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Disaster Scientist Explores Role of Place Attachment Following California Wildfires

Homeowners across the United States are not only experiencing higher mortgage rates and property costs, they’re also at risk of damage from an increasing number of disasters linked to natural hazards, including wildfires.
23-Jun-2022 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAlbany Engineering Building to Anchor New Artificial Intelligence Supercomputing Initiative

The University at Albany today began a new era of teaching and research with the launch of Albany AI, a $200 million public-private supercomputing initiative based out of its soon-to-be-renovated College of Engineering and Applied Sciences building.
21-Jun-2022 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study in Chinese City Finds Children Spread COVID-19 Easier and Lockdowns Worked

Using high quality COVID-19 data from a northern Chinese city, two UAlbany researchers concluded that young people were most responsible for an increase in direct and secondary infections, and also determined that county-wide lockdowns proved...
21-Jun-2022 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

As Gun Deaths Surge, Researchers Focus on Experiences of Community Violence Interventionists

Landmark study reveals extreme levels of exposure to violence, risk of being shot for street outreach workers.
2-Jun-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Link Between Youth Incarceration and Lifetime Suicide Risk

A history of incarceration may increase suicide attempts, particularly for women who were incarcerated at a young age, a University at Albany School of Public Health study finds.
26-May-2022 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sociologist Explores, for First Time, the Dynamics of Immigration Enforcement that Impact Children’s Lives

The research used in-depth interviews collected between 2019 and 2021 with 84 young adults who were minors in the mid-2000s to draw conclusions and then policy implications.
2-May-2022 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Diminishing Arctic Sea Ice Has Lasting Impacts on Global Climate

As the impacts of climate change are felt around the world, no area is experiencing more drastic changes than the northern polar region.
28-Apr-2022 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAlbany, FIU Researchers Team Up to Launch $1.5 Million Virtual Cybersecurity Institute

The institute will help train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals for future military and civilian leadership positions.
5-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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