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19 May, 2017, 20:30 ET Stony Brook University Celebrates 57th Commencement Ceremony

Words of encouragement, wisdom and sage advice prevailed from all who addressed the class of 2017 during the 57th Commencement Ceremony at Stony...


20 Apr, 2017, 21:00 ET Stony Brook University Gala Raises More Than $6.9 Million For Cancer Research And Scholarships

In recognition of his dedication to the fight against cancer, Joseph R. Biden Jr., 47th Vice President of the United States of America, was honored...


09 Mar, 2017, 19:00 ET Former Vice President Joe Biden Guest Of Honor At Stony Brook University Annual Gala

Stony Brook University will recognize the 47th Vice President of the United States of America, the Honorable Joseph R. Biden Jr., at its annual...


27 Oct, 2016, 00:01 ET New Exclusive Video Series: Luminaries Reveal Personal Experiences That Launched Careers

Billy Joel reveals that the first time he realized how much he loved performing was when he was in third grade and sang "Hound Dog" on his school...


21 Sep, 2016, 15:00 ET Stony Brook University President and Students Front and Center at UN Women's HeForShe 2nd Anniversary Celebration at the MoMA

Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. and 21 Stony Brook students, along with world leaders, activists, change-makers and...


23 Aug, 2016, 08:30 ET New Provost, Michael A. Bernstein, Joins Stony Brook On October 31

Michael A. Bernstein, the John Christie Barr Professor of History and Economics and Provost of Tulane University from 2007 through July 2016, has...


16 Aug, 2016, 17:19 ET Stony Brook Medicine Welcomes New Cardiothoracic Surgeons

 Newswise -- Joanna Chikwe, MD, Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Chair of the Department...


20 May, 2016, 21:00 ET Stony Brook Celebrates 56th Commencement Ceremony

 At Stony Brook University's 56th commencement ceremony today at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, 6,686 students had their degrees conferred joining...


16 Dec, 2015, 13:13 ET Study Reveals Environment, Behavior Contribute To Some 80 Percent Of Cancers

A team of researchers from Stony Brook University, led by Yusuf Hannun, MD, the Joel Strum Kenny Professor in Cancer Research and Director of the...


23 Nov, 2015, 14:00 ET Stony Brook University Announces $600 Million Capital Campaign, The Largest In SUNY History

On November 21, Stony Brook University launched the public phase of a seven-year, $600 million comprehensive campaign. The capital campaign, led by...


04 Sep, 2015, 18:44 ET Dr. Fotis Sotiropoulos Selected Dean Of Stony Brook University College Of Engineering And Applied Sciences

 Following a competitive national search, Dr. Fotis Sotiropoulos has been appointed Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences...


02 Dec, 2014, 13:30 ET Alan Alda's 'Flame Challenge' For 2015: What Is Sleep?

 The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University is challenging scientists to answer an eye-opening question: What is...


15 Jul, 2014, 14:15 ET New Feathered Dinosaur from China Sheds Light on Dinosaur Flight

Research findings from an international team of scientists including Alan Turner, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomical Sciences...


09 Jul, 2014, 13:00 ET Global Census Shows Adelie Penguin Population Is Actually On The Rise

The first global census of the Adelie penguin, long considered a key indicator species to monitor and understand the effects of climate change and...


22 Apr, 2013, 10:12 ET Advanced Energy 2013, Premier Conference Of Its Kind, Serves As A Showcase For High Tech Energy Entrepreneurs April 30-May 1 In New York

 Dozens of cutting edge technology energy entrepreneurs from across New York State and the country have the unique opportunity to be mentored,...


10 Apr, 2013, 10:10 ET Stony Brook University Hellenic Studies To Receive $3m In Gifts From George Tsunis, NY Hellenic Community And Simons Foundation

 Stony Brook University received a total of $3 million in donations to enhance course offerings in Greek language and culture, with the...


08 Apr, 2013, 10:00 ET Advanced Energy 2013: Mayor Bloomberg, NYS Energy And Finance Chair Richard Kaufman Among Keynotes (April 30-May 1)

 Six months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Eastern Seaboard and its energy grids, hundreds of the nation's foremost experts from academia...


14 Mar, 2013, 10:19 ET Stony Brook Medicine Receives $750,000 Pledge From Charles Gargano For Endowed Chair In Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging

 Charles A. Gargano, former U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago and long-time friend of Stony Brook University, has agreed to establish the...


06 Mar, 2013, 12:00 ET Stony Brook University Secures $200 Million In 12 Months

Stony Brook University has long been known for providing opportunities for talented, high achieving students who want a quality, affordable, public...


27 Feb, 2013, 08:30 ET Actor And Visiting Professor Alan Alda To Be Honored At 'Stars Of Stony Brook Gala 2013' April 24 At Chelsea Piers

Stony Brook University's 2013 "Stars of Stony Brook" Gala will honor one of its own this year, actor-director-writer-educator and six-time Emmy and...


07 Oct, 2011, 15:00 ET Health of Coral Reefs Linked to Human and Environmental Activity

Historical reconstruction reveals humans contributed to both degradation and recovery of coral reefs Changing human activities coupled with a...


15 Jul, 2011, 10:21 ET Loss of Top Animal Predators has Massive Ecological Effects

Impacts include increases in infectious diseases and invasive species, as well as changes in soil, water, vegetation, and the atmosphere...


29 Apr, 2011, 09:15 ET Scientists Can Track Origin of Shark Fins Using DNA Zip-Coding

Studies show that coastal sharks have "DNA zip codes" that can reveal where they were born; underscores potential of DNA testing to monitor fin...


26 Nov, 2010, 09:30 ET Institute for Ocean Conservation Science Helps Launch Stony Brook University’s Master of Arts Program in Marine Conservation and Policy

New M.A. program is the first of its kind in New York and among only a few such programs nationwide Scientists from the Institute for Ocean...


08 Oct, 2010, 12:19 ET Study Provides Data That Can Inform Atlantic Sturgeon Recovery Efforts

Study of ocean migration indicates that local management of the population may be insufficient and supports recently proposed listing for Atlantic...