Smarter All the Time: The Freshman Class
by Greta Petry (September
This fall’s entering freshman class is the strongest academically
that Director of Admissions Robert Andrea has seen since
he joined the University at Albany four years ago.
NanoTech to Receive Federal Appropriation
U.S. Rep. John Sweeney (R-Clifton Park) visited the
Center for Environ mental Sciences and Technology Management
(CESTM) August 12 to announce a $5 million appropriation
for Albany Nano Tech at the University at Albany. The
funding will enable the center to focus on developing
technologies that will help the U.S. Navy to run ships
on electric power so that they perform more quickly,
quietly, and cleanly. Research related to these technologies
also promises to have important applications to such
fields as health care, energy, and homeland security.
and Delinquency Wins National Research Award
by Greta Petry
(September 12, 2003)
A recent book by University at Albany professor Terence
Thornberry and his colleagues, Gangs and Delinquency
in Developmental Perspective (Cambridge University Press),
has won the American Society of Criminology’s 2003 Michael
J. Hindelang Award for the most outstanding contribution
to research in criminology. More>>
Offers Host of New Services
by Mary Fiess
(September 12, 2003)
With a click of a mouse, UAlbany faculty, staff, and
students now have access to a host of new services online
via the University’s Web site. More>>
Development Center Gets a Boost from Target
(October 22, 2003)
Target Corporation team members (in red) and Career
Development Center (CDC) Recruiting Coordinator Kathy
Hornberger, far right, look on as Assistant Vice President
for Student Affairs Christine Bouchard, third from left,
and CDC Interim Director Marie Rabideau, center, accept
a donation from Target's District Recruiter Earl O'Bryant.
The presentation was made Oct. 22 at CDC, and will be
used to enhance and update student resources.
Donation Boosts UAlbany's English Learning and Achievement
(October 15, 2003)
Interim Vice President for Research Jeryl Mumpower,
left, and Associate Dean of the School of Education
Azara Santiago-Rivera, far right, accept a donation
from Verizon Reads Director Nancy Williams for the University's
National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement.
The presentation was made Oct. 11.