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college of arts & sciencesCollege of Arts & Sciences Celebrates
Starting with the dedication of the newly renovated Arts and Sciences Building, University President Karen R. Hitchcock led a celebration Oct. 25 of the growth and excellence of the disciplines that comprise the College of Arts and Sciences. Full Story

President’s Oct. 9 Faculty Address
I am delighted to see so many of you here today as we begin another academic year…one which will challenge us, I know…but one which also will advance our institution in important ways. I say that with great confidence given the quality and commitment of our academic leadership, the intellectual strength and creativity of our faculty, the dedication and enormous talents of our staff, the energy and unlimited potential for success of our students, and the loyalty and generosity of our institution’s alumni and many friends. Full Story

Chronic Disease Prevention Studied
The School of Public Health has been designated a Prevention Research Center by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to study how community-based interventions can prevent or reduce the impact of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Full Story

Silverman Supports UAlbany Life Sciences Initiative with $1 Million Gift
Philanthropist Morris “Marty” Silverman has made a $1 million gift to support the University at Albany’s Life Sciences Research Initiative, a major effort to advance scientific understanding of the molecular mysteries of life and disease. Full Story

Adding the S to the Three Rs
This fall Nat Friedman, a University at Albany professor emeritus of the Department of Mathematics, gave four workshops relating art and mathematics for children ages 4 to 11 at the University Art Museum. The Saturday afternoon workshops were presented in conjunction with Friedman’s sculpture exhibit Form, Space, and Light, which closes November 10 at the museum. Full Story