Speakers

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...

U.S. Congressman describes road from BU to D.C.

By Carla Sinclair -

Notable Binghamton University alumni have pursued careers in as many fields as there are potholes on Riverside Drive. Only one, however, has gone on to represent the Americans in Congress. Brooklyn native Hakeem Jeffries graduated from Binghamton University in 1992...

In fight over oil, corporations battle with communities for water rights

By David Zeiger and Pelle Waldron -

While filling up their car at the gas pump, most people don’t think twice about where it comes from. George Caffentzis, a retired philosophy professor from the University of Southern Maine, was invited to speak by the Binghamton University sociology...

Doctoral student describes awakening of political left in Greenwich Village

By Zuzu Boomer-Knapp -

Although it’s known for high rents and fashionable stores today, Manhattan’s Greenwich Village neighborhood was a home for radical leftists and ambitious religious changes a century ago, according to Binghamton University doctoral candidate Rachel Stevens. Stevens spoke Monday in Lecture...