5/1/2017 Stony Brook Children's Hospital Surgeons and Parents Discuss 1st Known Case-of-its-Kind of Triplets All Born With Rare Skull Condition; Babies Make 1st Public Appearance With Special HelmetsMEDIA ADVISORY FOR Monday, May 1 at 11am, Media Contact: Sarah Bremen, Office: 631-444-7880 On site: 631-572-0569: Six-month-old triplets, two identical and one fraternal, all born with a rare skull condition known as craniosynostosis, will make their first public appearance with their parents as well as the doctors at Stony Brook Children's Hospital who performed what is believed to be the first-ever reported surgery on triplets with craniosynostosis.
4/20/2017 Star-Studded Astronomy Extravaganza at Stony Brook University on April 28The Seventh Annual AstroFest is a yearly celebration hosted by the Stony Brook University Astronomy Club. This special educational event is geared toward families, students and amateur astronomers and will feature interactive astronomy and physics demonstrations, guided tours of the campus-scale model of the solar system, and the opportunity to observe celestial bodies not visible to the naked eye using the University's state-of-the-art telescopes; including a high power 14" roof top telescope and solar telescopes. Visitors will be able to view the planet Jupiter and its four largest moons, the Great Cluster in Hercules, globular cluster M13 and Earth's moon and Sun in great detail. In addition, there will be games, free raffles, prizes and refreshments. AstroFest is one of the largest astronomy events on Long Island and has had annually attendance in the hundreds since 2011.
4/19/2017 Trauma Center Trains Long Island Airport Personnel in National Effort to "Stop the Bleed"This Friday, Stony Brook University Trauma Center has partnered with the Long Island MacArthur Airport Law Enforcement Division to train a variety of airport employees, including Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in preparedness for mass casualty incidents, specifically from an active shooter or explosive events.
4/18/2017 Field Day with UPD at SBUStony Brook University's Police Department, the Undergraduate Student Government, Kappa Sigma and Phi Chi Epsilon fraternities are hosting a Field Day on the Campus Recreation Fields on Wednesday, April 19. The event will feature flag football, softball and kickball games, Frisbee, a Tug-of-War, music, and a free barbecue. The first 200 guests will also get a free baseball tee shirt.
4/17/2017 Stony Brook Cuts Ribbon on "Advanced Specialty Care" Center in CommackStony Brook Medicine will commemorate the opening of the new, multispecialty center in Commack called "Advanced Specialty Care" with a grand opening event and ribbon cutting. Advanced Specialty Care offers the residents of Long Island more choices and flexibility when looking for the highest quality medical care. The center, occupying more than 120,000 square feet, offers 30 medical specialties designed to meet the majority of people's medical needs including Primary Care/Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Urology, Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Radiology/Imaging.
4/14/2017 Print and Play: Pediatric Patients Get Creative with Stony Brook Students' 3D Printing TechnologyStony Brook University senior Naveen Mallangada has his hands filled with his studies and researching pancreatic cancer in the Division of Cancer Prevention, but when he had an idea about a year ago to bring 3D printed toys to the kids at Stony Brook University Children’s Hospital – he worked to make it a reality.
4/12/2017 Four Researchers, One Discovery Prize...The Gloves Come off at 12:30This competition event reveals the winner of the Stony Brook University Discovery Prize, a $200,000 grant awarded to a Stony Brook University early career basic researcher whose novel work embraces innovation and has the potential to transform a scientific idea. The prize will be awarded following presentations before a panel of judges. The four finalists will present their novel research, which include: the dynamics of molecules and lasers in the development of high technology; how genes control the biological processes of drug resistance; how and why electrons, which are implicated in many scientific applications, move from point A to point B; and analyzing the oldest light in the universe to determine what happened a fraction of a second right after the Big Bang
3/16/2017 A Residency Match Day Like No OtherStony Brook University fourth year medical students find out for the first time where they will match to physician residency programs, launching their medical careers. Match Day is a nationwide event and high point of their medical school career.
3/6/2017 At SxSWedu Session, Public University in NY Makes the Case: Looking Through the Gender Lens to Foster Equality in EducationLooking through the gender lens, this SxSWedu case study will examine a pivotal topic in education today: equality, inclusion and diversity. As one of 10 University Champions worldwide and one of two US universities that are part of the UN Women's HeForShe movement, Stony Brook University has taken bold steps to ensure gender equality on its campus with initiatives including HeForShe, a mandatory First-Year Seminar 101 Course to learn about gender awareness and equality and the installation of all-gender restrooms -- the first in the public SUNY system to do so. The University looks to inspire and support a gender-equal society and establish how to effectively communicate about gender overall.
3/6/2017 Stony Brook and Suffolk Launch Long Island's First Joint Admissions Nursing ProgramThe Stony Brook University School of Nursing and Suffolk County Community College will sign a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Stony Brook University Charles B. Wang Chapel to launch the Suffolk-Stony Brook Nursing First Program, Long Island's first joint admissions nursing program.
2/20/2017 Dedication Ceremony for New Campus Residences and Dining Facility Named for Renowned Civil Rights Leaders Harriet Tubman and Cesar ChavezA formal dedication of two new campus residences on the Stony Brook University campus. Named for two renowned civil rights leaders, Harriet Tubman and Cesar Chavez, to honor their legacy, the new facilities add 759 new beds, as well as a 60,000 square-foot-state-of-the-art East Side dining facility. The new facilities add 759 new beds bringing the total campus housing inventory above 10,300 beds.
2/13/2017 Spreading the Love: QuackerJack and the Long Island Ducks Team to Visit Stony Brook Children's Hospital for Valentine's DayThe Long Island Ducks will be conducting their annual Valentine's Day hospital visit.
2/6/2017 Student Media Avail with President StanleyStony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD will meet with Stony Brook University student reporters and respond to questions.
12/20/2016 1,605 Degrees to be Conferred at December Commencement CeremonyThe 19th Annual Winter Commencement ceremony at Stony Brook University will recognize graduating undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.
12/19/2016 Stony Brook Children's Hospital Gets Special Holiday VisitsDuring the Holiday week, Stony Brook Children's Hospital gets visits from Stony Brook University athletes, the New York Islanders, wrestling great Mick Foley, the Long Island Ducks, and
12/13/2016 Long Island Santas Ditch Sleds, Use Motorcycles to Deliver Toys to Kids at Stony Brook Children's HospitalCome Dasher, Come Donner, Come Harley? That's right, roaring down Nicolls Road on Sunday, December 18th, hundreds of Long Island motorcycle riders and fire engines, will deliver hundreds of toys and gift cards that were gathered during Full Throttle Magazine's Winter Wonderland event. These toys and goodies will be presented to patients at Stony Brook Children's Hospital, many who will be spending the holiday season in the hospital, during the publication's 7th annual Toy Run.
11/30/2016 Event Honors Family, Major Gift Makes New Cancer Research Center Possible at Stony BrookThe Kavita and Lalit Bahl Center for Metabolomics and Imaging will help researchers understand the metabolism of cancer at its most complicated cellular levels. Add in new imaging tools that can map tumors with more precision than ever before and you have a new, one-of-a-kind translational research resource located at the Stony Brook University Cancer Center.
11/29/2016 Stony Brook President Hosts Town Hall Meetings: Hear Updates and Discuss Progress On Diversity PlanStony Brook University's President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. is hosting three town hall meetings on the University's Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Initiative. They are being held for all community members to hear an update and discuss progress on implementation of the University's Diversity Plan.
11/22/2016 Stony Brook Professor Shows 5th Graders How to Track Penguin Poop and be a "Citizen Scientist"Approximately 80 fifth graders at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) will learn first-hand from Stony Brook University ecologist Heather Lynch about the lives of penguins in Antarctica, the biology of the continent, and how to track penguin droppings by way of satellite technology using a new interactive website, called MAPPPD. Penguin poop from all species are key indicators of marine food supplies and thus marine health and climate issues in Antarctica.
11/16/2016 Stony Brook Medicine Shares the Support to Help Smokers Quit at Great American Smokeout EventOn November 17, Stony Brook Medicine is encouraging smokers to quit and encouraging others to support smokers trying to quit for the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout.