Apr 14, 2014 | No comments
Link to Earthstock 2014: April 21 to April 25
Stony Brook University celebrates Earth Day with Earthstock, the annual SUNY Award winning program that features student and faculty research, prominent guest lecturers, environmental organizations, displays, exhibitors and more. The main Earthstock Festival will be held Friday, April 25, from 10 am to 3 pm on the Academic Mall (Rain Location: Student Activities Center), but other [...]

Apr 10, 2014 | No comments
Five women students from the Department of Computer Science (CS) at Stony Brook University will travel across the country to participate in mentoring and learning opportunities thanks to several funding awards. The first group will travel to the 2014 CRA-Women Graduate Cohort Workshop, which takes place April 11-12 in Santa Clara, California. The workshop is [...]

Apr 10, 2014 | No comments
Link to Environmentalist and Author Kristen Iversen Discusses Nuclear Weapons April 29
The Sustainability Studies Program at Stony Brook University welcomes environmentalist and author Kristen Iversen, who will discuss “Life in the Shadows of America’s Secret Nuclear Bomb Factory” on Tuesday, April 29, at 4 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center, Lecture Hall 2. She will talk about the implications of nuclear weapons and her memoir [...]

Apr 10, 2014 | No comments
Link to Desi K. Robinson Discusses Environment, Race, Food and Lip Gloss April 24
Desi K. Robinson is a health and lifestyle journalist, arts educator, diva farmer and urban belle. She uses media as a platform to educate on overall wellness — from consumption of food to consumption of media images. Her media and wellness projects explore the intersections of art, culture, race, politics, health and the environment. Robinson [...]

Apr 9, 2014 | No comments
Link to Learn Arabic, Persian or Turkish in Six-Credit STARTALK Program
The Language Learning Research Center (LLRC) will host its first STARTALK program for high school juniors, seniors and college students. The summer program provides seven-week, six-credit intensive introductions to Arabic, Persian and Turkish. The courses are designed to teach novice-level learners through student-centered, creative, interpersonal, presentational and interpretive tasks that allow students to build speaking, [...]

Apr 9, 2014 | No comments
Link to SBU Junior Wins Award in Japan Center’s Essay Competition
Kyle Tulod, a Stony Brook University junior majoring in religious studies, won the Best Essay Award in the College Division of the Japan Center’s Ninth Annual Essay Competition, co-sponsored by Canon USA. He was presented with an award certificate, a $1,500 check and a Canon camera at the Award Ceremony held on April 6 at [...]

Apr 9, 2014 | 6 Comments
Link to The Affordable Care Act: Effects on College Students
Editor’s Note: This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled. The Stony Brook University Provost-Student Advisory Group presents a lecture entitled, “The Affordable Care Act: Effects on College Students.” Dr. John Hassett will deliver this talk on Monday, April 14, at 5 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Theater. John Hassett, MD, is [...]

Apr 8, 2014 | No comments
Link to Peking Man: International Research Conference and Symposium May 1-2
Led by paleoanthropologists Richard Leakey, from Stony Brook University’s Turkana Basin Institute, and Liu Wu, from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, leading scientists who study Peking Man and other Chinese hominids will meet and present new research that impacts our understanding of both human evolution in general [...]

Apr 7, 2014 | No comments
Link to Stony Brook Spring Football Game, April 26
Come see your Seawolves in action on Saturday, April 26, starting at 2 pm with the Red vs. White Scrimmage at LaValle Stadium. The Stony Brook University Football team will play an Offense vs. Defense scrimmage as they prepare for the 2014 season. Stop by the Fan Fest on the stadium concourse level at 1:30 [...]

Apr 7, 2014 | No comments
Link to Register Now for May 7 Chinese Cookbook Lecture and Food Tasting
“The Chinese in the United States: Their Early Cookbooks and Restaurants” Cookbooks are a treasured source of cultural information, history, social relationships and recipes. Acclaimed and award-winning food historian, scholar and registered dietitian Jacqueline Newman will discuss the very first Chinese sojourners to the United States and share fascinating tales of their early years on [...]