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PVC Co-Directors Rethemeyer and Asal Discuss the Global Political Landscape -- Capitol Pressroom, 4/30/15

Rockefeller College Interim Dean R. Karl Rethemeyer and Associate Professor Victor Asal discussed the threat of terrorism in the U.S. and abroad on the WCNY's Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter. Listen to a replay of their interview.
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Not 'digital exhaust;' rather 'digital fossils' - Brian Nussbaum, The Hill, 4/27/15

Rockefeller Assistant Professor Brian Nussbaum points out that our lives increasingly leave digital trails that tell those looking far more about us than we realize.
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'Sanctions and divestment attractive but flawed political tactics' - Bryan Early in TheConversation.com, 4/29/15

In this op-ed, Rockefeller Assistant Professor Bryan Early argues that sanctions have a terrible track record of success because they're usually too weak to work and too easy to get around.
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Rockefeller Hosts Sierra Leone Minister of Finance and Economic Development

Dr. Kaifala Marah, a 2003 UAlbany graduate and minister of finance and economic development for Sierra Leone, was the featured speaker at the latest installment of the Rockefeller College Leaders in Public Service Speakers Series.
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Rockefeller's Nonprofit Workshop Series Receives Public Engagement Award

"Emerging Issues in the Nonprofit Sector" among nine programs to be honored at the 2015 President's Awards for Exemplary Public Engagement.
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Rockefeller MPA Student Awarded GFOA Scholarship

Zorana Lavin, a Master of Public Administration student in the Class of 2015, has been awarded the Stanley M. Schoenfeld Scholarship by the New York State Government Finance Officers' Association (NYS GFOA).
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Budgeting and Beyond

Professor David Matkin and his Rockefeller colleagues are committed to providing students with a skills-based public financial management education.
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The Big Challenge: Q & A with Mary Beth Labate, MPA '86

NYS Budget Director Mary Beth Labate talks about the fiscal and financial management challenges facing government today.
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American Presidency Expert Bruce Miroff Offers Perspective on Executive Orders

Professor Bruce Miroff, a noted author on the American presidency, shares insight -- and a bit of history -- on the use of executive order.
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American Presidency Expert Bruce Miroff Offers Perspective on Executive Orders

Professor Bruce Miroff, a noted author on the American presidency, shares insight -- and a bit of history -- on the use of executive order.
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The Inside Story: Scholars Martin and Fox Are Central to Rockefeller's Health Policy Research and Teaching

Rockefeller has strategically built a team of health policy experts made up of accomplished individual scholars who view issues "through different lenses, in different ways, using different methodological approaches," says Assistant Professor Erika G. Martin.
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The Inside Story: Scholars Martin and Fox Are Central to Rockefeller's Health Policy Research and Teaching

Rockefeller has strategically built a team of health policy experts made up of accomplished individual scholars who view issues "through different lenses, in different ways, using different methodological approaches," says Assistant Professor Erika G. Martin.
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Technically Speaking… CTG at Work

Since being created in 1993 by Governor Mario M. Cuomo, the University at Albany's Center for Technology in Government has been dedicated to improving government and public services, both nationally and internationally.
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R. Karl Rethemeyer Named Interim Dean

Associate Professor R. Karl Rethemeyer has been named interim dean of Rockefeller College while Dean David Rousseau leads the establishment of UAlbany's College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity.
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NYSDHSES and NCSP Host Public Policy Colloquium on Emergency Management

The NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services' State Preparedness Training Center, in collaboration with the National Center for Security & Preparedness, is hosting its third annual policy colloquium on May 7, 2015.
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"Homeland security at home here" – Rockefeller Public Service Professor Tom Constantine, TU Op-Ed, 3/24/15

Rockefeller Public Service Professor Tom Constantine, former superintendent of the State Police, shares his thoughts on UAlbany's new College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity.
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Be Part of Rock Mob 2015!

The 2nd Annual Rock Mob photo shoot will be held Wednesday, April 8 at 5 p.m. on the steps of the NYS Capitol. A reception for alumni, students and accepted graduate students will follow at the City Beer Hall.
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NASPAA Announces Northeast Region Team Winner of its Inaugural Student Simulation Competition

Last weekend, students competed across the U.S. at five regional sites in NASPAA's Student Simulation Competition. (At left) Students from all over the Northeast competed at Rockefeller.
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Rockefeller Hosts Northeast Students for NASPAA Competition

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy is proud to be the Northeast host for NASPAA's first-ever national simulation competition.
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Rockefeller Alumni Welcome Semester in Washington Students

UAlbany and Rockefeller College alumni welcomed students to the nation's capital during a reception at Bloomberg Government.
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"Tough Choices" Face Florida Governments -- New Report by Rockefeller's Matkin

A new report authored by Rockefeller Assistant Professor David Matkin and released by the LeRoy Collins Institute finds many Florida cities and counties are facing significant problems caused by retiree healthcare subsidies.
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Economic Statecraft in World Affairs: An Interview with Dr. Bryan Early – Steppes Dispatches, 2/24/15

Professor Bryan Early, director of the Project on International Security, Commerce and Economic Statecraft, talks with Steppes Dispatches, a blog and online commentary site that provides coverage on topics in Central Asia.
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Rockefeller Launches First Nonprofit MOOC

On January 26, 2015, Rockefeller College launched its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), "The Governance of Nonprofit Organizations."
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Rockefeller Alumnus Michael Christakis Named Interim VP for Student Success

Rockefeller College double alumnus and Public Service Professor, Michael N. Christakis, MPP '01, PhD '05 has been named interim vice president for student success at the University at Albany.
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'Why economic sanctions usually don't work' – Boston Globe, 2/13/15

Rockefeller Assistant Professor of Political Science Bryan Early, author of the new book "Busted Sanctions," explains why embargoes and other economic penalties tend to be ineffective.
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Nussbaum Participates in U.S. Army War College Workshop

Rockefeller College Assistant Professor Brian Nussbaum recently took part in a workshop at the U.S. Army War College focused on cyber sovereignty.
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Professor Bryan Early's New Book Explains 'Why Economic Sanctions Fail'

In his new book from Stanford University Press, Bryan Early offers an explanation for why economic sanctions frequently fail even when employed by the world's most powerful countries. ​
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Rockefeller Alumnus Named CIO for Maryland Treasurer

Rockefeller College alumnus, Bryan Haynes, MPA 2009 recently accepted an offer to join the State of Maryland Treasurer's Office as chief information officer and director of information technology.
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From Capital to Capital: Rockefeller Students To Spend the Spring Semester Studying and Interning in Washington, D.C.

University upperclassmen travel to the nation's capital to take part in Rockefeller's Spring 2015 Semester in Washington.
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Trivia Challenge Brings Rockefeller Alumni and Students Together

Fifteen teams consisting of alumni and students battled over three rounds of increasingly difficult play. Faculty and staff generated challenging but fun questions on topics related to political science, public administration and current events.
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UAlbany's Center for Women in Public Policy & Civil Society Names 2015 Fellows

They come from diverse backgrounds, interests, disciplines and countries with one goal in mind — to become public service leaders who are able to take on the toughest challenges of the 21st century. They are the 2015 Fellows on Women & Public Policy.
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University at Albany to Host the Nation's First College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced plans for a College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity to be located at the University at Albany.
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