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On July 12, 2018, Stony Brook University is joining The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) in presenting the Spellman High Voltage Electronic Clean Tech Competition. The event, open to the public, will take place in the Wang Center. As a highly rated “green” college, Stony Brook University is proud to host this international competition for a second year in a row. The campus invites everyone to join the event and meet these innovative students and see their projects. The world-wide, pre-college youth competition encourages participants to address real-world issues with a scientific understanding through research and design methods.…

Stony Brook University honored the largest graduating class in its history, granting degrees to 7,350 of the world’s brightest minds in a May 18 Commencement ceremony at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The Class of 2018 joins the ranks of more than 185,000 Seawolves worldwide, united by a vision of a bold new future. Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. affirmed his confidence in the graduates and the value of their education in his address to the Class of 2018. “The data shows that employers and graduate schools recognize the value of your degree, and that helps explain why…

Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine’s annual day of research — the Leo and Mickey Sreebny Lectureship and School of Dental Medicine Research Symposium — highlights research advancements in the field of oral health completed by members of the School of Dental Medicine (SDM) community. This year’s Research Symposium was held on May 2 at the Charles B. Wang Center and featured Yusuf Hannun, Director, Stony Brook Cancer Center, as Keynote Distinguished Lecturer. Introduced by the day’s Honorary Chair, Ira B. Lamster, Director, Global Oral Health Programs, Dr. Hannun presented on the goals, status and aspirations of the Stony Brook…

You’ve made it! After studying so hard, cramming for tests and finishing all those assignments, the day is finally here! Your loved ones will be joining you, proud and happy to see you accomplish this important milestone and will be taking many pictures that day, so you need to look your best. Here are some tips to help you look sharp and be comfortable on Commencement Day: Wear comfy shoes. It is probably not a good idea to wear brand new shoes. You will be walking and standing a lot, so wear shoes that look good, but that also feel…

On Saturday, September 22, Stony Brook is again inviting the local community, friends, families and neighbors to experience CommUniversity Day. This afternoon of fun exploration, good food, hands-on activities, entertainment and academic activities highlights the very best the University has to offer. And we want you to join us by showing off what makes your department or area awesome! The CommUniversity team is looking for employees, faculty, staff and students to share their best academic, cultural, research, health, sports and entertainment offerings through fun, interactive activities or short hot-topic lectures. Everyone across the University — in any discipline — is welcome…

The Food Lab at Stony Brook Southampton will host its fourth annual Fall Conference on September 14 and 15, 2018, featuring keynote speakers Pati Jinish and Lidia Bastianich. The theme of the conference is “One Long Table: Eat Global…Cook Local,” and is described as both the metaphor and the vehicle to bring people, along with their shared interest and passion for food, together. The conference “is an exploration of the rich culinary diversity we share,” according to the event website. “It is a celebration of our people, our traditions in food making and cooking, our knowhow in brewing, distilling and…

The 2018 Diversity Day and Strawberry Festival once again brought together people from different backgrounds for a day of celebration and togetherness. Held on a sunny afternoon on Wednesday, May 2, the festivities included music and dance performances, creative arts, and other events featuring student organizations and individual students at the Diversity Day Cultural Showcase. At the Strawberry Festival, a delicious array of strawberry-inspired treats — from fresh strawberries to decadent desserts — were enjoyed by students, faculty and staff. View images from the Strawberry Festival, taken by photographer John Griffin, below.

Stony Brook University will launch a record 7,350 students into a future far beyond the ordinary as the University’s 58th annual commencement ceremony takes place Friday, May 18, beginning at 11:00 am in Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. Poet laureate Tracy K. Smith  will receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters, recognizing the tremendous impact she has had on the world as a poet and as an educator. Degrees to be awarded to Stony Brook graduates include 4,530 bachelor’s, 2,010 master’s, 620 doctoral and professional, and 265 certificates. Graduates range in age from 18 to 77 years and represent 42…

The Office of Veteran Affairs hosted the Murph Challenge at the Stony Brook Walter J. Hawrys Recreation Center on Saturday, April 21. The intensive training regiment consisted of a 1 mile run followed by 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 squats and a second mile run, all while wearing a 20 pound vest or body armor. The challenge is named for Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy, a Navy SEAL who selflessly gave his own life in combat to save the lives of his team. He was the officer-in-charge of a four-man SEAL element tasked with finding a key anti-coalition militia commander near…

Take a walk on campus at Stony Brook and you’ll have plenty to look at, especially in warmer months. Flowers, trees and ornamental landscaping elements are strategically placed to catch your eye. It takes hard work to keep all 1,039 acres of campus looking beautiful, but Stony Brook is committed to making choices that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but sustainable, cost effective and safe for the environment. “Sustainable landscaping is important to us on many levels, not the least of which is our responsibility to make a contribution to the larger context of the need for sustainability,” said Dallas…

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