News Archive

Albany AI: Transforming the Academic Landscape

With the goal of becoming the first university-based computer to reach a quintillion computations per second, Albany AI will empower university and industry researchers to harness massive data sets to better understand how to automate complex operations, and create teaching and research collaborations with faculty in all disciplines.

CTG UAlbany Examines Open Innovation in Public Organizations

Researchers at the Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany, the Vlerick Business School in Belgium and the Royal Military Academy of Belgium have completed a review of the current state of Open Innovation and the challenges and opportunities for organizations who aim to use the model to benefit their stakeholders.

CEHC Disaster Scientist Explores Role of Place Attachment Following California Wildfires

Last year, more than a million people, including 600,000 Californians, were at least temporarily displaced from their homes by wildfires — more than twice as many as in 2019.

Researchers’ COVID-19 Study in China: Children Spread the Virus Easier, and Lockdowns Worked

Given rare access to patient profiles and contact tracing data in the city of Shijiazhuang, Professor Zai Liang and student Hun Liu found that children 0-17 infected both children and adults at the greatest rate.

UAlbany Engineering Building to Anchor New Artificial Intelligence Supercomputing Initiative

The University at Albany today began a new era of teaching and research with the launch of Albany AI, a $200 million public-private supercomputing initiative based out of UAlbany’s soon-to-be-renovated College of Engineering and Applied Sciences building. Buoyed by $75 million in state funding to complete the transformation of the former Albany High School into a state-of-the-art engineering college and fund the construction of a supercomputer, the Albany Artificial Intelligence Supercomputing Initiative (Albany AI) will significantly expand New York’s capacity in this major emerging field.

Juneteenth Commemorated with Sleepout for Social Justice

Juneteenth is the oldest celebration of the abolishment of slavery in the United States, and will be observed across the country as a federal holiday this Sunday and Monday.

President and Political Scientist: Higher Ed Should Increase Its Role of Supporting Refugees

Havidán Rodríguez and Rey Koslowski support up a new channel for refugees wanting to study in the U.S.

CHWS Report: Dental Therapists Improve Outcomes for Patients

The Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) at UAlbany's School of Public Health recently assessed the satisfaction of clinical providers, organizational administrators, and patients with dental therapists working at Apple Tree Dental in Minnesota, the first US state to authorize dental therapy practice statewide. They found that dentists can work more effectively and efficiently when teamed with a dental therapist, while patient satisfaction was also greatly improved.

A May Grad Advances to a Year in Cambodia through a Fulbright Award

Maya Lee follows up an outstanding academic career with a lifelong wish fulfilled.

Diversity Transformation Awards help promote equity at University

The awards, through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, offer microgrants for programs designed to promote greater equity for populations that have historically underrepresented, underserved or marginalized.

5 Questions with Stephen Conard, Continuity & Emergency Manager

Conard has been on the front lines of UAlbany’s COVID-19 response since the start of the pandemic.

New Fieldwork Semester in Kenya Offers Unique Immersion into Research and Culture

Starting this fall, UAlbany anthropology students will have access to a transformative study of human origins and evolution in Kenya: The Origins Field School.