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With SUNY Oneonta shutting the campus down for the semester due to COVID-19, Albany area colleges have safety plans in place for the holiday weekend.

Shirley Ann Jackson
RPI

The 18th president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is celebrating 20 years at the helm of the university. Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson became the first woman to lead RPI in 1999 — and the first African-American woman to lead a top-ranked research school nationwide, period. Her tenure has included groundbreaking research and some campus controversy. WAMC’s Jesse King sat down with Jackson for a rare interview.

9/11/19 Panel

Sep 11, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Columnist Chris Churchill, investigative journalist Rosemary Armao, Dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany Robert Griffin, SUNY New Paltz and RPI Communications Professor and former New York State Senator Terry Gipson.

9/5/19 Panel

Sep 5, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, investigative journalist Rosemary Armao, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI and Director of the RPI-IBM Artificial Intelligence research collaboration Jim Hendler, and Vice President for Editorial Development at the New York Press Association Judy Patrick.

9/4/19 Panel

Sep 4, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Columnist Chris Churchill, investigative journalist Rosemary Armao, Dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany Robert Griffin, SUNY New Paltz and RPI Communications Professor and former New York State Senator Terry Gipson.

8/29/19 Panel

Aug 29, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, investigative journalist Rosemary Armao, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI and Director of the RPI-IBM Artificial Intelligence research collaboration Jim Hendler.

8/28/19 Panel

Aug 28, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Columnist Chris Churchill, investigative journalist Rosemary Armao, Dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany Robert Griffin, SUNY New Paltz and RPI Communications Professor and former New York State Senator Terry Gipson.

8/14/19 Panel

Aug 14, 2019

     The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Berkshire Eagle Reporter Jenn Smith, and Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and Harvard Data Science Initiative Fellow Fran Berman, and Vice President for Editorial Development at the New York Press Association Judy Patrick.

8/12/19 Panel

Aug 12, 2019

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Albany Law School Professor and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson, and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI and Director of the RPI-IBM Artificial Intelligence research collaboration Jim Hendler.

8/8/19 Panel

Aug 8, 2019

     The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor and former NYS Senator Terry Gipson, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly, Corporate Attorney Rich Honen.

8/6/19 Panel

Aug 6, 2019

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI and Director of the RPI-IBM Artificial Intelligence research collaboration Jim Hendler, UAlbany Associate Professor and Area Head of Behavioral Neuroscience Ewan McNay, and Political Consultant Libby Post.

7/31/19 Panel

Jul 31, 2019

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Berkshire Eagle Reporter Jenn Smith, Times Union columnist Chris Churchill, and Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and Harvard Data Science Initiative Fellow Fran Berman.

7/29/19 Panel

Jul 29, 2019

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Albany Law School Professor and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson, and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI and Director of the RPI-IBM Artificial Intelligence research collaboration Jim Hendler.

7/23/19 Panel

Jul 23, 2019

 The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and Harvard Data Science Initiative Fellow Fran Berman, Skidmore College Business professor and Brexit expert Peter Moloney, and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao.

George Low Gallery
Jacquelyn Orchard / WAMC

July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Neil Armstrong called it one giant leap for all mankind. Thousands of people worked to get the astronauts to the moon and back — including one with strong ties to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

7/16/19 Panel

Jul 16, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and Harvard Data Science Initiative Fellow Fran Berman, Dean of International Studies at Bard College and Academic Director of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program Jim Ketterer, and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao.

7/15/19 Panel

Jul 15, 2019

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Albany Law School Professor and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI and Director of the RPI-IBM Artificial Intelligence research collaboration Jim Hendler, and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao.

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science @ RPI and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and Harvard Data Science Initiative Fellow Fran Berman, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly, Former EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck, Political Consultant Libby Post, Albany Law School Professor and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson, Berkshire Eagle Journalist Jenn Smith.

6/27/19 Panel

Jun 27, 2019

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor and former NYS Senator Terry Gipson, The Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI Fran Berman, Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly.

6/13/19 Panel

Jun 13, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor and former NYS Senator Terry Gipson, Vice President for Editorial Development at the New York Press Association Judy Patrick, and Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and recent electee to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fran Berman.

6/12/19 Panel

Jun 12, 2019

    The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Berkshire Eagle Reporter Jenn Smith, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI and Director of the RPI-IBM Artificial Intelligence research collaboration Jim Hendler, and Dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany Robert Griffin.

5/29/19 Panel

May 29, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and recent electee to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fran Berman, reporter for The Berkshire Eagle Jenn Smith, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI, Jim Hendler, and Times Union Columnist Chris Churchill.

5/13/19 Panel

May 13, 2019

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI, Jim Hendler, and Albany Law School Professor Sarah Rogerson who directs the Immigration Law Clinic.

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Jesse King / WAMC

A lab at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, is “opening the eyes” of its robots in a bid to improve humans’ quality of life.

4/5/19 Panel

Apr 5, 2019

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, Jim Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI, and Senior Fellow and Visiting Professor at Bennington College, Founder of Beyond Plastics, and former EPA regional administrator Judith Enck.

2/5/19 Panel

Feb 5, 2019

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, Fran Berman, the Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, at Harvard University and former Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain.

1/31/19 Panel

Jan 31, 2019

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Fran Berman, the Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, and Robert Griffin - founding dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC) at the University at Albany.

1/22/19 Panel

Jan 22, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, Political Consultant Libby Post, and Fran Berman, the Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, at Harvard University.

1/21/19 Panel

Jan 21, 2019

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Law School Professor Sarah Rogerson who directs the Immigration Law Clinic, Counterterrorism Expert, MSNBC Commentator Malcolm Nance, and Jim Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI.

1/9/19 Panel

Jan 9, 2019

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Berkshire Eagle Reporter Jenn Smith, Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, and Jim Hendler - Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI.

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