Campus News

Harpur College Dean Elizabeth Chilton steps down to accept executive position at Washington State University

Harpur College of Arts and Sciences is saying goodbye to Dean Elizabeth Chilton, as she plans to leave Binghamton University for a new position over the summer. In a May 1 statement...


Campus News

Coronavirus forces BU's summer academic programs to move online

As of March 19, all BU events and classes were either canceled or moved to an online format because of the coronavirus. Now, the transition to distance learning during the latter half...


Features

Alumni book club seeks to connect BU community members of all ages

A novel online program is allowing Binghamton University alumni to unite around their love for reading. The BU Alumni Association recently created a book club to bring BU alumni together, regardless of...


Student Association

SA distributes sexual assault campus climate survey to all BU students

As part of its sexual assault education initiative, the Student Association (SA) is partnering with the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium to distribute a sexual assault campus climate survey to all...


Campus News

BU receives $13.6 million in funding from the CARES Act

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Binghamton University has received more than $13.6 million in funds allocated through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and...


Campus News

'What do I do in a country that I can’t leave?': Travel and residency worries raised by BU international students

Chunxiao Yang, an international student from Beijing, China and a sophomore double–majoring in sociology and Asian and Asian American studies, had a ticket booked to go home on March 13 amid concerns...


Campus News

'Everything is now my responsibility': BU junior loses father to the coronavirus

On March 11, Ryan Loche heard that classes at Binghamton University and other SUNY schools across the state would move online. Around March 18, his father, Chris Loche, started showing cold and...


Campus News

BU announces cancellation of fall 2020 study abroad programs

Isabella McGinniss was set to study abroad in Florence, Italy this coming fall. She was looking forward to strengthening her Italian skills and taking a weekend trip to visit Paris, France, with...


Campus News

University Union sees burglary, BUDS loses $200 worth of property

As Binghamton University classes moved online in wake of the coronavirus, many students decided to leave Binghamton to return to their hometowns, leaving their on- and off-campus residencies vacant. The surge of...


Campus News

BU grants prorated refund for student fees

Beginning April 3, Binghamton University will make financial adjustments to give all students a prorated refund for housing, dining, course fees and several broad-based campus fees that went unused amid the coronavirus...