Save the date: Day at the Oakdale Mall| November 4, 2013
Binghamton University will hold its fourth-annual community outreach event at the Oakdale Mall early next year. Faculty, staff and students will have an opportunity to showcase their work through hands-on demonstrations, crafts and performances from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 22, 2014, in the Center Court. If your department, program or club would like to participate, contact Darcy Fauci
Nominations sought for Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence| October 18, 2013
Nominations are being sought for the Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Professional and Classified Service. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 13, with completed dossiers (electronic submissions preferred) due to the Office of the Vice President for Administration, attention Tracey Debnar, by Friday, Dec. 20. Go online
for information regarding both awards.
Main entrance sign work Oct. 17 through December| October 16, 2013
The temporary, mock-up sign at the main entrance to campus will be removed between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. During this time there will be minor, temporary traffic and pedestrian interruptions.
Work on the new main entrance sign will follow, with contractors working weekdays from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through December. Fencing will be erected around the work site and materials will be staged on both sides of the entrance. There will be periodic, temporary traffic and pedestrian impacts. Use caution in this area since construction vehicles will be entering and exiting staging areas throughout the course of the project. Some additional landscaping work will occur next year.
Contact project coordinator Jennifer Bourassa
with any questions.
Homecoming 2013 video now onine| October 15, 2013
We hope you had a wonderful time at Homecoming 2013, reconnecting with friends and seeing the many changes on campus. Thank you for attending Homecoming, and for your support of Binghamton University! Check out the video online
Hand-dyed scarves at the University Art Museum| October 15, 2013
If T-shirts of green are not your scene, buy a scarf at the museum…they're keen!
Museum hours: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-7 p.m. Thursday
President Harvey Stenger’s Quarterly Report| October 7, 2013
Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger has released his quarterly report
for the months of July through September 2013. Learn about Binghamton University’s activities and initiatives in his report and those of the vice presidents for academic affairs, administration, advancement, student affairs, research and the director of athletics.
Baxter stars in new video| October 4, 2013
"There once was a bearcat. His name - Baxter." Watch how it all began in this new video
Inside welcomes ‘Kudos’| October 4, 2013
Inside, the weekly newspaper for faculty and staff, wants to publicize your achievements. Have you received an award, published a paper, attended a conference or been elected to a position with a professional organization?
Did you know you get a discount at the Binghamton University Bookstore?| October 4, 2013
Just show your Binghamton ID and receive 10 percent off clothing, gift items, books and more! Get your shopping done early for the holidays this year. Your discount also applies to the NOOK family of devices! If you need to purchase something for department use with a P-card or charging to an account, you can get up to 20 percent off.
Looking for something in particular that we don’t normally carry? We can special order books and other items for you! Check out our selection in the store or online. For more information contact us on Facebook.com/BinghamtonBookstore
or via e-mail
or at 607-777-2745.
Annual Clery memo issued| September 27, 2013
The Office of Human Resources has issued the annual Clery memo, which also includes information regarding a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace, the Policy on Domestic Violence in the Workplace and training reminders. Go online
to review the memo.
Counseling Center offers support to students| September 26, 2013
The Counseling Center reminds faculty and staff that it offers both individual and group therapy to undergraduate and graduate students. If you are aware of a student in need of support, a list of group offerings can be found on the Counseling Center webpage
We encourage you to take a moment to read through and familiarize yourself with these offerings. Contact information is listed for each specific group facilitator and further information can be found by contacting the University Counseling Center at 607-777-2772.The Counseling Center is in LN-1202.
CCPA video| September 19, 2013
New video online
: If you are interested in making a positive difference in the lives of others, there is no better place to be educated than the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University.
Join LinkedIn group for international interests| September 18, 2013
The Binghamton University Globalistas (BUGS), a volunteer group of faculty, staff and students devoted to internationalization, maintains a LinkedIn group for students, alumni, faculty and staff to discuss international topics. It’s a place to talk about international travel, study, work and more. The group, which has nearly 400 participants, is also a great way to learn about globally oriented events on campus. Join the group, named B Global, online
Weight-loss study| September 13, 2013
The Clinical Science and Engineering Research Center at Binghamton University is running a study on the role of body temperature in regulating body weight. Adult men and women with a body mass index (BMI) over 25 are being recruited. The study requires spending ½ hour in a sauna 5 late afternoons/early evenings per week for two months. Contact Astrid Stromhaug at 777-5201 if you want more information. Volunteers will be compensated for expenses incurred. For information regarding your rights as a research participant, you may contact the Human Subjects Research Review office at 777-3818.
Subscribe to research newsletter today| September 12, 2013
Discover-e features insights and innovations from Binghamton University on topics ranging from dyslexia to solar energy. The site
includes news, features, faculty spotlights and image and video galleries. To subscribe to the e-newsletter, go online
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