Homecoming weekend saw hundreds of University at Albany students stranded for a time in Troy. What could have been an explosive situation ended peacefully…
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.
One of Afghanistan's most notable freedom fighters, women’s rights advocate Malalai Joya, 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. The lecture series includes several stops across the WAMC listening area. Joya’s tour is sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and Afghan Women’s Mission (AWM).
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.
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The coming week will highlight UAlbany's strengths in research, scholarships, campus life, diversity and community engagement, as well as celebrating the formal inauguration of Robert Jones as the college’s 19th president.
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.
The longtime coach of the University at Albany’s football team says he will retire after the season.
Bob Ford has been a fixture in Capital Region sports since he took over what was then a newly reinstated club team in 1970. 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.
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.
The SUNY Board of Trustees has given the green light to separate the University at Albany and the College of Nanoscale Science And Engineering. While there are some concerns, officials seem to agree they are taking steps in the right direction.
Last week, the trustees voted 13 to 3 in favor of splitting the colleges into two separate entities.