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Vladimir Putin: The Untouchable Leader – Bryan Early comments in USN&WR, 3/27/14

Through its Parliamentary Strengthening Program in Kenya, SUNY/CID has procured an integrated electronic voting system and public address system for that nation's newly constituted senate.
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SUNY/CID Works with Kenya Senate to Integrate Technology into Legislative Proceedings

Through its Parliamentary Strengthening Program in Kenya, SUNY/CID has procured an integrated electronic voting system and public address system for that nation's newly constituted senate.
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UAlbany Students Travel to Belgium to Study Multilevel Governance and Take Part in Model EU

A group of Rockefeller College undergraduates traveled to Brussels, Belgium recently for an intersession course on multilevel governance and to participate in the 2014 SUNY Model EU hosted by Belgium's Vesalius College.
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McEvoy Named Chair of NASPAA Local Government Management Fellowship Advisory Board

McEvoy replaces outgoing chair Carl W. Stenberg III, MPA '66, PhD '72, professor of public administration and government at the University of North Carolina School of Government.
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Rockefeller Assistant Professor Erika G. Martin Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award

Dr. Erika Martin has received a two-year career development award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to undertake major research on the use of open data related to critical public health issues..
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Rockefeller Institute Announces New Open Data Health Policy Website

The Rockefeller Institute of Government has announced the introduction of a new website related to its fall Open Health Data, Open Opportunities Workshop organized by Rockefeller Assistant Professor Erika Martin and Natalie Helbig of UAlbany's Center for Technology in Government.
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Rockefeller Alums Gather in NYC for Dialogue on Women's Leadership

Former U.S. Attorney General Christine Varney '77 and Justice Karen Peters were the featured speakers at Rockefeller College's recent New York City forum on women's leadership challenges.
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NCSP to Host Workshop on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Policy

The National Center for Security & Preparedness will jointly host an open conference with the NYS Preparedness Training Center on the policy implications of the domestic use of unmanned aircraft systems.
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Center for Women in Government & Civil Society Names 2014 Fellows

Thirteen women beginning their leadership development journey through UAlbany's Center for Women in Government & Civil Society will be recognized at the 2014 Fellows Reception, Feb 19.
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Sochi on Alert -- Asal Interviewed on Al Jazeera America, 2/6/14

On the eve for the opening ceremony at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Center for Policy Research Director and noted terrorism researcher Victor Asal was interviewed about the origins of the tensions in Russia.
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'Who are the Sochi terrorists and what do they want?' – Victor Asal comments in MotherJones.com, 2/7/14

Rockefeller College Political Science Professor Victor Asal is co-director of the Project on Violent conflict at Rockefeller College and a noted researcher in the areas of political violence and the causes of political discrimination.
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Asal and Rethemeyer Contribute Expertise to Congressional Testimony on Terrorism

The work of Rockefeller College Professors Victor Asal and Karl Rethemeyer was instrumental in the preparation of a policy brief and testimony to be delivered before the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday, February 4.
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Center for International Development Welcomes Spring 2014 Interns

SUNY/CID interns provide invaluable assistance to CID projects and administration by working closely with CID staff on projects ranging from Eastern Europe, South Asia, and Africa. Read the full story.

An Exceptional Training Ground for Homeland Security Professionals Unmatched in the Field of Public Affairs

Rockefeller College is preparing students to meet the homeland security and emergency management challenges of the 21st century. Read the full story.

"I love Rockefeller!"
Tina Chang, MA '12, MPA Class of 2014

Just one semester away from completing her Master of Public Administration degree, Tina Chang, MA '12 reflects on the opportunities she's had and experience she's gained as a T-STeP fellow concentrating in homeland security studies at Rockefeller. Read the full story.

Rockefeller Political Scientist Matthew Ingram Comments on the Impact of Persistent Violence in Mexico — New York Times, Jan. 16, 2014

The New York Times reports vigilantism is on the rise as ordinary Mexican citizens take up the fight against drug cartels that have invaded their villages. Read the full story.

PISCES Project Receives Strong Federal Support to Stem WMD Proliferation through Enhanced Trade Controls

ALBANY, N.Y. (December 16, 2013) — The Project on International Security, Commerce, and Economic Statecraft (PISCES), directed by UAlbany political scientist Bryan Early, received significant expansion of its U.S. State Department funding in 2013 to aid countries that seek more stringent controls on their international commerce related to conventional arms and weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Read the full story.

55 Rockefeller Students Receive Degrees at December 2013 Commencement

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy is pleased to welcome its latest graduates to the ranks of the College's alumni. On Sunday, December 8, 55 Rockefeller students received their degrees during the University at Albany's Winter Commencement at the SEFCU Arena on the uptown campus. UAlbany President Robert J. Jones delivered the keynote address. New York Senator Charles E. Schumer also offered remarks and congratulations to graduates. Of the 55 graduating students, 34 received bachelor's degrees and 24 earned graduate degrees. Read the newsbrief.

Nine Rockefeller College Students Inducted into National Political Science Honor Society

On Friday, December 6, nine Rockefeller College students were inducted into the Epsilon Gamma Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society. UAlbany students and faculty, family and friends gathered in Milne Hall for an induction ceremony during which Dean David L. Rousseau of Rockefeller College stressed the value of public service and urged students to continue to foster meaningful connections with their peers and to be passionate about learning. Read the newsbrief.

Seminar to Focus on Performance Measurement and Management in Nonprofits – RSVP today

The next installment of the University at Albany's seminar series, Emerging Issues in the Nonprofit Sector, is slated for Friday, December 13 at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Ave., Albany, NY. Read the newsbrief.

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