The RNA Institute, in partnership with St. Louis-based Sigma-Aldrich, will bring together leading researchers from across New York State to discuss state-of-the-art scientific and technological innovations at an RNA symposium on January 23. A 3-day workshop on synthetic and viral-based systems for gene silencing will also be held.
Steve Severin ’08 began developing modern business skills long before entering the workforce. “I had a keen interest in both finance and technology,” said Severin, now a senior technology auditor with American Express. "I could see that a dual degree of finance and information technology management at UAlbany was the route to go.”
In recognition of Sustainability Week, UAlbany is launching a series of environmental initiatives aimed at reducing its carbon footprint and enhancing career opportunities for students. Most notably, beginning in the fall of 2013, undergraduates are able to enroll in a multidisciplinary sustainability minor.
The 13-year collaboration between the National Weather Service (NWS) and the University at Albany’s Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES) will continue through September 2016, thanks to a new three-year award from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The Center for Technology in Government and the UAlbany - Albany Law School Institute for Financial Market Regulation will hold an expert workshop on information sharing and coordination challenges in financial market regulation on Nov. 14 in Washington DC. Financial services, regulatory, and academic experts will attend.
The University holds Connect-to-Community Week as part of its third annual Community Service Month, designed to encourage volunteerism, advance University-community partnerships, and increase student and faculty involvement in community-based learning and research.
Dorcey Applyrs and Theresa Schalk Taylor are poised, confident and articulate leaders who credit UAlbany’s Center for Women in Government & Civil Society (CWGCS) with developing their leadership skills so that they can improve the lives of City of Albany residents.
Tech commercialization expert Michael Shimazu is appointed Associate VP of Business Partnerships and Economic Development, a new position in which he will manage and advance UAlbany's public-private partnerships, including the Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex (E-TEC) initiative and the University’s START-UP NY program.
Allyson Impallomeni didn’t ask for much when she arrived at the University at Albany in 2006. “I wanted a phenomenal, affordable education,” she said. She found that and a lot more through her own initiative and the broad range of opportunities offered at UAlbany.