Evaluations due for permanent UUP professionals| April 21, 2014
Human Resources reminds supervisors of “permanent” UUP professionals that evaluations should be completed for May 2013 to May 2014, and a new performance program issued for May 2014 to May 2015. Professionals with “term” or “temporary” appointments have individual evaluative cycles. The appropriate forms may be found on the Human Resources website
This week on the BinghamtonU YouTube: The Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera| April 21, 2014
The Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera (CICO) was formed through collaboration between Binghamton University, SUNY and the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts (NACTA) in 2009. Watch this new video to learn more
Affinities, Dialogues and Divergences| April 21, 2014
Art faculty engage with the Permanent Collection in this exhibition which runs from April 22 through May 24. An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the main gallery of the Binghamton University Art Museum. Eleven faculty members from the Department of Art selected a single work of art from the museum’s permanent collection to serve as an inspiration for an original work of art. The object chosen by the artist is installed alongside the new work. Graduate students from the Department of Art History interviewed the artists and composed labels to accompany each artist’s installation. Participating faculty members include Jim Bohary, Frank Chang, Alexandra Davis, Ronald Gonzalez, Blazo Kovacevic, Natalija Mijatovic, Kathryn M. Niles, Costa Sakellariou, Jim Stark, John Thomson and Michael Wesko.
Heartbleed bug update| April 21, 2014
Professional vacancy| April 18, 2014
Professional vacancy| April 17, 2014
Chinese language and Beijing Opera summer camp| April 17, 2014
The Confucius Institute will host a Chinese language/performing arts summer day-camp from July 28 through Aug. 15. “Sounds of China: STARTALK Learn Chinese through Beijing Opera Performance” will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, on campus. An application is required, but the program is free and open to students entering grades 6-12.
To register, go online
. The application deadline is Friday, May 9.
New my.binghamton.edu portal| April 16, 2014
Starting today, signing into BU BRAIN Self Service and other campus resources is easier than ever! The previous login page
has been redirected to my.binghamton.edu
. This portal allows you to authenticate once, providing access to your BU BRAIN Self Service, Blackboard, B-Engaged and TutorTrac accounts. Quick links with easy login access for B-Mail, QuikPAY, myHealth and other services are also available through the portal.
Try MyBinghamton now!
If you have any questions, contact the ITS Help Desk
Cheer coach position available| April 16, 2014
The Athletics Department is looking for a part-time coach for the Bearcats cheer team. It is preferred that candidates have college-level experience (coaching or cheering). Candidates must possess first-aid, CPR and AACCA safety certifications. The season runs from September through March, with approximately 30 home games.
Interested candidates should forward their resume and letter of interest to Dave Simek
Working with Transgender Individuals and Their Families| April 16, 2014
The Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project is hosting a Provider Training Day event, "Working with Transgender Individuals and Their Families," from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the University Downtown Center. Designed for health and human service providers and educators, participants in this 6-hour training will gain skills, knowledge and understanding; find resources; and identify and demonstrate strategies for providing competent, compassionate and inclusive services to transgender-spectrum individuals and their families. Breakfast and lunch are included. Certificate of completion provided. Registration is required
- Student: $25
- Early registration (by April 18): $50
- Later registration (by April 21): $75
Participants wanted for Lyme disease survey| April 16, 2014
The Binghamton University Lyme Disease Research Project is studying Lyme disease risk in Broome County and on campus. This project is led by Ralph Garruto in the Department of Anthropology.
In order to participate you must:
- Be 18 years or older
- Live in Broome County and/or frequent the Binghamton University Campus
- Be willing to fill out a 20 minute self-administered survey online or in person
To participate, go online
or fill out a paper survey in S1-111A.
Participants who fill out the survey will be eligible to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Winners will be contacted Sunday, April 27. Survey participants who wish to enter the raffle must provide a Binghamton University e-mail address and/or a home address.
All surveys and information provided will be kept confidential. The Binghamton Lyme Disease Research Project thanks you for input and cooperation with this study.
This project has been reviewed and approved by the Binghamton University Human Subjects Research Committee. Contact Anne Casella, administrator, via e-mail
or at 607-777-3918 for additional information.
Research Foundation business system shutdown| April 15, 2014
The Research Foundation business system will be shut down the week of April 28 and will become available Monday, May 5. The shutdown is necessary to complete a major upgrade to the system and to put new Principal Investigator Reporting Tools into production. During the shutdown, no business transactions can be processed. Forward payroll, purchasing and accounts payable documents, and any requests to establish a new Research Foundation account, to Sponsored Funds as soon as possible. Further information will be available as the shutdown timeframe approaches.
Student Opinion of Teaching (SOOT) requests for Spring 2014| April 15, 2014
The online Student Opinion of Teaching Survey period is from April 18 to May 9. To read the memo and get information on SOOT requests for Spring 2014, go online
Anderson Center reception room/patio work update| April 15, 2014
The contractor has revised work plans regarding Anderson Center reception room/patio renovations. Patio construction will take place through May 15. The work to replace the walkway from lot D and the Parking Structure to the Anderson Center will take place later this year. The door adjacent to B-33 will also remain open. Contact project coordinator Ed Harrison
with any questions at 777-5889.
BingPing - Trails On Campus| April 14, 2014
Did you know that there are 11 miles of trails on campus? Get up, get moving and stay healthy with the Steps to B-Healthy walking program. Remember: choose well, be well. Learn more about BingPings and the Healthy Campus Initiative online
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