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Jul 17, 2018, 12:29 ETTwo Stony Brook Researchers Receive Energy Frontier Research Center Awards Totaling $21.75M

Stony Brook University received notification from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that two proposals directed by SBU faculty to expand or develop ...


Jun 20, 2018, 04:43 ETStony Brook's AERTC Selected For Leadership Role In Nationwide Consortium On Offshore Wind Industry

Stony Brook's Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) will play a key role in a nationwide research and development consortium for the ...


Apr 13, 2018, 03:24 ETStars of Stony Brook University Gala Honoring Dorothy Lichtenstein Raises $7.1 Million To Support Scholarships And Creative Writing And Film Programs

Nearly 700 guests gathered on Wednesday evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers to honor one of America's most dedicated and energetic art and...


Mar 13, 2018, 03:06 ETArts Advocate Dorothy Lichtenstein To Be Honored At Stars Of Stony Brook Annual Gala April 11 At Pier Sixty At Chelsea Piers

Stony Brook University will honor Dorothy Lichtenstein at its 19th Annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala, Wednesday, April 11 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea...


Aug 22, 2017, 14:32 ETResearch Center Established To Explore The Least Understood And Strongest Force Behind Visible Matter

Science can explain only a small portion of the matter that makes up the universe, from the earth we walk on to the stars we see at night. Stony...


Aug 01, 2017, 17:17 ETStony Brook Welcomes Southampton Hospital To Its System

Stony Brook University welcomed Southampton Hospital, hereafter known as Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, as a member of the Stony Brook Medicine...


May 19, 2017, 20:30 ETStony 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...


Apr 20, 2017, 21:00 ETStony 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...


Mar 09, 2017, 18:00 ETFormer 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 Stars ...


Oct 27, 2016, 12:01 ETNew 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...


Sep 21, 2016, 03:00 ETStony 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...


Aug 23, 2016, 08:30 ETNew 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...


Aug 16, 2016, 05:19 ETStony 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 of...


May 20, 2016, 09:00 ETStony 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 more...


Apr 20, 2016, 08:45 ET"Far Beyond" Brings The Stony Brook University Story To Life

As Stony Brook University continues its ascent as one of the nation's preeminent research universities, students, faculty, alumni and staff now have...


Apr 04, 2016, 12:37 ETStony Brook University Statement On SUNY 2020 And The NY State Budget

In response to recent legislative action, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., said today, "I am disappointed that the New York...


Dec 16, 2015, 01:13 ETStudy 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...


Nov 23, 2015, 02:00 ETStony 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...


Sep 04, 2015, 06:44 ETDr. 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 (CEAS) at...


Aug 21, 2015, 03:00 ETStony Brook University Helps Prepare Next Generation Of Farmers By Introducing A Hydroponic 'Freight Farm' On Campus

This fall, Stony Brook University is introducing a fresh new technology - a hydroponic Freight Farm - where student farmers can grow crops year-round ...


Jun 19, 2015, 02:07 ET"We Are HeForShe": Stony Brook University Commits To Take Action For Gender Equality

Following IMPACT 10x10x10's launch earlier this year, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD today announced that he has joined...


Jun 05, 2015, 03:24 ETBeam It Up Densely: Transporting Quantum Information Without Moving Matter

A team of scientists have taken quantum teleportation - a method of communicating information from one location to another without having to...


May 28, 2015, 08:30 ETStudy Suggests That Dinosaurs Were Warm-Blooded

Dinosaurs grew as fast as your average living mammal, according to a research paper published by Stony Brook University paleontologist Michael...


May 27, 2015, 12:01 ETStony Brook University Celebrates 55th Commencement Ceremony Honoring Billy Joel And Charles B Wang With Honorary Degrees

At Stony Brook University's 55th commencement ceremony today at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, 6,298 students had their degrees conferred, becoming the...


May 20, 2015, 06:44 ETStony Brook Archaeologists Find The Earliest Evidence Of Stone Tool Making

Our ancestors were making stone tools even earlier than we thought--some 700,000 years older. That's the finding of the West Turkana Archaeological...