$1.4M NSF Grant to SBU-BNL to Help Underrepresented Minority Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows Advance into STEM Faculty Research Careers

Stony Brook University’s (SBU) Center for Inclusive Education (CIE) in the Graduate School and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) have received a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the competitiveness of underrepresented minority (URM) PhD students and postdoctoral trainees who are US citizens advancing into STEM careers. This Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate- Transformation (AGEP-T) initiative is called FRAME (Frontiers of Research and Academic Models of Excellence). 

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Statement on Re-Compete of Brookhaven Lab Management Contract

Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) — a company established as a partnership between Battelle Memorial Institute and the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University — affirmed its intention to re-compete for the contract to manage and operate Brookhaven National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. BSA has held the contract since 1998. 

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When Games Went Click: The Story of Tennis for Two

Created in 1958 by American physicist William Higinbotham for visitors at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Tennis for Two it is pivotal in the history of video games as one of the first electronic games to use a graphical display.

"When Games Went Click" was made possible by the Brookhaven Science Associates and Stony Brook Collaborative Research Alliance SEED Grant Program for joint initiatives between scientists and Stony Brook University, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. "When Games Went Click" is part of the archival efforts of the William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection. Read the full article at


Stony Brook University Student Jo-Ann Jee Wins Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship

Jo-Ann Jee, a graduate student at Stony Brook University (SBU) has won the ninth annual Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship. The Asian Pacific American Association at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory sponsors the scholarship, which consists of $1,000 and a plaque, to honor the distinguished late Brookhaven Lab scientist for whom it was named.

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Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists is now accepting nominations for a competition to honor America’s most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers. Awarded annually, three of the country's most innovative researchers will each receive unrestricted cash prizes of $250,000.

The nomination period for the 2014 national faculty competition is open from September 16th to November 22nd, 2013. All nominations must be submitted online at, where you will also find updated Guidelines to help you through the nomination process.

With any questions please email or call 212.298.8624.



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