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M. Ete Chan, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Stony Brook University, received a SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant (IITG) for her research, “Lab-in-a-Cube Hands-on Lab Learning with an Automatic Feedback.” IITG funds campus innovations and initiatives in instructional technology that have the strongest potential to be replicated across all SUNY campuses. When it comes to online learning programs, how to handle courses with lab requirements remains a challenge. Lab-in-a-Cube explores virtual access to labs with hardware that acts as a remote control to allow students realistic, hands-on experiences, which includes elements of “gamification” to…

Stage, film and television actor Nathan Lane was among the cast representing the Stony Brook Film Festival’s World Premiere of the drama No Pay, Nudity in support of his long-time friend and the film’s director, Lee Wilkof. On stage at the Q&A following the screening were actors Loudon Wainwright III, also a Grammy-winning musician; Nathan Lane; Zoe Perry, daughter of actors Laurie Metcalf and Jeff Perry; and Lee Wilkof. No Pay, Nudity is his directorial debut. Wilkof was the original Seymour in Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors and has had a successful career in movies and on stage. Nathan Lane announced his future plans…

The Long Island State Veterans Home is hosting a free Concert Under the Stars and Laser Light Show featuring the Benny Havens West Point Military Band on Friday, August 19, from 6:30 pm to 10 pm. The concert will be held outdoors at the Veterans Home on100 Patriots Road, Stony Brook, so bring your blankets and chairs. Food vendors will be on site. Schedule 6:30 pm Opening Performer Tommy Sullivan 7:30 pm to 9 pm Benny Havens West Point Military Band 9:15 pm Laser Light Show Special concert parking will be available in the Staff Parking Lot A on Pellegrino Drive, the…

Director János Edelényi Receives Opening Night Award Scottish actor Brian Cox — Olivier Award and Emmy Award winning star of Stony Brook Film Festival’s opening night feature, The Carer — was presented with the Festival’s Career Achievement Award for his work in more than 200 films and television programs and even more stage productions in England, the U.S. and around the world. In The Carer, Brian Cox, perhaps best known from the Bourne Identity films, soars in his role as an aging lion of the theater who has isolated himself and bullied his care givers. Director János Edelényi was presented with the…

The Stony Brook Center for Game Theory will once again bring prominent game theorists and leading economists from around the world to Stony Brook University for its annual summer festival. The 27th International Conference on Game Theory will be held July 17 through July 21 at the Charles B. Wang Center. The summer activities focus not only on game theory, but also on its applications, particularly in economics. Click here for the complete schedule of talks during the five-day conference. The Game Theory Conference includes two workshops; the first on Complex Auctions and Practice, runs from July 9 through July 11, and the…

The Stony Brook University Police create a safe and secure environment by raising their level of preparedness to meet the needs of today and the challenges of tomorrow. They work to develop and maintain a positive relationship with all segments of the campus community to provide successful law enforcement services and implement beneficial community policing programs.

It was smiles all around on June 11 when more than 50 pediatric patients and their guests walked the red carpet on a star-studded prom night at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital. Throughout the evening, young partygoers enjoyed great food, music and plenty of photo ops. Every teen looks forward to prom night, but for kids who struggle with chronic or terminal illnesses, prom may not seem possible. Thanks to many volunteers and dedicated hospital staffers, the first Stony Brook Children’s Prom gave pediatric patients the opportunity to feel like every other teen — to party with their peers, dance the…

The New York State Center for Clean Water Technology at Stony Brook University has developed a potential replacement for Long Island cesspools that can remove high amounts of nitrogen — the primary cause of local water quality degradation — from household wastewater. The system incorporates simple design with locally sourced, natural materials to position it as an economically viable alternative for high-performance onsite wastewater treatment, a crucial infrastructure need for restoring Long Island water quality. Pilot installations of the system are underway at a test center and are scheduled to begin locally by early fall as part of the Suffolk County Department…

Hundreds of record album covers are featured in The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery’s upcoming exhibit, ON THE RECORD: Album Cover Art, on view July 19 and open during all 10 evenings of the Stony Brook Film Festival at Staller Center. A reception will be held on Thursday, July 21, from 6 pm to 8 pm in conjunction with the opening night of the Film Festival. The gallery is free and open to the public. ON THE RECORD includes iconic record covers from Miles Davis’ Tutu to David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane and from the Beatles’ Abbey Road to the Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers to Mumford and Sons’ Sigh no More. In addition, albums from movies such…

Stony Brook University’s Sustainability Studies Program (SUS) is now part of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), bringing new dimensions in social sciences, humanities and management to SoMAS. The five SUS undergraduate majors — Environmental Humanities; Environmental Design, Policy, and Planning; Ecosystems and Human Impact; Coastal Environmental Studies; and Sustainability Studies — and the SUS faculty will greatly complement and expand the current scope of SoMAS. The SoMAS and SUS faculty will work together to integrate the current undergraduate educational programs in SoMAS and SUS; develop a graduate program in SUS; strengthen the Geospatial Center, which offers courses and services in Geographical Information System; and…

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