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UAlbany to Giants Training Camp Visitors: Let's Podiate
Walking tour leads visitors from Giants training camp to University landmarks

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150, (mediarelations@uamail.albany.edu)

ALBANY, N.Y. (July 22, 2008) -- The University at Albany-SUNY invites visitors of the New York Giants Training Camp, in its 13th year at UAlbany, to tour the campus. The five-stop walking tour includes a stroll around the University's prominent academic podium, an architecturally-unique modernist structure featuring 13 academic buildings and two distinctive fountains on a raised platform, where students and visitors socialize, or "podiate." The campus was designed by renowned architect Edward Durell Stone.

The self-guided tour also highlights other campus landmarks:

Minerva -- Embodying the Strong Foundation of a UAlbany Education

The Campus Center

Academic Podium -- Experience UAlbany's Modern Vision

Performing Arts Center and Art Museum -- A Regional Home for Culture

University Hall Where a World of Opportunity Begins

Walking tour brochures are available online.

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