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volume 24, Number 16, May 3, 2001

Faculty:
Faculty & Staff

Appointments

Two Goldwater Scholars Announced

EOP Reunion

Features:
UAlbany Helps Tackle Racism

Thayer Award Winner

Veterans Honored

Sweatshop Update

Bread & Roses Winners

Campus:
UAlbany in the News

Master Plan

Criminal Justice, Public Admin. in Top 10

Obituaries

Westchester Grads

Joseph Edmondson Wins Swygert EOP Award

MBA Students Design Data System for AMC

Governor, IBM Announce $150 Million for University at Albany Center of Excellence in Nanoelectronics
Governor George E. Pataki was joined April 23 by Dr. John E. Kelly III, Senior Vice President and Group Executive, IBM Technology Group, in announcing more than $150 million in public and private sector support for a Center of Excellence in Nanoelectronics at the University at Albany, a key component of the Governor’s $1 billion high-technology, biotechnology initiative. Full Story

UAlbany Foundation Names Citizen Laureate Honorees
New York State Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno and David O. Carpenter M.D., the founding dean of UAlbany’s School of Public Health, have been named recipients of the 2001 University at Albany Foundation Citizen Laureate Awards. Full Story

Medallion of the University for Foxman
Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) since 1987 and one of the most important Jewish leaders on the American scene today, will be awarded the Medallion of the University during an event on Monday, June 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Riverview in Hastings-on-Hudson. Full Story

Albany Valve & Fitting Co. Creates New Fellowship for Students in the Nanosciences
G. Thomas Selfridge, the owner of the Schenectady-based Albany Valve & Fitting Co. since 1973, has created a new fellowship for UAlbany graduate students in nanosciences and materials. Full Story

UAlbany Joins Prestigious Group of Research Centers
UAlbany’s Center for Neuroscience Research has joined an elite group of research centers nationwide, thanks to a three-year, $242,200 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Full Story

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