Manas Chatterji, professor of management, was the keynote speaker in a meeting on Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Peace Science held at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, India – a University established by Mahatma Gandhi. There were about 300 participants including students. He also served as the keynote speaker at the 44th Annual Meeting of Regional Science Association International (RSAI) - Indian Section. Chatterji established the Indian and the Chinese sections of this premier professional organization and the Northeast U.S. section is located in the School of Management.
Manas Chatterji| February 6, 2013
Students win Gilman Scholarships| January 17, 2013
Three Binghamton students have been selected to receive Gilman Scholarships to support their study abroad program for the spring 2013 semester. Soe Naing will study in Singapore, Nicholas Rando will study in France and Brittany Sanford will study in Japan. The Gilman Scholarship is a competitive, national program that seeks to provide funding to students, majors and program locations that are less represented in traditional study-abroad statistics or typically wouldn’t be able to afford their time abroad; applicants must be U.S. citizens who receive a Pell grant in their federal financial aid package. http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program
Lyceum course instructors| January 17, 2013
The following Binghamton University personnel taught Lyceum classes recently:
* John Fillo, chair of bioengineering - “Energy Geopolitics” - Nov. 6
* Al Tricomi, distinguished teaching professor emeritus of English - “The Problem Play in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Thomas Heywood’s A Woman Killed with Kindness - Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14
* Gladys Walling, professor emerita of physical education - “Sri Lanka” - Oct. 31
* Tim Bridgman, reference librarian and adjunct professor, classical and near eastern studies - More Ancient History - Oct. 25, Nov. 1
* H. Stephen Straight, professor emeritus of anthropology and linguistics - “The Present-Day Maya of Yucatan” - Oct. 25, Nov. 1, 8, 15
* Richard Boswell, professor emeritus, Romance Languages - “Paris: Past and Present” - Nov. 8, 15
John Meador| January 3, 2013
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).
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.