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Striking rock ‘n’ roll photography by the late SBU chemistry professor Dick Solo is on display through July 2 at the Village Center in Port Jefferson, LI. Solo, who was among SBU’s original faculty when the University opened at its current location in 1962, doubled as a serious chronicler of area events featuring big-name musical acts who performed on campus in the early 1980s. Preview the photos below: Dick Solo’s Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame by Stony Brook University on Exposure

Presented in conjunction with the Stony Brook Film Festival, “Faces & Places: Photographs from the Kellerman Family” features more than 60 color and black-and-white photographs by well-known documentary and fine art photographers. The exhibition opens Thursday, July 19, at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, located on the first floor of Staller Center, with a reception the following evening, Friday, July 20, from 5 pm to 7 pm. The gallery is open weekday afternoons from 12 pm to 4 pm and every evening of the Film Festival, which runs from July 19 through July 28 at Staller Center. The exhibition will open again on August 27 and run through September 27. Hours in…

The 2018 Incubator Showcase features more than 50 company exhibits and one-on-one networking with Stony Brook University’s scope of biotechnology, energy and information technology entrepreneurs. It will held on Wednesday, June 27, from 9 am to 12 pm at the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT). This is the third annual Incubator Showcase celebrating the entrepreneurial culture built at the University and the individual success of each company at every phase. Investors, government officials, attorneys, business services professionals, and the public are invited to take a glimpse at Stony Brook’s incubator companies and the technologies our entrepreneurs are bringing to…

The Stony Brook community is invited to celebrate LGBTQ* Pride Month at the university’s inaugural Pride Mixer on Thursday, June 21, 2018. The LGBTQ* community and its friends, allies and supporters will share conversations and great food at Barito, 201 Main Street, Port Jefferson, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This event is presented by the Office of the President, Office of the Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Community Relations, Office of Alumni Relations and the LGBTQ* Center. It is open to all students and employees. Please contact Lee Bitsoi at lee.bitsoi@stonybrook.edu for more information.

The Stony Brook Film Festival has always been about great storytelling. This year’s festival, which is in its 23rd year and running from July 19 to July 28, is no exception. “The Stony Brook Film Festival is about great films from the U.S. and around the world,” said Alan Inkles, founder and director of the Stony Brook Film Festival and director of the Staller Center for the Arts. “As in years past, we have all genres covered in the festival, from strong narratives and documentaries to comedies, thrillers and even science fiction.” Bookending the festival’s opening and closing nights are hard-hitting…

Science and Engineering for Social Good Building on more than 20 years of transformative reform initiatives in STEM learning that have impacted educators at more than 500 institutions, the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE), is joining Stony Brook University to host the SUNY-Industry Conference and Showcase June 3 through June 5 at the Charles B. Wang Center. The Conference is part of a broader effort to build partnerships advancing collaborative research, education, and professional development projects that will solidify SUNY’s leadership role in advancing science and engineering that supports social good at the local, statewide, national, and…

Join us on Saturday, September 22, for CommUniversity Day, a celebration of campus and community discovery. We’re looking for employees, faculty, staff and students to show off their best academic, cultural, research, health, sports and entertainment offerings through fun, interactive and engaging activities. Everyone — in any discipline or department — is welcome to participate and let the world know how awesome you are! If you are interested in offering an activity, please complete the Call for Participants form by May 31, 2018. Questions? Contact Joan Dickinson, Director, Community Relations, at Joan.Dickinson@stonybrook.edu

Rhonda Y. Williams, Professor of History, John L. Seigenthaler Chair in American History at Vanderbilt University, will discuss “The Things That Divide Us: Meditations” as part of the 2018 How Class Works Conference. Her talk will be held on Thursday, June 7, from 7 pm to 9 pm in the Students Activities Center, Ballroom B. There are so many “things” that divide us – that create tyrannical perimeters, borders, boundaries and walls; that order the way we look at each other and “other” others; that perpetuate hierarchies; and that all too often tragically legitimate and elaborate ignorance, misunderstanding, inequalities, violence,…

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.…

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…

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