The New York State Department of Education has notified Alfred University that it has approved two new degrees programs in analytics. Beginning this fall, the University will offer new Bachelor of Science degree programs in data analytics and business analytics, preparing students for careers in the world’s fastest growing fields.
Not long ago, Alfred University’s Junjun Ding, assistant professor of Materials Science and Engineering in the Inamori School of Engineering, was leading his graduate students in an exploration of 3-D printing technology, using graphene-oxide as the primary material for constructing electronic nano-materials and devices. With the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, Ding and his students have shifted their focus toward the 3-D printing potential for creating personal respirators, devices in high demand but short supply as medical communities scramble to respond to the pandemic.
ENews began reaching out to the Alfred University community this week, asking faculty members to send us personal narratives describing their transitions to on-line teaching, while we interviewed students over the phone, gathering their own stories in back-and-forth conversations
For the fifth year in a row, students in Alfred University Professor Sandra Singer’s “Women and Gender in Society” class have held friendly competitions in which each student designed a billboard sign with a positive message about women and gender.