UAlbany http://wamc.org en Villanova Could Lose No. 1 Seed http://wamc.org/post/villanova-could-lose-no-1-seed <p></p><p>In top 25 men’s college basketball: It's one and done for the top seed in the Big East tournament. Regular season champ Villanova saw its hopes for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament field damaged when it lost to Seton Hall 64-63. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:15:00 +0000 Patrick Garrett 85834 at http://wamc.org Villanova Could Lose No. 1 Seed UAlbany Student Leaders Rail Against Fee http://wamc.org/post/ualbany-student-leaders-rail-against-fee <p></p><p></p><p>A broad coalition of student leaders at UAlbany are united against A new fee to be imposed on all students.</p><p>Leaders of the University at Albany’s political groups announced their opposition to a proposed ‘campus life fee.’ College Democrat, Republican, and Libertarian Presidents oppose the newly announced fee meant to curb ‘boredom on campus,’ according to the University’s facebook page promoting the $60.00 per semester fee.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:11:21 +0000 Dave Lucas 84508 at http://wamc.org UAlbany Student Leaders Rail Against Fee SUNY 2014 State of the University Address Pushes Online Learning http://wamc.org/post/suny-2014-state-university-address-pushes-online-learning <p></p><p>Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, who heads the 64-campus SUNY system, set the bar high <a href="http://wamc.org/post/suny-chancellor-outlines-ambitious-goals" target="_blank">last year</a> when she outlined goals and strategies designed to move the system to the head of the educational pack: the crown jewel of 2013's address was the three-year program to graduate students faster than the traditional four years of study ...</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 20:31:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 81840 at http://wamc.org SUNY 2014 State of the University Address Pushes Online Learning Giants Down Washington 24-17, Danes Second Half Rally Helps Defeated New Jersey Tech http://wamc.org/post/giants-down-washington-24-17-danes-second-half-rally-helps-defeated-new-jersey-tech <p></p><p></p><p>In the NFL, Andre Brown ran for a pair of touchdowns and Justin Tuck recorded four sacks of Robert Griffin III as the New York Giants downed Washington 24-17. Eli Manning was 22 of 28 for 235 yards and a TD to help the Giants overcome an early 14-0 deficit.</p><p>Elsewhere, Stephen Gostkowski booted a pair of 53-yard field goals in the fourth quarter to give New England a 34-31 win over Houston.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:09:46 +0000 Jaired Crofut 78922 at http://wamc.org Giants Down Washington 24-17, Danes Second Half Rally Helps Defeated New Jersey Tech UAlbany Students Stranded In Troy http://wamc.org/post/ualbany-students-stranded-troy <p></p><p>Homecoming weekend saw hundreds of University at Albany students stranded for a time in Troy. What could have been an explosive situation ended peacefully…</p><p><br />Eleven police departments from across the Capital Region descended on downtown Troy Saturday to handle crowd control after hundreds of UAlbany students were left in the streets when a homecoming event was cancelled.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:07:02 +0000 Dave Lucas 75988 at http://wamc.org Malalai Joya Speaking In NY & MA http://wamc.org/post/malalai-joya-speaking-ny-ma <p>One of Afghanistan&#39;s most notable freedom fighters, women&rsquo;s rights advocate <a href="https://www.facebook.com/joya.malalai" target="_blank">Malalai Joya</a>, is back in the US this fall for a national tour coinciding with the 12th anniversary of the start of the US war in Afghanistan.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The lecture series&nbsp; includes several stops across the WAMC listening area. Joya&rsquo;s tour is sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and Afghan Women&rsquo;s Mission (AWM).</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:48:45 +0000 Dave Lucas 74833 at http://wamc.org Malalai Joya Speaking In NY & MA UAlbany To Bring Scholar Daughters Of Desmond Tutu To Campus http://wamc.org/post/ualbany-bring-scholar-daughters-desmond-tutu-campus <p></p><p>The daughters of renowned South African activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu will make an appearance at the University at Albany as part of a weeklong celebration at the college.</p><p><a href="http://www.albany.edu/inauguration/events.php"><strong>CLICK HERE</strong></a> to view the full schedule of <em>Celebrate and Advance</em> events at UAlbany.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:27:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 74068 at http://wamc.org UAlbany To Bring Scholar Daughters Of Desmond Tutu To Campus Chipfab Plant For Marcy http://wamc.org/post/chipfab-plant-marcy <p>The Albany NanoCollege is branching out westward, stimulating even more growth.<br> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:45:20 +0000 Dave Lucas 73472 at http://wamc.org Chipfab Plant For Marcy UAlbany Unveils New School of Business Building http://wamc.org/post/ualbany-unveils-new-school-business-building <p></p><p>Days before students start another semester, the University at Albany cut the ribbon Monday on its state-of-the-art $64 million School of Business building and unveiled the State University of New York’s first four-year undergraduate degree program in digital forensics. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:20:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 71790 at http://wamc.org UAlbany Unveils New School of Business Building 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