Going Natural

This summer, the Early Learning Center hosted its first annual Early Learning Institute, Cultivating Our Natural Learning Community. During the two-day institute, … Continue reading

McGill-Franzen Honored

Anne McGill-Franzen was recognized in May at a University of Albany Alumni Association awards gala with the 2015 Excellence in Education award. The … Continue reading

Rocky Top Fellowship

This year, the Rocky Top Institute added a fellowship opportunity with a two-year commitment to highly motivated retail majors entering their junior … Continue reading


Hollie Raynor is the writing chair and lead author of the one-year dietary outcome position paper for the LOOK AHEAD trial. LOOK … Continue reading

Donohoe Publishes Paper

Dallas Donohoe published a highly acclaimed research paper, “A gnotobiotic mouse model demonstrates that dietary fiber protects against colorectal tumorigenesis in a … Continue reading

Student to Watch: Jennifer Russomanno

Eating healthy can be expensive, and buying fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers is often not an option for people who depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Jennifer Russomanno, a graduate student in public health, is hoping to shed some light on the barriers for small rural farmers’ markets that seek to implement a program to provide an avenue for SNAP recipients to gain access to healthier foods. Continue reading