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BU partners with NextFlex, becomes first center for increased production in New York

Binghamton University will be the first NextFlex node in New York for the company’s flexible hybrid electronics initiative. During a daylong symposium at the Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC), Malcolm Thompson, executive director...


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Library exhibition highlights benefits, uses of infographics in research

The hometowns of Binghamton University students, the population of Broome County and the frequency of calls to Harpur’s Ferry all have something in common — they’re all data, and they can all...


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Binghamton University's first corpse flower declared deceased

After 11 years of pollinations, dormancies and inflorescences, Binghamton University’s first corpse flower, Metis, was declared deceased in April. The once 90-pound, 87-inch flower was dormant in 2016 and eventually became overrun...


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Annual Edgar W. Couper lecture highlights mixed methods

Each year, the Edgar W. Couper Endowment Fund for Educational Excellence brings one distinguished scientist to speak at Binghamton University. On Friday, the fund brought Anthony Onwuegbuzie, the former president of the...


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BU receives $400K grant from NYSEG

Binghamton University was presented with a $400,000 grant from the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) this past Thursday. The award — the third in the past four years from...


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Research Days showcases undergraduate, graduate projects

Binghamton University’s seventh annual Research Days kicked off Wednesday and will continue throughout the week, showcasing student and faculty research from multiple departments. The annual program features various presentations and panel discussions,...


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BU to host "First Northeast Regional Conference on Complex Systems"

Budding researchers discussed the newest ideas in complex systems science on Wednesday at a preconference workshop for the First Northeast Regional Conference on Complex Systems. The workshop was held in anticipation of...


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BU students compete in National Geographic Chasing Genius challenge

Thousands of students applied for National Geographic’s Chasing Genius in January 2017. Now, the competition has 10 finalists — one of which is a team of two Binghamton University students. Jasper Baur,...


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Geography department holds third annual GIS Day

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger opened the third annual Geography Information System (GIS) Day on Friday as he declared his intent to use GIS technology on campus and in the town of...


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BU professor recognized for pioneering lithium-ion battery

The Binghamton University professor best known for his role in the invention of lithium-ion batteries has been elected to the National Academy of Engineers. M. Stanley Whittingham, a distinguished professor of chemistry,...


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BU professor aids in discovery of oldest human remains outside of Africa

In 2002, paleoanthropologists discovered a fossil of a human jawbone in Israel. Now, after years of research and testing, researchers have determined that the jawbone offers evidence that ancestors of the modern...


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BU research challenges Easter Island's historical narrative

Often referred to as the “Easter Island heads,” the moai statues found on Chile’s Easter Island are the focus of one Binghamton University professor’s research. Carl Lipo, professor of anthropology at BU,...