Browsing: On Campus

On November 30th, student wellness and basketball were united in Wellness Night at the Basketball Game. Students were able to access the different student health services and health information right at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena during the Seawolves game against Loyola University. Student wellness is a top priority at Stony Brook University and with finals coming up soon, it is very important that students remember to stay healthy. Wellness Night at the Basketball Game took place for the first time at Stony Brook, allowing health and prevention services to become more available to students. During the basketball game,…

The inaugural “Wolf Ride Bike Share Challenge” has officially come to an end following one of the most successful months for Wolf Ride Bike Share ridership. After a tally by the Office of Sustainability, the Challenge’s first champion is David Zheng, who finished with a ride time of 5 hours and 9 minutes. The second and third place finishers were Benny Yang and Nicole Chan. Each top 3 finisher won the Wolf Ride Bike Challenge grand prize, which included a new bike helmet, t-shirt, hat and travel mug. During the month of October, students were encouraged to rent bikes from…

The Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) will host its inaugural kickoff celebration and hackathon, Hack@CEWIT, February 17 through February 19, focusing on industry-relevant, IoT challenges for a smarter, more insightful global world. Hack@CEWIT is an intellectual challenge capitalizing on the impact of university/industry partnerships to advance practical, disruptive, enterprising software solutions through the use of student brainpower in CEWIT’s development and delivery-focused environment. The region-wide, interdisciplinary event will feature an interactive speaker series, hands-on, deep-dive workshops, industry hacker guru program, games, activities, multimedia experiences and specialized opportunities for recruitment in CEWIT’s 100,000 square-foot next-generation research and…

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Students shared the best study spots around campus. Following are the top 10 gems ideal for cramming, reviewing and brainstorming.

1. Wang Center
Probably the best kept secret on campus, the Wang Center offers serene and vast study locations with outlets galore and Wi-Fi throughout the building. It also provides access to Jasmine, ideal for students looking to refuel or get that added caffeine boost at the Tea House. Bubble tea, anyone? Open 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Friday, noon to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday.  

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Stony Brook’s Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO) is now located at the Student Activities Center (SAC), Room 310, offering students services and support to address concerns about alcohol and other drugs, and sexual violence, in one unified location. “By integrating our two service departments under one roof, our efforts are better coordinated, and we can deliver better service to our students,” said Smita Majumdar Das, assistant director of CPO. “We’re now located in a high-traffic student area and activity hub, which increases both the visibility and vibrancy of our office.” The new CPO office features an open area with…

Isolationism and Intervention: A reporter’s account of modern day conflict and America’s future role As part of the annual Marie Colvin Lecture Series, Lindsey Hilsum, international editor of Channel 4 News in London and award-winning correspondent and author, will offer a reporter’s account of modern day conflict and America’s future role, as well as her experiences reporting from the frontlines of Rwanda to Syria, and Baghdad to Benghazi. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, December 6, at 7:30 pm in the Student Activities Center, Sidney Gelber Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. This lecture…

On Wednesday, December 7, the Stony Brook campus community will come together for the 16th Annual Festival of Lights, an intercultural program that celebrates the diversity of religions through holiday traditions. The program highlights various faiths, including Christmas/Advent/Three Kings Day (Christian), Hanukkah (Jewish), Ramadan/Eid-ul Fitr/Eid-Adha (Muslim), Diwali (Hindu), Winter Solstice (Native American) and Kwanzaa (African American). Beginning at 6 pm, holiday displays and ethnic food will be featured in the Student Activities Center, Sidney Gelber Auditorium. Participants can make a variety of holiday crafts as part of the Festival’s “Make It, Take It” activities. Then the focus will turn to the main…

Gender-based violence remains a serious challenge to campus safety — and educational opportunity — for students across the globe. As part of Stony Brook’s role as a HeForShe IMPACT University Champion, the University is hosting an Ideathon to generate solutions to help end gender-based violence. The student-run event will be held on Tuesday, December 6, from 5 pm to 8 pm in the LDS Center. All students — undergraduate and graduate — are encouraged to attend and brainstorm ideas. Faculty and staff are also invited to participate and help facilitate discussions. During the event, collaborative teams or individual students will work on…

Members of the Stony Brook University Orchestra, vocal soloists and conductors will perform Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 4, at 3 pm in the Recital Hall at Staller Center. Admission for this seasonal traditional concert is free. Vocal scores will be available for purchase at the door for $10. Choruses from Part One, Worthy is the Lamb/Amen and the Hallelujah Chorus will be sung by the audience. Solo vocalists will include Anna Betka, soprano; Colin Champagne, tenor; Zen Kuriyama, baritone; Erynn McLeod, mezzo-soprano; Daniel Nwatu, baritone and Catherine Sandstedt, soprano. Conductors will include Michael Thomas Asmus, Susan Deaver, Zen Kuriyama, Gregory…

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The newest and grandest dining facility on campus is now open. With a mix of food-court-style retail restaurants and dine-in options, East Side Dining was designed to be a place for students to eat, socialize and study with friends.  East Side Dining is opening gradually, allowing for effective staff training and adjustments based on student feedback in order to create a new and exciting dining experience on campus. For a complete list of offerings and hours of operation, visit the Campus Dining website.

There is so much to say about the new East Side Dining, but following are the top 10 highlights.

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