June 8, 2016

When Muhammad Ali Came to UAlbany

On January 30th, 1979, just three months after winning the world heavyweight championship for an unprecedented third time, Muhammad Ali made his way onto a stage at the University at Albany.

To read more of the press release:[Link].

May 11, 2016

UAlbany History Highlighted in the Times Union Newspaper

Several images from the University have been showcased in a photo essay documenting the growth of UAlbany. Check it our for yourself! [Link]

More photographs from the digital collections can be found here. [Link]

April 21, 2016

Sharon Wolff Wins Prestigious Alice Hastings Murphy Scholarship

Sharon Wolff is pictured on the right receiving the Alice Hastings Murphy Scholarship at the 2016 University Libraries Recognition Luncheon with Interim Dean and Director of the Libraries, Rebecca Mugridge. Sharon is currently enrolled in the Information Studies graduate program (archives track) and will graduate in May. She has worked in the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives since June 2014, processing the radio programs of WAMC (Northeast Public Radio) and the paper collection of Elisabeth Semel, an important collection in our National Death Penalty Archive. Sharon recently completed an internship at the National Portrait Gallery during the winter intersession.

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Alice Hastings Murphy Scholarships, granted to staff employees or student employees who wish to become librarians and who are enrolled in or accepted in an American Library Association accredited library and information science degree program.