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UAlbany's Center for Human Services Research Evaluates Mental Health Care System
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 26, 2008) -- The University at Albany's Center for Human Services Research (CHSR) was awarded a $1.2 million grant to evaluate the Orange County (N.Y.) System of Care Initiative.

Video Available  UAlbany National Death Penalty Archives Add Papers of "America's Foremost Death Penalty Historian"
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 26, 2008) -- The University at Albany announced the addition of the records and research of M. Watt Espy on executions in America to its National Death Penalty Archive (NDPA).

UAlbany Bolsters "Global Thinking" with Launch of Globalization Studies Major
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 25, 2008) -- UAlbany today launched its undergraduate major in Globalization Studies, designed to expand students' world view and prepare them for interactions around the globe.

SPH Researcher Studies Impact of Changing Health Behaviors on Aging with $1.2 Million NIH Grant
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 24, 2008) -- Benjamin A. Shaw, associate professor in the School of Public Health, has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine how health behaviors and lifestyles evolve.

Media Advisory: Trade Expert Lori Wallach Joins UAlbany to Launch Globalization Studies Major
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 23, 2008) -- Trade expert and author Lori Wallach joins UAlbany to launch its undergraduate major in Globalization Studies, designed to prepare students for economic, social, political and environmental interactions.

UAlbany's Five Quad Volunteer Service Dedicates New Ambulance with Help of 2008 Senior Class Gift
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 16, 2008) -- State and local leaders and local emergency services joined UAlbany's Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance Service to celebrate the generosity of the 2008 Senior Class Gift, which helped purchase an ambulance.

Jamaica Governor General Lectures on the Caribbean and Global Economy
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 16, 2008) -- The Governor General of Jamaica will present the lecture, "Caribbean Development Within the New Global Economy."

UAlbany Psychology Professor Tests New Treatment for Bulimia
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 15, 2008) -- University at Albany Psychology Professor Drew Anderson is testing the efficacy of an alternative treatment to bulimia nervosa (BN), a debilitating eating disorder.

Media Advisory: University at Albany and Albany Law School Announce Academic Program Partnership
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 10, 2008) -- The University at Albany School of Business and Albany Law School will sign an agreement for a collaborative academic partnership that enhances the schools' programs in graduate-level business and law.

University at Albany and Albany Law School Partner to Offer J.D./M.B.A. Degree
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 12, 2008) -- UAlbany's School of Business and Albany Law School today announced a cooperative J.D. and M.B.A. program, allowing students to simultaneously pursue and complete law and graduate-level business degrees.

Media Advisory: UAlbany, Albany Police Department, College of Saint Rose Promote Safety with Neighborhood Tour
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 11, 2008) -- Experts from the UAlbany, Albany Police Department, and the College of Saint Rose will take a late-night walk through neighborhoods and talk to students about how to maximize their personal safety.

UAlbany School of Public Health Establishes Center for Global Health
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 10, 2008) -- The University at Albany School of Public Health today announced the establishment of the Center for Global Health.

Study Reveals a Man's Face Conveys Information About His Body, Strength, and Sexual Behavior
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 9, 2008) -- A  woman choosing a potential partner based solely on a portrait photograph stands a good chance of being happy with the result.

New Center Puts International Health Concerns at Forefront of UAlbany School of Public Health Initiatives

ALBANY, N.Y. (September 9, 2008) -- UAlbany will announce a new center focusing on global health, leveraging the School of Public Health's international collaborations, research and programs to engage students and offer a broad world view.

University at Albany Research Grants Total Record $391.7 Million in '07-08
ALBANY, N.Y. -- University at Albany faculty attracted a record $391.7 million in research awards in 2007-08, an increase of 39 percent from the previous year.

Arts and Entertainment's Miller Heads UAlbany TV
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 8, 2008) -- The University at Albany has appointed Paul Miller, a 20-year veteran of broadcast and cable television, as the director of programming and production of its television channels and Web video initiatives.

Video Available  New UAlbany Center Confronts National Workforce Shortage of Science and Technology Graduates
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 3, 2008) -- The University at Albany today established an NSF funded center committed to addressing dramatic nationwide workforce shortfalls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Clash of the Quads Rivalry Returns to University at Albany Sept. 6
ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 3, 2008) Defending champion University Apartments will face off against the competition at Clash of the Quads on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Collins Circle.

UAlbany Announces New Initiative to Reverse National Trend of Falling Enrollments in Science and Technology
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 2, 2008) -- The University at Albany will announce a new NSF-funded initiative to strengthen the workforce by reversing the national trend of declining enrollment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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