Apr 24, 2014 | No comments
Link to Sell-out Crowd Packs LaValle Stadium for #Brookfest 2014
LaValle Stadium was the place to be Wednesday night for thousands of screaming fans at #Brookfest 2014, featuring rapper, actor and comedian Childish Gambino and cutting-edge DJ Diplo. “USG is very happy and proud to have put on the 2014 Brookfest Show featuring Childish Gambino and Diplo,” said Mario Ferone, USG Vice President for Communications, [...]

Apr 22, 2014 | No comments
Link to “The Turn of the Screw” at Staller Center April 26 and 27
Stony Brook Opera presents Benjamin Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw” on Saturday, April 26, at 8 pm
and Sunday, April 27, at 3 pm on the Main Stage at Staller Center. Henry James’ classic Victorian ghost story is brought to life in an original production with sets, lighting and digital projections by Peter Dean Beck [...]

Apr 22, 2014 | No comments
Link to Help Camp Kesem Stony Brook in its #searchfor50 Campers
Camp Kesem Stony Brook (CKSB) is a college-student-run, free summer camp for kids ages 6 to 16 that have been affected by a parent or guardian’s cancer diagnosis. Last year Camp Kesem SB won a $10,000 Livestrong grant to start the program. Now CKSB is looking for campers to attend its weeklong sleep-away camp, which [...]

Apr 22, 2014 | No comments
Link to University Orchestra Concert May 6 at Staller Center
The University Orchestra, conducted by Susan Deaver, will present a spring concert on Tuesday, May 6, on Staller Center’s Main Stage at 8 pm. The orchestra will perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Alfven’s Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 and Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto. The featured soloist is violinist Dylan Ebrahimian, winner of the 2014 Stony Brook University Undergraduate Concerto Competition. [...]

Apr 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
In a recent Huffington Post article, “Federal Investment in Research Still Essential,” Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, discussed why our government’s investment in basic research is vital for the United States to remain a global leader in innovation. “Our federal government’s investment in basic research has formed the backbone of some of the [...]

Apr 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Link to SBU Scientist Blogs from Bahamian Shark Expedition
Demian Chapman, an assistant professor in Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, and SBU graduate student Mark Bond are leading a scientific research expedition in the Bahamian Shark Sanctuary. The team is conducting groundbreaking research on the movements and behavior patterns of some of the most endangered and threatened shark species in [...]

Apr 21, 2014 | No comments
Link to Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery to Feature Work by Graduating Senior Art Students
Stony Brook University presents its annual exhibition of works by senior art majors and minors. This year’s show will be on view at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery (formerly the University Art Gallery) in the Staller Center from Saturday, May 3, through Friday, May 23. A reception for the artists will be held on May [...]

Apr 21, 2014 | No comments
Link to URECA’s Annual Research Celebration is April 30
The annual campus-wide URECA research symposium celebrating undergraduate research will be held on Wednesday, April 30, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Student Activities Center, Ballroom A. The event is co-sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Center for Science and Mathematics Education at Stony Brook University. As the only university-wide research symposium, this event [...]

Apr 21, 2014 | No comments
Link to Spring Cleanup in the Community
On a bright Saturday morning recently, nearly 30 Stony Brook University students donated their time to help beautify the area near the Long Island Rail Road station. Organized by Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn and the Civic Association of the Setaukets and Stony Brook, the “Greening of 25A” is a time for sprucing up the [...]

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 [...]