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Welcome to the UAlbany News Podcast, where we speak with faculty, staff and students on how their research is tackling today’s most challenging problems and issues. The UAlbany News Podcast is hosted and produced by Sarah O'Carroll, a Communications Specialist at the University at Albany, State University of New York, with photography by Brian Busher and Patrick Dodson.

Welcome to the UAlbany News Podcast, where we speak with faculty, staff and students on how their research is tackling today’s most challenging problems and issues. The UAlbany News Podcast is hosted and produced by Sarah O'Carroll, a Communications Specialist at the University at Albany, State University of New York, with photography by Brian Busher and Patrick Dodson.
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Welcome to the UAlbany News Podcast, where we speak with faculty, staff and students on how their research is tackling today’s most challenging problems and issues. The UAlbany News Podcast is hosted and produced by Sarah O'Carroll, a Communications Specialist at the University at Albany, State University of New York, with photography by Brian Busher and Patrick Dodson.

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Episodes

Climate Change Pt. 3: What High School Textbooks Tell Us, with Brett Levy and Casey Meehan

1/4/2019
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For the last installment of a three-part series on climate change, we feature Brett Levy, an assistant professor of educational theory and practice in UAlbany's School of Education, and Casey Meehan, the sustainability coordinator for Western Technical College in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Levy and Meehan have researched how textbooks frame the issue of climate change, and the extent to which they prepare today's youth for civic participation.

Duration:00:16:41

Opportunity Zones with Timothy Weaver

12/10/2018
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On the last episode for 2018, we take a closer look at what political scientists call "Opportunity Zones," or economically-distressed communities. Our guest for this episode is Timothy Weaver, an assistant professor of political science at Rockefeller College. His research focuses on urban policy and the role of race, class and culture in American politics. Weaver is the author of 'Blazing the Neoliberal Trail: Urban Political Development in the United States and the United Kingdom'...

Duration:00:25:59

Feeling Stressed? Coping Strategies for Anxiety, with Elisabeth O'Rourke

11/27/2018
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Elisabeth O'Rourke is a PhD student in clinical psychology in UAlbany's College of Arts and Sciences. She studies how self-regulation predicts the development of psychopathology in children, adolescents and emerging adults.

Duration:00:20:03

Climate Change Pt. 2 with Mathias Vuille: A Case Study of Peru's Quelccaya Ice Cap

11/15/2018
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Mathias Vuille, a professor of atmospheric and environmental sciences at UAlbany, and his research team project that Peru’s Quelccaya ice cap could meet its demise by the mid-2050s.

Duration:00:18:38

The Relationship Between Racial Discrimination and Trauma, with Alex Pieterse

10/29/2018
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Alex Pieterse is a licensed psychologist and an associate professor of counseling psychology in UAlbany's School of Education. His research looks at the relationship between racial discrimination and trauma, and the impact of self-awareness on the psychotherapy process.

Duration:00:25:14

Climate Change Pt. 1 with Brian Greenhill: Policy That Persuades

10/22/2018
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Policy makers take one of two approaches when addressing the risks of climate change: adaptation and mitigation. On this episode, Brian Greenhill provides insight into how the two approaches can have a more symbiotic relationship when it comes to convincing the public to take action against global warming. Greenhill is an associate professor of political science at UAlbany's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.

Duration:00:20:48

The Link Between Refugees in Thailand and Australia, with Kate Coddington

10/15/2018
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Kate Coddington is an assistant professor in UAlbany's Department of Geography and Planning in the College of Arts and Sciences. Her research focuses on human migration patterns in the Asia-Pacific, with particular attention at how public policy affects processes of bordering and citizenship.

Duration:00:18:06

How Zebras Can Help Us Understand Anthrax Transmission, with Wendy Turner

10/1/2018
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Wendy Turner is an assistant professor of biological sciences in the University at Albany's College of Arts and Sciences. She is researching how anthrax is transmitted among African Wildlife. Turner was awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation for this project.

Duration:00:14:16

Dance and Physics with Keith Earle

10/1/2018
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Keith Earle is an associate professor of physics in UAlbany's College of Arts and Sciences. He has collaborated with Albany's Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company to research what dance reveals about laws in physics.

Duration:00:14:45

Solving Crimes Using Light with Ewelina Mistek

9/21/2018
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Ewelina Mistek is a forensic scientist and PhD student in the University at Albany's Department of Chemistry. She is researching a radiation detection technique known as Raman Spectroscopy that could help crime scene investigators collect and preserve trace evidence. Mistek's mentor is Igor Lednev, a chemistry professor.

Duration:00:16:03

Detecting Deepfake Videos with Siwei Lyu

9/21/2018
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Siwei Lyu is an associate professor of computer science in UAlbany's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Lyu and his research team discovered a way to detect deepfake videos. The clue is in the blink of an eye - literally.

Duration:00:23:38

Detecting Fake News with Shivam Parikh

9/20/2018
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Shivam Parikh is a PhD student in UAlbany's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He is a systems developer analyst for Information Technology Services who is researching a way to detect fake news. Parikh's mentor is Pradeep Atrey, an associate professor of computer science.

Duration:00:19:20

The Nation's Most Advanced Mesonet with Jerry Brotzge

9/19/2018
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Jerry Brotzge serves as the program manager for the New York State Mesonet. His work encompasses the field of surface instrumentation, radar and storm-scale meteorology. Brotzge is responsible for the deployment, operations and sustainability of the NYS Mesonet.

Duration:00:19:02

Argentina's Fight to Legalize Abortion with Barbara Sutton

9/17/2018
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Barbara Sutton is an associate professor in UAlbany's Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She spent the summer of 2018 tracking the abortion-rights movement in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Duration:00:20:19