Katie Burkhouse, a fourth-year graduate student in the Binghamton Mood Disorders Institute directed by Professor of Psychology Brandon Gibb, recently won a $25,000 grant from the American Psychological Foundation to fund her dissertation. Her primary research interests focus on combining multiple levels analysis, including event-related potentials (ERPs), pupillometry and genetics, to better understand cognitive-emotional processing and its relation to the development and maintenance of youth depression.
June 9, 2014
June 9, 2014
The Department of Theatre celebrated the conclusion of another season of productions by acknowledging a number of students for high achievement in theatre studies and production with the following awards:
Don A. Watters Award
Nicole Dlug, Shanice Hodge and Laura Potel
Theatre Department Award
Jack Berman Award
Pamela Ghigliotti, Imani Pearl Williams
Albert Nocciolino Excellence in Theatre Award
Andrew Bryce, Valentine Monfeuga, Martin Murray, Calley Parks and Molly Powell
Alfred Brooks Memorial Theater Scholarship
Gruber Family Scholarship
Solomon Israel Theatre Arts Scholarship
Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr. Memorial Scholarship
John and Vi Bielenberg Scholarship
Pappy Parker Players Alumni Award
For more information on each award and scholarship, go online.
May 20, 2014
Several Binghamton University Music Department students studying voice placed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Regional Competition held at Hofstra University in March:
Freshman Women Division:
Lauren Silberstein - first place
Karima Jibril - second place
Sophomore Women Division:
Daniela Rivera - first place
Junior Women Division:
Caitlin Gotimer - first place
Junior Men Division:
Ricky Nan - second place
The vocalists were accompanied by pianists John Isenberg and Margaret Reitz. All have an opportunity to audition to compete in the national finals in Boston in July. For more information, go online.
May 20, 2014
Men’s club lacrosse won the National College Lacrosse League (NCLL) Division II National Championship with a 10-6 win over West Chester College, Pa. The team finished the season 12-0 overall, the only NCLL team in both Division I and II to go undefeated. The club was also named NCLL Division II Team of the Year. They last won the national championship in 2004.
Women’s club lacrosse was also undefeated in regular season play and advanced to the regional playoff tournament — a historic mark for the club.
May 10, 2014
Three Binghamton University students placed in the highly competitive U.S. East Regional Chinese Bridge competition held the last Sunday in March at Pace University. The worldwide Chinese language proficiency contest is sponsored by the Hanban (the Chinese National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language) and requires contestants to give a speech and perform a talent. The east regional includes 10 states and universities with top-rated programs including Princeton and Columbia. Daniel McMonagle placed third in the junior group for students who have studies Chinese for one or two years. Adam Kopec took second place in the senior group for students who have studied Chinese for three or four years. Carrie Buck, a senior double-majoring in Chinese and Spanish, won first place in the senior group after performing an excerpt of Beijing Opera and will be invited to compete in the final round in China this summer.
April 23, 2014
Benjamin Campanaro, a graduating senior from Monroe, N.Y., majoring in geological sciences, took first place out of 188 posters at the Northeastern Geological Society of America meeting in March, in Lancaster, Pa.