A Lifelong Passion to Teach is Rewarded
Samantha Friedman of Sociology is the winner of the Faculty & Student Engagement Torch Award, which honors a faculty member who has had an outstanding positive impact on a graduating senior’s academic and personal success.
Residential Inequality for Muslims
Muslims in America today encounter stigmas that literally hit home. This is revealed in newly published research by two University at Albany faculty members, who delved into the unexplored area of residential attainment. Using Philadelphia, Pa., as their case study, lead author Samantha Friedman of Sociology and co-author Recai Yucel, chair and professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, found that the city’s Muslims are experiencing greater residential disadvantages than non-Muslims. “Moreover,” said Friedman, “black Muslims face a double disadvantage due to race and religion, relative to black non-Muslims.”
2018 President’s Awards for Excellence
The College of Arts and Sciences proudly announces six faculty and staff members are receiving the prestigious UAlbany President’s Awards for Excellence. This annual recognition represents exceptional contributions to the campus community and in 2018 these honored members of CAS have been selected. Congratulations to these deserving recipients! Cynthia Fox Professor Languages Literatures and Cultures Award: Excellence in Academic Service Irene Andrea Administrative Manager History Award: Excellence in Professional Service Sean Rafferty Professor Anthropology Award: Excellence in Teaching
The State University of New York has announced the winners of the Chancellor's Awards for Excellence, a system-level honor that recognizes consistently superior professional achievement. The award, designed to encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence at SUNY colleges and Universities, underscore SUNY’s commitment to sustaining intellectual vibrancy, advancing the boundaries of knowledge, providing the highest quality of instruction, and serving the public good. UAlbany’s winners for the Chancellor’s 2017-18 Award for Excellence are: