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What Will Keep Young Professionals in Area? VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2016 - When it comes to young people staying in the area or choosing to leave, it's no surprise what the biggest factor is. "Ultimately most of my friends are planning to leave the area and looking... more

Science Olympiad Competition Inspires Young Scientists VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2016 - Hundreds of science savvy high school students let their brains do the talking at the Southern Tier Science Olympiad competition on Saturday Students representing more than 15 schools faced off in... more

BU Asks for Old Community Memories for New Project
February 3, 2016 - Binghamton University is asking you to lend them some of your old memories of the Southern Tier to help out with a new project. The college is actively seeking letters, movies, photos, and other... more

Mayor recognizes Catholic School Week VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2016 - The City of Binghamton is recognized "Catholic Schools Week" Tuesday with a flag raising ceremony. Students from Seton Catholic Central and St. James Middle School joined Mayor Rich David and Broome... more

BU 'Play 4 Kay' Puts Breast Cancer on the Sidelines VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2016 - BU's Lady Bearcats put a full court press on breast cancer Saturday. The team participated in Play 4 Kay, an annual effort for coaches and student athletes nationwide to raise funds for women's... more

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul Makes Stop in Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2016 - Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul (D) was the special guest at Tuesday's Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council (STREDC) meeting at Binghamton University.  Hochul stopped by the Southern... more

Spring Semester Begins at BU, SUNY Broome VIEW VIDEO
January 25, 2016 - Monday was is the first day of the spring semester at SUNY Broome and Binghamton University.   Over 5,200 students returned to SUNY Broome while just under 17,000 students made their way to BU's... more

Is Your Smartphone Outsmarting You? VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 - When is the last time you logged onto a social media site like Facebook and posted about where you went on vacation or to dinner? A team of researchers based at Binghamton University say that post is... more

A Part of University Plaza Demolished VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2016 - A significant portion of University Plaza in Vestal has been demolished. Of course, this shopping center is host to a Chipotle and Planet Fitness that are popular in the region. it is also close to... more

$100,000s in Grants Coming to BU, SUNY Broome VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2016 - SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher delivered the State of SUNY address Monday. She called for the continuance of the SUNY 2020 program, which is meant to allow for predictable tuition hikes. Those... more

BU Named one of America's Healthiest Campuses VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2016 - No wonder Baxter the Bearcat has so much energy. Binghamton University has been named one of the 25 healthiest colleges in the country. The website bestowed the honor on the school.... more

Local Koreans Are Skeptical of North Korean Threat VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2016 - North Korea says the test of their first hydrogen bomb was a success. North Korea's State run media released photos that show Kim Jong Un signing what they say was the order for the test. Seismic... more

CommuniKey to Expand to Syracuse VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2016 - In 2011, Adam Sabol was a BU student with some friends, a dream and an appetite.  "We'd kinda be hanging out and want to grab lunch/dinner, so we would kinda name off places and our partner from... more

Binghamton Professor Publishes Book on Entrepreneurship VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - Dr. Angelo Mastrangelo is an Endicott native and Business Professor at Binghamton University, but his expertise in business came from humble beginnings. After starting out as a stock boy in the... more

BU To End Future Fall Commencement Ceremonies VIEW VIDEO
December 20, 2015 - Students are tossing their caps today in celebration of all their hard work at Binghamton Univeristy. Over 800 students received their degrees at BU this afternoon. The commencement ceremony was... more

U-E to Open Alternative School, Business Incubator. Eyes $10 Million VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - A new life for an old building could mean a new era of learning in the Union-Endicott district.   The district will transform the Linnaeus W. West Elementary School building for three new... more

BU Grad Students Protest for Equal Pay and Representation Outside Meeting
December 11, 2015 - Binghamton University Grad School workers protested Friday for equal pay and representation outside of a meeting hosted by administration in the college's Event Center. Protesters told FOX 40... more

BU Students Give A Gift That Keeps On Giving VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2015 - It's the holiday time and on Wednesday morning, some local elementary students received an early gift. Engineering students, who are members of the Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity... more

Seminar Aims to Help Students Understand The Steep Cost of Student Loans VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 - As many students graduate college, they enter the workforce with an overwhelming amount of debt. The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce held a seminar Thursday morning on how to help students... more

BU Grad Students Fight For Equal Pay VIEW VIDEO
December 2, 2015 - A decision to increase stipend amounts for new BU PHD students is not going over well with some current PHD student whose stipends will remain the same. After weeks of protest, negotiations and... more

Reward Grows to $3,000 in Case of BU Student Assault VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - There is now a $3,000 reward leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of a 20-year-old Binghamton University student who was left unconscious and in critical condition after a robbery and... more

BU Panel Addresses Heroin Addiction Stigma VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2015 - The local Heroin epidemic is an ongoing and serious issue in our community. Area residents gathered at BU's Old Union Hall to discuss some aspects surrounding the issue. According to the Center... more

SUNY Broome Offers Course on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2015 - The future is here, and SUNY Broome is making sure that it's students are ready. The school unveiled it's "introduction to unmanned aerial systems" course. Unmanned aircraft, or drones are currently... more

BU Students Dance To Send A Message VIEW VIDEO
November 15, 2015 - The sound of feet hitting the ground filled the BU fine arts building for two months as two teams practiced for perfection. BU's dance and step team wanted to come together for a reason and that... more

Binghamton University Dedicates Basketball Court
November 15, 2015 - Binghamton University kicked off the men's home opener today by unveiling their Dr. Bai Lee basketball court. In the beginning of the month BU announced that, Dr. Bai Lee donated one million... more

A Chinese Circus Is Coming To Town VIEW VIDEO
November 15, 2015 - The circus is coming to town, and this isn't just your average circus with elephants and peanuts.   The National Circus and Acrobats of the People's Republic of China performs at the Anderson... more

BU Students Protest For Free Tuition VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 - Protesters at BU rallied on campus today calling for free-tuition, student loan-debt cancellation, and a $15 dollar minimum wage.  The rally was a part of a national movement called the Million... more

Area Residents "Sound Off" on The Common Core VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - Educational standards in New York State known as The Common Core have created some controversy.   Tonight at BU, area residents had the opportunity to sound off of this issue. An energetic crowd,... more

BU Hosts Discussion on Ideas to End Violence Against VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - Binghamton University's Center for Civic Engagement hosts an event focused on ending violence against women. Tonight's event featured a round-table discussion exploring what is known as the... more

Gearin' Up For Second Annual Presidents Cup VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2015 - Two schools, one cup, no rules - ok, plenty of rules - and good sportsmanship. The club hockey teams from Binghamton University and SUNY Broome will face off in the second annual Presidents Cup... more

Broome County Democrats Speak Out Against Republican Mail Campaign VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - County Democrats assemble to speak out against a recent Republican mailing campaign that targets democratic city council candidates. Party leaders pointed out that the mail specifically targets... more

BU Plays Sends Audience Home With A Lesson VIEW VIDEO
October 25, 2015 - Binghamton University wrapped up their family weekend with one last student performance of the god of carnage.  The dramatic play featured students from BU who told a story about a playground... more

BU Women's Basketball Team Visits JC Middle School VIEW VIDEO
October 23, 2015 - Members of Binghamton University's Women's Basketball team were in class Friday afternoon, but not at the college. The team was visiting Johnson City Middle School to help students score big in... more

Endicott Code Violation Dispute Heads to Court VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - A man claims he was evicted because he reported code violations in his apartment. The Endicott code enforcement department has received multiple reports of violations over the past several years at... more

Students Do Good Deeds to Support Victims in Israel VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - In Israel, new security measures are being taken with its continuing violence, often involving knife attacks. Three more Israelis and one Palestinian were reported dead last night. Students at... more

Democratic Presidential Debate Preview VIEW VIDEO
October 13, 2015 - Anticipation at the Broome County Democratic Headquarters today, leading up to the first democratic presidential debate. In a race led by Hillary Clinton, the challenge is on the other candidates,... more

Fall Foliage in Peak Color VIEW VIDEO
October 12, 2015 - Fall foliage, a change so dramatic, it can be seen from space, and heard with every step. Fall in New York, it's hard to beat when the color and the weather cooperate. "Yeah this is the best place to... more

Suicide Prevention Is Topic of Talk At B.U. VIEW VIDEO
October 12, 2015 - You might be surprised to find out that an american dies by suicide every 12.95 minutes. That number comes from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Today, Binghamton University hosted... more

Grammy Award Winning Music Project Performs At BU VIEW VIDEO
October 11, 2015 - A Grammy award winning music project came into town today.   The eight person ensemble "A Roomful of Teeth" performed at the Anderson center today for BU's homecoming. More than 100 people came... more

BU Alumni Lace Up For Homecoming 5K. VIEW VIDEO
October 11, 2015 - The final day of BU's homecoming brought out alumni and their running shoes for the homecoming 5k.   Alumni and students laced up this morning to complete the 3.1 mile loop around campus.The 5k,... more

NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Motivates Students At BU VIEW VIDEO
October 10, 2015 - Binghamton University's homecoming welcomed many prominent alumni, including the first one to have a seat in congress. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries spoke to the College of Community and Public... more

BU Sorority Holds 30th Annual Charity Fundraiser VIEW VIDEO
October 10, 2015 - Binghamton University's Greek life hosted a male beauty pageant featuring "Greek Gods" all for a good cause. The Alpha Epsilon Phi  sorority hosted the 30th annual Greek God competition in BU's... more

Red Cross Builds Care Packages for Local Veterans VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - Since 1881, the American Red Cross has provided services to the United States Military, whether it be in the form of mail delivery, medical services or even care packages. But their services aren't... more

Binghamton University Homecoming Kicks Off VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - Approximately 1,000 alumni head back to Binghamton University. Hundreds checked into BU's new Alumni Center for homecoming 2015.  This weekend the school will host presentations, panel... more

Conrad Taylor holds campaign rally in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - City council candidate and BU student Conrad Taylor held a rally this afternoon at Confluence Park to kick off the final three weeks of his campaign. Taylor was introduced by Assemblywoman Donna... more

Attendance Matters: National Campaign to keep kids in school VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2015 - Almost 7.5 million students miss at least 10% of school every year according to the U.S. Department of Education, prompting a nationwide campaign to reduce chronic absence. The program, called Every... more

Delayed Sentencing for Libous VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2015 - The sentencing for former State Senator Tom Libous has been delayed to accommodate Libous' chemotherapy treatment. Libous will now be sentenced on November 24th. Sentencing was originally scheduled... more

Vestal Fire Safety at Elementary Schools VIEW VIDEO
October 6, 2015 - "We don't want fire safety to take a back seat, this year's message is if you hear the beep, move your feet, you know, have a smoke detector in every bedroom." - Ken Fortier, Vestal Fire Prevention... more

Southern Tier Makes Pitch for $500 Million VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - In what's been called the hunger games of upstate New York the Southern Tier has put in it's bid to win half a billion dollars in economic development money from the state. Our area is one of seven... more

BU Receives Millions In Funding, Who Gets What?
October 1, 2015 - BU's Integrated Electronics Engineering Center or IEEC worked pretty hard to win a 10 million dollar grant. "A big part of winning the grant was proving that we could do this with local business... more

BU Harvest Festival Celebrates A Nice Crop! VIEW VIDEO
September 28, 2015 - Binghamton University has celebrated a successful growing season with a cookout!   Its Harvest Festival brought out a number of area residents today to the BU Acres Farm near the... more

Latest Unemployment Numbers VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2015 - The latest employment numbers show a continuing trend in Binghamton - the unemployment rate is going down but so is the number of people in the local workforce. The unemployment rate for Binghamton... more

CHOW's Walk Provides For Good Cause VIEW VIDEO
September 20, 2015 - Some area residents walked the grounds of Binghamton University's campus to help stomp out hunger in the community.   More than 600 walkers came out for the 33rd annual CHOW Hunger Walk.  CHOW, or... more

Start-Up NY Business Opens Up About Move to BU VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2015 - A business which is moving onto Binghamton University's campus under the Start-Up NY program says it may deliver more jobs than it has promised the state.   Callsign, inc is an international... more

Regional Meat Cutting Competition VIEW VIDEO
September 14, 2015 - On a week when Binghamton is celebrating its restaurant week. a meat cutting competition took place in Maines corporate building this afternoon. this in partnership with Texas roadhouse featured... more

Binghamton University Ranks Among Top Universities in the Country VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2015 - Binghamton University has been named one of the top universities in the country.   U.S. News and World Report ranked the school in a seven-way tie for 89th best university in the country.  Two of... more

BU's Mitzvah Marathon Gives the Opportunity to Do Good VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - Thousands of good deeds were performed today to honor those who passed during 9/11. Today on Binghamton University's campus the annual Mitzvah Marathon ran from 11:00 to 5:00. Students and... more

BU Has Big Plans for Johnson City VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2015 - Citing more enrollment, more staff, and more research, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger says his school is feeling the pinch. "We've run out of space on this campus and we feel it as... more

Car Rollover on Vestal Parkway VIEW VIDEO
September 2, 2015 - Traffic on the vestal parkway was slowed down earlier this afternoon following a three-car collision outside of the U-haul of Vestal. A red Pontiac Firebird flipped over in the collision, the... more

The Stinky Corpse Flower Blooms at BU VIEW VIDEO
August 31, 2015 - A stinky day on BU's campus. the massive and malodorous corpse flower has bloomed in a campus greenhouse. It was named the corpse flower because it smells like rotten flesh when it blooms. Its... more

BU begins fall semester with Rec Fest VIEW VIDEO
August 30, 2015 - Binghamton University students are getting their fitness on before classes begin. Hundreds gathered at BU's Rec Fest Sunday. Kickball and bubble soccer were played on the university's brand new... more

University Fest welcomes BU students back VIEW VIDEO
August 29, 2015 - The Peace Quad at Binghamton University was not very peaceful Saturday afternoon because it was filled with thousands of students and community members for the 22nd Annual University Fest.  Vendor... more

Binghamton University To Have New Funds For Technology VIEW VIDEO
August 28, 2015 - Binghamton University has been selected to receive $20 million  in federal funding to develop cutting-edge electronics. Senator Chuck Schumer has announced that the money will help the... more

Binghamton University Moves Students In For The New Year VIEW VIDEO
August 27, 2015 - We are getting close to the end of summer and kids all over New York are getting ready to go back to school. Today, you might have noticed the heavy traffic on the Vestal Parkway and that's... more

Ukranian Independence Day Flag Raising VIEW VIDEO
August 24, 2015 - Members of the Ukrainian community, including both young and the old gathered at city hall this morning to celebrate 24 years of independence.. "One of the beautiful things about our country is that... more

More on the Local Reaction to the Stock Market Collapse VIEW VIDEO
August 24, 2015 - Reports of a stock market crash created a panic earlier in the day. American stocks fell more than three percent as result of the fear of slowing growth in the Peoples Republic of China. We looked... more

A Smelly Flower Prepares to Share its Odor VIEW VIDEO
August 24, 2015 - Pinch your nose! For the third time in five years, the corpse plant at B.U.'s greenhouse will bloom, sending off its stinky odor later this week. To explain the flower's name, once it blooms it... more

Talks of a PILOT Agreement Continue with Residents at Woodburn Court 1 Apartments VIEW VIDEO
August 3, 2015 - Residents at Woodburn Court 1 apartments in Binghamton are expressing their fears of possibly losing their homes. The city of Binghamton is currently in negotiations with the owners of Woodburn Court... more

BU Research on 3-D Printing of Organs VIEW VIDEO
July 24, 2015 - The current way to create organs and tissue in a lab is  a long process using stem cells that subjects the patient to the risk of rejecting the organ. But research at Binghamton University is working... more

World War Two Vets Honored on 70th Anniversary of War's End VIEW VIDEO
July 17, 2015 - Congressman Richard Hanna led a ceremony Friday to honor more than a dozen local living veterans of World War Two.     The event at Binghamton University - which was established as a college... more

How Would You Spend $500 Million Dollars VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2015 - You have a chance to say how the Southern Tier should spend a potential half-billion dollars from the state.     Our area is one of seven Upstate regions who are competing for three $500 million... more

Binghamton Students "Go Green" at Science Summer School VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2015 - 35 students entering 6th grade in the Binghamton School District are spending the next two weeks at Binghamton University's 6th annual Go Green Institute. On the surface the Institute is teaching... more

BU Students Win Airport Competition VIEW VIDEO
July 13, 2015 - Students from Binghamton University came in first place in a national competition to address airport needs. Obstructions in air navigation have always been a challenging issue.  Officials... more

Using the Dilation of Pupils to Determine Depression in Children VIEW VIDEO
July 9, 2015 - New research is hoping to help with the future assessment of depression in children. Binghamton University Psychology Professor, Brandon Gibb conducted a study which he says can help predict the... more

Binghamton University's Freshman Orientation Kicks Off VIEW VIDEO
July 6, 2015 - Freshman at Binghamton University took their first step towards campus living and their college careers Monday.  Freshman orientation kicked off helping roughly 300 students adjust to life at... more

A Hot Spot for New Jobs in Southern Tier? VIEW VIDEO
June 30, 2015 - New life for the old Schweizer Aircraft plant in Horseheads.  Incubatorworks - a hub for aspiring manufacturing businesses which has two sites in Alfred and Corning - is adding a third here in 2016.... more

Binghamton University Nationally Recognized VIEW VIDEO
June 30, 2015 - Binghamton University is one of 18 universities in the country to be named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University. The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities recognized BU... more

Local Reaction to Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Ruling VIEW VIDEO
June 26, 2015 - After the Supreme Court's decision on legalizing gay marriage in the US some Southern Tier professionals are talking about the decision as well.     A Binghamton University professor explains why... more

Garn finishes 4th in 800 meter finals
June 12, 2015 - EUGENE, OR Senior middle distance runner Jesse Garn concluded his stellar season with a fourth-place finish in the men's 800 finals at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Friday night... more

John P. Leet Foundations Benefits Education VIEW VIDEO
June 6, 2015 - Golfers are raising money to help fund future education. Saturday more than 80 golfers participated in the second day of the the three-day John Pat Leet Captain-and-Crew Benefit at Endwell Greens... more

BU Hosts 30th Invention Convention VIEW VIDEO
June 6, 2015 - Some students are showing off their best and brightest inventions. Saturday, the 30th annual Invention Convention was held at Binghamton University.  More than 120 student finalists from... more

Hundreds Participate in Relay for Life of Greater Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
June 5, 2015 - Hundreds of people are taking strides in the fight against cancer.   Friday SUNY Broome kicked off its Relay for Life of Greater Binghamton. this is the 30th year for Relay for... more

BU Hosts 38th Annual Poetry and the Children Day VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2015 - Binghamton University is  cultivating creative young minds through poetry.   Wednesday more than 400 students from 35 schools across the Southern Tier gathered at BU for the 38th annual Poetry and... more

BU Graduation Ceremony Wraps, Actress Delivers Speech VIEW VIDEO
May 17, 2015 - A special guest we all may know is sharing some words of encouragement to Binghamton University grads.     You may know her from the progressive car insurance  commercials as "Flo" Stephanie... more

More than 3,000 Graduate from Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
May 16, 2015 - Hundreds of college students are strutting across the stage. It's that time of the year again, Spring graduation! Saturday, Binghamton University continued its Commencement ceremonies with the... more

BU Students Take Part In Annual Bar Crawl VIEW VIDEO
May 14, 2015 - The exams are over and now its time to celebrate. Tonight students are taking part in an annual tradition that's taking place right now in downtown Binghamton. The BU Bar Crawl is underway as... more

Discussions Continue On City's Noise Ordinance VIEW VIDEO
May 6, 2015 - On Wednesday night Binghamton City Council members discussed the city noise ordinance and its potential funding.     City Council President Bill Berg said that the ordinance has been on the table... more

BU Nursing Students Conduct Disaster Drilling VIEW VIDEO
May 6, 2015 - Disaster struck the area Wednesday - sending victims from overloaded hospitals to the events center at BU. But, it's OK - it was all a drill. It was more about a learning experience for nursing... more

Local Fire Departments Recruit Volunteers VIEW VIDEO
April 25, 2015 - Do you think you have what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter?  Well, local fire stations are asking for your help.     More than 30 local volunteer fire departments, including the East Maine,... more

BU Alumni Volunteers for Global Day of Service VIEW VIDEO
April 18, 2015 - Binghamton University alumni want to preserve the community -- all in honor of National Volunteer month. Saturday, the University held its inaugural Alumni Global Day of Service. Binghamton... more

Author Speaks at BU About Importance of Family Togetherness in America VIEW VIDEO
April 14, 2015 - It may take a village to raise a child but what about the importance of family togetherness in American culture?   BU Alumni Founder and President of the Center of the American Experiment  Mitch... more

Lupardo: Castle Funding Will Come Back to BU VIEW VIDEO
April 14, 2015 - The almost 12 and a half million dollars earmarked for Binghamton University to rehab Binghamton's old Inebriate Asylum Castle vetoed by Governor Cuomo could soon once again make it's way to the... more

Thousands Head to SUNY Broome Heart Walk VIEW VIDEO
April 12, 2015 - Thousands head to SUNY Broome campus to prove walking is good for the heart and what a perfect day to do so. Sunday the American Heart Association held its 26th annual Heart Walk. According to... more

Students Participate in Odyssey of the Mind Tournament at BU VIEW VIDEO
April 11, 2015 - Thousands of students all across New York State are showing off their creative skills at Binghamton University.     It's all part of the 36th annual Odyssey of the Mind State Finals Tournament.... more

Home and Garden Show Comes to BU Event Center VIEW VIDEO
March 29, 2015 - The Spring season is inspiring locals to invest in brightening up their homes. This weekend the Southern Tier Home Builders and Remodelers Association put on their annual Home and Garden Show at... more

Morris Justice Project Holds Justice Panel at BU VIEW VIDEO
March 28, 2015 - An organization is raising awareness about inequalities in the New York City police force. Saturday, the Morris Justice Project took to BU's Downtown Center to discuss a community study of New... more

Thousands Attend 9th Annual BU Health Fair VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2015 - Binghamton University is encouraging students to live a healthier life. The campus held its ninth annual health fair. More than 70 vendors set-up providing free food and drink samples, exercise... more

Students For Change Hold Town Hall Meeting With BU President VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2015 - A group of Binghamton University students are following up on their requests for changes when it comes to discrimination on campus... The "Students For Change" group held another meeting Wednesday... more

Binghamton University Career Fair Connects Students with Local Community
March 24, 2015 - Upstate college students got connected with local employers today. More than 30 regional stem companies set up inside Binghamton University's Fleishman Center for the 2015 Sci-Tech Career... more

RV Show Comes to BU Campus VIEW VIDEO
March 22, 2015 - Looking forward to the summer days of camping and sitting by the fire?   Well on Sunday Binghamton University hosted it's 9th annual RV Show. More than 2,000 people showed up to BU's Event Center... more

BU Students and Community Members Shave Their Heads for St. Baldricks VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2015 - Some Binghamton University students and local residents shaved their heads Tuesday night to raise money for pediatric cancer research. The BU Athletic Department's Student Athletic Advisory... more

BU Presents New Virtual Therapy for PTSD VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2015 - Soldiers experiencing post traumatic stress disorder have a new outlet for therapy with virtual reality.   Binghamton University Alum Skip Rizzo presented his new research that allows service... more

New Student Housing Option for BU Students VIEW VIDEO
March 16, 2015 - As Binghamton University continues to expand, so do options for student housing. The Oakdale Commons in Johnson City will be located just north of the University and will offer fully furnished... more

BU Students Put Together TEDx Talks VIEW VIDEO
March 15, 2015 - Although it's the weekend, that didn't stop more than 700 Binghamton University students from gaining extra knowledge. Students attended the 5th TEDx Talks at Binghamton University. TEDx, which... more

Binghamton University Holds 10th Annual Springtime Craft Show VIEW VIDEO
March 14, 2015 - Thousands came out to Binghamton University for their 10th annual Springtime Craft Show. Saturday morning more than 150 vendors showed up displaying everything from jewelry to plush toys. All... more

Building a $500 Million Plan for the Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
March 9, 2015 - With a potential $500 million prize on the line members of the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council met Monday to put together what they hope is a half-billion dollar plan.     The... more

Students at BU Calling for Campus-Wide Changes VIEW VIDEO
March 6, 2015 - One group of students at Binghamton University is asking the administration for change when it comes to discrimination on campus. "Students for Change" held a town hall meeting earlier this... more

Binghamton University Students Celebrate Purim VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2015 - There was plenty of reason for Jewish students at Binghamton University to  celebrate Wednesday night.     It was the  annual Purim Festival, a tradition that's been taking place for over two... more

SUNY Campuses Call for NY SUNY 2020 Extension VIEW VIDEO
March 3, 2015 - SUNY Broome and Binghamton University presidents are calling on legislators to extend the NY SUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program.     The program's goal is to provide affordable education on SUNY... more

Phelps Mansion Celebrates Chinese New Year VIEW VIDEO
March 1, 2015 - The Phelps Mansion is celebrating the year of the sheep all in honor of the Chinese New Year. Sunday, the mansion hosted several performances for the celebration including ones from a Chinese opera... more

BU Holds Engineers Week VIEW VIDEO
February 28, 2015 - BU is at is again! This time they're getting kids interested in engineering and sciences.   The University holds it's final day of Engineer's week which features events and activities created by... more

Freeze Out 5K Raises Awareness for Homelessness VIEW VIDEO
February 28, 2015 - More than 100 runners and walkers braved the cold Saturday morning at SUNY Broome raising awareness for homelessness. The 2nd annual Freeze Out 5-K raises money for the Binghamton Rescue Mission.... more

Middle School Students Celebrate Chinese New Year VIEW VIDEO
February 28, 2015 - Binghamton's West Middle School is celebrating the year of the goat with a Chinese New Year gala. The event featured speeches by students in Chinese, professional performers from BU's Chinese... more

Binghamton University Student To Run For City Council VIEW VIDEO
February 20, 2015 - A Binghamton University freshman hopes to break into the world of local politics by running for District 4 of City Council.   Conrad Taylor announced his candidacy Friday afternoon at the... more

Hugh Grant Visits Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
February 8, 2015 - Hollywood comes to Binghamton! Hugh grant, leading star in film The Rewrite came to greet fans after filming right on BU's campus. According to IMDB the film is categorized as a romantic comedy... more

Spike Lee to Talk Black History at BU Campus VIEW VIDEO
February 8, 2015 - Actor, director, writer and film maker Spike Lee will be making his way to Binghamton University next Thursday in honor of Black History Month. Lee will speak inside the campus' events center at 6... more

Local Science Olympiad Winners Announced VIEW VIDEO
February 8, 2015 - Some high school students can take a bow! The winners of the 3rd annual New York State Scientific Olympiad competition have been released.   Congratulations to Vestal High School who earned first... more

Movie Director Hosts Q&A at Binghamton University After Movie Shoot VIEW VIDEO
February 7, 2015 - Who wouldn't want to meet a big time movie director? Especially one who directed a film right at Binghamton University...   Director Marc Lawrence hosted a special Q and A at BU today after... more

Binghamton University Hosts Scientific Olympiad Competition VIEW VIDEO
February 7, 2015 - Binghamton University is offering some high school students the chance to satisfy their scientific curiosities. The university hosted The 3rd Annual New York State Scientific Olympiad... more

Binghamton University Gets a Taste of Hollywood VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2015 - Binghamton University will be getting a little taste of Hollywood next month, when it hosts a special screening and panel discussion with Hugh Grant.      The movie "the rewrite" is directed by... more

The Fate of Sheldon Silver's Position As Assembly Speaker VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2015 - Many of the state officials on hand Wednesday at Binghamton University shared their opinions on what should be the fate of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. He's currently under Federal Indictment... more

Researchers at BU Look at Dark Side of a Personality VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2015 - Are you narcissistic, manipulative, and psychopathic? Congratulations, you may be working your way up corporate ladder.     That's one of the takeaways from the research of Binghamton University... more

January is a Popular Month for Divorce VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2015 - January may be the beginning of the new year but it also marks the end to a lot of marriages. In England the first Monday of January is known as blue Monday and it's the most popular day to start... more

Binghamton University President Names Dean of College of Pharmacy VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2015 - Binghamton University's Pharmacy School may not be complete yet but it already has a leader.     On Tuesday, the university's president announced that Gloria E. Meredith has been chosen as Dean... more

Jury Selection To Start in Binghamton Murder/Beating Trial VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2015 - Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of a man facing four charges including Second-Degree Murder in the death of a binghamton man and the beating of his pregnant fiance.     Police say... more

Winter Session to Begin at Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2015 - While it may seem like finals just ended for Binghamton University students, many will return Monday for the beginning of the Winter Session.  The school expects a large percentage of students to... more

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