Class of 2020

The University at Albany welcomed more than 2,700 freshmen and about
1,400 transfer students at the Opening Convocation.
Grace Claxton
Fall 2016: Features

Going Places

In 2015, University at Albany Track-&-Field Coach Roberto Vives urged student-athlete Grace Claxton to begin training in the 400-meter hurdles. This summer, she competed in that event at the Olympics in Rio.

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Harold Vaughn
Fall 2016: Features

Champions of Social Justice

Harold Vaughn, Ph.D., B.A.’50, M.A.’56, and UAlbany senior Jack LaVigne share a common goal: to better the lives of people in need.

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The fascinating careers of UAlbany alumni
Fall 2016: Features

Success Personified

By combining their talents, interests and personalities with the lessons they learned as students, UAlbany alumni forge fascinating careers.

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Justin Pegueros
Fall 2016: Features

Student Spotlight

Justin Pegueros, an M.P.H. student at the School of Public Health, and Cidny Ramirez, who majors in atmospheric science and Chinese studies, plan to use the skills they acquire at the University at Albany to save lives.

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Stories like that of olympian and UAlbany student ahtlete Grace Claxton
The Fall 2016 cover featured the UAlbany class of 2020
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UAlbany: Fall 2016

In this issue, we share the stories of a student-athlete turned olympian, champions of social justice, successful UAlbany alumni, and much more.