UAlbany Experts Discuss the U.S. Capitol Attack
Faculty from across campus have offered insight to local and national media.
PERSPECTIVE: Right-Sizing Our Response to the 1/6 Terrorist Attack
“In the wake of the assault on democracy that occurred at our nation’s Capitol building on Wednesday, our response to another terrorist event – the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks – provides guidance on how we should respond moving forward,” states Public Service Professor James Steiner in his op-ed article published in Homeland Security Today.
Rockefeller College To Host Clerks Courses Online
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy will be hosting online courses for the Certified Municipal Clerks (CMC) and the Master Municipal Clerks (MMC) training programs. Clerks seeking professional certification through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) as well as other municipal officials seeking professional development are welcome to participate.
This year’s holiday card was designed by Mehr Sharma, a political science major with minors in history and women’s, gender and sexuality studies. Sharma’s illustration depicts family, friends, and classmates on a Zoom call. “It’s indicative of the turbulent year we've all had but still recognizes the resilience humanity has had through it all,” she said.
Foreign Election Interference: The Dog That Did Not Bark
Cybersecurity expert Robert Knake will examine efforts by Russia, China, Iran, and other countries to influence the outcome of 2020 presidential, congressional, and state-level elections as well as U.S. efforts to thwart them.
Constitution Day Essay Winner Highlights Automatic Voter Registration
Rockefeller College student Jacob Weissenburg advocated for automatic voter registration in his winning Constitution Day essay contest entry.
NYSERDA: Rockefeller’s Energetic Internship Opportunity
Over the years, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has given numerous Rockefeller students the exceptional opportunity to get involved in advancing energy solutions through its internship program. While the day-to-day life of workforces across the world were disrupted due to the ongoing pandemic, NYSERDA was still able to give students invaluable real-world experience with its 2020 remote summer internship. NYSERDA’s Allison Capello tells more about the internship program and Rockefeller students Ryan DeNardo, Leslie Green, Agata Pijanowski, and Brittania Smead share their experience interning at NYSERDA and offer advice to fellow students pursuing virtual internships.
Rockefeller College 2020 Alumni Award Recipients
Each year, Rockefeller College proudly bestows its highest honor on a number of distinguished individuals for their exemplary service to the public and to the College. This year, Rockefeller College is delighted to present Alumni Awards to the following extraordinary individuals for their achievements in the areas of political science, public administration, criminal justice, leadership, and continuing professional development.