Miesing’s Fulbright Program Explores Rural Innovation in Chile
This spring, Professor Emeritus Paul Miesing is getting the opportunity to return to the Fulbright program as a Fulbright Specialist in Chile, where he will combine his passion for mentorship with an exploration of sustainability and social issues through a project on rural innovation and entrepreneurship.
SUNY Chancellor Appoints Dina Refki to Head Immigration Institute
The new institute will provide research for policy proposals to help immigrants transition to community life, education and the workforce.
Social Inequities Reflected in Wait Times: The Poor Wait Longer
Longer wait times for services faced by Black Americans and lower income Americans have clear impacts, even beyond stress and the loss of productivity. Longer waits for medical services result in worse health outcomes, and long lines at the polls impact people’s ability to vote.
From Workforce to Well-Force
Hosted by the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, the conference explores how we can build optimal workplaces and work structures that are women and family-friendly, that attract and retain talent, that leverage maximum productivity, and that avoid stress and burnout. It examines policies and practices that can address systemic issues that the pandemic forced to the forefront.
Law, Policing, and Disorder in Contemporary Pakistan
Join us March 31st in UAlbany’s Campus Center for this speaker event, featuring South Asian experts Yasser Kureshi from the University of Oxford and Zoha Waseem of the University of Warwick.
Five Rockefeller Students Selected as Spring 2023 Center for Law & Policy Solutions Research Interns
During the semester, the undergraduate interns will focus their research on workforce shortages in the home health and personal care aide occupations and explore how state policymakers are addressing projected workforce needs.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion Announces 2023 Diversity Transformation Award Winners
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) has announced the winners of the 2023 Diversity Transformation Awards. Among this year’s recipients are projects aiming to support UAlbany’s BILPOC faculty, undocumented students and members of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as efforts to increase presence of historically underrepresented groups in UAlbany curricula and STEM departments.
Government and Accountability: 5Q with Fulbright Scholar Aira Azhari
A Malaysian scholar is using her Fulbright grant to study anti-corruption and government accountability through Rockefeller College.