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volume 24, Number 13, March 22, 2001

New Faculty

Facutly & Staff

Richard Alba and John Logan Honored

Fetterly Honored as a Founder of the Field of American Women Writers

University Libraries Celebrate Two Millionth Volume April 5

UAlbany Doctoral Student Gives Ancient Weddings a High-Tech Look

UAlbany in the News

Hope of Recovery for Compulsive Gamblers

Professional Development Program

Paula Poundstone

UAlbany and RPI Share High-Tech Research Award
Gov. George E. Pataki announced March 14 that the University at Albany and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have won a national competition, along with Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) and the Georgia Institute of Technology, for re-designation as the prestigious National Interconnect Focus Center by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and top semi-conductor equipment suppliers. Full Story

UAlbany, RPI Join National Network of Clean Energy Incubators
The University at Albany and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy have been selected to join a national network of business incubators devoted to accelerating the development of energy-related start-up firms. Full Story

Bowman Elected to Board of Regents
Joseph E. Bowman, Jr., an assistant professor in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Theory and Practice and director of the Center for Urban Youth and Technology, was elected on March 13 to the state Board of Regents. Full Story

UAlbany’s Mumford Center Finds Segregation Persisting in New York State
While an increasing number of citizens from minority groups moved out of New York’s cities into the suburbs over the last decade, the 2000 Census indicates that whites were no more likely to be living close to them in their new localities than they had been in the cities. Full Story

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