Jake Kerr

News Intern

Jkerr1@binghamton.edu

12 Articles


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...


Community

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...


Speakers

TEDxBinghamtonUniversity: Sarah Dudas

Pipe Dream sat down with Sarah Dudas, a biologist at Fisheries and Oceans Canada, a biology professor at Vancouver Island University and an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Victoria. Dudas...


Campus News

Binghamton University hosts Start-Up Nation Technology Fair

Israel has the largest venture-capital industry per capita in the world and is known for its high-tech startups in cities like Tel Aviv. On Thursday, 10 of those startups came to Old...


Campus News

UDiversity holds cultural conversation

The UDiversity Educational Institute started a conversation with students about diversity, inclusion and oppression in today’s society on Wednesday. During “Building Bridges to Cultural Competency,” Lea Webb, a coordinator at the UDiversity...


Campus News

Campus charity organization aims to combat global water crisis

A 2017 study published by the World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund reported that three in 10 people around the world do not have access to clean and safe drinking...