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Improving the Bottom Line: UAlbany MBA Students Provide Companies with Innovative, Money Saving Energy Strategies
Working side-by-side with regional and national business development coaches, teams of  University at Albany MBA students have created sustainability programs and strategies to improve the green efforts and bottom line for companies across the country.

Renowned Cancer Expert, UAlbany Professor JoEllen Welsh Discusses Impact of Nutrition on Cancer Development at First Hogarty Family Foundation Lecture
Renowned breast cancer expert and University at Albany Empire Innovations Professor JoEllen Welsh will discuss the biological connections between diet, nutrition and cancer at the first Hogarty Family Foundation Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21 at the UAlbany Cancer Research Center's Massry Conference Center.

Study: Heart Patients who Undergo Angioplasty Immediately After Heart Catheterization Live Longer than Patients who Wait
Heart patients who undergo angioplasty immediately after heart catheterization live longer than patients who delay having the procedure done, according to a recent study at the University at Albany School of Public Health.

Half of Latinos in New York are for Gay Marriage or Civil Unions, According to New UAlbany Tracking Poll
Half of Latinos in New York State are for gay marriage or civil unions, according to a newly established poll by the University at Albany's New York Latino Research and Resources Network (NYLARNet) consortium, while only 18 percent of the state's Latino's self-identify as "liberal."

Report: Emerging Role of Faith-Based Nurses Aids in Prevention and Management of Chronic Diseases
Faith community nurses (FCNs) are playing an increasingly significant role in providing better access to basic health services for underserved populations, according to the University at Albany's Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS).

Marine Corps Coordinating Council Supports UAlbany Foundation Scholarship with $75,000 Donation
The Marine Corps Coordinating Council of NY Capital Region has donated $75,000 to the University at Albany Foundation to establish the Marine Sergeant William D. Powers Scholarship.

Study: Cost of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Higher for Patients who are Older, Female or Black
Heart patients who are older, female or black are associated with higher costs for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), according to a study by University at Albany researchers.

UAlbany Counseling Center Garners National Recognition for Best Practices in Health
The University at Albany Counseling Center recently garnered the 2009 Best Practices in College Health Award by the American College Health Association (ACHA) for its STEPS Screening and Brief Intervention Program.

UAlbany Council and Search Committee Recommend George Philip to be Permanent President
The University at Albany Council and the Presidential Search Committee have unanimously recommended to SUNY Chancellor-Elect Nancy L. Zimpher that George M. Philip be the 18th president of the University at Albany. Currently, Philip is the UAlbany Interim President.

University at Albany Celebrates 165th Commencement
The Honorable Deborah Glick, Assembly member, and Developing Families Center President Dr. Linda A. Randolph will deliver the undergraduate and graduate commencement addresses at the University at Albany 2009 Commencement Ceremonies.

UAlbany Increases Access to Skills Training for Public Health Nurses
The University at Albany School of Public Health's (SPH) Center for Public Health Continuing Education will develop a technology-based training program for public health nurses with a three-year, $365,666 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

UAlbany's Small Business Development Center Among Top Ten in Nation
The New York State Small Business Development Center (SBDC), based at the University at Albany, has been named among the top ten centers in the nation by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Media Advisory: UAlbany Latino Political Barometer Gauges Political Attitudes, Values, Behavior of Latinos in the Northeast
The University at Albany will release its first Latino Political Barometer, a survey that measures the political, social, and cultural views of the Latino community in New York and five northeastern states.

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