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Downtown Student Kick-Off Acquaints Students with Local Businesses VIEW VIDEO
August 31, 2014 - Learning where to eat, or shop, could be daunting for BU students new to the area. Fortunately, an organization of students called CommuniKey  and Twin River Commons are making sure students are... more

Tony Bennett Performs at Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
August 30, 2014 - Tony Bennett is in town!  The "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" artist put on a show right in Binghamton University's Osterhout Concert Theater this evening. Hundreds of fans came out to show... more

New Binghamton Officer Focuses on Off-Campus Students VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2014 - Binghamton University students living off campus this year will see a new face this fall.     Friday Binghamton Mayor Rich David and Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger announced the... more

BU Students Get Hands-On Fire Lesson VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2014 - "What we are simulating here is a fire in a building, in one of the dorms," said First Assistant Chief of the Vestal Fire Department John Paffie. As part of emergency training for Resident... more

Southern Tier's Projects Picked for Economic Development VIEW VIDEO
August 7, 2014 - 28 projects throughout the Southern Tier are in line for 25 million dollars of funding when the next round of regional economic development is announced in the fall. The Southern Tier Regional... more

Broome County Readies Clean Diesel Bus Grant Application VIEW VIDEO
August 1, 2014 - Broome County will submit it's application Monday for four million dollars in federal grants which could change the landscape of public transportation in the area.     The four million dollars... more

Cuomo's START-UP NY to Offer New Jobs in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2014 - START-UP NY has started up at Binghamton University, with five businesses setting up shop on campus.   START-UP NY provides tax-free zones, mostly on SUNY campuses, that allow companies to... more

Ross Fund to Support Emergency Response Team VIEW VIDEO
July 18, 2014 - Thousands of dollars in grant money is on it's way to Broome County to beef up emergency response and the relationship between BU students and the community. $3,500 in grant money through the Ross... more

Why Are Bumblebees Being Banished? VIEW VIDEO
July 9, 2014 - Bumblebees are some of the best pollinators in nature...   "When they grab hold of a flower, they fold their wings back. And they can vibrate at twice frequency that a honeybee can. And... more

Teenager In Critical Condition After Being Shot In Abdomen VIEW VIDEO
July 5, 2014 - A teenager is in critical condition after being shot in the abdomen.     Binghamton Police say the shooting took place just after eleven o'clock Friday night in the area of the Town and Country... more

Research Grant For Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
June 19, 2014 - The U.S.Department of Energy awarded $100 million in grants to research institutions across the U.S, and $12.8 million of that money is headed to Binghamton University.     BU was awarded a... more

Nationally Renowned Journalist Returns Home VIEW VIDEO
June 14, 2014 - A nationally renowned journalist made her way back home today to speak at Binghamton University's Forum Gala.   Amy Dickinson is from Freeville, NY, and has written for a variety of newspapers... more

Area Students Compete With Original Inventions VIEW VIDEO
June 7, 2014 - Hundreds of junior and senior high school students who have been working on unique inventions all school year brought their ideas together at Binghamton University.   The ideas began with a... more

Local Students Get Down To Business VIEW VIDEO
May 28, 2014 - A golf ball with a built in GPS, an iPhone app that disables texting while driving, and a safer way to fly airplanes--these are all innovations from local high school students.   "When you talk... more

'The Dark Side' at the Workplace VIEW VIDEO
May 27, 2014 - Managerial incompetence can be as high as 70% according to Dr. Seth Spain.   Spain is an assistant professor of organization behavior at Binghamton University.      He spoke at the... more

Poetry Provides 'Culture of Success' for Children VIEW VIDEO
May 21, 2014 - Nearly 400 students from across the Southern Tier gathered at Binghamton University to share their original poems.     As part of the 37th Annual Poetry and the Children day, the students had... more

Binghamton Unemployment at Six Year Low VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2014 - Unemployment is at a six-year low in Binghamton, with the jobless rate at 6.1 percent for April. The number of unemployed people in the Binghamton area dropped from 8,800 in April of 2013 to 6,900... more

'Flipped Classroom" Employs New Technology as Learning Tool VIEW VIDEO
May 13, 2014 - The days of listening to 90-minute lectures in a classroom may become more of a rarity as the technology advances. The assistant provost of Binghamton University spoke to the Rotary today about ... more

Animal Planet Star Visits BU Debate Team VIEW VIDEO
May 10, 2014 - Students at Binghamton University had a rare chance to debate alongside Animal Planet star Paul Watson.   Dozens gathered at the Double Tree in Binghamton for BU's final debate of the semester.... more

Workshops for Help with STREDC Applications VIEW VIDEO
May 9, 2014 - For those looking for state money to fund projects, activities and businesses that will stimulate or grow the local economy-- there were workshops Friday.   They were held at Binghamton University... more

Grant Money Available for Businesses Hurt by the Flood of 2011 VIEW VIDEO
May 6, 2014 - Hundreds of thousands of dollars are still available to local small business hurt by the flood of 2011. Binghamton University's Small Business Development Center is working with small businesses... more

Cornell Prof. Says Israel Already an Apartheid State VIEW VIDEO
May 5, 2014 - The plight of Palestinians in refugee camps was the topic of discussion at Binghamton University Monday evening.   Students listened to American Studies Professor Erick Chyfitz of Cornell... more

Professor: History of Cinco de Mayo Misunderstood, Celebration Perpetuates Stereotypes VIEW VIDEO
May 5, 2014 - May 5th or Cinco de Mayo, a holiday with many misconceptions:.   We spoke with Binghamnton University Professor Aja Martinez about the history of the holiday and she says that one of the main... more

Walking in Support of Heart Disease Awareness VIEW VIDEO
May 3, 2014 - According to government surveys, millions across the country suffer from heart disease each year. But Candy Hamm, is a survivor. "In June of last year and I had surgery about a week after I was... more

Binghamton University Being Investigated for Handling of Sex Complaints VIEW VIDEO
May 1, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating 55 schools across the country, including Binghamton University for possible violations of federal law over the handling of... more

BU's Ninth Annual Iron Pour VIEW VIDEO
April 25, 2014 - A sunny day Friday and Binghamton University raised temperatures to more than 2700 degrees - in furnaces that is. BU held its ninth annual Invitational Iron Pour on campus. Students and faculty... more

Antiques Show VIEW VIDEO
April 25, 2014 - Interested in antiques, ranging from furniture, to jewelry, to carpets, to sculpture?   You can find it all  this weekend, at the Sertoma Club's annual Million Dollar Antique Show, at the... more

BU Rolls Out Faculty Art Exhibit VIEW VIDEO
April 24, 2014 - Binghamton University debuted a faculty art exhibit today that explored how to take an already existing object and use it as inspiration. The 11 faculty members chose from 3000 objects from the BU... more

BU to Offer Inclusive Housing VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2014 - Students living on campus at Binghamton University are now able to live with whomever they want--regardless of gender.   Starting in the fall, BU is offering a gender inclusive housing option.... more

Students Explore Creative Problem Solving at BU VIEW VIDEO
April 12, 2014 - For years, students like those at Wasco and St. Johns elementary school's have put their knowledge and creativity to the test, hoping to impress judges at the Odyssey of the Mind Tournament.... more

Thousands at Stake in Business Competition VIEW VIDEO
April 12, 2014 - Dozens of college students from across the Southern Tier turned out for a chance to win thousands of dollars.   Teams from BU, SUNY Broome, Cornell University, and Ithaca College participated in... more

Is Technology Making SUNY Broome Students Smarter? VIEW VIDEO
April 8, 2014 - Is it possible that the technology you use is actually making you smarter? SUNY Broome's convocation speaker explained this theory to over 700 students on Tuesday. Clive Thompson is the author of... more

Tax Free Business Space at Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
April 8, 2014 - New and expanding businesses in the area could soon be completely tax free for the next ten years. Empire State Development has approved Binghamton University's application to be part of Start-Up... more

Preparing for Trip to Pine Ridge VIEW VIDEO
April 7, 2014 - Monday night at Binghamton University, the campus celebrated "An Evening of Peace: honoring Native Americans."   The event showcased the history and culture of Native Americans from various... more

Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council Seeks Projects VIEW VIDEO
April 4, 2014 - Efforts to secure millions from the fourth round of Regional Economic Development grants has begun.     The Southern Tier Council met Friday at Binghamton University. Our area has been named a... more

Finding Ways to Improve Health Care VIEW VIDEO
April 4, 2014 - Increasing access to health care and lessening the need for it in the first place. Those were the topics on the table at a health care symposium Friday.     The event took place at Binghamton... more

Taking Back the Night for Victims of Sexual Assault VIEW VIDEO
April 4, 2014 - On the campus of Binghamton University Friday evening-- they were taking back the night--taking it back for  victims of sexual violence. The rally and march went on, despite the rainy, chilly... more

Binghamton University Red Run 5K VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2014 - Hundreds of local students braved the cold Sunday to race for a good cause.   Binghamton University's Red Cross Club held its annual 5K Red Run. Sunday's race raised over 500 dollars for the... more

Southern Tier Home Builders and Re-modelers Association Home and Garden Show VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2014 - Nearly 5,000 people made their way to the Binghamton University Event Center this weekend to gain more knowledge about home building and gardening.   The Southern Tier Home Builders and... more

TED Talks at Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2014 - Binghamton University students were inspired and motivated on Sunday as they heard from 7 different TED Talk speakers .   The university hosted the TED Talk conference, which focuses on inspiring... more

Classical Winner's Recital VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2014 - On Saturday young classical performers competed for a spot in Sunday's winner's recital. Those who moved on got a chance to share their talent at Sunday's event.   The performers have  for... more

Libous, Lupardo say B.U. Pharmacy School Funding Will Be Restored VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2014 - It looks as though Binghamton University will get the $10 million it needs to get its pharmacy school off the ground...   The governor proposed the money for the project, but the state assembly... more

Renowned L.A. Artist to reBOLD Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2014 - Did you ever think Binghamton and Los Angeles had much in common?  Let's take a look:   Here's Binghamton... And here's LA. But it's also what Binghamton could end up looking like when... more

Building a More Efficient Microprocessor VIEW VIDEO
March 21, 2014 - A professor at Binghamton University has received a grant that could help him develop a more energy efficient way to use electronics.   Associate Professor Tim Miller will use a nearly $500,000... more

BU Holds Job and Internship Fair VIEW VIDEO
March 20, 2014 - Hundreds of Binghamton University students looking to get a jump start on their careers met with around 60 potential future employers Thursday.   The school hosted its latest job and internship... more

Binghamton University Crosses Into the Twilight Zone VIEW VIDEO
March 16, 2014 - Binghamton University theater students took us back into the world of the Twilight Zone on Sunday. The students brought two of Rod Serling's original scripts to life on stage. They acted out... more

Anti-frackers Protest Governor Cuomo VIEW VIDEO
March 15, 2014 - Outside of Cuomo's disaster preparedness program, dozens of anti-frackers urged the governor to ban fracking .     Members of the local Citizen Action say that allowing  hydraulic fracturing in... more

Governor Cuomo Speaks on Emergency Preparedness VIEW VIDEO
March 15, 2014 - Area locals had a rare chance to hear from Governor Andrew Cuomo at Binghamton University on Sunday. He spoke about the importance of being prepared for a natural disasters. Our Vince Briga has the... more

Binghamton University Celebrates "Pi Day" VIEW VIDEO
March 14, 2014 - March 14th has become a celebration of math, specifically of the mathematical constant "pi". Pi, which represents the ratio of a circle's circumference to it's diameter, begins with 3.14.... more

The Internet turns 25 VIEW VIDEO
March 13, 2014 - 25 years ago this week, the world was changed forever with the invention of what we now can't seem to live without--the internet.   We met up with "Hack BU" a student-run club at Binghamton... more

BU Commemorates Kurdish Genocide VIEW VIDEO
March 13, 2014 - 10 years ago on March 16th Kurdistan witnessed one of the worst genocides in their time. Tonight Binghamton University held an event to  commemorative the day, gathering students and families of... more

Local Teacher Honored for Committment VIEW VIDEO
March 2, 2014 - An overtime thriller wasn't the only thing going on at Binghamton University's event's center on Sunday. Area teacher, Kate Luke, was honored during half time of the -BU versus Vermont men's... more

World Renowned Quartet Visits BU VIEW VIDEO
March 2, 2014 - Hundreds filled Chamber Hall yesterday in the Anderson Center at Binghamton University, to hear everything from Beethoven to modern avant garde music.   The Binghamton Philharmonic hosted their... more

Binghamton University Economic Development Grant VIEW VIDEO
February 26, 2014 - Today NYSEG presented Binghamton University with two $400,000 economic development grants, for campus expansion projects.   NYSEG CEO Mark Lynch and BU president Harvey Stenger say the grants will... more

Fracking Debate Takes Center Stage at BU VIEW VIDEO
February 24, 2014 - The fracking debate, taking true debate form Monday at Binghamton University.   Environmental health expert and author Sandra Steingraber and Secretary of the Independent Owned Gas Association of... more

"Discover Engineering" at Binghamton Universtiy VIEW VIDEO
February 22, 2014 - The halls of Binghamton University's Engineering and Science I.T. building were filled with projects and hands on construction today. Children from across the area competed in science events... more

Binghamton University at the Oakdale Mall VIEW VIDEO
February 22, 2014 - If you stopped by the Oakdale mall today, you may have noticed dozens of BU students and faculty set up. That's because today was the school's annual visit to the mall promoting the many things... more

BU Students Enter the Twilight Zone VIEW VIDEO
February 18, 2014 - I bet you didn't know that before Rod Serling created the Twilight Zone, he made "The Time Element," and a famous actor had tried his hand at reading Serling's famous monologues. On Tuesday night... more

"Poetry Out Loud" Competition VIEW VIDEO
February 7, 2014 - Students from Stamford Central School District in Samford, NY came to Binghamton University today to show off their poetry reading skills.   BU hosted Poetry Out Loud at their Watters Theater.... more

Millions Coming to Broome & Tioga for Flood Mitigation VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2014 - "The floods are going to occur. What we need to do is minimize their impact," said Vince Pasquale, Co-Chair of the NY Rising Program for Broome County. In an attempt to minimize that impact... more

Reddit Co-Founder Visits BU VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2014 - The changing nature of news, information, and social interaction-- that's what packed the room and Binghamton University Thursday, as close to 500 students  listened to the co-founder of one of the... more

BU Students Brave Cold VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2014 - It hasn't been the warmest "welcome back" to campus for students at Binghamton University.  Temperatures have been hovering around the 20 degree mark and on Tuesday: snow. BU student Manar... more

Jennie Finch Helps BU Celebrate Women's Achievements in Sports VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2014 - Lessons on sports and life at Binghamton University Monday from Olympic champion softball pitcher Jennie Finch. The Binghamton Bearcats Athletic Association held it's annual luncheon to celebrate... more

New Exhibit Unveiled at BU Art Museum VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2014 - For years they've been stored away, but on Thursday they were finally  released to the public, to be seen for the first time in years. Binghamton University's Art Museum unveiled a new exhibition... more

Princeton Review Names BU Great Value School VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2014 - Binghamton University makes Princeton Reviews lists of one of the top 10 university's that offer the best value. BU comes in at number 10 on the list of 75 public universities. Princeton Review... more

Ten Million for New B.U. Pharmacy School VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2014 - In his State Budget Address Tuesday, Governor Cuomo will allocate  10 million dollars to begin developing  Binghamton University's School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy.   SOT  "This is... more

25th Annual Heart Walk Takes Place This May VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2014 - For the 25th year, residents will gather at Binghamton Universtiy in May to raise awareness about the importance of heart health. The Southern Tier American Heart Association is busy preparing... more

Reaction to Cuomo's Education Proposals VIEW VIDEO
January 9, 2014 - "To the top 10 percent of high school graduates, full scholarshiups to any SUNY or CUNY school if they pursue a math or science career and agree to work in the state of New York for five years," said... more

SUNY encourages Economic Development of Community VIEW VIDEO
January 9, 2014 - Looking to play a role in the economic development of the Southern Tier? The good news is that you can. At least that was the message of the guest speaker at a meeting of business and education... more

Celebrating Kwanza VIEW VIDEO
December 27, 2013 - Christmas may be over but the holidays are still being celebrated. Thursday was the first day of Kwanza. The holiday originated in Africa in 1966 but is celebrated throughout the world. On... more

More Student Housing Coming to University Plaza VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2013 - The University Plaza on the Vestal Parkway in Vestal is expanding.  That means there will be more housing options for Binghamton University students. The Newman Development Group is in the... more

Binghamton University Frost Fest Recreates Game of Thrones VIEW VIDEO
December 8, 2013 - Binghamton University students who are fans of the hit TV series Game of Thrones were in for some fun at the University's 5th annual Frost Fest Sunday.   This year's winter carnival featured the... more

Students Helping Others During Holiday Season VIEW VIDEO
December 8, 2013 - Students living on campus at Binghamton University have taken it upon themselves to make sure children in need have a Christmas to remember this year.   The BU chapter of the National Residence... more

Grand Chanukah Car Parade in Downtown Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
December 4, 2013 - The Binghamton University Chabad lit up the last night of Chanukah Wednesday evening in an unusual way, menorahs, on top of cars. It was called the "Car Menorah Parade", which included more than... more

Wednesday Classes Cancelled at B.U.
November 26, 2013 - Due to the weather, all Binghamton University classes for Wednesday, November 27th are cancelled.  Employees will report as... more

Chesapeake Releases BU Foundation Gas Lease VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2013 - A 563-acre parcel of land in Endicott is no longer under lease to gas company Chesapeake Apalachia, LLC. The company released the Binghamton University Foundation from the lease according to... more

Binghamton University Kicks of the Holiday Season with Annual Performance VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2013 - The radio wasn't the only place to tune into for your holiday music fix Sunday. The Osterhout Concert Theatre was also buzzing with holiday spirit. The Binghamton University Chorus and the... more

Shedding Clothes for a Cause VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2013 - The cold weather didn't stop people at  Binghamton University from lacing up their sneakers and hitting the pavement for a good cause. The University hosted a 5k today called "Strip for a Cause."... more

Bridging the Digital Divide VIEW VIDEO
November 22, 2013 - It's becoming harder and harder to get along in today's society without being connected to the world-wide web in some way.   15 community residents received computers on Friday as a part of the... more

Rec Park to receive handicap updates VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2013 - Mather Stover-Ling was born with spina bifida.  While he doesn't let his disability stop him, using standard playground equipment is near impossible. "One step, a couple steps, it's impossible to... more

Veteran's Day Celebrations at BU and Suny Broome VIEW VIDEO
November 11, 2013 - Students, faculty, and members of the community attended flag raising and Veteran's Day ceremonies at Binghamton University and SUNY Broome. Jeremy Donovan has the sights and sounds from our... more

More Federal Funds for BU Incubator VIEW VIDEO
November 8, 2013 - --More federal dollars for Binghamton University's high tech incubator project for downtown Binghamton. Senator Charles Schumer's office announced the final two million dollar federal grant for... more

Instant Decision Day for SUNY Broome Students VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2013 - Some SUNY Broome students looking to move on to Binghamton University got immediate acceptance today. BU held it's Instant Decision Day at SUNY Broome allowing students with 45 credits or more,... more

Hanna Announces Support for Marketing Research Products at BU VIEW VIDEO
October 31, 2013 - Researchers at Binghamton University received some good news from congressman Richard Hanna, Thursday. He visited the university and announced his sponsorship of a bill that would offer grants to... more

Local Schools Readying for Start-Up NY VIEW VIDEO
October 28, 2013 - After getting regulations from the state last week regarding Start Up New York, public colleges and universities are working on their plans to lure businesses to campus under the program which turns... more

Students and Parents Tour New Apartment VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2013 - With "Parents Week" coming to a close, Sunday was the final day to check out the brand new "Chenango Place" Apartments in Binghamton. The historic Fair Store on Court Street was transformed into... more

BU Athletes Bring Baseball to FEN VIEW VIDEO
October 25, 2013 - There may be no New York teams in this year's World Series but that hasn't stopped excitement here in the Southern Tier.   The Binghamton University baseball team made a stop Friday at Family... more

STAC Cheering Competition at Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2013 - As many as 34 teams from all over the southern tier competed in today's annual STAC high school cheering competition. The Fall cheering competition was held at Binghamton University's Events... more

Finding Total Silence VIEW VIDEO
October 18, 2013 - For many, silence is golden.  For Dr. Ron Miles, it's a necessity because his research depends on it. "I started in the 90s when we were studying the hearing in flies," said Miles, an Associate... more

BU Acres First Annual Harvest Festival VIEW VIDEO
October 17, 2013 - Some Binghamton University students have become more aware of what they eat. So, the desire to know exactly where their dining hall food comes from comes as no surprise. "(The students) wanted to... more

The Effect a U.S. Military Intervention Would Have on Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2013 - Binghamton Justice Projects and Students for Social Justice at Binghamton University held a discussion on what effect would a United States military intervention in Syria have on binghamton. ... more

The Science of Storytelling VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2013 - Have you ever wondered why we tell stories, and why are they contagious? A Binghamton alumnus has been studying the answers to those questions. Jonathan Gottschall is conducting research in... more

Child Prodigy Takes the Stage at BU VIEW VIDEO
October 3, 2013 - He is just twelve years old, but his talents are those of an artist far older. Ethan Bortnick appeared live, in concert at Binghamton University Thursday night. He began playing at three years of... more

Giving Back and Sticking Around? VIEW VIDEO
October 3, 2013 - Students looking to volunteer and community organizations gathered in the Mandela Room at BU Thursday in hopes of helping each other. Students are given the chance to possibly earn credit for... more

Pharmacy School in the works at BU VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2013 - VESTAL -- Could there be a pharmacy school opening at Binghamton University?   According to the university's provost, it's in the works.  A proposal for a pharmacy school has been submitted to... more

Former White House, UN Advisor, and BU Alum Weighs in on Looming Government Shutdown VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2013 - Eric Schwartz, who earned his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science at Binghamton University in 1979, returned to his alma mater to speak on public policy and international relations. The former... more

Are Higher Standards for Future Teachers the Answer? VIEW VIDEO
September 27, 2013 - Before they get to teach the class, the next generation of teachers will have to be at the head of the class as students - at least those who want to be trained at SUNY schools. Last week the... more

Hiring Today's Veterans Program Targets Employers VIEW VIDEO
September 27, 2013 - There are programs to assist veterans in their search for a job, but Friday kicked off a four-part series that targets potential employers. A BU workshop titled "Hiring Today's Veterans" took... more

BU Professor Receives Funding for Stress Treatment Study VIEW VIDEO
September 26, 2013 - Binghamton University is one of ten SUNY campuses selected for research collaboration awards from the state. Seven research projects among ten SUNY campuses will receive up to $100,000 of... more

A Piece of Greater Binghamton Going to the Olympics VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2013 - This might not look like much now, but in just a few days this four-man bobsled will be primed, painted, and ready for the Australian National Bobsled team to take it to Lake Placid for training next... more

Dementia Study at Binghamton University Seeks Volunteers VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2013 - What could your speech pattern say about your chances of developing dementia? That's a question researchers at Binghamton University and UHS want to find out.   They are looking for 50 people... more

Local and National Companies Come to Binghamton University for Internship and Job Fair VIEW VIDEO
September 19, 2013 - Binghamton University held its annual Fall Job and Internship Fair Thursday at  its Events Center on campus... And nearly two thousand students came out to sell themselves to future employers.   ... more

BU Heart Attack Risk Study Underway VIEW VIDEO
September 13, 2013 - Are you at risk of a heart attack? We hope not, but research at Binghamton University could lead to a test to better answer that question. A  two-year, $418,000 grant that a BU professor will... more

Turning Hate into Love: Documentary Tells Stories of Spiritual Transformations following Terror Attacks VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2013 - A film maker with roots in the Southern Tier presented a documentary at B.U.  Wednesday about 9/11 and its effects on three families who lost loved ones in the attacks as well as those lost in other... more

Cuomo Pledges Millions for Flood Recovery VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2013 - Local municipalities hit hard by flooding in 2011 have eight months to put together plans for long-term recovery and rebuilding. Those plans could means millions, including three million apiece for... more

Bakery Boss Coming to BU VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2013 - A national reality show is coming to Binghamton University's Campus. A spokesperson for the school announced Monday that The Learning Channel's Bakery Boss will be on campus to film portions of... more

BU Republicans Endorse Drazen VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2013 - A Republican running for Binghamton mayor picked up an endorsement Monday. Douglas Walter Drazen accepted the support of the leadership of the Binghamton University college Republicans. Drazen... more

Reality TV Show Coming To BU? VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2013 - Could a piece of Hollywood be coming to Binghamton?  A spokesperson for Binghamton University tweeted Tuesday that the school is in negotiation with producers from a well-known reality TV show. A... more

BU Students Head Back to Class VIEW VIDEO
August 26, 2013 - The academic calendar began for Binghamton University's 16,000 students on Monday.  Included in that total are 2,600 freshman, 1,100 transfer students and almost 1,100 new graduate students, the... more

Quieter Day on Campus is still a party VIEW VIDEO
August 24, 2013 - VESTAL -- There's still a lot of activity going on at Binghamton University even after the President's visit.  The new school year is quickly approaching which means it's time for the university's... more

Students learn life saving skills VIEW VIDEO
August 24, 2013 - VESTAL -- BU students also had the opportunity Saturday to participate in CPR training at the school's HeartSafe CPR Event.   The American Heart Association helped sponsor the event.  Students... more

President Obama Visits Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
August 23, 2013 - On Thursday, President Barack Obama visited the University of Buffalo where he unveiled his plan to keep higher education affordable. On Friday, he stopped by Binghamton University to speak with... more

Local Officials thrilled to have President in town VIEW VIDEO
August 23, 2013 - VESTAL -- President Obama's historic visit to Binghamton University was the most informal of his two day trip through New York and Pennsylvania.  While many students and staff members were delighted... more

Viewing Party at Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
August 23, 2013 - Not everyone at Binghamton University was able to score a seat at Friday afternoon's town hall meeting but students from Binghamton University and others from throughout the region came to campus to... more

Fracking Protests VIEW VIDEO
August 23, 2013 - Protestors lined the streets waiting for Obama's motorcade to drive by to catch his attention and express their concerns about fracking. Many said they believe the president did see them when his... more

Spiedies for the President VIEW VIDEO
August 23, 2013 - A tasty piece of Binghamton may have left with the President Friday afternoon. The President joked while at BU that he was told he needed to have a spiedie. Well, it may not have been a joke.... more

Gun Rights Protest During Obama's Visit VIEW VIDEO
August 23, 2013 - The fracking issue wasn't the only one to bring protestors onto B.U's campus during the President's visit on Friday. There were also people there protesting gun laws.     One group called on... more

Rich David's Reaction to Obama's Plan to Help Schools VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2013 - Tonight, we asked a Republican candidate for Binghamton mayor, who's been involved in higher education, what he thinks of the President's plan to rate--and help schools. Rich David says he likes the... more

White House on Quality of Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2013 - A white house official said on Thursday BU is a national leader when it comes to opportunities for students. The Deputy Director for the Domestic Policy Council applauded the SUNY school system... more

Binghamton University President Excited for Obama's Visit VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2013 - As you can imagine one man more than excited for the President's visit on Friday is Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger. Stenger spoke with the President of the University of Buffalo... more

Campus Police at BU Working Hard
August 22, 2013 - With the President's arrival and planned protests specifically from anti-frackers, BU campus police have set security as their highest priority. Protestors have been given suggested rally points... more

Binghamton University Awaits Presidential Visit VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2013 - Binghamton University was buzzing Thursday and not only because it was move-in day, but  also because students are anxiously awaiting the arrival of President Obama on Friday. "I have a bunch of... more

From Reagan's Visit to Obama's, Local Middle Class has Changed VIEW VIDEO
August 21, 2013 - When Ronald Reagan spoke in front of over 20,000 people in Endicott in 1984, he was speaking at the epicenter of what was once a thriving manufacturing base in Broome County. "In 1984 IBM was... more

Lucky Students Win Presidential Lottery VIEW VIDEO
August 21, 2013 - Students and faculty at Binghamton University learned Wednesday if they were among the lucky few who will be attending President Obama's town hall style meeting at the university on Friday.   ... more

Obama May Stress Importance of Higher Education at BU VIEW VIDEO
August 15, 2013 - The speculation is that when President Obama comes to Binghamton next week, he'll be at Binghamton University talking not just about preserving the middle class, but also about the importance of... more

BU Housing Completion Celebration VIEW VIDEO
August 15, 2013 - With just a week before students return to Binghamton University, the school officially completed its new 1-million-square-foot housing project. The four new residence halls include 3,000 new beds... more

Hanna Holds Hearing for BU and Business Partnerships VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2013 - VESTAL -- As the chairman of the Congressional Subcommittee on Contracting and the Workforce, Congressman Richard Hanna was at BU to learn about the relationship between the University and the... more

Focusing on Research VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2013 - With an expansion of the student population and opening of the downtown business incubator slated over the next few years, the local economy could be in line for a big boost from Binghamton... more

BU Neuroscientist Focused on Changing Treatment of Dyslexia VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2013 - 9-year-old Zac Smith is spending part of his summer getting paid to learn about his brain. Binghamton University neuroscientist Sarah Laszlo's study aims to find better ways to treat dyslexia.... more

Binghamton University Studies Dyslexia VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2013 - A trailblazing study at Binghamton University may reveal some of the mysteries surrounding a common learning disorder. Neuroscientist Sarah Laszlo and her team are following kids grades... more

Ideas Take Off at Airport Thanks to Partnership VIEW VIDEO
July 26, 2013 - It began as a class project in 2009. William Ziegler wanted his Binghamton University class to enter a contest run by the Federal Aviation Administration - but not necessarily to show off their... more

BU Named "Best Buy" VIEW VIDEO
July 24, 2013 - There are now two "Best Buys" in Vestal but one isn't an electronics store, it's Binghamton University. That according to the Fiske Guide to Colleges which has recognized BU as a "best buy" and a... more

Congress Closer to a Deal on Student Loan Rates VIEW VIDEO
July 19, 2013 - College students may soon be able to get better rates on loans. A bipartisan group of senators reached a deal Wednesday to lower student loan interest rates through the 2015 academic year. ... more

Preventing Hospital Re-Admissions VIEW VIDEO
July 12, 2013 - Local social work students could help save the healthcare industry billions of dollars by helping prevent hospital re-admissions. The chair of BU's department of social work Laura Bronstein led a... more

Incoming Freshman Orient Themselves with BU VIEW VIDEO
July 8, 2013 - Monday was the first day of the first group of Freshman Orientation at Binghamton University. For high school classmates Austin Ferrier and Sean John, Monday was the end of one chapter, and the... more

Governor Cuomo's Campaign Investigates Corruption VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2013 - Governor Cuomo brought his campaign to investigate public corruption to Binghamton University Tuesday. The commission was established under the Moreland Act and was assembled as a result of... more

Cuomo on Upstate Flooding VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2013 - While at BU, Cuomo also spoke on the recent flooding he's observed across the state over the past few days. He says it's unfortunate that the state has been hit so hard by flooding in recent... more

Mal-Employment High Among College Grads VIEW VIDEO
June 27, 2013 - Anika Michel is spending her first summer as a college graduate interning, not working. Come September,  the Binghamton University grad will be gainfully employed in Spain, teaching English to high... more

Pillars of the Community
June 26, 2013 - TOWN OF MAINE -- Visitors to the Greater Binghamton Airport will get an up-close look at "Pillars of the Community." Eleven businesses and organizations are sponsoring columns at the airport. ... more

New legislation to "Start Up" NYS economy VIEW VIDEO
June 24, 2013 - VESTAL -- "Somebody once told me if you don't put the ball in play you're not going to win the game, so I applaud the Governor, we're putting the ball in play and we're going to try like heck to win... more

BU Campus Gets a Little Smelly as Corpse Flower Blooms VIEW VIDEO
June 20, 2013 - You know the saying, "stop and smell the roses"?  The Amorphophallus titanum, as known as the Corpse Flower, had people stopping, but the moving on as quickly as they can. "The smell is not good,... more

Established Businesses Question Tax Free NY Program VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2013 - CONKLIN -- Carol Yeager, who owns Gearcor in Conklin appreciates Governor Cuomo's recognition that Upstate New York's economy needs a jump start. But she doesn't think Cuomo's Tax Free New York... more

Not all Flowers Smell Nice VIEW VIDEO
June 14, 2013 - Can a flower smell like a rotting corpse? It can, and that's why it's called the Corspe Flower. And it is expected to bloom in Binghamton University's greenhouse very soon. The flower was... more

BU to hire more faculty through grant VIEW VIDEO
June 11, 2013 - VESTAL -- Students at Binghamton University may start seeing new faculty members walking around campus.   Thanks to a $12 million grant, 36 campuses will receive funding to increase the amount of... more

Congressman Richard Hanna Hosts Academy Day VIEW VIDEO
June 8, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- Congressman Richard Hanna was in town Saturday to help students interested in serving our country. Hanna hosted Academy Day at Binghamton University and dozens of students got a... more

Bringing Business Ideas to Life for BU Students VIEW VIDEO
June 6, 2013 - The director of a business incubator at Syracuse University hopes to inspire SUNY schools to adopt a similar program. John Liddy came to Binghamton University Thursday to speak to members of SUNY... more

Binghamton University's Entrepreneurship Dorm VIEW VIDEO
June 4, 2013 - If a Binghamton University student comes up with the next great business idea, they may have plenty of time and space to get it off the ground. That's because starting in September part of a new... more

Anti-Fracking Groups Present For Cuomo's Visit VIEW VIDEO
May 30, 2013 - These days, you can be pretty sure that any local appearance by Governor Cuomo will attract unwelcoming committees--composed of anti-fracking groups.  On Thursday, activists who oppose the... more

Cuomo Touts Tax Free NY at BU VIEW VIDEO
May 30, 2013 - "And it's not just the reputation and it's not just the perception. It's the reality. We are a high-tax state," said New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Governor Cuomo's solution to lowering those... more

Governor Visits BU Thursday VIEW VIDEO
May 29, 2013 - Days after releasing a proposal that would make SUNY campuses tax free zones for new business, Governor Cuomo will visit Binghamton University Thursday to tout the plan. The Tax-Free New York... more

BU Professor Tries to Change Face of Education VIEW VIDEO
May 28, 2013 - Binghamton University professor Lijun Yin is looking to change the face of education. "The tutor is represented by the virtual avatar. And this avatar is talking to the real person and understands... more

BU's Poetry and Children Day VIEW VIDEO
May 22, 2013 - Hundreds of young kids showcased their knack for language.   Students from all over the Southern Tier read aloud their own poems Wednesday at Binghamton University. The 36th Annual Poetry and... more

Tax Free Zones at SUNY VIEW VIDEO
May 22, 2013 - New businesses may spring up on the campuses of SUNY schools, at least that's the hope of Governor Cuomo who announced the schools will be tax-free zones for businesses bringing in new jobs. The... more

Students showcase entrepreneurial skills VIEW VIDEO
May 21, 2013 - VESTAL -- From home room to the board room.  Could the next great business idea come from a high school student?   Teams from ten local schools participated in the Greater Binghamton Scholastic... more

BU Graduation Weekend Wraps Up VIEW VIDEO
May 19, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- The graduation weekend wrapped up and thousands said goodbye to their home for the past four years. Students from the School of Management, Decker School of Nursing, and Harpur... more

Graduating BU Student Overcomes Disabilities VIEW VIDEO
May 17, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- Thousands will graduate from Binghamton University this weekend and each has their own story.  But the most inspirational one may belong to a young man who has become a trailblazer for... more

BU Anthropologist Studying Oldest Ear Bones Every Found VIEW VIDEO
May 15, 2013 - A local link to our earliest ancestors. A Binghamton University anthropologist is leading a study on the oldest ear bones ever found. The 2-million-year-old ear bones are from two species of early... more

BU Seniors Use Bioengineering to Help Disabled VIEW VIDEO
May 9, 2013 - Binghamton University students are using their bioengineering skills to help the disabled. A group of seniors has created a specialized raft for a local woman with cerebral palsy. The... more

Binghamton University Suspends Three Fraternities VIEW VIDEO
May 8, 2013 - Hazing incidents have led to the suspension of three fraternities at Binghamton University.   Zeta Beta Tau and Alpha Chi Rho are both suspended until 2018, after an investigation into multiple... more

BU Ranked A Good Return For Investment VIEW VIDEO
May 8, 2013 - When it comes to getting a bang for your buck-- a new report says Binghamton University is the place to enroll. According to a report by, BU ranks 143rd for return of investment. ... more

Decker School of Nursing Disaster Drill VIEW VIDEO
May 7, 2013 - Chaos and tension could be felt in the Events Center at Binghamton University Tuesday morning. Nursing students at the Decker School of Nursing at BU were put to the ultimate test at... more

BU Freshman Show off Engineering Projects VIEW VIDEO
May 6, 2013 - As the college semester comes to a close, freshman engineering students at BU were able to present their final projects to the public and have a little fun in the process. BU President Harvey... more

Student Volunteers Renovate Ross Park Zoo Carousel VIEW VIDEO
May 4, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- A group of local students are working to maintain Binghamton's reputation as the 'Carousel Capital of the World.'  BU students joined CITIZEN U volunteers at the Ross Park Zoo carousel... more

BU Scholars Transform Local Park VIEW VIDEO
April 26, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- Some Binghamton University scholars have ditched their spreadsheets for shovels. Award-winning artist Tara Diana Schneider is bringing her vision to life. With the help of over 150... more

Red Hot Art at Iron Pour VIEW VIDEO
April 26, 2013 - They were playing --carefully-- with red hot iron at B.U on Friday.  It was the eight annual Iron-Pour, as students melted down iron and poured the molten metal into molds to create pieces of... more

Fossil Fuels Transparency Rally VIEW VIDEO
April 25, 2013 - Another battlefront involving fracking-- this one on the campus of Binghamton University.   Protesting students, alumni and professors say that the University's Binghamton Foundation has leased... more

Harvey Stenger: Pharmaceutical Sciences Could Be in BU's Future VIEW VIDEO
April 25, 2013 - Binghamton University students may soon be able to get a degree in pharmacy.  The plan for a new school of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy is part of president Harvey Stenger's road map to... more

Earth Day Celebration at Binghamton University VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2013 - "Everyday should be Earth Day, you save energy resources, raw materials," said volunteer Carlos Konowalskyj. "Earth Day has been such an important part ever since the environmental movement... more

Seton Catholic 8th Graders Tour BU Science Labs VIEW VIDEO
April 19, 2013 - Seton Catholic 8th graders got the opportunity to see first hand how students in the science majors at bu spend their day in the labs.  The junior high schoolers toured the geology, neuroscience... more

Israeli Independence Celebration VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2013 - Binghamton University students honored Israel's Independence Day with what they say is one of the largest celebrations among American campuses. The event was held on the Dickson Community Campus... more

Hugh Grant Filming Movie In Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2013 - There's been a bit of Hollywood buzz floating around the Southern Tier as several people posted pictures of Hugh Grant in Binghamton over the weekend. It has been confirmed that the movie star is... more

BU Students Simplify Science VIEW VIDEO
April 7, 2013 - Binghamton University students hope to inspire the areas younger residents to become scientists.   As part of NanoDays-- a week dedicated to education programs about nano science -- BU students... more

BU study shows double standard for same-sex parents VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2013 - VESTAL --  Picture this: a heterosexual couple is dining in a restaurant when their child begins to act up.  The parents discipline the child for acting out.  Now how would the parents be judged? ... more

BU Student Found With Over $20,000 Of Cocaine VIEW VIDEO
March 22, 2013 - A BU student is under arrest after police say he was found with almost $26,000 worth of cocaine in his car. According to police, a further investigation of Anthony Hilmi's room at his... more

Binghamton University is StormReady VIEW VIDEO
March 20, 2013 - Rain or snow, Binghamton University is ready.   The University is StormReady, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This means the school has a system to monitor... more

Grand Shabbat Dinner At BU VIEW VIDEO
March 15, 2013 - Close to 2,000 students were expected to celebrate the Jewish Sabbath Friday night at Binghamton University. Over 200 students help put together a grand Shabbat Dinner, one of the largest... more

BU Students Raise Money For Citizen U VIEW VIDEO
March 7, 2013 - VESTAL -- Binghamton University students are giving back to high school students who have been giving back to the community all year.   At risk high school students that participate in the... more

BU Celebrates International Women's Day VIEW VIDEO
March 7, 2013 - VESTAL -- In preparation for International Women's Day, students and members of the community were given the chance to learn about the role that women play in the workplace and society on a global... more

Sonostics Becomes Example for BU Students VIEW VIDEO
March 7, 2013 - This local company uses innovative technology spun out of BU's bioengineering department. Vibromyography is designed to help people with knee problems.  Sensors detect muscle imbalance, allowing... more

BU Holds Racism Forum VIEW VIDEO
March 6, 2013 - Students of all races gathered in the University Union on Wednesday to come together to show the University is united against racism. Wednesday's forum was to plan a response to combating racism on... more

Binghamton University Hosts Third Annual TEDx Conference VIEW VIDEO
February 24, 2013 - VESTAL -- "Sex, Tech & Rock 'n' Roll" was the theme of Sunday's TEDx Conference at Binghamton University. Over a thousand people came out to the third annual event, which is designed to promote... more

Greek Life Coalition Report VIEW VIDEO
February 22, 2013 - Almost a year after it halted fraternity and sorority pledging over hazing concerns, only to reinstate it weeks later, Binghamton University has received a report from a campus coalition to improve... more

Purim Celebrated at BU VIEW VIDEO
February 21, 2013 - You didn't have to be Jewish to enjoy the Purim Carnival Extravaganza at Binghamton University on Thursday. There were hundreds of people--probably thousands before the event ended at the Events... more

Students Clean on-line Image Before Job Search VIEW VIDEO
February 19, 2013 - "If you're getting drunk at a party and there's a picture of you taking shots, take that down. Just take it down," said BU senior Jessie Rubin. Sage advice as college seniors are looking to make... more

BU Holds Bhangra Fever 4 VIEW VIDEO
February 16, 2013 - Dance troops from all over the country and one even from Canada made their way to Binghamton University Saturday.   For the fourth year--  BU's North Indian Dance Team hosted an international... more

BU among Top 10 in Best Value VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2013 - The Princeton Review has named Binghamton University on it's Top 10 List for Best Value Colleges.     BU comes in at #8 in 2013.  Factors include how difficult the school is to get into, it's... more

Olympic Medalist discusses Health, Wellness, and Community VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2013 - A day after former Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller was hospitalized for dehydration, she was back in action Tuesday.   Miller talked about the important of health and living an active lifestyle. ... more

Gold Medalist Passes out During Speech VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2013 - VESTAL -- A scare on Monday at Binghamton University as a gold-medalist was delivering an upbeat message about women and athletics. Shannon Miller, who won gold as a gymnast in 1996, passed out... more

BU Study Looks to Curb Childhood Anxiety VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2013 - "It doesn't take a whole lot working with a kid to intervene and change their whole trajectory. It's certainly a lot easier than working with somebody who has already had a lifetime of either anxiety... more

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