Campus Update
May 2007

Leading Caribbean Scholar on Campus this Fall
The University at Albany is bringing Patricia Mohammed, a visiting professor from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad, to campus this fall.

Lawrence Daly Celebrates 50 Years of Teaching Chemistry at UAlbany
Lawrence Daly went to school in a one-room schoolhouse near Hudson Falls, N.Y., where there was one teacher for all grades. He liked science.

UAlbany Students Climb for Others
UAlbany students Joseph Fazioli and Christopher Keefe spent part of their spring break climbing Mount Whitney in California – and helped raise money for inner-city youth in the process.

Horton Named Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Dean of Graduate Studies Marjorie Pryse announced April 20 that Professor Hayward D. Horton has accepted an appointment as associate dean of Graduate Studies, beginning summer 2007.

UAlbany Students Play Starring Role in Curbing Underage Drinking
Seven University at Albany students from the Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program are "starring" in a state public service campaign that is aimed at combating underage drinking by college students.

UAlbany Dean Receives CUNY Distinguished Alumni Honor
The journey from being a graduate student in political science at a public university to being the dean of a college which encompasses political science at a public university would seem a rather direct one.

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition Opens at University Art Museum
Emerging artists receive their first opportunity to debut their work within the larger art world and also offer area viewers a window into contemporary issues in the visual arts when the Spring 2007 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition exhibit opens May 4 at the University Art Museum.


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