The University at Albany Foundation will honor internationally renowned Holocaust scholar and Union College professor of history Stephen M. Berk and Albany Medical Center President and CEO James J. Barba as the 2013 Citizen Laureates.
UAlbany is advancing plans to establish an Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex that will bring together researchers, entrepreneurs and investors to drive competitiveness in key industries. The hub of the complex would be a new $165 million research and development facility.
A four-day symposium features two Nobel Laureates and more than 300 delegates from 20 countries in the global scientific community presenting their thoughts and views on the evolution of life. Albany 2013: The 18th Conversation will be presented by the departments of Chemistry and Biological Sciences on June 11- 15.
President Jones, joined by U.S. Congressman Paul Tonko and SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, praised a $9.4 million, 15,000-square-foot laboratory expansion of UAlbany's The RNA Institute, which positions the Institute as New York’s national resource for RNA technology development, innovation and commercialization.
Diane Dewar received a second U.S. Faculty Scholar Grant to teach Health Promotion over the Life Span simultaneously in Albany and in Vietnam through distance learning and using webinars, Skype and online components.
The RNA Institute announces the addition of two senior research scientists, Ken Halvorsen and Maria Basanta Sanchez, to support its collaborative efforts to combat the most difficult of human diseases. In addition, the Institute appoints two program and financial management administrators. Taryn Davila-Webster and Lisset Drislane.
HUD Housing Report Shows Same-Sex Couples Experience Unequal Treatment
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the nation's first national study examining housing discrimination against same-sex couples in the private rental market. The study was led by University at Albany Associate Professor of Sociology Samantha Friedman and conducted by M. Davis and Company.
Eleven UAlbany faculty and staff are among the 312 recipients of the '12-'13 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. Presented annually to SUNY faculty and staff, the Chancellor’s Awards encompass six categories: faculty service, librarianship, professional service, scholarship and creative activities, teaching, and classified service.