Subal Kumbhakar traveled a long road to Binghamton University, from a remote village in India, a community so small that in ninth grade Kumbhakar did not have the traditional choice of studying the sciences.
Sam Paffenbach, Sodexo Campus Services chef, was mentioned in the Ithaca Journal on April 1, for his culinary accomplishments. In March, Paffenbach captured a bronze award in the 2010 National Association of College and University Food Service’s regional competition.
David Sloan Wilson, distinguished professor of biological sciences, was quoted in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on April 7, in an article about animals and their personalities. According to Wilson, “There are sensitive ones who are always taking things in, which can be good because information is valuable, but it also can be overwhelming.”
James Brownridge, radiation safety officer, was mentioned in Australian Broadcasting Corporation on April 8, in an article about why warm water may freeze faster than cold. According to Brownridge, “It comes down to water’s variable, and fragile, freezing point when water becomes ice.”
Albrecht W. Inhoff, professor of psychology, was mentioned in Education Business Weekly and Education Letter on April 14, in an article about education and experimental learning. Inhoff was part of a team that constructed three experiments to test learning activity.
Pamela Mischen, associate professor of public administration, was quoted in Science Daily of Rockville, Md. and TerraDaily of San Diego, Calif., on April 19, for her research and involvement in campaigns to keep children out of gangs. According to Mischen, “Some programs may fail because the right people weren’t talking”
Ricardo René Larémont, professor of political science and sociology, was mentioned April 25 in numerous publications including The Pittsburgh Business Times, The Los Angeles Business Times and The Orlando Business Times, for his involvement in The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA). According to Laremont, “Resolving the Western Sahara conflict does matter, now more than ever.”
Andrew Gallup, postdoctoral research associate, was quoted in numerous publications on April 28, including The Seattle Times, The Miami Herald, The Denver Post and The Sydney Morning Herald, for his studies on yawning and human behavior. According to Gallup, “Yawning helps cool down our brains so they function better.”
Last Updated: 6/23/11