Speakers

TEDxBinghamtonU: Ellen Stofan, NASA's chief scientist

Pipe Dream sat down with Ellen Stofan, chief scientist of NASA, before her TEDx speech. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Pipe Dream: What brings you to give a...


Speakers

TEDxBinghamtonUniversity selects student speakers

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...


Science & Research

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

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...


Science & Research

For studies in stress and schizophrenia, BU grad wins prestigious fellowship

Schizophrenia is a psychological disorder that is a lot more complicated than the stereotypical hallucinations that society has reduced it to, and National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship winner Katherine Frost is on...


Science & Research

BU anthropology professor uncovers evolution of human hearing

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...


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Researchers look for effects of binge drinking during adolescent years

The effects of binge drinking on the developing brain is a prevalent topic for those in their college years. Researchers on campus are exploring what exactly those effects are and when they...


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Pharmacy School may partner with proposed dispensary for medical marijuana research

Salus Scientific plans to set up shop in the Southern Tier and partner with BU’s pharmacy school for research if chosen. ...


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Brainwaves may unlock future of cyber security

Each participant’s signals were different, to the point that they could be distinguished from each other with 94 percent accuracy. ...


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Craig Eric Morris shares science behind break-ups, post-relationship emotions

Breakups are not fun, as anyone who has experienced them knows. Craig Eric Morris wanted to figure out why. Over 120 students filled Academic Building A on Monday night to hear the...


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From the sociology of media to diabetes research, students present discoveries

The poster session was open to anyone interested in academic research, regardless of discipline ...