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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…

Although Christopher Heedles and his fiancee Marina Deletrain have known each other since high school, they did not start dating until three years ago. They ran into each other on a night out and have been together ever since. Marina is a Stony Brook University alumni, having graduated in 2011 with a degree in psychology, and is a guidance counselor at a school in Queens. When she learned that Chris would begin working at Stony Brook in the Disability Support Services department, she was ecstatic and couldn’t wait to visit him at work, just to revisit her memories on campus.…

The Brookhaven Women in Science Symposium — “Girl Power in STEM: Be Bold for Change!” — celebrates the accomplishments of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. This year’s event brings together women who are Stony Brook faculty in the sciences, Brookhaven Laboratory scientists, and other science professionals to educate students, aspiring scientists, and the community about women’s careers in STEM. The day-long symposium is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, from 9 am to 5 pm, at Stony Brook’s Center for Global Studies and Human Development, and includes presentations and panel discussions on how women influence STEM at the various stages of academic and professional…

Beginning Wednesday, February 15, Campus Dining is offering a new buffet at the J Club at Jasmine in the Charles B. Wang Center. Every Wednesday the new buffet will feature Chinese and Korean cuisine from 11 am to 2 pm for $12.95 (+ tax), which includes a beverage. J Club is located in Jasmine’s back dining room at the Wang Center. Dining Dollars, Wolfie Wallet, cash and credit cards are accepted.

College of Arts and Sciences junior Alexandra Zigomalas ’18 is “proud to represent the humanities side of Stony Brook University.” A history/art history double major and writing minor, Alexandra has been honored with a prestigious writing internship with the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. The nation’s oldest academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa is devoted to fostering the liberal ideal in education and encouraging the spirit of critical inquiry. Alexandra was strongly recommended for this internship through Professor Richard Gerrig, secretary of the Phi Beta Kappa Stony Brook chapter, as well as professors in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric. As…

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