Campus Update
January 2007

Lead a Discussion Group for the UAlbany Reading Project
Volunteers are needed to lead discussion groups for the UAlbany Reading Project. The 2006-07 Campus Book is Elizabeth Kolbert's Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change. More>>

Peterson Wins Grant to Study Gang Prevention
Dana Peterson of the School of Criminal Justice is participating in a major study of a nationwide school-based gang prevention program. More>>

UAlbany Joins Priority in Partnership at Harriman
University at Albany Officer in Charge and Provost Susan Herbst joined Harriman Research and Technology Development Corp. (HRTDC) Chairman John Egan and Albany Mayor Gerald Jennings on Dec. 7 in welcoming Priority Connections to the Harriman Business Center as the newest member of Tech Valley. More>>

UAlbany Hillel Students Travel to Israel During Winter Break
Some 40 UAlbany students are attending a free, 10-day trip to Israel Jan. 6-16 through Taglit-birthright Israel and Hillel. More>>

UAlbany Students Set New Record in Library Use
The main University Library kept its doors open around the clock from 1 a.m. Dec. 13 to Dec. 21, offering extended hours to students during the final exam period for the first time.  More>>

PDP Open House Set for Jan. 11
The Professional Development Program (PDP) of Rockefeller College is holding an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at its new offices and training center in the University Administration Building (UAB) at 1215 Western Ave., Albany. More>>
Books in Brief >>
  • Meyer Releases New Book
  • Dozier Writes Responsive Literacy Coaching
  • Kamberelis Publishes Theory for Education
Faculty/Staff >>
  • Chartock Honored with New Paltz Alumni Award
  • Monokroussos Discusses Monetary Policy
  • Lahiri, Kinal Tapped for Symposium


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