• Sheila Nirenberg, UAlbany grad and MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" recipient

    Sheer Genius

    As a UAlbany undergraduate, Sheila Nirenberg prepared for a writing career - until a class on human genetics prompted her to change her major from English to psychology. Today, the 2013 MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" recipient is a neuroscientist researching technologies that can be used to treat blindness.

  • Helen Nunez-Arenas, the new face of intern recruitment for PwC

    A Fresh New Face

    While completing the requirements for an accounting degree last fall, Helen Nunez-Arenas, B.S.'13, took on an unexpected role as the face of intern recruitment for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

  • Intrepid Entrepreneur, Jonathan Rochelle

    Intrepid Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurship isn't for the faint of heart. Starting a business takes ambition, hard work, sacrafice - and sometime, a willingness to accept failure and redirect one's goals. In this issue of UAlbany, alumni business owners explain how they came to embrace their inner entrepreneurs.


Kathryn Zox and SSW student live on the radio

Students got into the spirit of things at the Holi celebration, also known as the festival of colors, held for the first time ever at UAlbany last April. The Indian Student Organization hosted the event, which featured music, dance, fun, and – of course! – bright colors.


Kathryn Zox and SSW student live on the radio

A look back at the highlights from Celebrate and Advance Week and the inauguration of UAlbany's 19th president.