July 2014 NewsCenter Archive

  • The Thompson trio earned spots on the Iroquois roster after leading UAlbany to arguably its best season in program history.
    UAlbany’s Lyle Thompson Nominated for ESPY Award, Lacrosse Trio Competes on International Stage

    University at Albany men’s lacrosse phenoms Lyle, Miles and Ty Thompson are once again making global headlines. Lyle is nominated for ESPN’s Best Male College Athlete ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award), while the trio has been selected to the roster for the Iroquois Nationals.

  • Mary Gallant, health policy expert
    School of Public Health Professor Chosen for National Leadership Program in Academic Health Science

    Mary Gallant, associate professor and School of Public Health associate dean, has been named a fellow in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) Program, a year-long part-time fellowship for female faculty in schools of medicine, dentistry and public health.

  • News Image from UAlbany
    Teaching At-Risk Students to Argue Like a Lawyer

    UAlbany professors from the School of Education and Department of Sociology collaborate to develop a literacy course “Arguing Like a Lawyer,” geared toward high school freshmen at risk of dropping out. Margaret Sheehy of Literacy Teaching and Learning is PI on the three-year project, awarded $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education.

  • UAlbany chemistry professor Eric Block
    UAlbany's Eric Block Named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society

    UAlbany chemistry professor Eric Block has been selected as a member of the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. The 2014 ACS Fellows, which were announced in today’s issue of Chemical and Engineering News, will be honored on Aug. 1.

  • UAlbany's Cancer Research Center
    Internship Opportunities Abound at UAlbany

    Whether working to develop new therapy approaches for difficult-to-treat cancers or serving as a tax advisor for clients of PricewaterhouseCoopers, University at Albany students are gaining practical and professional experience through a variety of on- and off-site internship opportunities.

  • UAlbany's Lyle Thompson
    UAlbany's Thompsons Lead Iroquois to Historic Victory at World Lacrosse Championships

    UAlbany’s Miles Thompson and Lyle Thompson have led the Iroquois Nationals to a third place finish in the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships, the highest placement ever for the team. The Iroquois Nationals secured the bronze medal on Saturday by defeating Australia 16-5.

  • Summer 2014 Ms. cover of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    UAlbany Professor Profiles Adichie for Ms. Magazine Cover Story

    Janell Hobson, associate professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies at UAlbany, wrote the cover story “Storyteller” for the Summer 2014 issue of Ms. magazine, the national feminist publication. The story details a conversation with Nigerian-born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

  • UAlbany Class of 2018 jumps for joy at orientation
    UAlbany Orientation 2014: Students Embark on College Rite of Passage

    Like each of UAlbany’s 20 orientation assistants, sophomore Brittanliz Echezarria aids the transition being made by incoming Class of 2018 freshmen. In a two-day session, she helps them meet new classmates, map academic paths, become acclimated to campus living and, most importantly, learn what it takes to be a successful Great Dane.

  • Illustration of MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) pathogen
    UAlbany Scientists Pursue Health Research through SUNY Network of Excellence Funding

    Six University at Albany researchers are members of teams that won funding through the State University of New York Health Network of Excellence. The health-related research projects span antibiotic development, big data, and 3D printing technology initiatives.

  • Gavel and Scales of Justice
    UAlbany Professor Examines Role of Mental Health Courts

    UAlbany School of Criminal Justice Associate Professor Allison Redlich has been awarded a $99,371 NARSAD grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation to examine the mediating role of mental health courts in the treatment of individuals with serious mental health problems.