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The eighth annual Meeting of the Minds: Stroke Symposium will be held on Friday, October 20, at the Charles B. Wang Center from 8 am to 12:30 pm. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Michael Tymianski, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Krembil Research Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, and NoNO, Inc. A renowned cerebrovascular neurosurgeon-scientist, Dr. Tymianski will speak about the development of PSD95 inhibitors for the treatment of ischemic stroke. Five specialists from Stony Brook will discuss the basic biology and translational potential of their research that can ultimately benefit stroke patients. “Meeting of the Minds: Stroke” is free and open to…

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) celebrates its 50th Anniversary on Friday, October 13, with an Environmental Media Conference, The Risk of Saying Nothing. Hear from several Stony Brook speakers, including Malcolm Bowman, Howard Schneider, Christine O’Connell, David Taylor, Minghua Zhang, Heidi Hutner — and welcome back former Dean and Director and University Provost Jerry Schubel — as they discuss how to speak out boldly, creatively and effectively regarding the state of our environment and its sustainability. Schedule of Events School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Endeavour Hall, Room 120 10 am Introductions: Larry Swanson, Interim Dean, SoMAS…

The MFA program in Creative Writing and Literature and the MFA program in Film will be hosting three separate open houses and information sessions this month at the Stony Brook Southampton campus and at the Southampton Arts Manhattan location on Eighth Avenue. MFA in Creative Writing director Julie Sheehan and Manhattan Coordinator Alison Fairbrother will host an information session about the MFA in Creative Writing program on Monday, October 16, at 6 p.m. at the Manhattan location, located on the 5th floor of 535 Eighth Avenue, between 36th and 37th Streets. An open house and information session will also be…

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about an original and multidisciplinary approach to Italian food history and culture. Francesco D’Ausilio, an Italian historian from Rome whose area of research is Italian food history and culture, will give a series of presentations on “Story Telling and Food History Through Recipes Books and Periodicals (1945-1990).” The following series will take place at Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies, Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340. Thursday, October 12, 4 pm “Looking for a National Culinary Identity and Kitchen Since World War II to the Economic Boom (1945-1956)” Tuesday, October 17, 5:30 pm…

Race, Love and Labor, on display now 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. The exhibition includes the work of Endia Beal, William Cordova, Isaac Diggs, Caleb Ferguson, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Nikita Gale,Gerard H. Gaskin, Eyakem Gulilat, Tommy Kha, Kathya Maria Landeros, Deana Lawson, Alma…

The Office of Global Affairs, International Academic Programs and Turkana Basin Institute (TBI) invite you to a Global Forum on the Turkana Basin Institute on Wednesday, October 11, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater. Famed paleoanthropologist, politician, explorer and environmentalist Richard Leakey will be joined by a panel including Lawrence Martin, TBI Director; Fotis Sotiropoulos, Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Isaiah Nengo, TBI Associate Director; and Jason Lewis, TBI Assistant Director. Hear from TBI’s Founder and Stony Brook Professor Richard Leakey, as well as TBI professors and researchers. Learn about the TBI sites in…

October 13 Living World Lecture Krishna Veeramah, an assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University, will present a lecture on dog domestication, “Using Ancient DNA to Understand the Wolf in Your Living Room,” as part of the ongoing Living World series. The talk will be held on Friday, October 13, at 7:30 pm in the Earth and Space Sciences Building, Room 001. Dogs were the first animal to be domesticated, but where, when and how this process occurred is fiercely debated. Breeding practices have erased the genetic history of living dogs, but Veeramah and…

Family entertainment is on its way as Staller Center presents Flip FabriQue- Catch Me, a cirque celebration of gravity-defying fun and friendship coming to the Main Stage on Saturday, October 14, at 4 pm. Flip FabriQue brings together a young troupe of professional circus artists, friends from Quebec with unique talents. Their circus show unleashes each member’s full potential with spectacular acrobatics, a one of a kind tramp-o-wall, and lots of humor to give the audience an afternoon of spellbinding fun. For more about them, go to flipfabrique.com/en. Staller Center offers a special low price for family shows this season. All Family Fare…

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President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. showcased a range of achievement and challenges facing the community of students, faculty and staff at Stony Brook in his eighth State of the University Address on Wednesday, September 27, at the Staller Center for the Arts.

The hour-long speech covered everything from the budget to the importance of philanthropy as a driver of innovation and discovery. Here are the top 12 takeaways from the big event:

12. Distinguished Faculty Set Stony Brook Apart

Stony Brook University graduate students Shruti Sharma and James Vassallo were elected to serve in positions on the Northeast Regional Board of Directors for the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS). They will represent graduate students in the northeast and at Stony Brook University on issues of importance to the graduate student community. They will also be involved in national and regional advocacy efforts. Shruti Sharma, a PhD candidate in Materials Science and Chemical Engineering and a guest researcher at Brookhaven National Lab (BNL), was elected as the Northeast Regional International Student Concerns Advocate. James Vassallo, a Master’s in Public…

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