Spring 1999 Albany Magazine















On the cover: Geochemist John Delano

Photo: Gary Gold, B.S.'70

Contents

Features .................

John Delano is a geochemist, Dean Falk is a paleoanthropologist, and Caro-Beth Stewart is a molecular biologist. But all three University scientists are shaping our understanding of who we are and where we came from.

John Delano: The Clues in Moon Rocks
     By Claudia Ricci

Dean Falk: Brains and Evolution
     By Greta Petry

Caro-Beth Stewart: In and Out of Africa
     By Greta Petry

Profiles of Thomas Constantine, M.A.í71, head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; U.S. Reps. Michael P. Forbes, B.A.í83, and John M. McHugh, M.P.A.í77; and Bob Bellafiore, B.A.í82, one of the top aides to Gov. George Pataki.

Thomas A. Constantine: The Down-to-Earth Guy at the Top
     By Carol Olechowski

Michael P. Forbes and John M. McHugh: From One Capital to Another
     By Lisa James

Robert Bellafiore: Bellafiore: Striking A Balance
     By Vinny Reda


Plus a look at the Universityís new Washington Semester program, where students are learning firsthand about what itís like to work in the nationís capital.

Washington, D.C. Is Albany's Classroom
     By Christine Hanson McKnight

Talking to Teenagers: Itís Definitely Worth It

University social psychologist James Jaccard has important advice for parents: Talk to your teenagers, especially about issues like sex and alcohol; you can influence their behavior.

By Mary Fiess

Departments ...........

Sports

Darcie (head coach) and Joe (assistant coach) Trapasso continue to build a tennis program that will be ready to compete at the Division I level.

Tennis With An Attitude
By Bob Weiner

News & Notes

Faculty Books By Suzanne Grudzinski

Principles & Applications of Imaging Radar: Manual of Remote Sensing
Edited and co-authored by Floyd M. Henderson

Ideology and Inscription: 'Cultural Studies' after Benjamin, de Man, and Bakhtin
By Tom Cohen

Emergence of American Zionism
By Mark A. Raider



More Faculty Books

Making a Difference

University Wins Kresge Grant


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