News and Events

    2014 Bunshaft Lecture Delivered by Huffington Post Vice President for Engineering, Adam Denenberg, ’98

  • Governor Cuomo Names UA Computing & Information Dean to Lead NYS Cyber Security Advisory Board

    Peter Bloniarz will be the Executive Director and Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor’s Cyber Advisory Board.

    See press release.

  • Dr. Pardo named by Governor Cuomo to serve as the State’s Open NY Policy Advisor

    In a press release dated September 20, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Andrew Nicklin, Dr. James Hendler, and Dr. Theresa Pardo, three experts in improving government transparency through technology, will join the Open NY team to assist to improve government performance and enhance citizen engagement. Dr. Theresa Pardo will serve as the State’s Open NY Policy Advisor.

  • Dr. Jennifer Goodall, Ph.D. '01, Receives UAlbany’s 2013 Bread and Roses Award

    Dr. Jennifer Goodall, Assistant Dean and Director of the College’s Women in Technology Program, is the 2013 recipient of the University at Albany's Bread and Roses Award.  


    This award is given by the Women’s Community at UAlbany to individuals who have made extraordinary contributions on behalf of gender equity that enhance the quality of life for women at the University.



    Photo by Mark Schmidt



  • Second Annual Bunshaft Lecture featured Jonathan Rochelle of Google Docs fame

    Presented by The Bunshaft Endowment in the College of Computing and Information, Jonathan Rochelle '85, Director of Product Management for Google Apps, spoke on Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Campus Center Assembly Hall. He shared his advice on becoming and staying innovative.


    You can view the lecture here:

  • Andrew R. Haas
    1955 – 2013
    Father, Husband, Son, Brother, Friend, Colleague, and Teacher

    We held a gathering of Remembrance and Memorial for Andy Haas on Tuesday, January 29th at 4:15 PM in Humanities 354 on the UAlbany Uptown campus.

  • Author Steven Levy visited UAlbany on November 16

    Steven Levy, technology journalist and author of the inside story of Google, visited UAlbany on November 16 for two reading sessions.  The free event was co-sponsored by the New York State Writer's Institute, and The College of Computing and Information.

  • Dr. Hemalata Iyer elected to the Board of the International Society for Knowledge Organization

    Dr. Iyer was recently elected to the Executive Board of the International Society for Knowledge Organization.  ISKO is a leading international society whose mission is to advance conceptual work in knowledge organization in all forms, for all kinds of purposes.

  • Stefl-Mabry approved for candidacy on the Fulbright Specialist Roster

    Joette Stefl-Mabry has been approved for candidacy on the Fulbright Specialist Roster.The Roster is a list of all approved candidates who are eligible to be matched with incoming program requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Specialists.

From the UAlbany News Center

Adam Denenberg, UAlbany '98

HuffPost Engineer Adam Denenberg, ’98, Returns to UAlbany and Shares 'What I Wish I Knew When I Graduated'

Huffington Post V.P. for Engineering Adam Denenberg, '98, will share his secrets for becoming a successful engineering leader at “Find Your Success Story: What I Wish I Knew When I Graduated” at the 3rd Annual Bunshaft Lecture at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 17.


UAlbany START-UP NY Plan Approved by State Officials

The Empire State Development Council and Governor Cuomo's START-UP NY approval board have endorsed the University at Albany's START-UP NY tax-free business incentive plan to attract out-of-state, expanding, and newly formed businesses to locate in, or near, campus facilities as educational, research and business partners.

Pamela Terni, Brazilian student at UAlbany

Study Abroad Program Opens Up STEM Opportunities for Brazilian Students

Today, thanks to the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program established in 2011 by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Leonardo Gonçalves de Oliveira is one of 33 advanced science students from Brazil on scholarship, receiving training in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields at the University at Albany.