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fresshman volunteerThe Freshman Class: High-Quality Students from 30 States, 11 Nations
There’s something new about the freshman class at the University at Albany this fall: Its 2,300 students hail from a wider geographic region than ever before. A full 10 percent of the incoming freshman class is made up of out-of-state residents (an estimated 190) or international students (approximately 40). Students represent 30 states and 11 countries in this entering class. The incoming freshman class is also increasing in number, with 100 more students than last year.
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SEMATECH North Moves to UAlbany
When International SEMATECH North comes to campus later this fall, its focus will be on phenomena at the nanoscale. But the impact of its arrival is certain to be measured on a scale billions of times larger. Full Story

Local Businesses Highlight the Latest in Decorating Trends
Two local businesses, Bed, Bath & Beyond and Target, have been helping the University at Albany put its “best face forward” by offering decorative make- overs in models of residential housing. Current and prospective students can now visualize what their apartment or dorm room might look like with furnishings from these popular stores. Full Story

School of Criminal Justice Names New Dean
Julie Horney, the new dean of the School of Criminal Justice, has joined the University at Albany from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her appointment took effect June 1. Full Story