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Throughout the month of April, student groups and campus departments highlight the rich Asian heritage through programs, performances, and discussions. This year, Stony Brook’s Taiwanese Student Association (TSA) transformed the SAC Plaza into a traditional Taiwanese night market on Friday, April 13. TSA collaborated with the Weekend Life Council to hold the annual event outside for the first time ever, making the experience more realistic when compared to actual night markets in Taiwan. Night markets have a long cultural history with roots dating all the way back to the Tang dynasty in 836 AD. Although night markets are traditionally a…

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the Faculty Student Association (FSA) invited Food Network chef and cookbook author Aarti Sequeira to bring her unique cooking style and perspective on cuisine to Stony Brook University. This event is part of the campus Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Initiative, celebrating our community’s multiculturalism with an educational seminar and food tasting along with performances from SBU Bhangra and SBU Taandava student groups. “I have sort of a dual identity because I was born in India, but I grew up in the Middle East, so both of those things really influence the way that I…

An exciting variety of dance companies, music genres of all kinds, a cirque extravaganza, a theatrical creation featuring the Emerson String Quartet, and the 2019 Gala with opera star Renée Fleming are among the many performances coming to the Staller Center for the Arts in its 2018-2019 season. Tickets for the 2018-2019 season go on sale Saturday, May 5, with discounts offered for multiple show purchases and on tickets for children, students and seniors. Go to stallercenter.com for complete information or call (631) 632-ARTS. Season at a Glance An Evening with Pat Metheny  Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 8 pm Compania…

The College of Arts and Sciences Program in Writing and Rhetoric welcomes writer and television producer Derek Haas to Stony Brook University April 17-26, 2018, as part of the Visiting Artist Grant program. While on campus, Haas will mentor students, faculty and staff during class visits, writing workshops, screenings, readings and discussions. On Wednesday, April 18 at 4:00 pm, Humanities 1006, Haas will present a screening of one of his television shows, followed by a roundtable discussion between Haas and Wilbur Farley, Program in Writing and Rhetoric, and Brooke Belisle, Department of Art. On April 25, Haas will hold an…

As part of the University’s commitment to creating a strong and united campus community, Chief Diversity Officer Lee Bitsóí will be hosting two Town Hall Meetings on the Diversity Plan. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend one of the meetings to hear an update and discuss our progress on implementation of the plan. East Campus Town Hall Thursday, April 19 • 12 pm to 1 pm 
Health Sciences Center Lecture Hall 3 West Campus Town Hall Wednesday, April 25 • 1 pm to 2 pm
 Frey Hall, Room 100 Note: The West Campus Town Hall will be livestreamed at Stony Brook Southampton…

Unscattered Leaves: Digitization of Otto F. Ege Medieval Manuscripts April 19, 1 pm to  2 pm Special Collections Seminar Room E-2340, Melville Library Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts is a highly anticipated, scholarly digital humanities collection recently published by Stony Brook University Libraries. Special Collections owns portfolio “No. 19” of the 40 unique, one-of-a-kind sets created by Otto F. Ege titled “Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century.” Only 29 of the 40 original rare sets have been located worldwide. An educator and book seller, Otto F. Ege (1888-1951) was a controversial figure best known for separating, systematically removing, and tearing manuscript…

Nearly 700 guests gathered on Wednesday evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers to honor one of America’s most dedicated and energetic art and education benefactors, Dorothy Lichtenstein, at the annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala.  The philanthropist and wife of the late artist Roy Lichtenstein was recognized for her long-running support of a host of arts, cultural and science initiatives at the University, including the Stony Brook Southampton creative writing and film program, one that provides a vital incubator for students and established writers and filmmakers at campuses on Long Island’s East End and in Manhattan. Since its inception in 2000, the Stony Brook…

Earthstock, Stony Brook’s annual celebration of Earth Day, kicks off Monday, April 16,  featuring a winning combination of hallowed traditions and fresh programming. More than a week’s worth of educational and social events will culminate in the Earthstock Festival, to be held on the Academic Mall between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm on Friday, April 20. As always, a highlight of the festival is the Duck Race, to be held at 2:00 pm in “The Brook,” adjacent to the Administration building. Ducks can be purchased for $2 at the Student Activities Center, Room 222, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.…

Join Stony Brook this Wednesday, April 11, from 12 pm to 2 pm as Stony Brook will be hosting a Farmers’ Market event at the SAC Academic Mall. Fresh produce will be sold from a number of local vendors. In addition to fresh local produce the event will also feature multiple vendors including Five North Chocolate, Baked by Cupid and Michele’s Goji Berry Granola. In the event of rain the market will be relocated indoors at East Side Dining. The event will also feature a self-powered smoothie mixing bike. “Last spring, to infuse some excitement into the dining program, we…

Tick-borne illnesses are a growing problem on Long Island, and a new season is about to begin. To prepare for this and inform the public, Stony Brook Medicine experts are tackling the topic head on at an April 12 symposium. They will detail the status of the tick borne disease epidemic on Long Island, talk about the spread of the Lone Star tick and Ehrlichiosis, and address the problem with double Lyme/babesia infections. Speakers will include Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, President of Stony Brook University, as well as Stony Brook Medicine experts Jorge Benach, PhD; Luis Marcos, MD; Christy Beneri, DO;…

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