Jake Kerr

News Intern


16 Articles

Science & Research

BU partners with NextFlex, becomes first center for increased production in New York

Binghamton University will be the first NextFlex node in New York for the company’s flexible hybrid electronics initiative. During a daylong symposium at the Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC), Malcolm Thompson, executive director...

Campus News

Deanne Ellison named new director of Auxiliary Services

Multiple departments at Binghamton University have a new boss — Deanne Ellison. Ellison, the University’s new director of Auxiliary Services, officially started her duties on Aug. 20. She replaced former Auxiliary Services...

Campus News

Pharmacy School waits on laboratory equipment

Binghamton University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS) began classes in its new Johnson City location last week, but not everything has made the transition. Most of the school’s research laboratory...

Campus News

Student groups table at third annual Multicultural Extravaganza

On Sunday afternoon, Old Dickinson Field was enveloped with music, games and food for the third annual Multicultural Extravaganza. The event, entitled “SunDaze with Me,” was organized and sponsored by several on-campus...

Campus News

A guide to faces to know around campus

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger BU’s seventh president, Stenger has held his position since 2012. Before becoming the president of BU, the Cornell University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumnus was the...

Campus News

University events you'll want to know about

Move-in day — The summer eventually has to end, which marks the start of the fall semester. For returning students, move-in day is Aug. 20, but the process starts a day earlier...

Campus News

Gala highlights water crisis, Israeli technology

Over one billion people currently don’t have access to clean water, according to the World Wildlife Fund. In an effort to draw attention to this water crisis and the Israeli technology used...

Science & Research

BU receives $400K grant from NYSEG

Binghamton University was presented with a $400,000 grant from the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) this past Thursday. The award — the third in the past four years from...

Campus News

Binghamton University hosts first Pathways conference

Roughly 50 students and faculty explored the theme of individuality at Binghamton University’s first Pathways conference on Sunday. Held in the Anderson Center, Pathways, an open-access interdisciplinary conference, featured talks from six...


Debate prompts discussion on sanctuary cities

On Wednesday night, four Binghamton University students debated a controversial topic — whether or not Binghamton should become a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants. The debate took place in Lecture Hall as...