Binghamton University’s Institute for Multigenerational Studies (IMS) mission is to develop cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research to support justice and well-being for people across the life span. IMS works for social equity, promotes multicultural and intergenerational perspectives, and recognizes the strengths and value of diversity.
IMS was founded in 2009 at Binghamton University’s College of Community and Public Affairs, and guides schools, health, and social service programs through interprofessional applied research. As one of the most interdisciplinary research centers at the University, the Institute fosters rich collaboration across the university and community organizations. Our research associates span professions and disciplines including counseling, education, engineering, human development, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, and social work.