Speakers

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,...

New York City teacher describes experience at Binghamton University and beyond

By Madeline Mahon -

Herman’s video conference was a part of the “Cool Connections, Hot Alumni” virtual speaker series for the 2014-15 academic year, a collaboration between the Alumni Association and the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development to connect BU students with...