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Research by David Cotter, professor and chair of the Sociology Department, was featured on NPR’s Academic Minute. The piece focused on shifting attitudes toward gender bias in the workplace. Listen to the radio segment here

Tina Lincer, associate director of Communications and Marketing, is the featured artist in a two-month solo exhibition, “Whirled in Color,” at Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center at Quackenbush Square in downtown Albany. A reception will be held at the center Thursday, Jan. 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 25 oil paintings on canvas and wood depict landscapes, florals, portraits and abstracts. The exhibit runs through Feb. 27. The Visitors Center is part of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Click here for more information. 

Chad Orzel, associate professor of physics and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, appeared on WAMC's The Roundtable. He discussed his latest book, “Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist.” To listen to the interview, click here

Brad Hays, associate professor of political science, was a guest on WAMC’s Congressional Corner with host Alan Chartock. He shared his thoughts on how Republicans have control over the narrative in politics. Listen to the segment here

A paper authored by Luke Dosiek, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, was published in IEEE Signal Processing Letters. “Extracting electrical network frequency from digital recordings using frequency demodulation” describes a method using FM demodulation to determine power grid interference in digital audio recordings and how to estimate the location of the recording. 

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