UAlbany Launches Massive Artificial Intelligence Cluster Hire of 27 Faculty
The University at Albany will add an unprecedented 27 new faculty members specializing in artificial intelligence in the coming months, marking the next critical phase in the University’s ambitious plan to incorporate elements of AI teaching and research across all academic programs. The 27 new hires — the largest cluster hire in the University’s history — are among 49 new faculty members expected to join UAlbany next year and will help lay the foundation for the University’s new AI academy.
NYS Police, UAlbany Bring New Forensic Investigation Center School to Campus
The Forensic Investigation Center (FIC) School launched this semester and is open to undergraduate and graduate students from local institutions.
CEHC Launches New Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity
The program has received approval from the New York Education Department and applications are now open.
5 Questions with Health Promotion Director Kelly Gorman
Health Promotion Director Kelly Gorman discusses her path to the field of health promotion, things to consider when managing stress and her newest hobby: sled hockey.
$100,000 Grant Gives UAlbany’s Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies a Boost
The work of four PhD students in the Department of Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latina/o Studies (LACS) at the University at Albany is being supported by a new federal grant program aimed at offsetting the impacts of the pandemic and uplifting the humanities.
Econ Professor Wins Prize for Paper Forecasting Recession
Economics Professor Kajal Lahiri won the prestigious Edmund A. Mennis Contributed Paper Award of the National Association of Business Economics for a paper using new prediction models and co-authored by former PhD student Cheng Yang.
UAlbany and TheDream.US Offer New Scholarships for New York Dreamers
Immigrant youth in New York now have access to a major new scholarship at the University at Albany thanks to a partnership between UAlbany and TheDream.US, the nation’s largest college and career success program for youth without permanent legal status.