Jul 28, 2014 | No comments
Link to Winners of 19th Annual SB Film Festival Announced at Closing Ceremony
U.S. premieres of foreign films took the top awards at the 19th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival, which ended Saturday, July 26, with a reception hosted by film critic John Anderson. Stony Brook’s 10-day festival screened films each evening at Staller Center. Opening night was sold out, with more than 900 in the audience for […]

Jul 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Link to A Tale of Two Writers, Stony Brook Style
They are both wordsmiths, but that is where the similarity ends. Carrie Miller ’12, embodies the future of journalism, having already shown proficiency in news and feature writing, blogging, as well as tackling photography and video assignments for newspapers and television. Steven Licardi ’13, on the other hand, is a published poet whose readings find […]

Jul 22, 2014 | No comments
Link to Updated Curriculum Aimed at Preparing the 21st Century Student
Today’s college students face challenges their parents never encountered — rapidly changing technology, globalization, and living in a world that’s socially, politically and economically interdependent. Students need more than a high GPA to guarantee a career — they must be equipped with translational skills, have real-world experience and possess varied knowledge to excel wherever their […]

Jul 22, 2014 | No comments
Link to Lauren Wolkstein talks to “Filmmaker” Magazine about Southampton’s 20/20/20 Program
Award-winning filmmaker Lauren Wolkstein, a mentor for Stony Brook Southampton’s 20/20/20 Intensive in Digital Filmmaking, discusses the intensive program in Filmmaker magazine. Legendary indie film producer Christine Vachon from Killer Films directs the graduate-level 20/20/20 program at Southampton, providing hands-on instruction along with award-winning producer Pamela Koffler, who co-founded Killer Films with Vachon. The program […]

Jul 21, 2014 | No comments
Link to Ralph Macchio Attends SB Film Festival Sold-out Opening Night
Karina Smirnoff from “Dancing with the Stars” and Ben Hyland from Marley and Me, along with Ralph Macchio, writer, director and producer of the 25-minute short, Across Grace Alley, took the stage at Staller Center for a lively Q&A after the Opening Night screening at Stony Brook University on July 17. The film was warmly […]

Jul 18, 2014 | No comments
Link to Stony Brook’s Freedom School Welcomes President Stanley
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, paid a visit to the Tabler Center for Arts, Culture and Humanities on July 17, where Freedom School is back in session. The six-week summer literacy and enrichment program, now in its second year at the University, is designed to boost motivation to read, generate positive […]

Jul 17, 2014 | No comments
Show your Seawolves pride by wearing official Stony Brook football apparel, available for a limited time from Lids Team Sports. From T-shirts to sweatshirts to fleeces and hats, Lids Team Sports has the perfect outfit for the die-hard Stony Brook football fan. This apparel is only available until Sunday, August 3, so be sure to Get […]

Jul 15, 2014 | No comments
Link to Summer Concert Series at Simons Center July 24 to August 12
The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is presenting a Summer Concert Series featuring local jazz and classical musicians. All concerts will be held in the Simons Center Auditorium (Room 103), with a wine and cheese reception at 5:30 pm and the concert following at 6:30 pm. All are welcome to these free performances. Thursday, […]

Jul 15, 2014 | No comments
Link to Gobler Lab’s Summer Water Quality Index Reported on News 12
Long Island depends on its coastal waters economically, with multi-billion dollar tourism and fishery industries, and culturally — the surrounding waters creating its very identity. Keeping these waters clean and healthy is crucial, yet a comprehensive temporal assessment of Long Island’s marine habitats has been on the decline, until this summer. Christopher J. Gobler, a […]

Jul 14, 2014 | No comments
Link to TLT Faculty Center Supports Summer Institute on Undergraduate STEM Education
The Teaching, Learning & Technology (TLT) Faculty Center helped support Stony Brook University’s first in-house Summer Institute for Undergraduate STEM Education July 7 through July 10, in the Center for Global Studies and Human Development. Nearly 25 faculty participated, including 20 from Stony Brook and five others from Suffolk County Community College and SUNY Old […]


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