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volume 25, Number 13, March 28, 2002

Millionaire Next Door Tops USA Today List

Research Assistants to Vote on Representation

Neal’s New Book On Black Popular Culture

Leading Creators of Twentieth-Century Czech Theatre

Rachel Cohon, Innovative Teacher

UAlbany in the News

Library Lecture April 11 at Page Hall

New Art Exhibit

Will Brown Named Head Baskeball Coach

President Hitchcock Selected to Serve as Leader with National Group
The U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention has announced that UAlbany President Karen R. Hitchcock has been selected to serve on the Presidents Leadership Group (PLG), a group of higher education presidents and chancellors who have declared their commitment to student substance abuse prevention. Higher education officials from 31 campuses representing 22 states have now joined in this effort. Full Story

U.S., Middle East Explored
Professor Leon Carl Brown, the Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University and a specialist on the Middle East, will present this year’s Phi Alpha Theta Lecture on April 17 at 4 p.m. in HU 354. Brown’s talk, “Looking Back at the U.S. and the Middle East after September 11,” is sponsored by the Department of History and Phi Alpha Theta, and is free and open to the public. Full Story

UAlbany to Improve Sign System
In the not-too-distant future, visitors to the University at Albany will no longer have to ask: Where am I? How do I get where I need to go? Full Story

Commencement Volunteers Needed
Spring Commencement has evolved from a one-day event to a full weekend celebration on May 18 and 19, with all events being held on campus grounds. Full Story

Conversations in the Disciplines Conference Draws Nation’s Leaders on Urban Schools
Leave No Child Behind, a three-day conference featuring 55 national experts on improving under-performing urban schools and held March 14-16 at the University at Albany, drew more than 300 participants in a collaborative effort across a wide spectrum of disciplines. Full Story

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