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Media Advisory: UAlbany Bolsters Commitment to Sustainability with New Transportation Initiatives to Reduce Campus, Global Carbon Footprint

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150



Destination Green

The University at Albany will announce two new transportation initiatives aimed at reducing harmful carbon emissions on campus and across the nation.

ALBANY, N.Y. (September 21, 2009) -- What: 
State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will join the University at Albany community to announce two new transportation initiatives aimed at reducing harmful carbon emissions on campus and across the nation.

Both  initiatives fulfill the Chancellorís SUNY-wide mission to address the challenge of climate change and global warming and demonstrate the importance of public-private partnerships in furthering UAlbany research and programming.


* Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor, State University of New York

* George M. Philip, President, University at Albany

* Donald Siegel, Dean, School of Business

* Sanjay Goel, Associate Professor, School of Business

* Marilyn Reznick, Regional Vice President, AT&T Public Affairs

* Robert G. Callender, Vice President for Programs, New York State Energy Research Development Authority

* Mary Ellen Mallia, Director, Office of Environmental Sustainability

1:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2009

University Hall Atrium, University at Albany uptown campus, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany

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