Hudson Valley Community College http://wamc.org en Anne Lamott http://wamc.org/post/anne-lamott <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Renowned author <a href="http://www.barclayagency.com/lamott.html">Anne Lamott</a>, whose latest work of non-fiction is <em>Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers</em> is in town this morning to speak at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy at 11 AM. We are thrilled she stopped by here first.</p><p>Lamott uses humor to get her messages across about motherhood, loss, spirituality and alcoholism in her novels and non-fiction. Among her works are <em>Operating Instructions</em>, <em>Hard Laughter</em>, <em>Rosie</em>, and <em>Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son’s First Son</em> – which is just out in paperback.</p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62104 at http://wamc.org Anne Lamott Jonathan Dordick, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - nano-collaboration focus of symposium http://wamc.org/post/jonathan-dordick-rensselaer-polytechnic-institute-nano-collaboration-focus-symposium <p>Collaboration is the focus of a two-day National Academy of Sciences symposium at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, and nano-technology is at the center of the discussion because of the work at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, the College of Nano-Scale Science and Engineering in Albany and Global Foundries in Malta, Saratoga County.</p><p>Working together in the nano field is vital according to professor Jonathan Dordick, vice president of research at RPI. He spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Brian Shields 61369 at http://wamc.org Jonathan Dordick, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - nano-collaboration focus of symposium