The State University of New York at Albany, also known as University at Albany, State University of New York, SUNY Albany or simply UAlbany, is a public university located in Albany, Guilderland, and East Greenbush, New York, United States; is the senior campus of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Founded in 1844, it is an internationally recognized public research institution, which carries out a broad mission of undergraduate and graduate education, research, and service. The University has three campuses: the Uptown Campus in Albany and Guilderland's McKownville neighborhood, the Downtown Campus in Albany, and the East Campus in East Greenbush, just east of Albany. The University enrolls more than 17,500 students in nine schools and colleges, which offer 58 undergraduate majors and 128 graduate degree programs. The University’s academic choices are diverse and include a range of new and emerging fields such as public policy, nanotechnology, globalization, documentary studies, biotechnology and informatics.
Cyber crime and identity theft weighing on property crime rates, says study
The U.S. crime rate continues to fall, according to the latest FBI's release based on Uniform Crime Reporting from police departments, but researchers say those numbers, which have been on a downward slide since the 1990s, ...
Climate study predicts a significant increase of lightning during 21st century
A new study published in Science predicts a 50 percent increase in lightning strikes across the United States during this century as a result of warming temperatures associated with climate change.
Ontario lake-effect snows create 'Ideal laboratory' for meteorologists
(Phys.org) —As a blizzard shut down much of northern New York State in early January, researchers from the University at Albany and SUNY Oswego took to the shores of Lake Ontario to peer into the innards of the storm.
War is text: Researchers find depictions of war in school textbooks shifted radically after Vietnam era
(Phys.org) —Modern day textbooks draw a different picture of war than their predecessors did in the era immediately after World War II leading up to the Vietnam War, a study by University at Albany researchers finds.
Study predicts an ice-free Arctic by the 2050s
(Phys.org) —Accelerated climate warming propelled by greenhouse gas emissions could bring an ice-free September to the Arctic by 2054, a University at Albany scientist predicts.
For blacks in America, home ownership does not mitigate residential segregation
While home ownership has long been a key to affluence and a symbol of the American dream, blacks owning homes may not reap the same as whites and other minorities in metropolitan America, a University at Albany study finds.
Report and case studies on the benefits of air quality information
The Center for Technology in Government (CTG) at the University at Albany has released findings from a study assessing the potential socio-economic and financial benefits of enhanced air quality data. The study was sponsored ...
Researcher: deportation affects children
(Phys.org) -- Children suffer the most serious emotional and physical consequences from U.S. deportation policies, a University at Albany researcher finds.
Chemists offer law enforcement crime solving tool
(Phys.org) -- University at Albany researchers have developed a method to determine the caliber and type of weapon used in a crime by analyzing gunshot residue (GSR). Using near-infrared (NIR) Raman microspectroscopy and ...
Scientist finds telltale noise in altered photos
(Phys.org) -- University at Albany Computer Scientist Siwei Lyu and colleagues, working in partnership with the New York State Center for Information Forensics and Assurance (CIFA), have identified a new method using ...