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Mandela Room, Old Union Hall closed to accomodate COVID-19 testing

As students and faculty return to campus for in-person classes and activities this semester, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger announced that the Mandela Room and Old Union Hall will be closed for...


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BU rescinds mandatory bi-weekly COVID-support shifts for staff

Binghamton University has rescinded a controversial initiative that would require staff to sign up for biweekly COVID-19 support shifts. On Sept. 13, BU President Harvey Stenger announced in a Dateline Addition that...


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Bartle Library renovations to begin next month

Binghamton University is renovating the third floor of Glenn G. Bartle Library to include a Digital Scholarship Center, a recording studio and an updated study space with more electric outlets. Library construction...


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BU climbs to 33rd in U.S. News & World Report public university rankings

A recent jump in an annual college ranking list presents a promising future for Binghamton University. U.S. News & World Report released its 2022 best colleges rankings, where 1,466 institutions were compared...


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CCRB releases first report

In response to the summer 2020 surge in Black Lives Matter protests, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger created the Campus Citizen Review Board (CCRB) to evaluate allegations of misconduct against the Binghamton’s...


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OCCT could suspend Late Nite route due to mistreatment of staff

Off Campus College Transport (OCCT) says it reserves the right to suspend OCCT Late Nite services if students continue to mistreat their employees and property. OCCT Late Nite services run buses to...


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COVID testing now offered to all students, regardless of symptoms

Any community member of Binghamton University who has been vaccinated and is asymptomatic can now schedule an appointment for COVID-19 testing. The news was announced via Dateline on Sept. 7. According to...


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BU and surrounding area experience power outage

At around 9 p.m. on Aug. 29, Binghamton University was plunged into darkness as a blackout took down most of the lights on campus. According to WBNG.com, the New York State Electric...


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BU education abroad fair returns to in-person operation

Binghamton University showcased more than 50 study abroad programs in person last week at the Education Abroad Fair in Old Champlain Hall. The semiannual fair, hosted by the Office of International Education...


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Students and community members host Free Palestine rally

On Sunday, May 22, Binghamton University students and faculty alongside Binghamton locals participated in a Free Palestine Rally on campus. The rally began outside of Academic Building A, where organizers explained the...


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Stories of the year

“BU pharmacy students serve as frontline workers in COVID-19 vaccination initiative” By Chloe Van Caeseele, published Feb. 22, 2021 When the COVID-19 vaccination initiative began, faculty and pharmacy students at Binghamton University...


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Who's who? People to know at BU

President Harvey Stenger Stenger became president of Binghamton University in 2012, having served as an interim provost and dean at the University at Buffalo. Prior to assuming these positions, Stenger earned a...


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Places to know on campus

Decker Student Health Services Center Are you feeling under the weather or scared you may have caught a cold from a friend? Decker Student Health Services offers students medical care and education...


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Events and dates to look out for

In anticipation of in-person events and activities, here is a list of important dates and events for the start of Binghamton University’s return to a “normal semester.” Move-in Day (Aug. 22) Residence...


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Fall 2021 plans and guidelines

Though the COVID-19 pandemic changed the campus life experience for students, professors and administration, Binghamton University is preparing a return to normalcy during the summer in preparation for the fall 2021 semester....