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volume 24, Number 14, April 5, 2001

New Faculty

Volunteers Needed for Commencement

Paul Wallace Leads Lunchtime German Table

Alianza Latina Celebrates Cultural Heritage

EAP Open House April 10

Danny Kaye: Supreme Court Jester Opens April 19 at Page Hall

Orchestra, Chorale Celebrate Pioneering Black Composer; Singers Sing Spring

UAlbany in the News

Master Plan

IBS Research Continues at CSAD

UAlbany to Build on Success of Chinese/M.B.A. Program with New Freeman Foundation Scholarships
The University at Albany will build upon its success in preparing students for the global economy, due to a generous new grant from the Freeman Foundation to the Department of East Asian Studies for its “B.A. in Chinese Studies/M.B.A. Program.” Full Story

CTG Helps NSF Assess Grant Processing
Sometimes, even grants need a grant. That is the conclusion of the National Science Foundation (NSF), which for more than five decades has sought to promote the progress of science, advance the nation’s health and prosperity, and secure its national defense. It has done so in large part by carefully scrutinizing research grant proposals through peer review panels and then awarding federal money to the worthiest projects. Full Story

Salsberg Joins National Panel
Edward S. Salsberg, director of the Center for Health Workforce Studies at UAlbany’s School of Public Health, has been named to a blue-ribbon commission of national health care leaders assigned to address one of the field’s most significant problems: the immediate and long-term shortages of health care personnel. Full Story

Faculty Explore Ideas Through Technology
It’s said that practice makes perfect. If that’s the case, then the Multimedia Best Practices Forum held at the University recently will prove beneficial to faculty seeking to perfect - or at least enhance - their teaching skills. Full Story

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