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Video Available  UAlbany's NYS Writers Institute Celebrates 25th Anniversary
The New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany announces its Fall 2009 schedule of visiting writers and classic films as a celebration of its 25th anniversary.

UAlbany Career Services Connects Regional Firms and Organizations with Qualified Students
The University at Albany’s Career Services office will address the ways in which it connects regional employers with ideal candidates at an information booth during UAlbany’s Community Day, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

'A Conversation with George S. McGovern' at UAlbany
Former presidential candidate and liberal icon George S. McGovern will visit the University at Albany, Sept. 30, 3:30 p.m. to discuss his latest book, Abraham Lincoln (New York: Henry Holt & Company, 2008).

Colin Powell, Paul Krugman Lectures, Harvey Milk Tribute Highlight Community Day, Reunion and Homecoming Weekend
Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman will visit the University at Albany for Reunion and Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 9-11, 2009, which begins with a tribute to gay activist, civil rights icon and UAlbany alum Harvey Milk.

UAlbany Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Professor Searches for Life on Other Planets
University at Albany Distinguished Teaching Professor John Delano is on the hunt for extraterrestrial life.

Center for Technology in Government Releases Recommendations to New York State on IT Governance
The University at Albany’s Center for Technology in Government (CTG) has released a report outlining five recommendations targeted at building new capability for enterprise information technology investment decision-making for New York State.

Video Available  UAlbany Works to Reduce Harmful Carbon Emissions on Nation’s Roadways and Across Campus
State University of New York Chancellor Nancy J. Zimpher joined University at Albany President George M. Philip today to announce two new campus environmental sustainability initiatives that aim to reduce harmful carbon emissions on the nation’s roadways and across campus.

Media Advisory: UAlbany Bolsters Commitment to Sustainability with New Transportation Initiatives to Reduce Campus, Global Carbon Footprint
State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will join the University at Albany community to announce two new transportation initiatives aimed at reducing harmful carbon emissions on campus and across the nation.

Media Advisory: UAlbany Opens Hudson 400 Celebration with “Uncharted” Art Exhibit
The University at Albany kicks off its semester-long community commemoration for Hudson 400 with the opening of the University Art Museum’s exhibition, “Uncharted.” Set against the larger context of travel and discovery, this group exhibition considers the potentialities and perils of navigating unfamiliar waters.

UAlbany Offers Semester-Long Community Commemoration for Hudson 400
To mark the Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial, the University at Albany and The University at Albany Foundation present a three-part Hudson 400 program: Art Exhibition, Talks and Concert, and Conference.

Media Advisory: Fire Officials Burn Mock Dorm Room to Demonstrate Safety  Procedures
A wood-frame mock residence hall room complete with furniture and fixtures will be burned to demonstrate fire safety procedures and tips. The room will contain commonly found hazards and demonstrate the possible effects of unsafe behaviors.

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