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volume 25, Number 14, April 11, 2002
Faculty:
Faculty& Staff

EAP Annual Open House & Wellness Fair April 24

Langer Gives Distinguished Professor Lecture

Features:
Hargett’s New Class Traveling to China

Lowery Named Interim Vice President for Finance & Business

Sodalitas to Launch April 22

Tom Brokaw at Tech Valley Summit

Campus:
UAlbany in the News

Hillel Presents Avraham Infeld April 24

Signing to Protect the Environment

Sports:
More Than $40,000 Raised for Stephen Mulderry Fund

UAlbany to Play a Key Role in Pataki’s Redevelopment of Harriman Campus
With University at Albany President Karen R. Hitchcock and other dignitaries at his side, Gov. George Pataki announced on April 3 that the W. Averell Harriman State Office Building campus will be redeveloped into a world-class research and development technology park. The plan will use both public and private sector investment to create millions of square feet of new state-of-the art space and will focus on attracting high- quality, high-tech jobs and generating new opportunities for fast-growing and innovative technology businesses to locate at the park. Full Story

UAlbany Incubator Program Graduates Plastics Innovator
Plastics leader Cyclics Corp. has graduated from the University at Albany’s pioneering incubator program. A celebration to mark the achievement was held at UAlbany’s East Campus on April 3. Full Story

ASRC: a Gem
Whitman Praises UAlbany’s Center
When U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christie Whitman visited the University last Friday, she had high praise for the research being done at the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. Full Story

Center for Jewish Studies Inauguration April 25
On Thursday, April 25, Itamar Rabinovich, president of Tel Aviv University, chief negotiator with Syria under the late Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and a former Israeli ambassador to the United States, will come to UAlbany as part of the celebration of the inauguration of the University’s new Center for Jewish Studies. Rabinovich, a faculty member at Tel Aviv University since 1971, is expected to meet with President Karen R. Hitchcock and members of the center’s advisory board. He will speak to faculty, students, and members of the community at a 4 p.m. ceremony in the Campus Center Ballroom, at which President Hitchcock will present him with the Medallion of the University. Full Story

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