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Double Portrait brings together the work of Charley Friedman and Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez, an artist couple who make work that initially appears quite different, but upon further looking, embodies visual and conceptual overlays that create an intriguing dialog. Humorous, self-reflective and performative, Charley Friedman creates figures and environments that engage with their audience. Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez utilizes the framework of storytelling for her intricate drawings, paintings and sculptures that poetically embody expressions of humanity as seen through the lens of gender, political power and migration. Seen together, their work touches on issues of identity, self and community in relation to society. An artist…

Pediatric and Adult Endocrinology’s “Teens and Transition Diabetes Night” offers an opportunity for tweens and teens (ages 12 to 18) to meet new friends and learn how to become more independent. The event, which will be held on Tuesday, January 23, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at the new Stony Brook Medicine Advanced Specialty Care facility (500 Commack Road, Commack, NY), is open to the public, and you do not need to be a Stony Brook Children’s Hospital patient to attend. Dr. Jennifer Osipoff, pediatric endocrinologist, will review diabetes self-care, including hands-on practice using pumps and injections. Dr. Marina…

Imago Theatre will present the imaginative “La Belle, Lost in the World of Automaton” on Staller Center’s Main Stage Saturday, January 27, at 4 pm. The fairy tale is a story-within-a-story set in the engine room of a steamship. Upper deck passenger Lady Rose stumbles below deck during a storm, meeting worker Sam Stoker. Lady Rose and Sam sing, soft-shoe tap, puppeteer and provide voices for the rest of the characters. “La Belle” includes five original tunes with ukulele numbers and 90s-style songs. Imago Theatre, created by Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouawad, has had its shows produced at Broadway’s New…

Launching 1650 talented graduates into a promising future, Stony Brook University held its 20th annual winter commencement ceremony December 21 in the Island Federal Credit Union Arena. During his commencement address, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, highlighted key elements of the Stony Brook experience, congratulated the accomplished graduating class, and celebrated the university’s forward trajectory and diverse landscape. “Today we mark a bright new future for our graduates,” President Stanley said. “I know behind each and every one of your degrees that there is a story; a story of hard work, a passion for knowledge, but ultimately perseverance, and…

Launching more than 1600 talented graduates into a promising future, Stony Brook University will hold its 20th annual December commencement ceremony, taking place in the Island Federal Credit Union Arena on December 21. During his commencement address, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., will highlight key elements of the Stony Brook experience, congratulate the accomplished graduating class, and celebrate the university’s forward trajectory and diverse landscape. Information for families Student speaker Daniella Glikman, who is graduating with summa cum laude honors, will deliver the student commencement speech. Daniella is a double major in  Sociology and Marketing. Ceremonies commence at 11:00…

Twenty-year-old Yash Mathur ’19 never imagined that a dog could make such a difference to his semester. But there he was on December 6, smack in the middle of final exam season, relaxing with a golden retriever named Wilbert, who lay there, belly exposed, just begging to be scratched. “I really enjoy Pet Therapy Day and come every time Stony Brook has it. The dogs are so friendly and nice, and it makes me feel good just to be around them,” said Mathur, a computer science major in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Dozens of Stony Brook students…

Was it violence or pathogens that took the greatest toll on Native Americans? Should historians refer to the loss of life as genocide or an accidental consequence of epidemics? Recently arrived Department of History Professor Paul Kelton presented the evidence and invited the audience to draw their own conclusions — and engage in dialogue — in his University Libraries lecture “Germs, Genocides and American’s Indigenous Peoples” on November 27. In an hour’s time, Kelton took the 40 or more lecture attendees through a sampling of what his students absorb in a course that surveys relations between the indigenous peoples of…

They’ve made headlines, from a rare and difficult surgery to separate conjoined twins to successful initiatives to stop gang violence and organized crime. They’ve made great works of art, from critically acclaimed television series to photography that preserves the ancestral history and contemporary culture of Native Americans. They’ve made an impact, as educators creating transformative opportunities for students and as the founders of innovative startups and visionary nonprofits. Students emerge from Stony Brook University with the momentum to make a real difference in the world, and Stony Brook is proud to honor 40 of its most accomplished graduates at its…

Members of the Stony Brook University Orchestra, vocal soloists and conductors will perform Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 10, 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. For more information, please contact the Department of Music at (631) 632-7330 or www.stonybrook.edu/music.

The Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics will present Grand Rounds on Monday, December 4, from 4:30 pm to 6 pm in the Health Sciences Center, Lecture Hall 3. Vincent de Luise, MD, will discuss “With an Artistic Vision: Further Inquiries into Perception, the Arts and Eye Disease.” Are humans “hard-wired” to perceive beauty? Are there foundational neurological underpinnings to aesthetics? The field of neuroaesthetics is blossoming, and this talk will explore some fascinating sidebars at the intersection of vision, perception and the arts. An overview of visual archetypes in the history of art will be followed by…

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