Christiana Hills, a PhD student in translation research and instruction, received a favorable review in the Sunday New York Times Book Review. Her translation of Michele Audin’s novel, One Hundred Twenty-One Days, was characterized as “elegant.”
August 22, 2016
August 16, 2016
Assistant professors Sarah Laszlo and Zhanpeng Jin received ~$25K in awards from the National Science Foundation to sponsor full-time undergraduate research assistants for summer 2016. These undergraduates were exposed to cutting-edge research techniques in the fields of cognitive neuroscience, biometrics and cybersecurity. This is the third year that Laszlo and Jin have received NSF awards for summer undergraduate research.
July 28, 2016
Steve Seepersaud, alumni communications manager in the Division of Advancement, is president of the Communications Association of the Southern Tier (CAST) for 2016-17. CAST is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides networking and development opportunities for professionals in communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, graphic design and related fields. He has served as the organization’s treasurer since 2014.
July 13, 2016
Elizabeth Celata, doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology, has recently had her young adult fantasy novel, High Summons, published by Clean Reads. The book is the first in the Warlock of Rochester Series. It is available from a number of online outlets.
July 11, 2016
Hiroki Sayama, associate professor of systems science and industrial engineering, was presented with the 2016 International Society for Artificial Life (ISAL) Exceptional Service Award at the ALIFE XV conference, held in in Cancun, Mexico, in July. The award recognizes an individual who has provided truly exceptional service to the field of artifical life by, for example, helping to organize the artificial life community, developing valuable resources or facilitating administration of ISAL.
July 11, 2016
Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature and professor of letters, was honored by the Abbruzzese Men’s Social Club of Binghamton at a special recognition ceremony Sunday, July 10. He was presented with a plaque that reads: In recognition of Professor Sandro Sticca, in appreciation for your years of dedicated service, loyalty and outstanding accomplishments. You make us all proud that you are our ambassador for the Abbruzzese Men’s Social Club of Binghamton, N.Y. In his role with the club, Sticca is the designated ambassador responsible for cultural initiatives.