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UAlbany Receives Grant for HEARTS Initiative to Expand Groundbreaking Work in Childhood Trauma

The University at Albany is leading an area collaborative network, HEARTS (Healthy Environments And Relationships That Support), to support research and services seeking to strengthen resilience in people who have experienced early childhood traumas, often referred to as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

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UAlbany Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

UAlbany continues to enhance its academic footprint, welcoming 64 new full-time faculty members, including both tenure-track and full-time lecturers. New deans and provosts will lead efforts in the areas of criminal justice, engineering and applied sciences, social welfare, and international education. Several administrative professionals are added as well.

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University Awards 14 Research Projects Driving Innovation

Fourteen research projects directed by University at Albany faculty, whose expertise encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines, are awarded the first grants of the University’s Presidential Initiatives Fund for Research and Scholarship to support new and innovative research that may lead to large-scale investigator awards.

School of Social Welfare Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson

UAlbany Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson Wins International Social Work Award

University at Albany School of Social Welfare Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson has been selected to receive the International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). She will be honored April 30 at a ceremony at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

UAlbany School of Social Welfare Students with Professor Eunju Lee

National Fellowship Grants Help UAlbany School of Social Welfare Students Confront Childhood Neglect

Two University at Albany doctoral students have taken on the task of combating childhood maltreatment through their dissertation studies. For their efforts, Tana James of Brooklyn and Mi Jin Choi of South Korea have been awarded nationally competitive fellowships to complete their studies.