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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…

Building on one of the best regular seasons in school history, Stony Brook football enters the postseason as an at-large team in the 2017 NCAA Division I Football Championship. The Seawolves (9-2, 7-1 CAA Football) will host Lehigh on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET in Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium in the opening round. Tickets are available online or by calling 631-632-4513. Stony Brook closed out the regular season with a thrilling 20-19 victory at Maine on Saturday with a “Hail Mary” as time expired. That win secured the Seawolves as the second place team in the conference behind unbeaten and No.…

The School of Journalism will present a conversation with legendary TV journalist Ted Koppel, longtime anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, on Wednesday, November 15, at 7:30 pm at Staller Center. Doors open at 7 pm. Mr. Koppel has personally covered some of the most consequential news stories of our time, from the assassination of President Kennedy to the fall of the Soviet Union. He will talk about the state and future of American news media, and of the country. A member of the Broadcasting Hall of Fame, Koppel’s iconic broadcasting career spans radio and television and includes every major professional recognition including eight…

Dr. John Positano, co-author of the memoir Dinner with DiMaggio, will give a book presentation on Thursday, November 30, at 5:30 pm at the Center for Italian Studies, Melville Library, Room E4340. Hear first-hand about the decade-long friendship between Dr. Rock Positano and Joe DiMaggio, which began in 1990 when Dr. Positano, a foot and ankle specialist, successfully treated the baseball champ’s heel spur injury. The stories and experiences shared with Dr. Rock Positano and written about with his brother, Dr. John Positano, create an intimate portrait of one of the great stars of baseball and icons of the 20th century. Books will be available for purchase and…

Join Daphne Perry, MPH, PHR, SHRM-CP, from the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease, as she speaks about recognizing and addressing the early symptoms of dementia. Her lecture will focus on the difference between memory loss that has to do with aging and dementia, and the resources that can provide help for early diagnosis and intervention. The Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease is one of 10 centers in New York State, and the only one serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties. It is supported in part by a grant from the New York State Department of…

With live shows featuring performers from all over the world, the winter/spring season at Staller Center at Stony Brook University is as diverse as it gets. From troupes touring the world to a very special performance by singer Audra McDonald to comedy with Jay Leno, the vast choices at Staller Center make it easy to find entertainment close to home. Tickets are available at stallercenter.com for all performances, with waiting lists for some shows. The Staller Center box office can be reached at (631) 632-ARTS [2787]. Starting the season off, the New York-based ensemble The Hot Sardines comes to Staller Center on Saturday, January 20.…

Friday, November 17 This free conference for family and professional caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia will be held at the Huntington Hilton in Melville on Friday, November 17, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. The keynote speaker is Robin McIntyre, a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association, who, along with her family, are the subject of a new book, The Inheritance, which tells the story of her family on the front lines of their battle against younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Alan Steinberg, MD, and Michael Starr, LMSW, from the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease will be providing a breakout session…

The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University welcomes Distinguished Professor Stanislao Pugliese from Hofstra University on Thursday, November 16, at 6 pm. Professor Pugliese will discuss the book he co-edited, The Routledge History of Italian Americans, a new multi-authored history of one of the largest ethnic groups in America, bringing together the best and brightest scholars and critics to create a narrative of the trials and triumphs of Italians in America. The presentation will be held at the Center for Italian Studies, Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. This event is…

Stony Brook University has partnered with several human services organizations to host a day-long conference for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) on Saturday, November 18, at the Student Activities Center. The event, called the Life Skills Symposium, will offer educational workshops and hands-on activities that explore and demonstrate ways people with I/DD can live independently in their community with support. This event is the result of an inter-agency collaboration between Stony Brook’s School of Professional Development (SPD) and East End Disability Associates Inc., Family Residences and Essential Enterprises Inc., YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities, Independent Support Services Inc., and…

Stony Brook University will host an Emergency Preparedness Day in partnership with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) on Wednesday, December 6. This free training event will be held from 1 pm to 2 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Chapel and is open to all on campus and in the community. Severe weather events including hurricanes, tropical storms, tornadoes, blizzards and floods occur continuously on Long Island. It is necessary for everyone to know how to prepare and respond to these events for increased safety. DHSES brings their expertise to the Stony…

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