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Werner Recognized for Service to City of Albany
Professor Michael R. Werner was recently honored by Albany Mayor Gerald D. Jennings at a ceremony thanking him for his work as city archaeologist.

UAlbany's Emeritus Center Hosts Expert on Russia May 28
The University at Albany's Emeritus Center will host a conversation with Barbara Jancar-Webster of the Albany/Tula Alliance on May 28 at 4 p.m.

Jessica Nadeau Selected for National Delta Omega Poster Session
School of Public Health graduate Jessica Nadeau has been selected to present at the national Delta Omega poster session at the 2008 American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting Oct. 25-29 in San Diego, Calif. 

UAlbany's Yvette Nsiah Competes for Miss Universe in July
Yvette Nsiah, a student at the University at Albany, has been crowned Miss Universe Ghana, and will compete for the title of Miss Universe in Nha Trang, Vietnam, on July 14.

Sociology Department News
University at Albany-SUNY sociologists are winning awards, and teaching or conducting research internationally.

2008 Senior Memoirs: Jennifer Roman
In the summer of 2004, I attended freshman orientation, wondering what I would do with the rest of my life. 

2008 Senior Memoirs: Zakhar Berkovich
When one comes to college it is so important to find a person you can relate to, talk to, and ask advice of when your parents are away and the only means of communicating with them are via cell phone or e-mail. 

2008 Senior Memoirs: Nick Fahrenkopf
As I stand here before you on this momentous occasion, I canít help but feel moved that I was chosen to speak today. Iím reminded of the words of the wise and noble Will Ferrell.

Bouchard Named VP for Student Success
George M. Philip, interim president of the University at Albany-SUNY, announced the appointment of Christine Bouchard as vice president for the Division of Student Success.

The University at Albany-SUNY 2008 Excellence Awards
Each year, the University honors special members of its community with Excellence Awards denoting sustained and profound contributions to the life of the campus. Eighteen faculty and staff members received this tribute in 2008.
 

UAlbany Ranks Third in State in Most Recycled Materials
Students and faculty helped boost UAlbanyís rank in the national Recyclemania competition this year, with a 30 percent increase in recyclables per person over last year.

UAlbany-SUNY Junior Chosen for National Leadership Council
Nina Konar, a junior at the University at Albany-SUNY, was awarded a position on the National Leadership Council of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) for the 2008-2009 academic year.

Six Honored at UAlbany-SUNY with Chancellor's Award
Six individuals at the University at Albany-SUNY were honored recently with the Chancellor's Award for Excellence, the SUNY system's highest award.

Awards and Honors, University at Albany-SUNY College of Arts & Sciences
From the College of Arts & Sciences Today newsletter, Spring 2008

University at Albany-SUNY Students Win Marketing Awards
The New York Capital Region Chapter of the American Marketing Association recently announced that four UAlbany students, Jennifer Brown, Oiza Garba, Scott DeMarco, and Cathie Wright, have won the 2008 AMA Student Scholarship.

Wulfert Appointed CAS Dean
George M. Philip, interim president of the University at Albany-SUNY, announced the appointment of Edelgard Wulfert to serve as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for a three-year term.

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