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Faculty Experts: 15 Years after 9/11, Terrorism Remains a Global Challenge

UAlbany faculty experts discuss the post 9/11 climate in the U.S., which has seen battle lines drawn over immigration reform, homeland security and international relations while grappling with threats from ISIS and homegrown terrorists.

Commencement 2016

Commencement 2016 in Photos

More than 3,100 undergraduate and graduate students participated in the University at Albany’s 172nd Commencement ceremonies, Friday, May 13, through Sunday, May 15.

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Don't Judge Me Campaign Raising Awareness about Mental Illness

Students in Assistant Professor Keith Chan's social welfare class have produced a video to start a movement aimed at ending the silence and removing the stigma associated with mental illness. 

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$10 Million NIH Endowment Grant Positions UAlbany as the Leading Northeast Hub for Health Disparities Education and Research

The University has been awarded a $10 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) endowment grant, with which it will launch a major public engagement initiative to address the future of minority health disparities in the Northeastern United States.

$10 million endowment grant supports minority health disparities research at UAlbany

UAlbany Faculty Showcase Broad Spectrum of Minority Health Disparities Research

The transdisciplinary nature of the new $10 million NIH endowment grant will involve nearly 50 faculty in six of UAlbany’s nine schools and colleges.