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Capital District Teachers Focus on Writing at University at Albany
School's out for summer except for the dedicated teachers who are coming to the University at Albany for a month starting today to develop best practices of teaching K-12 students to write well.

Video Available  New York Buzz Competition Features Williams, Navratilova
The World TeamTennis (WTT) defending champion New York Buzz will take to the courts at the University at Albany's SEFCU Arena for their 2009 season home opener at 7:30 p.m. on July 3.

Earleywine, Sarfoh Win Chancellor's Awards
Back when he was in high school, Mitch Earleywine couldn't figure out why anyone would want to make interesting concepts sound dull.

Gluck's Electric Brew Featured by Keyboard Magazine
The latest issue of Keyboard magazine includes a feature story about the University at Albany's own Bob Gluck. Keyboard has for decades been a leading trade publication in the field of jazz, popular, and electronic music.

Video Available  University Art Museum Hosts 2009 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region Juried Exhibition
The University Art Museum will host an opening reception for the 2009 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region Juried Exhibition on June 25 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Rockefeller College's Distinguished Leaders of Public Service
When President Barack Obama sought to fill the post of secretary of the Army, he turned to a leading expert on armed services known as a champion of the men and women in uniform -- Rep. John McHugh, graduate of the University at Albany's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.

Experiencing Business in Chile Firsthand
When traveling to Chile on business, do you: Address new business associates by their first names, in an attempt to be friendly? Tell a few jokes to break the ice, or remain businesslike? Talk about feelings when discussing a business proposal, or stick to the facts? 

UAlbany Student-Athletes Named to America East Honor Roll
More than 180 University at Albany student-athletes were named to the 2008-2009 America East Conference Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll.

UAlbany MBA Team Wins a Top Prize in Price Chopper Innovation Challenge
UAlbany School of Business students Andrew Cuthbert, Mark Adams, and James McGaughan developed a novel way for shoppers to improve their grocery-store experience. In so doing, they won a top prize in the Price Chopper Innovation Challenge.

Warren Roberts: Supporting Students Every Step of the Way
UAlbany alumnus Daniel R. Koch has come a long way since he first arrived on campus with an undeclared major in 1999, unsure of what his future would hold.

UAlbany Students Honored as SUNY 2008-09 Scholar Athletes
Four University at Albany students have been honored as Chancellor's Scholar Athletes by State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. The award recognizes academic excellence and athletic achievement at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I, Division III and NJCAA levels.

Ravi Named Distinguished Teaching Professor
Professor S.S. Ravi has just had his photo taken, and is loosening the tie he is not used to wearing. Ravi was recently named Distinguished Teaching Professor, one of the highest honors bestowed by the State University of New York.

Liberty Rising Star Grad Aims for Success at UAlbany
When Hayes Fields III graduates from the Liberty Partnership Rising Stars Program on Friday, June 12, at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Albany, it is with the knowledge that he has a bright future ahead of him at UAlbany.

Undergrad Leadership Focus of Center for Women in Government Partnership
A pilot program beginning in June 2010 will bring together between 25 and 40 undergraduate women enrolled at colleges and universities around the state for a week-long residency on leadership.

School of Business Prepared Brooks for the Next Step
Tammy Brooks has prepared herself for an executive management position. Brooks juggled a full-time job while studying for two years in the University at Albany's Weekend MBA program.

Kelly Named a National Woodrow Wilson Fellow
Reese Kelly, 27, a fifth-year student in the sociology doctoral program at UAlbany, has been selected as one of seven 2009 Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies Dissertation Fellows nationwide.

Cyber Security Conference: Inside the Hacker's Mind
UAlbany School of Business understands how hackers function. He uses that knowledge to outsmart them -- helping protect people from the dangers of identity theft. One way is through hacking demonstrations, which Goel will conduct at the 12th Annual New York State Cyber Security Conference on June 3-4 at the Empire State Plaza.

Johanna Fitch: Relishing the Camaraderie at UPD
When University Police Department Officer Johanna Fitch was five-years-old, she told her pediatrician during a routine visit that she was going to be an FBI agent.

Advisement Services Center Staff Recognized with National Awards
Two award-winning staff members of UAlbany's Advisement Services Center say that helping students discover and fulfill their potential is their reward.

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