Noteworthy: Research grants, awards and publications
The latest developments on University at Albany faculty and staff who are receiving research grants, awards and other noteworthy attention.
UAlbany Welcomes 40 New Faculty This Fall
The University at Albany is welcoming 40 new faculty this fall, including 18 who specialize in artificial intelligence. The hires are part of an unprecedented hiring push to add 49 new faculty this year, including 27 who specialize in artificial intelligence-related disciplines as part of UAlbany’s AI Plus initiative to embed teaching and research about AI across all academic programs.
Podcast: Female Educators and Pandemic Stress
In the latest episode of The Engagement Ring, University at Albany researchers Kristen Wilcox and Aaron Leo discuss the results of a study that found female educators experienced the COVID-19 pandemic more negatively than their male colleagues.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion Announces 2023 Diversity Transformation Award Winners
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) has announced the winners of the 2023 Diversity Transformation Awards. Among this year’s recipients are projects aiming to support UAlbany’s BILPOC faculty, undocumented students and members of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as efforts to increase presence of historically underrepresented groups in UAlbany curricula and STEM departments.
School of Ed Research Reveals Strategies to Retain School Bus Drivers
Amid a growing shortage of school bus drivers nationwide, new research out of the University at Albany’s Department of Educational Policy & Leadership explores what it would take to keep existing drivers in their jobs for the long haul.
UAlbany's School of Ed remains New York’s leader in online graduate education
Moving up two spots, UAlbany's School of Education placed in the top 10 in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of fully online master’s programs in education. UAlbany ranked 8th among 337 institutions and is the leading program in New York State.
The President's Listening and Learning Tour Visits with the School of Ed
The president focuses on two critical issues for the University, and praises SOE for its progress in enrollment.
SOE Earns National Accreditation of Graduate Education Programs
Albany, NY (August 27, 2021) – The Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) has awarded full 7-year accreditation to the University at Albany’s graduate programs for school leadership, literacy educators, and special education preparation. The award includes a commendation for the literacy and special education programs (inclusive of the early childhood and childhood education programs).