News Archive

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.

UAlbany's Innovate 518 wins $1.25M award to bridge research, industry

UAlbany’s Innovate 518 innovation center has received a 5-year, $1.25 designation through Empire State Development to continue its work fostering entrepreneurship and accelerating the commercialization of University research and innovative ideas.

Finding Solutions to Remove PFAS from Water

ESE Chair Yanna Liang’s startup, Regenerative Solutions Inc. is partnering with UAlbany to develop green, environmentally sustainable, low-cost sorbents that remove PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) from water.

UAlbany Researcher Leads ‘Listening Tour’ to Explore Mental Health in Rural New York

Report Includes Insights from Nearly 300 Community Members, Offers Recommendations

UAlbany Students Help National Weather Service Balloons Take Flight

The skies above our region are being closely watched — thanks in large part to UAlbany student researchers.

Noteworthy: Research grants, awards and publications

The latest on University at Albany faculty and staff receiving research grants, awards and other noteworthy attention.

Local Artist Series to Feature Dance Film on Race Relations in America

The University at Albany Performing Arts Center will present a free screening next week of a love letter to Brian, Lesley, and Michelle, a dance film by local artist Hettie Barnhill exploring race relations in America.

Albany AI Design Phase Includes Tour of University of Florida’s HiPerGator

As the design phase of the $200 million, Albany Artificial Intelligence Supercomputing Initiative (Albany AI) gets underway, Vice President for Research and Economic Development Thenkurussi (Kesh) Kesavadas recently led a delegation from UAlbany to see first-hand how the University of Florida’s (UF) AI efforts are bringing transformational learning opportunities to its students.

CEHC Professor Examines Earthquake Post-Alert Messaging Following False Alarm

The incident, the first of its kind in the U.S., provided a unique opportunity to learn more about the importance of early warning earthquake and post-alert messaging.

School of Public Health Study Finds Students, Educators Often Experience Extreme Heat Conditions

Students frequently experience uncomfortable temperature and humidity at school, which could be detrimental to their health and education, according to a recent study by University at Albany School of Public Health researchers.

UAlbany Researchers Receive New Funding for Suicide Prevention Programming

School of Education researchers have received a $306,000, three-year grant to undertake a new project aimed at reducing risk for suicide and substance use among UAlbany students experiencing health disparities.

UAlbany’s School of Education Ranks #4 in Online Graduate Education

The University at Albany and its School of Education have placed #4 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of best online master’s in education programs, moving up four spots from last year.