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RPI Prof. Malik Magdon-Ismail
RPI

We get an update from Dr. Malik Magdon-Ismail, Professor of Computer Science at RPI, who has been working on a machine learning model for predicting the impacts of the pandemic.

A slide of Prof. Magdon-Ismail's model
RPI, Prof. Magdon-Ismail

Dr. Malik Magdon-Ismail, Professor of Computer Science at RPI, has been working on a machine learning model for predicting the impacts of the pandemic on smaller cities, like New York’s Capital Region. 

Lake George
Lucas Willard / WAMC

Researchers have been studying Lake George for decades and a new report takes a look at 37 years of work.

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.

Pepper 3
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.

4/11/19 Panel

Apr 11, 2019

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, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld and Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics, Vera Eccarius Kelly.

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.

3/28/19 Panel

Mar 28, 2019

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

Today's panelists are Jim Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI, Fran Berman - the Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI and Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics, Vera Eccarius Kelly.

Vera Eccarius-Kelly will be giving the opening address at The Underground Railroad History Project's LibertyCon 2019. 

Article about Vera in The Times Union.

3/21/19 Panel

Mar 21, 2019

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois, Jim Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics, Vera Eccarius Kelly, and Robert Griffin - founding dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany.

Vera Eccarius-Kelly will be giving the opening address at The Underground Railroad History Project's LibertyCon 2019. 

3/12/19 Panel

Mar 12, 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, retired Associate Editor of the Times Union, Mike Spain, political consultant and lobbyist Libby Post, and 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 Fran Berman.

2/28/19 Panel

Feb 28, 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, Jim Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI, and communications consultant Theresa Bourgeois.

The last section of the show features a live conversation between Alan Chartock and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

2/20/19 Panel

Feb 20, 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, SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor, Terry Gipson, and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI Jim Hendler.

2/19/19 Panel

Feb 19, 2019

 

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, recently retired Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, lobbyist and political consultant Libby Post, and 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 Fran Berman.

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.

1/21/19 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.

12/28/18 Panel

Dec 28, 2018

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

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, and Jim Hendler - Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI.

12/20/18 Panel

Dec 20, 2018

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

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly; Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld; and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI Jim Hendler.

Students view footage from The Wave installation at EMPAC on the RPI campus
Lucas Willard / WAMC

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers at Lake George have been collecting data on the Adirondack lake as part of the Jefferson Project, a collaboration between RPI, IBM, and the FUND for Lake George.

As part of a special exhibit tonight at RPI’s Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, students have taken data and transformed it into a sensory experience that includes visual and audio field recordings, as well as data visualization and sonification to explore the data in a unique way.

Students made final preparations on the installation Tuesday evening.

12/12/18 Panel

Dec 12, 2018

  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, former NYS Senator, SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor, Terry Gipson, 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.

12/6/18 Panel

Dec 6, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics, Vera Eccarius-Kelly, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI - Jim Hendler.

Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson perform Kinetic Light's DESCENT
Photography courtesy of MANCC and Robbie Sweeney

This Thursday and Friday night Kinetic Light, a collective made up of professional disabled artists Alice Sheppard, Laurel Lawson, and Michael Maag, will perform their dance piece “DESCENT” at EMPAC in Troy, New York.

Performing in wheelchairs, dancers Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson traverse a stage built with hills and curves in a telling of the story of Venus and Andromeda through dance, sound, lights, and projection.

Friday's evening's performance will stream live.

11/13/18 Panel

Nov 13, 2018

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

Today's panelists: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, The Empire Report’s JP Miller, 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.

10/29/18 Panel

Oct 29, 2018

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

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

10/9/18 Panel

Oct 9, 2018

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

Today's Panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain, political consultant Libby Post, and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI Jim Hendler.

The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York is where the arts, sciences, and technology meet under one roof.

Over the course of three days, and across EMPAC’s four main venues and public spaces, the 10YEARS celebration will mark a decade since the building's opening in 2008 by presenting a diverse offering of cross-disciplinary performances spanning music, dance, theater, film, and many experiential spaces in between.

EMPAC Director Johannes Goebel joins us to tell us more, along with EMPAC's Associate Curator of Theater and Dance Ashley Ferro-Murray and Curator of Time-Based Visual Art Vic Brooks.

The largest Northeast collegiate esports event is coming to Albany.

9/20/18 Panel

Sep 20, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics, Vera Eccarius-Kelly, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI - Jim Hendler.

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