Weekly Events 1/23/12 – 1/27/2012


Making the most of your MSIS internship 3:00pm to 4:15pm in the Levitt Room, Richardson Hall

The department of Information Studies is holding a colloquium on interning this Wednesday.  All students who plan to intern this spring or summer are encouraged to attend.

What are the requirements for an internship? What is the process?  How should I interact my with site mentor? We all have questions like these about our internship and  this is a fantastic opportunity to get answers from Dean Reynolds and Professor D’Andraia. You will also be given the opportunity to hear from other recent IST interns about their experiences.

Please register with Assistant Dean and Internship Placement Coordinator Frances Reynolds: FReynolds@uamail.albany.edu, NLT Monday January 23, 2012.

First ASIS&T Meeting of the Spring Semester 3:15 pm to 4:00pm Draper Student Center, Downtown Campus

Join The Amersican Society for Information Science & Technology, UAlbany Chapter, as they discuss their plans for the semester.


Global Game Jam 1/27/2012 3:00pm – 1/29/2012 5:00pm Assembly Hall in the Campus Center (CC 375), Uptown Campus

UAlbany will be hosting the Albany site for the 4th Annual Global Game Jam! 

“A Game Jam is a gathering of game developers to encourage experimentation and innovation – participants come together without a team, without a game idea, and are given a subject/theme to incorporate in their game while meeting new people.” For more info check out  www.igda.org

Register here

There is a registration fee of $10, but students get a $3 discount!

Contact jgoodall@albany.edu with your name and major for information on how to receive the discount.

Volunteers needed! Registration fee is waived for volunteers and volunteers get to participate! Contact albany@igda.org if interested.


Information Studies  – Spring 2012 Semester Mixer 5:00pm – 7:00pm Husted Café, Downtown Campus

Hosted by Ualbany Student Groups: ASIS&T, SCALA, SCSAA, ISSA & SLA and open to all students and faculty; this is a great chance to meet and mingle with your colleagues.

Pizza and beverages will be provided (bring a treat to share if you like)



Caroline Buinicky

MSIS Student


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