Campus Update
December 2007

Johnston's Choice Words Rated #1 by Scholastic
Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children's Learning by Peter Johnston, a professor in the Reading Department of UAlbany's School of Education, was recently listed as #1 by Scholastic on its list of the best books on education over the past decade.

Applebee and Frank Named Distinguished Professors
Arthur Applebee and Joachim Frank have been named to the rank of Distinguished Professor by the State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees. Distinguished Professor is the highest rank for a faculty member in the SUNY system.

Frankie Bailey Tapped as Author of the Year
Frankie Y. Bailey, a professor in UAlbany's School of Criminal Justice, was recently picked as Author of the Year for 2007 by the Friends of the Albany Public Library. Bailey is known for her mystery series centering on Lizzie Stuart, an African American university professor and crime historian noted as a graduate from UAlbany.


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