RESEARCH NEWS

  • Research in Education

    Teaching At-Risk Students to Argue Like a Lawyer

    UAlbany professors from the School of Education and Department of Sociology collaborate to develop a literacy course “Arguing Like a Lawyer,” geared toward high school freshmen at risk of dropping out. Margaret Sheehy of Literacy Teaching and Learning is PI on the three-year project, awarded $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education.

  • GENERAL RESEARCH

    Internship Opportunities Abound at UAlbany

    Whether working to develop new therapy approaches for difficult-to-treat cancers or serving as a tax advisor for clients of PricewaterhouseCoopers, University at Albany students are gaining practical and professional experience through a variety of on- and off-site internship opportunities.

  • LIFE SCIENCES

    UAlbany Young Scientist Named 2014 Pew Scholar for Stem Cell Research

    UAlbany biologist Prashanth Rangan joins 21 other outstanding young researchers as 2014 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Rangan was awarded for his investigations into the role of non-coding RNA in the fate of stem cells, whose improper differentiation has been linked to cancer and other diseases.

  • GENERAL RESEARCH

    UAlbany's Eric Block Named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society

    UAlbany chemistry professor Eric Block has been selected as a member of the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. The 2014 ACS Fellows, which were announced in today’s issue of Chemical and Engineering News, will be honored on Aug. 1.

  • LIFE SCIENCES

    UAlbany Distinguished Professor Belfort Named to Key NIH Advisory Panel

    Distinguished Professor Marlene Belfort, renowned for her groundbreaking research in the field of genetics and biochemistry as well as her passionate guidance of young scientists, has been appointed to a major advisory panel of the National Institutes of Health, joining others from prestigious research institutions nationwide .

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