The Center for Global & History plans to develop Glocal Stony
Brook — the GeoTool that is designed to give Stony Brook
students a strong local-global grasp of the world. The GeoTool localizes
the whole world and globalizes Stony Brook by integrating the major
regions of the globe with the physical environment that Stony Brook
Integrating global geography with the
Stony Brook campus is the objective of the GeoTool. Glocal
Stony Brook will go beyond the "myth of continents" (Lewis & Wigen,
1997) and compare "Western and Central Europe" with "South
Asia" for example. The GeoTool will provide Stony Brook students
with the unique experience of globality in a local setting.
Go and get a truly glocal perspective — click
the spinning globe and see how the GeoTool combines the ground plan
of the world with blueprints of Stony Brook University ...