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Off the Page from WSKG: The Weeping Time

Off the Page from WSKG: The Weeping Time

Published Apr 18, 2022

The largest slave auction in American history took place in 1859, but it’s been largely forgotten by history. Binghamton University historian Anne Bailey joins Crystal Sarakas of WSKG in this podcast for a conversation about race, the erasure of slave auctions, and the healing that families are doing as they trace their history back to the auction block. Read more

Binghamton retains place on list of elite research institutions

Binghamton retains place on list of elite research institutions

Published Feb 7, 2022

Binghamton University kept its place among the elite schools labeled “R1 — very high research activity” in a new list released by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Read more

Can skeletons have a racial identity?

Can skeletons have a racial identity?

Published Oct 19, 2021

In recent years, a growing number of forensic anthropologists, including Binghamton scholar Liz DiGangi, have grown critical of ancestry estimation and want to replace it with something more nuanced, The New York Times reports.  Read more

Cooperation is key to addressing climate change

Cooperation is key to addressing climate change

Published Dec 21, 2020

Climate change is our most complicated global pollution challenge, and cooperation is the key to solving it, according to a new book from economist Zili Yang. Read more

Book traces disputes over teaching evolution

Book traces disputes over teaching evolution

Published Oct 26, 2020

A Binghamton University historian argues in a new book that Americans are not divided when it comes to the teaching of evolution: The real disagreements relate to creationism. Read more

Binghamton researchers return to work

Binghamton researchers return to work

Published Sep 25, 2020

By early September, more than 670 faculty and staff members as well as students from 42 departments were able to return to laboratories and other research spaces at Binghamton, using new protocols designed to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Read more

Undergrads set their sights on space

Undergrads set their sights on space

Published Sep 24, 2020

A team of Binghamton students aims to send a rocket past the Kármán line, the international boundary between Earth's atmosphere and outer space. Read more