Bruce Murray, professor of mechanical engineering, had his article “Multi-resolution simulation of double-diffusive convection in porous media” that was published in the International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow chosen as an Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011. Award-winning papers are chosen based on six areas: internationality; diversity; support for scholarly research; encouragement of applied research (impact); commitment to high quality scholarship; and a desire to ensure reader, author and customer experience is the best it can be.
July 11, 2011
June 30, 2011
The following people have recently taught courses for Lyceum: Michael Sharp, assistant professor of English, “American Crime Fiction,” March 28, April 4, 11, 18; Larry Roberts, professor emeritus of philosophy, “Language and Meaning,” March 30, April 6, 13, 20; Martin Bidney, professor emeritus of English, “Poetry of the Qur’an,” March 30, April 6, 13, 20; Anna Gotlib, assistant professor of philosophy, “Music, Art, and Health,” April 5, 12; William MacDonald, professor emeritus of geological sciences, “Geologic Perspectives,” April 7, 14; and Dylan Horvath, Nature Preserve steward, “Nature Walk,” April 27, May 2.
June 23, 2011
Christine Hubbard, Latoya Lee, Richard Sosulski and Dellvin Williams are among the 575 students who received a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship Program. They are spending seven to 10 weeks in intensive language institutes this summer in host countries. Hubbard is studying Russian in Russia, Lee is studying Hindi in India, Sosulski is studying Korean in South Korea and Williams is studying Arabic in Jordan. They are expected to continue their language study beyond these fully-funded programs, applying critical language skills in their future careers.
June 23, 2011
Catherine Hao, Binghamton University Scholar and undergraduate majoring in biochemistry and integrated neuroscience, presented “The Effect of HIF2-alpha on Cell Growth and Cell Survival” at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Columbia University, April 2-3, 2011.
June 23, 2011
Eliza Anderson, Binghamton University Scholar and undergraduate in Harpur College, presented, “Prisons: An Incubator for Disease” at the North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference in Toronto, June 2-4, 201,1as part of a symposium on the health and wellness of long-term prisoners.
June 15, 2011
Binghamton’s Career Development Center had a strong presence at the 35th annual SUNY Career Development Organization’s conference held June 8-10, earning two awards for excellence, conducting program sessions and serving on committees for the conference:
1. Awards for excellence were given for the CDC’s Student Staff Development Program which provided student staff with an active mentoring program, monthly working sessions to work on their personal career awareness and a competitive professional development model; and for the initiative,“It’s a New Year; Let’s Resolve to Promote Professionalism” in which they rallied the Division of Student Affairs around one of the hottest issues facing students’ career development.
2. Nancy Paul, director, and Erin Jennings, senior counselor/Peer Assistant Program coordinator, conducted a conference program session titled, “Promoting Professionalism: It Takes a Village” that highlighted the award-winning initiative noted above.
3. Holly Horn, assistant director for career development, served on the Conference Planning Committee and Board of Directors.
4. Wren Fritsky, career counselor, served on the Awards Committee.
5. Brandy Smith, career counselor, served on the Board of Directors.