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Paul Reiser '77 earned his bachelor of fine arts degree in music with a major in piano and composition at Binghamton before hitting the big time on the comedy circuit in New York City and moving in to acting.
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In the News

February 2010

Susannah Gal, chair and associate professor of biological sciences, was mentioned in numerous publications including Health & Medicine Week, Clinical Oncology Week, and Cancer Law Weekly on Feb. 1, in an article about DNA research. Gal participated in research on diseases such as cancer and published a study in Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment.

Pamela Mischen, associate professor in the department of public administration, was mentioned in NYSAC News on Feb. 9, regarding Binghamton University partnering with local government to provide college-community relationships. Mischen, leads the Center for Applied Community Research and Development program (CACRD) which works with the department of public administration to educate and train aspiring local government managers.

Joyce Ferrario, dean of the Decker School of Nursing, was mentioned in The Nursing School on Feb. 9, in an article about Binghamton’s new doctoral nursing program. According to Ferrario, “graduates will entirely become highly qualified and very much equipped to have their skills upon embracing and resolving several newer healthcare challenges that they will be facing in the future.”

Ali Mazrui, professor and director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies, was quoted in Voice of America on Feb. 17, in an article about the improvement of political news in Africa. According to Mazrui, “I personally believe the political news is better now than it was 20 years ago.”

Linda Spear, distinguished professor of psychology, was interviewed by Deborah Harper, president of Psychjourney on Feb. 17, regarding her book The Behavioral Neuroscience of Adolescence.

Juliet Berling, environmental resources manager, was mentioned in On Campus Hospitality on Feb. 18, in an article about expanding sustainability at Binghamton. According to Berling, “We have a rough estimate that our dining halls are at 90 percent zero waste.”

Omowunmi Sadik, professor of chemistry, was mentioned in numerous publications including Chemical & Chemistry Business and Journal of Technology & Science, on Feb. 19, in an article about research on analytical biochemistry. Sadik was among those who participated in the research and published a study in Analytical Biochemistry.

Curt M. Pueschel, associate professor of biological sciences, was mentioned in The Psychology & Psychiatry Journal on Feb. 21, in an article regarding research of psychology and psychiatry. Pueschel was among those who participated in the research and published a study in Phycologia.

Carolyn Pierce, assistant professor in the Decker School of Nursing, was mentioned in numerous publications including Business Week, Health & Medicine Week and Heart Disease Weekly on Feb. 22, in an article regarding chronic heart failure. Pierce published a study on this topic in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.

M. Stanley Whittingham, professor of chemistry, was mentioned in IOL Technology, an online news source on Feb. 24, in an article about improvements in the technology of batteries from lead to lithium. According to Whittingham, “a lithium-ion battery holds about five times as much energy as lead one.”

Kanad Ghose, professor of computer science, and Bahgat Sammakia, professor of mechanical engineering and director of the University’s New York State Center of Excellence in Small Scale Systems Integration and Packaging, were mentioned in an article about low-energy diets for data centers in Innovations Report, a science news source, on Feb. 24. According to Ghose, “The Amount of energy we spend on running our data centers in the U.S. is about 2.5 percent of the total national energy expenditure.”


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Last Updated: 12/17/10