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Dr. Shirley Jackson

of Senator Joseph Bruno’s bust at Albany International Airport.
Albany County Airport Authority

Funeral services are set for Friday afternoon for a political giant of the Capital Region. Joe Bruno, the former New York State Senate Majority Leader, died this week at age 91. The Republican leaves a complicated legacy that includes several area development projects.


On Sunday, President Trump named Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a member of a new public-private effort to provide computing resources in the fight against COVID-19.

Ribbon-cutting for supercomputer AiMOS at RPI.

One of the world’s most powerful artificial intelligence supercomputers is now sited in Troy.

WAMC Elizabeth Hill

Making rare public comments, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Dr. Shirley Jackson addressed several ongoing controversies during a conversation at the Times Union’s Hearst Media Center