Nearly 30 years ago, James Acker left a thriving law practice in North Carolina to pursue a Ph.D. and a career in academia at the University at Albany.Read More
October 9 event boasts nearly 30 UAlbany authors, a farmers' market, and student performances
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 21, 2010) -- The University at Albany campus goes into high gear on Saturday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., when it welcomes the community to the Fall Festival and Book Fair 2010 during Homecoming weekend.
Symposium Seeks to Reinvigorate Research into Criminal Sentencing
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 17, 2010) -- According to criminological scholars, empirical study of criminal sentencing has stagnated, despite the growing policy discussion at the state and federal levels about mass incarceration and reentry.
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 17, 2010) -- The School of Public Health celebrates 25 years of academic and research excellence in 2010-11 with a series of lectures, a film and fiction series and special events.
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 15, 2010) -- Six distinguished researchers at UAlbany will bring their academic expertise to Europe, Mexico and Africa after being named Fulbright Scholars for 2010-2011. They join a select group of faculty from around the nation who travel abroad in an effort to help build mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries.
UAlbany students receive a first-hand lesson in fire prevention during September's National Campus Fire Safety Month
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 13, 2010) -- The University at Albany Office of Environmental Health and Safety provides students with fire safety training in a unique way for the second straight year.
New York Office of Cyber Security, UAlbany Center for Technology in Government Partner to Launch New Broadband Internet Speed Testing Website
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 13, 2010) -- New York residents are invited to participate in a process that will contribute to the State's efforts to increase high-speed Internet access by testing the speed of their broadband Internet connection. A new website, www.nyspeedtest.org, allows residents to partake in the speed test that will help New York map uunderserved areas.
Family thanks student body for coming together to support "Hannah's Hope" in the $250,000 Pepsi Refresh Challenge "Good Ideas" national competition
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 2, 2010) -- The University at Albany campus was "thrilled" upon learning late Wednesday that Hannah's Hope was one of the top two finalists in the $250,000 Pepsi Refresh "Good Ideas" Challenge to advance required clinical trials by the FDA to help find a cure for Giant Axonal Neuropathy.
New semester brings expansions, milestones, School of Business building groundbreaking
ALBANY, N.Y. (August 30, 2010) -- The University at Albany boasts a highly accomplished academic class of incoming freshman, with nearly one-quarter of the 2,250 students ranking in the top 10 percent of their high school class.