CTG UAlbany Examines Libraries’ Role in AI
UAlbany’s Center for Technology in Government is partnering with the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) to examine how libraries can empower communities to better understand AI and ensure its ethical design and application.
Words that Wound: The Relationship between Freedom of Speech and Equal Protection
Rockefeller College Dean and Professor Julie Novkov will lead a conversation on Tuesday, October 3rd about the clash between the First and Fourteenth amendments, including an examination of critical race theory, Holocaust denial, and countering hate speech and falsehoods portrayed as objective facts.
“Research @ Rockefeller” Open House
Rockefeller College will be participating in the University at Albany’s Research Week “Open House” on Tuesday, Oct. 17th with a day of exciting opportunities to learn more about the College’s research and outreach.
New Faculty Introduce Their Work at Rapid-Fire Pecha Kucha
Thirty-two newly hired faculty introduced themselves and their work Monday at a Pecha Kucha, a rapid series of one-minute, one-slide presentations.
Brown Feelings in a Conservative Register
The Rockefeller College Department of Political Science will be hosting Cristina Beltrán from New York University on Wednesday, October 11th. Beltrán is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis at NYU. A political theorist by training, her research focuses on modern and contemporary political theory, Latino and U.S. ethnic/racial politics, and feminist and queer theory.
The Weaponization of Sound: Reconsidering Acoustic Attacks
The Rockefeller College Department of Political Science will be hosting Professor Alison Dundes Renteln from the University of Southern California on Wednesday, September 13th. Professor Renteln will give a lunchtime talk on her recent research — the political and legal implications of acoustic attacks.
How Students Spent Their UAlbany Summer 2023
Even when classes are not in session, UAlbany students find ways to gain valuable experience.
UAlbany Welcomes 40 New Faculty This Fall
The University at Albany is welcoming 40 new faculty this fall, including 18 who specialize in artificial intelligence. The hires are part of an unprecedented hiring push to add 49 new faculty this year, including 27 who specialize in artificial intelligence-related disciplines as part of UAlbany’s AI Plus initiative to embed teaching and research about AI across all academic programs.