Speakers

Educator recounts work in maximum security prison

By Michelle Kraidman -

After being approached by two prisoners that he worked with about getting a college education, professor Fernando Pico went from being a prison chaplain to a professor.

Breast cancer survivor encourages early screenings

By Alexis Hatcher -

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Binghamton University organizations came together to hold the second annual Boobie Bingo night. Wednesday night’s event, which was held in the Old University Union, saw Real Education About College Health (REACH) partner with...

Lockheed Martin engineers talk career options

By Michelle Kraidman -

During Wednesday night’s “Tech Talk,” which was hosted by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), speakers centered their presentations on systems engineering, which is an interdisciplinary field that requires a general knowledge of all sectors of engineering. Systems engineers focus...

Transgender author discusses gender fluidity

By Zuzu Boomer-Knapp -

Krieger, who spoke in the Old University Union, was born a woman named Nina and lives in California. He said he was inspired to write a novel about his period of gender questioning in response to the lack of trans...

Visiting professor parallels events in Israel to South African history

By David Zeiger -

On Thursday evening, South African professor Fred Hendricks — a former anti-apartheid activist — gave a talk entitled “Israel, an Apartheid State?” Hendricks, a visiting professor from Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa, drew a crowd to the Black Student...

Astronaut touches down at Binghamton University

By Emilie Leroy -

Epps, originally from Syracuse, has a bachelor’s degree in physics from LeMoyne College and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland. Prior to being selected as a candidate for the 2009 astronaut class,...