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Working With Media Relations



The Office of Media Relations is responsible for communicating information regarding Stony Brook University’s achievements, student awards and stories, faculty research, programs, economic development and campus events to the local, regional, national, and international news media. The staff also responds to daily media requests for information and faculty experts. The Media Relations staff also works closely with University Police to facilitate external communications in emergency situations.

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Student journalists

Student Journalists

If you are a student journalist with an inquiry that concerns Stony Brook University, please complete this form and we will review your request and contact you as soon as possible.

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Stony Brook University Experts

The Stony Brook University Experts Site provides news media representatives with a resource to identify and connect with Stony Brook University professionals who can provide expertise, analysis and commentary on a wide variety of news and research topics.

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Film crew

Film Crews

Stony Brook University works cooperatively with organizations to film for news programs, documentaries and television productions.  For consideration regarding filming feature or short films, please contact Stony Brook’s Conferences & Special Events team at or 631 632-6320.

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Research faculty

Research Faculty

Ever wondered why the media picks up on certain research findings and ignores so many other (perhaps more scientifically important) ones? Or maybe why a colleague was highlighted in the campus magazine or company newsletter while you were overlooked? It usually has a lot to do with the personalities of and actions taken by the featured researchers themselves.

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News by E-Mail

News reporters can sign up to receive news releases from Stony Brook University Media Relations Office via e-mail. Click here to send an e-mail request, and you will be added to our media distribution list. By signing up for this service, you are agreeing to honor all embargo dates and times. You also will be asked to provide your media affiliation.

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About sbu

About Stony Brook

From its beginnings a half-century ago, Stony Brook University has been characterized by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.

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Style guide

University Style Guide

With this Web site, the Office of University Communications aims to put tools in your hands — tools for the promotion of your events and accomplishments through media and merchandise. Whether you’re sharing your news with the community or telling it to the world, you’ll find ready access to Powerpoint templates, photos, brochures, electronic letterhead, and University logos, as well as guidance on getting your message across via publications, advertising, licensing, and Web communications.

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Emergency notification

Emergency Notification Information

In order to respond effectively to emergency situations, Stony Brook University maintains an Emergency Management Plan and has created an Emergency Operations Center and an Emergency Management Team. The team is trained to evaluate and respond to major emergency situations using the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS ensures effective management of the people, organizations, and resources utilized in response to emergencies.

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