The Ward Melville Heritage Foundation offers programs that enable students learn
history where history really happened. To "visit" and study a temperate salt marsh
at West Meadow Greek in Stony Brook via distance learning. Students are guided by
a naturalist broadcasting from the Marine Conservation Center. These are just a couple
of the many programs offered. For more information:
This program, provides students with laboratory-oriented research opportunities in
preparation for national science competitions. It also keeps high school science teachers
apprised of current research frontiers in polymer science.This year they have gone
virtual. For more information:
This three-year BOCES program is aimed at high-achieving girls from local high schools
in grades 10-12. Students participate in diverse research experiences at at Stony
Brook and at Brookhaven National Laboratory and receive training in computing and
research presentations. The program runs during the fall and spring semesters.
STEP and C-STEP Anatomy The Department of Anatomical Sciences hosts a Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony
Brook University sponsored STEP (Science and Technology Entry Program) and C-STEP
(College Science and Technology Entry Program) summer course in anatomy. These programs
offer under-represented minorities exposure to the outstanding scientific training
at Stony Brook University.
This program enables students to engage in research in science, math, or engineering
under supervision of faculty and to participate in other enrichment activities. Candidates
must be nominated by their schools; participants are selected through a competitive
process. The program is open to approximately 20 students who are 16 years old by
the start of the program and runs throughout the summer. Residential status is optional
and a stipend is provided to participants.
A cohort of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade young women will be introduced to practical aspects
of computing, physics and engineering during a two week summer camp at the University.
The age group is chosen because continued achievement and a foundation of eventual
success in the sciences starts early in a student's education.
Located in the heart of the academic mall, the SAC features an acoustically superior
auditorium that seats 550 people and also has nine meeting rooms that can accommodate
between 20 to 84 people. Also available: multi-purpose rooms for dances, receptions,
award ceremonies, presentations, small concerts, and conferences. Catering is available.
The Center’s goal is to promote a better understanding of India via academic courses
and programs that include a minor in South Asian Studies. The Center offers research
activities and social and cultural events open to the public; provides outreach to
schools, libraries, and museums; and features public lectures concerts, book discussions,
and other special events. Located in Room E-5350 of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial
Cross the cultural bridge between the University and the Long Island community. The
Center sponsors many events that focus on Italian culture and the Italian-American
experience, including conferences, lectures, concerts, film screenings, Italian language
classes (non-credit), and special exhibitions. The Center also publishes
Forum Italicium, a scholarly journal in Italian Studies and books on Italian culture and contributions
by Italian-Americans. Located in Room E-4340 of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library
The Institute stimulates new modes of interdisciplinary research within the humanities
and social sciences; builds bridges between the human sciences and the medical, technical
and natural sciences; and reaches out to the community through public lectures and
a film series. The Institute sponsors visiting Resident Fellows and two-day Distinguished
Visiting Fellows to present their new research and interact with Stony Brook and other
local faculty and students. It also organizes symposia and conferences, works with
community groups, and designs interdisciplinary graduate and faculty courses, working
closer with other units such as Africana Studies, the Center for Science Studies,
the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center, the School of Medicine, and Women’s
Studies. Located in Room 1013 of the Humanities Building.
The place for cultural and academic events related to Latin American, Caribbean, and
Latino themes and issues. The Center sponsors a speaker series, art exhibits, and
a film series. An undergraduate minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies is also
offered. Located in Room N-335 of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building.
The University typically offers more than 500 courses each summer from online classes
to traditionally-taught courses on-campus at Stony Brook and Southampton. There are
also opportunities to study abroad and earn credit through independent study or academic
internships. Whether you're looking to get ahead in your studies, ge caught up, or
learn outside of the classroom, our summer sessions can help you stay on track for
graduation and prepare for life passages yet to come.