s and men's basketball teams for their outstanding 2012-13 season.
The University at Albany’s legislative program serves as a major pipeline for students wishing to gain practical internship experience in the New York State Assembly and Senate. This spring, 114 UAlbany students are serving as session interns in the NYS Assembly. Another 19 are assigned to the NYS Senate.
Honors College senior Corine Giroux, raised on one of the largest poultry farms in New York State, at UAlbany combines her love for animals with a focus on science to head to one of the world’s leading veterinary schools this fall.
UAlbany is collaborating with the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA) to promote enhanced Earth and space science education and literacy to its students. NESTA is home to the "Windows to the Universe" website, which promotes the importance of Earth and space science education.
On Sunday, April 21 from 1 – 4 p.m., the University at Albany will host the first annual “Family Earth Day” designed to celebrate the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day and to raise community awareness about recycling, the atmosphere and environmental science research.
Two doctors and brothers who were imprisoned in Iran for their efforts on behalf of AIDS patients, a pioneer in the area of nanomechanical sensors, and a fifth grade reading teacher in North Colonie are among 15 honored April 20 with a 2013 University at Albany Alumni Association Excellence Award.
Biomedical researchers, industry leaders and policymakers convened recently to discuss ways to foster collaboration among Capital Region institutions that will translate basic scientific research into practical, commercial healthcare applications.