University at Albany

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.

Address
1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York, United States of America 12222
Website
http://www.albany.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_at_Albany,_SUNY

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Cardiology

New findings show that for heart health, environment matters

Working with colleagues in the U.S. and in China, University at Albany School of Public Health faculty and students have released new findings about the cardiovascular health impacts of environmental factors, including results ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

52 ways to find peace of mind

A new book co-authored by a professor in the Department of Psychology offers 52 bite-sized chapters to help people navigate anxiety, stress and fear.

Health

Is there a link between your pets and your food choices?

People who grow up with a greater variety of pets are significantly more likely to follow a vegetarian diet as adults, according to research by a professor-student team in the University at Albany psychology department.

Health

Heat, humidity, and heart disease

It's no secret that high temperatures or extreme humidity can negatively impact one's physical health, particularly those afflicted with cardiovascular disease. Previous literature has even suggested that cardiovascular disease ...

Health

How pomegranate extract alters breast cancer stem cell properties

A University at Albany research team has found evidence suggesting that the same antioxidant that gives pomegranate fruit their vibrant red color can alter the characteristics of breast cancer stem cells, showing the superfood's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study reveals how bilinguals use emoticons to find consensus

Naysayers like to cite the popularity of emoji and emoticons as yet more evidence of the erosion of language and literacy and, perhaps, civilization itself. But studying how people use them can reveal much about our ability ...

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