John Meador, dean of the libraries, submitted a proposal that was accepted for SUNY’s Critical Issues in Higher Education Conference held in November. As a result, Meador and Molly O’Brien, metadata/catalog librarian and music bibliographer, made a poster presentation at the conference. The poster outlined the need for SUNY-wide digital preservation alongside Binghamton University’s solution (Rosetta).
John Meador| January 3, 2013
Manas Chatterji| January 3, 2013
Manas Chatterji, professor of management, addressed the Institute of Advanced Social Science in Slovenia on the subject of Peace Economics and Peace Science, and was a plenary speaker at an international meeting at Beijing Normal University on Disaster Management. The title of his talk was “A Critical Analysis of Theory and Methods of Disaster Management.”
University Police| January 3, 2013
Assistant Chief of Police Matt Rossie, Lt. Mady Bay and Police Officer Allen Saxby represented the University Police at the Polar Plunge at Dorchester Park in early December. The event was a fundraiser for the Special Olympics, an organization traditionally supported by law enforcement and Binghamton University Police was the only police agency represented.
Martin Bidney| December 23, 2012
Martin Bidney, professor emeritus of English and comparative literature, has an article, “Fire, Flutter, Fall, and Scatter: A Structure in the Epiphanies of Hawthorne’s Tales,” included in the second edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Tales: A Norton Critical Edition, ed. James McIntosh (NY: Norton 2013) 507-523.
Manas Chatterji| December 23, 2012
Manas Chatterji, professor of management, was invited by the World Association of Global Diaspora Studies to give a special lecture on Global Diaspora in an Era of Globalization, at Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea. Chatterji is also the General Editor of the book series “Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development” published by Emerald Publishing, UK. Twenty volumes in this series have been published. Persons interested in the titles and authors may check the website at http://www.emeraldinsight.com.
Penny Reynolds| December 11, 2012
Penny Reynolds, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) administrator, recently became a Certified Professional IACUC Administrator. The credential is offered through the Public Responsibility In Medicine and Research organization, which is dedicated to advancing the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research. Reynolds holds a bachelor’s degree in science, mathematics and technology from Empire State College. She has worked for the Research Foundation since 2005 and has held her current position since 2007.