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A teach-in on immigration issues will be held on Tuesday, March 21 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm in the Wang Center Room 201. “Immigration, Labor, and Deportation: A Teach-In on Changing Policies and Their Impacts,” presented by the College of Arts and Sciences Steering Committee for the Study of Inequality and Social Justice, will focus on changing immigration policy and enforcement practices under the new administration, changes within Congress and to the Supreme Court. Featuring faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences, students, and representatives of local community organizations, discussions will consider possible political, social, and economic implications for Stony Brook University students, faculty, staff, and…

Revolutionizing the quality, quantity and speed of digital research, Stony Brook University became the first higher education institution in New York State to offer a 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) connection to the Internet2 Research Network on March 10, 2017. “This connection supports Stony Brook’s regional leadership position in high-performance computing, while advancing our goal as a top public research university to educate and train future generations of scientists,” said President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. “I’m looking forward to the many new possibilities this connection will offer for interdisciplinary collaboration, an essential element behind the expansion of our expertise and our success…

Honoring his tireless commitment to expanding the horizons of medical research, Stony Brook University will host the 47th Vice President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden Jr., at its annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala on Wednesday, April 19. “Vice President Biden’s determination to accelerate advances in cancer research is a beacon of hope to tens of millions across the country who are suffering from the disease,” said Richard L. Gelfond, Chair of the Board of Trustees, CEO of IMAX Corporation and Gala Co-Chair. “We look forward to recognizing his leadership as we celebrate our remarkable students and Stony Brook Cancer Center at…

Stars of Stony Brook Gala April 19, 2017 Pier Sixty, NYC Since its inception in 2000, the  Stony Brook Foundation Stars of Stony Brook Gala has generated more than $42 million for Stony Brook University academic programs of excellence and scholarships for the most talented students. This year we are honoring former Vice President Joe Biden for his leadership in America’s “Cancer Moonshot” and its mission to accelerate research and collaborations that will ultimately eradicate the disease that affects over 8 million lives every year. We are fortunate that he will join us at this year’s Gala, where we will showcase the Stony Brook Cancer Center, its enterprising…

Extending Stony Brook University’s commitment to global gender equality, an SBU delegation shared experience and vision with leaders in the education field at SXSWedu, the prestigious annual conference devoted to fostering innovation and learning. In a March 8 presentation anchored by President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., Stony Brook students and administrators discussed “A Gender Lens: Evolving Equality in Education.” The case study highlighted our equality and diversity initiatives, shared the lessons we’ve learned and opened the floor to a discussion about gender and human rights at all levels of education. “I was excited to have this ​unique ​opportunity to share…

Stony Brook Medicine has opened a new, multispecialty center in Commack called “Advanced Specialty Care,” offering the residents of Long Island more choices and flexibility when looking for the highest quality medical care. “The Stony Brook Medicine footprint continues to expand in response to growing healthcare needs of the Long Island community,” said Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD. “The Advanced Specialty Care facility is a unique ambulatory setting that can accommodate a myriad of patients and families with care close to home in a beautiful new state-of-the-art facility and highest quality of expertise — the epitome…

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…

Honoring diversity and emphasizing technology and comfort, Stony Brook’s newest state-of-the-art student facilities were officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 22, 2017. Chávez and Tubman Residence Halls and the East Side Dining facility are fully equipped to provide a modern and convenient student life experience, as well as a safe and inclusive environment. “Stony Brook strives to create an environment that welcomes all,” said Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. “This new complex was designed not simply to house and feed students, but to give them a space where they can engage as part of the…

How Stony Brook Pays Off its Promise to Transform Lives Finding ways to enable upward income mobility, one of the defining issues of our time, is a pinnacle of achievement for many institutions of higher learning. Removing the obstacles to a quality education isn’t just a moral mandate for colleges and universities — it’s become a necessity. A Stony Brook University education provides a proven path toward upward income mobility for students from low-income households, according to a new study led by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Entitled Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility,…

Suffolk County businesses are invited to a presentation explaining how they can connect with Stony Brook University and enhance their bottom line. “How to Tap University Resources” will take place Thursday, March 9, 2017 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Stony Brook University Incubator at Calverton, located on 4603 Middle Country Road in Calverton. The event is presented by the Stony Brook University Incubator, Stony Brook University and the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce. Businesses will learn how to bid on business with the University, hire students for internships, recruit SBU students and alumni for full-time jobs or consulting work,…

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