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volume 24, Number 4, October 19, 2000
Faculty& Staff:
New Faculty


Beryl A. Radin Elected

Dean Hoffmann Leaving

Prof. Pimm Presents Paul Lemon Lecture

Information Literacy

Plant Scientists to Honor Mascarenhas


PAC Offers Exciting 2000-2001 Season

Master Plan

DNA Debate

Debate to Succeed Greenberg Comes to Campus

Parents Weekend 2000


Senator Bruno Announces Funding for 50% Expansion of East Campus as University Celebrates the Genomics Center
One of the brightest chapters in a series of success stories for the University’s four-year-old East Campus in Rensselaer County - its year-old Center for Comparative Functional Genomics (CCFG) - had its official grand opening celebration last Thursday, accompanied by a major announcement from the man who did the most to give the East Campus and CCFG their starts, Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno. Full Story

IBM’s New $2.5 Billion Computer Chip Plant to Enhance UAlbany-Industry Relationship
When Governor George Pataki, Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno and Speaker Sheldon Silver jointly announced plans last February for the University’s construction of phase II of the CESTM complex - one fully dedicated to the creation of a $55 million, 300-millimeter wafer prototyping and workforce training facility - top officials from International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation were on hand, applauding the project. Full Story

Genomics Instruments Now Top-Notch
The proverbial “quantum leap” forward in research capability is what the acquisition of more than 50 pieces of the absolute standard in biotechnological equipment means to the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics’ (CCFG’s) efforts. Full Story

Towers Perrin Gift Benefits Business Students, Faculty
A gift from a leading consulting firm will benefit the Human Resources Program at the University at Albany’s School of Business. Full Story

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