News Archive

UAlbany Summer: Physics Major Teaching STEM at Space Camp

Abby Greco, a rising junior and physics major at UAlbany, is teaching 9-to-14-year-olds all about science and technology at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama this summer.

UAlbany Scientist Awarded More Than $4 Million to Study Disease Progression in Mammalian Cells

UAlbany Associate Professor of Nanobioscience Ben Boivin from the Department of Nanoscale Science and Engineering has been awarded more than $4 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further explore the role of PTPs in disease progression.

UAlbany, UConn Researchers Partner to Improve Grid Resilience Through $2.63 Million Investment from DOE

The U.S. Department of Energy announced funding for six projects that will conduct grid resilience analysis and modeling to strengthen and modernize the power grid against extreme weather.

UAlbany Students Intern in Sustainability Roles Through SUNY Climate Corps Program

Three dozen students from eight SUNY campuses received paid summer internships to gain experience in research and policy at state agencies with environmental and sustainability missions.

Brian Tang Explains the Science Behind Hailstorms in The Conversation

UAlbany researchers have published a dozen articles in The Conversation this year ranging from an explainer of heat index warnings to how the younger generation is impacting polarization in American politics.

Arts and Sciences Dean Wins Lifetime Award for Psychological Research of Diverse Communities

College of Arts and Sciences Dean and Psychology Professor Jeanette Altarriba has been selected to receive a James M. Jones Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association (APA) for outstanding contributions to the psychological research of racially diverse communities.

Q&A with Cassandra Marshall, Director of Nursing at UAlbany

Nursing Director Cassandra Marshall sheds light on her professional pathway, her philosophy on nursing education and plans for the future of nursing at UAlbany.

Writing Project Celebrates 20 Years at UAlbany with Art Exhibition, Book Launch

The Capital District Writing Project, a local site of the National Writing Project based at UAlbany that works to enhance the teaching of writing in local schools, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with the launch of a permanent art exhibition and book commemorating its recent Freedom Dreaming for Educational Justice initiative.

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.

CAREER Award Focuses on Framework for Learning Complex Network Dynamics

Abram Magner, an assistant professor in the College of Nanotechnology, Science, and Engineering, has recently been awarded a $584,993 grant from the National Science Foundation for his project, “CAREER: Theoretical Foundations for Learning Network Dynamics.”

UAlbany Climatologist Awarded $2 Million to Study Climate Change in South America

DAES Professor Mathias Vuille is launching two research projects focused on past, present and future climate change in South America.

Study Finds Public Opposes 'Coerced Motherhood' Behind Bars

A study co-authored by Justin Pickett of the School of Criminal Justice finds most people prefer providing abortion access and parental support for pregnant people in the criminal justice system.