Campus Update
July 2007

Huh: "We Had to Do Something"
University at Albany graduates think and act globally, and use their talents to better the world.

Carpenter Named to State Energy Task Force
David Carpenter, M.D., director of the Institute for Health and Environment at UAlbany's School of Public Health, and professor of Environmental Health Sciences, has been named to New York's Renewable Energy Task Force.

Zikry Applies Game Theory to Global Economics
Emad Zikry, B.S. '72, founder of Vanderbilt Capital Advisors, recently warned the Capital Region business community that the stock market will become significantly more volatile in the future.

Exhibit Highlights Galembo's Mystical Photographs
For some 20 years, UAlbany photography professor Phyllis Galembo has traveled to far away spots to photograph the visually stunning costumes worn by traditional priests and priestesses, carnival masqueraders, dancers, and Haitian vodou practitioners.

King 'Capitalized' On UAlbany Pre-Law Experience
Even as a freshman in 2003, Chris King had a goal and a plan - attend law school after his University at Albany graduation, and use the public policy strengths of UAlbany's Rockefeller College to get him there.

UAlbany Faculty Organize International Physics Conference
University at Albany faculty Kevin Knuth and Ariel Caticha of the Department of Physics, and Carlos Rodriguez of Mathematics and Statistics, are among the organizers of an international science and math conference that runs July 8-13 in Saratoga Springs.

New Contemporary Exhibition Opens July 12
The work of two influential contemporary artists, Judith Linhares and James Siena, will be featured in a new exhibition opening July 12 at the University Art Museum.

Gage to Serve on NIH Study Section
Timothy B. Gage, professor of anthropology and director of statistics and computing for the Center for Social and Demographic Analysis, has accepted an invitation from the Department of Health and Human Services of the National Institutes of Health to serve as a member of the Social Sciences and Population Studies Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.


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