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Class Notes

MAY 2016 Yelena V. Barbos ’08 got married in September 2014 and her son, Samuel Adrian Barbosa, was born August 2015. Deena Betze, Esq. ’87 was appointed to the Board of Directors of Court Appointed Special...

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President’s Letter

In less than 60 years, Stony Brook University has become a world-class public research institution, with our ambition and determination yielding extraordinary local, regional and global results. Providing access to...

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Michael Kimmel is on a mission to recruit men to support gender equality. The SUNY Distinguished Professor of sociology and gender studies at Stony Brook and executive director of the University’s Center for the Study...

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News & Notes

THOMAS ALLISON WINS 2017 DISCOVERY PRIZE Postdoc receives $200,000 to unravel mysteries of movement within molecules How do electrons move within molecules? Thomas Allison, an assistant professor in the Departments of...

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On a mild winter morning, Ellen Pikitch opens the sliding glass doors of her East Quogue home, strolls across her back lawn and gazes over her proximate study area, Long Island’s Shinnecock Bay. A professor at Stony...

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College was the last thing on Jonathan Conyers’ mind. He grew up in the Bronx, the youngest of five children. His older brother, an army reservist stationed in Virginia, took custody of Conyers when he was 16 because...

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Personalizing Brain Surgery

Richard Warme, a 67-year-old Long Island painter, was in the middle of a job when he suddenly didn’t feel well and had to sit down. As he stepped off a scaffold, half the world around him went black. “It was as if I...

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The Case For Stony Brook

While they each had their own path to Stony Brook — whether as a student, professor or member of the community — they are united in a passion for seeing it excel as a world-class research university. Recently, several...

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Where Creativity Lives On

When Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner — two of the greatest American artists of the 20th century — moved to the hamlet of Springs in East Hampton in 1945, they unknowingly changed the course of contemporary art history...

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Campus to Table

Stony Brook has joined the agriculture and dining renaissance with two innovative vegetable gardens: one in a former freight container on West Campus, and the other on the third floor of Stony Brook University Hospital...

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An Air of Respect

As Stony Brook strives to maintain a respectful, safe, healthy and clean community, all campus locations (including Southampton and Manhattan) are now 100 percent tobacco-free. The University is among more than 1,000...

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Together We Transform

This year marks the start of Stony Brook’s mission to propel the Department of Athletics into the future with Together We Transform, a five-year plan that supports and elevates the Project 50 Forward initiative designed...

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Q & A

Rick Gatteau, associate provost for academic success, spoke to us about Stony Brook’s commitment to helping students of all socioeconomic levels succeed and to increasing the University’s four-year graduation rates...

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