Campus News

Dean announces new research and development facility will join health science complex

The Triple Cities area has long been known as a hub of innovation. Now, the construction of a research and development facility in Johnson City aims to continue this legacy by bringing...


Campus News

Uber and Lyft now allowed to operate Upstate

Getting a ride back to campus on weekends — which often involves the stress of hailing a cab — may now be made easier with a few taps on a smartphone. According...


Campus News

University debate team rebounds from past losses at CEDA tournament

The Binghamton University Speech and Debate team has rebounded this season after falling out of the top 10 in the nation for the first time in over a decade last season. The...


Campus News

University highlights student, faculty work through three day event

This week, the sixth annual Research Days at Binghamton University will showcase various student and faculty projects through seminars, poster presentations and art exhibitions to celebrate scholarship. Research Days will take place...


Campus News

Stenger discusses past five years as president of Binghamton University

Pipe Dream sat down with Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger to reflect on his first five years in office and discuss what he hopes to accomplish in the next five years. The...


Campus News

BU professor granted $500,000 for research on skin

An assistant professor in the biomedical engineering department became the latest Binghamton University researcher to win a grant from the National Science Foundation for his work on the mechanics of human skin....


Community

County executive looks to keep BU grads local

A new initiative between Broome County and local students aims to promote youth civic engagement and create ideas to counter “brain drain” — or the departure of young, educated professionals from the...


Community

Westside blue-light system faces criticism from community groups

In February, Binghamton Mayor Rich David announced an initiative, funded by Binghamton University, to extend the blue-light system to West Side Binghamton. The plan, however, was met with criticism from residents and...


Campus News

NYS 2018 budget provides for tuition-free public college

On April 7, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the passage of the FY 2018 State Budget. The budget includes the introduction of the Excelsior Scholarship, which will provide tuition-free public college...


Campus News

Solidarity workshop focuses on activism in the face of oppression

On Monday evening, Binghamton University College Progressives held a workshop on solidarity to discuss and exemplify how one can stand with others to promote activism and call out oppression. About 40 students...


Community

X-Fact'r, administrators meet with Binghamton Police after racist threats

In response to an incident of racial harassment that occurred on Binghamton’s West Side, students and University administrators met with representatives of the Binghamton Police Department (BPD) Tuesday, a day after students...


Science & Research

BU student researchers look to 3-D print human organs

The creation of human organs through 3-D printing may soon become a reality, thanks to researchers like Thomas Hays, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering. Hays, who will attend Stony Brook University...


Campus News

Racial harassment sparks sit-in

The Binghamton University X-Fact’r Step Team met with representatives of the BU Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) on Thursday to solicit the office’s support in the wake of an incident...


Campus News

Student Congress 3/27/17: Election rule changes, Judicial Board nominees

Judicial Board nominees were confirmed and the election process was revised at the most recent meeting of the Binghamton University Student Congress last Monday, March 27. The meeting began with a moment...


Campus News

'State of Race' forum discusses race relations, diversity and inclusion at BU

Conversations regarding race dominated national discourse during the 2016 presidential election and have continued to make headlines across the country. On Wednesday night, students, faculty and staff participated in a forum designed...