Summer 2013 Table of Contents


He's Binghamton's first alumnus elected to Congress


It took nine years, but William Groner '77 prevailed for 9/11 first-responders


Recalling life in dorms, dumps and that place called the Colonial


Three singers draw spotlight to the opera program.


Sound waves don't stand a chance: The lab is underground, surrounded by layers of concrete and lined with foam.


A curator for Special Collections pulls a letter from a box and recognizes the address: It's Highclere Castle, where the popular British drama Downton Abbey is filmed.


The Other Side

Assistant professor Denise Yull has a surprising resume.


Jake Keegan's first career is playing soccer



A business started by a Binghamton alumnus — and that employs several alumni — earns a national award.