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Members of the BU community combat COVID-19 on the frontlines

While others are self-quarantining, some Binghamton University community members are fighting on the front lines to protect public health during the coronavirus pandemic. From Binghamton to Long Island, Manhattan and Rockland County,...


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Science Library hosts Earth Day celebration through Zoom

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Earth Day events, hosted by Binghamton University’s Science Library, were moved online to ensure the continuation of educating students on sustainability and the environment. In celebration...


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BU student, professor help change national map

In February, Kellyanne Allen, alongside her Environmental Studies 230: Introduction to Environmental Policy class, was looking at maps of air quality in the United States when the class noticed something strange —...


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BU engineering student builds ventilator prototype in dorm from ordinary parts

As the number of coronavirus cases in Broome County continues to increase, so do the innovative methods devised to help combat its spread. Members of Binghamton University’s Watson School of Engineering and...


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BU research community connects through Zoom for Research Days

Every year, Binghamton University students gather on campus to present their work to the public at Research Days. This year, the traditional setup was transformed into a virtual event, connecting the BU...


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Coronavirus negatively impacts BU research

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, research labs across Binghamton University’s campus are making the tough choice between changing the way they conduct research or halting research entirely until the outbreak subsides. Tim de...


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BU hosts 3MT competition for the first time

At Binghamton University’s first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, 25 graduate students presented their current research, ranging from celiac disease to automated services, last week. The 3MT competition originated in 2008 from...


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Koffman Southern Tier Incubator hosts Women Innovators and Entrepreneurship Ideation Workshop

There has been a big push in recent years to advance women in scientific fields, but on Wednesday evening, a workshop aimed to tackle a different issue — turning women’s scientific ideas...


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BU researchers find road salts negatively affect local amphibians

Road salt and metal have a direct effect on the development and survivability of local amphibians, according to a recent research paper published by a Binghamton University professor. George Meindl, lead author...


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First-year Research Immersion holds sixth-annual poster session

More than 500 Binghamton University students, working on roughly 100 different scientific research projects, participated in the sixth-annual First-Year Research Immersion (FRI) poster session held Thursday afternoon at the Innovative Technologies Complex...