New Freshman Living-Learning Communities Unveiled
University at Albany welcomed incoming freshman with an expanded array of immersive, intimate, and personalized living-learning communities designed to introduce them to the breadth of academic, extracurricular, and social opportunities as well as ways to be engaged in the community.
Student Venture Fund Aims to Commercialize RNA Technology Underscoring the significant role universities play in fostering research, entrepreneurship and economic growth, the University at Albany's RNA Institute awarded two teams of science and business students $50,000 each in its inaugural Student Venture Fund program.
Video Artist Student Wins Prestigious National Fellowship
Julie Casper Roth, an MFA student in art at the University at Albany, was selected to receive a Professional Development Fellowship in the Visual Arts from the College Arts Association, the nation's leading arts organization for higher education.
SEFCU Boosts NanoCollege Initiative to Lead Young Women to High-Tech Education and
The critical effort to encourage young women to pursue educational and career opportunities in the field of nanotechnology received a boost when the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany and Girls Inc., buoyed by significant financial support from SEFCU, officially launched the nation's first Girls Inc. Eureka!® program to focus on nanotechnology.
UAlbany Students Awarded $100K to Commercialize RNA Technology
Underscoring the significant role universities play in fostering research, entrepreneurship and economic growth, the University at Albany's RNA Institute recently awarded two teams of science and business students $50,000 each in its inaugural Student Venture Fund program.
25 Colleges and Universities Vie at UAlbany to Produce Best Business Plan
On April 26, 2012, over 100 teams from 25 colleges and universities across New York State competed for more than $150,000 in cash and in-kind prizes to a judging panel of over 30 regional and national venture capitalists, angel investors, investment bankers, other sophisticated private and public investors, and seasoned entrepreneurs.
School of Social Welfare Students Take Summer Study Tours of Africa
For 11 summers, UAlbany School of Social Welfare (SSW) students, along with faculty, scholars and community practitioners, have traveled to African countries to see what social service delivery means in poorer nations and if government policies and programs are providing effective change and development.
She's a Youth Ambassador for New York's Foster Children
University at Albany student Raven Profit was thrust into the foster care system when her mother was diagnosed with schizophrenia. The Queens, N.Y., native's eyes were opened to the struggles facing more than 400,000 U.S. foster children. Profit's experience compelled her to find a way to help others in the foster system.
Single Mom Charts Path to Law School
As a teenage mother and high school drop-out, Joevonne Brace recalls how she was told: “You will never be anything.” Those words, however, lit a fire in her to succeed. Now age 41, the mother of three children recently graduated from the University at Albany.
Students Help Unravel Mysteryof the Mummies
The University at Albany student-run Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance Service transfered two Egyptian mummies that are each almost 2,000 years old, from their home at theAlbany Institute of History & Art to Albany Medical Center (AMC) in March to undergo X-rays and CAT scans.