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Stony Brook University’s Roth Regatta won the National Association for Campus Activities’ (NACA) Your Best Campus Tradition contest for school’s over 5,000. As winners, up to three representatives from Stony Brook will receive a complimentary registration to the 2018 NACA® National Convention and will present an educational session about the winning Roth Regatta tradition. An article about the Regatta will appear in a future issue of Campus Activities Programming® magazine and Stony Brook will receive a $1,000 award to use toward this year’s Regatta. The annual boat race across Roth Quad Pond in boats made of duct tape, cardboard and paint, will…

The Small Business Development Center is hosting a screening of She Started It, a documentary film empowering the next generation of women tech founders, followed by an expert panel discussion and a reception. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 8, at 5 pm in the Student Activities Center Auditorium. All are welcome, and admission is free. For more information, call the Small Business Development Center at (631) 632-9837.

Honoring diversity and emphasizing technology and comfort, Stony Brook’s newest state-of-the-art student facilities were officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 22, 2017. Chávez and Tubman Residence Halls and the East Side Dining facility are fully equipped to provide a modern and convenient student life experience, as well as a safe and inclusive environment. “Stony Brook strives to create an environment that welcomes all,” said Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. “This new complex was designed not simply to house and feed students, but to give them a space where they can engage as part of the…

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…

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…

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…

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