July 2006 News Releases

Partnerships Essential for State Government Digital Information Preservation According to UAlbany's Center for Technology in Government
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 25, 2006) -- The Center for Technology in Government (CTG) at the University at Albany has released Preserving State Government Digital Information: A Baseline Report and State Government Digital Preservation Profiles. The report is based on results generated from a survey administered in January of 2006 to state/territorial librarians, archivists, and records managers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and four U.S. territories, and was designed to create a state government digital information preservation baseline. More>>

University at Albany President Kermit L. Hall Appointed to Special Commission on the Future of New York State Courts
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 25, 2006) -- University at Albany President Kermit L. Hall, a constitutional law scholar and expert on the Supreme Court of the United States, has been appointed to New York State Chief Judge Judith Kaye's Special Commission on the Future of New York State Courts. The commission, announced during Judge Kaye's 2006 State of the Judiciary Address, will assess the effectiveness of the current court structure in New York, and make recommendations to modernize the state's courts to enable them to better meet the needs and expectations of New Yorkers in the 21st century. More>>

National Newborn Screening Follow-Up and Oversight Needs Improvement According to UAlbany Researchers
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 17, 2006) -- The current process within states and territories for following up on and monitoring the care of newborns with disorders diagnosed by state newborn screening programs is in need of formalization, standardization and improved quality management, according to Timothy J. Hoff, an associate professor of health policy and management at the University at Albany's School of Public Health. More>>

University at Albany Receives $350,000 from NYS Department of Education to Assist Ethnically Underrepresented Students
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 12, 2006) -- The New York State Department of Education has granted University at Albany Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) and Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) $350,000 to assist in bringing ethnically underrepresented students into the study of science and technology. More>>

U.S. Department of Education Funds UAlbany Program to Reduce High-Risk Drinking Rates Among Student-Athletes
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 10, 2006) -- The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has awarded the University at Albany's Counseling Center a $300,000 grant to reduce high-risk drinking among athletes. More>>


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