Browsing: On Campus

The Stony Brook Men’s Basketball team is finishing out the regular season on the road with games against UMBC on February 22 and Vermont on February 25, and continues to fight for the top seed in the conference. The team’s success this year has earned them a home game for the first round of the America East Playoffs, to be played at Island Federal Credit Union Arena on Wednesday, March 1, at 7 pm. Tickets are currently available to season ticket holders and Seawolves United members and will be made available to all fans beginning Friday, February 24, at 9 am. Click here for…

Talented playwrights with an interest in the sciences, and talented scientists with an interest in the theatre are invited to create a 10-minute play with a substantial science component for the 2017 Science Playwriting Competition sponsored by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. Special consideration will be given to plays about physics and mathematics. This contest is open to the general public. First Prize: $500 Second Prize: $200 Third Prize: $100  The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2017. Click here for more information, or to submit your play.

The Office of Global Affairs and the Center for Multilingual and Intercultural Communication invite you to a Global Forum, Intercultural Communication: Understanding Our Global Campus, on Wednesday, March 1, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater. The Global Forum offers a venue for Stony Brook faculty, staff and students to debate and comment on contemporary global issues. This forum will feature keynote remarks from Agnes He, Professor and Chair of Asian and Asian American Studies and Director of the Center for Multilingual and Intercultural Communication. Jun Liu, Vice Provost for Global Affairs, will moderate a cross-disciplinary panel including…

Stereotype and Identity Threat: Toward a Science of Diverse Community Claude M. Steele is a social psychologist and a professor of psychology at UC Berkeley. He has also served in several major academic leadership positions: for the past two years as the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at UC Berkeley, the three years prior as the I. James Quillen Dean for the School of Education at Stanford University from 2011–2014, and before that as the 21st Provost of Columbia University. Steele has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Education, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,…

In Spring 2013, a group of Stony Brook University student leaders applied for a $10,000 LIVESTRONG grant and a bid for a Camp Kesem charter. Camp Kesem has a direct and focused vision — to ensure that every child touched by a parent’s cancer is never alone. Stony Brook was selected through a national online voting competition as earning the most votes for schools in the northeast region. Camp Kesem at Stony Brook University was founded in 2013 and supports children in the Long Island community by providing a week-long summer camp experience and year-long peer support. In just three short years, Stony Brook Camp…

Staller Center for the Arts hosted Stony Brook Medicine Appreciation Day on Valentine’s Day, February 14, with a remote box office outside of Stony Brook Medicine’s Marketplace Café. Discounts were offered to live performances and free movie tickets were given to new patrons joining the Staller Center e-mail list. Staller Center Director Alan Inkles created the day to thank Stony Brook Medicine for their sponsorship and to increase awareness of Staller Center’s offerings among staff members. Several hundred medical staffers stopped by to learn more about the Center, and a large portion signed up to win Staller Center gift cards.…

It’s the second week of the 2017 RecycleMania competition, and Stony Brook University is once again looking to finish as the country’s top campus recycler of e-waste. Hundreds of universities and colleges are competing this year’s RecycleMania competition — an eight-week tournament that runs from February 5 to April 1, 2017. To help Stony Brook’s chances, the Department of Recycling and Resource Management has placed e-waste and toner recycling receptacles in lobby spaces around campus. For larger e-waste items such as printers or computers, the campus community is encouraged to contact the recycling department, which is also offering free confidential document shredding and recycling receptacle drop-off and pick-up to help…

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Anna M. Kłonkowska will present “I don’t have to be more masculine… to be one of them” as part of the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities (CSMM) Seminar Series on Monday, February 27, at 4 pm in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Room N405. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so please register today. Her talk is a comparison of conceptualizations of masculinity between transgender men in Poland and the United States. It is based on a qualitative research project that compared the attitudes of transgender men in Poland and the…

“ANTIFORM,” a new exhibition featuring unconventional work by New York artists Lindsay Packer, Mitch Patrick and John Ross, is on display until February 18 at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery located in the Staller Center for the Arts. The exhibition features art that is meant to relate the viewer to their own environments, either physical, perceptual or digital. Its title, “ANTIFORM,” is inspired by an art movement of the late 1960s, during which artists began to experiment with more materials and processes. “The most important thing about this exhibition is that it’s experiential,” said Karen Levitov, director and curator for…

Do you know a budding scientist, a chamber music fan or an avid athlete? Now is the time to start planning for some summer camp fun. Stony Brook University hosts many different kinds of programs with camps in science, oceanography, music, sports and more. Children can experience hands-on activities, learn teamwork and make new friends all in the convenient setting of a world-class university. To learn more, visit the website and explore all that Stony Brook offers for summer camp enrichment. If your area is offering a Stony Brook University campus camp that is not listed here, please contact Community…

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