Science & Research

TEDxBinghamtonUniversity selects student speakers

By Alexandra Mackof -

At this year’s TEDxBinghamtonUniversity event, two students will take the stage to tell attendees why they should embrace virtual reality technology. Sophomores Kyrin Pollock and Matthew Gill will be speaking together about Enhance VR, their virtual reality start-up that is...

BU allots $600K to increase funding for graduate school stipends

By Pelle Waldron -

Binghamton University recently announced that it will be allocating an additional $600,000 to graduate student stipends beginning in Fall 2016. Graduate students who serve as teaching assistants for professors already receive some compensation, but BU has ranked below the 50th...

BU anthropology professor uncovers evolution of human hearing

By Alexandra Mackof and Kanchi Chandwani -

One Binghamton University professor is looking to uncover the mystery of how the earliest humans first developed their unique hearing structure. Rolf Quam, an assistant professor of anthropology at BU, worked with researchers from Spain, Italy and South Africa to...