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Contents graphic Letters News & Notes Community Connection From the Podium UAlbany's Goldwater Scholars: UAlbany students have claimed an impressive total of nine Barry M. Goldwater scholarships over the years. Besides their academic talent and enthusiasm, the two latest recipients also have a dedicated mentor in chemistry Professor Rabi Musah. By Vera Dordick New Tools to Track Down Crime: The University and the New York State Police have been "next-door neighbors" for decades. Now they're taking advantage of that proximity to train the next generation of forensic molecular biologists. By Paul Grondahl A Story of Courage: Alpha Pi Alpha, founded when a small band of 36 fraternity brothers stared down bigotry, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this fall. By Paul Grondahl A Bridge Across the Pacific: Naoshi Koriyama was once a homesick Japanese youth struggling to earn a degree in English at the New York State College for Teachers. Today, he has quietly achieved international stature as a poet. By Christine Hanson McKnight Rethinking Commencement: UAlbany's reinvented Commencement program this spring will be both celebratory and dignified. By Christine Hanson McKnight Sports

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Harold Hanson, Interim Executive Director
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Vice President for University Advancement
Robert R. Ashton
Associate Vice President, Media & Marketing
Catherine Herman
Executive Editor
Mary Fiess
Christine Hanson McKnight
Art Direction/Design/Web
Sean Farley
Contributing Writers
Richard Chady, M.L.S.'88
Vera Dordick
Linda Goodwin
Paul Grondahl, M.A.'84
Lisa James Goldsberry
Carol Olechowski
Jennifer Orton
Rebecca Popp
Linda Wheeler, B.A.'98
Peter Finger
Gary Gold, B.S.'70
Mark Schmidt
Louis Templado
Business Manager
Beatrice Dougherty
Cheryl Moran
Art Director/Designer
Bonny Curless
UAlbany Magazine is published three times a year by the University at Albany, State University of New York, University Relations Office, UAB 209, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12222

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