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    PREPARE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

    For the World's Women and Children

    The Center for International Development director and the Albany Law School president address Zonta on the plight of many.

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    NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EXPERTS

    Criminalizing the LGBT Community and the Long Arm of the Religious State

    Associate Professor Victor Asal explains his exploration of the factors that make states around the world more likely to legally discriminate against the LGBT community and why some countries are more likely to put people to death for consensual same sex relations.

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    OUTSTANDING STUDENTS

    NASPAA-Batten Global Student Simulation Competition

    Rockefeller students Elipha Pradhananga, Nicolas Texeira Nunez, Karan Verma, and Craig Waltz traveled to Columbia University and competed in the NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition on Food Security. Verma and Waltz were members of the winning team at Columbia and placed second overall in the global competition.

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    A Win for the Children

    Three years of dedicated work by members of the Center for International Development has been rewarded. On February 15, 2017, 1,400 children in the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina were given a better chance at happier, more fulfilling lives when the Federation Parliament House of Representatives adopted the Law on Foster Care by a 66-1 vote.

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    Nationally Recognized Experts

    Luna-Reyes Earns Prestigious IBM Center Stipend

    Associate professor Luis Luna-Reyes has been awarded one of the IBM Center for The Business of Government’s competitive and prestigious research stipends to answer questions about current advancements of government open data policy.

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    Outstanding Students

    Seventeen Students Set Off For Spring Semester In Washington

    Making the move from New York’s capital to the nation’s, 17 University at Albany students have journeyed to Washington D.C. as a part of the University’s Semester in Washington Program.

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    Preparing The Leaders Of Tomorrow

    Rockefeller & GOER Launch New York State Leadership Institute

    A new partnership between the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and Rockefeller College will be providing leadership training to senior-level state employees starting in February.

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    2017 NEW Leadership New York

    The Center for Women in Government & Civil Society and the Division of Student Affairs at the University at Albany are pleased to announce that applications for the 2017 NEW LeadershipTM New York (NLNY) are now open.

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    NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EXPERTS

    Financial Predictions for 2017

    Public Service Professor Kevin Bronner is featured in WalletHub’s 10 financial predictions for 2017. How will the U.S. economy perform in 2017?

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    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    Solving Urban Blight

     The University and its Center for Technology in Government (CTG) are quickly becoming go-to resources and advocates on the subject of urban blight.

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    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    Public Art Breathes Life into Abandoned Buildings

    Entitled Combating Urban Blight in the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy, a Policy Roundtable co-sponsored by the Center for Women in Government, Rockefeller College examined a set of policy alternatives that can strengthen mitigation and prevention of distressed and abandoned properties.

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    OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AND VOLUNTEERS

    UAlbany Giving Tuesday -- WE DID IT!

    THANK YOU for your support on Giving Tuesday! Your gifts helped the University, the College, and most importantly the students that we serve.

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    OUTSTANDING STUDENTS

    A Great Way to Start

    Rockefeller MPA student Karan Verma recently placed number one in an entrepreneurial competition designed to bring entrepreneurs together with mentors, investors and sponsors to develop their ideas.

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    NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EXPERTS

    Laws and Rights

    According to Chair and Associate Professor Victor Asal, understanding discrimination is the root to eliminating it.  This belief is the impetus for his new book, Legal Path Dependence and the Long Arm of the Religious State: Sodomy Provisions and Gay Rights across Nations and over Time, co-written with Udi Sommer, an associate professor of political science at Tel Aviv University.

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