News Releases - December 2006

AIDS: 25 Years Later Focus of UAlbany School of Public Health Community Forum
Third Thursday Breakfast Broadcast (T2B2) available free online at 9 a.m. on Dec. 21
ALBANY, N.Y. (December 18, 2006) -- A 25-year retrospective of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) will be the focus of a Third Thursday Breakfast Broadcast (T2B2) on December 21 from the University at Albany's School of Public Health. The program will include interviews with Frank J. Oldham, Jr., the executive director of National Association of People with AIDS and Doug Fish, M.D., the medical director for the AIDS Treatment Program at Albany Medical Center. More>>

UAlbany's Center for Technology in Government Announces Selection of Four International Working Groups on Digital Government Research
Financial Support to Foster International Research on Global Collaboration, Urban Livability, Citizen Participation, and Public Health and Safety
ALBANY, N.Y. (December 15, 2006) -- The University at Albany's Center for Technology in Government (CTG) has selected four groups of international researchers to receive funding to advance digital government (DG) research on issues that cross national boundaries. The groups were chosen through a peer review of proposed research programs that would benefit from close collaboration of U.S. and international partners. More>>

UAlbany Challenges Campus to Read
Project chooses Elizabeth Kolbert's Field Notes from a Catastrophe for 2nd annual cross-campus read
ALBANY, N.Y. (December 14, 2006) -- University at Albany Officer in Charge and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Susan Herbst has launched the second annual University at Albany Reading Project, a program to engage the entire University community in reading a common text. The undertaking is designed to bring all students, faculty, and staff together for reflection, analysis, and debate, reinforcing the University's shared enterprise as an intellectual community. More>>

Elder Network Receives Boost from Governor and State Legislators
State provides $800,100 for programs to assist Capital Region seniors
ALBANY, N.Y. (December 13, 2006) -- The Governor and Legislature today announced $800,100 in state funding for the Elder Network of the Capital Region (ENCR), based at the University at Albany's School of Social Welfare, to establish programs to create sustainable, aging-prepared communities from which exemplary practices will serve as models to augment New York's long-term care policy reform initiatives. More>>

Expert Advisory: UAlbany's Anxiety Disorders Research Program Offers Tips to Curb Holiday Stress
ALBANY, N.Y. (December 13, 2006) -- The shopping, parties, decorating and general bustle of the holidays produces, for many, more stress than pleasure. John P. Forsyth, director of the University at Albany's Anxiety Disorders Research Program, offers the following simple tips and reminders for dealing with holiday season stress: More>>

Media Advisory: State Announces Support of Elder Network of the Capital Region
ALBANY, N.Y. (December 11, 2006) -- Governor George E. Pataki (invited) and members of the State Legislature join Susan Herbst, Office in Charge of the University at Albany, to announce significant state funding to support the Elder Network of the Capital Region. More>>

UAlbany Announces Commencement, Dec. 10
Hon. Richard C. Wesley, an alumnus, will give the keynote address
ALBANY, N.Y. (December 7, 2006) -- The University at Albany will hold its Winter Commencement on Sunday, December 10, 1 p.m. at the SEFCU Arena on the uptown campus. More>>


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