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UAlbany Hosts Election Night Political Experts
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 31, 2008) --  The 2008 presidential contest is in its last week, and with the rhetoric hot and the outcome historic no matter which way the votes go, this election is bound to be the most watched and analyzed in years.

UAlbany Announces Scholarship Fund to Remember Senior Richard Bailey
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 28, 2008) -- In the wake of the tragic death of 22-year-old senior Richard Bailey, UAlbany student leaders will create an endowed scholarship in memory of their fellow student.

Entrepreneur Michael Hoffman Supports UAlbany School of Education
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 24, 2008) -- Businessman Michael Hoffman has pledged $30,000 to the University at Albany to establish an endowed fund for teachers in the School of Education graduate program who work in urban school districts.

Media Advisory: Financial Crisis, Economic Slowdown Subject of UAlbany Forum
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 23, 2008) -- The University at Albany will host a forum, "The Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences," designed to discuss and answer questions about the country's economic slowdown.

Breast Cancer Research, Anabolic Steroids Among Topics Addressed at UAlbany Conference
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 22, 2008) -- Renowned cancer researcher Elwood Jensen will be among the keynote speakers at the first Conversations in the Capital District on Hormones conference.

Campus Sustainability Day Showcases UAlbany's Commitment to "Going Green"
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 21, 2008) -- The University at Albany is raising awareness and encouraging environmental conservation by celebrating National Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 22.

UAlbany's School of Social Welfare Announces Scholarship Endowments
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 20, 2008) -- UAlbany's School of Social Welfare will announce new scholarship endowments at a luncheon Friday, Oct. 24, at noon at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Ave.

Sun Microsystems Executive Addresses Technology Transfer Society Conference
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 16, 2008) -- Sun Microsystems executive and UAlbany alum Rich Green will speak at the 2008 Tech Transfer Society national conference on Friday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.

Experts Advisory: The University at Albany's Experts on Halloween
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 15, 2008) -- Halloween and popular culture, masks, costumes, garlic and folklore discussed by UAlbany's Halloween experts.

Wicked Author, Record Industry Execs, U.N. Humanitarian Return to UAlbany as Inspirations to Campus Community
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 14, 2008) -- A best-selling novelist, a pair of pioneering record executives and a global policy maker are all UAlbany alumni making their mark on the world and inspiring the next generation of successful students.

Video Available  UAlbany Day October 25: The Capital Region's Passport to the World
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 14, 2008) -- UAlbany will open its doors to the community for UAlbany Day on October 25 offering dozens of faculty and student demonstrations, tours, a farmer's market, and an Andy Warhol photography exhibit.

Video Available Restored UAlbany Carillon Rings in Improved Sounds and Early Warning System
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 14, 2008) -- With the flourish of refurbished chimes and a new state-of-the-art public address system, UAlbany's carillon will reclaim its place as a venerated tradition and play a new role in campus safety.

Video Game Innovator Offers an Inside Look at Virtual Industry at UAlbany College of Computing and Information
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 9, 2008) -- UAlbany's College of Computing and Information will host Tobi Saulnier, CEO and founder of 1st Playable Productions in Troy.

Video Available  UAlbany Cancer Research Center Open House Focuses on Early Breast Cancer Detection
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 6, 2008) -- The University at Albany hosted an open house at its Cancer Research Center to highlight the importance of early breast cancer screening and advances in cancer research.

UAlbany Dedicates Site of New School of Business Building
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 3, 2008) -- The University at Albany today dedicated the site of its new School of Business building with support from community, business and political leaders.

Media Advisory: University at Albany Dedicates New School of Business Site
ALBANY, N.Y. (October 2, 2008) -- Local and state government officials, as well as UAlbany alumni join the University to dedicate the site of the new School of Business building.

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