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Stony Brook University Media Relations


Working with Media Relations

The Office of Media Relations is responsible for communicating information regarding Stony Brook University’s achievements, student awards and stories, faculty research, programs, economic development and campus events to the local, regional, national, and international news media. The staff also responds to daily media requests for information and faculty experts. The Media Relations staff also works closely with University Police to facilitate external communications in emergency situations.  See more

Media/Filming Inquiries
The Office of Media Relations at Stony Brook University works with external news media and production companies seeking to develop broadcast content for a multitude of purposes, including news segments, documentaries and television production. Please complete this form and a University representative will be in contact to discuss next steps.

Research Faculty
Ever wondered why the media picks up on certain research findings and ignores so many other (perhaps more scientifically important) ones? Or maybe why a colleague was highlighted in the campus magazine or company newsletter while you were overlooked? It usually has a lot to do with the personalities of and actions taken by the featured researchers themselves. See more

News by e-mail
News reporters can sign up to receive news releases from Stony Brook University Media Relations Office via e-mail. Click here to send an e-mail request, and you will be added to our media distribution list. By signing up for this service, you are agreeing to honor all embargo dates and times. You also will be asked to provide your media affiliation. See more

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About Stony Brook
From its beginnings a half-century ago, Stony Brook University has been characterized by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world. See more.

University Style Guide
With this Web site, the Office of University Communications aims to put tools in your hands — tools for the promotion of your events and accomplishments through media and merchandise. Whether you're sharing your news with the community or telling it to the world, you'll find ready access to Powerpoint templates, photos, brochures, electronic letterhead, and University logos, as well as guidance on getting your message across via publications, advertising, licensing, and Web communications. See more

Emergency Notification Information In order to respond effectively to emergency situations, Stony Brook University maintains an Emergency Management Plan and has created an Emergency Operations Center and an Emergency Management Team. The team is trained to evaluate and respond to major emergency situations using the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS ensures effective management of the people, organizations, and resources utilized in response to emergencies. See more



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