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Five BU students receive $5,000 SUNY GREAT award

Five Binghamton University students are among the recipients of the new SUNY Graduate Research Empowering and Accelerating Talent (GREAT) award, which grants $5,000 in funding to selected graduate researchers in science-related fields....


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Researchers examine invasive species in Nature Preserve

Deep in the Binghamton University Nature Preserve, countless invasive plants are exerting negative impacts on native biological communities. Invasive species are non-native organisms that have the ability to threaten human health and...


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BU professor named to APA 2021 Presidential Task Force on Psychology and Health Equity

This past month Leo Wilton, a professor of human development, was named to the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2021 Presidential Task Force on Psychology and Health Equity. According to Jennifer F. Kelly,...


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BU professor leads research on mask effectiveness

With COVID-19 positivity rates still on the rise, researchers are searching for the most effective mask technique to reduce the spread. Scott Schiffres, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and his team...


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Professor receives grant to promote STEM beyond classroom

In an effort to investigate how we can foster science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning outside of the classroom, a Binghamton University professor has just been awarded a $1.5 million dollar...


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BU doctoral student investigates environmental effects of Siberian dam

On a continent thousands of miles away, a Binghamton University doctoral student aims to uncover Soviet-era policies and their profound effects on the Siberian environment. Mariia Koskina, a fourth-year Ph.D. student studying...


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BU researchers develop drone technology to detect unplugged oil, gas wells

Western New York residents may be surprised to discover that the area is riddled with old oil and gas wells that could possibly be leaking methane. To combat possible safety hazards and...


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FRI's seventh-annual poster session goes virtual

Held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, First-year Research Immersion (FRI) students, consisting of hundreds of freshmen and sophomores, presented at the annual FRI poster session. The event took place...


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Rep. Anthony Brindisi announces $2.6 million solar technology grant for BU professor's clean energy research

A $2.6 million solar technology grant was acquired by Rep. Anthony Brindisi for a Binghamton University professor to conduct innovative clean energy research. The grant is provided by the United States Department...


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BU recognized as top performer in research subcategory of 2020 Sustainable Campus Index

Binghamton University received recognition for the second consecutive year in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The University was deemed a...