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July News

Preparing for the Challenges of a Large-Scale Emergency
On Wednesday, August 5, UAlbany’s School of Public Health will host a community forum designed to help emergency preparedness officials understand the special needs of three vulnerable populations -- elderly adults, residents of isolated rural areas, and persons with physical disabilities -- during a large-scale emergency.

Bayley on Counterterrorism in India
Addressing the role of police in counterterrorism was on the agenda of Distinguished Research Professor of Criminal Justice David Bayley, who traveled to India in February at the invitation of the U.S. Department of State.

The UAlbany-Argentina Connection
School of Business Vice Dean Linda Krzykowski has traveled with UAlbany MBA students to Argentina and worked with the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires (USAL) seven times over the course of a decade.

Burkhart Breathes Life into Christian Dramas from the Aztecs
It is satisfying for Professor of Anthropology Louise M. Burkhart to see her four-volume set lined up on her desk, now that Nahuatl Theater, Vol. 4: Nahua Christianity in Performance has been published by University of Oklahoma Press. However, she's not done with Nahuatl theater.

CARD Mission: Improving Children's Quality of Life
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) director Kristin Christodulu is driven by her desire to improve the quality of life for children and their families.

Sara Ganetis: Hollings Scholar Not Afraid to Get Wet
Sara Ganetis is inspired by a favorite quote from E.B. White about weather forecasters.

School of Public Health Students Raise Awareness about Violence Against Women
Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, had been to Bosnia, Afghanistan and Haiti, where rape was used as a tool of war, but it wasn't until she visited the Democratic Republic of Congo that she saw women so brutalized by sexual attacks by armed groups she called it femicide.

Fortune Elected to National Council on Social Work Education
Anne E. (Ricky) Fortune was recently elected to represent graduate faculty on the Council on Social Work Education, the national accrediting body for B.A. and M.S.W. programs in the field.

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