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volume 24, Number 8, December 14, 2000

New Faculty

Faculty & Staff

Lillian Williams Honored

UAlbany Senior Works Off-Broadway

Sarah R. Cohen's New Book

Chapel House

Master Plan

President's Tour Launched in NYC

Catherine J. Herman Appointed

UAlbany Wins NSF Grant

Search Committee Named

Counseling Psychology: 20 Years of APA Approval

Winter Wonderland

AVAX Develops Customized Vaccines for Cancer Treatment at East Campus
An East Campus business is playing an integral role in developing vaccines that may provide a more customized approach to the treatment of cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Full Story

UAlbany Graduate Student Danced with Mikhail Baryshnikov
Graduate student Elizabeth Hamilton will always remember the summer of 2000. It was the summer she did what, for most dancers, would be a distant and unattainable dream: She danced with Mikhail Baryshnikov. Full Story

Civil Rights Leader Lewis Honored Feb. 15
The University at Albany will present an honorary Doctor of Laws degree to Rep. John Lewis, U.S. Congressman for the 5th District of Georgia and an important civil rights activist, on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001. The honorary degree convocation is tentatively scheduled for 4:30 p.m. A complete schedule will be announced in the Jan. 25 Update. The honorary degree is the highest honor bestowed by the State University of New York system. Full Story

Menís Basketball Rallies to Beat Harvard
Will Brand scored the go-ahead basket on an in-bounds play with six seconds remaining, as Albany rallied for an 82-78 victory over Harvard Dec. 2 at the Recreation and Convocation Center. Full Story

UAlbany Latina Sorority Raises $3,000 at AIDS Benefit to Honor the Memory of a Sorority Sisterís Loved One
Sorority sisters for Omega Phi Beta raised $3,000 last month at an AIDS benefit on the UAlbany campus in memory of the mother of one of their own sorority sisters. Full Story

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