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UAlbany MBA Program Garners Top-10 Ranking from Princeton Review
The University at Albany Master's in Business Administration degree ranks ninth in offering the "Greatest Opportunity for Women," according to the Princeton Review's 2009 Best 296 Business Schools.

UAlbany’s Center for Technology in Government Announces Technology Transfer Agreement with MicroKnowledge, Inc.
The University at Albany's Center for Technology in Government and MicroKnowledge Inc., Tech Valley’s leading computer training and consulting firm, have signed an agreement for the delivery of CTG’s XML training curriculum.

UAlbany Education Professor Travels to China as Fulbright Scholar
University at Albany Education Professor David Yun Dai was named a Fulbright Scholar, joining an accomplished group of higher-education faculty and professionals traveling abroad for the 2008-09 academic year. Dai is conducting teacher surveys on inquiry-based learning in China as part of the country's educational reform efforts.

UAlbany Anthropologist's "Hobbit  Research" is one of Top 100 Science Stories of 2008
University at Albany anthropologist Adam D. Gordon is a key investigator in one of the 100 best science stories of 2008, according to Discover magazine.

UAlbany Dean Peter A. Bloniarz Named Chairman of TechConnex
The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) announced today that Peter Bloniarz, Founding Dean of the College of Computing and Information at the University at Albany, will serve as the Chair of TechConnex.

Hillside House of Coeymans Donates $250,000 to Establish Scholarship Honoring UAlbany Alumnus
The University at Albany announced the establishment of The Dr. Frank J. Filippone '41, '48 -- Hillside House Scholarship, designed to support graduate students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

UAlbany Announces Intersession Energy Savings Initiative
As part of the University's ongoing environmental sustainability efforts, UAlbany announced an Intersession Energy Savings Initiative, designed to decrease the campus' energy consumption and achieve cost savings of roughly $250,000.

UAlbany Appoints Joel Berkowitz as Director of the Center for Jewish Studies
Associate Professor Joel Berkowitz, an author and scholar in modern Judiac Studies, was appointed director of UAlbany's Center for Jewish Studies.

IBM Icon and Alumna Frances Allen Delivers Keynote Address at UAlbany's Winter Commencement
Alumna and IBM pioneer Frances Allen, '54, will deliver the keynote address at the University at Albany's Winter Commencement on Sunday, December 7 at 1 p.m. at the SEFCU Arena on the uptown campus.

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