COLONIE — The newly appointed president of the state University at Albany said he plans to develop stronger relationships with the Capital Region community, increase access to higher education for young people and build on the university's athletics program and research opportunities during his tenure. "We have to become an anchor institution for our community," said Havidan Rodriguez, the 20th president of UAlbany and the first Hispanic leader of a four-year SUNY campus.
When Scheherazade Poole rounded the corner at Crossgates Mall and saw the silver-edged letters spelling "Zara," she made a beeline for the store. "I was so excited," Poole, who lives in Colonie, said. "I love the brand. Now that I know it's here, I'll definitely visit again." The 33,376-square-foot, two-level store is the European fashion retailer's first location in the Capital Region. Zara sells apparel for men, women and children, including dresses, pants, blouses and accessories.
Farmers, businesses, universities and research groups can apply to grow and process industrial hemp through a state pilot program. Applications are open through Nov. 22. To apply, people must fill out an application form, which can be found and downloaded online, and submit it along with a $500 non-refundable application fee to the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. Earlier this year, the program was expanded to include private entities.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".