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Taking Ethics Seriously: Why Ethics Is an Essential Tool for the Modern Workplace John Hooker is T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility, and Professor of Operations Research, at Carnegie Mellon University. He has also held visiting posts at numerous universities, most recently at the London School of Economics and the State University of Campinas, Brazil. He holds doctoral degrees in philosophy and management science. He brings his extensive background in philosophy, mathematics and logic to the rigorous analysis of ethical dilemmas, and his background in management to making sure the dilemmas are realistic. He has published more than 170…

Hear Jeremy Dennis ‘13 speak about his art on Wednesday, September 20th as part of the “Race, Love and Labor” exhibition at Stony Brook’s Zuccaire Gallery. Fine art photographer, Stony Brook alumnus and Shinnecock Nation member Jeremy Dennis ‘13 uses his creativity and craft to send a strong message to Americans of all origins — that indigenous people, their places and their culture deserve true representation in our postcolonial country. “My work is about improving our perception of indigenous people — both their identity and their history,” Jeremy said. “Art is so important because you can talk about anything through…

A recent article in the Daily News features Kimberly Alcequiez and Xavier Roberson — both are single mothers who came from foster care. They are also undergraduate students at Stony Brook University living in campus housing with their children. Alcequiez plans to first become a paralegal and then a lawyer or lawmaker, while Roberson wants to become a doctor. The two young women are achieving their goals of attending college through the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and Stony Brook’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), in which both students are enrolled. EOP helps disadvantaged youth obtain educational opportunities. As stated in…

Wolfieland, a carnival hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), returned to campus for the second year in a row on Saturday, September 9. Even more popular than last year’s festivities, more than 6,000 students enjoyed carnival rides, games and food. Popular rides at the event were the Ferris Wheel, Tornado, Swings and the Searay. When Seawolves weren’t getting an amusement ride thrill, they had the option of snacking on popcorn and cotton candy. There were also food trucks available with Puerto Rican cuisine, bubble tea and fried shrimp. If students didn’t want to wait in line for a ride, they were able to…

Hundreds of students flooded the Academic Mall on September 13 for the fall semester’s second Involvement Fair, which gives undergraduates the opportunity to become familiar with student organizations on campus and to get involved. “I think the Involvement Fair is always fun because it brings everyone out and makes the campus feel really lively. You see all of this activity and it’s really great,” said Gloriana Wilson ‘19. There will be a third Involvement Fair on September 20, after weather complications dampened the semester’s first event. Students will have another chance to check out the clubs they may have missed, and clubs…

Stony Brook University hosted a farmers market this summer featuring fresh seasonal products from local vendors. The farmers market will return this Fall 2017 in the Student Activities Center Plaza. Along the new East Side Dining patio, the Stony Brook community enjoyed freshly picked produce from local Long Island farms, homemade pretzels, pickles and olives from Horman’s Best Pickles, naturally baked goods, and a taste of artisan spring rolls. Some of the vendors, such as Le Fusion Artisan Spring Rolls, were members of the Stony Brook Business Incubator at Calverton, others were from the Riverhead Farmers’ Market. Fostering Community and…

Following the success of the past two years’ events, all Stony Brook faculty, staff and students are invited to showcase the next big idea the third annual pitch competition — WolfieTank 2017. A $500 prize will be awarded to the student with the best social entrepreneurial idea. This is a unique opportunity to highlight your ideas in front of entrepreneurs from the Long Island area. Presenters will be given a few minutes to deliver their pitch, and there will be time for questions, feedback and advice from the judges. Reserve a spot now to compete by submitting a short application due by October 7,…

Race, Love and Labor, on display from September 12 through October 21 at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, presents photographs by 20 artists of color from the artist-in-residency program at the Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW). Since 1999, more than 100 artists of color working in the photographic arts have created vital images during their residencies at CPW, forming a corpus that captures the shifting currents of contemporary photographic practices. All are invited to join a campuswide Art Crawl on Thursday, September 14, beginning at the Melville Library at 3 pm, followed by the Zuccaire Gallery at 4 pm, and ending at the Wang…

Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies and the Italian American Scientists of Long Island are hosting a Science Research Forum on Saturday, September 23, from 9 am to 5 pm in the Center for Italian Studies Meeting Hall, Melville Library, Room E4340. The forum is part of Stony Brook’s CommUniversity Day activities on September 23 for families, friends and neighbors to explore the campus. The program, which includes presentations and a poster symposium, will provide an opportunity for an informal meet and greet with Italian scientists from Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Breakfast and light lunch refreshments will be…

More than two dozen businesses from Stony Brook University and the local community participated in a vendor expo for SBU students and their families on August 25. The expo, which took place during the Freshman Orientation Family Farewell BBQ, allowed new students and their families a chance to experience local community businesses. Crowds gathered around the vendors’ tables outside the Melville Library to learn about the businesses. Vendors provided information and offered discounts, coupons and giveaways to all who stopped by their tables. Island Federal Credit Union gave free photos to celebrate the day, while Pumpernickels Delicatessen & Market gave away half-price…

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