Binghamton University vocal students present “Hansel and Gretel”| December 5, 2013
The whole family will enjoy the classic children’s story, “Hansel and Gretel,” by the Brothers Grimm, set to music by Engelbert Humperdinck. It has become one of the most popular fairy-tale operas of all times. Our own one-act, fully staged, holiday-season adaptation will be sung in English by the Binghamton University Opera Workshop graduate and undergraduate vocal students at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. in the AC-Chamber Hall.
The opera is sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department with sets and costumes by Tri-Cities Opera. There will be a special presentation for local school children on Friday, Dec. 7 (advance group reservations are required). Tickets for the Sunday performances are $10 for the general public; $7 for faculty, staff and seniors; and $5 for students and are available at the Anderson Center Box Office from noon-5:30 p.m. weekdays, by calling 607-777-ARTS, online
or at the door. For more information, call 607-777-2592, go online
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Get a jumpstart on your new year of fitness and wellness| December 5, 2013
Spring fitness memberships will go on sale online and in-house Monday, Dec. 9. Purchase your membership before Jan. 19 and choose either $5 off or a free 10-minute chair massage. Spring access will begin immediately, so take advantage before that date and you'll get the last two weeks of the fall semester free! Visit the Campus Recreation website
to sign up.
Research seminar presentation at SOM| December 5, 2013
Abhinav Gupta, PhD Candidate at Penn State SMEAL College of Business, Department of Management and Organization, will present a paper titled "Organizational Ideology and Corporate Strategy: A New Vantage on 'Socialistic' Resource Allocation Practices in Multibusiness Firms” at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in AA-120 (Dean’s Boardroom).
2013-2014 Harpur College Dean’s Speaker Series| December 5, 2013
Guadalupe A. Bacio, graduate student at the UCLA Department of Psychology Addictions Lab, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in AA-G08. The title of her talk is “Addressing racial/ethnic disparities in substance use: Applications of epidemiological, community-participatory, and laboratory methods.”
Political science presentation Friday| December 5, 2013
Glenn H. Palmer, professor of political science at Penn State University, will give a presentation on his current work on "Regime Type and Target Selection: Testing Democratic Selection" at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 in UU-108. This talk is presented by the Department of Political Science as part of the 2014 Harpur Dean’s Speaker Series on “The Political Economy of International Conflict.”
SUNY Business and Education Cooperative of the Southern Tier presentation| December 4, 2013
The SUNY Business and Education Cooperative of the Southern Tier (SUNY BEST) will host a presentation by Michele Catan, business advisor at NYS Small Business Development Center, titled "The Affordable Care Act” at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in room 220 at Binghamton University’s Downtown Center, 67 Washington St., Binghamton. This presentation is free and open to the public. Pre‐registration for this discussion is required through the SUNY BEST website
. For additional information, e-mail SUNY BEST
Winter term Course Reserve requests| December 4, 2013
There is still time to submit your winter term Course Reserve requests! For your convenience, up-to-date information and forms are available 24/7 by clicking Course Reserves
on the Library's main page.
Professional vacancy in Center for Learning and Teaching| December 4, 2013
Nominations sought for Leadership Development Program| December 4, 2013
Nominations are currently being accepted for the Leadership Development Program for Supervisors at Binghamton University, Class of Spring 2014. Programs will be presented for supervisory employees once a semester and will consist of two classes, with each class composed of 20 nominated participants. Nominations can be made by supervisors, or employees can self-nominate.
Details about the program are available on the University Center for Training and Development website
Inquiries and requests for assistance may be directed to the University Center for Training and Development at 607-777-6398.
De-Stress December schedule online| December 4, 2013
De-Stress December will take place from Dec. 2-20. De-Stress December is a campus-wide initiative aimed at reducing student stress and anxiety during the weeks leading up to and including finals. Share this link
, which contains the full schedule of events, with your students. Some of the events include: therapy dogs, service projects, baking, and even free group fitness classes from Dec. 14-20 for any faculty, staff or student with a valid Binghamton University ID. If you have any additional ongoing services or events you would like added to the calendar, e-mail Morgan Appel
End of year payroll and tax information issued| December 4, 2013
The Office of Human Resources has released important end of the year payroll and tax information and leave accrual balance reminders. The document can be viewed online
NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program workshop| December 4, 2013
There will be an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program workshop from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Engineering and Science Building, Room 2008.
This brown-bag lunch workshop, sponsored by the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), will introduce junior faculty to the NSF CAREER program and help them prepare their CAREER proposals. This workshop will mainly aim to provide future CAREER proposal submitters with proposal review experience and advice on developing strategies for success, presented by a panel of recent NSF CAREER awardees and NSF program directors and/or reviewers. The workshop will also include tips from OSP staff on specific requirements of the CAREER program and how to structure a successful CAREER proposal.
- NSF CAREER Overview – Theresa Hollister, senior grant and contract administrator in the Office of Sponsored Programs
- Viewpoints from successful CAREER applicants – Sarah Laszlo (Psychology), Yu David Liu (Computer Science) and Nikolay Dimitrov (Chemistry)
- Insights into the review process and recommended strategies for success – Kaiming Ye, chair of bioengineering, NSF reviewer and program manager for NSF’s Biomedical Engineering program; and Wendy Martinek, associate professor of political science and former program manager for NSF’s Law & Social Science program
- Questions and answers
Bring your lunch; refreshments will be provided.
RSVP by today, Wednesday, Dec. 4, to Teri Bower via e-mail
or call 777-6136.
Mathematical Sciences lecture Thursday| December 4, 2013
The Mathematical Sciences Department will host a lecture by Karen Rhea, retired directory of the introductory mathematics at the University of Michigan, on "Managing and Mentoring Undergraduate Calculus” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in LN-2205. This lecture is free and open to the public. Contact Laura Anderson
for more information.
Binghamton University Flute Studio and Chamber Concert| December 4, 2013
Join us for the Binghamton University Flute Studio and Flute Chamber Concert, with accompanist Chai-Kyou Mallinson under the direction of Georgetta Maiolo, at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in FA-Casadesus Recital Hall. The concert will feature soloists as well as a flute trio with Binghamton University student flutists: Kohar Bedonian, Jessica Biagotti, Eleni Florakis, Brandy Greene, Devin Kasinki, Michelle Li, Cara Natale and Jacqueline Robins. The program will include “Sleigh Ride” by Frederick Delius, arranged by Jane Gannaway, “Shenandoah” by Ricky Lombardo, “Variations on a Theme of Mozart for Flute and Piano” by Reynaldo Hahn, “Peaches for Flute and Piano” by Andre Previn and much more! This concert is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department. For more information, call 607-777-2592, go online
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Magazine donations requested| December 4, 2013
Have old magazines at home you can donate? We will use magazines for a project benefiting the Children's Home at the event "Help De-Stress Yourself by Helping Your Community," taking place from 2-5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, in UU-108.
You can drop magazines off at the Center for Civic Engagement in LS-G54 or the Dean of Students Office (UUW-204). For questions, e-mail Morgan Appel
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