News Releases - November 2006

Women's Studies at UAlbany Celebrates 35 Years
5th annual student conference commences year-long celebration of department
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 29, 2006) -- The University at Albany's Department of Women's Studies will host The 5th Annual Women's Studies Student Conference with the theme "Looking Back, Moving Forward: Celebrating 35 Years of Women's Studies." The event marks the launch of a year-long celebration of the department, including a faculty exhibit of the department's history through the College of Arts and Sciences, and a Women's History Month lecture by renowned feminist scholar Beverly Guy-Sheftall, in the spring of 2007. More>>

New Hampshire Tops U.S. Ranks of Registered Nurses While California Trails Rest of Nation, According to UAlbany's Center for Health Workforce Studies Report
Massachusetts Has Highest Number of Physicians; New York First in Home Health Aides
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 15, 2006) -- As the nation confronts a shortage of nurses that is predicted to grow with the retirement of baby boomers, a new report by the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the University at Albany's School of Public Health finds that New Hampshire has the most registered nurses (RNs) per capita in the United States, with 1,283 RNs per 100,000 population. More>>

UAlbany Libraries Acquire Ronald B. Stafford Papers
M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives adds the papers of a state senator to its collection
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 8, 2006) -- Brian Keough, head of the University at Albany's M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, today announced the acquisition of the Ronald B. Stafford Papers, approximately 225 cubic feet of material documenting Stafford's 40 years in the New York State Senate and in public life. More>>

University at Albany Opens Emeritus Center
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 1, 2006) -- University at Albany Officer in Charge Susan Herbst along with distinguished colleagues officially opened the University's new Emeritus Center today. The center will serve as a gathering place for UAlbany retired faculty and professionals and is designed to facilitate and promote interdisciplinary scholarship. More>>

Video Available SEFCU and UAlbany Forge a 10-Year Partnership
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 1, 2006) -- SEFCU, the largest credit union in the Capital Region, and the University at Albany today announced a $2.75 million commitment to name the university's Recreation and Convocation Center, in addition to promotional opportunities, for a 10-year period. The facility, to be known as the SEFCU Arena, is the home for UAlbany's men's and women's basketball teams. More>>


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