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Elise Coombs

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Elise Coombs, a Syracuse native, is the editor-in-chief of the Albany Student Press. She is the co-Vice President of the UAlbany Mock Trial team, a member of Presidential Honors Society, and a peer mentor for the pre-law section of Writing and Critical Inquiry. After her time at UAlbany, she plans to go to law school and become a First Amendment lawyer.

While the majority of both students and faculty in engineering education are male, Dr. Yanna Liang began her role as chair of University at Albany’s environmental engineering department last Friday. …

Even students who qualify for the Excelsior Scholarship could be forking out additional tuition money this year. A tuition increase of $200 follows from a SUNY Board of Trustees vote …

Amid high turnover rates in leadership at University at Albany in recent years, a statewide labor union is hoping to work long-term with administration under incoming President Havidán Rodríguez to …

Students from households earning less than $100,000 will receive free tuition at University at Albany this fall, but they will be bound by a set of requirements. The free tuition …

Almost 5,000 miles and 5 years separate an Albanian cleaner for the Humanities building from his fiancé. Uljan Berberi or Uli, as people call him, came alone to the United …

After rain infiltrated underground ducts for the Campus Center auditorium in October, construction has been delayed at least a year, according to a University at Albany official. The contractor was …

Applications to the University at Albany for this fall have just surpassed last year’s record-breaking 23,700, but it is unclear whether enrollment will follow suit with former President Robert Jones’ …

  Over 50 students lined up early in the Campus Center to secure their spot in a University at Albany painting event on Thursday that focused on body positivity, de-stressing, …

Detecting Ebola with the naked eye is now possible due to a method developed by a University at Albany research team. The new method means a cost-effective, quick, and easy …

Despite a $400,000 increase in allocations for per-course salaries, non-tenured faculty at the University at Albany remain “drastically underpaid” this year, according to the union president. United University Professions is …