Recognition Honorees 2000
Visits December 7 & 8
Enrolls Record Number of International Students
and twenty-three international students enrolled at UAlbany this fall,
setting a new record. This surpasses last year’s number of 889, also a
record. According to Steve Thomson, interim director of the Office of
International Education, the past decade has been one of almost steady
growth in this area.
NYS Writers Institute at UAlbany
Names State Author,
has been named the new State Author for New York and John Ashbery,
the new State Poet, the New York State Writers Institute announced recently.
Vonnegut will receive the New York State Edith Wharton Citation of Merit
for fiction writers and Ashbery will receive the New York State Walt Whitman
Citation of Merit for po-ets. Governor George Pataki is expected to present
the awards at a ceremony early next year.
Synergetics Develops New Technology
at East Campus
A new research and development company at the University
at Albany’s East Campus is developing a technology that may revolutionize
the way small particles are identified. This new approach to particle
characterization can have a strong impact on a wide range of applications
- from processing of ceramic nanopowders to measuring and identifying
Carpenter Publishes Article on
Health Effects of PCBs
To dredge or not to
dredge? That is the question this fall, as New York State awaits a U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency ruling on whether or not General Electric
should be required to remove polyphenol bichlorides (PCBs) from the Hudson
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