News and Events

  • 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

Disaster-Blaster Junior FIRST Lego League Expo

UAlbany Hosts ‘Disaster Blaster’ Junior FIRST Lego League Expo

Seventeen teams of elementary school children connect technology and the real world when the College of Computing and Information hosts its 6th Junior FIRST Lego League Expo on Dec. 7. The 6 to 9-year-olds from area schools and community groups develop Lego-based “Disaster Blaster” projects around emergency response to natural disasters.

Dean Peter Bloniarz of CCI

Cuomo Names Dean of Computing and Information to Lead His Cyber Security Advisory Board

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces the appointment of Peter Bloniarz, dean of the College of Computing and Information, to serve as Executive Director and Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor’s Cyber Security Advisory Board. As a result of the appointment, Bloniarz will take a leave from his dean position at UAlbany.

UAlbany President Robert Jones

University at Albany Inaugurates Robert J. Jones as its 19th President

The University at Albany inaugurated its 19th President, Robert J. Jones, Ph.D., on Sept. 28. Dr. Jones was formally installed at a ceremony in the University's Performing Arts Center. He outlined his vision for UAlbany in an inaugural address before a packed theater of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community and business leaders.