July 2016 NewsCenter Archive

  • baby learning to walk
    When Did Your Child First Walk? The Answer May be an Indicator of Future Success

    Scientists have long known that certain motor milestones, such as crawling or walking, can help track early childhood development. Now for the first time UAlbany researchers explain how these achievements predict future childhood success.

  • Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
    Experts Advisory: Brexit, Immigration, Presidential Race and Polls

    Is the historic 'Brexit' vote a harbinger of things to come for the U.S. presidential race? UAlbany's faculty experts provide insight into how the British polls failed to predict the vote outcome, and whether U.S. polls matter right now.

  • 2016 Summer Orientation
    New Great Danes Start Their College Transition

    The next class of Great Danes are officially making their way onto UAlbany's campus. Approximately 3,600 freshmen and transfers will attend one of the University’s 13 orientation sessions through early August.

  • UAlbany Master of Regional Planning transportation
    Better Than They Could Have Planned

    Two master’s students researching transportation planning to ease congestion and decrease fatalities will now be traveling toll-free to graduation.

  • UAlbany at Albany International Airport
    UAlbany Messages Take Flight

    New banner ads greet travelers from across the nation and the world. 

  • Ph.D. student Tony Hoang
    Ph.D. Student Prepares to Launch Biotech Startup

    Tony Hoang was UAlbany’s first Blackstone LaunchPad business competition winner in April. He credits campus resources for his company’s early success.

  • Photo of Jordan Carleo-Evangelist and Ryan Silva
    New Hires Pave Paths for Government, Community Relations

    The Office of Government and Community Relations has hired two new staff members to reinforce UAlbany’s long-term commitment to strengthening relationships with regional communities and local and state government.

  • Plowing a field
    Farming for Answers

    In India, most urban planners examine issues of congestion, pollution and poverty in its rapidly-expanding cities. Surprisingly, Ray Bromley will not be one of them.

  • UAlbany athletics new website
    For Great Dane Fans, a Site to Behold

    Revamped UAlbanysports.com is accommodating to all devices, with expanded options for the ticket-buyer.

  • Commencement 2016
    Change Agents

    Historians have a special perspective on change that will serve them well as they face the future, Professor Dan White advised a crop of spring graduates at this year’s individual recognition ceremony.

  • UAlbany delegation from Uruguay
    Lessons learned

    Researchers and young professionals travel 5,000 miles to study with CTG.

  • The Campus Center West addition takes shape.
    Building for the Future

    Edward Durell Stone designed the University at Albany campus to accommodate 7,500 students. Today, a 55,000-square-foot Campus Center West Addition is taking shape as UAlbany strives to enroll 20,000 students by 2020.

  • University at Albany RNA Training Program
    Nurturing Tomorrow’s RNA Researchers

    The RNA Training Program provides enthused students with a unique RNA-centered curriculum, outlets to share ideas, and time to innovate.

  • Computer Engineering Major
    College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Gears Up to Welcome New Students into Computer Engineering Major

    The degree’s approval comes as science and engineering jobs in New York are expected to grow by 7.2 percent between 2008 and 2018 — more than double the projected growth for non-science and engineering jobs over the same period.

  • Deb Renner Fulton Street Gallery Troy
    Inspiration with No Litigation

    Curatorial studies course brings art and law students together as one.

  • Physicist and new Associate VP Satyendra Kumar shares his tricks of the trade.
    Grant Master

    Satyendra Kumar has some tricks of the trade to share with researchers seeking funding.

  • thinking it over
    Wanted: Visionaries

    Love the University and want to contribute to its future direction? Are you a big-picture thinker with a collaborative spirit? Or perhaps you are simply up for a new challenge.  

  • Measuring Carbon Monoxide in Southern Ocean
    Ice, Wind and Sea

    How do the world’s coldest oceans fight off global warming?

  • Jun Wang's microQR technology
    A Tiny Answer to a Big Problem

    Jun Wang, an assistant chemistry professor, is leading a team of UAlbany researchers in developing microsize QR codes that can be used to authenticate medicine, as well as any other product that has potential for counterfeit.

  • UAlbany In the News 2015-16
    Sizzling Hot!

    From the Today Show to New York Times, view media highlights from the 2015-16 academic year.

  • CRC summer research students
    What’s Your Summer Job? Try Cancer Researcher

    It might be a perfect day for relaxing by the pool, but for a group of Troy and Albany high school students, examining breast cancer and prostate cancer cell lines under a microscope is far more engaging.

  • Great Dane Athletic Club
    The Best of Fans

    New fan club offers perks for supporters of UAlbany Athletics.



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