University of Albany http://wrvo.org en Plan for newest SUNY campus stirs up some controversy http://wrvo.org/post/plan-newest-suny-campus-stirs-some-controversy <p>SUNY trustees have voted to split the University of Albany and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, to create the system's 65th SUNY campus. The founder of the college says the move will save SUNY money and help bring high tech jobs to New York state.<br><br>The plans is to have the new specialized college up and running in the 2014-2015 academic year, says Alain Kaloyeros, the school's CEO.<br> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:10:32 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41343 at http://wrvo.org Plan for newest SUNY campus stirs up some controversy Israeli companies will use UAlbany's nanotech school http://wrvo.org/post/israeli-companies-will-use-ualbanys-nanotech-school <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The state of Israel will spend up to $300 million a year in a new partnership with the University at Albany for Israeli companies to use the school's nanotechnology facilities.</p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:12:07 +0000 Ryan Delaney 35100 at http://wrvo.org Israeli companies will use UAlbany's nanotech school Upstate universities to focus on rural veterans issues http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-universities-focus-rural-veterans-issues <p>Upstate social work programs are aiming to provide better rural services for veterans and their families. Universities from across upstate New York, including in Rochester, Buffalo, Albany and Syracuse, are taking part in a program funded by the Department of Health and Human Services to train students in remote areas. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 15:49:20 +0000 Kate O'Connell 28984 at http://wrvo.org Russian and US students study cyber threats together http://wrvo.org/post/russian-and-us-students-study-cyber-threats-together <p>A bill to strengthen the nation&rsquo;s cybersecurity laws <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/03/us/politics/cybersecurity-bill-blocked-by-gop-filibuster.html" target="_blank">stalled in Congress this week</a>, but the issue remains a top priority for policy makers and business leaders around the globe.</p><p>That&#39;s why the University at Albany has launched a new program pairing students in New York and Russia to teach them about cybersecurity.</p><p> Sun, 12 Aug 2012 12:01:00 +0000 Marie Cusick 24146 at http://wrvo.org Russian and US students study cyber threats together