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December News

Internationally Known Mathematician Lindsay Childs Named Collins Fellow
Lindsay N. Childs, a much-loved mentor of students and an internationally recognized expert in algebraic field theory, has been named a Collins Fellow.

CTG Scholars Recognized as Ranking Members of the Digital Government Community
Theresa Pardo, Anthony M. Cresswell, Sharon Dawes, and J. Ramon Gil Garcia were recently ranked in the top ten of scholars in the field of digital government, according to a recent article from Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Electronic Government.

Books by NYSWI Fellows Lasdun and Davis in Atlantic Monthly's Top 25 for 2009
Two New York State Writers Institute Fellows – James Lasdun and Lydia Davis - have written new books named among the top 25 of 2009 by The Atlantic Monthly.

Former Congressman Michael McNulty Delivers Keynote Address at UAlbany’s Winter Commencement Dec. 6
Former Congressman Michael R. McNulty delivered the keynote address to more than 1,000 graduates and their families at the University at Albany’s Winter Commencement on Sunday, December 6, at the SEFCU Arena on the uptown campus.

Public Health Live! Celebrates 10 Years
The UAlbany School of Public Health broadcast series Public Health Live! is celebrating ten years of high quality programming with a special anniversary episode webcast, "Prevention Agenda: 10 Years of Public Health Live!" scheduled for December 17 at 9 a.m.

Anthropology Students Tackle Culture and Controversy
The name Yanomami -- meaning human being -- refers to the indigenous people of the Amazon rainforest who live on the border between Venezuela and Brazil. Located primarily in a remote region of South America, the Yanomami were the subject of Yanomamo: The Fierce People (1968), the best-selling anthropology textbook of all time.

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