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Helping New York Face Climate Problems of the Future

New York Times

Several months ago, the city chose a consortium led by Stony Brook University to set up something called the New York Climate Exchange. Officials said the exchange would lead research into climate solutions and training for green jobs. Now the exchange is getting a chief executive — Stephen Hammer, a climate adviser at the World Bank. He will start next month.

Two LI universities participating in ‘doctoral degree without borders’ program

Long Island Business News

New York Institute of Technology and Stony Brook University are among nine universities participating in a “doctoral degree without borders” program. The multi-school initiative allows doctoral students at nineNew York City-area engineering schools take courses at each other’s institutions without any additional tuition.

Digitizing Dan’s: Stony Brook Seeks Support to Preserve Dan Rattiner’s Archive

Long Island Business News

Earlier this year, Dan Rattiner made the donation of a lifetime to Stony Brook University — more specifically, the donation of his lifetime — gifting his personal archive of Dan’s Papers, which he founded 63 years ago. With the physical archive now becoming available to the public as part of Stony Brook’s Special Collections, the university is calling upon the greater East End community to help fund the digitization and preservation of Rattiner’s eponymous life’s work.

Unlocking The Mystery Of Marine Viruses

Deeper Blue

By unraveling the entire genome of a certain marine organism — referred to by scientists as a “protist” — that may act as a host for many viruses, an international team led by researchers from Stony Brook University sets the stage for future investigations of marine protist genomes, marine microbial dynamics and the evolutionary interplay between host organisms and their viruses.

WUSB Finally Back To Full Strength At Stony Brook University

Radio Ink

Stony Brook University’s WUSB has restored its broadcast strength with the installation of a new 3,600-watt transmitter, supported by New York state funding. Thus ends the saga started in April 2022, when the station’s three-decade-old transmitter failed, reducing the broadcast range to a 20-mile radius.

November 6th, 2023 – Dr. Samantha Muhlrad (From 14:10 to 25:34)


Chief of hand surgery at Stony Brook Medicine, Dr. Samantha Muhlrad, joins Gianna Volpe on the WLIW-FM Heart of The East End Medical Monday segment underwritten by Jennifer Benton to talk about arthritis symptoms, prevention and prevalence.

The 2023 Long Island Power 100

City & State

The Long Island Power 100 identifies the local power players who are driving debates over major policy issues locally and statewide, from affordable housing to public safety to offshore wind development. The list features the candidates in the Suffolk County executive clash, a former member of Congress who’s a de facto leader of the state GOP and a Democrat who’s mounting a congressional comeback – but not a particular headline-grabbing lawmaker whose days in Washington, D.C., appear to be numbered.

We’re pleased to present the 2023 Long Island Power 100 including Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis at #20.

Nursing schools turning away qualified applicants in part because of instructor shortage on Long Island, in U.S.


Marybeth Heyden said she took an annual pay cut of more than $25,000 when in 2021 she began teaching part time at Stony Brook University’s School of Nursing, and reduced her nurse practitioner hours.

Fall back from daylight saving time: the debate on Long Island and across the nation


“In terms of science and policy, evidence is pretty clear: People get more sleep and better outcomes when they are on standard time,” said Lauren Hale, a professor in Stony Brook University’s preventive medicine program and founding editor of the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Health Journal.

College applications: What to know this year


Mark Cortez, executive director of admissions at Stony Brook, said the school takes a “holistic evaluation of applications.” The school, of course, considers academics and the rigor of courses that students complete in high school, he said. Admissions experts also consider community service, as well as extracurriculars in the application. “We are looking to see if a student has sustained involvement in activities and were they able to develop leadership skills in those activities?” he said.

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