Research Foundation summer salary for faculty| April 24, 2014
Contact Tom Popielarski
in the Research Foundation Human Resources/Payroll Office if you are to receive faculty summer salary from an external sponsored project. If you have questions on whether your have funds available for summer salary, contact your grant and contract administrator.
Participate in the 2014 Corporate Challenge| April 24, 2014
All University employees are invited to participate in the 2014 YMCA Corporate Challenge on Thursday, June 12, at Broome Community College.
The following events will take place:
• 5k road race (5:15 p.m.)
• Predicted mile walk or run (6 p.m.)
• Relay race (7:30 p.m.)
• Executive mile (8:15 p.m.)
• Awards ceremony (8:30 p.m.)
This friendly competition with other area employers offers a great social, team-building and healthy activity. Athletic ability is not a requirement, just a desire to have a good time! You can come for just one or two events, or stay for all. The cost is $12 per participant for the first event and $6 for each additional event. Fee includes a YMCA Corporate Challenge T-shirt, and the University will provide a shirt for you to wear that evening to show your spirit! Refreshments will be provided. Contact Sara DeClemente-Hammoud
to sign up.
The Binghamton Buzz - Episode 10 - #ThrowbackThursday| April 24, 2014
In this episode of the Binghamton Buzz
, we tested your knowledge about Throwback Thursday and Binghamton University history.
Professional vacancy| April 24, 2014
Graduate Student Symposium of Mechanical and Materials Engineering| April 24, 2014
The Department of Mechanical Engineering will host the Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium at 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, in Room 1337 of the Engineering and Science Building and Symposia Hall in the Center of Excellence. This is an opportunity to see the innovative research that the mechanical and materials science students are conducting. View the symposium schedule
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders Graduate Conference in Literature this Saturday| April 24, 2014
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders is an interdisciplinary graduate conference dedicated to exploring the changing contours of the field of American Studies. This year’s conference theme, “Transatlantic Modernities,” focuses on the literary and material facets of cultural exchange across the Atlantic during historical moments broadly defined as modern. The conference starts at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the University Downtown Center. Anthony Bogues, Lyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences and Critical Theory and the director of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University, will deliver the keynote at 4:30 p.m.
Come with questions and encourage your students to attend! Light refreshments provided.
For questions, e-mail Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders
Seventh Annual Shriber Lecture| April 24, 2014
Lauren A. Benton, professor of history at New York University, will speak on "When Tyrants Roamed the Earth: The British Empire and the Politics of Protection" for the Seventh Annual Harvey and Elizabeth Prior Shriber Lecture from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, April 25, in EB-110. Refreshments will be served following the lecture.
Harpur College Dean’s Speaker Series| April 24, 2014
or call them at 777-4924.
Biology seminar Friday| April 24, 2014
Michael D. Purugganan, Dorothy Schiff Professor of Genomics, professor of biology and dean for science at New York University, will speak on "The Origin(s) of Crop Species: Biological Evolutionin the Species We Eat" at 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, in SL-212.
Contact Jay Sobel
for more information or to reserve a meeting with Purugganan.
First Social Learning Center weekend of the year| April 24, 2014
Join us for our first weekend at the Social Learning Center in 2014! The Institute for Child Development’s Social Learning Center will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 26 for all families and friends of the ICD, as well as for members of the Binghamton University community. To help welcome the warmer temperatures, we're extending our SLC playtime for an additional hour, and we'll have a visit from the ice cream truck. At least one adult from each family must attend for the duration their children are present to provide supervision. Call 777-2829 for more information, and visit our website for cancellations
Free autism spectrum disorders screening clinic April 26| April 24, 2014
The Institute for Child Development will offer a free autism spectrum disorders (ASD) screening clinic to determine if children are exhibiting signs associated with ASD, so that families can seek more in-depth diagnostic evaluation. Children ages 1 to 5 and their families are eligible for the free screening at the ICD. Appointments start at 9 a.m. To schedule an appointment, call 855-910-4ASD, or visit The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders website
and click on the link for the Free ASD Screening Clinic to use the online form.
Window deliveries for Old Whitney Hall to affect East Drive| April 24, 2014
Window deliveries for the Old Whitney Hall project will affect pedestrian and vehicular traffic on East Drive from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24 and from noon-4 p.m. Monday, April 28. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in this area while the truck is being unloaded. Pedestrians are asked to use walks closest to Newing College during this time. Contact project coordinator Jennifer Bourassa
with any questions at 777-5047.
Last chance to register for Innovation Day 2014| April 23, 2014
The Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships, in conjunction with the Center of Excellence, will hold Binghamton University's annual Innovation Day event from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Innovative Technologies Complex. This year's topic is Big Data.
This year's program will include a forum on the ethics and use of data, as well as four panels:
• Market Intelligence and Marketing Analytics
• Finance and Investment
• Enabling Infrastructure and Big Data
Program speakers include:
- Katherine Frase, vice president and CTO, Global Public Sector at IBM
- Scott Zeger, vice provost for research, Johns Hopkins University
- Hao Wang, chief information officer, The Research Foundation for The State University of New York
There will also be a poster session, as well as tours of the ES2 Data Center and The Seymour Kunis Media Core. A reception will follow the day’s events. The full agenda is available online
. Registration is filling up fast. For more information and to register, go online
Encourage graduating seniors to take the Senior Survey| April 23, 2014
The campus needs your help to encourage graduating seniors to complete a 10-question survey that takes less than three minutes and will provide valuable information about their post-graduation plans. The results will help Binghamton University better understand the characteristics and the pathways students choose.
Individual schools are doing their part in "competing" for the highest response rate from their graduates. The campus is working to surpass last year’s overall response rate of 73 percent and President Harvey Stenger is pushing for 100 percent participation.
Encourage any graduating seniors you know to respond to the e-mail message asking them to complete the survey. More info about the survey is available online
Ninth Annual Iron Pour Invitational this Friday| April 23, 2014
Students and faculty from ten other collegiate sculpture programs will join our students, Associate Professor of Art Jim Stark and Sculptor in Residence Mathew Wicker for the Ninth Annual Iron Pour Invitational, taking place this Friday, April 25, at the sculpture facilities in Rooms 152-154 of the Fine Arts Building.
Preparations start in the morning, with actual iron-casting beginning around 1 p.m. Three or four iron furnaces are expected to melt about 3,000 pounds of iron, poured at 2,700 degrees into over a hundred molds.
Following the day’s activities, there will be a reception in the Rosefsky Gallery (FA- 259) for Matt Wicker’s exhibition, “historia.”
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