November 2010 NewsCenter Archive

  • World AIDS Day icon
    World AIDS Day
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 30, 2010) - Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy Assistant Professor Erika Martin offers insight on World AIDS Day and the impact of HIV in the United States. Martin is an expert on the politics of HIV and substance abuse policy.

  • Key Bank's Jill August, Vice President of Global Treasury Management for Key Bank’s Capital Region District
    Women’s Leadership Academy Created at the University at Albany
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 30, 2010) - The University at Albany on Nov. 30, 2010, inaugurated its Women's Leadership Academy, the only one of its kind in New York State, distinguished by its affiliation with the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership program.

  • UAlbany students collect clothing for donations to help those in need
    'SA Cares' Initiative Harnesses Generosity and Dedication of UAlbany Students
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 29, 2010) - UAlbany's Student Association is harnessing the generosity and dedication of the student body to advance important community service projects through a new program called 'SA Cares.' For the holiday season, 'SA Cares' is helping provide clothing, food and toys for at-risk children and families.

  • UAlbany delivers gifts
    UAlbany Community Makes a World of Difference in Capital Region During Holiday Season and Year-Round
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 23, 2010) - The  University at Albany's Student Association (SA) is partnering with the Albany-based Center for Family and Youth to support at-risk children in the Capital Region, as part of a new initiative called SA Cares.

  • School of Social Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson
    Berkshire Bank and UAlbany Team to Create Financial Literacy Toolkit
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 23, 2010) - Berkshire Bank and the University at Albany today unveiled a comprehensive Web-based Financial Literacy Toolkit to help consumers, providers and professionals make informed judgments in managing budgets, understanding investments, and decreasing the incidence of financial fraud and abuse.

  • Holiday Shoppers Take a Break on a Sofa
    Black Friday and the Holiday Shopping Season, 2010
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 22, 2010) - Leaked advertisements from major retailers have put pressure on other sellers to follow suit, while at the same time providing opportunities for consumers to better plan their Black Friday shopping, according to UAlbany School of Business associate professor Sanjay Putrevu.

  • UAlbany's School of Criminal Justice, whose alumni John Laub and Robert Sampson share the 2011 Stockholm Prize in Criminology
    Two UAlbany Criminal Justice Alumni Share 2011 Stockholm Prize for Criminology
    Stockholm, Sweden (November 19, 2010) - UAlbany's School of Criminal Justice, famed for its interdisciplinary research on the political, economic and cultural patterns that shape definitions of crime and influence policy choices, now boasts two alumni who share the 2011 Stockholm Prize in Criminology.

  • The cross cultural studies group CIES brings it secretariat to UAlbany.
    World's Premier Cross-Cultural Scholarly Society Moves to UAlbany
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 18, 2010) - The University at Albany's School of Education is the new home of the secretariat of the Comparative and International Education Society, the world's premier scholarly society of cross-cultural study and academic achievement. CIES provides new global opportunities for UAlbany students and faculty.

  • someone getting a flu shot
    Flu Season: What You Need to Know (and Do)
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 16, 2010) - According to the CDC, "flu season" has officially arrived. Dr. Peter Vellis serves as the medical director of UAlbany's University Health Center. He has led planning efforts to minimize the on-campus risk of threatening communicable diseases, such as H1N1 and influenza virus.

  • UAlbany international students celebrate Thanksgiving
    UAlbany Thanksgiving Traditions Provide International Students a Taste of Home
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 16, 2010) - UAlbany's office of International Student & Scholar Services, University Auxiliary Services and the Graduate Student Organization have teamed up to provide international students who can't make it home during the Thanksgiving break with a "home-style" meal and the company of the UAlbany community.

  • rendering of new School of Business at UAlbany
    Private Donations to School of Business Campaign at UAlbany Top $5 Million
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 15, 2010) - Donors have contributed more than $5 million in private support for the campaign for the School of Business at the University at Albany,  exceeding the halfway point of the campaign’s  $9.75 million goal. The University announced the gifts today, National Philanthropy Day.

  • a girl explores activities at CNSE Community Day
    More than 1,000 People Explore Nanotechnology During CNSE Community Day at UAlbany NanoCollege
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 12, 2010) - More than 1,000 people, including children, adults and families from throughout upstate New York, converged on the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at UAlbany to participate in Community Day, a highlight of CNSE's community and educational outreach initiative known as NANOvember. Photo Gallery Available

  • ATV logo
    Albany Student Television Offers a Lively Education in Broadcasting
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 10, 2010) - What is informative and entertaining, offers practical experience and course credit, and involves more than 200 students?

    The answer: Albany Student Television.

  • The RNA Institute logo
    Krackeler Scientific Makes First Corporate Gift to The RNA Institute at the University at Albany
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 10, 2010) - Krackeler Scientific, Inc., an Albany-based distributor of scientific products, has made the first corporate gift to The RNA Institute at the University at Albany. The gift totals $45,000.

  • NIH/NCRR Awards UAlbany's The RNA Institute $5.4 million grant to enhance research facilities
    $7.4M in New Awards Propels UAlbany RNA Institute
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 05, 2010) - A $5.37 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Center for Research Resources and $2 million in matching funds from the State of New York will advance the University at Albany's RNA Institute to serve as the leading national resource for RNA technologies and drug discovery.
    Photo Gallery Available

  • Henry and William James
    University at Albany Celebrates William and Henry James
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 03, 2010) - The contributions of William and Henry James will be highlighted at a presentation entitled At the Gateway to Modernism: A Celebration of William and Henry James  on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University at Albany.

  • map showing size of virtual communities layered over map of the world
    DOE Funds UAlbany-Moscow Information Security Collaboration
    ALBANY, N.Y. (November 02, 2010) - UAlbany School of Business Associate Professor Sanjay Goel has won a $389,777 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop joint online courses in information security that will lead to new student exchanges between UAlbany and Bauman Moscow State Technical University.