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Stony Brook’s video series “5 Questions With …” has released four new video interviews highlighting the importance of the arts and humanities in higher education. This month’s luminaries include distinguished poet Billy Collins, Native American performer Ty Defoe, award-winning actor Julian Sands and acclaimed novelist Meg Wolitzer. they are featured in thoughtful, compelling interviews, available on a browsable website as well as a YouTube playlist. The ongoing series, part of the “In The Know” offerings created by SBU’s Office of Marketing and Communications,  spotlights the university’s role in global thought leadership. Interview subjects are affiliated with or have visited the campus for student…

To mark Women’s History Month, Stony Brook’s video series “5 Questions With …” is releasing five new video interviews highlighting the importance of gender equality in higher education. This month’s luminaries include Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, and award-winning novelist Cristina Henriquez. Together with Margaret Jay, Sulma Arzu Brown and Lindsey Hilsum, they are featured in thoughtful, compelling interviews, available on a browsable website as well as a Youtube playlist. The ongoing series, part of the “In The Know” offerings created by SBU’s Office of Marketing and Communications,  spotlights the university’s role…

To mark Black History Month, Stony Brook’s video series “5 Questions With …” is releasing two new video interviews highlighting the importance of African-American Studies in higher education. Scholars John H. Bracey, Jr and James E. Smethurst are the two latest luminaries giving thoughtful, compelling interviews, featured on a browsable website as well as a Youtube playlist. The ongoing series, part of the “In The Know” offerings created by SBU’s Office of Marketing and Communications,  spotlights the university’s role in global thought leadership. Interview subjects are affiliated with or have visited the campus for student and community enrichment events and…

To mark National Mentoring Month, Stony Brook’s video series “5 Questions With …” is releasing four new video interviews highlighting the importance of mentoring in higher education and career success. Paleoanthropologist Meave Leakey, conservationist Carl Safina, social psychologist Amy Cuddy, and author Roger Rosenblatt are the four latest luminaries giving thoughtful, compelling interviews, featured on a browsable website as well as a Youtube playlist. The ongoing series, part of the “In The Know” offerings created by SBU’s Office of Marketing and Communications,  spotlights the university’s role in global thought leadership. Interview subjects are affiliated with or have visited the campus…

The phrase “it looks so good you can almost taste it” turns out to be the real deal, based on the findings of a new study by Stony Brook University researchers. A team led by Alfredo Fontanini, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, explored how the brain processes stimuli predicting taste. They discovered that the gustatory cortex, the part of the brain that mediates the conscious perception of taste, relies on all the senses to anticipate taste. The overall results, published early online in eLife, change the way neuroscientists think about the role of the…

Seawolves football hosted all incoming international students in the first ever “Football 101” clinic on August 25, 2016. The players and coaches met with 125 new Seawolves to explain the ins and outs of American football, followed by a football skills clinic on the field at LaValle Stadium. Result? 125 brand new fans.

A genuinely unique Stony Brook tradition dating from 1989, the Roth Pond Regatta takes place on the last Friday of April. Teams representing clubs, organizations and administrative offices race across Roth Pond in makeshift craft constructed only of cardboard, duct tape and paint. This year’s theme, in keeping with the University’s new  branding initiative, was “Under the Sea and Far Beyond.” The Roth Yachting Club names an admiral, a vice admiral, and an honorary commodore to preside over the event. Students, faculty and staff compete and trophies are awarded to the winners. Nobody stays dry. See more video from Roth…

Stony Brook University junior Christine Publik joined New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo on January 17 as he presented the fourth part of his “2015 Opportunity Agenda” – a legislative proposal to protect the safety and rights of all of New York’s college and university students. The proposal would codify a sexual assault prevention and response policy previously adopted by the State University of New York, applying the provisions to all colleges and universities – public and private – in New York State. Speaking in support of the proposal at New York University in Manhattan, Publik, an advocate for victims of…

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