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July Campus News

All in the Family
A career in law enforcement is all in the family for Emily Tashjian, who graduated from Guilderland High School on June 29 and who will be a criminal justice major at the University at Albany-SUNY in the fall.

SPH Recent Grad Named Public Management Intern 
Joe Katagiri, a May University at Albany School of Public Health graduate, has been named a New York State Public Management Intern (PMI) with the New York State Department of Health (DOH).

UAlbany Students Tackle Sustainability at Professor's Farm  
Gary Kleppel doesn't just talk about sustainability. He lives it.
The University at Albany-SUNY biology professor directs the
Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy program.

University at Albany-SUNY Center for Human Services Research Receives Grant to Help At-Risk Families
The Center for Human Services Research (CHSR), School of Social Welfare, has received a grant from Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey (PCA-NJ).

Birkhead to Chair National Vaccine Advisory Committee 
Guthrie S. Birkhead, associate professor of epidemiology at UAlbany's School of Public Health, and deputy commissioner of public health for the New York State Department of Health, will chair a national vaccine advisory committee.

MBA Students Take Care of Business in Budapest
University at Albany-SUNY students in the evening and weekend MBA programs are in Budapest this week as they visit seven companies there and immerse themselves in Hungarian business, history and culture.

Critical Maintenance Proceeds on Schedule at Indian Quad
Work on Indian Quad, including upgrading fire alarm systems in six low-rise buildings, is proceeding on schedule, and will be finished before students return for the fall semester.

Study: Exposure to PCBs Reduces Thyroid Function in Children
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 1, 2008) -- Adolescents exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) demonstrate reduced thyroid function, according to a new report by researchers at UAlbany's Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities.

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