The songbird from Brooklyn said an elementary school glee club conductor sparked her singing career when he gave her a classical piece to perform. “That’s when I realized I had a solo voice and really liked singing,” says Sibongile Boyd. “It was just something about the grandeur of it that attracted me. I preferred singing more than listening to instrumental pieces.”
Binghamton University’s new Center for Local Government, which offers services to local municipality leaders, was featured in the July 5 edition of The Press & Sun-Bulletin. These services include assistance with consolidation and privatization of services, training programs, and research.
Binghamton University’s Go Green Institute- designed to excite students and teachers about science, math and engineering- was featured in various local media outlets, including FOX News 40 and The Press & Sun-Bulletin.
The Binghamton University Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing (CAMM) was highlighted nationwide in media outlets including CNN Money and Fox Business after signing a contract with Uni-Pixel, Inc. Uni-Pixel, the developer of Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter technology, will work in partnership with Binghamton University to advance conductor patterning capabilities.
Brandon Gibb, director of the Binghamton Mood Disorders Institute, was featured in Mental Health Weekly Digest, Biotech Week and a number of other medical publications July 13 for his research on the correlation between depressive characteristics and patients with multiple suicide attempts.
Binghamton University’s Decker School of Nursing was cited in a July 15 article in The Democrat & Chronicle. The article discussed nursing programs that utilize simulations to prepare students for real-life crises.
Scott Craver, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, was featured in The Times Beacon Record, Whitehouse.gov and an array of other publications after being awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in recognition of his research on information security.
Binghamton University was featured in The Princeton Review, foxbusinessnews.com and several local media outlets for its green efforts. Binghamton University was one of only fifteen colleges in the country to earn a perfect score rating on The Princeton Review’s 2010 Green Honor Roll.
Patrick Regan, a professor of political science, was interviewed by the daily science news website FirstScienceNews.com for its July 30 edition regarding his new book, Sixteen Million One: Understanding Civil War. In the book, Regan researches civil conflicts as well as the driving force that causes an individual to take on the life of a rebel.
Last Updated: 6/22/10