University at Albany

Program Funds:

College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Biological Sciences

For information regarding these funds, please contact the Department of Biological Sciences.

The Charles C. Adams and Harriet Dyer Adams Biodiversity, Conservation and Public Policy Fund
To recognize the pioneering work done by Harriet Dyer Adams' father in the early and mid-20th century, this fund was established by Miss Adams '60 to support the educational and research activities associated with the Program in Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy. This fund may be used to underwrite fellowships and assistantships, provide adjunct and visiting lecturer stipends, offer research grants to students and faculty members or sponsor other activities directly associated with the program.

Paul Lemon Ecology Fund

Established by Professor Emeritus Paul C. Lemon, a former chair of the Biology Department, this fund will provide funding for an annual award and/or lecture within the Department of Biological Sciences.

Life at the Science-Engineering Interface Endowed Lecture Series

The Life at the Science-Engineering Interface Endowed Lecture Series, generously established by Professors Marlene and Georges Belfort, provides support for lectures on interdisciplinary topics in the field of Biological and Life Sciences. This is a collaborative lecture series offered at both the University at Albany and at RPI. Both UAlbany and RPI will work in conjunction selecting renowned lecture speaker(s) to be hosted each year.

Edward L. Osborn Endowment

Established through the generosity of Edward Osborn '31, '38, a school administrator, this endowed fund provides support for the programs within the Biodiversity Program, including student environmental field study.

Robert Rickmenspoel Memorial Fund

Established through the contributions of faculty, staff and friends in memory of Robert Rickmenspoel, this fund provides support to sponsor an annual lecture by a distinguished biological scientist.