UAlbany Short Takes

UAlbany's Short Takes series invites you to attend powerful and pithy presentations by University faculty experts and alumni.

Saturday, April 6 from 1:30 – 4 p.m. during the BIG Event
Campus Center West Auditorium, Uptown Campus, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222

Driving directions and maps of the Uptown Campus

Featured Short Takes and Presenters

New York’s Mesonet: Better Weather Data – Faster
Presenter: Nicholas Bassill, Senior Meteorologist, New York State Mesonet

A Chat with Paul Caiano, WNYT NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist and UAlbany Alumnus

Did You Know? Quick Facts from UAlbany’s 175–year History
Presenter: Gregory Wiedeman, University Archivist, M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives, University at Albany Libraries

Big, Allied and Dangerous: Why Non-state Actors Kill and What Makes Them So Dangerous
Presenter: Victor Asal, Professor, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy

Seeing Danger: Dress and Appearance in American Crime and Justice
Presenter: Frankie Bailey, Professor, School of Criminal Justice

Albany’s Drone Flight Research Center and MakerSpace
Presenter: Michael Leczinsky, Lecturer, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Immigration Trends in New York State and the Capital Region -- What Effect Is the Situation at the Southern Border Having?
Presenter: Laura Gonzalez-Murphy, Director of Immigration Policy and Research for the New York State Department of State and UAlbany Alumna

Beating the Odds and Raising the Graduation Rate — The NYKids Program
Presenter: Aaron Leo, Post-Doctoral Fellow, NYKIDS

The Underground Railroad Archaeology Project
Presenter: Marilyn Masson, Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences

For more information, please contact Mary Hunt in the Office for Public Engagement at mhunt@albany.edu or 518.442.3470.

Thank you to the University's Center for Leadership and Service for its support for SHORT TAKES.