A news item about the interview of Professor Emeritus Martin Bidney by Grace Cavalieri in the Library of Congress, with discussion and recitations from three of Bidney’s recent books of poetry, which conduct dialogues with the Qur’an, Goethe, and Persian bard Hafiz can be found online.
January 21, 2016
January 19, 2016
Randall Edouard, assistant vice provost and director of admissions and enrollment, was the invited keynote speaker for the NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration event at East Middle School on Monday, Jan. 18. Edouard addressed students from schools across Broome County about the hope for change in the future, as well as the importance of a college education.
December 14, 2015
I Cavalieri in America: American Society of the Italian Legions of Merit, published in 2015, features a page on Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature. The book recognizes the important and highly-qualified segment of the North American population who have received decorations from the Italian Republic. Sticca was recognized as a cavalierie (knight) of the Italian Republic in 2008, and his biography can be found on page 309 of the book.
November 24, 2015
Professor of Sculpture Ronald Gonzalez delivered a lecture titled “Storehouse” ahead of his exhibition at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The exhibition, “Mind Things,” explores the disturbing overtones of the found object as metaphysical grounding for our human condition and showcases Gonzalez’s “back to the future” sensibility. The exhibition remains on display through Friday, Dec. 18. Read more about Gonzalez and the exhibition.
November 2, 2015
Hiroki Sayama, associate professor of systems science and industrial engineering, was recently elected to the Council of the Complex Systems Society, the largest international academic society on complex systems science and engineering. He will serve a three-year term.
October 30, 2015
Ross Geoghegan, research professor of mathematics and department chair designate, has been elected a Foreign Member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences. He will give his inaugural lecture in Skopje during the spring 2016 semester. This achievement recognizes a long association between the Binghamton Department of Mathematical Sciences and Macedonia initiated by Geoghegan. Seven of Binghamton’s PhDs in mathematics have come from Macedonia.