News and Events

University Events:    

iLearn Workshops
The University Libraries offers free 1 - 2 hour workshops on video editing, research strategies, and more.  This semester there are many workshops of interest to Graduate students. The schedule and registration can be found here as well as the University's Events Calendar. Walk-ins are welcomed. For more information contact: Regina Conboy, (518)442-3608 or rconboy@albany.edu. Highlighted topics include:

  • There’s Money Out There for You: Free Scholarship Information Resources
  • An Introduction to Zotero
  • Podcasters Drop-In Forum
  • Editing video with iMovie, Final Cut and Premiere

Graduate Education Announcements

Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program

The Dean of Graduate Education has announced a limited restoration of the Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program, effective November 2012, to assist doctoral candidates who are incurring doctoral research expenses. Obtain details at the program's General Information page.

Academic Writing Listserv through Cornell Graduate School

Do you have writing goals for your thesis or dissertation in the new year? Have you resolved to be a more productive writer? Sponsored by the Cornell Graduate School, the Productive Writer listserv is designed for graduate students who are writing their proposal, thesis, dissertation, fellowship applications, or other manuscripts. Subscribers receive email messages every other week with writing tips, strategies and encouragement to help you start, persist (and endure), and complete your academic writing projects. Writing tips focus on managing your time for greater writing productivity, reducing distractions, staying motivated, revising and editing, binge writing, communicating with your advisor, dealing with writer's block, and managing procrastination and perfectionistic tendencies. Subscribe to the Productive Writer here.

From the UAlbany News Center

Faculty News

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Public Engagement Award Winners Announced

The University at Albany has announced the winners of the 2018 President’s Awards for Exemplary Public Engagement. The winners will be honored at a ceremony at the Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center on Monday, April 30.

From Rob Edelman's new book, Lou Gehrig with Marx Brothers Groucho and Chico

Lights, Camera . . . Play Ball!

UAlbany author Rob Edelman’s new book is a double play of his major loves.

UAlbany Distinguished Professor of linguistics Istvan Kecskes superimposed over arabic writing

Opening Gateways through English

A UAlbany expert will empower a Balkan nation via second language acquisition.

Research News