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July News

Saurav Dutta Named Academic Accounting Fellow for the SEC
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has named University at Albany professor Saurav Dutta an Academic Accounting Fellow at the Office of the Chief Accountant. In that capacity, he will serve as a research resource for the SEC and as a liaison with professional accounting standards-setting bodies.

Criminal Justice Alum John Laub Tapped to Head National Institute of Justice
For more than 40 years, UAlbany's School of Criminal Justice (SCJ) has boasted nationally-recognized faculty, ground-breaking research and accomplished alumni. The tradition continued when President Obama nominated SCJ alum John H. Laub to serve as the new director for the National Institute of Justice.

A Global Network of Scholars
UAlbany's Center for Technology in Government is holding its fourth annual iGov Research Institute in Delft and The Hague in The Netherlands. iGov 2010 is providing 20 students from 14 countries the opportunity to assess the impact of information and communication technologies on the public sector and foster international collaboration.

UAlbany Donates More Than $75,000 to Haiti Relief Efforts
The UAlbany Haiti Relief Fund, which includes matching funds donated by University Auxiliary Services (UAS), has raised more than $75,000 to support the relief efforts following the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake that left an estimated 220,000 dead and one million homeless.

UAlbany Students Win Prestigious Scholarships to Study Abroad
Winston Scott is fulfilling his career aspirations. The UAlbany doctoral student in anthropology leaves for Guatemala in August on a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship.

New York Buzz Competition Features Hingis, McEnroe
The New York Buzz -- led by former women's No. 1 Martina Hingis -- return to UAlbany this July for the 2010 World TeamTennis (WTT) season. This year sees the Buzz welcome the likes of current No. 1 women's player in the world, Serena Williams, and seven-time major winner and tennis legend John McEnroe.

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