Relay for Life soundtrack
The student ensemble Explorchestra − 35 musicians playing all sorts of instruments from violins and cellos to electric guitars − performs all new music composed by members of the group at Relay For Life.
Photo by Jonathan Cohen
Professional vacancies| April 10, 2014
A graduate of Northwest High School in Miami, Fla., she earned degrees in biology and chemistry from Hampton University.
She joined the staff in the Department of Biological Sciences in 1974, serving as the assistant to the department chair. She retired in 2002, and was especially proud of her mentorship efforts and initiatives that ultimately helped to increase the number of minority students in the sciences. She was the recipient of the Chancellor’s Award and served on several local non-profit boards, including Zonta Club, Southern Tier Zoological Society and the Broome County Status of Women Council.
She is survived by her husband John, sons Christopher and Mark, daughter Melanie, one daughter-in-law, one son-in-law, three grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters, as well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Barber Memorial Home, 428 Main St., Johnson City. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, April 12, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 200 Jefferson Ave., Endicott.
Alumni Association to present Special Recognition Awards| April 9, 2014
The cost to attend the reception and dinner is $50. Online registration is available until Friday, April 11. For more information, contact the Alumni Relations office at 777-2424 or send an e-mail.
Save the date: Freshman Engineering Exposition| April 9, 2014
The Latin Music Dance Party will be held from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, April 18, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 225 Water St., Binghamton. Visit the Facebook page for details.
The mission of the Southern Tier Latinos Association is to assist individuals, organizations and businesses with opportunities to learn more about the Hispanic/Latino culture. Contact Jose Caceres for more information.
Weed control applications begin April 12| April 9, 2014
High temperature hot water shutdown May 19-23| April 9, 2014
• Academic Complex (A&B) - no heat
• Administration Building - no heat, hot water or air conditioning
• Anderson Center - no heat or hot water
• Campus Pre-School - no heat
• Chenango Champlain Collegiate Center (C4) - no heat or hot water
• Computer Center - no heat
• Dickinson Community (Digman, Johnson, O'Connor, Rafuse) - no heat or hot water
• Engineering Building - no heat or hot water
• Events Center - no heat or hot water
• Fine Arts - no heat or hot water
• Garage - no heat or hot water
• Gyms (East and West) - no heat or hot water
• Institute for Child Development - no heat
• Lecture Hall and Student Wing - no heat or hot water
• Library - no heat or hot water
• Newing Community (Broome, Bingham, Delaware, Endicott) - no heat or hot water
• Physical Facilities - no heat or hot water
• Science 1 - no heat or hot water
• Science 2 - no heat or hot water
• Science 3 and Greenhouse - no heat, hot water or cage washer
• Science 4 - no heat, hot water or cage washer
• Science Library and classroom addition - no heat
• Science 5 - no steam for cage washer
The shutdown is needed to perform maintenance on the campus high temperature hot water distribution system. Contact Marty Curtis with any questions via e-mail or call 777-2335.
Participants wanted for Lyme disease survey| April 9, 2014
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.
Professional vacancy in Information Technology Services| April 8, 2014
Save the date for Korean Studies Symposium| April 8, 2014
Large Lectures: Strategies for Success| April 8, 2014
Join the Steps to B-Healthy walking program| April 8, 2014
Join by yourself, with a friend or, better yet, build a team. Participants will be asked to register for Steps to B-Healthy and log miles run or walked through the American Heart Association Activity Tracker. You can count your daily steps with a pedometer or activity tracker, or by converting mileage to steps. To get you started, you’ll receive a free pedometer when you register for the walking program.
There will be twelve monthly contests to help keep you motivated — some will be personal challenges, others will be team. Prizes will be provided by the Department of Campus Recreation and Binghamton University Dining Services by Sodexo, who are co-sponsoring the walking program.
Full details on how to register as well as monthly goals and prizes are available on the B-Healthy website.
Join us as we take strides to make Binghamton a healthy campus by participating in this B-Healthy initiative. Choose well, be well!
Drug free treatment of hypertension| April 8, 2014
President Harvey Stenger’s Quarterly Report| April 7, 2014