Soon hundreds of international students will be arriving at Stony Brook University to begin their academic careers in search of advanced degrees and they are in need of host families to make the transition easier.
Patricia C. Wright’s younger brother, Ted Chapple of Avon, mused recently that his big sister is known around the world…Wright won the $250,000 Indianapolis Prize and she was named a distinguished professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, attaining the highest teaching position in the SUNY system.
Bagels are delicious literally no matter which way you slice them–but are they more delicious when cut into a "mathematically perfect" shape? Stony Brook University’s engineering professor George W. Hart thinks he has found the magic formula.
"Clearly, Pluto is a touchy subject," said Fred Walter, a professor of astronomy at Stony Brook University. As Walter sees it, powerful scientific evidence undergirded Pluto’s downgrade from planet to dwarf.
"It has the most extreme orbit of any of the planets, at least when it was a planet," Walter said, noting Pluto, about the size of Earth’s moon, is highly dependent on a larger, full-fledged celestial body, a guardian planet in the cosmos.
Stony Brook University has received a donation of $750,000 from Dialysis Clinic Inc. to establish a permanent endowed professorship in nephrology research.
The season of deep tans, warm weather and hot sun lends itself to more outdoor activities, and inevitably, more skin bared.
And while bottles of sunscreen are a staple in most beach bags, how well are we really protecting ourselves against the sun’s harmful UV rays?
Dermatologist Dr. Adrienne Haughton of Stony Brook Medicine talks about UV exposure safety on July 8, 2014, for UV exposure awareness month.
Children of cancer patients are often an overlooked population because they do not suffer from the disease themselves. However, the emotional stress of growing up with a parent battling cancer often robs children of their carefree childhood. Many times, they suffer quietly, leading to academic, social, emotional and developmental problems, according to a study from the Groningen University Medical Center.
FiOS 1’s "Push Pause" program came to SBU to cover Earthstock in 2014
Wrapping up their ten-day festival of world cinema, the 19th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival has announced its award winners. Presented by master of ceremonies John Anderson of The New York Times and Newsday, the awards were presented on Saturday night after the conclusion of the festival’s closing night screening, "1,000 Times a Good Night" starring Juliette Binoche.