Project to Improve Gender Equity in STEM Makes Strides in First Year
UAlbany’s project to recruit and retain women and women of color in the STEM fields has already resulted in nearly a dozen grants, awards and funding for postdoc visits – all in the first year.
Student Researchers Aided by CURCE Funding
Nineteen students received small grants last fall to offset expenses directly related to their research or creative projects with University faculty, including attending conferences, purchasing materials and covering tuition for related course work. Spring recipients will be announced next week.
The Big Event Grows Into a Full Weekend of Community Service
Kickoff is Earth Day, with a campus clean up, followed by a full day of service opportunities Saturday, both on campus and in the community, and a walk to fight suicide on Sunday.
PAC Presents a Festival of New Plays Showcasing Student Talent
A rich experience in theatre for student playwrights, actors and directors, FRESH ACTS: A Festival of New Plays will present six new works April 20-23 in the PAC.
VOST Students Use Social Media to Aid Texas Wildfire Recovery Efforts
UAlbany’s Virtual Operations Support Team answered a call for support from the Texas Division of Emergency Management last month as dozens of wildfires ravaged the state.
CEHC Professor Appointed to National Academies Study on Chemical Terrorism Threats
Gary Ackerman of CEHC was selected for an expert committee assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that will lead a study on countering threats of chemical terrorism in the U.S.
Faculty Members Honored for Exemplary Public Engagement
The award honors UAlbany people and programs that have made outstanding contributions to addressing a significant societal need and enhancing public well-being through publicly engaged research, teaching, creative activity and/or public service, and in collaboration with community partners.