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Study: Collapse of Ancient Mayan Capital Linked to Drought

Prolonged drought likely helped to fuel civil conflict and the eventual political collapse of Mayapan, the ancient capital city of the Maya on the Yucatán Peninsula, suggests a new study that was published with the help of a University at Albany...
18-Aug-2022 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UAlbany Tapped to Lead $2.5 Million NSF Grant Aimed at Increasing STEM Participation Among Underrepresented Students

The five-year, National Science Foundation grant will support the SUNY Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program, a collaboration among 15 SUNY institutions that has played an instrumental role in diversifying the nation’s STEM...
11-Aug-2022 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UAlbany Launches New Graduate Program in Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Information Sciences Minors in Machine Learning and Game Design

The new academic programs will help shape future leaders in emergency management, homeland security and emerging technologies.
7-Jul-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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