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.
11/1/2016 Stony Brook Cancer Patients Express Their Journey Through ArtFrom November 3-27, the North Shore Art Guild, Inc. presents "Artists United in the Fight Against Cancer," a quality Art Exhibition benefiting Stony Brook University Cancer Center's Art Therapy Program. The exhibition is not only an juried art show open to all Long Island artists but will also feature artwork created by adult oncology and adolescent patients from the Stony Brook Children's Hospital cancer pediatric unit and Stony Brook Cancer Center. The theme, "Through the Eyes of a Child," is a celebration for those fighting the disease as well as those who have beaten it.
10/31/2016 Amazon@StonyBrook Pick Up Location Launch EventStony Brook University will celebrate the opening of the new Amazon@StonyBrook location and the innovative services being offered. Speakers from Amazon and Stony Brook University will make brief remarks to formally open the Pick Up location. An informal reception will follow.
10/19/2016 "Double, Double Toil and Trouble..." Twice the Halloween Fun at Stony Brook Children'sStony Brook Children's Child Life specialists are always looking for ways to make the hospital less scary for kids and their families, but they'll make a spooky exception this Halloween!
10/10/2016 Stony Brook University Hosts Guerrilla Girls for Artist TalkIn a lively multimedia presentation, the Guerrilla Girls will show how they use “facts, humor and fake fur” to reveal shocking truths about sexism and prejudice in the art world and beyond. It will illuminate and contextualizes the important historical and ongoing work of these highly original, provocative and influential artists who champion feminism and social change.
10/6/2016 Stony Brook Attempts to Change Statistics at Donor Enrollment DayStony Brook University Hospital's Department of Transplant will be hosting a special kickoff event to encourage New Yorkers to become a registered organ donor during LiveOnNY's Donor Enrollment Day. Last year Team Stony Brook added 650 new registrations to the system - saving nearly 5,000 lives. This year they plan to do the same - getting more residents to sign up in the effort of saving more people in our area.
10/5/2016 Unique Multidisciplinary Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Center Opens at Stony Brook Children's Hospital, First in the NY/Tri-State AreaRoughly 1,000 boys in the New York Tristate area have been diagnosed with DMD, but the closest Certified DMD Care Centers to the region are in Boston and Baltimore - two out of only 11 currently in the country -- leaving families and patients with no choice but to travel out of the area for comprehensive care. With the support from Hope for Javier, and with so many resources already in place, Stony Brook Children's Hospital is stepping into the void and is becoming a destination for care for those patients residing in the region and beyond.
9/28/2016 Riding for a Cure: Hundreds of Motorcycle Enthusiasts Support Breast Cancer Services at Stony Brook University Cancer CenterIt's not your average 'Sunday Morning Ride!' On October 2, hundreds of Long Island motorcycle riders will participate in Ride for a Cure, hosted by A World of Pink, to honor breast cancer patients from Stony Brook Medicine.