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Study: New York Hospital RNs Report Increased Challenges, Lack of Adequate Training
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 30, 2008) -- Registered nurses working in New York State hospitals experienced increased challenges within the past year, according to a report by The Center for Health Workforce Studies at the University at Albany.

UAlbany Initiative Provides Greater Access to College Degrees for Working Professionals
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 29, 2008) -- The University at Albany-SUNY is undertaking a major initiative to redesign courses in the School of Education, making it easier for working professionals to earn a college degree.

Video Available  UAlbany Promotes Commitment to Sustainability by Signing Agreement
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 5, 2008) -- University at Albany-SUNY Interim President George M. Philip today further demonstrated UAlbany's commitment to sustainability and to reducing its environmental impact by signing the Climate Commitment.

Video Available  Latest Gifts Bring Private Philanthropy Support for UAlbany's Cancer Research to $1.07 Million
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 15, 2008) Interim President George M. Philip was joined by E. Stewart Jones and several other donors to announce $166,000 in gifts to support cancer research at the University at Albany-SUNY.

Gordon, Archer Highlight UAlbany's Commencement Weekend
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 15, 2008) -- State author Mary Gordon and former Detroit mayor Dennis Archer will deliver the undergraduate and graduate commencement addresses at the University at Albany-SUNY 2008 Commencement Ceremonies.

SUNY Chancellor Announces 2007-08 Scholar Athlete Awards
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 12, 2008) -- Interim SUNY Chancellor John B. Clark announced the recipients of the 2007-08 Scholar Athlete Award, which recognizes a combination of academic excellence and outstanding athletic achievement.

Media Advisory: University at Albany-SUNY Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 9, 2008) -- Capital Region volunteers will be honored for their service to the community in programs featuring exhibitors from various area organizations at a wellness fair, lectures and workshops focused on volunteering.

Media Advisory: Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary Performs Benefit Concert at UAlbany
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 6, 2008) -- The University at Albany's Institute for Mesoamerican Studies will host a benefit concert "A Folk Song Celebration," featuring Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary and the vocal ensemble group, Counterpoint.

Distinguished Cancer Researchers Arrive at UAlbany
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 7, 2008) -- Cancer researchers Martin Tenniswood and JoEllen Welsh have joined the University at Albany-SUNY from the University of Notre Dame as the Empire Innovations Professors of Biomedical Sciences.

Video Available  Media Advisory: UAlbany "Going Green" on Campus Cleanup Day
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 5, 2008) -- Environmental sustainability is the theme of the UAlbany's annual Cleanup Day as nearly 550 faculty, staff and student volunteers "go green" by planting trees and sprucing up the grounds of the campus.

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