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President Obama visits CNSE, Applauds NanoCollege as Model for the Nation

The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) hosted President Barack Obama on May 8, 2012. During his visit to CNSE’s Albany NanoTech Complex, President Obama told a crowd of more than 650 government, technology and business leaders, scientists, researchers and students, "You have an outstanding university. Now I want what’s happening in Albany to happen across the country.”

CNSE Photo Galleries of the President's Visit

CNSE Video of the President's Visit

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CBS Evening News Coverage of the President's Visit

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