I couldn’t leave home without it!

I couldn’t leave home without it!

What do students bring to college that they can't live without? Phones and laptops are obvious, but some of the other "must-haves" can be just as important. And some are just plain fun. Photographers Jonathan Cohen and Jonathan King took these photos on move-in day. Click here to see the gallery.

Reclaiming a waterway
 

Features

The sleuths of slime

The sleuths of slime

Researchers want to crack the code of biofilm control

These students are so self-composed

These students are so self-composed

Explorchestra performs music composed by members

A duty to defend

A duty to defend

Richard Greenberg '74 can be the last, best hope for some defendants

Prescription for resilience

Prescription for resilience

Teaching resilience skills may help reduce PTSD

Alumni Events

hireBing
Do you remember what it was like to be a student at Binghamton, getting ready to graduate and looking for an internship or first job? As a Binghamton University graduate, you can help a student navigate that challenge. To find out how, join us for hireBing, which is a chance to network with other Syracuse-area alumni and learn how you can partner with the University to provide mentoring, internship and employment opportunities for Binghamton students. The event will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center. There is no cost to attend, and refreshments will be provided. Register by Oct. 3. Click here for details and registration.

Alumni, Appetizers & Art
The Alumni Association's Binghamton chapter will gather at Remlik's Grille & Oyster Bar in downtown Binghamton before heading out on the First Friday Art Walk on Oct. 3. Appetizers and cash bar are from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Self-guided Art Walk is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Look for alumni who will be showcasing their art! Cost is $5. Register online before Monday, Sept. 29. Click here for details and registration.

Homecoming 2014
Homecoming weekend, Oct. 17–19, is filling up with events. The always-popular Tailgate Party, men's soccer game, Black Student Union Fashion Show and Greek God events are on the schedule. And new this year are TIER Talks: Talks that Inspire, Educate and Resonate. Some of our most dynamic faculty, alumni and special guests will discuss Rethinking Success: Thriving in the Modern World. Homecoming 2014 will also include the EOP 45th Anniversary Luncheon, Decker School of Nursing Homecoming Simulation Elimination, and celebrations for the Classes of 1954, 1964, 2004 and 2014, Pi Lambda Phi and the Pep Band. For a list of events, visit the Homecoming website.

Class Notes

David B. Vermont ‘92, has published his first novel, The Last Confession of the Vampire Judas Iscariot. The novel follows Judas, the betrayer of Jesus, who is raised from the dead by the devil. Judas becomes the devil's apostle and does his will, trying to direct history along a new path. The book is available on Amazon. DavidVermont.com
Todd Lituchy ‘89, is executive producer of a new show called The Mysteries of Laura, in production for NBC. The show stars Debra Messing as a homicide detective who cracks case after case while raising rambunctious twin boys and locking horns with her less-than-helpful police detective ex-husband. For more about the show, click here.

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BLOG. Ann Harpur Campbell '04 and '05 is a nationally board certified nurse practitioner with 15 years experience in integrative medicine. Her website is The Original Bloom, with information on integrating medicine with the latest research and teaching approaches on meditation, yoga, nutrition, energy and principles of traditional Chinese medicine.
LITERATURE. Leah Umansky '02 has a new book of poems titled Don Dreams and I Dream, a Mad Men-inspired chapbook, out this year from Kattywompus Press. Also, three poems inspired by Game of Thrones have been published in POETRY and also are being translated into Norwegian. Read some of Umansky's poetry at her website, www.leahumansky.com
ENTERTAINMENT. James Brendan McLaughlin, Alessandro Raffanelli and Brett DeCoylse all '04, have developed a travel website called embark.org. The purpose of the site is to provide networking, inspiration and a streamlined set of tools to promote the experience of traveling.

Recent Posts

Dr. Fox part of reality drama Dr. Adam Fox '92 is a trauma surgeon and one of several medical professionals featured on NY Med, an eight-episode docu-drama airing on ABC. NY Med follows medical patients and staff at two hospitals in the New York metro area: the posh New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and the gritty University Hospital. Click here to read story.
Ode to avant-garde Inspired by Andy Warhol's films of the Velvet Underground in the 1960s, director Fred Riedel ’79 creates a music video for the song "Blackt Out" by his friend and fellow alumnus Lee Ranaldo ’78 (formerly of Sonic Youth). And he gets Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Cinema Ken Jacobs to make a cameo appearance. Click here to read the story.
Congratulations x3 Triplets Jake, Jacque and Jenna Williams will graduate from Harpur College. Read a profile of these siblings, plus profiles about other notable students, at binghamton.edu/inside.

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The Psychology of Fear
The Psychology of Fear

Becoming a mascot
Becoming a mascot

The Finals Stretch
The Finals Stretch

Spring Fling 2014
Spring Fling 2014

Alumni advice to class of 2014
Alumni advice to class of 2014

Undergrads experience life in the lab
Undergrads experience life in the lab