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.
University Police| January 3, 2013
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.
David Sloan Wilson| December 11, 2012
David Sloan Wilson, distinguished professor of biological sciences, was featured in Scientific American on Aug. 17 for his latest book, The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time, an account of the development of the Binghamton Neighborhood Project. The project uses simple tools to collect a database of human behavior, including civic virtue, and uses this database to transform the way a city works.
Hiroki Sayama| December 11, 2012
Hiroki Sayama, associate professor of bioengineering and of systems science and industrial engineering, has recently been elected as the secretary to the International Society of Artificial Life (ISAL), a key officer position on the ISAL Board of Directors.