The Value of Higher Education


The Value of Higher Education

Today, escalating tuition costs, mounting student debt, stagnant graduation rates and uncertain job prospects are calling the value of a degree into question. In this issue of UAlbany, University President Robert J. Jones, Ph.D., and five other high-level education professionals testify to the value of their own college experiences and encourage young people to prepare for life by pursuing post-secondary studies.


Professor of Chemistry and Biology Daniele Fabris

The RNA Institute: Distinguishing UAlbany in Life Sciences Research

At UAlbany, researchers are working toward a deeper understanding of RNA and its potential in developing therapeutics effective in the treatment of drug-resistant infections and other diseases. Read more.


New School of Business building

Getting Down to Business

The University’s new School of Business boasts spaces and technologies designed to meet the needs of students preparing for 21st-century entrepreneurial and workplace opportunities. Read more.



Three Literary Masters

Three Literary Masters

A new book, an international literary prize and a commission for an operatic Roscoe are the most recent achievements from a trio of authors with New York State Writers Institute connections. Read more.



Coach Bob Ford poses in front of new field

Something to Cheer About!

Just in time for the start of football season, UAlbany’s long-awaited multi-sport stadium opens. The men’s and women’s soccer teams will compete there, too. Read more.