Campus Update

Shaffer Memorial Service Set for Oct. 21
The University Libraries lost a beloved member of its staff when Kay L. Shaffer died Sept. 16 at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Shaffer was a librarian and bibliographer for anthropology, linguistics, Russian and East European studies, Slavic languages and literatures, and sociology. Her career at the University spanned almost 33 years. More>>

Kermit Hall Moved Quickly, to Great Effect
Kermit L. Hall approached his days with an urgency and focus that in retrospect augured too brief a life, yet one so dynamic that for two decades it brimmed with impressive accomplishments in scholarship and academic leadership. More>>

Playing with Parking
A glittery gold fish decoration dangles from a shiny turquoise-colored ribbon outside the Campus Center East Trailer that serves as the home of the Office of Parking & Mass Transit Services. More>>

Giarrusso Named to New Position
Vice President for Finance & Business Kathy Lowery has announced the appointment of John Giarrusso as associate vice president for Finance and Business. More>>
Books in Brief >>
  • Jazz After Dinner, by Leonard A. Slade Jr.
  • Responsible Men, by Edward Schwarzschild
  • Knowledge Communities: Bringing the Village into the Classroom, by Joette Stefl-Mabry and Barbara L. Lynch
  • Interstate Disputes: The Supreme Court's Original Jurisdiction, by Joseph F. Zimmerman
  • Emerson Bicentennial Essays, edited by Distinguished Service Professor of English Ronald A. Bosco and Joel Myerson
  • The Election After Reform: Money, Politics, and the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, edited by Michael J. Malbin
Faculty/Staff >>
  • Aviva Snyder Returns from Service Trip to Nicaragua
  • Phil Eppard Named Fellow of Society of American Archivists
  • UAlbany Highlighted on Modern Architecture Tour
Alumni Excellence Awards Nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2007 Alumni Association Excellence Awards, which recognize alumni and friends of the University for their outstanding achievements and service to the University and community. More>>


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