Events at the Center

  • Practical Professional Skills: Building Your Brand with Alfreda James – Tuesday, April 4 in the CIE. 
  • College Teaching Seminar - Wednesday, April 12 at 3-4:30 pm in the Graduate School Conference Room. RSVP
  • Research Café with Coray McBean – Monday, April 24 at 12:30 -1:30 pm in the CIE. RSVP
  • College Teaching Journal Club - Wednesday, April 26, at 12:30 pm in the Graduate School Conference Room. RSVP
  • 2017 “Faculty & Scholar Awards for Excellence” – Nominations due Friday, April 21, 4 pm. Guidelines

Conferences, Fellowships, Forums and Networking Opportunities

  • Undergraduate Recognition Awards for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Achievement - Stony Brook is seeking nominations for awards to be presented on   April 17, 2017 , recognizing excellence among our undergraduate students in the categories of Academic Excellence and Outstanding Achievement. Awards for Academic Excellence are given for academic accomplishments that go beyond the classroom experience.  Awards for Outstanding Achievement are presented for excellence in one of the three following subcategories: Athletics, Leadership or Community Service. More information
  • National Research Council - Research Associateship Programs: Deadline May 1, 2017 - The (RAP) program promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U.S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. More information .
  • Geological Society of America:  On To the Future Travel Award Program: Deadline May 26, 2016 - Diverse undergraduate and graduate recipients receive partial funding to attend their first GSA Annual Meeting, 22-25 October 2017, in Seattle, Washington.  At the meeting, students will be paired with a mentor, meet with GSA leadership, and learn about field and research opportunities. Apply
  • Regeneron’s Science to Medicine Forum: This is an opportunity for our Stony Brook trainees to learn more about industry science, careers in biotech, and Regeneron’s postdoctoral program.  The agenda will include: keynote lecture, hot topics, mini-symposia grouped by theme, and tours. Attendees will also have the opportunity to present a talk or poster on their research, space permitting.  Anyone interested in attending should send an email ASAP to Kathleen Flint Ehm, Director of the IREP Office, at  that includes the following:
    • Since registration is limited, interested trainees will be notified about their selection shortly thereafter.
    • Name
    • Preferred email
    • Graduate Program/Department
    • Discipline of research
    • Career stage: Grad Student/Postdoc
    • Year in program: G-level/Advanced to candidacy?/years since becoming a postdoc
  • Beyond Equiano: Varieties of Blackness in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean Worlds 1500--1800,  Thurs Oct 29, 1-5 and Friday Oct 30, 10-12 pm – Tentative Program
  • The Coming Intifada: Film-making and the Practice of Freedom in Palestine,  Thurs Nov 5, 4 pm, HUM 1006.
  • The 24 th annual Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference February 8-10, 2018, Scottsdale, AZ- Call for Papers: Deadline December 1, 2017 ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference exploring any topic related to the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance and especially those that focus on the general theme of “Reading the Natural World:  Perceptions of the Environment and Ecology during the Global Middle Ages and Renaissance.”  More information


  • Graduate Student Coordinator - We are seeking a highly motivated graduate students. The department is heavily focused on student development and individualized support services and advising. Programming and services that we offer encourage student engagement in campus activities and opportunities. Additionally, the office supports the greater campus community that rent, or are considering doing so, in the local community. This includes undergraduate and graduate students, as well as some professional staff members across the campus, who may benefit from the resources offered. Position descriptions and application details are located at the following link:

General Updates

  • Check Distribution Changes: The Research Foundation (RF) has announced effective April 1, 2017 that paychecks for employees not utilizing direct deposit will no longer be delivered to Stony Brook University for distribution at a campus level.  The paychecks will be mailed directly from RF Central Office in Albany to the employee’s home address on file. Employees receiving paychecks should verify their home address to ensure it is accurate. 
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