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    Mayor Thomas Roach to Speak at Undergraduate Ceremony

    Thomas Roach ’83, Mayor of White Plains, N.Y., will serve as Rockefeller College’s keynote speaker at the Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 20.

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    Chancellor's Award: Ermida Koduah

    Ermida Koduah of the Bronx has an international focus. The recent winner of a Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, Koduah spent the spring semester of sophomore year in Dubai.

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    Chancellor’s Award: Aritra Saha

    Aritra Saha of Queens is majoring in nanoscale engineering, minoring in mathematics and political science, and getting a taste of government at the same time.

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    Chancellor’s Award: Akeela Makshood

    Akeela Makshood entered the University as a shy freshman with the sole aim of earning a degree. Today she is a Chancellor’s Award for Excellence winner and a dedicated leader of the Muslim Students Association.

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    Presidential Awards Honor Staff and Faculty Excellence

    Associate Professor and Chair Victor Asal has been selected to receive a President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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    Extraordinary Devotion

    Julie Novkov, chair of the Department of Political Science, has been named a Collins Fellows. The award, now in its 33rd year, recognizes teaching faculty who have shown extraordinary devotion to the University over a sustained period of time.

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    Protecting the Rights of LGBTQ Individuals

    Developed via a partnership between UAlbany and Nowigence, Inc., one the of the University’s START-UP NY companies, the newly launched UAlbany LGBTQ+ Activity Tracker gathers data globally and over time to map a pattern of positive and negative events concerning the LGBTQ+ population.

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    Five Questions with Faculty: Patricia Strach

    Patricia Strach is an associate professor in the Departments of Political Science and Public Administration & Policy at UAlbany’s Rockefeller College, and the deputy director for Research at SUNY’s Rockefeller Institute of Government.

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    Cream of the Crop

    Rockefeller students Akeela Makshood and Ermida Koduah were two of 10 UAlbany students who earned the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, the highest honor the State University of New York bestows on its students. This year, 256 students from 64 campuses won the award.

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    Water for Anyama – The Source of Life

    To help Ivoirians address problems in the delivery of government services, like potable water, CID and the USAID-financed Legislative Strengthening Program (LSP) developed a pilot program in 24 constituencies to set up collaborative community platforms aimed at improving public service delivery.

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    Partners in Growth and Innovation

    Led by Rockefeller alum Andrew Kennedy (MPA ’07), the Center for Economic Growth has a strong record of growing businesses.

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    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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    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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    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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    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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