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March News

Zimpher Articulates SUNY's Leadership Role in New York's Resurgence
The SUNY system is busily creating a new roadmap that will aid the growth of New York State in profound ways - but, said Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, SUNY needs a state "driver's license" of flexibility and stability to make it happen.

Profiling the ASP: Behind the Bylines
Every Tuesday, the Albany Student Press hits newsstands around campus.

The Power of Ethics
UAlbany junior Cameron Waldman leads a team of students who are engaged in weighing the pros and cons of some of the thorniest real-life ethical issues in society today. Waldman and his team members head to Puget Sound in Washington this week to compete in the Bioethics Bowl.

Norwegian eGovernment Delegation Visits Center for Technology in Government
An eGovernment delegation from Norway visited UAlbany's Center for Technology in Government on March 17, 2010 as part of a larger study tour that also includes the White House Open Government Team and the United Nations.

LACS, Women's Studies Host Book Signing
UAlbany's Departments of Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies and Women's Studies will host a book signing in the University at Albany Bookstore on March 24 at 6 p.m.

Sharing Conversation with Refugees
UAlbany sophomore Richard Mitchell plans to teach children and refugees in other parts of the world after he graduates. The Africana Studies major from Newburgh, N.Y., is already gaining experience by volunteering with Refugee Conversation Partners.

UAlbany Students Fight Cancer Through Relay For Life
When Nicole Place walks in the Relay For Life this weekend in the SEFCU Arena, it will be with the memory of her two grandmothers who lost their battles with cancer.

New York Medical Society Cites David Carpenter for Outstanding Contributions to Medicine and Research
University at Albany Professor David O. Carpenter has received the Medical Society of the State of New York 's Albion O. Bernstein, M.D. Award,  given to the physician, surgeon or scientist who has made outstanding contributions to medicine or the prevention of disease during the previous calendar year.

UAlbany Students' Service, Involvement Recognized with President's Leadership Awards
More than 90 University at Albany students and campus groups are being honored with the President's Leadership Award, recognizing their significant contributions to enhancing the quality of life at UAlbany.

UAlbany Takes Steps Toward Carbon Neutrality
The University at Albany is augmenting its "Green Scene" efforts to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Slade Celebrates Human Spirit with 'Triumph'
Professor of Africana Studies and adjunct professor of English Leonard A. Slade Jr. has published his 13th book of poetry, Triumph.

Noted Marxist Theorist Moves Critique Beyond Cultural Representations
UAlbany Professor of English Teresa L. Ebert, whose book The Task of Cultural Critique was recently published by University of Illinois Press, is regarded as "one of the most significant Marxist theorists currently writing about the humanities."

Study Abroad Program Highlights Jewish History in Belarus
The University at Albany is offering a unique study abroad opportunity in Belarus this summer. The service-learning trip will focus on the impact of the Holocaust on the area -- at the time part of the former Soviet Union -- and on preserving a neglected Jewish cemetery.

CTG, National Association of State Chief Information Officers Collaborate on Agenda-setting Technology Workshop
The University at Albany's Center for Technology in Government led the organizing effort for a workshop that brought together leading social and information scientists and government practitioners to lay out an agenda to address grand challenges in information, technology, and governance.

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