Feb 26, 2015 | No comments
Link to URECA Researcher of the Month: Roy Khair
The URECA website regularly features students’ perspectives on research and/or creative activities. This month’s student is Shanawaj (Roy) Khair, a junior in the University Scholars program majoring in biology, and recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship and the American Museum of Natural History Science Scholarship. For the past two years Roy has been working with […]

Feb 25, 2015 | No comments
Link to “Girl Power in STEM: Make it Happen!” at Stony Brook March 7
Stony Brook University’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program and Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Brookhaven Women in Science will present the “Girl Power in STEM: Make it Happen!” symposium on Saturday, March 7, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center, Lecture Hall 2. The event will bring together Stony Brook […]

Feb 25, 2015 | No comments
Link to March 12 Leadership Symposium to Address Challenges in Higher Education
Challenges in Higher Education: High-Impact Practices and the Success of First-Generation and Low-Income Students Jennifer R. Keup, PhD, is director of the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina. Among the numerous roles of public higher education is to ensure access to opportunities with the […]

Feb 25, 2015 | No comments
Link to SBU’s Steve Marsh Part of This Year’s Drama Desk Awards
The 60th annual Drama Desk Awards will be held May 31 at Town Hall in New York City, and Steve Marsh, director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Theatre Arts at Stony Brook University, has been chosen as one of six members of this year’s nominating committee. The Drama Desk Awards, presented by TheaterMania.com, […]

Feb 24, 2015 | No comments
This week, Stony Brook’s  Dr. John Rizzo, Professor of Economics & Preventive Medicine, Division of Occupational, Environmental and Clinical Preventive Program in Public Health, joins Nexus Staff founder and president Finny Varghese on the Long Island Business Report (WLIW-TV), hosted by the Emmy-Award winning journalist, Jim Paymar. The two experts tackle a range of issues related to the […]

Feb 24, 2015 | No comments
Link to University Orchestra Family Concert March 3 at Staller Center
The University Orchestra will present its annual Family Concert on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 pm on Staller Center’s Main Stage. “Musical Excursions” is a one-hour interactive concert that is perfect for the entire family. The University Orchestra —made up of more than 70 undergraduate students — is conducted by Susan Deaver and features soloist Yasmine Kocan, 14-year-old cellist […]

Feb 24, 2015 | No comments
Link to FSA Offering Apple and PC Discounts
The Faculty Student Association is offering Apple and PC education discounts on select merchandise to all faculty, staff and students. You can receive an additional discount if you purchase a MacBook Pro recommended system by March 28, 2015. For more information, visit the following links on the FSA website: Apple Discounts PC Discounts

Feb 24, 2015 | No comments
Link to Carl Safina Endowed Research Chair Investiture Ceremony March 6
Conservation pioneer and MacArthur Fellow Carl Safina is the inaugural recipient of the Carl Safina Endowed Research Chair for Nature and Humanity in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University. Through his work, The Safina Center at SBU is creating a more knowledgeable constituency for conservation and translating scientific information into language […]

Feb 24, 2015 | No comments
Link to Study Abroad in Ecuador Offers Community-Based Art Program
The Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature is offering a new faculty-led study abroad program in Ecuador, organized in collaboration with La Poderosa Media Project, a non-profit organization that uses film as a tool to promote youth empowerment, community engagement and international exchange. In this program, most language learning is done outside of the classroom […]

Feb 23, 2015 | No comments
Link to Winter Renovation Brings Exciting New Changes to Jasmine
During intersession, student employees began training to become tea sommeliers, learning how to steep teas and prepare food for the new Jasmine Tea House in the Charles B. Wang Center. The Tea House offers a variety of traditional loose leaf teas along with tea lattes, bubble teas and iced tea infusions. Beverages can be handcrafted […]

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