Showcase Day is Here

a collage of 8 photos showing art, marching band, dance and poster demonstrations
Images from the 2023 inaugural Showcase.

ALBANY, N.Y. (April 30, 2024) — It’s finally here: The University’s second annual Showcase, happening all day today all around the Uptown Campus, including the Lecture Centers, Campus Center, University and Science libraries, University Art Museum, ETEC, the Performing Arts Center and podium academic buildings.

If you are checking out Showcase as a visitor, register to download the full schedule of events. Contact your friends, classmates and students and find out where they’ll be presenting and when, then go see what they’ve been up to. 

There are more than 2,000 presentations, from posters to performances, discussions to dance, readings to recitals. 

Showcase lasts until 4 p.m., and ends with the Marching Band playing on the podium. Come to a closing reception in the LCs in the alcove near the Performing Arts Center. Listen to some wrap-up remarks from the president and provost, share some refreshments and view a slideshow of highlights of the day.

And if you can’t get to everything, here are a few highlights: 

Campus Center Auditorium 

  • 10 a.m.: UAlbany Dance Council Performances
  • 1:15 p.m.: Presentations and performances from Department of East Asian Studies
  • 3 p.m.: Food Studies in Latin American Literature and Film

Campus Center Great Hall 

  • 9 a.m.: Computer Science posters and demonstrations
  • 10:45 a.m.: Electrical and Computer Engineering posters and demonstrations 
  • 12:30 p.m.: Nanoscale science and engineering, and environmental and sustainable engineering posters and demonstrations

Campus Center Ballroom 

  • 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: School of Public Health poster fair

Lecture Centers 

  • Poster displays all day around the concourse
  • Art installation in the Computing Alcove, 9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Gentrification in Williamsburg
  • LC2, 9:15 a.m.: Living in Languages Roundtable
  • LC2, 12:30 p.m.: Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Master’s Showcase
  • LC3A and LC3B, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: English Department Undergrad Research and Writing Conference
  • LC3C, 9:15 a.m.-3 p.m.: Rockefeller College presentations and panel discussions
  • LC4, 9:15 a.m.-2 p.m.: Presentations from the Departments of Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies and Africana Studies
  • LC 6: Presentations from the Departments of Chemistry, 9:15 a.m.; Physics, 11 a.m.; Biology, 1:15 p.m. 
  • LC 22, 9:15 a.m.: Panel discussion from the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities
  • LC 22, 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m.: Presentations, podcasts and films from Writing and Critical Inquiry


  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Poster sessions change hourly. Drone lab demonstrations
  • 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.: Science on a Sphere demo in the Sphere Room
  • 1:40 p.m.: Weather balloon launch in the ETEC yard

Massry School of Business

  • Poster sessions in the first floor lobby, panels and presentations in the Living Room

Performing Arts Center

  • 9:15 a.m.: Music Department concert
  • Noon: Acting with Verse

University Art Museum

  • 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.: Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibitions