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The Center for Multilingual and Intercultural Communication (MIC) is one of the newest centers on campus, now in its second year of operation. Founded by Agnes He, professor of Applied Linguistics and Asian and Asian-American Studies, the Center was conceptualized to create much-needed synergy among the many faculty across campus whose work contributes to various dimensions of multilingual and intercultural communication. MIC is an interdisciplinary research center where applied linguists, linguists, psychologists, communication scholars, education specialists and scholars of allied disciplines explore multilingual repertoires as rich resources in the context of global mobility and technological advancement. It is a place where…

The Staller Center’s Friday Night Film Series brings great movies to Stony Brook at an even better price. All films are shown on the Main Stage, which has the largest movie screen in Suffolk County. Passes for all 10 films for the fall are available in person at the Staller Center Box Office for a discounted price. Individual tickets are $9 for adults; $7 for seniors/children. For more information visit stallercenter.com. Friday, September 25 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, 7 pm About Elly, 9 pm (in Persian and German with subtitles) Friday, October 2 Jenny’s Wedding, 7 pm…

The annual Stony Brook Cares/SEFA United Way Campaign helps local, national and international organizations in their mission to deliver vital services in our communities. Stony Brook Cares provides a unique opportunity for faculty and staff to support local affiliated charities and human services agencies that in turn help the elderly, provide childcare, assist the disabled, provide support to families in need and help the many veterans who live in our communities. Giving to Stony Brook Cares is simple, and contributions can be directed to specific agencies including seven that go directly toward funds that are exclusive to the University: Stony Brook…

Get ready for another Fall Festival at Stony Brook, with WUSB 90.1 FM streaming live and DJ Sultan of Good Vibes MCing, plus live performances from Stony Brook staff and student groups. Take advantage of free giveaways, shop the Bookstore’s sidewalk sale, enjoy treats from Campus Dining and more. The Bookstore Liaison’s Office, in collaboration with the University Bookstore, will present the second annual Fall Community Festival on Wednesday, October 7, from 12 pm to 2:30 pm outside of the Melville Library. More details to come.

The University Café, located in the Stony Brook Union, is available for a variety of programs, including the Sunday Acoustic Series, late evening entertainment programs and campus department gatherings. Schedules for these events are announced on the University Café website. Events that require tickets can be purchased online or at the door (based on availability). Please note that you must be 21 or older to purchase tickets and attend Sunday Concert Series events. The Sunday Street Acoustic Series, co-sponsored by WUSB-FM and produced by Professor Charlie Backfish, presents nationally and internationally touring artists who perform in the Café’s listening room setting.…

The Charles B. Wang Center is dedicated to presenting the public with a multifaceted, intellectually sound and humane understanding of Asian and Asian American cultures, and their relationship to other cultures. The Wang Center serves as a conference facility and venue for cultural events, offering lectures, workshops, film, gallery shows, festivals and more. The Center offers dozens of events and exhibits each semester. Please visit its website for the upcoming fall schedule or to sign up for the mailing list at stonybrook.edu/wang. “Our programs offer visitors the opportunity to traverse great distances and leap across time as they experience places…

During the fall semester, Happenings will feature a series of nine, three-minute musical performances by students in the Department of Music at Stony Brook University. The “Sounds from Studio A” series was filmed, created and edited on campus in Studio A at the Video Studio. “We developed the series and contacted Michael Hershkowitz in the Music Department to have him coordinate the musicians,” said Bill Cusick, Senior Video Producer/Director for Stony Brook University’s Video Production Group. “Our goal is to give the students and a few employees some more exposure, and we hope to continue the series with additional recordings in…

The Center for Corporate Education and Training (CET) at Stony Brook University has partnered with Suffolk County to implement a new and innovative training program for employees. In order to identify issues and create the new program, CET launched focus groups with four teams made up of department heads and managers to develop the new curriculum. The program began in July and will run through March 2016. So far CET staff members have trained 75 county senior executives including commissioners, and they are now training 250 project leaders and later 75 facilitators. Training will eventually be rolled out to more than…

Throughout the campuses of Stony Brook University, art is everywhere. Paintings, sculptures, photographs and multimedia installations are featured in the University’s many galleries. The community is always welcome. Art Among Science The gallery in the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is open to the public Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. It features installations from artists around the world. For more information on the next gallery show or to be added to the Center’s mailing list visit www.scgp.stonybrook.edu. This September, The Simons Center Gallery will present a solo exhibition of work by Manfred Mohr, an internationally acclaimed pioneer…

Through the Endowed Richard A. Bishop Fund, 20 incoming freshmen and two continuing students received laptops on August 21 at a ceremony in the Administration Building Welcome Center. The fund was established in memory of Mr. Bishop, a resident of the area and local businessman who used to manage the Computer Corner for Stony Brook’s Faculty Student Association (FSA) before the venue closed in 2003. In the spirit of Dick Bishop — who was always extremely generous to his customers — the endowment is intended to help students who might not otherwise have the resources to purchase a computer for college.…

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