Smart thermostats that control heating and cooling based on building occupancy can help reduce both energy use and costs. However, the sensors that inform the smart thermostats of the presence of occupants can’t detect stationary individuals in these buildings. Now, researchers from Stony Brook University are hoping to remedy that problem by improving upon the sensors used in occupancy detection.
Stony Brook Southampton is launching the country’s first certificate program in podcasting as the storytelling form’s popularity swells… Up to a dozen students will be accepted into the yearlong Audio Podcast Fellows program and will each “walk away with their own pilot of their own podcast,” said program director Kathleen Russo, who is a producer of Alec Baldwin’s WNYC show, “Here’s The Thing.”
Is this the beginning of a long-overdue shake-up in the male-dominated boardrooms and back offices of pro sports? “They’re coming,” says Michael Kimmel, founder of the Center for The Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook University, who predicts that a wave of accusations against sports figures will emerge.
Women's lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina has been selected to join the US Lacrosse Women's National Team staff as an assistant coach, as announced by US Lacrosse. He will be working primarily with the program's offense.