University at Albany http://wamc.org en 3/19/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/31914-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock and WAMC Newsman Ray Graf.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Crisis in Ukraine<br />NSA Calls<br />Heart Disease Link<br />Malaysian Radar<br />UAlbany&nbsp;NCAA win</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86177 at http://wamc.org 3/19/14 Panel Parties Pose Problems For Colleges And Communities http://wamc.org/post/parties-pose-problems-colleges-and-communities <p>Though just 21 of the 55 arrested at Saturday’s Blarney Blowout are enrolled at <a href="http://www.umass.edu/" target="_blank">UMass Amherst</a>, roughly 100 students marched across campus Tuesday demanding an apology from Amherst police for what some students are calling excessive use of force. Amherst police were the lead agency in responding to the alcohol-fueled outdoor daytime party that drew more than 4,000.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:59:33 +0000 Jim Levulis 85772 at http://wamc.org Parties Pose Problems For Colleges And Communities Dr. Adam Gordon, University at Albany – Human Foraging Patterns http://wamc.org/post/dr-adam-gordon-university-albany-human-foraging-patterns <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Adam Gordon of the University at Albany discusses a common behavioral pattern found in living things from honey bees to humans.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 82913 at http://wamc.org Dr. Adam Gordon, University at Albany – Human Foraging Patterns Ford's 44th Season His Last At UAlbany http://wamc.org/post/fords-44th-season-his-last-ualbany <p>The longtime coach of the University at Albany’s football team says he will retire after the season.</p><p>Bob Ford has been a fixture in Capital Region sports since he took over what was then a newly reinstated club team in 1970.&nbsp; More than four decades later, Ford told reporters Tuesday afternoon that the Great Danes’ first season in their brand new stadium will be his last.</p><p>The Springfield College graduate has 264 career victories, and has shepherded the program through the jump to Division I in 1999 and a leap to the Colonial Athletic Association this year.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:47:28 +0000 Ian Pickus 71342 at http://wamc.org Ford's 44th Season His Last At UAlbany SUNY New Paltz Opens Sustainability Office http://wamc.org/post/suny-new-paltz-opens-sustainability-office <p>One of the State University of New York campuses has a new Office of Campus Sustainability. Already, the college is one of eight SUNY campuses listed in the Princeton Review’s 2013 Guide to Green Colleges.</p><p>The State University of New York at New Paltz has hired a full-time sustainability coordinator, who begins May 1, and a part-time energy coordinator. The new office and its hires come in support of the SUNY New Paltz president’s recent submission of the Campus Sustainability Plan to the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment.</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:29:08 +0000 Allison Dunne 63439 at http://wamc.org SUNY New Paltz Opens Sustainability Office Scott Waldman - Albany Times Union http://wamc.org/post/scott-waldman-albany-times-union <p>The University At Albany is again facing questions about the extracurricular activities of some it its students after several were arrested last week in an alleged hazing incident resembling the torture technique known as 'waterboarding'.</p><p>For more on the incident, WAMC's Patrick Donges spoke with Albany Times Union education reporter Scott Waldman, who has been following the story.</p><p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 17:25:00 +0000 51912 at http://wamc.org