Zirong Chen

zchen166@binghamton.edu

11 Articles


Campus News

Trump administration rescinds regulations placed on international students

In light of backlash from universities around the country, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has decided to maintain guidelines that allow international students to stay in the United States, regardless of...


Orientation Issue 2020

Events and dates to look out for

Assuming campus operations are normal and in person for the fall semester, here are some key dates to look out for to highlight your first semester. Move-in Day (Aug. 23) New students...


Orientation Issue 2020

Ongoing BU construction projects

Binghamton University’s campus is constantly growing and changing. As such, students should be aware of the numerous active construction projects that are on campus. Due to new policies in response to the...


Administration

BU evaluate options for dean of students position

Binghamton University has narrowed the search for a new dean of students down to two candidates. In December 2019, BU officials began looking to fill the vacancy in the dean of students...


Campus News

BU launches social media initiative to promote school pride

At Binghamton University, it now pays to have school pride, as BU recently launched a social media program that gives prizes to those who share the University’s media posts. The new initiative,...


Campus News

Winter storm affects students' post-Thanksgiving travel plans

As Winter Storm Ezekiel blanketed much of upstate New York in snow, Binghamton University administrators and students made adjustments to arrive back on campus safely. Immediately after Thanksgiving, BU experienced its first...


Campus News

Students aim to fight climate change with phone calls to state officials

Amid the aroma of chicken tenders and pizza, Binghamton University students tabled at the Marketplace to ask their peers to fight climate change by making a single phone call. The students tabling...


Campus News

University hosts its first Southern Tier Technology Symposium

For the first time, the Innovation Technologies Complex (ITC) opened it doors to host the Southern Tier Technology Symposium on Thursday. The symposium was organized by a committee led by Ziang “John”...


Campus News

University students, faculty aim to connect with local youth

In April, BU invited every Vestal fourth grader on a tour of the Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC) to expose them to the campus and a world of science, part of recent efforts...


Campus News

Frozen in place: Watson dean rescinds resignation following hiring freeze

In May, Krishnaswami Srihari announced his plans to resign, roughly 10 years after he became dean of the Watson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. But in the weeks before classes started...