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volume 24, Number 6, November 16, 2000

Faculty-Staff Contributions

UAlbany Athletes Volunteer at the Race for Literacy

NYS Teacher Caliber Lowest in its Cities

Genetic Fingerprinting of Birds

Changing Face of Workforce in the 1990s

Master Plan

University and Community Relations Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Students Left Homeless in Fires

UAlbany Promotes Region for Chip-Fab Firms

Spinal Cord Research

McKeown to Speak at CESTM

Employee Recognition Luncheon


East Campus Consortium to Enrich Education for Health Care Professionals
A unique education-business partnership at the University’s East Campus will provide opportunities for training and education to health care and pharmaceutical industry professionals. Full Story

UAlbany Wins NIH Grant for Planned Life Sciences Building
The University’s highly-regarded strength in biology and genomics, coupled with an interdisciplinary vision of the future of biomedicine, has led to a major new grant from the National Institutes of Health. It also demonstrates the importance of continued public-private partnerships for funding. Full Story

Thanksgiving Dinner is Cooking for UAlbany’s International Students
Holiday time can be stressful for many people. Those who are away from their homes and families can find this time particularly difficult. However, thanks to the University’s Office of International Student Services, students in this situation don’t have to be alone. Full Story

UAlbany Prepares the Next Generation of GIS Professionals
As the Capital District transforms itself into a center for innovative businesses, high-technology firms are realizing the value of the Albany area as a resource. The University at Albany is leading the way in providing the necessary talent for these companies and agencies through its many departments and programs, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Full Story

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