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volume 24, Number 10, february 13, 2001

New Faculty

Jeryl Mumpower Honored

Carson Carr, Jr. Honored

UAlbany Alumnus Offers Kennedy Course

Simmie Knox to Paint Former University President

CLD Rejuvenates Municipalities in Lebanon

Len Slade: For the Love of Freedom

Renovated Montauk Hall

Master Plan

UAlbany in the News

Community Service Fair

New Exhibit, Work, on Display

Celebrate Black History Month

America East Conference Invites UAlbany
The University at Albany has accepted an invitation to become a full member of America East Conference, effective the 2001-02 academic year, President Karen R. Hitchcock announced on Jan. 31. Seventeen of the school’s 19 intercollegiate varsity teams will be immediately eligible for conference championships and NCAA post-season competition. Full Story

McCormick Named Head of VA Cancer Genetics
UAlbany biologist Paulette Mc-Cormick, recently awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for cancer research, has received a joint appointment with the Stratton Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center in Albany as its director of Cancer Genetics. McCormick will supervise joint cancer research programs between the center and the University, conducting her work at UAlbany’s East Campus facilities. Full Story

Swiss Biotech Firm Moving to East Campus
A Switzerland based biotechnology company, SmartGene, will locate its drug discovery operations at the University at Albany’s East Campus Biotech Incubator, located in Rensselaer County. Full Story

Paul Miesing Teaches MBAs in Calcutta Over Winter Break
During semester breaks, Paul Miesing sometimes journeys to far-off lands to teach. And he invariably returns to the University at Albany’s School of Business convinced that he has learned at least as much as he has taught. Full Story

Hernandez and Denton on Census Undercount of Poor Children
Results of a study by UAlbany sociologists Donald Hernandez and Nancy Denton of the Center for Social and Demographic Analysis were released Feb. 1 in Washington, D.C., by the Presidential Members of the U.S. Census Monitoring Board. Full Story

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