UAlbany Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, which affords our greater campus community time to reflect on the rich heritage and significant contributions of those in the greater Asian and Pacific descent communities, often referred to as AAPI.
Indigenous Voices Stress the Challenge and Hope of Inclusion at UAlbany
Three scholars from the indigenous peoples of the Northeast visited UAlbany on Monday, lauding the University’s recent efforts to have greater inclusion of indigenous communities, but adding that action must proceed beyond acknowledgments.
ODI Observation - Time for Racial Reckoning: The Chauvin Trial
As the nation prepares for a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, it is critical to acknowledge that the trial—and its conclusion—may evoke strong and difficult emotions for many members of our community. This challenging moment was heightened by last week’s fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, MN.
New York Celebration of Women in Computing Goes Virtual, April 9-10
The annual event encourages the growth of women in STEM fields by exploring career opportunities and offering connections with leaders in business, industry and academia.
Supporting Our Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander Community
The University at Albany stands strongly and unequivocally with the Asian, Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Given the escalation of anti-AAPI violence and hate speech across the nation, we want to reaffirm UAlbany’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Virtual Speaker Series Features Bestselling Author, Antiracist Activist Ibram X. Kendi, April 7
The event is free and open to current UAlbany students, faculty, staff, alumni and the general public.
A Commitment to Justice: 5 Questions with Student Ariana Barrett
Barrett was recently named a finalist for the 2021 PR NEWS Corporate Social Responsibility & Diversity Award Undergraduate Student of the Year.
Conference Seeks Racial Justice in Planning Neighborhoods
United States zoning laws are the legacy of racism, according to participants in the five-day Planning for Racial Justice Conference that begins Feb. 23.