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ASRC Focuses on Ups and Downs of Hudson Valley Weather
by CAROL OLECHOWSKI (November 7, 2003)
The ups and downs of weather in the Hudson Valley are the focus of a research project led by scientists at the University at Albany’s Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC).
The Hudson Valley Ambient Meteorology Study (HVAMS), funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), aims to shed new light on the physical mechanisms that lead to differences in weather and climate in the Hudson Valley. ASRC Research Professor DAVID R. FITZJARRALD and JEFFREY M. FREEDMAN, Ph.D. ’00, are working with colleagues, students, and alumni on the project. More >>

Don’t Walk Alone Strengthens Campus Safety
by CAROL OLECHOWSKI (November 7, 2003)
According to an old saying, “There’s safety in numbers.” In 1982, some University at Albany student volunteers took that adage to heart and created Don’t Walk Alone, a service that “promotes the general safety of the uptown campus” by ensuring that “students, faculty, staff, or even visitors” reach their destinations safely, said ROBERT “MARTY” WITT, program coordinator. More >>

Lydia Davis: Riding the Bus of Success
by GRETA PETRY(November 7, 2003)
She may be a new MacArthur grant winner, but don’t be surprised if you see acclaimed short story and fiction writer LYDIA DAVIS getting off an Adirondack Trailways bus in Albany. More >>

School of Social Welfare Initiative Bring Heightened Visibility
(November 7, 2003)
The University at Albany’s School of Social Welfare continues to grow in stature with three new initiatives in recent months. The initiatives focus on substance abuse and child welfare; meeting the needs of the aging; and a national conference on community-building in child welfare. More >>



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