September 2011 NewsCenter Archive

  • Researchers at UAlbany's nano college
    International Technology Group's $4.4 Billion Computer Chip Technology Investment to Bring $400M, 800 Jobs, to UAlbany NanoTech Complex
    ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 27, 2011) -- University at Albany President George M. Philip today joined New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to announce that the State of New York has entered into agreements guaranteeing investments worth $4.4 billion with leading global companies to create the next generation of computer chip technology.

  • UAlbany student enjoys Clash of the Quads
    UAlbany Students Show Their School Spirit and Giving Hearts

    ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 27, 2011) -- Not only did UAlbany students show their school spirit at the 9th annual Clash of the Quads, but they also demonstrated their giving spirit.

  • Spanish Novelist Gonzalo Torrente Ballester
    Legacy of Novelist Torrente Ballester to be Honored Oct. 14 by Writers Institute
    ALBANY, N.Y. (September 23, 2011) -- The work of famed Spanish novelist and former UAlbany Distinguished Professor Gonzalo Torrente Ballester will be honored by the Writers Institute and International Education on Oct.14, 1:30 to 5 p.m., in the Standish Room of the Uptown Campus's Science Library.

  • UAlbany Art Museum Presents After School Special Oct 14-Dec 10 2011
    UAlbany Art Museum Presents 'After School Special: The 2011 Alumni Show'

    ALBANY, N.Y. (September 20, 2011) -- The University at Albany's Art Museum will present After School Special, a major exhibition of the work by UAlbany alumni artists. Featuring 72 artists, the exhibition runs from Oct. 14 through Dec. 10, 2011.

    Video Available

  • Student at a computer at UAlbany
    UAlbany Academics in Focus: Computer Science

    UAlbany's Department of Computer Science equips students with a strong foundation in software development and advanced use of technology. The department prepares students for careers in fields such as software development, IT management and computer/network security.

  • The Student Association block party is September 25.
    Student Association (SA) Brings the World Within Reach to UAlbany
    ALBANY, N.Y. (September 19, 2011) -- What is big, bold, and provides University at Albany students everything from the chance to hear speakers like businessman and philanthropist Magic Johnson on Oct. 15 to concerts like LMFAO and Far East Movement on Nov. 12?

  • Suicide Prevention Speaker Jordan Burnham
    Inspirational Suicide-Attempt Survivor to Keynote World Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 19-22

    ALBANY, N.Y. (September 16, 2011) -- As part of its delivery of broadly based psychological services, health promotion initiatives and prevention programs, UAlbany's University Counseling Center will present a series of events Sept. 19 - 22 to support World Suicide Prevention Week.


  • U.S. Constitution
    Constitution Day Celebrated at UAlbany

    ALBANY, N.Y. (September 15, 2011) -- In honor of Constitution Day, University at Albany students will distribute pocket versions of the United States Constitution outside of the Campus Center from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, September 16.

  • UAlbany's Marina A. Petrukhina
    UAlbany Group’s Work on Buckybowls Featured in Science
    ALBANY, N.Y.  (September 15, 2011) -- University at Albany associate professor Marina A. Petrukhina and her research team in the department of chemistry have solved a long-standing scientific mystery, according to the Aug. 19 issue of Science.

  • UAlbany has been named a leading national university for public service and research.
    University Ranks High Nationally for Excellence and Public Service
    ALBANY, N.Y. (September 15, 2011) -- The University at Albany places among the top 100 national universities in the newly released Washington Monthly College Guide, which annually measures institutions of higher education for research quality, student success and public service.

  • UAlbany freshmen Gabriel Martinez, Camy Liang, and Elizabeth Maldonado
    Three Frosh Win $500 for Books in Explore UAlbany Raffle

    ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 14, 2011) -- Three UAlbany freshmen, Camy Liang, Elizabeth Maldonado, and Gabriel Martinez, have won this year’s Explore UAlbany raffle. Thanks to a generous donation from SEFCU, each has received a UAlbany Bookstore gift certificate for $500 toward the cost of textbooks this semester.

  • 9/11 Disaster Response
    Higher Education in a Post-9/11 World

    ALBANY, N.Y. (September 8, 2011) -- UAlbany Assistant Professor of Educational Administration and Policy Studies Jason Lane provides insight into the programmatic shifts in higher education in the U.S. post 9/11.

  • a candle in observance of 9/11
    UAlbany After 9/11: Event to Reflect How University Has Responded to a Changed World
    ALBANY, N.Y. (September 5, 2011) -- The University at Albany will observe the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks at a campus-wide event on Friday, September 9 at 12:30 p.m. at the University’s Performing Arts Center Main Theater. Photo Gallery Available

  • The Mona Lisa as a reflection of art history study at UAlbany
    Academics in Focus: Art History at UAlbany
    The Art History program offers a challenging and diverse curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, with students studying a wide range of historical periods, cultures, themes and media. In addition, students develop skills for critically evaluating and writing about works of art within their historical and cultural contexts.

  • Scott M. McGovern '87
    UAlbany Pays Homage to Alumni Lost on 9/11
    ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 5, 2011) -- The University at Albany's collective heart went out to the family and friends of those UAlbany alumni lost in the September 11, 2001, tragedy. Their loss and their legacy remain with the campus today, as this week it reflects on the events of 9-11.

  • UAlbany Alumna Dr. Terri Tobin of the NYPD
    UAlbany Alumna and 9/11 First Responder Dr. Terri Tobin: Her Perseverance is “Off the Charts”

    ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 5, 2011) -- As a first responder on 9/11, Theresa C. Tobin was literally blown out of her shoes. She suffered serious injuries, as well as a setback to her doctoral studies. Tobin, a deputy inspector in the NYPD, never gave up, and this past May graduated from UAlbany with a doctorate in criminal justice.