David Fitzjarrald, a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Environmental Sciences at UAlbany's Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC), will collaborate with scientists at the University of Western Pará (UFOPa), Santarém, Brazil, to analyze Amazon rain forest measurements to assess how the climate is being affected by deforestation.
University Libraries and the Center for Distance Learning at Empire State College have collaborated to offer a new Massive Open Online Course, Metaliteracy MOOC. Metaliteracy will empower learners beyond the search and retrieval of static documents to the collaborative production and sharing of dynamic information online.
UAlbany Atmospheric Sciences Research Center Professor Fangqun Yu is leading a group of researchers to study aerosols in the atmosphere and their effects on chemical processes impacting air quality, radiation, atmospheric chemistry, and the Earth’s climate — a critical step forward in predicting future climate patterns on Earth.
UAlbany's Center for Women in Government & Civil Society announces the recipients of the 2013 Women in Public Service Leadership Awards, recognizing outstanding service and achievements by women who have made a substantive difference in effecting significant change, and making the community, the state, and the world a better place.