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Welcome to the Award Winning

UAlbany School of Business

The UAlbany School of Business has recently received several national and global accolades. European CEO magazine has named the UAlbany School of Business the Most Innovative Business School in the Northeast Region of the U.S.  The Princeton Review ranks our MBA #2 in the U.S. for Opportunities for Women, and named us #13 for General Management. MBA students recently won the Tech Valley Business Plan Competition, the Price Chopper Innovation Award and the Pepsi Refresh Project.

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    School of Business Students Are Winners At New York State Business Plan Competition

    University at Albany President George Philip, Associate Professor Sanjay Goel, and School of Business Dean Donald Siegel, stand with MICROrganic Technologies: the winning team of the Cleantech/Sustainability track of the New York State Business Plan Competition: Nick Querques ’09, ’11, and RPI students Mark Lyons, and Brent Solina.

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    Alumni at Ernst & Young Come Through Again

    University at Albany alumni employed by Ernst & Young have contributed over $400k to the School of Business over the last five years, through an in-house funding raising campaign to fund student-related accounting initiatives. This year they raised $120k.Click here for more>
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  • Dean Donald Siegel testifies before congress

    Dean Donald Siegel recently testified before Congress regarding re-authorization of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, the world’s largest public sector entrepreneurship programs. Click here for more>
  • Upcoming Research Conferences Sponsored by the University at Albany School of Business

    Alternative Investments /Private Equity/ Hedge Funds
    May 20-21, 2011
    This spring the School of Business will host a research conference, Alternative Investments /Private Equity/ Hedge Funds, for a leading academic journal, the Journal of Corporate Finance. This workshop will feature a practitioner panel of School of Business alumni who manage private equity and hedge funds, and other types of alternative investment funds.  The event will be held at the SUNY Global Center in midtown Manhattan. Check back here for further details.

    Past Research Conferences Sponsored by the University at Albany School of Business

    Private Equity, LBOs, and Corporate Governance
    June 25th, 2010
    Private Equity, LBOs, and Corporate Governance convened experts from leading academic institutions in the U.S., U.K., Germany, the Middle East, and Canada to produce a special issue of Corporate Governance: An International Review.  Professor Donald Siegel, Dean of the School of Business co-edited the special issue with Professor Igor Filatotchev of City University London and Professor Mike Wright of the University of Nottingham.  Dean Siegel also organized the conference.  Professor Wright, the director of the Centre for Management Buy-out and Private Equity Research, the first center established to study private equity and buyouts, delivered the keynote address, Private Equity: The Golden Age Has Ended, Building a New Future. UAlbany alumni Alan Mantel, Partner-Snow Phipps, Frank Petraglia, Senior Manager-Ernst & Young, John S. Sturges, Director-Investments Oppenheimer & Co and David H. Waterman, Managing Director-DeltaPoint Capital Management, LLC , served on the panel. 
    See conference details and video  here.

    5th Annual Symposium on Information Assurance (ASIA ’10)
    13th Annual New York State Cyber Security Conference
    June 16-17, 2010

    The two day event, academic symposium and conference, explored the latest cyber security challenges how to address them. Speakers included experts from around the world representing government, academia and industry. A variety of both technical and non-technical sessions were attended by individuals from the public and private sectors, including those working in the areas of information technology, academia, law enforcement, and the legal community.

    The Annual NYS Cyber Security Conference is organized by the University at Albany, State University of New York and the NYS Office of Cyber Security & Critical Infrastructure Coordination.  This conference provided crucial training to enable the workforce proactively manage and effectively meet the challenges of cyber security threats.

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability
    Sept. 25-26, 2009

    School of Business Dean Don Siegel organized a major academic conference (with Marc Orlitzky of Penn State University and David Waldman of Arizona State University) on Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability. The conference produced a special issue of Business & Society, the leading academic journal in the field of ethics and social responsibility.

    UAlbany alumnus James Walsh provided the keynote address. Participants included experts from leading academic institutions such as Johns Hopkins, Duke, Harvard, Rice, Penn State, Arizona State, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, UCLA, UNC-Chapel Hill, and the University of Michigan. More information can be found on the following links:
    News story >Conference >Agenda Papers

    International Conference on Digital Forensics & Cyber Crime
    September 30 -October 2, 2009

    The ICDF2C, the first of its kind, brought together practitioners and researchers to discuss traditional computer forensics and related information security concerns. Professor Sanjay Goel organized the event, which was sponsored by the School of Business in collaboration with the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering and Create-Net, as well as the New York State Police and the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. Professor Ingrid Fisher, Chair of our Department of Accounting and Law, served as Conference Co-Chair.

    Technology Transfer Society Conference: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Clusters
    October 17-18, 2008

    The Annual Technology Transfer Society Conference connects academics and practitioners, the private and public sectors, and a variety of social science and engineering disciplines. Past conferences have covered Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Emerging Issues in Technology Transfer, and Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization. The focus of the 2008 conference was is Entrepreneurship and Innovation Clusters. The conference was co-organized by Professor Donald Siegel, Dean of the School of Business and Professor Pradeep Haldar of the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. The keynote speaker, Dr. Marie Thursby from Georgia Tech discussed Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER). A collaboration between the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory Law School, TI:GER brings PhD, MBA, and law students together to learn about the challenges of commercializing technology.
    Conference program

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